From parking-lot tailgates to school dances and pep rallies, here are the best homecoming songs to welcome back homecoming season.
Director John Singleton left behind more than just a cinematic legacy; his soundtracks brought the black experience to life on the big screen.
The remixes include nine mini-albums that were initially issued following the release of Ms Jackson’s game-changing masterpiece.
Anticipation was at fever pitch as ‘Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814' was released internationally on September 18, 1989.
Fifteen of the best ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ performances – from soulful balladry to all-out guitar shreds – proving that “traditional” doesn’t always need to be dull.
“This is a historic song for an important moment in history, and what’s beautiful is that its message is timeless and universal.”
UK soul singer Michael Kiwanuka shares the official video for his brassy new single, ‘You Ain’t The Problem’, off his new album ‘KIWANUKA’, out on 25 October.
Mastering classic Motown albums for the ‘Motown In Mono’ reissue series gave engineer Kevin Gray a chance to remember why he first fell in love with them.
Co-penned by Berry Gordy and Marv Johnson, ‘Come To Me’ became Motown’s first single, paving the way for the label’s world domination.
On the genre-merging ‘My Everything’ album, Ariana Grande moved away from the fizzy pop of her debut and started coming into her own.
‘Pon De Replay’ revealed Rihanna’s prowess as a hitmaker, but her debut album, ‘Music Of The Sun’, album proved she was a Caribbean queen in the making.
No longer masking her ornate bravado with hip-hop samples, ‘Mary’ saw Mary J Blige follow her 70s muse and take a plunge into neo-soul.
The soundtrack to John Singleton’s provocative 1991 directorial debut ‘Boyz N The Hood’ is making its double-vinyl debut on 27 September via Qwest/Ume.