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  • Kirk Franklin Defends ‘Trap Gospel’, Erica Campbell on NPR

    Apr 27, 15 by EURPublisher01 6 Comments

    *Erica Campbell ventured into “trap gospel” with her single “I Luh God” and all hell has broken loose in the church. NPR featured a segment about this new genre of gospel – taken directly from hip hop’s southern-fried branch of “trap music” – and how it’s rubbing gospel purists the wrong way. Kirk Franklin, whose […]

  • T-Pain Sings Without Auto-Tune for Intimate NPR Concert (Watch)

    Oct 30, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *T-Pain is the latest to perform under NPR’s “Tiny Desk Concert” series, which features musicians delivering stripped-down sets inside the public radio organization’s offices in Washington, D.C.—which meant no auto-tune. According to the LA Times, NPR’s Frannie Kelley convinced T-Pain to go without his vocal-software companion. “This is weird as hell for me,” he said […]

  • Annie Lennox Talks Beyonce: ‘Twerking is Not Feminism’

    Oct 21, 14 by EURPublisher01 11 Comments

    *Singer Annie Lennox, former member of the Eurythmics, was on NPR promoting her new album of jazz standards when the topic turned toward feminism, and a previous interview in which Lennox labeled Bey “feminist lite.” NPR’s Steve Inskeep asked, “What has made you comment on a lot of modern music today that is being put […]

  • Dark-Skinned People Aren’t the Only Ones who want to Change their Look

    Oct 1, 13 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *Beauty, as they say, is in the eye of the beholder. It’s also first and foremost in the eye of the person in the mirror, if you get our drift. We’ve reported numerous stories about dark-skinned (black) people who will do whatever it takes to lighten their skin. Remember Vybes Kartel and Sammy Sosa among […]

  • Morgan Freeman: Obama is ‘Mixed Race,’ Not African American

    Jul 6, 12 by EURpublisher02 14 Comments

    *Morgan Freeman, one of President Obama’s strongest supporters, shocked an NPR interviewer this week when he said that America has yet to see its “first black president.” [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] According to The Hollywood Reporter, Freeman was trying to make a point that some people oppose Obama because of his race, when in […]

  • First Lady on Trayvon Martin: ‘A Tremendous Loss’

    Apr 17, 12 by EURpublisher02 7 Comments

    *First lady Michelle Obama weighed in on the Travyon Martin case today during an interview with NPR. “My heart goes out to the parents, because we all as parents understand the tragedy of that kind of loss, and I think that’s really the thing that most people connect to,” Obama said. “And it’s important for […]