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The late legendary music visionary Fats Domino was honored with a street naming in New Orleans.

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Media visionary Cathy Hughes will be inducted into the Black Music and Entertainment Walk of Fame for her pivotal contributions.

A Questlove Jawn, the documentary dazzles viewers in the nearly two-hour exploration into the overlooked festival in the summer of 1969.


On June 24th iOne Digital and the National Museum of African American Music hosted a dynamic discussion on "The State of Black Music Today: A Timely Conversation Between Voices of the Music Industry".

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A museum celebrating the legacies of Black musicians will open in Nashville this summer.

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Gregory Hines and Marvin Gaye will be a part of the U.S. Postal Service’s 2019 Forever stamp collection.

I have to agree with John Blake of CNN when he says today’s music is depressing in his article “Where’s The Love In R&B Music?” SEE ALSO: All Eight Sandusky Accusers To Testify How Jerry Sandusky Played The New York Times I find it pretty difficult to find a good selection of R&B music today […]

Here is our Labor Day barbecue playlist which can be applied to any day your family has a barbecue. 9. Rick James–Super Freak 10. The Gap Band–You Dropped A Bomb On Me 11. Jay-Z–Ain’t No Ni**a 12. New Edition–Cool It Now 13. Kool & the Gang–Celebration 14.Ice Cube–Today Was A Good Day 15. 69 Boyz–Tootsee […]

As Black America winds down its summer with the last barbecues of the season, NewsOne has put together a playlist to help direct your Labor Day DJ’s selection. From young cousins to two-steppin’ aunties, this list was compiled with everyone in mind. So whether you’re partying on a rooptop with friends or at the park […]

As you groove to the soulful sounds of Adele and Joss Stone, who do they remind you of? White Soul singers or, “blue-eyed soul singers,” as they’re commonly referred to, may have gotten their inspiration from some of the most soulful Black music artists in history, but are they keeping Black music alive today? SimplyComplex_87 […]

Every so often a so-called “blue-eyed soul” singer appears out of nowhere accelerating themselves to the top of a Black genre and pushing the music into the mainstream. With their success comes resentment from those who feel Black artists should receive the same sort of profits from their cultural capital. Despite these conversations on race and […]