Black Music Is…
Check out the playlist that the HelloBeautiful Staff came up with for a great end of summer BBQ. Are any of these on your list? The playlists is brought to you Via Elev8.com so take a listen. Click here to read more and listen.
There are few current-day groups that are able to so potently harness the sheer balls-to-the-wall bombast of 70s rock and roll groups without traveling down the slippery slopes of parody or limp revivalism. Earl Greyhound is definitely an exception.
The documentation of rock and roll’s Black roots should come as no surprise to anyone with an Internet connection and a thirst for musical knowledge, but many are unaware of the band Death and the role that they played in shaping the sound of 1970s proto-punk music.
For the one-year-anniversary of his death, The Urban Daily sat and listened to Michael Jackson’s entire discography.
What’s going on with the ever huggable, so loveable Ruben Studdard? Well Singersroom.com says he is scheduled to be a part of TV One’s “Life After.” “Once a choir boy, R&B crooner Ruben Studdard became American Idol’s first African American winner during the show’s nail-biting second season, edging out runner-up Clay Aiken. Read more
Garry Shider, the musical director for George Clinton’s Parliament-Funkadelic band known for wearing a diaper on stage, died June 16th at the age of 56.