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Anita Catches A Break

AP | Posted 03.31.2014 | Black Voices

DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan judge has dismissed an arrest warrant that had been issued for Grammy Award-winning singer Anita Baker. A Wayne County Ci...

Warrant Issued For Grammy-Winning Singer

Posted 03.21.2014 | Celebrity

Anita Baker may soon be giving the best she's got in court. A bench warrant has been issued for the Grammy-winning singer for failing to appear at...

LISTEN: 21 Christmas Songs To Compliment Your Holiday Season

Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

Nothing gets us more in the holiday mood than our favorite yuletide tunes. From timeless classics such as Mariah Carey's "All I Want For Christmas ...

Chats With The Manhattan Transfer's Janis Siegel & Cheryl Bentyne and Jeff Lorber, Plus Diane Birch, The Swellers and Johnny Chill Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.26.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"There isn't much hiding the heartbreak in this song," Diane explains. "It's about the point of knowing how bad the blow is gonna be but hoping you can just stall reality." Check out the premiere of the track "Tell Me Tomorrow" from the upcoming record.

DreamWeaver & Maron: Conversations with George Duke and Black Iris/White Iris' Daron Hollowell

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.20.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I'm the same guy underneath whether I'm producing or writing or composing. Whatever I'm doing, it's still all music and it's still all me. I feel the same way with regards to styles of music."

KOKUMỌ: Transgender Recording Artist and Activist Talks About Her New EP and What Empowerment for T.G.I. People of Color Means

Laverne Cox | Posted 05.27.2013 | Gay Voices
Laverne Cox

"I am a survivor of sexual abuse and domestic violence. I'm from the South side of Chicago. You know from a lower-middle-class family. I'm dark skinned. I'm plus-sized. I'm afro-centric and therefore I'm marginalized even within the margins."

WATCH: Anita Baker Performs 'Lately' On Kimmel

Posted 02.05.2013 | Black Voices

As fans anticipate the release of Anita Baker’s eighth studio album, “Only Forever,” the 55-year-old songstress is celebrating her Grammy nomina...

UFW Concerts: Chatting With Kris Kristofferson Plus Gerald Albright & Norman Brown, and Shevy Smith's Video Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.19.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Filmed in Brooklyn by way of Southern California, "Rocket Fuel" is off Shevy Smith's Ad Astra record, which was released this May.

VH1 Adds More 'Divas' To Forthcoming Event

Posted 02.07.2012 | Black Voices

Today it was announced that Anita Baker, Mavis Staples, Wanda Jackson and Ledisi will join the list of performers scheduled to hit the stage at this y...

"My Funny Valentine": A Laughable but Heartfelt Playlist for My Wife on Valentine's Day

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Written by the great Richard Rogers and Lorenz Hart for the 1937 musical Babes In Arms, "My Funny Valentine" is one of those genuinely timeless standards that put the Great in the Great American Songbook.

An Interview With Buffy Sainte-Marie, Plus Train and Digital 45 Updates

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

This being Woodstock Week, it seemed a perfect time to catch-up with this artist whose music influenced many of those who appeared at the culture-changing event.