Tag Archives: black music month

  • @Jasmyne Cannick: What Would Black Music Month be Without ‘Niggas?’

    Jun 9, 14 by Jasmyne A. Cannick 2 Comments


    *June is Black Music Month in America, and even though Macklemore & Ryan Lewis took the 2014 Grammy for Best Rap Performance for “Thrift Shop” and Australia’s Iggy Azalea is nominated this year for a BET Music Award in the category of Best Female Hip-Hop Artist—we can’t overlook the contributions of “niggas” to Black music. Nominated for a 2014 Grammy for Best Rap Performance for […]

  • Mary J. Blige, Maxwell, Jennifer Hudson to Lead BET Experience

    Mar 12, 14 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment


    *Black Music Month is going to be huge this year! And it’s all because of the BET Experience. BET called on the likes of artists like Jennifer Hudson, Maxwell and Mary J. Blige to perform at this year’s festival. But that’s not it! BET Experience will be a spectacle experience with MANY concerts, celebrities, seminars, […]

  • CeeLo and Goodie Mob Mentor Five Young Aspiring Musicians

    Jun 19, 13 by Cory Alexander Haywood 1 Comment


    *A few dozen handlers peered out into the street while a Black SUV slowly crept into view. They had been waiting more than two hours for this moment, and it was finally happening. As the mysterious truck nestled up against a nearby curb, out spilled the guests of honor, Atlanta’s own Goodie Mob. Flanked by swarming […]

  • Black Music Month Spotlight on Shaliek (Video)

    Jun 11, 13 by LaRita Shelby Leave a comment


    *Pendulum Records R&B Artist Shaliek will share in the celebration of Black Music Month with a live performance on Sirius XM Heart & Soul’s Soul Intro.. Throughout the month of June Sirius XM is gathering an elite lineup of recording artists such as Charlie Wilson, Fantasia and Shaliek for in studio performances. Shaliek a native […]

  • Black Music Month is Here! (Video)

    Jun 3, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    The month of June is Black Music Month and we want to celebrate it with identifying new, upcoming, and undiscovered talents that we think enhance black music. Some of our most coveted treasures in the realm of black music is Stevie Wonder, Prince, Michael Jackson, Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Herbie Hancock, […]

  • Kayenecha Daugherty and Aural Advocacy Celebrate Black Music Month

    Jun 3, 13 by Al-Lateef Farmer Leave a comment


    *Over the course of the month of June, one term you’ll hear repeatedly is “Black Music Month.” Since 1979, we have celebrated and appreciated the artists, musicians and executives who create what has alternately been called “Black music,” “race records,” rhythm and blues and scores of other titles, many of them inappropriate and others seemingly […]