Legendary singer Chaka Khan joined NPR’s Tiny Desk for an unforgettable performance celebrating Black Music Month. Watch inside.

Black Music Month, celebrated in June, honors the profound influence of African American musicians on the global music landscape. R&B (Rhythm and Blues) has been a cornerstone of Black music, evolving from the blues and jazz traditions of the early 20th century. R&B emerged in the 1940s and has continuously shaped popular music with its […]

Tems was vulnerable, raw, and expressive. It was a whole vibe.

To honor Black Music Month, here are some of the artists that, unbeknownst to a lot of us, have ties to North Carolina.

June is Black Music Month and NPR has announced an iconic lineup to be featured on Tiny Desk this month. The post NPR Tiny Desk Reveals It’s Black Music Month 2024 Featured Artists appeared first on Black America Web.

The month of June marks not only Black Music Month, but also National Pride Month. It's no secret that Queer artists have made major contributions to the world of music.

As many know, Tupac Amaru Shakur and Jada Pinkett-Smith had a friendship that we will never all the details, but when know it was strong. Pinkett-Smith took to Instagram with a message to the late rapper, wishing him what would have been his “Happy 50th Birthday”, while sharing one of the many letters/poems she alluded […]

Jay-Z stops by Radioactive in 1996 to discuss “Dead Presidents 2” with Colby Colb. Speaking about the songs music video, Jay-Z said that numerous artists would appear in the visual. “We had Notorious B.I.G, AZ came down, Lil Cease, Junior Mafia, Smooth the Hustler came down.” He also discussed the production behind Reasonable Doubt and […]

Jay-Z stops by Radioactive in 1996 to discuss “Dead Presidents 2” with Colby Colb. Speaking about the songs music video, Jay-Z said that numerous artists would appear in the visual. “We had Notorious B.I.G, AZ came down, Lil Cease, Junior Mafia, Smooth the Hustler came down.” He also discussed the production behind Reasonable Doubt and […]

Eazy E stops by Radioactive with host Colby Colb to discuss his split with Priority Records and his issues with Dr. Dre. On the topic of Priority Records, Eazy E said, “Priority happened to be the split of the group N.W.A. because they were interfering with contractual agreements.” When asked if the label tried to […]