Minneapolis is a mecca for music. The city’s musical roots run deep and stem from…
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White rapper Post Malone enraged hip-hop fans and Black Twitter after a DJBooth article came…
Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, the boxer famously convicted for murder and spent 19 years in prison before the charges were dismissed, has died at age 76. According to numerous reports, Carter died of prostate cancer early this morning at his home in Toronto. Carter founded the nonprofit organization Innocence International in Toronto to assist inmates who are possibly wrongly convicted.
The subject of interracial love has come up numerous times in popular music. Here are a handful of well-known classic rock songs by white artists that fans may not have realized contained subtle odes to (or were completely inspired by) black women
Last week’s concerts in the New York City era were dominated by high-profile hip-hop stars. So this week, things are a bit more on the “veteran rock star” side of things. There are lots of legends taking the stage around the city as we get closer to the end of July–and not just rock artists. There are several soul, jazz, pop and gospel icons making their presence felt, as well.
The classic rock era represents what many fans (specifically Baby Boomers) consider the peak of rock music’s artistic ambition and commercial clout. Rock artists were breaking new ground constantly, from the Beatles and Bob Dylan in the late 60s to Pink Floyd and Zeppelin in the mid-70s.
With the current national unrest regarding the George Zimmerman verdict and the murder of Trayvon Martin, we decided to look at some of the great protest songs throughout music history.
Here’s a look at twenty of the most brilliant and era-defining mainstream and alternative rock albums from the 2000s.
Richie Havens, the man who personified the “pretty people” of the 1960s counterculture and “free…
Alicia Keys doesn’t have the kind of voice R&B fans seem to associate with great singing.