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Ashley DuBose’s singing has captivated millions of fans in the Twin Cities and worldwide. She gained even more fans after her show-stopping appearance on NBC’s “The Voice.”  “My music comes from my life experiences,” DuBose says about her songwriting. As we continue to highlight some of the Twin Cities’ phenomenal musical talents, we caught up…

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In line with this claim is Arie’s latest release “Breathe,” a song set to speak to mounting violence against Black people at the hands of police. In the emotional recording Arie, echos the ominous words of Eric Garner, whose last words while being choke by NYPD officers in July of 2014 were, “I can’t breathe.”

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Everywhere you turn it seems like somebody is talking about the upcoming Nina Simone biopic and unfortunately for the movie’s star, Zoe Saldana, most people don’t have anything positive to say about her portrayal of the soul legend. Now, famous singer India Arie has weighed in on the matter and blasted the film, as well. As…

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  I’ve had the pleasure of attending a few of Dedry Jones ‘The Experience’ events. They have all been very good; however, the most recent one with India Arie is my favorite, thus far. Grammy award winner, singer and songwriter India Arie visited The Kroc Center on the south side of Chicago recently to take part…

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Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church was jumping with excitement recently. Chicago native Jonathan McReynolds held his birthday bash/album release for his sophomore project currently Number 1 on Amazon Life Music: Stage Two at the church and it was amazing. McReynolds is a Christian artist, a gifted song writer and singer who has gained much notoriety and…

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Influenced by the Beatles, James Taylor, Wonder and Donny Hathaway, the New Orleans native PJ Morton is the son of gospel singer Paul S. Morton. As a songwriter/producer, PJ Morton left an indelible impression after winning a Grammy Award for his songwriting/production of India Arie’s “Interested” from her 2002 album Voyage to India. Live Show Killer’s…

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Iconic singer Stevie Wonder has always been known not only as an award-winning singer and songwriter, but also an activist. You know the soulful “Happy Birthday” song we all sing? That was written by Stevie Wonder to help Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. receive a holiday in his honor. On the final leg of his…

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Giuliana Rancic of E!’s “Fashion Police” has been under fire all week after she made offensive remarks about Zendaya’s locs at the Oscars. Although Rancic tried to smooth things over with an apology to Zendaya, Solange recently weighed in on the matter and claimed that the “Fashion Police” cast has bashed her natural hair as…

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Blue Ivy Carter’s hair has been a hot topic across the Web for weeks as critical fans have voiced their disdain about the way Jay Z and Beyoncé have styled Blue’s natural hair, which many have called unkempt. Even stars like Tamar Braxton and Syleena Johnson have sounded off on Blue’s hair with mixed reactions…

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Many hip-hop fans across the nation let out a collective sigh of grief and rage on Sunday night when Macklemore & Ryan Lewis swept the rap categories, beating out Kendrick Lamar’s universally acclaimed good kid, m.A.A.d city for the Best Rap Album award. Since then, Macklemore has admitted that he robbed Kendrick of his rightful…

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Tonight, the 56th annual Grammy Music Awards will take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif. Before you tune in for all of the Pre-Grammy festivities and epic red carpet, we’re breaking down some of the worst Grammy red carpet looks over the years. From Nicki Minaj’s catholic church inspired catastrophe in 2012…

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The 56th annual Grammy Awards are just around the corner and fans of the awards show will finally get to see who the big winners of the long-awaited night are when the ceremony airs on Sunday, Jan. 26 at 8 p.m. But, as with every award show every year, some of your favorite artists won’t…

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