The spiritual, organ-grinding predecessor to orchestrator/keyboardist Dexter Wansel’s spaced-out Life on Mars, this 1969 Blue Note release (and 2022 re-release) finds Brother Jack McDuff going … Read More “Brother Jack McDuff: Moon Rappin’ (Blue Note)” The post Brother Jack McDuff: Moon Rappin’ (Blue Note) appeared first on JazzTimes.
Jimmy Katz leads many lives. He is the preeminent currently active jazz photographer, and has shot more than 200 magazine covers and over 600 recording … Read More ““Live from Summit Rock” Central Park Concert Series Captured on Disc” The post “Live from Summit Rock” Central Park Concert Series Captured on Disc appeared first on
Omarion has announced his first book, Unbothered: The Power of Choosing Joy. It will release Sept. 13 via HarperOne. In this self-help guide for positive transformation, the R&B superstar offers tips on nurturing yourself from the inside out and shares how he reached this point in his life. A candid read, Unbothered finds Omarion unpacking unrevealed stories
Beyoncé knows how to keep us on our toes. Just as things were winding down Thursday morning around 1:20 a.m., Beyoncé, once again, made the world stop. Tidal, a music streaming service, tweeted a black photo with “act i RENAISSANCE” written in white text, coupled with the description that announced Beyoncé’s next album, Renaissance. Within
Mary J. Blige is out everywhere promoting her new album Good Morning Gorgeous. Following an introduction by Jazmine Sullivan, the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul performed her chart-topping title track at the 2022 TIME100 Gala. Donning a white gown, Blige went to church on the empowerment anthem birthed from a dark time in her marriage. She brought
LeToya Luckett has unveiled a new YouTube series titled Leave It To LeToya. Powered by Kin Community, the weekly show gets personal with the platinum-selling artist as she works through vulnerable moments as a woman, past and present. Additionally, as mentioned in the Leave It To LeToya spoiler, Luckett relies on “her faith and fierce optimism” to
Beyoncé has announced act one of her new project, Renaissance, will release Friday, July 29 on Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia Records. Renaissance will include 16 tracks. It’s unknown if there are any features. According to Beyoncé’s website, box sets are available for pre-order starting at $39.99. The album is also available for pre-save/pre-add. The Sun reports Beyoncé is
By Tashi McQueen and Kara Thompson, Report for America Corps Member, Political Writer for the AFRO; MDDC Intern John Henry Murphy, Sr. might have been born a slave- but he […] The post John Henry Murphy Sr.; Slave. Soldier. Seer. Media maven. appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Maya Pottiger, Word in Black Juneteenth is a federal holiday. A bill to make it the 12th federal holiday was passed by the Senate and House, and President Joe […] The post #WordinBlack: A brief history of Juneteenth appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Patrick Washington, Word in Black The Texas-birthed holiday of Juneteenth is a very interesting holiday, to say the least. See, I, a native-born Texan, have two Yankee parents. As […] The post #WordinBlack: Texas native son talks Juneteenth: better late than never appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .