Grammy Awards Rescheduled for April and Relocated to Las Vegas

Earlier this month, with the rise in coronavirus cases, the Grammy Awards ceremony was postponed from the originally scheduled date of January 31. It was announced that the awards show was given another air date as well as a change in venue. On April 3, CBS and the Recording Academy have revealed that the 64th… Continue reading Grammy Awards Rescheduled for April and Relocated to Las Vegas

Robert Glasper Set to Release Black Radio lll in February

GRAMMY WINNING ARTIST ROBERT GLASPER TO RELEASE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED NEW STUDIO ALBUM BLACK RADIO III  FEBRUARY 25th THIRD INSTALLMENT IN THE SERIES CELEBRATES 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF GRAMMY-WINNING BLACK RADIO & BLACK HISTORY MONTH LISTEN & WATCH THE VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE “BLACK SUPERHERO” FEATURING KILLER MIKE + BJ THE CHICAGO KID + BIG K.R.I.T. APPEARING… Continue reading Robert Glasper Set to Release Black Radio lll in February

Nicole Henry’s Jazz Album ‘Time to Love Again’ Hits #5 on Jazz Charts

Nicole Henry’s Jazz Album ‘Time to Love Again’ Hits #5 on Jazz ChartsNicole Henry’s Jazz Album ‘Time to Love Again’ Hits #5 on Jazz Charts Nicole Henry’s Jazz Album Climbs to #5 on Jazz Charts Successfully Releasing an Album, Debuting a Musical to Standing Ovations and Starring in Her Own Whitney Houston Theatrical Tribute Show… Continue reading Nicole Henry’s Jazz Album ‘Time to Love Again’ Hits #5 on Jazz Charts

Ne-Yo Will Host 2022 Urban One Honors on MLK Day – January 17th, 2022

URBAN ONE HONORS PRESENTED BY T-MOBILE  ANNOUNCES ICON RECIPIENTS OF THIS YEAR’S SHOWCASE  INCLUDING JENNIFER HUDSON, TIMBALAND,  JIMMY JAM AND TERRY LEWIS, GAMBLE AND HUFF &  TASHA COBBS LEONARD   GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING RECORDING ARTIST & SONGWRITER NE-YO SET TO HOST   THE ANNUAL SHOWCASE CONTINUES WITH THE THEME  “THE SOUNDTRACK OF BLACK AMERICA”   SET… Continue reading Ne-Yo Will Host 2022 Urban One Honors on MLK Day – January 17th, 2022

MasterVoices Returns to Carnegie Hall Featuring Take 6 on Dec. 6

MasterVoices Returns to Carnegie Hall Featuring Take 6 on Dec. 6 MASTERVOICES OPENS ITS 2021-22 SEASON WITH A JOYFUL NOISE, A FESTIVE PROGRAM CELEBRATING THE RETURN TO LIVE PERFORMANCES AND THE HOLIDAY SEASON ON DECEMBER 6 AT CARNEGIE HALL   The Chorus Celebrates the Start of its 80th Season with Guest Artists Mikaela Bennett, Northwell Health… Continue reading MasterVoices Returns to Carnegie Hall Featuring Take 6 on Dec. 6

Timbaland Creates Beatclub to Help Musicians Connect With Industry Professionals

Timbaland Creates Beatclub to Help Musicians Connect With Industry Professionals The business of Hip Hop has been growing and it continues to create new entities that will utilize the culture that was literally built from nothing. The great thing about it is that now more creators and people involved in the culture are benefitting. Verzuz… Continue reading Timbaland Creates Beatclub to Help Musicians Connect With Industry Professionals

Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis Announced as 2021 Honorees for GRAMMYs on the Hill® 20th Anniversary

Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis Announced as 2021 Honorees for GRAMMYs on the Hill® 20th Anniversary Music Returns to Congress in Celebration of Music Advocacy on Sept. 22 GRAMMY® Winners and Nominees to Join Congressional Leaders for a Night of Celebration and Musical Surprises WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On Sept. 22, music will return to the nation’s capital… Continue reading Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis Announced as 2021 Honorees for GRAMMYs on the Hill® 20th Anniversary

