Black Music Month is in full swing here at Black America Web, and we decided to get a bit creative by bringing you 10 of our favorite fictional Black musicians from movies and television.
On the anniversary week of Whitney Houston's hit-filled 1987 sophomore album, we look back at five songs off the Diamond-selling LP that you should definitely give a spin for Black Music Month.
Gospel music is defined as a genre of American Protestant music, rooted in the religious revivals of the 19th century, which developed in different directions within the white (European American) and Black (African American) communities of the United States
Check out Black America Web's list of good reads by iconic soul sirens from the past and dominating divas on the radio today, including Mariah Carey, Nina Simone, Janet Jackson, Alicia Keys, Patti LaBelle, Grace Jones and more.
Urban One Celebrates Black Music Month with the Release of a For The Culture: The History of Black Music Podcast Series Six Music Genres will be highlighted within a Podcast in Recognition of Black Music Month (Washington, DC – June 1, 2021) – In celebration of Black Music Month, Urban One announced today the release […]
Documentary filmmaker Stanley Nelson, Jr. may not be a household name in your household, but you know his work. Former NFL star, Michael Vick, jazz icon Miles Davis, historically Black colleges and universities and the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense have all been viewed through Nelson’s lens. Though “Civil War” documentarian Ken Burns may be […]
It’s African-American Appreciation Month and sometimes even we get stumped by a musical question. Last week on “Arsenio Hall Monday,” we became consumed by Childish Gambino’s hit “RedBone” because it doesn’t include the word redbone in the lyrics. Given the actual lyrics, a more fitting name obviously would have been “Stay Woke.” Arsenio thought that […]
Prince‘s born day, June 7th was celebrated all over the world. The prolific musician would have been 58 years old. The Governor of Minnesota, Marc Dayton, declared June 7th “Prince Day” in his state. But celebrating Prince’s life and music doesn’t have to end. There is so much music that he left behind – 37 studio albums and […]
We were first introduced to Raheem DeVaughn in 2005 with his debut album The Love Experience and ten years later his incredible lyrics and soulful tunes still sits high on our musical palate. His latest album Love Sex Passion shows that the self-proclaimed “love king” hasn’t lost his knack for the sexy. His mix of old school […]
There are very few singers on the contemporary scene who have a unique, instantly identifiable vocal sound; there are even fewer who have the stylistic range to encompass both Jazz and R&B in their performances. Grammy-nominated Soul/Jazz diva Maysa, who celebrates her 20th year as a solo recording artist this year, marks that achievement with […]