Detroit’s Stevie Wonder mural is finally finished

A massive new mural commemorating Motown great Stevie Wonder has just wrapped up.  London-based artist Richard Wilson tells Metro Times that he put the finishing touches on the mural on Wednesday morning. The 100-foot-tall, 8,000-square-foot painting is located on the south wall of Detroit's Music...

Gentrified D.C. Tries To Whitewash Chocolate City By Targeting Go-Go Music

“Gentrification is cultural genocide, and this is an example of that." After an influx of white people invaded Washington, D.C., at breakneck speed in recent years, the city’s paling population has apparently aimed its gentrifying sights on one...

All 73 Sade Songs, Ranked From Worst to Best

If Sade didn’t exist, no one could have invented her. Over a career spanning six albums and 33 years, the art of the singer, backed by her band, has never been anything less than inimitable. Yet given that...

Hip-Hop Museum Preserves Rap Music History in D.C.

The D.C. Hip-Hop Museum celebrates the 40th anniversary of Rapper’s Delight and culture of the industry beginning Jan. 18. By Mark F. Gray Forty years ago, near the end of the Jimmy Carter administration, when...

Jimi Hendrix Honored in Hometown of Seattle with Post Office Renamed in his Honor

by Lori Lakin Hutcherson (@lakinhutcherson) According to the Seattle Times, musical artist, counterculture figure and guitar legend Jimi Hendrix will have a post office renamed for him in his Washington state hometown. In late December a...

Meet the 11-Year-Old Girls Whose Music Wowed the Philharmonic

It was the kind of debut most musicians only dream of: a world-class orchestra, tens of thousands of listeners. At its outdoor parks concerts last week, the New York Philharmonic performed works by two 11-year-old girls, Camryn Cowan and Jordan Millar — newcomers to the...

Black-Owned New Orleans Tour Company is the First to Offer Black Heritage and Jazz Tours

New Orleans, LA — Mikhala Iversen is a singer, international recording artist, aka Jazz Muffin, but most of all she has a passion for telling the true story of New Orleans past, not so often told amongst the swamp, ghosts, booze-tours and sages of...


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27 Black-owned Restaurants In Houston

A compiled list of Black owned restaurants and specialty shops in Houston, Texas.  Traditional Black dishes, also known as soul food, as well as...


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