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Avery Sunshine Talks ‘Twenty Sixty Four’, Her Musical Marriage and the State of R&B

Avery Sunshine Talks ‘Twenty Sixty Four’, Her Musical Marriage and the State of R&B

Derek Blanks With the evolution R&B, it’s consistently being argued by listeners that the foundation the genre is disappearing. As new sub-genres like “Trap&B” emerge, many are unsure what the future holds for R&B and it’s place in mainstream music. There are some artists, however, who are staying true to that key sound, which includes soul Continue reading Avery Sunshine Talks ‘Twenty Sixty Four’, Her Musical Marriage and the State of R&B

How Noname Helped Me Face My Death  Article

How Noname Helped Me Face My Death Article

Music as an art form is distinct from other means expression. It exists at the intersection prepared and performance art. After spending months with an album—sometimes years—seeing those songs performed live lets us experience a distinct aspect that artist’s vision, which is unique to music. Few people actually watch a great painter glide his strokes over Continue reading How Noname Helped Me Face My Death Article

Mac Miller, ‘Faces’ & Why We’re Attracted to Artists Killing Themselves  Article

Mac Miller, ‘Faces’ & Why We’re Attracted to Artists Killing Themselves Article

Swirling, fluorescent colors paint the music that is Mac Miller’s The Divine Feminine. The songs are dyed in pleasant pinks, bright yellows, soothing baby blues, and CeeLo’s shade sincere green. The soul, funk and R&B influences added new tones and textures to the shading  his music, while love played the muse that guided the lyrics he Continue reading Mac Miller, ‘Faces’ & Why We’re Attracted to Artists Killing Themselves Article

Das EFX's BB King Blues Club Show: "They Shook Up The Rap Game W/ EPMD's Co-Sign" – SOHH.com

Das EFX's BB King Blues Club Show: "They Shook Up The Rap Game W/ EPMD's Co-Sign" – 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 watch rap veteran duo Das EFX at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill in New York City Thursday, April 6! Make sure to read each reason Continue reading Das EFX's BB King Blues Club Show: "They Shook Up The Rap Game W/ EPMD's Co-Sign" – SOHH.com

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’