Whether as a songwriter for himself, The Miracles, or for others, Smokey Robinson perfected the art of expression, penning countless classics for Motown.
Released in 1971, ‘Black Rock’ was the first important step towards making The Bar-Kays one of the most reliable and powerful funk groups of the decade.
Benefitting from a luminous, nostalgic sheen, ‘Pronounced Jah-Nay’ is a reminder that R&B duo Zhané were a unique voice in early 90s R&B.
Widely regarded as The Staples Singers’ greatest album, ‘Be Altitude: Respect Yourself’ was released in 1972 and lifted the group above the competition.
If you’re suffering from heartbreak, trying to get next to someone, or dreaming about the unattainable, the best Motown love songs will suit your mood.
Considered too rough for airplay, ‘Yo! Bum Rush The Show’ found Public Enemy starting their countdown to Armageddon, paving the way for genius.
The relationship between Motown and politics runs deep. At the heart of it was great music and a commitment to changing the world.
It may seem an unlikely journey, but there’s logic in the way Rod Stewart developed from king of the mods to pop’s prime Great American Songbook singer.
Uneasy listening on a mission, ‘Death Certificate’ shocked many at the time, with Ice Cube kicking ass musically, verbally and politically.
Like Marley during his lifetime, the Bob Marley family dynasty has grown into a true reggae powerhouse on a global scale, through music, clothing & beyond.
From original pioneers Elvis and Little Richard, to the Allmans and Cadillac Three, Southern rock has made a global impact far beyond its original boundaries. But then again… maybe it had no...
The Great Otis Redding Sings Soul Ballads is a masterpiece. When he sings, nothing else matters – and that applies to the listener, too. Otis consumes you.
From the Hammond B-3 to synths and drum machines, as technology advanced throughout the decades, so artists pushed music into the future. uDiscover traces the fascinating history.
An icon of its time, James Brown’s 1966 album ‘It’s A Man’s Man’s Man’s World’ bursts with Soul Brother No.1’s personality.
Jeru The Damaja's confident and coolly crafted 1966 album 'Wrath Of The Math' made No.3 on the hip-hop chart and Top 40 on 'Billboard'.