Posts Tagged ‘soul’

Wale To Release Two Albums in 2013; Speaks On New Direction of New Albums

Wale has big plans for 2013–before the end of the year, the Maybach Music rapper plans to release not one, but two albums. In a radio interview Wale speaks on the sound and direction of his latest album.

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Justin Timberlake Performs Live at The White House in Washington D.C.

Justin Timberlake brought his talents to the White House as part of a tribute to Memphis Soul. First Lady Michelle Obama invited 120 middle and high school students from across the country to participate in an interactive workshop entitled “Soulsville, USA: The History of Memphis Soul Student Workshop.”

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Beyoncé, Mariah Carey and Other Stars Remember Etta James

Music fans across the globe were dealt a heavy blow on Jan. 20 when soul legend Etta James passed away after a lengthy battle with leukemia. Throughout her decades-long career, James left an indelible imprint on the hearts and ears of millions of fans and inspired generations of artists in the years since her debut.

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DMX, Monica, Keyshia Cole Remember Aaliyah

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Several of the Aaliyah’s peers and admirers, including DMX, Monica and Keyshia Cole, recently spoke with Billboard’s The Juice to share their memories and thoughts on the R&B princess and her impact on music.

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NAS REMEMBERS AMY WINEHOUSE, TALKS DR. DRE’S ‘DETOX’

Nas paid a visit to “106 & Park” to promote his new single “Nasty.” During his interview he remembered his late friend Amy Winehouse and spoke of reuniting with Dr. Dre.…

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Amy Winehouse Album Coming in December

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Amy Winehouse’s record label, Island, has announced that a new album of recordings entitled, Lioness: Hidden Treasures, will hit stores in December.

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D’Angelo Returns To TV For The First Time In 12 Years

D’Angelo is planning on dropping his follow up to 2000′s Voodoo this year, but he took to the stage at the 2012 BET Awards to let everyone know he’s still got it.

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Ice Cube Talks New Album And New “Friday” Movie

Ice Cube, the rapper/actor is still hard at work. Cube claims that the new album he is putting together will appease many fans as it is “Hip Hop for the soul.”

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R.I.P. Chris Lighty (1968-2012): The Music Industry Reacts

The sudden death of Chris Lighty sent shockwaves throughout the music industry. The hip-hop manager was found dead at the age of 44

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Usher Leads 2012 Soul Train Awards Nominations

Centric drops the nominees for their ode to R&B/soul in the Soul Train Awards. This year, Usher leads pack with five nominations

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John Legend Performs Live with Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland on ABC

John Legend brought some soul to “CMA Country Christmas.” The R&B crooner dueted with Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland on “O Holy Night” during the ABC special.

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VIDEO: Cee-Lo Green Brings X-Mas Cheer To ‘Jimmy Fallon’

Cee-Lo Green brought along a little Christmas spirit as he visited “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.” Cee-Lo joined The Roots to perform his soulful track from his holiday album CeeLo’s Magic Moment. Watch.

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