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Stakes Is High: Redeeming the Soul of America

Michael W. Waters | Posted 12.04.2014 | Black Voices
Michael W. Waters

Violence is far too often not just a subtext, but the text in American society. No place in our society has remained untouched. Not suburbia. Not the halls of higher education. However, American violence proves all the more weighty when it is unjustly enacted by those who carry a firearm and a badge.

Amerigo Gazaway: For Love of Hip Hop

Craig Carpenter | Posted 09.16.2014 | Arts
Craig Carpenter

Music has a funny way of imprinting a time period in the listener's head. And maybe that's why we like it. As a work of both art and performance, listening to music becomes more than a passive experience.

11 Songs You Won't Believe Are Samples Of James Brown's Music

Posted 06.12.2014 | Black Voices

James Brown’s innovative style, stage presence, and artistry have penetrated through pop culture and influenced legions of fans through the years. ...

Why This Grammy-Winning Band Gave Music Away For Free

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 03.16.2014 | Entertainment

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Get ready for a lot of new De La Soul music. Dave Jolicouer, a member of the classic hip-hop group, says a new mixtape will be...

De La Tre Mason

T. Better Baldwin | Posted 03.16.2014 | Black Voices
T. Better Baldwin

I don't know the dynamics of your father-son relationship, nor is it any of my business. I recognize that you've earned your spot in this world based on your own merit and a birthmark doesn't give you the power to break tackles, or does it?

PHOTOS: 9 Hottest Summer Concerts At The Greek

The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner | Posted 04.24.2013 | Los Angeles

It might only be April, but summer is in full swing in Los Angeles. The sun is out and summer festival lineups are popping up left and right. The Gree...

Rock On! Sunset Strip Music Festival Set Times Announced

The Huffington Post | Eliza Fisher | Posted 08.01.2012 | Los Angeles

It's plain and simple: LA rocks! Proof? A swath of the city on Sunset Boulevard between Doheny Avenue and San Vicente Boulevard is going to be shut...

A Film Called Quest: A Peek At Beats, Rhymes And Life

Wyatt Closs | Posted 09.05.2011 | Entertainment
Wyatt Closs

2011-07-06-tribe

Blessed: A Conversation With Lucinda Williams, Plus David Berkeley's Video "George Square"

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

2011-03-07-mr.jpgFor her new album, Blessed, Lucinda Williams brought in Don Was on production.

A Guitar Hero, Guinness, GP, and "Single Girls": Conversations with Steve Vai and Graham Parker, plus Laura Jansen's New Video

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Steve Vai and Berklee are trying to set a record in Guinness by attempting to teach as many guitarists online as possible within a single lesson.

Gorillaz Stomp the Garden

Salvatore Bono | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Salvatore Bono

This combination of visuals, musical style and talent, raw energy and power, it was just a two hour experience of wonderment for the audience.