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Jay-Z, TLC, Calvin Harris and more music reviews
This week Jay-Z released a new album on TIDAL, TLC released their first album in fifteen years that is said to also be their final record, Calvin Harris switched up his sound on his latest guest-filled collection, indie artist Washed Out switched labels and got experimental and duo Beach House
JAY-Z's '4:44' album: A full breakdown by track
JAY-Z is coming clean on "4:44." On the 10-track album, the rapper not only admits to infidelity in his marriage to Beyonce -- rapping "I don’t deserve you" on the album's title track -- but also reflects on the husband and father he hopes to be on songs like "Legacy." The album features guest
Elijah Blake and Gina Belafonte on social activism in the digital age
ABC News' Mara Schiavocampo interviews Elijah Blake and Gina Belafonte on combining activism and music.
Biracial winner of 'Miss Black Univ. of Texas' responds to online backlash
Rachael Malonson, who's father is black and mother is white, says she was heavily criticized on social media for her light complexion after winning the title.
What's new on Netflix, iTunes, Amazon Prime and Hulu for May 2017
It's a brand new month and you know what that means? Your favorite movie and TV shows are coming to streaming services -- Netflix, iTunes, Amazon Prime and Hulu. Along with movie classics such as "Forest Gump," " The Phantom of the Opera " and "Coming to America," there are also plenty of new
Elbow, Big Sean, Surfer Blood and More Music Reviews
This week British band Elbow releases another truly stunning album, rapper Big Sean gets personal and reflective, indie rockers Surfer Blood come back with their fourth proper full-length, electro-R&B singer Sampha gently amazed and bluesy singer-songwriter Beth Hart continues to show herself as a
50 Best Albums of 2016
We have come to the end of another year. In 2016, we lost an unreasonable number of legendary performers and it has been a rather trying year otherwise, but I’m going to go out on a limb and say that this has been the best year musically since 1999. You wouldn’t know that by turning on the radio as
The Rolling Stones, Childish Gambino, John Legend and Deadmau5 All Having Winning New Albums
This week is a collection of winners. As we enter December, the Rolling Stones drop a collection of classic blues covers, Childish Gambino reinvents himself as an oddball funk artist, John Legend joins forces with producer Blake Mills on his latest album and Deadmau5 releases a confident new album.
Alicia Keys, Common, Jim James and More Music Reviews
This week Alicia Keys returns with her sixth studio album, Common releases an engrossing new collection, My Morning Jacket’s Jim James releases a new solo album, Hope Sandoval of Mazzy Star returns with her band The Warm Inventions and Scottish rockers Honeyblood don’t disappoint on their sophomore
Marvel's 'Luke Cage' Lauded for Handling of Race Relations in America
"Luke Cage" was such a hit with fans this weekend that Netflix actually crashed. On Saturday, Netflix tweeted that it was working to fix the problem, which the streaming service eventually did. With "Cage" back up and running, fans tuned into a different kind of Marvel show, featuring one of the