Old School and Today's R&B
Todd "Stereo" Williams
‘The Velvet Rope’ at 20: How Janet Freed Herself By Getting Bound
On her last masterpiece of the 1990s, Janet crafted an intense exploration of pleasure and pain.
Nelly Arrested For Rape Prior to Concert in Washington
The rapper was still in custody as of press time.
Jill Scott Cast as Lady Eve In Upcoming ‘Black Lightning’ Series
Jill Scott is getting ready to suit up as a D.C. supervillain.
Beyonce Drops Remix to J Balvin’s ‘Mi Gente’ to Benefit to Hurricane Maria Relief [LISTEN]
Beyonce dropped a remix to help with Hurricane Maria relief.
Colin Kaepernick, Performance Patriotism and the Great American Lie
Colin Kaepernick's protest of the national anthem is angering Americans--which is why it needed to happen.
Michael Jackson’s ‘Bad’ 30 Years Later: The Birth of Arena Pop and Multimedia Megastardom
In 1987, the King of Pop was charged with following the biggest album of all time.
Aaliyah’s Impact on Contemporary Popular Music
Aaliyah's impact on a generation of R&B singers is undeniable.
Alleged R. Kelly Victim Speaks Out: ‘Nobody Thinks About the Damage He’s Done…’
'His music overshadows everything when it comes to his wrongdoings.'
Mary J. Blige’s ‘What’s the 411?’ Reshaped the Landscape of 1990s R&B
On July 28, 1992, a soulful singer from Yonkers changed R&B forever.
Missy Elliott’s ‘Supa Dupa Fly’ at 20: The Future Had Never Sounded So Fonky
The super creative rapper/singer/producer from Virginia Beach reimagined Black popular music.
‘All Eyez On Me’ Squanders the Opportunity To Examine 2Pac’s Relationships With Women
The biopic doesn't seem to care much about the reality of the women in Pac's life.
A Breakdown of Prince’s ‘Purple Rain: Deluxe Expanded Edition’
We're focusing on the eleven previously-unreleased tracks on the new 'Purple Rain.'