“No Reason” is honest and direct. It moves quickly, but it leaves a lasting impression.
Sa-Roc talks about storytelling, her perspective as a female MC, and the impact of playing Colorado Springs after the Club Q shooting.
“To no longer be the only Black musicians in a group meant there was no need to code-switch – we could be our full selves.”
The beat is catchy, the production’s scratchy, and her voice cuts through it all with unbridled confidence.
Sylvia Robinson was the producer behind some of early hip-hop’s most iconic songs.
Some artists, like many activists, were no longer invested in presenting their demands with the elixirs of decorum and civility.
HBO’s Insecure not only identified a shift in Black music over the last five years, it helped distinguish it.
Highlighting the impact of artists such as Allison Russell, Adia Victoria, Amythyst Kiah, Valerie June, and Yola.
Stand for Myself isn’t just an album title – it represents what British singer Yola achieved during the past several years, as she has come into her own as a songwriter and vocalist.
His song ‘We’re A Winner’ Married Black Pride To An Irresistible Beat and pledged better times are ahead.
As jazz experienced an awakening in the late 60s and early 70s, a record label from Oakland was at the forefront of capturing it. Now, those records are finally returning.
Watch his performance of “Ten Million Slaves” from the Columbia Cemetery in Boulder