Muni Long has got catchy bops down to a science. The platinum-selling singer’s latest example of this genius singing and songwriting is “Baby Boo,” which features rising rapper Saweetie. The cutesy summer jam blends Long’s honey-sweet vocals with an infectious, radio-friendly production. She sings with a flirty enthusiasm to certain someone who she probably caused…
Apple Music Enlists 6LACK, Alex Isley, Cautious Clay and More for ‘Juneteenth 2022: Freedom Songs’ Playlist
Apple Music has assembled a multi-genre musical team to celebrate Black pride and artistry ahead of Juneteenth (June 19). The outcome was Juneteenth 2022: Freedom Songs, a playlist consisting of 16 original songs and covers designed to edify and uplift the spirit of its listeners in extraordinary ways. Under the dugout for R&B and soul…
By Michael Balsamo, The Associated Press Axon, the company best known for developing the Taser, said June 6 it was halting plans to develop a Taser-equipped drone after a majority […] The post Axon halts plans for Taser drone as nine on ethics board resign appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent, @StacyBrownMedia Two months ago, the Federal Communications Commission announced it had opened a proceeding on how to prevent and eliminate digital […] The post The Leadership Conference pushes FCC to eliminate digital discrimination appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By AFRO Staff The AFRAM festival will return to Baltimore on Juneteenth this year. This year’s AFRAM will be the 45th year the festival has been in existence. For two […] The post Baltimore prepares for AFRAM festival appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Ralph E. Moore, Jr. I have lived in Baltimore City for 70 years now. I left briefly right after college, getting a community organizing job in Buffalo, N.Y. I […] The post The Moore Report: “Summer’s comin’ Blues” appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By AFRO Staff Workers of the Enoch Pratt Free Library system in Baltimore are now calling for employees to unionize. On June 8 the Pratt Workers United (PWU) attended an […] The post Enoch Pratt Free Library workers call for recognition of employee union appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D., BlackPressUSA The music world is mourning the loss of legendary funk and jazz musician Bernard “Nard” Wright who died May 19 after being hit by […] The post Bernard Wright: Funk and jazz legend dies in Dallas at 58 appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By LaNiece Jones, BlackPressUSA California’s severe housing shortage and the lack of available housing the average family can afford, did not begin with the COVID-19 pandemic. But financial hardships Californians […] The post There’s hope for housing: Counselors can help you afford a new home or keep the one you have appeared first on AFRO…
Presented by Compassion International, the fall tour launches Sept. 22, in El Paso, Texas, and features special guests CAIN and Anne Wilson. The post Casting Crowns Announces 37-City Fall Leg of Healer Tour appeared first on The Gospel Music Association.