black music month

The Spirituals: Songs of Sorrow, Hope, and Freedom

Our next chapter in celebrating Black Music Month examines how enslaved Black people turned subjugation into triumph through music.

Black Music Month: 4 Black-Owned Music Apps That Revolutionize The Business And Its Consumers

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Black Music Month: 10 Songs That Defined The 1970s

Patti, Tina, Marvin and more!

The African Connection: Unveiling the Vibrant Tapestry of Traditional African Music

For our first Black Music Month feature, we look into the rich tapestry of music from the motherland.

Meet Channel Tres: The Compton Wunderkind On Collaborations, House Music, and How Afrofuturism Will Impact Music

The West Coast polymath is a unique force of nature whose musical abilities are truly otherworldly.

In Conversation with Anu Sun: The Grammy Award Winner on Why Lionel Hampton’s Legacy is Immortal

The godson of the late jazz bandleader explains why his music is still necessary today.

The Most Anticipated Albums of 2022 (So Far)

To close out Black Music Month, we take a look at some upcoming projects from music’s biggest stars.

7 Albums That Reignited Our Love For House Music All Night Long

Both Drake and Beyoncé got us on that new vibration, but these artists also deserve to have their projects streamed on repeat.

There’s Only One Blxst: The Rapper-Singer Speaks On “Sheesh,” ‘Before You Go,’ and His Favorite Hip Hop Hooks of All Time

To celebrate Black Music Month, the South Central artist’s new project proves that he will be around for a long time.

Beyoncé to Release Long-Awaited 7th Album, ‘Renaissance’ on July 29

This project marks Queen Bey’s first solo album in six years after she released ‘Lemonade’ in 2016.

The Oral History of 2Pac’s ‘Makaveli’ Album: How A Michael Jackson Feature Almost Happened

For Black Music Month, relive the hip hop superstar's first posthumous release after his untimely murder.