*If you’re not familiar with NPR‘s “Tiny Desk” series, we can’t think of a better time to check out the show than right now because the latest episode features the one and only Usher Raymond and his band and his backup singers. “I’m hoping to just really have fun today with this office party that
KIRBY has never been afraid of saying what’s exactly on her mind. In the new song “New D,” produced by Homer Steinweiss and Nick Movshon, the rising singer-songwriter has an out with the old, in with the new attitude with her current lover. Like a receipt within its 30 days window, KIRBY hopes she can
The kool kids of R&B Your Grandparents have released “Pootie Tang (G.T.K.Y),” their second this year. The summer-friendly groove was produced by Josh Conway of The Marías and ghettoblasterman of the group. “Pootie Tang (G.T.K.Y)” gave off immediate sparks, finding the trio’s vocalists, Chaz Carter and DaCosta, singing mellifluously about the time they encountered their
Making a name for yourself as an artist isn’t easy. Shape-shifting newcomer Luck lets it be known that It Wasn’t Luck on her debut EP. The seven-track project includes the previously shared “I’ll Cut Them Off For You,” “All Diamonds,” and “Higher.” It Wasn’t By Luck starts with the soulful mid-tempo number, “Seed,” where Luck teases early
By Deborah Bailey, AFRO D.C. Editor While the Federal and District Governments are planning fireworks and parades for downtown Washington D.C., others are preparing to wear black on 4 July […] The post Social Media protests planned on July 4 in response to Supreme Court abortion decision – Wear black appeared first on AFRO American
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Civic engagement in action: Kimberly Jeffries Leonard is the president’s volunteer service lifetime awardee
By Deborah Bailey, AFRO D.C. News Editor Kimberly Jeffries Leonard, Ph.D is a living example of what civic engagement looks like in action. Jeffries Leonard, national president of the Links […] The post Civic engagement in action: Kimberly Jeffries Leonard is the president’s volunteer service lifetime awardee appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
After a 5-year hiatus from releasing music, Gospel singer and award-winning producer Timi Toba breaks silence with his new single “World Changer,” available today on digital platforms. This marks the first new music from the passionate worshiper since his 2016’s ‘Gbemisoke’. A few days ago, Timi made the new song announcement to the delight of
Afrobeats meets Contemporary gospel in Sammie Okposo‘s brand-new single titled “SHINE“. The dance-floor-ready jam comes with a complementing video that floors the proportion of the last effort. ‘SHINE’ colorful visuals is an apt interpretation of the energetic festive mood and celebration tone of the song. The props also complement the thematic preoccupation of the song