The Album by Teyana Taylor Actress and performing artist Teyana Taylor is back with a new project called “The Album”. This project contains twenty-three tracks with features from Rick Ross, Junie, Iman, Erykah Badu, Quavo, Kehlani, Missy Elliott, Future, Davido, Big Sean, King Combs, and Lauryn Hill. Enjoy this audio […]

Thus begins the ambitious manifesto behind Theo Croker’s newest album, issued as a preface to the trumpeter, producer, arranger, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist’s most personal project yet, due outMay 17 from Sony Music Masterworks. Available now for preorder, Star People Nation finds Croker at the helm of production, songwriting, and performance, resulting in an intimate […]

By Jack Barnes With a huge following on SoundCloud, Chicago rapper Warhol.SS proves that new school rappers need not sacrifice emotion or lyrical depth when crafting absorbing and speaker-knocking bangers. Coming through with a sonically diverse and confident debut album, Warhol shares Chest Pains. Combining immersive trap-style beats and energetic ad-libs with an old-school sense […]

Queen Latifah By Jack Barnes For the first time in the event’s history, a special performance by multi-talented rapper, singer, actress and producer, Queen Latifah, has been added to the all-star line up for this summer’s ESSENCE Festival® presented by Coca-Cola concert series, taking place July 5-8 in New Orleans, LA. Commemorating three […]

Quincy Jones By Jack Barnes Qwest TV, the world’s first subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) platform dedicated to jazz and jazz-inspired music forms founded by music legend Quincy Jones in collaboration with French jazz impresario and television producer Reza Ackbaraly, announced today its official global launch date set for December 15, 2017. The announcement comes just two months following […]

XXXtentacion By Jack Barnes After months of waiting, XXXTentacion unleashes his very first album, 17 [Bad Vibes Forever/EMPIRE]. It’s available HERE. Upon going live, the platinum-certified critically acclaimed South Florida alternative trailblazer and XXL “Freshman” Cover star vaulted into the Top 5 of iTunes Top Rap/Hip-Hop Albums Chart and the Top 5 of the Overall Top […]

Photo Credit: Getty Images JILL SCOTT By Jack Barnes 3x Grammy Award-Winning Singer/Songwriter and Actress, Jill Scott, has officially sold out her 3rd Annual (Chicago) Summer Block Party on July 22nd at the Huntington Bank Pavilion. The summer concert is slated to offer performances from artists such as Kelly Rowland, […]