Essence has announced its highly anticipated list of performers for 2018 EssenceFest, scheduled for July 5-8 in New Orleans. Headliners include Janet Jackson, Mary J. Blige, Erykah Badu and Jill […]

60th Annual Grammy Awards Performers

After more than a decade in Los Angeles, the Grammy Awards, now in its 60th year, will take place at Manhattan’s iconic Madison Square Garden, a venue that last hosted the […]

ALBUM REVIEW: Drake – Scary Hours EP

This past weekend, Drake released a surprise duo of new songs, packaged into what he’s branded as the Scary Hours EP: Interestingly, the coupled songs have completely different vibes. Social […]

ALBUM REVIEW: Miguel – War and Leisure

With War and Leisure, Miguel has deliberately fused the energies of nascent political commentary and unapologetic sensuality. A few weeks before the holidays, the enigmatic Miguel has dropped his fourth album, […]