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WATCH: 2014 BET Awards Performances

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 07.07.2014 | Black Voices

Live from Los Angeles' Nokia Theater, the 2014 BET Awards aired Sunday night, featuring some of the most talented artists in music. Aside from a few a...

Pharrell Wins Big At BET Awards

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 06.30.2014 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After nearly four hours of prizes, performances and the occasional bleeped expletive, the 2014 BET Awards came to a close. When i...

Julee Wilson

Erykah Badu And Ledisi Talk Beauty And Moms

HuffingtonPost.com | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.08.2014 | Black Voices

This Wednesday, Essence magazine celebrated two of its May 2014 cover girls -- neo-soul visionary Erykah Badu and eight-time Grammy nominee Ledisi -- ...

Essence Magazine Promotes "Natural" Beauty in the Black Community

Rachel Hampton | Posted 06.10.2014 | Black Voices
Rachel Hampton

I applaud the publication on its endeavor to begin the conversation on natural beauty. "Pretty" goes beyond European style features and Brazilian imported tresses; it starts with a Black woman's kinks sprouting from her roots and raw individuality.

Grammy Nominated Singer Wows With New Album

AP | NEKESA MUMBI MOODY | Posted 04.07.2014 | Black Voices

Ledisi, "The Truth" (Verve Music Group) Despite multiple Grammy nominations, being one of Michelle Obama's faves and having a voice that is among the...

WOWZAS x Three!

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.02.2014 | Black Voices

We literally can't take our eyes off of Essence magazine's May issue. Maybe because the glossy decided to tap three of the most beautiful songstesses ...

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 ...

New Prince Song!

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 06.13.2013 | Entertainment

Prince debuted "Ain't Gonna Miss U When U're Gone" on his website, a six-minute tune that features singer/songwriter Ledisi. The song is available ...

Stay Warm, And Full Of Churros, During The White House Tree Lighting

Posted 12.02.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- You may get hungry and cold as you're walking to and from the Neil Patrick Harris-hosted White House Christmas Tree lighting this week. ...

Neil Patrick Harris Will Help With Christmas Tradition

Posted 11.28.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Neil Patrick Harris will help light the National Christmas Tree next week. The award-winning Broadway and television actor will be the m...

Chuck Brown Memorial Service Details: What You Need To Know

Posted 05.30.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Are you planning on attending Thursday's public memorial service for go-go legend Chuck Brown at the Walter E. Washington Convention Cen...

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...

Ledisi Opens Up On Nina Simone's Legacy In New Blog

Posted 12.05.2011 | Black Voices

As previously reported, Simone (born Lisa Celeste Stroud), the daughter of singer Nina Simone paid homage to her iconic mother on Mother’s Day with ...

Brennan Williams

Ledisi Opens Up On Tour Preparations, Nick Ashford And More

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 10.25.2011 | Black Voices

As previously reported, four-time Grammy Award-nominated singer-songwriter Ledisi (full name Ledisi Young) is set to embark on her first headlining No...

Ledisi Announces Her First Headlining Tour

Posted 10.11.2011 | Black Voices

Fresh off the release of her Top 10 album, Pieces of Me, Ledisi is set to embark on her first headlining North American tour of the same name. Beginni...

Lost in Time: A Conversation With Eric Benét, Plus Sony Launches PopMarket.com

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"When I listen to music today, it feels like there is a lot of soul missing in soul and R&B music. I think technology, in a lot of ways, has become a crutch for people who really aren't as talented as they appear to be," Benét said.

Government and Go-Go: Conversations with Stone Sour and Slipknot's Corey Taylor, and Chuck Brown

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Playing live is a lost art, and you don't see a lot of bands that go out and play the way the older bands do. It's a celebration, and a lot of people treat it like a commercial or a distraction.