The Birth of the Blues: From the Mississippi Delta to Chicago
We discuss the genre's history with Grammy Award-winning blues artist Kingfish for Black Music Month.
Lady Antebellum Sues Black Singer Lady A Over Her Name
"The group’s camp is trying to erase me."
The Legacy Of Motown: Black Music Is Pop Music
Motown was at the precipice of today's music landscape.
B.B. King Laid to Rest in Mississippi
Stevie Wonder, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton pay tribute.
B.B. King's Spotify Streams Skyrocket
Numbers increase 9,800% in the hours following his death.
This Day in Black History: April 26, 1886
Blues singer Ma Rainey was born in Columbus, Georgia.
Brittany Howard of the Alabama Shakes: "I Don't Think About Color"
The singer and guitarist talks all things rock and soul.
This Day in Black History: June 14, 1998
B.B. King represented America at the World Expo 1998.