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Guess Who's Been Added To This Year's Soul Train Awards Lineup?

Posted 11.04.2013 | Black Voices

As Kendrick Lamar leads this year’s Soul Train Awards nominees in six categories, today the long running music event announced its confirmed list of...

PHOTOS: Essence Music Festival 2013

AP | CHEVEL JOHNSON | Posted 09.05.2013 | Black Voices

NEW ORLEANS -- Avery(asterisk)Sunshine may be a new voice to some, but the 38-year-old Atlanta artist hopes more fans will be saying her name after he...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Beats with Bernhoft and Serving up Las Supper

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.19.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

As Officer Larvelle Jones in the Police Academy films, Michael Winslow made a name for himself with thousands of impeccable sound effects. There is no...

2013 ESSENCE Music Festival Lineup Announced

Posted 01.14.2013 | Black Voices

Jill Scott, Maxwell, New Edition, and Keyshia Cole are among the star-studded list of performers scheduled to perform at this year’s annual ESSENCE ...

PHOTOS: Sunset Junction Street Festival Turns 30

Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Sunset Junction celebrated its 30th anniversary with last weekend's street festival. Tens of thousands hoofed it to Sunset Boulevard (parking was scar...

Ratification of the Magna Carter: Is Jay-Z the Greatest Rapper Alive?

Barry Michael Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Barry Michael Cooper

Shawn Corey Carter, aka Jay-Z, is at a crossroads in the continuous ascent of his vertically integrated career. He's been both passenger and conductor on the Jigganational Express.