‘Hang the Whites’ Music Video Banned A young French rapper has made it into the headlines with a graphic music video calling for white people to be killed. And while he’s shot to fame, with it has come widespread outrage and an investigation into his “art”. French rapper named Nick Conrad may be arrested and face […]
Brook Baili – Louder Introducing North London alternative Pop/R&B singer and songwriter, and BRIT School alumni Brook Baili, as she reveals her exciting new single titled ‘Louder’ and its accompanying music video, premiered via Clash Magazine, and taken from her Debut EP Phases, OUT NOW via Mainframe Music. http://brookbaili.co.uk/
American Charged In Uganda After Racist Assault On Hotel Workers Uganda police arrested an older American man after reviewing a video that showed him striking out at hotel workers and using racial slurs. The police identified the man as Jimmy L. Taylor, a U.S. citizen who claims to be a missionary. The alleged assault took place […]
Rest In Power: The Trayvon Martin Story – Official Music Video Ft. The Root’s Black Thought 71 seconds, so many unanswered questions. The Root’s Black Thought created a powerful original composition, Rest In Power, the title track of the docu-series which premieres July 30th, pays tribute to the life and legacy of Trayvon Martin.
The First Black Enka Singer in Japanese History Jerome “Jero” White never imagined that he would one day grow up to be a star in the Japanese music scene. Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, he was first introduced to enka music by his grandmother, a native of Yokohama, Japan. Enka is a form of […]
YUNG L – ANYA Yung L just dropped the video to Anya, the Clarence Peter directed video does a decent job selling it built around the stills from a mock YouTube video showing women of different tones proving that melanin is always the right way to go.
Michael Jackson Explains Institutional White Supremacy Institutional Racism In The US Explained Through A Michael Jackson Song. Here’s how a Michael Jackson song explains institutional racism which keeps black communities in the US poor.
Beyonce The First Black Woman To Headline Coachella Coachella Music Festival 2018 Queen Bey’s highly anticipated set drew thousands of attendees and included a Destiny’s Child reunion, as well as cameos by her husband Jay-Z and her sister Solange. The two-hour set featured some of Beyoncé’s biggest hits, including “Formation” and “Sorry” from her most […]
David Banner- Magnolia ft. CeeLo Green World premiere of David Banner’s new music video, “Magnolia” ft. CeeLo Green. Pulled from his 2017 effort The God Box, the track’s powerful accompanying visual blends imagery of both Afrofuturism and historical Black experiences as the duo tells stories of racism, violence, and slavery.
THE GRAPEVINE: Is Bruno Mars A Cultural Appropriator Bruno Mars is a music superstar! On this episode, the panelists debate whether or not Bruno is a cultural appropriator. As a non-black person of color, does Bruno get a pass for creating and profiting off “black music”?
ABRACADABRAKAAFRIKA by The Sh8peshifter Zakiya Harris, an Oakland based activist, educator, and musician will soon be putting out new music under her musical persona, The Sha8peshifter. She’s announced an upcoming EP, After Darkness, and just released a video for “ABRACADABRAKAAFRIKA.” The song draws inspiration from “the death of Sandra Bland, and [is] an ode to little black girls […]
Diamond White – Cleopatron – Drunk On Me 19-years-old, singer-actress Diamond White infuses the royalty of Queen Cleopatra and the influence of Patron in her new single, “Cleopatron.” According to the singer, the song manifested at a pivotal time in her life. A time where she learned major lessons about herself and love: “When you’re dating, you learn a […]
Dajae Williams Raps The Quadratic Formula Support Dajae Williams, a young NASA engineer with the goal of using music as a platform to get more minorities in the STEM field! “I witness every day how much music influences people,” says Dajae. “I see music as a great platform to display the benefits of being and […]
Black Power Couple: Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz Alicia Keys has sold more than 30 million albums worldwide and won 15 Grammys. Her husband, Grammy award-winning producer Swizz Beatz, is the man behind songs like Kanye West’s “Ultralight Beam” and Beyonce’s “Ring the Alarm.” Tonight, the Recording Academy will honor the couple with the Producers […]
Serena Williams Tears It Up February cover star has a lot on her plate. A much-anticipated return to the women’s tour. Marriage. Motherhood. Has any of it slowed her down? In Florida, Vogue shot Serena absolutely tearing up a runway at the Palm Beach International Airport to the soundtrack of N.E.R.D.’s new single “Lemon” featuring […]
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JAY-Z ft. Beyoncé Family Feud – Official Video Director: Ava Duvernay Producers: No ID, JAY-Z, Ava Duvernay, Chaka Pilgrim, Paul Garnes, Tilane Jones, Christiana Hooks Composers: Shawn Carter, Beyoncé Knowles, NO I.D., Elbernita “Twinky” Clark-Terrell Editor: Spencer Averick