APRIL COVER FEATURE: RAPPER CALBOY

Calboy has shared a new song titled “Miseducation,” featuring Lil Wayne. The title of the Chicago artist’s latest single is an homage to Ms. Lauryn Hill’s landmark album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. The visual, directed by Shomi Patwary, was filmed in Miami and New York, Watch below. Calboy released his latest project Long Live…

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WOMEN’S MONTH COVER FEATURE SINGER, SONGWRITER & ENTREPRENEUR: MELODY S. HOLT

CONNECT WITH MELODY @melodysholt

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SINGER/SONGWRITER & ENTREPRENEUR: LIME THE ARTIST

What was a pivotal moment in your life? Coming home at the age 28, after being incarcerated at 22, from serving a 80 month sentence. Having to fit back into society and try to find my way. What made you start music? I used to always write music since the age of 9. Putting words…

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RICK ROSS: TINY DESK CONCERT WITH NPR

NPR Music’s Tiny Desk series will celebrate Black History Month by featuring four weeks of Tiny Desk (home) concerts and playlists by Black artists spanning different genres and generations each week. The lineup includes both emerging and established artists who will be performing a Tiny Desk concert for the first time. This celebration highlights the…

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GRAMMY RECOGNIZED & STELLAR AWARD WINNER
CHARLES JENKINS
CELEBRATES RELEASE OF NEW BOOK

Global spiritual leader, thought provoker and celebrated GRAMMY®-recognized, Stellar Award-winning artist Charles Jenkins, continues his mark as an author with the release of the book SEASONS: How To Grow And Succeed During Times Of Transition. Additionally, as an artist, his gospel music single, “He’ll Make It Alright” (Charles Jenkins & Fellowship of Chicago) lands at…

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SPECIAL VALENTINE’S DAY COVER FEATURE: ANWAN “BIG G” GLOVER

Backyard4life’s “Heartbreak Hotel” Volume 1. On sale 2/14 at 12am Availableat backyard4lifedc and other streaming platforms. What’s Valentine’s Day Without A Gift 🎁 For The Ladies…Backyard4life Onesies Will Be On Sale In Multiple Colors & Sizes Exclusively at backyard4lifedc.com To Cap Off Valentine’s Day, The Backyard Band Will Be Spreading A Little Love With A Virtual…

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BACKYARD BAND’S “HEARTBREAK HOTEL” IS JUST IN TIME FOR VALENTINES DAY!

Backyard4life’s “Heartbreak Hotel” Volume 1. On sale 2/14 at 12am Available at backyard4lifedc and other streaming platforms. What’s Valentine’s Day Without A Gift 🎁 For The Ladies…Backyard4life Onesies Will Be On Sale In Multiple Colors & Sizes Exclusively at backyard4lifedc.com To Cap Off Valentine’s Day, The Backyard Band Will Be Spreading A Little Love With…

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H.E.R. “AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL”

The R&B crooner was tapped Sunday to sing ‘America the Beautiful,’ which she handled seamlessly from an elevated platform near the stands. She had an electric guitar on her too, and put it to good use during the performance … while giving the song new life. H.E.R. completely slowed down the tempo of what is…

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FEBRUARY COVER FEATURE: MADELYN BRENÉ

Madelyn Brene is more than a singer, she is a powerhouse brand that spans music, fashion, self produced shows, education and entreupernuership, but best known for her smooth soprano vocals steeped in a melodic, soulful sound. Dawning a new genre of music classical soul, this formally trained artist has spent over 20 years perfecting a…

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JENLEEÍON TRIBUTES MAHELIA JACKSON: TAKE MY HAND PRECIOUS LORD

Mahalia Jackson was an American gospel singer. Possessing a contralto voice, she was referred to as “The Queen of Gospel”. She became one of the most influential gospel singers in the world and was heralded internationally as a singer and civil rights activist. Connect with Mario @mario_bonds

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