nina simone

Grammy nominated NC femcee, Rapsody, has announced that she will be dropping a new album titled, Eve, this August. The Jamla rapper’s last release, Laila’s Wisdom, dropped in 2017, and was met with critical acclaim and multiple Grammy nominations. This will be Rapsody’s second project under the Jamla/ Roc Nation umbrella, and will act as […]

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has announced the inductees to be honored at the 33rd annual ceremony. The ceremony is set to be held at the Public Auditorium in Cleveland, Ohio. This year legendary musicians such as Nina Simone, Bon Jovi, Rosetta Tharpe, The Moody Blues, Dire Straits, and the Cars. These inductees […]

"Thanks Obama" mixes funk, soul, hip-hop, R&B, jazz from the contemporary to the classic.

If The Donald is real enough to oblige, we have a few more musical suggestions that could help re-define his already tarnished presidency and maybe, just maybe, make America great for once.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Illinois has lost more people than any other state during the course of the year.

Jamilah Lemieux reflects on the prospect of Donald Trump's presidency, its causes and inevitable consequences.

To no surprise, Kanye West has caused mayhem once again + Rihanna has remixed "Work" 7 ways

Hollywood failed Nina Simone with her biopic, but we know the powers that be can do better. Women’s History Month has inspired us to think about all of the incredible Black women that we’d love to see in theaters. Whether they’re names that we grew up hearing about and celebrating, or more recent Sheroes, our […]

At this point, we're not really sure what the film's selling point is... but maybe inquiring minds will go out to see how controversy plays out on screen.

As a young Afro-Latina from Spanish Harlem whose skin color doesn't veer too far from Zoe's, I admit I'd worship the chance to play Nina - but the truth is, it wouldn't be my place.