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Soweto Gospel Choir Tours the Bronx
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Soweto Gospel Choir Tours the Bronx

Shimmy Jiyane, the Choir Director of the Soweto Gospel Choir, took the time to talk about the Choir’s US Tour. Formed in 2002, The Soweto Gospel Choir, based in Soweto, South Africa, is touring 2 Strings of their Choir. Their first string consisting of 20 members is touring the United States and the second string […]

Art Kane: Harlem 1958: The 60th Anniversary Edition
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Art Kane: Harlem 1958: The 60th Anniversary Edition

Released on 12 November Art Kane: Harlem 1958 marks the 60th anniversary of one of the most celebrated images in American history. Now commonly known as A Great Day in Harlem, the famous shot of 57 jazz musicians gathered outside a brownstone in New York is one of the most imitated images in popular culture, by one of the world’s […]

Ashlee Simpson & Evan Ross Release New Video [WATCH]
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Ashlee Simpson & Evan Ross Release New Video [WATCH]

“I DO” (ACOUSTIC) NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES 01/07 – Bowery Ballroom – New York, NY 01/08 – Union Stage – Washington, DC 01/10 – The Loft – Atlanta, GA 01/11 – Exit/In – Nashville, TN 01/12 – Lincoln Hall – Chicago, IL 01/14 – House of Blues Cambridge Room – Dallas, TX 01/17 – Slim’s […]

Sarah Dash At the Loft City Winery in NY
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Sarah Dash At the Loft City Winery in NY

One of the most forward thinking and innovative performance groups in the 1970s was Labelle. Labelle consisted of Patti Labelle, Nona Hendryx and Sarah Dash. Eventually each went on to establish solo careers. This writer had the opportunity to chat with Sarah Dash about her past and what she is doing currently. Sarah has performed […]

Ashlee Simpson & Evan Ross Announce North American Tour Dates for 2019
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Ashlee Simpson & Evan Ross Announce North American Tour Dates for 2019

Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross have released their self-titled debut EP along with a brand new, heartwarming single titled ‘Home,’ out now on all digital platforms worldwide. The touching single completes their 6-song EP, which features production by the legendary Verdine White of Earth, Wind & Fire, and includes previous releases ‘I Want You,’ ‘Tonic,’ ‘Safe Zone,’ […]

Cardi B's Performance at the 2018 AMAs [VIDEO]
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Cardi B’s Performance at the 2018 AMAs [VIDEO]

Deniece Williams: Joining Sheila E at Lehman Center
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Deniece Williams: Joining Sheila E at Lehman Center

Lehman Center for the Performing Arts located at 250 Bedford Park Boulevard West in the Bronx, NY., and Goya Foods will present Legendary Soul, Pop and R&B Acts headlined by R&B singers Deniece Williams, Tony! Toni! Tone! and Pop/Soul artist Sheila E on Saturday, October 13th at 8 pm.  The artists will grace the stage […]

Five Reasons Why Music Lovers Need to Hear NABATÉ ISLES' Album, "Eclectic Excursions"
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Five Reasons Why Music Lovers Need to Hear NABATÉ ISLES’ Album, “Eclectic Excursions”

Grammy Award-winning trumpeter/composer, Nabaté Isles presents his debut album, Eclectic Excursions, just in time for summer 2018.  The album is produced by multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning songwriter/producer/keyboardist Sam Barsh, who has written/produced  numerous recordings and commercially released songs including hits for Kendrick Lamar, Joey BadA$$, and Macy Gray 1. It’s more than just jazz. One of […]

Vivian Green Releases New Music Video for "Vibes" Directed by Derek Blanks
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Vivian Green Releases New Music Video for “Vibes” Directed by Derek Blanks

Longevity relies on progression. A lasting catalog evolves with its creator, growing, changing, and expanding in tandem to the artist. Once again, platinum-selling and critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, actress, and activist Vivian Green continues to progress six albums into her illustrious career on the aptly titled, VGVI [Make Noise/Caroline]—pronounced “vee-gee-six.” Driven by the show-stopping voice […]

JLO Rocks MTV VMA's & Accepts Vanguard Award [Full Performance]
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JLO Rocks MTV VMA’s & Accepts Vanguard Award [Full Performance]

Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul, Dead at 76
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Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul, Dead at 76

Aretha Franklin,”the Queen of Soul,” has died.  According to a statement on behalf of Franklin’s family, the talented and revered gospel singer died at 9:50 a.m. at her home in Detroit, surrounded by family and friends. The “official cause of death was due to advanced pancreatic cancer of the neuroendocrine type, which was confirmed by […]

Make Music New York Presents: The 2018 Wingate Concert Series
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Make Music New York Presents: The 2018 Wingate Concert Series

 Back by popular demand, Make Music New York presents 2018 Wingate Concert Series, produced by Globe Star Median Entertainment. The celebrated affair takes place August 8, 9, 15 & 16, at Wingate Park, Brooklyn Avenue between Rutland Road and Winthrop Street. The festive series will include four spectacular nights of live musical performances showcasing urban music’s […]

Ruben Studdard Mourns The Loss Of His Brother, Kevin Studdard
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Ruben Studdard Mourns The Loss Of His Brother, Kevin Studdard

It is with great sadness that American Idol winner, Ruben Studdard announces the passing of his brother, Kevin Studdard.  Many American Idol fans got a chance to meet and become acquainted with Kevin Studdard while Ruben was on the 2nd season of the show. Kevin was with Ruben all the way from auditions to the […]

Concerts Honoring Miriam Makeba and Nina Simone featuring Somi & Special Guest Laura Mvula
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Concerts Honoring Miriam Makeba and Nina Simone featuring Somi & Special Guest Laura Mvula

      Vocalist-composer Somi, described as “the new high priestess of soul” by the Huffington Post, and special guest British superstar Laura Mvula, will honor two of the most uncompromising vocalists of the 20th century in Miriam Makeba & Nina Simone: Singing Protest & Memory with Somi, May 18–19, in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s […]

New Music from Constantine featuring Ell Cosme [Audio]
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New Music from Constantine featuring Ell Cosme [Audio]