black music month

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.
06/30/2022

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.
06/28/2022

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.
06/23/2022

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.
06/17/2022

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.
06/16/2022

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.
06/16/2022

Nwaka Onwusa Expands Black Excellence at the Rock Hall of Fame

The first Black chief curator at the Rock & Rock Hall of Fame talks 2Pac, being a “Museum Master P,” and inspiring others to be great.
06/12/2022

Roots Picnic 2022: Durand Bernarr, J. Period, DJ Jazzy Jeff & More Celebrate the Culture in Philly

60,000-plus tickets were sold for the 15th annual festival of Black music on the eve of hip hop’s 50th anniversary.
06/06/2022

Black Music Month: 5 House and Dance DJs You Should Follow

Continue to honor the roots of another Black American invention by playing these talented mixmasters.
06/03/2022

Black Music Month: 5 Rising Male R&B Stars to Listen to in 2022

If you don’t have these names in your rotation, are you really a music lover?
06/02/2022

Compton Cowboys’ Randy Savvy on Sparking the New Revolution, Dr. Dre, and Opening Up the 2022 Oscars

The co-founder behind Los Angeles’ equestrian group inspires the Black community to be more self-sufficient.
05/31/2022