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.
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.
Blerd Appreciation: Off The Wall

Blerd Appreciation: Off The Wall

A classic album turns 35. Life ain't so bad at all, indeed...
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.
Blerd Radio 2014 | Episode 11: The Bruce-Cast

Blerd Radio 2014 | Episode 11: The Bruce-Cast

It's all about The Boss on the latest Blerd Radio podcast. Are you ready?
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!
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.
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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.

AfroPunk Announces Stellar Lineup For 2014 Festival

AfroPunk Announces Stellar Lineup For 2014 Festival

D’Angelo in Brooklyn? Might have to take a trip down for that one. Find out who’ll be playing the AfroPunk Festival this August.

Reviews
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!

Contemporization Be Damned: Michael Jackson's Surprisingly Solid Xscape

Contemporization Be Damned: Michael Jackson’s Surprisingly Solid Xscape

The King of Pop lives on with a pleasantly well-executed posthumous album.

Features
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.

Blerd Radio 2014 | Episode 11: The Bruce-Cast

Blerd Radio 2014 | Episode 11: The Bruce-Cast

It’s all about The Boss on the latest Blerd Radio podcast. Are you ready?

Jheri Curl Fridays: Denroy Morgan's "I'll Do Anything For You"

Jheri Curl Fridays: Denroy Morgan’s “I’ll Do Anything For You”

Put a little dreadlocks in your Jheri Curl this week with Denroy Morgan.

"You & I (Nobody In The World)": John Legend Sends A Message With New Video

“You & I (Nobody In The World)”: John Legend Sends A Message With New Video

Is another #1 single in the cards for John Legend, and will his new video for “You & I” do the trick?