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Producer Brandon Williams Releases New Single “In Love” Feat. Brian McKnight, Jr. | LISTEN!


 
Grammy Nominated Producer Brandon Williams Releases “In Love” ft. Brian McKnight, Jr.
 
August 31, 2018 Detroit – Grammy Nominated Musician and Producer Brandon Williams is on a mission to be one of the latest ambassadors to remind the masses that exceptional music is still being created.

“A People’s Tribute to the Queen” Celebrating Aretha Franklin Will Be Held August 30th, 2018 at Chene Park Detroit Amphitheatre


 
“A People’s Tribute to the Queen” Celebrating Aretha Franklin Will Be Held August 30 at Chene Park Detroit Amphitheatre
 
DETROIT, Aug. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — More than 40 performing artists will salute the life and legacy of the Queen of Soul Aretha Louise Franklin during “A People’s Tribute to the Queen” event at Chene Park Amphitheatre in downtown Detroit on Thursday August 30, 2018 from 6:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. ET. Gates will open at 5:00 P.M. The musical tribute event is produced by Entertainments Finest.

Reggae Songstress Queen Ifrica Releases Official Music Video for “Black Woman”


 
QUEEN IFRICA RELEASES “BLACK WOMAN” VIDEO ON WOMEN’S EQUALITY DAY
 
New York, NY- VP Records is proud to announce the premiere of Queen Ifrica’s new video for “Black Woman”. Featured on her album “Climb”, the lyrically and musically powerful anthem paints the message of black women protecting themselves and uplifting each other.

Kandace Springs Releases New Single “6 8” | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
KANDACE SPRINGS RELEASES GORGEOUS NEW SINGLE “6 8”
 
Kandace Springs has released “6 8,” a sublime remake of Gabriel Garzón-Montano’s gorgeous ballad that is molasses slow and crystalline pretty. Kandace’s sensual vocals and chiming piano intertwine with Elena Pinderhughes’ ethereal flute and float above Burniss Travis II’s bass and Karriem Riggins’ drums.

Certified Classics To Rerelease Maxwell’s “Embrya” In Celebration Of The Album’s 20th Anniversary Sept. 28th, 2018


 
Certified Classics To Rerelease Maxwell’s Embrya In Celebration Of The Album’s 20th Anniversary September 28th
 
INCLUDES A 2-LP WHITE VINYL PACKAGE AND A NEW 12-PAGE BOOKLET FEATURING NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN PHOTOS FROM THE ORIGINAL EMBRYA PHOTOSHOOT BY MARIO SORRENTI
 
NEW YORK, Aug. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Sony Music’s Certified Classics, Legacy Recording’s division for the celebration of Sony Music’s Hip Hop and R&B catalogue, will release Maxwell‘s Embrya on September 28th.

Narada’s Great Gospel Show Releases New Single “Get Together” Feat. Joli Valenti – Celebrates 50 Years | LISTEN!


 
Narada Michael Walden’s Great Gospel “Get Together”
“Love Is But a Song We Sing”
 
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — 50 years after “Oh Happy Day” was recorded in church, Multi-Platinum Grammy & Emmy winning Producer/Recording Artist Narada Michael Walden (often called “Hitmaker” – instrumental in careers of greats like Whitney Houston and Aretha Franklin) pulls the Bay Area’s “Best of the Gospel Best” to celebrate Gospel’s most beloved songs.

Contemporary Jazz Keyboardist Funkee Boy Releases New Album “Time Capsule” | LISTEN TO NEW SINGLE!


 
Jazz Keyboardist/Producer Funkee Boy Releases New Album “Time Capsule” – Available Now
 
Contemporary jazz artist Funkee Boy absolutely lives up to his name. While his music is concentrated on the jazz charts, there is plenty of funk and soul brewing within this keyboardist, songwriter and arranger.

Singer José James to Release Tribute Album “Lean On Me” on Sept. 28th, 2018 | LISTEN TO NEW SINGLE!


 
JOSÉ JAMES PAYS TRIBUTE TO BILL WITHERS WITH LEAN ON ME;
NEW ALBUM PRODUCED BY DON WAS OUT SEPT. 28 ON BLUE NOTE
CELEBRATES THE LEGENDARY SINGER & SONGWRITER
IN HONOR OF HIS 80th BIRTHDAY
 
FALL TOUR WILL BRING JAMES TO LOS ANGELES, NEW YORK,
PARIS, LONDON, AMSTERDAM, BERLIN, TOKYO & MORE
 
Singer, songwriter and lifelong fan José James honors the great Bill Withers with the September 28 release of Lean On Me (Blue Note), a loving tribute album that features 12 of the legendary singer and songwriter’s most undeniable and soulful songs in honor of his 80th birthday year.

Trumpeter Marquis Hill to Release New Album “Modern Flows Vol. II” on Oct. 19th, 2018


 
Trumpeter Marquis Hill Set to Release Follow Up to
Critically Acclaimed EP with Modern Flows Vol. II
 
15 Original Compositions Continue to Blur Genre Lines
and Celebrate the Distinct Black Creative Forces
That Are Hip-Hop, Blues, Rock, Gospel, and
Modern Perception of Jazz
 
Available October 19 on Black Unlimited Music Group
 
On Modern Flows Vol. II, trumpeter Marquis Hill’s mission is clear: “I want to continue to blur the genre line between quote-unquote ‘jazz’ and hip-hop, because I’m a true believer that it is the same music,” he says. “their roots come from the same tree; they just blossomed on different branches.”