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Hey, Ms. Dynamite... Where Have You Been?

Lydia Hughes | Posted 02.28.2012 | Entertainment
Lydia Hughes

At the SB.TV Xmas party I caught up with Ms Dynamite. She's been on the down-low for some time, a lot of us wondering what she's been up to, but now she's ready to make a comeback.

Lady Leshurr Talks Touring, 2012, and the Real Meaning of "Lego"

Lydia Hughes | Posted 02.26.2012 | Entertainment
Lydia Hughes

Lady Leshurr, who has been previously dubbed as the UK's female version of Busta Rhymes, performed at SB.TV's first live event at Koko in London this week.

Miguel: 'Eclectric' R&B Upstart

Marlynn Snyder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Marlynn Snyder

In the fractured music industry, it is getting harder and harder to "break" a new recording artist. Into this challenging abyss comes talented multi-hyphenate Miguel, a singer-songwriter-producer.

Second Chance: El DeBarge Has a Winner

Marlynn Snyder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Marlynn Snyder

The road from hell back to creativity and peace of mind is a difficult one, indeed. R&B/pop legend El DeBarge has made the journey with his considerable gifts as a singer and songwriter intact.

Afro-Brazilian History, Beats and Culture

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
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Lauri Lyons

While Africa and America are often recognized as the book ends of the African Diaspora, there is an additional link in the Middle Passage that is less publicized, but no less important.

HuffPost Reviews: Snoop Dogg, Timbaland, Clipse, and Chris Brown, Plus an Interview With Papa Roach on World Hunger Year

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Welcome to Snoopworld, where Chevys still are bouncin', would-be gangstas still kind of prowl the streets (albeit it's a new generation), explicit-isms flow like 40 oz. beer, and tempos best not harsh anyone's mellow.