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Hip Hop 4 Peace

The Universal Hip Hop Museum this week announced the celebrity and activist lineup for a global live stream Hip Hop peace celebration, “Hip Hop 4 Peace,” which will take place on Monday, September...

Reggae Icon “Toots” Hibbert

VP Records joins family, friends and fans as we collectively mourn the passing of Reggae icon Frederick Nathaniel ‘Toots’ Hibbert. He was 77.

Toots first became widely known in 1966 for his...

Memorializing the 65th anniversary of Emmett Till’s death, Friday ALA.NI released the Adrian Younge-produced single “Lament for Emmett Till” (Amazon Original).

The song is a reimagined...

Friday, iconic and legendary band, The Wailers, return with their new album, "One World," via Sony Music Latin.

The first album from the band in over 25 years includes 14 dazzling songs...

The following article was released by Kwaku BBM, the founder of BritishBlackMusic.com/Black Music Congress.

It's no understatement to say that the world changed on May 25, 2020 - the day...

Iconic four-time Grammy Award Winner and 12X Grammy Nominee, Deniece Williams with an amazing and versatile five-decade career releases her much anticipated new single, “When You Love Somebody...

Popular U.K. Reggae sound system operator Sir Lloydie Coxsone (not to be confused with legendary Reggae producer Coxsone Dodd) receiving an International Reggae Day award in 2017.

The...

Africa Day is on Monday, 25 May 2020. How will you be celebrating? The “Africa Day Benefit Concert At Home” is presented by YouTube & ViacomCBS Networks Africa. The virtual concert will...

With his third record, 2-time Grammy winner Derrick Hodge unleashes his freest work yet.

Color of Noize — due out June 26 on Blue Note Records — is the band, the concept, and the album,...

The iconic and legendary band The Wailers just released their new song “One World, One Prayer” today, a powerful piece focused on unity, love and inclusion beyond cultural differences.

The...

On May 8, 2020 Hip-Hop lost a giant, ANDRE HARRELL, founder of UPTOWN RECORDS, former president/CEO of MOTOWN RECORDS and one half of Hip-Hop duo DR. JEKYLL & MR. HYDE.
ANDRE was born and...

Skip Marley is making the kind of music history his iconic grandfather Bob Marley would be proud of.

Skip Marley takes a giant step into music history as "Slow Down," his global smash with...

California Congresswoman Maxine Waters issued a statement on the death of music industry executive and icon, Andre Harrell:

“I’m in a state of shock over the death of Andre Harrell. Andre...

Rock & Roll originator Little Richard performing "Tutti Frutti" at 1995 concert for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Little Richard, the screaming, preening, scene-stealing wild man of...

Bassist, composer, and bandleader Joshua Crumbly has released “For Victor,” the third single from his debut album Rise (out May 15 via Open Book Records).

WBGO’s Nate Chinen praised “For...

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