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16 hrs ago | The Tech

A lasting presence

The Smithsonian Institution announced in July that equipment belonging to celebrated producer J Dilla - a MIDI Production Center beat machine and a synthesizer custom-built for Dilla by Robert Moog himself - would be housed in the new National Museum of African American History and Culture, slated to open in 2016.


Related Topix: J Dilla, Black Entertainment, Soul, Q-Tip, Hip-Hop, A Tribe Called Quest, The Roots, The Pharcyde

Thu Aug 28, 2014


[Editorials] 6 Notable Points From Andre 3000's Latest Press Run

Andre 3000 has recently spoken with both Esquire and The New York Times. In addition to exactly how Erykah Badu influenced him, here are five other takeaways from 3 Stacks' latest, rare media opps.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Manufacturing, Automakers, R and B, Big Boi, Outkast, Hip-Hop, Andre Benjamin, Prince, Pop-Funk, Opinion

Wed Aug 27, 2014


Roy Hargrove Returns to Rocket Skyward

The Chicago-based trumpeter could have easily turned in the Grammy-winning 1997 album Habana with his Afro-Cuban band Crisol, gone to sleep for 15 years and cemented his place in modern jazz history.


Related Topix: Jazz, Roy Hargrove, J Dilla, Common, Hip-Hop, Black Entertainment, Soul

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Dallas Observer

5 North Texas R&B and Soul Acts You Need To Hear Now

Dallas, you're hard to understand. It's hard to contextualize a lot of your actions.


Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Black Entertainment, Soul

Tue Aug 19, 2014

KRRQ-FM Lafayette

Maxwell Enlists Erykah Badu, Anthony Hamilton & More for Caribbean Cruise

Organizers have announced that during the cruise -- which takes place May 3, 2015 -- fans will enjoy headlining showcases from Erykah Badu , Anthony Hamilton , Ledisi , Joe , Chrisette Michele , Robert Glasper , Eric Roberson , Norman Brown and Boney James.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Anthony Hamilton, Soul, Hip-Hop, Eric Roberson, The Wailers, Reggae


Fierce Factor: Go Behind the Scenes of Erykah Badua s White-Hot InStyle Shoot

"Dressing," she believes, "is an everyday art. Be honest, be fearless." Riccardo Tisci, who featured the fashion rebel in a recent Givenchy campaign, is a superfan-and so are we.


Related Topix: Watches, Black Entertainment, Soul, Fashion, Designers, Givenchy


Andr 3000: I know what I like

Some of his musings are profound while others are much more light hearted, such as his skills at mastering the mirror.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul

Mon Aug 18, 2014


Maxwell Recruits Erykah Badu, Ledisi, Robert Glasper &...

Erykah Badu , Anthony Hamilton , Ledisi , Robert Glasper , Chrisette Michele , Eric Roberson and Boney James are among the headliners who will join Maxwell on the singer's inaugural Maxwell + the 7 Seas Caribbean cruise .


Related Topix: Jazz, Black Entertainment, Soul, Ledisi, Hip-Hop, Anthony Hamilton, Eric Roberson, Boney James

Tue Aug 05, 2014


Singer-Songwriter Lilla Releases Her Second Album 'The Awakening'

A unique blend of soul, hip hop, jazz, and reggae, "The Awakening" is reminiscent of music from a young Erykah Badu or Sade.


Related Topix: Berklee College of Music, Black Entertainment, Soul, Billie Holiday, Jazz, World News, Jamaica, Willie Nelson, Country