The Motor City and its rich musical history is at the heart of this year's San Francisco International Boogie Woogie Festival.
(Photo Credit: Nicole Shackelford) In the budding underground music scene in De...
In reality, Rubio's the perfect Republican nominee, because, to paraphrase Mark Twain, the GOP never lets the truth stand in the way of a good story.
(Photo Credit: Jordan V) Based out of Richmond, Virginia, Windhand is steadily becoming one of the great modern additions to a long legacy of the do...
Danny Brown has become one the great success stories coming from our hip-hop scene here in Detroit. Always staying true to himself, he's been able to carve out his own lane in the music industry and show the world exactly who he is.
Celldweller is the brainchild of the electronic music producer and musician Klayton.
The daughter of Chinese immigrants, Boggs was a seminal figure in the Black Power movement and -- along with her husband, James Boggs -- spent decades tirelessly advocating for fundamental changes in American policy on civil rights, labor relations, feminism, the environment and just about anything else that would shake up the status quo.
A native daughter of Detroit, jessica Care moore first won hearts with her five-time winning streak on It's Showtime at the Apollo back in 1995, after newly transplanting herself to New York City at age 22 a year after her father's death.
The National interviewed Washington Post editor David Maraniss after he visited the University of Massachusetts-Amherst to talk about his new book, Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story, a history of the city in the early 1960s, its golden age.
For those of us hip-hop heads in the know, Toronto-based producer MoSS has been one of the best-kept secrets in music.
His agency contacts a select group of young men that are most likely to be involved in shootings -- the ones who've brushed off help and stubbornly refused to change. With directed help, ONS gives the boys a profitable alternative to crime, starting with a monthly paycheck up to $1,000 for staying out of trouble.
Singer-songwriter Charity grew up in Detroit and was shrouded in the dark tides that washed over the city. A place with many wounds, Charity became familiar not only with pain, but even more so with healing.
One thing history instructs - and Maraniss's fine book reminds us - is that the seeds of renewal must be egalitarian, or a vicious cycle of decline could start all over again.
(Photo Credit: Travis Shinn) When we first saw the band Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., they had that...
It's the season of the pumpkin, the time of the year best to enjoy the music of Twiztid. The Detroit horror duo has enjoyed a long career of gruesome raps with all the theatrics embedded into it.
Nick Pivot plays what he calls "shop floor country from the Motor City." His gutbucket, honky tonk lyrics are sure to incite drunken behavior and keep him off any short-list of poet laureate candidates evidenced by his latest, "F**k You, I'm from Detroit."