Unplug. But Watch Toad The Wet Sprocket's "California Wasted" Video First

Unplug. But Watch Toad The Wet Sprocket’s “California Wasted” Video First

One of the best albums of 2013 is responsible for one of the best videos of 2014. Check out the new clip from Toad The Wet Sprocket.
Flyte Brothers 21: Janet Jackson "If"

Flyte Brothers 21: Janet Jackson “If”

The Flyte Brothers team gets sexy with Janet...we wish.
Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The ’80s From Worst To First (180-171)

Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The ’80s From Worst To First (180-171)

Get that smug smile off your face..."I Just Called To Say I Love You" isn't THAT bad.
The Wait Is Over...Prince Announces The Release Of Two New Albums

The Wait Is Over…Prince Announces The Release Of Two New Albums

Two new albums are forthcoming from the Purple Yoda. Now, about that "Purple Rain" anniversary release...
Jody Watley Returns To Take You To Paradise

Jody Watley Returns To Take You To Paradise

Get ready to dance your behind off with the help of Jody Watley's new EP.
Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The ’80s From Worst To First (190-181)

Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The ’80s From Worst To First (190-181)

But Paul, I think I told you! I'm a lover, not a fighter!
Yesterday, Today & Forever: "Motown 25" FINALLY Comes To DVD

Yesterday, Today & Forever: “Motown 25″ FINALLY Comes To DVD

Marvin Gaye was one of the many electrifying performers on the "Motown 25" special, which is finally making its way to DVD.
Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The ’80s From Worst To First (200-191)

Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The ’80s From Worst To First (200-191)

Billy Ocean (seen here watching his career float away) and more as we rank every R&B #1 of the 1980s.
A Few Words About Ferguson

A Few Words About Ferguson

Apologies for the ramble.
2014 Season of UnSung Highlighted By Rick James, Hi-Five & More!

2014 Season of UnSung Highlighted By Rick James, Hi-Five & More!

Legendary diva Martha Wash is among the 10 artists featured in the upcoming season of TVOne's documentary series "UnSung." Find out who else made the cut!
News
The Wait Is Over...Prince Announces The Release Of Two New Albums

The Wait Is Over…Prince Announces The Release Of Two New Albums

Two new albums are forthcoming from the Purple Yoda. Now, about that “Purple Rain” anniversary release…

Yesterday, Today & Forever: "Motown 25" FINALLY Comes To DVD

Yesterday, Today & Forever: “Motown 25″ FINALLY Comes To DVD

Marvin Gaye was one of the many electrifying performers on the “Motown 25″ special, which is finally making its way to DVD.

A Few Words About Ferguson

A Few Words About Ferguson

Apologies for the ramble.

...Janet? Is That You?

…Janet? Is That You?

Will it soon be time to welcome Miss Jackson back into the music scene?

"Long Night" Teases New Guster Album, Which You Can Support Via PledgeMusic

“Long Night” Teases New Guster Album, Which You Can Support Via PledgeMusic

No animals were harmed during the making of Guster’s new album–which you can support via PledgeMusic.

Funkytowngrooves Bows Down To The Boss With Diana Ross Reissues

Funkytowngrooves Bows Down To The Boss With Diana Ross Reissues

Diana Ross’s RCA Records catalog is getting the remaster/reissue treatment, courtesy of Funkytowngrooves.

Beyonce Leads VMA 2014 Nominations

Beyonce Leads VMA 2014 Nominations

“Queen B” has a chance to walk home with many, many Moonmen in about a month. Find out who else got the nod from MTV this year.

2014 Season of UnSung Highlighted By Rick James, Hi-Five & More!

2014 Season of UnSung Highlighted By Rick James, Hi-Five & More!

Legendary diva Martha Wash is among the 10 artists featured in the upcoming season of TVOne’s documentary series “UnSung.” Find out who else made the cut!

Electric Wire Hustle Comes From Down Under With "If These Are The Last Days"

Electric Wire Hustle Comes From Down Under With “If These Are The Last Days”

New Zealand soul ban Electric Wire Hustle previews their sophomore album with a brand new video.

The Foreign Exchange Lights Up NPR's Tiny Desk

The Foreign Exchange Lights Up NPR’s Tiny Desk

Let The Foreign Exchange’s Tiny Desk concert lift your spirit today.

All Six, Some Of The Time: New Edition at Agannis Arena In Boston, 6/27/14

All Six, Some Of The Time: New Edition at Agannis Arena In Boston, 6/27/14

Ronnie, Bobby, Ricky, Mike, Ralph and Johnny celebrate 30+ years in the game with a new tour, and I was fortunate enough to catch New Edition live in concert.

The Poet Rests: R.I.P. Bobby Womack

The Poet Rests: R.I.P. Bobby Womack

The legendary Bobby Womack passed away yesterday, and we take a second to show him some appreciation.

