*Chicago has been ranked the second best city in the world as part of a new list. This isn’t something you’d have to tell Chicagoans because they pretty much already think Chicago is the best city, period. The feelings of those who live there have been confirmed by a new list that ranks the city as
*Oscar-winning actor Daniel Kaluuya has reportedly dropped out of the “Black Panther” sequel “Wakanda Forever.” Kaluuya backed out of the film “due to his schedule conflicts” with Jordan Peele’s new sci-fi thriller “Nope,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. In “Black Panther,” Kaluuya played W’Kabi, best friend to T’Challa/Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman). We reported earlier that
*(CNN) — Two newspapers owned by Gannett, one in Indiana and one in Ohio, have humanized the new American reality about abortion now that Roe v. Wade has been reversed. And in doing so, they have highlighted the inhumanity of some partisan punditry. On July 1, the Indianapolis Star reported that a 10-year-old girl in
To say that Paul Brown has racked up some impressive numbers, is an understatement. He has amassed 75 #1 Contemporary Jazz radio hits over the years, and he has produced for artists in both eat Jazz and R&B genres. “I have always loved soul music and have worked as a producer with many greats like
Lizz Wright’s seventh album, Holding Space, is a glorious declaration of independence. It’s the first release on her artist-centric new label Blues & Greens Records, a … Read More “Lizz Wright: Holding Space (Blues & Greens)” The post Lizz Wright: Holding Space (Blues & Greens) appeared first on JazzTimes.
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has announced the recipients of its prestigious Jazz Masters fellowships for 2023. Regina Carter, Kenny Garrett, and Louis … Read More “2023 NEA Jazz Masters Announced” The post 2023 NEA Jazz Masters Announced appeared first on JazzTimes.
Phabo’s timing could not be better. One day shy of the first anniversary of his debut album Soulquarius, the emerging singer and songwriter released a new five-track EP called Before I Let Her Go. The project includes the previously shared title track and the infectious slow jam “Achy,” released earlier this month. On the mellow
Steve Lacy has returned with his sophomore album, Gemini Rights. It arrives three years after his debut LP, Apollo XXI. The 10-track album includes the previously released tracks “Mercury” and “Bad Habit.” Gemini Rights finds Lacy picking up the pieces after a breakup. “It’s a story that is very fluid [and] very fun. To me, the subject matter
Monica is back. The legendary singer has returned with her new single “Friends” featuring Ty Dolla $ign. It was produced by Grammy-winning songwriter and producer Tasha Catour (Lecrae, Jacquees, Keke Palmer). At first listen, “Friends” comes close to past heights in Monica’s elite romantic songbook. Her emotions of an unbreakable bond for a special someone
Ne-Yo hasn’t released a proper full-length album since his 2018 effort Good Man, which received year-end applause from Rated R&B. However, listening to Self Explanatory, the singer/songwriter’s eighth album, it doesn’t feel like much time has passed. Self Explanatory is a refreshing album you can’t help but enjoy. It consists of 13 songs, five of which