Kendrick Lamar releases official tracklist of new album, 'To Pimp a Butterfly'

After teasing fans last week with an incomplete tracklisting of his new album, To Pimp a Butterfly, Compton, California, rapper Kendrick Lamar finally gave up the goods and released the official sequencing for the highly anticipated album. Though there are no listed features from K. Dot’s TDE family, the 16 track long player does have collaborations […]

Toni Braxton loses rights to 27 hit songs after going bankrupt

Toni Braxton has had more than her fair share of financial crisis in the music business, due to bad business deals and her two bankruptcies. It’s been more than a year since Braxton last filed for bankruptcy, yet her money problems are coming back to haunt her as the superstar singer recently lost the rights to […]

Ronald Isley: The Art of Defying Time

Ronald Isley’s cool factor doesn’t have an expiration date. At 70 years-young, his immaculate voice conjures memories for those who came of age during the soul era and his sleek Mr. Biggs persona has allowed him to continue creating baby making music for the hip-hop generation. Solidified through theatrical-like collaborations with R. Kelly, Isley also […]

Rick Marcel’s Live Café

Artists to Know: Rick Marcel and Myra Washington Business to Know: Rick Marcel’s Live Café Years performing: Eight What big names have you worked with? Ron Isley, Charlie Wilson, Lil Wayne, James Fortune and Fiyah, Cash Money, Juvenile Manny Fresh, Teena Marie. What made you want to venture into the restaurant business? With a lack […]