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25 Years Of Fear Of A Black Planet

25 Years Of Fear Of A Black Planet

If you were to ask me to list my favorite rap albums of all time (hey, there’s an idea for a future list), ┬áPublic Enemy’s Fear Of A Black Planet would be near the top of that list. The album┬ábroke new ground sonically and lyrically, and should be an essential part of any hip-hop fan’s collection. As a 13 year old who was already knee deep in hip-hop when Fear came out, the album was a watershed moment in my […]

"Today Today Today" Heralds James Taylor's First Album Of New Material In Over A Decade

“Today Today Today” Heralds James Taylor’s First Album Of New Material In Over A Decade

The original JT returns with his first album of new material in almost a decade and a half.

On The Horizon: New Frank Ocean Album Scheduled For July

On The Horizon: New Frank Ocean Album Scheduled For July

Praise Jeebus! New Frank Ocean music soon come!

Three Things I'm Digging Right This Minute

Three Things I’m Digging Right This Minute

Don’t recognize these two faces? They make great music, check them out!

De La Soul Kickstart Their New Album With Crowdfunding Campaign

De La Soul Kickstart Their New Album With Crowdfunding Campaign

Pos, Dave & Maseo are finally delivering that new album…check the details on De La Soul’s upcoming project.

New Music: Alabama Shakes "Don't Wanna Fight"

New Music: Alabama Shakes “Don’t Wanna Fight”

The Alabama Shakes are back for round 2-check out their great new single “Don’t Wanna Fight”.

"Guilty" Pleasure Alert: Taylor Swift's "Style"

“Guilty” Pleasure Alert: Taylor Swift’s “Style”

Taylor Swift’s “Style” > Prince’s “Style”? It might be closer than you think.

Today I Turn 5: Where's My Cake?

Today I Turn 5: Where’s My Cake?

Whoop! We’re 5 today!

D'Angelo & The Vanguard Give "SNL" A Much-Needed Soul Injection

D’Angelo & The Vanguard Give “SNL” A Much-Needed Soul Injection

D’Angelo’s first television performance in well over a decade was a winner.

Jheri Curl Fridays: Kano's "I'm Ready"

Jheri Curl Fridays: Kano’s “I’m Ready”

I have no clue what Kano looks like, and apparently the internet doesn’t, either.

Five January Releases That I'm Looking Forward To

Five January Releases That I’m Looking Forward To

Ne-Yo is one of several big-name artists dropping new albums in January. Check out my thoughts on this and four other upcoming releases I’m looking forward to.

New Episodes Of UnSung Begin Next Week

New Episodes Of UnSung Begin Next Week

More episodes of “UnSung” kick off next week, starting with one featuring the Super Freak himself, Rick James.