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Legendary 1980 Diana Ross Album, ‘diana — the original CHIC mix’, Now Available on Vinyl

Legendary 1980 Diana Ross Album, ‘diana — the original CHIC mix’, Gets Its First-Ever Vinyl Release, On Two-45rpm Discs, Available Now
LOS ANGELES, April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Sought after by collectors and considered the rarest of Motown’s rare grooves, Diana Ross’ diana – the original CHIC mix, will make its long-awaited debut on vinyl on April 21, on Motown/UMe/UMGI, with a twist: it will be a double-LP set on pink vinyl at 45rpm for maximum fidelity.

Singer Angel Sessions to Release New R&B Album “I’m Who I Am” on May 12th, 2017

New R&B album Release by our first lady of Atlas Elite Entertainment, Angel Sessions
Now comes the exciting new album fans from around the world will love. Angel continues to surprise her audience with something great and something new.
LOS ANGELES – April 27, 2017 – PRLog — I’m in Awe of You, the current EP released on March 3rd, 2017 by Angel Sessions on Atlas Elite Entertainment label, hit #2 on Amazon top 100 charts in praise and worship for a total of 4 weeks and #8 in soul, top 100 on Amazon digital online stores.

WATCH NEW VIDEO! Vocalist Maysa Releases Title Track “Love Is A Battlefield” | New Album Arrives May 26th, 2017

Grammy-nominated vocalist Maysa has remained one of the most instantly identifiable voices in R&B and Jazz over the past 25 years by staying true to her musical vision. “I look for soul in a song,” explains Maysa, who launched her musical career as a member of Stevie’s Wonderlove and who has been a long-time vocalist with the explosive UK Jazz/Funk sensation Incognito.

LISTEN TO NEW MUSIC! Folk Singer Naomi Wachira Releases Single “Beautifully Human” from Forthcoming Album “Songs of Lament” Coming June 2nd, 2017

In Beautifully Human, Wachira highlights issues of human equality, especially when it undermines the divine sacredness of those who are different. Her sophmore album “Songs of Lament” she describes, ‘was born out the many tragic losses we’ve witnessed globally”.
“I am an African girl, well I know where I’m coming from, and I know who I want to be…” is the defiant soul-anthem that jumpstarted Afro-Folk Singer/Songwriter Naomi Wachira onto a whole new path and calling.

Soul Singer Darien Dean to Release New Album “Departures” on May 15th, 2017

On May 15th, Award-Winning Soul Singer Darien Dean releases his long-awaited
sophomore project entitled “Departures,” the first chapter of the Notes From The Journey trilogy.
Departures features a noteworthy list of collaborators, including the incomparable songstress Avery*Sunshine, on the instant classic “Someone is You,” as well as production helmed by multi-platinum hitmaker Herb Middleton and studio veteran Shawn Hibbler…

NEW VOICES! Singer/Songwriter Hyleen Releases New Music Video “Looking At”

French singer/songwriter HYLEEN releases new music video ‘Looking At’
Hyleen is a young guitarist, singer/songwriter hailing from Cannes in the South of France. She has been gifted with a warm, powerful and husky voice that captures the heart of anyone who listens. Her music could be described as a unique fusion of Soul, Funk, Neo-soul, Pop with a touch of jazz and rich harmonies.

WATCH NEW VIDEO! Funk Band Phat Phunktion is Set to Release New Album “Live At The High Noon” on June 2nd, 2017

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.

LISTEN TO NEW MUSIC! Trombone Shorty’s New Single “No Good Time” | Announces New Fall Headline Tour 2017

Trombone Shorty Announces Fall Headline Tour
Blue Note Debut Parking Lot Symphony Out This Friday 4/28
Trombone Shorty has released “No Good Time,” the third single from Parking Lot Symphony, the Blue Note debut by the beloved bandleader, singer, songwriter and horn-blower born Troy Andrews, which comes out this Friday, April 28.

The Fourth Annual “My Music Matters: A Celebration of Legends Luncheon” to Honor Patti LaBelle, Kirk Franklin, Teddy Riley and David Porter | June 1st 2017

National Museum of African American Music to Host
2017 My Music Matters: A Celebration of Legends Luncheon
Annual Celebration will Honor Patti LaBelle, Kirk Franklin, Teddy Riley and David Porter
Nashville, TN (April 20, 2017) – The National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) will kick off Black Music Month in June with its fourth annual My Music Matters: A Celebration of Legends Luncheon on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at City Winery in Nashville, TN.

Mariah Carey Forms “Butterfly MC Records” As Exclusive Joint Venture With Epic Records

Mariah Carey Forms “Butterfly MC Records” As Exclusive Joint Venture With Epic Records
LOS ANGELES, April 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Multi-platinum global superstar Mariah Carey, the best-selling female artist of all time with18 Hot 100 #1 hits, inks an exclusive joint partnership of Butterfly MC Records and Epic Records, a division of Sony Music Enter­tainment, it was announced today by LA Reid, Chair­man and CEO, Epic Records.