Reviews
Jody Watley Returns To Take You To Paradise

Jody Watley Returns To Take You To Paradise

Get ready to dance your behind off with the help of Jody Watley’s new EP.

Lenny Kravitz Explores "Sex" In New Song

Lenny Kravitz Explores “Sex” In New Song

Lenny’s back-to the ’80s-with his new song “Sex.”

Johnny Gill Emerges From "Behind Closed Doors" With New Single

Johnny Gill Emerges From “Behind Closed Doors” With New Single

JG has returned to seduce you. Check out his new single “Behind Closed Doors.”

Vivian Green Returns With "Get Right Back To My Baby"

Vivian Green Returns With “Get Right Back To My Baby”

Singer/songwriter Vivian Green returns with a summer banger, with a little help from a Frankie Beverly sample.

Electric Wire Hustle Comes From Down Under With "If These Are The Last Days"

Electric Wire Hustle Comes From Down Under With “If These Are The Last Days”

New Zealand soul ban Electric Wire Hustle previews their sophomore album with a brand new video.

Hitch A Ride Onto Me'shell Ndegeocello's Comet

Hitch A Ride Onto Me’shell Ndegeocello’s Comet

The amazing Me’shell Ndegeocello releases her 11th album, and it (surprising no one) is a keeper.

Mariah's Elusive  New Album: You Take The Good, You Take The Bad...

Mariah’s Elusive New Album: You Take The Good, You Take The Bad…

Mariah Carey: New album, same old Mariah.

Hopefully, Maroon 5 Locates The "Maps" That Help Them Find Good Songs Again

Hopefully, Maroon 5 Locates The “Maps” That Help Them Find Good Songs Again

Ugh. Just, ugh…

When's Everyone Gonna Discover Kimbra?

When’s Everyone Gonna Discover Kimbra?

If you’re not hip to Kimbra’s work (independent of that damn Gotye song) yet, you need to familiarize yourself.

John Mayer Gives Beyonce's "XO" A Makeover

John Mayer Gives Beyonce’s “XO” A Makeover

Does John Mayer do Beyonce better than Beyonce does Beyonce?

Lupe Fiasco Is On A "Mission"

Lupe Fiasco Is On A “Mission”

Lupe Fiasco releases a rallying cry for those suffering from cancer on his latest single.

Time To Get "Naked" With Andre Cymone & Harts

Time To Get “Naked” With Andre Cymone & Harts

Check out this funked up remix of Andre Cymone’s “Naked” by Harts!

Features
Unplug. But Watch Toad The Wet Sprocket's "California Wasted" Video First

Unplug. But Watch Toad The Wet Sprocket’s “California Wasted” Video First

One of the best albums of 2013 is responsible for one of the best videos of 2014. Check out the new clip from Toad The Wet Sprocket.

Flyte Brothers 21: Janet Jackson "If"

Flyte Brothers 21: Janet Jackson “If”

The Flyte Brothers team gets sexy with Janet…we wish.

Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The ’80s From Worst To First (180-171)

Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The ’80s From Worst To First (180-171)

Get that smug smile off your face…”I Just Called To Say I Love You” isn’t THAT bad.

Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The ’80s From Worst To First (190-181)

Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The ’80s From Worst To First (190-181)

But Paul, I think I told you! I’m a lover, not a fighter!

Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The ’80s From Worst To First (200-191)

Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The ’80s From Worst To First (200-191)

Billy Ocean (seen here watching his career float away) and more as we rank every R&B #1 of the 1980s.

A Colorful "Miracle" From Kimbra

A Colorful “Miracle” From Kimbra

Get your dance on with the new video from Kimbra.

Me'shell Ndegeocello Shops For "Jazz" In New Clip

Me’shell Ndegeocello Shops For “Jazz” In New Clip

Miss Me’shell is at it again with a wonderfully mysterious video.

Michael Jackson Thrills From Beyond The Grave Once More with "A Place With No Name"

Michael Jackson Thrills From Beyond The Grave Once More with “A Place With No Name”

Repurposed Michael Jackson footage is still better than quite a few things…

Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The ’80s From Worst To First (210-201)

Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The ’80s From Worst To First (210-201)

The bust has returned…scraping the bottom of our latest list.

Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The '80s From Worst To First (220-211)

Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The ’80s From Worst To First (220-211)

Feed the children…avoid the song. Where does “We Are The World” rank on the list of #1 R&B songs of the ’80s?

Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The '80s From Worst To First (223-221)

Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The ’80s From Worst To First (223-221)

Surface showers you with 4 minutes of awful, as we count down each song to hit #1 on Billboard’s R&B chart during the ’80s.

Flyte Brothers 20: Mary J. Blige "No More Drama"

Flyte Brothers 20: Mary J. Blige “No More Drama”

Jimmy & Terry hook up with the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul in the latest Flyte Brothers column.