Kenneth Gamble and Leon A. Huff helped shape the sound of soul in the '70s with their work as a songwriting duo, who also had their own label, Philadelphia International Records. Their relevance continues today, thanks in part to their music constantly being sampled by everyone from Meg Thee Stallion to Drake.

Hip-Hop was born from a spirit of protest and the desire to be heard, so it’s no surprise that many of our favorite rappers have drawn influence from Dr. Martin Luther King. Here’s 10 times Hip-Hop artists like Kanye West, Jay-Z, Public Enemy, Snoop Dog, 50 Cent, Kendrick Lamar and Common referenced Martin Luther King, […]

DOE provides both a vocal and visual blessing with her latest single "When I Pray" for anyone that believes all things can be solved when you surrender them to God.

Check out our selection of 15 great Christmas albums by Black musicians that will add some soul to your holiday season from Christmas Eve all the way until Boxing Day!

Travis Scott is working with The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) on a safety initiative to be designed for new safety protocols at future festivals.

Pop sensations Ariana Grande and Megan Thee Stallion join Jimmy Fallon in new pandemic focused holiday parody “It Was A… (Masked Christmas).” The video debuted on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Watch the full video inside.

A new bill proposed by Democratic lawmakers in the New York State Senate would limit prosecutors from using rap lyrics in criminal trials against defendants. The legislation would prohibit their use unless there's a demonstrated value to using them in a literal and relative sense, and cites the 2019 case of Tekashi6ix9ine as an example.

To celebrate the newly-enacted Hip-Hop History Month, officially passed by The U.S. Senate this past summer, our crew decided to honor 20 pioneers in the game, starting from the veterans of rap all the way to some current leaders of the new school.

One of the biggest live performances snafus all time is now seemingly behind Alicia Keys. She says has since forgiven Lil Mama for crashing her set. As spotted on The Grio the New York native recently was a guest on The Morning Hustle Show.

The brand new album from the D.C. native features J. Cole, Rick Ross, Maxo Kream, Yella Beezy, Jamie Foxx and more.