And That Makes Three: These Tracks Have Become Part of My Daily Routine–A #BlackMusicMonth Appreciation Post

There’s too much going on in the world. In order to escape, I’ve curated a daily playlist that helps me center myself. Check my list, and share yours.

Lost Without Them: How This Weekend’s Campbell/Winans Verzuz Took Me Down Memory Lane

This past weekend’s Easter Verzuz was an incredible reminder of the power of music. And memories. Both BeBe and CeCe and Tina and Erica will always be my faves. Forever.

I Got Big Dreams: Five Things About Jeen-Yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy Part One

There are three parts to Jeen-Yuhs: The Kanye Trilogy, and I’m not sure I’ll appreciate any part more than the first, where we got to see West’s origin story: the good, the bad and the genius.

Mtume We Trust: 10 Artists That Successfully Sampled “Juicy Fruit”

The world lost a music giant with the passing of the legendary James Mtume. His legacy will live on through his music, most of all the hit track “Juicy Fruit.” Here are 10 artists that successfully sampled this classic.