Minneapolis funk pioneer, St. Paul Peterson’s new single, “You Got 2 Love,” OUT NOW.
“I’ve been so busy making records with fDeluxe and Eric Leeds, I realized that I hadn’t made music for myself for years!” stated Peterson. “This new song ‘You Got 2 Love’ is an up-tempo song I wrote and produced with my nephew, Jason Peterson DeLaire.
Willie Hutch’s Soundtrack To 1974 Blaxploitation Classic ‘Foxy Brown’ Reissued On Vinyl Via Motown/UMe
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Willie Hutch‘s soundtrack to the classic blaxploitation caper Foxy Brown, out of print for nearly two decades, is available once again via Motown/UMe. In celebration of its 45th anniversary, Foxy Brown [Original Soundtrack] is pressed on standard weight black vinyl in a faithful reproduction of the original packaging as released on Motown Records in 1973.
Legacy Recordings and The Prince Estate Launch First Wave of Prince Catalog Digital Releases Today
23 Catalog Titles (including Rare and Out-of-Print Recordings) + Newly Curated 37-Track Prince Anthology: 1995-2010 Available Now on Streaming Services and DSPs
NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, is launching its first round of Prince catalog digital releases today, August 17.
BOBBY BROWN, FAITH EVANS, BEBE AND CECE WINANS, AND DALLAS AUSTIN TO RECEIVE RECOGNITION AT 2018 BLACK MUSIC HONORS AWARDS PRESENTED BY CENTRAL CITY PRODUCTIONS
Rickey Smiley and LeToya Luckett to Host Television Special on Thursday, August 16 in Nashville, TN.
CHICAGO, IL // JULY 24, 2018 – Chicago-based television production company Central City Productions (CCP) announced today the 2018 Black Music Honors – the annual two-hour television special that honors artists and musicians who have influenced and made significant contributions to American music.
SOLAR Records and Founder Dick Griffey Honored by L.A. City Council for its 40th Anniversary
by A. Scott Galloway
The second order of business at the Los Angeles City Council meeting on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, was a commemoration of the 40th Anniversary of SOLAR Records and its founder, Dick Griffey, in conjunction with June being Black Music Month.
Resonance Records to Release Previously Unissued Music from
Jazz Guitar Icon Grant Green
Funk in France: From Paris to Antibes (1969-1970)
& Slick! – Live at Oil Can Harry’s
Resonance Records is proud to be releasing the first official previously unissued recordings of Grant Green in over 10 years, representing the earliest (1969-1970) and latest (1975) known live recordings of Grant Green as a bandleader.
Collective Run N’ Fly Pays Homage to Strong
Feminine Role Models That Have Defined Pop Culture on
Eponymous Debut – Available November 10 via Run N’ Fly
Embracing a newfound creative freedom to explore his lifelong passion for old school R&B/funk and contemporary urban jazz, guitarist Sandro Albert is the mastermind, composer and producer of an extraordinary collective, Run N’ Fly.
Funk legend Bootsy Collins announces ‘World Wide Funk,’ his first album in 6 years, out Oct 27th
The funk runs deep and rich on ‘World Wide Funk,’ Bootsy Collins‘ first studio album since 2011’s Tha Funk Capital of the World, out October 27th, 2017. Populated with musical friends old and new, and recorded in his Cincinnati home’s Bootzilla Re-hab studio,…
“Lifeline,” Roy Ayers Ubiquity’s inimitable, influential 1977 fusion of jazz, pop, funk, and disco, will be reissued on vinyl on August 18 via Polydor/UMe in honor of the album’s 40th anniversary.
LOS ANGELES, July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Lifeline, Roy Ayers Ubiquity‘s inimitable, influential 1977 fusion of jazz, pop, funk, and disco, will be reissued on vinyl on August 18 via Polydor/UMe in honor of the album’s 40th anniversary.
Award-Winning Nine-Piece Funk Band PHAT PHUNKTION To Release Fifth Album on June 2
Available Digitally, on CD, and Blu-ray, ‘Live at the High Noon’ Is the Group’s First Live Album. 75-Minute Concert Includes Exuberant Rendition of “Jupiter” by Earth Wind & Fire. Group Includes Oscar-Winning Arranger Tim Whalen.
MADISON, Wis. – April 17, 2017 – PRLog — As a group of University of Wisconsin-Madison music students who banded together in 1996, Phat Phunktion have built a loyal following of listeners throughout the United States and around the world.