First Look Friday: Wiley From Atlanta Wants To Make Authentic, Soulful Southern Music

For our latest First Look Friday, we spoke with Wiley from Atlanta about being influenced by soul and R&B music,… Read More

January 7, 2022

Bruno Mars & Anderson .Paak Have (Finally) Dropped ‘An Evening with Silk Sonic’

On An Evening with Silk Sonic, Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak got some help from Bootsy Collins, Thundercat, and producer… Read More

November 12, 2021

The Making of ‘Gap Band III’, The Album That Turned The Gap Band Into Stars

In an effort to celebrate the greatness of the legendary Tulsa, Oklahoma, group The Gap Band, we take a look… Read More

June 19, 2021

European Dubs of ‘Soul’ Hired White Actors to Voice Black Characters

It's unclear if any European versions of Soul will be recast or remade. The European ports of Pixar's Soul completely undercut… Read More

January 16, 2021

The Making of The Ohio Players’ 1975 Masterpiece ‘Honey’

We spoke with The Ohio Players' drummer James “Diamond" Williams who explained to us, in great detail, how Ohio Players… Read More

September 18, 2020

How Stevie Wonder Overcame a Near Death Experience to Make ‘Fulfillingness’ First Finale’

In celebration of Stevie Wonder's 70th birthday, we spoke with two of Fulfillingness’ First Finale's most important collaborators, producer Robert Margouleff… Read More

May 13, 2020

An Accident Takes Away Jamie Foxx’s Dream Jazz Gig In Debut Trailer For Pixar’s ‘Soul’

The animated film's voice cast will also feature Questlove, Phylicia Rashad and Daveed Diggs. Disney and Pixar has released the… Read More

November 7, 2019

Pixar’s ‘Soul’ will Star Jamie Foxx, Questlove, Tina Fey, and Phylicia Rashad

The cast of Soul is already stacked. With all of the Marvel showboating at this weekend's D23 Expo, the fact that… Read More

August 25, 2019

Marco McKinnis Dives Into Devotion With New Single, “Deep”

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Marco McKinnis (@marcomckinnis) on May 16, 2019 at 3:51pm… Read More

May 20, 2019

Listen to DAVIE’s Summertime Smooth, “Your Love’s A Vibe” [PREMIERE]

DAVIE just released his latest single "Your Love's A Vibe." Having collaborated and toured with the likes of Childish Gambino and Lizzo,… Read More

April 26, 2019

A Teddy Pendergrass Biopic is Coming, You’ll never Guess Who is Set to Play the Legendary Singer

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by TYRESE (@tyrese) on Mar 1, 2019 at 1:45am PST… Read More

March 1, 2019

Trailblazing Transgender Soul Singer Jackie Shane Dies at 78

Renowned transgender soul singer Jackie Shane died in her sleep on Friday (Feb. 22) at the age of 78. Complete details… Read More

February 22, 2019

Edwin Birdsong, Legendary Keyboardist Sampled by De La Soul, Daft Punk, & Kanye West, Dead at 77

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by (@jazzunderthebridge) on Dec 27, 2016 at 2:26pm PST… Read More

January 22, 2019

The Futurelics Take a Vintage Voyage In “Down N’ Out” Video [PREMIERE] "Honoring the relics with a futuristic vibe." The Futurelics just dropped their latest video, "Down N’ Out." The Oakland band… Read More

November 27, 2018

Watch Free Nationals and Daniel Caesar’s Crisp and Colorful “Beauty & Essex” Video Get into the groove. The Free Nationals (Anderson .Paak's band), Daniel Caesar, and Unknown Mortal Orchestra just released… Read More

November 9, 2018

Listen to DRAM’s Oh So Soulful Rendition of Andre 3000’s “Prototype” [AUDIO]

A post shared by DRAM (@bigbabydram) on Jul 28, 2018 at 3:25pm PDT So good. DRAM just released a remake… Read More

August 21, 2018