Throwback: Jermaine Jackson-Do What You Do

Jermaine Jackson had just started recording with Arista Records when his eponymous 10th studio album (marketed as Dynamite in the U.K.) was released in 1984. Jackson’s voice was soothing as he sang about being betrayed More »

Media Questions Of The Week

Who is going to host the 2019 Oscars now that Kevin Hart has stepped down because of the controversy around his past anti-gay Tweets?  Who will be the guest performer during Maroon More »

Lion Babe Shares New Singles Get Into The Party Life & Why

Lion Babe surprises with two new songs as the year comes to a close. “Get Into The Party Life” has the throwback soul sound of some of their earlier songs like “Honey More »

Big K.R.I.T. Releases Final EP For 2018: Trifecta

Big K.R.I.T. releases his final musical output for 2018 with the Trifecta EP. K.R.I.T. already surprised fans with the Thrice X and Double Down EPs released within the past two months. Trifecta More »

Watch India.Arie Return With The Official Video For That Magic

Watch India.Arie model several looks in her video for “That Magic” co-starring Lyric Bent as her love interest. The single came out months ago and today she shares the video. Arie performs More »

Janet Jackson Makes 2019 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Class

Janet Jackson is among the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 2019 class. Jackson will join Radiohead, The Cure, Stevie Nicks, Def Leppard, Roxy Music and The Zombies for the induction ceremony March 29th at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Artists are eligible for the honor 25 years after the release of their first album or single. This was the third time Jackson had been nominated with previous considerations in 2016 and 2017. Jackson expressed her gratitude in a statement by thanking the hall of fame. Her brothers were inducted into the hall as The Jackson 5 in 1997. The 2019 ceremony will air on HBO at a later date alongside a SiriusXM radio broadcast. 

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Watch India.Arie Return With The Official Video For That Magic

Watch India.Arie model several looks in her video for “That Magic” co-starring Lyric Bent as her love interest. The single came out months ago and today she shares the video. Arie performs at a party, shows off several outfits and is seen cuddling and playing with Bent. According to a new Facebook post, Arie’s next album Worthy is coming soon. 

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Janelle Monae Releases Official Video For Crazy, Classic, Life

Janelle Monae’s video for “Crazy, Classic, Life” looks like a bacchanalia fest of the future with all kinds of people. The all-inclusive party led by Monae comes to halt when the authorities swoop in and arrest most of the attendees. Monae’s message of freedom and fun starts with her and a glamorous squad of women escaping the scrutiny of a drone until the gathering is stopped later. It was another good year for Monae with the success of her album Dirty Computer and her introducing the word ‘pansexual’ to pop culture. 

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Nile Rodgers & Chic: Do You Wanna Party Feat. LunchMoney Lewis Official Video

Watch Nile Rodgers play his guitar and LunchMoney Lewis has an event-filled day in the “Do You Wanna Party” video. Nile Rodgers and Chic released It’s About Time in September after a 27-year hiatus. The latest single departs from the classic Chic sound but Rodgers’ guitar holds it all together. The band is currently touring with Cher. 

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Listen: Little Simz-101 FM

Little Simz drops another single before 2018 is over and her storytelling goes up with the autobiographical “101 FM.” The lyric video provides the words she wrote to share her musical beginnings and how she developed her style listening to Dizzee Rascal and Busta Rhymes. The new song follows her earlier offerings of  “Offence” and “Boss” with the latter single making its debut on HBO’s Insecure

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