After their ‘Final Chapter,’ Ruff Endz returns in 2018 with Soul Brothers, continuing where they left off with their definitive old-school edgy brand of R&B
Sometimes when you think an artist decides to hang it up, a special event brings them back to reunite. The Baltimore based duo of David Chance and Dante Jordan (A.K.A. Ruff Endz) who last recorded The Final Chapter as a digital release in 2010, felt the need in musically responding to the injustice played out in the streets of their hometown.
Singer/Songwriter/Pianist Akie Bermiss Set to Release EP January 23, 2018
NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Music protégé and cutting-edge solo songwriter/singer/pianist Akie Bermiss will release his new solo EP on January 23, 2018. Entitled #basedonatruestory, this 4-song collection was produced by Mister Goldfinger aka Ray Angry (of The World-Famous Roots Crew).
Austin City Limits Presents a Dazzling Hour with the Legendary Herbie Hancock
Austin, TX—January 19, 2018—Austin City Limits (ACL) presents a series highlight: a career-spanning hour with one of the world’s most celebrated artists, jazz legend Herbie Hancock, in his first-ever appearance on the program. The new installment premieres Saturday, January 20 at 8pm CT/9pm ET as part of ACL’s Season 43.
SOULIVE Announces New EP ‘CINEMATICS, VOL. 1’
First New Music In Six Years From Genre-Smashing Groove Masters
Debut Single & Video ‘KINGS MARCH” Out Now
Soulive has announced the release of ‘Cinematics, Vol. 1.’ The long-awaited EP—due February 23 on digital and vinyl formats via the trio’s own imprint Soulive Music—is the first new music in six years from the genre-smashing groove masters.
Common, Robert Glasper & Karriem Riggins
Announce New Group August Greene
Golden Globe, GRAMMY, Academy Award winning activist, actor and artist Common, four-time GRAMMY Award winning pianist/producer Robert Glasper, and drummer/producer extraordinaire Karriem Riggins announce the formation of their new group August Greene. The band’s debut self-titled, Amazon Original album will be released on March 9th.
R&B/Soul Crooner Calvin Richardson Drops New Lyric Video
For Single “Can’t Let Go” From Latest Album “All Or Nothing”
Multi-Grammy Award nominated singer Calvin Richardson is back on The Urban Music Scene with a follow-up lyric video to his new single “Can’t Let Go” from 7th project “All Or Nothing“, courtesy of Shanchie Entertainment.
Sounds of Blackness veteran Jamecia Bennett commands the spotlight with the electrifying “Man 4 Me”
The Grammy-winning gospel/R&B/jazz ensemble Sounds of Blackness is full of gifted several lead voices, including Ann Nesby and Nesby’s daughter, Jamecia Bennett, that have propelled the Sounds through their stellar career.
RECORDINGS BY DAVID BOWIE, JOHNNY CASH, JIMI HENDRIX, BILLIE HOLIDAY, WHITNEY HOUSTON, PUBLIC ENEMY, AND THE ROLLING STONES AMONG 2018 GRAMMY HALL OF FAME® INDUCTIONS
25 RECORDINGS ADDED TO THE GRAMMY HALL OF FAME® RESIDING AT GRAMMY MUSEUM® L.A. LIVE
SANTA MONICA, CALIF. (JAN. 16, 2018) — Continuing its ongoing commitment to preserving and celebrating timeless recordings, the Recording Academy™ has announced the newest inductions to its distinctive GRAMMY Hall Of Fame®.
Contemporary Jazz Trumpeter Lin Rountree is Set to Release His New Album “Stronger Still” on Feb. 9th, 2018 – LISTEN to New Single “Pass The Groove”
Trumpeter Lin Rountree continues to make impact in the contemporary jazz spectrum with the release of his new album “Stronger Still,” arriving in stores Feb. 9th, 2018 via Trippin N’ Rhythm Records.