President Barack Obama’s 2021 Summer Playlist Includes Jay-Z, H.E.R., Lil Baby, J. Cole, Drake and Rihanna

President Barack Obama’s 2021 Summer Playlist Includes Jay-Z, H.E.R., Lil Baby, J. Cole, Drake and Rihanna It’s that time of year again!! Oh, what do I listen to while laying on the beach or riding a bicycle on the road or if I am just in the mood for some music? Luckily, we have a… Continue reading President Barack Obama’s 2021 Summer Playlist Includes Jay-Z, H.E.R., Lil Baby, J. Cole, Drake and Rihanna

The Recording Academy Names Valeisha Butterfield Jones and Panos A Panay as Co-Presidents

The Recording Academy, which is the organization that presents The GRAMMY Awards, has added more “color” to its leadership team. The Recording Academy President/CEO Harvey Mason jr. has announced that the Academy has named Valeisha Butterfield Jones and Panos A. Panay as Co-Presidents, effective on Aug. 16, 2021. The news comes after The Recording Academy… Continue reading The Recording Academy Names Valeisha Butterfield Jones and Panos A Panay as Co-Presidents

Kenya Barris Partners With Interscope Records to Launch Record Label

Kenya Barris Partners With Interscope Records to Launch Record Label He has made an indelible mark in the world of television with his series, “Black-ish” which spawned two other shows, “Grown-ish” and “mixed-ish.” He has decided to try his hand in the world of music by signing a joint venture with a major recording label.… Continue reading Kenya Barris Partners With Interscope Records to Launch Record Label

Macy Gray: The American Flag ‘No Longer Represents Democracy and Freedom’

Macy Gray: The American Flag ‘No Longer Represents Democracy and Freedom’ Musically, we haven’t heard anything from Natalie Hinds recently. The woman with the raspy voice and powerful lungs who uses the stage name, Macy Gray, last released a studio album, “Stripped” on September 9, 2016. Yet, she is using her voice in a different… Continue reading Macy Gray: The American Flag ‘No Longer Represents Democracy and Freedom’

Chloe Bailey Gains Praise From Nina Simone’s Granddaughter After Racy ‘Feeling Good’ Performance

Chloe Bailey Gains Praise From Nina Simone’s Granddaughter After Racy ‘Feeling Good’ Performance Chloe Bailey gave a very surprising and shockingly provocative performance that has many people talking about the movements and the way she came across as she gave a rendition of Nina Simone’s “Feeling Good” song. The performance took place on a special… Continue reading Chloe Bailey Gains Praise From Nina Simone’s Granddaughter After Racy ‘Feeling Good’ Performance

Megan Thee Stallion to Provide One Student a Full-Ride Scholarship to Attend Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment at Long Island University

Megan Thee Stallion to Provide One Student a Full-Ride Scholarship to Attend Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment at Long Island University Megan Jovon Ruth Pete, who the world knows as Megan Thee Stallion is making money moves towards the advancing of a young student looking for higher education. The Grammy Award-winning musician… Continue reading Megan Thee Stallion to Provide One Student a Full-Ride Scholarship to Attend Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment at Long Island University

Spotify Announces the Launch of Frequency, a New Initiative Geared Towards Amplifying Black Voices

Spotify Announces the Launch of Frequency, a New Initiative Geared Towards Amplifying Black Voices Spotify has announced the launch of a new initiative that will help amplify the voices of Black people on their music streaming platform. Spotify has revealed that it has recently released Frequency. This is a global initiative and destination for the… Continue reading Spotify Announces the Launch of Frequency, a New Initiative Geared Towards Amplifying Black Voices

Terri Lyne Carrington Elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Terri Lyne Carrington Elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences   2021 NEA Jazz Master and Multiple Grammy Award Winner Among Prestigious Academy’s Distinguished New Cohort   (New York, NY – May 3, 2021) – Three-time Grammy Award-winning jazz musician and composer Terri Lyne Carrington has been elected to the board of the… Continue reading Terri Lyne Carrington Elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences