We continue Black Music Month with the Black artists who have produced some of your favorite films and tv series’ soundtracks. See inside.
Today in Hip Hop history, LL Cool J released his third album Walking With a Panther on June 9, 1989! The album marked a significant transition in LL Cool J’s sound and image, as he moved away from his previous hardcore and aggressive style to a more commercial and accessible sound. The title of the […]
To celebrate the icon's 46th birthday, we put together a gallery of some of our favorite photos of him over the years.
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.
In the late 70s, rapper Kurtis Blow signed to Mercury Records, becoming the first rapper to be signed by a major label. He released his first hit "Christmas Rappin" which to this day you can hear on the radio during the holiday season but his next song with go on to make history. The post 1980: Kurtis Blow Gives Us ‘The Breaks’ appeared first on Black America Web.
Marvin Gaye's album "Here My Dear" is a classic of black music and set a standard that stands to this day. The post 1978: Marvin Gaye Gets Vulnerable With “Hear My Dear” appeared first on Black America Web.
Natalie's first Grammy win made history when she become the first Black Artist to win Best New Artist at the 18th Annual Grammy Awards. The post 1976: Natalie Cole Makes History, Wins Best New Artist appeared first on Black America Web.
A moment that made music history happened on March 2, 1974, when Stevie Wonder became the first Black artist to win the Grammy Award for Album of the Year. The post 1974: Stevie Wonder Makes History… Again | Black Music Month appeared first on Black America Web.
We continue our Black Music Month celebration, spotlighting the moments that made history. In the past 50 years, there may not have been a bigger moment than what happened on August 11th, 1973. On that day, a culture was born. READ MORE BLACK MUSIC MONTH STORIES ON BLACKAMERICAWEB.COM: On August 11th, 1973 at […] The post 1973: The Birth of Hip-Hop | Black Music Month appeared first on Black America Web.
Aretha Franklin's iconic 1972 live album 'Amazing Grace' captures her powerful vocal range and showcases her unique style of gospel music that has inspired generations. The post 1972: Aretha Franklin Makes History With ‘Amazing Grace’ | Black Music Month appeared first on Black America Web.