As we stroll down memory lane, we want you to remember the ten times these classic neo-soul/jazz songs presented the world with additional memorable songs years later. What is your favorite neo-soul/jazz sample?
Andra Day and Mary J. Blige will help honor the legendary jazz artist and civil rights activist.
The 49-year-old rapper won't be included in the prestigious hall of fame.
When it comes to muses, artists tend to look to the past. For Kanye West, his go-to for samples and inspiration seems to be none other than Nina Simone. As we patiently wait for the video release of his latest Nina-inspired record “Famous” featuring Rihanna on Friday and that free concert he promised us last month, we’ll be […]
When you really think about it all music is really Black music — we invented the jazz, the blues, rock and rap — but some music is especially BLACK. Like incense and headwrap Black. Coco Butter in work desk Black. Argue over sugar or salt in grits Black. So since it’s Black Music Month and […]
Have you heard? We’re releasing the first ever Unsung feature film about Miki Howard starring Teyonah Parris! Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story is something we are really proud of and cant wait to share with you on Sunday, June 12 7/6c! We understand that the waters of biopics can be very treacherous and […]
This is a big day for Black women! Harriet Tubman earned her place in history by escaping slavery, becoming an abolitionist and a Union spy. And, as of today, Tubman will be the new face of the U.S. $20. Actually, the redesigned bank note (we’re already calling them “Tubmans”) won’t debut until sometime after the […]
The internet was not having it when news surfaced that Afro-Latina actress, Zoe Saldana, was cast to play Nina Simone, the high priestess of soul. To add fuel to the fire, we caught a glimpse of Zoe in the movie’s trailer with darkened skin and a prosthetic nose, and witnessed the most epic clapback ever via […]