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Celebrate Prince’s Birthday With 24 Rare Covers

☔ From jam bands to jazz heads, musicians from many genres have recorded Prince covers. Here are 24 of them for June 7, Prince’s birthday.

June 7, 2019

 

3rd Annual “28 Days, 28 Black Music Documentaries.”

For Black History Month, watch even more origins of music legends and hidden superstars. (And check out the lists from 2017 and 2018.) 

Jan 23, 2019

 

28 Days, 28 More Black Music Documentaries.

For Black History Month watch more origins of music legends and hidden superstars. (And check out the lists from 2017 and 2019.)

Jan 30, 2018

 

How I Hid My Extreme Height With a Ramones T-shirt

I’m a 6′ 9″ African-American male. Every week a total stranger will ask me the same four-word question that I heard the week before, and the week before that, and every single week of my life for last 30 years. It’s practically a script:

Sept 21, 2017

 

28 Days, 28 Black Music Documentaries.

This Black History Month, watch the origins of music legends and hidden superstars. (And check out the lists from 2018 and 2019.)

Jan 31, 2017

 

Trump’s Appointees, As Told Through Classic Album Covers.

Feeling Kind of Blue and ready to Freak Out about The Downward Spiral.

Dec 1, 2016

Nobody Knows Nuthin’: American Idol’s Simon Cowell vs. Jennifer Hudson

In which the King of Insults meets the Queen of Results.

Feb 12, 2014

 

Uppity Music—Your guide to unsung Black departure albums

You’ve never read a music blog quite like this.

2005—2009