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Southport 52 reveals first line-up

US house heavyweights Masters At Work, David Morales, Tony Humphries, Kerri Chandler and Chez Damier have been announced as headline DJ acts at the 52nd Southport Weekender.

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TLC Use Kickstarter To Fund Final Album

Thirteen years after their last album, the two remaining members of the girl group want to raise $150,000 to make a new record.

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Bobby Brown remembers Whitney Houston

Bobby Brown sat down with Access Hollywood's own Shaun Robinson to reveal his favorite memories and more during a recent special titled Bobby Brown: Remembering Whitney Houston

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Suge Knight suspected of killing a man on set of Straight Outta Compton

Rap music mogul Suge Knight is suspected of running two men over with his truck, killing one, following an argument that broke out on the set of N.W.A biopic Straight…

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TLC Use Kickstarter To Fund Final Album Thirteen years after their last album, the two remaining members of the girl group want to raise $150,000 to make a new record. Continue>

Bobby Brown remembers Whitney Houston Angela Bassett decided to move forward with the unauthorized biopic that recently ran on Lifetime; which largely focused on the complicated relationship between Houston and former husband Bobby Brown, whose… Continue>

First Southport 52 line-up revealed US house heavyweights Masters At Work, David Morales, Tony Humphries, Kerri Chandler and Chez Damier have been announced as headline DJ acts at the 52nd Southport Weekender. Soulsters Jarrod Lawson,… Continue>

Azealia Banks: selective morality by Ewen Ramsbottom
In recent weeks, there has been a new voice publicly venting against capitalism, institutionalised slavery and the subjugation of African-Americans by the white, (largely Jewish - just sayin')-owned entertainment corporations. Who is this paragon of righteousness, you may well ask, this new voice of black pride and dignity?  Doubtless an artist with a high quota of personal integrity, who has themselves stayed well clear of the trap laid to ensnare black artists into the monolithic corporate spider's web, to set an example of emancipation to the rest of her people? Continue>
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Alexander O'Neal
02 Academy, Oxford, 29th December 2014

Alexander O'Neal Black music legends active in the 80s and still alive to do be doing it today are in rather short supply, so it tends to be a good idea to catch 'em when you can. So it was with an opportunity to absorb one of the biggest soulful crossover acts… Continue>



The Devil Made Me Do It (Paris, 1989)
By Andrew Kay

We head over to San Francisco this week to reminisce about rapper Paris and his seminal cut ‘The Devil Made Me Do It,' the title track of his first album. The video was, at the time  banned by MTV because this Nation of Islam affiliate filled his album with the kind of social commentary that made the establishment, including the so-called liberal record industry, very… Continue>

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