Twelve-time GRAMMY® Award winner Babyface has signed with Capitol Records. The legendary singer/songwriter/producer’s first project for the label will be Girls’ Night Out, a sonic journey through love, heartbreak and all of the emotions in between. The album will feature vocals from Babyface alongside some of today’s brightest female R&B stars, including Ella Mai, Queen Naija, Ari Lennox, Kehlani, Doechii and many others. Produced
One of premier guitarist and arranger Terry Wollman’s early influences was the seminal soul band, Tower Of Power. After recovering from a hip injury a few years ago it was playfully suggested that he include “What Is Hip?” in his live show. Terry took the idea to heart and decided to put his own unique
From their name to their album title and the dedications of the compositions within, WeFreeStrings takes inspiration from fearless activists. The album’s title track is … Read More “WeFreeStrings: Love in the Form of Sacred Outrage (ESP-Disk’)” The post WeFreeStrings: Love in the Form of Sacred Outrage (ESP-Disk’) appeared first on JazzTimes.
Summer Walker has announced the second leg of her Summer Walker Series. The six-date trek kicks off on July 2, day two of the Essence Festival of Culture in New Orleans, Louisiana. The multi-platinum superstar performs ahead of Janet Jackson, who headlines the night. Walker, who covers a new digital issue of Essence, will perform
Jazmine Sullivan has released a remake of “Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child.” The song is the Grammy-winning singer/songwriter’s contribution to the new soundtrack for Baz Luhrmann’s biopic, Elvis, in theaters now. Grammy and Oscar winner D’Mile produced Sullivan’s faithful rendition of the lonesome tune. Her singular voice evokes the melancholic blues of the
Babyface has signed a new record deal with Capitol Records. The 11x Grammy-winning singer, songwriter and producer joins a roster that includes Neil Diamond, Beck, Kate Perry, Masego, Queen Naija, Nija, and more. “I am extremely honored and humbled to be signing to a legacy label like Capitol. They have welcomed me with open arms
Ella Mai’s single “DFMU” has reached No. 1 on Billboard’s Adult R&B Airplay chart, bumping Silk Sonic’s “Love’s Train” out of the top spot. Mai’s latest feat, which secures her fourth No. 1, ends the R&B duo’s ten-week reign. “DFMU,” which Mai performed at the 2022 BET Awards, is her third-fastest climb to the summit of
A snippet of Doja Cat‘s song “Vegas” surfaced on Twitter in mid-April and sent a shockwave through the platform. Fans tweeted their excitement for the song, which Doja debuted live at her Coachella performance a couple of days later. Some fans believed that blues singer Willie Mae “Big Mama” Thornton’s 1952 hit “Hound Dog” was
By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, Report for America Corps Member, email@example.com CLLCTIVLY, a Baltimore social change organization focused on racial equity, narrative change, social connectedness and resource mobilization, recently […] The post Baltimore social change organization CLLCTIVLY welcomes first chief operating officer appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
by Glynda Carr The Supreme Court just dealt a devastating blow to reproductive rights. With its decision in Dobbs v. Jackson, five Republican-appointed Justices on the U.S. Supreme Court swept […] The post Op-ed: Black women will suffer the harshest Consequences after the overturn of Roe appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .