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Happy Birthday, Diana Ross! Fans Honor Iconic Singer on Twitter

Happy Birthday, Diana Ross! Fans Honor Iconic Singer on Twitter

ShowBizIreland / Getty s When it comes to R&B divas, no one is more iconic than Diana Ross. The influential singer-actress celebrates her 73rd birthday today (March 26). For over three decades, Ross — born Diane Ernestine Earle Ross in Detroit — has led a venerable career in music and entertainment. Starting out as the Continue reading Happy Birthday, Diana Ross! Fans Honor Iconic Singer on Twitter

The Jesus and Mary Chain’s Jim Reid Says More New Music Is Coming ‘If People Want More’

The Jesus and Mary Chain’s Jim Reid Says More New Music Is Coming ‘If People Want More’

The Jesus and Mary Chain finally return this week with Damage and Joy (on ADA/Warner), their first new album in 19 years. Although Jim and William Reid reconciled and reformed the band in 2007, it took them ten years to put an album together, despite the fact that they were promising one upon their return. “The Continue reading The Jesus and Mary Chain’s Jim Reid Says More New Music Is Coming ‘If People Want More’

The Jesus and Mary Chain’s Jim Reid Says More New Music Is Coming ‘If People Want More’

The Jesus and Mary Chain finally return this week with Damage and Joy (on ADA/Warner), their first new album in 19 years. Although Jim and William Reid reconciled and reformed the band in 2007, it took them ten years to put an album together, despite the fact that they were promising one upon their return. “The Continue reading The Jesus and Mary Chain’s Jim Reid Says More New Music Is Coming ‘If People Want More’

Spoon Expand ‘Hot Thoughts’ North American Tour into Canada

Spoon Expand ‘Hot Thoughts’ North American Tour into Canada

Spoon finally shared their Hot Thoughts with the arrival their latest LP last week, and now the Austin indie rockers have just expanded their North American tour in support the new material.   Following a round previously announced North American and European commitments, the band have revealed a number extended tour dates. These will now Continue reading Spoon Expand ‘Hot Thoughts’ North American Tour into Canada

The Sugarhill Gang's B.B. King Blues Club & Grill: "They Ultimately Paved The Way For Notorious B.I.G., Jay Z & More Hip-Hop Icons" – SOHH.com

The Sugarhill Gang's B.B. King Blues Club & Grill: "They Ultimately Paved The Way For Notorious B.I.G., Jay Z & More Hip-Hop Icons" – SOHH.com

Bored staying inside? Do you want to get spring started right? Are you a huge hip-hop fan? Today, check out the top five reasons you should head out and check out the legendary Sugarhill Gang at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill in New York City Tuesday, March 21! Make sure to read each reason Continue reading The Sugarhill Gang's B.B. King Blues Club & Grill: "They Ultimately Paved The Way For Notorious B.I.G., Jay Z & More Hip-Hop Icons" – SOHH.com

KANPE Kanaval with Arcade Fire, Coeur de Pirate, Pierre Kwenders Metropolis, Montreal QC, March 15

KANPE Kanaval with Arcade Fire, Coeur de Pirate, Pierre Kwenders Metropolis, Montreal QC, March 15

Arcade Fire’s yearly KANPE Kanaval benefit concert rolled through Montreal Wednesday night (March 15) in support Regine Chassagne’s KANPE Foundation. With all proceeds going towards furthering the financial autonomy Haitian communities, the evening was both a celebration Haitian culture and an investment in the country’s future.   In practice, though, the evening was a kaleidoscopic Continue reading KANPE Kanaval with Arcade Fire, Coeur de Pirate, Pierre Kwenders Metropolis, Montreal QC, March 15

The Timeless Beauty of the ‘Love Jones’ Soundtrack

The Timeless Beauty of the ‘Love Jones’ Soundtrack

Sony There isn’t a contemporary Black romance more beloved than Love Jones. It’s widely-hailed for its star-crossed central characters, hip and urbane backdrop and the smoky romance its spoken word cafes and chic Chicago lts. But the heart and soul the movie lies in its undeniable music. Where so many Black films the time had Continue reading The Timeless Beauty of the ‘Love Jones’ Soundtrack

Meet AOE, Def Jam’s New Duo Making Otherworldly R&B  Article

Meet AOE, Def Jam’s New Duo Making Otherworldly R&B Article

Traditional R&B tends to capture the intimacy a bedroom, one the rare safe havens for pure human emotion. Bedrooms are where lovers lay, where love is built; bedrooms are where broken hearts go to be mended, where tears can fall freely, and where the deepest thoughts on love, loss and life are explored. From the smoothest Continue reading Meet AOE, Def Jam’s New Duo Making Otherworldly R&B Article