black music month

Baker would go on to have several hit albums under the label including Rapture, Giving You the Best That I Got, Compositions, and Rhythm of Love.

Affectionately known as “The Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin is a music industry icon.

I, Miss Community, is showing mad love for hip-hop. On my drive into Kiss Fm this morning it was Naughty by Nature’s ‘Hip Hop Hooray’ on the playlist. I’m a sold out Naughty By Nature fan from Hip Hop Hooray, O.P.P. to Uptown Anthem from the ‘Juice’ soundtrack. Win a pair of tickets for the […]

Jay-Z stops by Radioactive in 1996 to discuss “Dead Presidents 2” with Colby Colb. Speaking about the songs music video, Jay-Z said that numerous artists would appear in the visual. “We had Notorious B.I.G, AZ came down, Lil Cease, Junior Mafia, Smooth the Hustler came down.” He also discussed the production behind Reasonable Doubt and […]

Eazy E stops by Radioactive with host Colby Colb to discuss his split with Priority Records and his issues with Dr. Dre. On the topic of Priority Records, Eazy E said, “Priority happened to be the split of the group N.W.A. because they were interfering with contractual agreements.” When asked if the label tried to […]

BET held back not a single ounce of shade following Billboard Music Awards’ Prince tribute. Playing off what seemed to be mass disappointment, the TV network shared a teaser for their upcoming award show with the message, “Yeah, we saw that. Don’t worry. We got you.” In case you missed it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AmZYUt5rEX8 And it seems they came through […]

Prince‘s legacy is untouchable. In this 5-minute clip from Nelson George‘s documentary Finding The Funk, D’Angelo, Questlove, Sheila E and others come together to share what made the Purple One legendary. From his influence in the shaping of the Minneapolis sound to his fearlessness to take sonic risks, Prince left a lasting mark in music that will never be forgotten. “Prince […]

Legends never really die. That statement is especially true when it comes to artists whose work lives on forever. Today, we celebrate the 58th birthday of The Purple One. And while Prince may no longer be here with us, his genius continues to inspire and bring people together. His music also lives on when it is transformed by […]