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A Tribe Called Quest’s final album will feature André 3000, Kendrick Lamar, Jack White

On November 11, A Tribe Called Quest will release their final album, We Got It From Here, Thank You for Your Service,following an 18-year wait.

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The Mighty Three Story, Part Four: The Forces Collide

Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff began to work seriously together in 1965 but not as much as either would have liked.

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The Mighty Three Story, Part Three: Opening Doors

A continuation of Duncan Payne's look at the early musical lives of Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff and Thom Bell of Philadelphia soul fame.

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Tara Prya: Fascinating Rhythm

Black Sheep Mag gets to know US R&B singer Tara Prya.

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Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson sued over 'Uptown Funk'

Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson are being accused of plagirism over their hit song 'Uptown Funk' - and not for the first time, either.

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A Tribe Called Quest’s final album will feature André 3000, Kendrick Lamar, Jack White On November 11, A Tribe Called Quest will release their final album, We Got It From Here, Thank You for Your Service,following an 18-year wait. Continue>

Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson sued over 'Uptown Funk' Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson are being accused of plagirism over their hit song 'Uptown Funk' - and not for the first time, either. Continue>

LL Cool J Adapting U.K. TV Show “Brotherhood” For American Audience on CBS LL Cool J is developing a version of U.K. TV show "Brotherhood" for America. Continue>

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Soul Train Weekender at Dance Club & School, Prague, Czech Republic If consistency is the qualifying factor, Prague's Soul Train Weekender can certainly lay rightful claim to being Europe's leading black-music club night. The event has almost eighteen years of weekly parties under its belt, and now, to keep things fresh and inspiring, has just moved from its long-standing home of Radost FX to a new venue - the city's Dance Club & School. Continue>

Honey G. It's all a big joke, right? The only question is whether it's she herself who is the butt of it, or the general public at large.  Who's the player and who's getting played? Continue>
Hip-hop's role in the war on black culture | 'Conscious' rappers and The Hidden Hand - is nothing sacred?! | Regression: it's the new progression
The Robert Glasper Experiment
Koko, Camden, London, 14th November 2016

The Robert Glasper Experiment If anyone calls themselves the “Experiment”, it’s usually a get-out-of-jail-free card if anyone has the audacity to think the “experiment” didn’t work.  As much as I love jazz, and as much as I love Robert Glasper on wax or CD, J Dilla and the rest of his backpack hip-hop ilk… Continue>



'Around The Way Girl (LL Cool J, 1990)
By Mark Devlin

LL's dalliances with the world of R&B became ever more frequent as the 1990s wore on, and were very much hit or miss. Some were downright weak, ('Ain't Nobody', 'Who Do You Love',) others hit the right spot, ('Doin' It'.) But this Marley Marl-produced masterpiece was one of L's crowning moments, coming as it did right in the middle of the distinctive New Jack Swing… Continue>

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