[youtube id=”7aDjgUzk3U0″] Rapsody sits for Genius and talks about the lyrics to “The Pain.”  She explains everything in the song from the issue colorism and racism towards the beauty of Black women to the fatherlessness that some Black men experience. Rapsody released the Nottz-produced “The Pain” a few weeks ago. RelatedContinue Reading

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https://soundcloud.com/pushpowerpromo/sierra-marie-close-my-eyes Sierra Marie is a singer, songwriter and guitarist from Fairfield, California. The 18-year old artist’s new single  “Close My Eyes” is about the pursuit of dreams. Her breathy alto eases along a tranquil arrangement bolstered by her guitar. When she croons,             “There was people and they’re talking toContinue Reading

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[youtube id=”kOBh4NZ4wZQ”] Edwin Starr’s recording of the soundtrack to 1973’s Hell Up In Harlem was his last for Motown. He had become a star on the label in 1970 because of the Norman Whitfield-produced single “War.” Freddie Perren, who was a member of Motown’s songwriting team The Corporation, wrote “Easin’Continue Reading

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Shoutout to black women just because… — Diddy (@Diddy) July 27, 2017 Was Diddy’s Tweet honoring Black women divisive? [youtube id=”g_6yBZKj-eo”] Will Jason Momoa steal the show as Aquaman in The Justice League? Why aren’t there any contemporary Detroit artists on the soundtrack to Kathryn Bigelow’s Detroit? Related posts: MediaContinue Reading

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