Rising alt-R&B singer Zacari has enlisted James Fauntleroy for his new single “Reverse.” The two co-produced the bass-heavy banger with J-Louis (Chris Brown, Bryson Tiller) and Aaron Bow (Doja Cat, Travis Scott). “‘Reverse’ came from a time when I was first falling in love with a person and that passion you feel in the first
Stevie Wonder, born Stevland Hardaway Morris on May 13, 1950, is a musical genius and an iconic figure in the world of American music. Blind from birth, Wonder’s extraordinary talent transcends boundaries, making him one of the most celebrated and influential artists of all time. With a career spanning over five decades, Stevie Wonder is
Wilson Pickett, born on March 18, 1941, in Prattville, Alabama, was an influential American soul singer and songwriter. He was a prominent figure in the 1960s and 1970s, known for his powerful and emotive vocals that helped define the sound of Southern soul music. Pickett’s career took off when he joined Atlantic Records in the
2Pac, born Tupac Shakur on June 16, 1971, was an iconic American rapper, actor, and poet whose impact on the world of hip-hop and popular culture is immeasurable. Raised in East Harlem, New York, and later relocating to Baltimore, Maryland, Tupac’s tumultuous upbringing deeply influenced his music. Known for his raw lyricism and profound storytelling
Steve Perry, born on January 22, 1949, is an iconic American singer, widely regarded for his exceptional vocal prowess and charismatic stage presence. Best known as the lead vocalist of the legendary rock band Journey, Perry’s soaring tenor voice became the defining sound of the group during its heyday in the 1970s and 1980s. Perry’s
Prince, born Prince Rogers Nelson (1958-2016), was an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. He was a musical prodigy known for his extraordinary talent, innovative style, and genre-blending artistry. His influence on the music industry is immeasurable. Emerging in the late 1970s, Prince’s music defied categorization, fusing elements of rock, funk, R&B, pop, and
By Re’Jon Jones, Special to the AFRO In the heart of the nation’s capital, where history has often been made and echoes of the civil rights movement still resonate, an event like no other unfolds each year. The March on Washington Film Festival is the longest running festival dedicated to civil rights. This year, the
Legacy playwright Pearl Cleage premiers ‘Something’s Moving: A Meditation on Maynard’ at Ford’s Theatre
By Deborah Bailey, AFRO Contributing Editor, Dbailey@afro.com Ford’s Theatre is bringing in its 2023 fall season with a world premiere from widely acclaimed author, poet and playwright Pearl Cleage. “Something Moving: A Meditation on Maynard” will be performed on stage through Oct. 15. Cleage was commissioned by Ford’s Theatre to put on the show as
He may have to defend the faith in Mongolia against pressure from China’s ruling Communist Party.
Much centers on the question of who gets to choose the successor of the Dalai Lama when he dies.