In 2020, to celebrate JazzTimes’ 50th anniversary, we made a bold (some would say foolhardy) call: the top 50 jazz albums of the past 50 … Read More “The 10 Best Jazz Albums of the 1950s: Critics’ Picks” The post The 10 Best Jazz Albums of the 1950s: Critics’ Picks appeared first on JazzTimes.
Pianist Matthew Shipp’s ever-expanding discography as leader, soloist, and collaborator can be a challenge to anyone hoping to keep up. In some ways it’s better … Read More “Matthew Shipp Trio: World Construct (ESP-Disk’)” The post Matthew Shipp Trio: World Construct (ESP-Disk’) appeared first on JazzTimes.
By Maya Pottiger, Word in Black The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every aspect of our lives, but there’s one that has taken an incredibly dramatic hit: schooling. First, there was […] The post #WordinBlack: What happens to Black kids when record numbers of teachers quit? appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Maya Pottiger, Word in Black Between summer camp, family vacations, and partaking in some well-deserved rest and relaxation, reading is often not at the top of students’ list of […] The post #WordinBlack: Should Black parents trust schools to teach their kids how to read? appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Deborah Bailey, AFRO D.C. Editor It is going to be HOT this weekend. With anticipated weekend temperatures ranging between 95 and 100 degrees, Mayor Muriel Bowser has declared a […] The post Heat Emergency in D.C. Until Monday – Cooling Stations, Pools, Spray Parks Open Extended Hours appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Sarah E. Crest, Special to the AFRO The Afro-American Newspapers sent correspondents to all theaters of war during World War II. This is Our War, published in 1945, is […] The post We were there: How AFRO war correspondents kept Black America informed appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
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At the 37th Annual Stellar Awards, 1K Phew & Lecrae won the coveted Stellar Award for Rap/Hip Hop Gospel Album of the Year for their album, No Church In A While, released December 3, 2021, on Reach Records. The album featured ten tracks, including “Wildin,” “Ready Or Not,” “Move It,” “One Call,” “What We Gon Do,” “Amen,” “Blockhead,” “Born Sinner,” “Save Us,” and the title
SZA lends her vocals to her Top Dawg Entertainment labelmate Doechii’s “Persuasive (Remix).” Doechii opens the remix with the original chorus and first verse. “She’s so persuasive /That marijuana / She’s so flirtatious / How does it feel to be you?” Doechii sings on the midtempo dance bop. SZA comes in on the second verse
Honest communication is one key to a healthy relationship. However, there are times when a partner’s honesty is coming from a toxic place. Case in point: dvsn’s new single “If I Get Caught.” The song was produced by Jermaine Dupri, Nineteen85 and Bryan-Michael Cox, and contains a sample of Jay’Z’s classic “Song Cry” from 2001’s