Hip hop

D'Angelo helped to usher in the neo-soul movement, here’s how

D’Angelo and friends are headed to Verzuz tomorrow night. Before what we can easily presume will be a “battle” to remember, I’m here to remind you all why the sultry crooner is one of the Godfathers of Neo-Soul.
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Martin Luther King III talks about how his father's legacy is 'frozen in time'

Martin Luther King III took part in a RADIO.COM LIVE Check In with 94.7 The WAVE’s Pat Prescott and said that his father’s legacy is one that sticks with him in his everyday life.
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Kenan Thompson says Alex Trebek was a big fan of ‘Black Jeopardy!’ on ‘SNL’

Kenan Thompson has revealed the late “Jeopardy!” host paid him a big compliment about his popular “Saturday Night Live” skit when they had a brief interaction prior to his death.
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Music festivals could return by 'mid-summer' according to Live Nation CEO

Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino spoke about his optimism that music festivals will be able to take place in the U.S this summer. Part of his optimism stems from a timeline the British government released outlining the return of live music events.
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Bruno Mars is back, this time with Anderson .Paak for new Silk Sonic album

Late in the midnight hour, the universe declared that we the people won. Bruno Mars has announced that he and Anderson .Paak joined forces to create a new band, Silk Sonic.
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Kanye West reportedly spent $12 million of his own money on Presidential campaign

It looks like rapper Kanye West dropped a pretty penny on his failed 2020 presidential bid. According to his final Federal Elections Committee report, ‘Ye apparently spent a whopping $12 million out of his own pocket.
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Lee Daniels convinced Andra Day to play Billie Holiday by being 'committed to authenticity'

Day feels “it’s harder to hate people if you know the depth of their struggle and the breadth of their contribution,” while continuing to explain the various ways Holiday revived the Civil Rights Movement.
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The Reel Buzz: Movies to watch this weekend including 'Tom & Jerry,' 'The Father,' and more

It’s time to wrap up the month of February on a high note. From kid-friendly flicks like ‘Tom & Jerry’ to thriller/horror films to tearjerkers that portray the realities of living with dementia, there’s something for everyone. Read now.
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Why Jhené Aiko’s ‘Chilombo’ should win 'Album of The Year' at the 2021 GRAMMY Awards

Listen up #Soulmates! This year, there are eight contenders gunning for the coveted crown and we are here solely to place our bid about why the W belongs to Jhené Aiko’s Chilombo.
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How would a $15 minimum wage affect the economy?

Learn more about the status of a possible $15 minimum wage and what the effects could be on workers, businesses and the economy on RADIO.COM.
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