With the Black Forum label, Motown founder Berry Gordy created a place where African-American spoken-word artists could make their voices heard.
‘Straightenin’ arrived at midnight with an official music video, directed by Keemotion.
‘I want to remind people of love, too,’ says Mereba regarding the EP.
The narrative podcast, which is now streaming, is produced by Double Elvis and features interviews and new music from Def Jam signees Bobby Sessions, Saint Bodhi, Nasty C, Bino Rideaux and more.
J. Cole’s forthcoming album ‘The Off-Season’ is out May 14.
Spawning megastars such as Snoop Dogg, 2Pac, and Eminem, 90s hip-hop marked the point when the music came out of the suburbs and took over the world.
The visual offers a unique insight into the reclusive artist, featuring other MCs like 21 Savage.
The awards ceremony will take place live from Los Angeles on May 23.
The song features Tulsa, Oklahoma artists Steph Simon, Dialtone, Ayilla and Jerica Wortham.
With a light swing, the track has an unimpeachable groove that Cole floats over.
The event will feature Rakim’s first public performance in over a year.
The special also features interviews with artists inspired by Gaye’s masterwork including Maxwell, Sheila E., Spike Lee, and Lee Daniels.
The project is set to arrive May 14.
‘Karma 3 Deluxe’ culminated a run for East that saw him move from regional star to nationwide talent.
The sprawling, 22-track album earned widespread critical acclaim upon arrival.
The Godfather of Soul’s politics were a reflection of himself: a Black man who’d risen to superstardom out of the Jim Crow South.