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Sounding Off: Maysa Says The Music Business “Is Not Dying”

Soulful jazz chanteuse Maysa Leak said she’s tired of the talk that the music business is dead. “It’s not dying. We have to reconfigure it. We have to rework it,” the vocalist explained to AlwaysAList.com. Maysa believes that because of ...
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Airborne: Aretha Franklin To Tackle Fear Of Flying

The “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin is preparing to fly again after not having flown in an airplane since 1983. The 73-year-old music legend is preparing to conquer her phobia of traveling by air, which began after a bad experience ...
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Sapp Season: Gospel Great Lands No. 1 Single & Becomes ...

Marvin Sapp has landed his fourth number one single with ‘Yes You Can,’ the first single from his eighth solo CD, “You Can Live.” “You Can Live,” released via RCA Records, made its debut at number one on the Billboard ...
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Power Play: Real Story Behind Beyoncé’s Grammy Performance & The ...

Shame on you! Shame on each and every one of you that participated in perpetuating a manufactured feud between 20-time Grammy winner Beyoncé and multiple Grammy-nominee Ledisi. Shame on you for engaging in online chatter about an alleged “snub” of ...
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Hold On: En Vogue Singer Hits Hard Times

Original En Vogue member Maxine Jones has hit tough times, with a federal judge recently declaring her bank could start foreclosure proceedings for the singer’s failure to make mortgage payments. The 53-year-old singer filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy on Dec. 18, ...
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Jump In Da Line: Junkanoo CD Showcases Masters Of Bahamian ...

Music is a focal point of the Junkanoo celebration in The Bahamas. In anticipation of the first ever Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival this Spring, The Bahamas kicked off a nationwide Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Song Competition. The Bahamas National Festival Commission (BNFC) ...
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Reunited: Soul Duo Floetry Perform Together In London

Remember the neo-soul duo Floetry? They’re the British-bred duo who garnered songwriting success in the late 90’s and early 2000’s after moving to the United States, before going on to have a successful run as artists. Signed to DreamWorks Records, ...
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Album Review: Was D’Angelo’s ‘Black Messiah’ Worth The Wait?

After nearly a 15-year wait, D’Angelo’s long-awaited and regularly-delayed third album (can you believe he’s only put out two others?) was unexpectedly released without promotion on Sunday night in a manner made famous a year ago by Beyoncé. While many ...
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El DeBarge: Staging Another Comeback?

Is El DeBarge signing a new record deal Epic Records? During a recent appearance on “The Talk” to celebrate Sheryl Underwood’s birthday, DeBarge said in the post performance interview that he “wasn’t at liberty to say which label I’m signing ...
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Double Date: Two “R&B Divas” Stars Dropping Music Same Week

Two stars of TV One’s hit reality franchise “R&B Divas” are preparing to release new music on Oct. 28, 2014. “R&B Divas ATL” star Syleena Johnson will unveil her latest album, “Chapter 6: Couples Therapy” via Blakbyrd Music/eOne Entertainment. Led ...