Throwback: Ginuwine-Pony

Ginuwine’s “Pony” was a raw invitation to sensuality co-written by the singer, Static Major and Timbaland who also produced it. The presence of Ginuwine’s coy tone and Timbaland’s spasmodic rhythms made “Pony” More »

Media Questions Of The Week

Why did Netflix cancel the third season of Luke Cage? Deadline Hollywood on the new #MeToo themed series by Whitney Cummings and Lee Daniels: “The comedy revolves around the staff of the More »

Chaka Khan Is The 2019 Tournament Of Roses Grand Marshall

Chaka Khan has been named the Grand Marshall for the 2019 Tournament Of Roses. Khan received the honor on the Tournament House lawn in Pasadena, California Wednesday morning. It is Khan’s first time More »

Phony Ppl Release New Album Mō’zā-ik

Phony Ppl’s new album Mō’zā-ik came out today and the Brooklyn quintet and will kick off their next tour on Election Day. The band’s eclectic approach that encompasses, R&B, funk, hip-hop and More »

Maxwell: Shame Official Video

Maxwell’s video for “Shame” is a blue-tinted piece featuring the artist in bed, a tub and riding around town in a car. Fashionable models line the streets and look like art as More »

Keith Sweat Announces Release Date For New Album Debuts Boomerang Single Featuring Candice Price

 

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Keith Sweat has announced an October 26th release date for his 13th studio album Playing For Keeps. The legendary singer has re-connected with Teddy Riley and also worked with Akon, Tank and newcomers Candice Price and Ray Fade on his current music. The slow-burning “Boomerang” confirms Sweat’s mastery of seductive R&B with a feature from Candice Price. Playing For Keeps is available for pre-order and tickets for Sweat’s current national tour are on sale. 

 

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Watch: Andre 3000 In Trailer For High Life

Andre 3000 is part of the cast for Claire Dennis’ science fiction drama High Life. The rapper and actor is one of the inmates promised freedom if they will go a mission to a black hole for the purpose of capturing an alternate source of energy. In the process of completing the task, the inmates are victims of sexual experimentation by the scientists onboard the spacecraft. High Life debuted at the Toronto Internation Film Festival in September. The film will have its theatrical release in France November 7th and has a 2019 release date in the United States. 

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Noname Will Replace Cover Art For Room 25 In Light Of Artist’s Arrest For Domestic Violence

Noname announced on Twitter today that she will be replacing the cover art for her Room 25 album because Chicago artist Bryant Giles was arrested for domestic battery on October 8th. The best friend of victim Ellie Danisch posted the police report to social media. Shea Vaughn-Gabor also stated in her post that Giles is a rapist. Noname made it clear that she will not support abusers and she fully supports all victims of domestic violence. 

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Throwback: Ziggy Marley And The Melody Makers-Tomorrow People

Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers saw the release of their fourth album Conscious Party in 1988. The band consisted of Ziggy, Stephen, Cedella and Sharon Marley who are four of Bob Marley’s children. They were at the apex of their popularity in the ’80s and Conscious Party helped them break through to mainstream listeners. “Tomorrow People” was a song about understanding your legacy to be able to look into the future. The influence of their father was immediately recognized and they were compared to Bob Marley and the Wailers. Chris Franz and Tina Weymouth of The Talking Heads produced Conscious Party which earned a Grammy for Best Reggae Album in 1989. Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers have released 10 albums and released a live concert DVD in 2001. Ziggy started recording solo albums in 2003 and his seventh release, Rebellion Rises came out in the spring of 2018.  

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Media Questions Of The Week

When will Missy’s new music for 2019 be released? 

Why did President Trump disinvite some of the key music industry people behind the Music Modernization Act to the signing ceremony at the White House? 

 

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