Black Music Month

Black Music Month

Right in the heat of the summer, former President Barack Obama shares some of his favorite songs that him keep him cool…literally. The playlist features major hip-hop artists like 2Pac, 21 Savage, Nicki Minaj, and Babyface Ray! He also lists some OG artists like Janet Jackson and Otis Redding’s “Sittin on the Dock of the […] The post Obama’s Summer Playlist: Drake, Money Man, Ice Spice, and More appeared first on 97.9 The Beat.

A few of our favorite album sequels in Black music history, plus 5 that we're holding out hope on. The post 10 Best Album Sequels By Black Musicians…And 5 That Need To Be Made! appeared first on Black America Web.

The legendary Notorious B.I.G also known as Biggie or Biggie Smalls, was one of the most important rappers of hip hop history. Although he tragically was assassinated in 1997, his impact on the rap community stil affects us today. 30 years ago, Biggie released Party and Bullshit which was a hit and still is to […]

Black Music Month

In Celebration of Black Music Month, she spoke on how Black Music Month was founded and the moment it was presidentially proclaimed.

Some fashion staples will simply always be associated with the musician who initially rocked it. The post 15 Most Defining Fashion Statements In Black Music History appeared first on Black America Web.

Entertainment

As hip-hop continues to celebrate its 50th year, endless lists quantifying the genre's top artists, songs, and more continue to pile up. Whether you agree with them or not.

I‘ll Be Missing You is a heartfelt tribute song released in 1997 by Puff Daddy (now known as Diddy) and Faith Evans. The track was dedicated to the memory of Christopher Wallace, known as The Notorious B.I.G., who was tragically killed earlier that year in March. With its strong lyrics and emotional melody, the song […]

The Grammy-nominated rapper and more celebrities attended D'USSE Cognac's annual event series to celebrate Hip Hop's 50th anniversary and the women who have contributed to its success!

Are you feeling Pharrell's latest turn to gospel music? The post Praise Him? Fans React To Pharrell’s New Gospel Song “JOY (Unspeakable)” appeared first on Black America Web.

Black Music Month

In honor of national sunglasses day, we put together a list of artists who we feel are inseparable from their shades!

Could you imagine Janet having a hit with "How Will I Know" instead of Whitney? Almost happened, along with a few others! The post Soft Pass? 10 Hit Songs By Black Musicians That Almost Belonged To Another Artist appeared first on Black America Web.

Features

21 Savage came through with a bunch of surprise guests, including rap heavyweights J. Cole, Cardi B and Latto, to headline Birthday Bash ATL.