Why didn’t the BET Awards honor John Singleton? [youtube id=”kcCnQ3iRkys”] Will H.R. 40, the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act be looked at seriously since the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties held its first hearing on it for the firstContinue Reading

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[youtube id=”bRvD6fWJsJQ”]Raphael Saadiq shares his new single “Something Keeps Calling” that features longtime DJ Quik guitarist Rob Bacon. Saadiq’s distinct voice sings about trying to hold his life together and Bacon gives a thrilling solo performance. “Something Keeps Calling” is from Saadiq’s next album, Jimmy Lee, which is scheduled forContinue Reading

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[youtube id=”vCJY2NSSU1g”] Raphael Saadiq’s first solo album, Instant Vintage was released in 2002 after years of being an R&B trailblazer as a member of Tony!Toni!Toné!.Saadiq worked with D’Angelo in the ’90s as members of the Ummah collective. They had their first successful collaboration on D’Angelo’s Grammy-winning “Untitled (How Does It Feel)”Continue Reading

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