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James Brown

James Brown marked “Out Of Sight” as a time when he and his band moved into a different musical direction. Brown’s ideas were creating the foundations of funk with punchy horn phrases, bluesy rhythms and a percussive vocal style. “Out Of Sight” was saxophonist Maceo Parker’s first recording with BrownContinue Reading

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Nicki Minaj Essence Music Festival 2022

Why wasn’t Nicki Minaj’s headlining show at the Essence Festival streamed on Hulu like the rest of the performers?    Are Ray J, Sammie, Bobby Valentino and Pleasure P.  really forming an R&B group called R.S.V.P. ?   Why did CNN publish an article giving Jamaican dancehall credit for creatingContinue Reading

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Why are so many artist catalogs being sold?    Is the February 2022 issue of British Vogue with all Black models on the cover an example of ‘Black Skin Porn?’ Related posts: Prince On Leno 3/26/09 Media Questions Of The Week Tribute To Prince At BET Awards 2010 R.I.P. DavidContinue Reading

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