Black Music Month

Harmonizing Legacies: The Resonant Influence of Gospel Music Families Families singing in gospel music is a tradition that spans generations and has played a significant role in shaping the genre’s rich history. Contemporary groups like the Winans and the Clark Sisters have a harmony that is a defining feature of gospel music, adding depth, emotion, […] The post Harmonizing Legacies: The Resonant Influence of Gospel Music Families appeared first on Black America Web.

From his public battle with Warner Bros. to working with (and against) the internet, Prince has changed the way artists look at the music industry. The post Black Music Month: How Prince Navigated The Music Industry His Way appeared first on Black America Web.

On the would-be 64th birthday of Prince, we remember all that made The Purple One a global Black music icon both in life & in memoriam.  The post 10 Epic Moments In Music When Prince Ruled The World appeared first on Black America Web.

Black music artists have played a significant role in the film world for decades. We compiled a list of the 40 best film performances from Black artists. The post Black Music Month: Top 40 All-Time Black Music Artists in the Film Industry appeared first on Black America Web.

As we continue our Black Music Month celebration, this week's watch list is dedicated to the Black music-centric movies we love.

While having an intricate journey, Black Music broke barriers in order to be heard and bring such value to the art form. The post Black Music Month: First Black Musician to Ever…. appeared first on Black America Web.

June is Black Music Month and NPR has announced an iconic lineup to be featured on Tiny Desk this month. The post NPR Tiny Desk Reveals It’s Black Music Month 2024 Featured Artists appeared first on Black America Web.

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Patti LaBelle is a true icon of American music, a legendary vocalist whose powerful voice and dynamic stage presence have captivated audiences for decades. Born in Philadelphia as Patricia Holt in 1944, LaBelle first rose to fame as the lead singer of the pioneering 1960s R&B group Patti LaBelle and the Bluebelles. Their soulful sound, […]

A few of our favorite album sequels in Black music history, plus 5 that we're holding out hope on. The post 10 Best Album Sequels By Black Musicians…And 5 That Need To Be Made! appeared first on Black America Web.

Some fashion staples will simply always be associated with the musician who initially rocked it. The post 15 Most Defining Fashion Statements In Black Music History appeared first on Black America Web.