It's time to celebrate the MCA years of Patti LaBelle, whose refusal to tone her Patti’ness down prevented her from becoming a true pop superstar.
Our new editorial series centers Black writers writing about Black music, taking a new look at music and moments that have previously either been overlooked or not properly contextualized.
Queen Latifah can still spit hot fire as effortlessly as she belts a note. The beauty is, she’s proven she doesn’t have to choose between the two.
Andre Harrell, founder of Uptown Records, was a massively influential record executive that shaped the sound of R&B and hip-hop.