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Iconic music superstar Stevie Wonder announced that he has left Motown and signed with Republic Records. This is a move that comes as quite a jolt given that Stevie has been signed to Motown since he was 11 years old. He is one of the first names that come to mind when one mentions Motown […]

Group celebrates with an official remix of the classic “September” One of my favorite groups in life is the immortal Earth Wind and Fire. And today, I am so pleased to reflect on this band’s greatness as it is Earth Wind and Fire Day. What’s that? Earth Wind and Fire has a day? Well of […]

Where do we start? I mean this season has been brutal. So much death. So many have gone on and now we rise to learn of the passing of Andre Harrell at the age of 59. Mr. Harrell was the founder of one of the most influential urban music labels in recent history, Uptown Records. […]

No Little Richard, No Rock N Roll. Sorry for all of you who may be sleep, no, Elvis nor Jerry Lee Lewis did not birth the worldwide phenomenon that is Rock N Roll. No. They cannot lay claim there. The King, the originator, the never can be duplicated, and the undisputed King is Richard Penniman […]

We were proud to present an early evening of acoustic soul. This is a first of a series of music events that will showcase the essence of soul music. Today, we linked with the Arts Council for Long Beach as they advocate for local artists faced with hardships as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic. […]

In these days of COVID19 quarantine entertainment, certainly one of the most anticipated online events in the urban pop online culture was the #verzuz battle royale pitting superstar producers Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds and New Jack Swing progenitor Teddy Riley. Everybody was here for the battle, which was set for last Saturday Night on IG Live. […]

When we think of Soul Music, the name Will Downing must take its rightful place in our consciousness. His baritone jazzy style has erupted across our musical universe in a way that has made him an essential part pf our soul music diet. He’s overcome health challenges and remains a favorite among soul and jazz […]

By A. Scott Galloway In the world of jazz, few contemporary musicians have more consistently, proactively and provocatively built upon the goals and achievements of each succeeding year as Philadelphia-born Christian McBride. His latest Mack Avenue recording, The Movement Revisited is culminating documentation of a richly inspired piece – begun in 1998 – lauding four […]

Sy Smith’s dreamy single “Camelot” speaks of a love affair that feels so real, but is a fantasy all the same. In the video, Sy re-imagines the concept of Camelot – instead of being a fairytale-like castle set in Old England, Camelot is quite literally East Africa – Tanzania to be specific. The video opens […]

Indie Soul super-vocalist Sy Smith is set to give us the medicine we need as the world shuts down in the face of Covid-19 – an online concert. Thursday March 19, Sy Smith presents “Quarantune” – a soulful acoustic set featuring Sy and her musical friends, Kyle Bolden on guitar, and Chad Wright on percussion. […]


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