Pianist Robert Glasper Introduces Jazz to New Audiences

April 11, 2019

Hailed as the gateway into jazz for younger audiences, America’s jazz soundtrack wouldn’t be complete without mentioning the musical stylings of GRAMMY Award winner Robert Glasper. Diversifying Jazz Glasper’s...

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BET’s ‘American Soul’ Introduces ‘Soul Train’ to a New Generation

March 28, 2019

All Aboard! “Soul Train…Soul Train.” You can’t help but start singing, MFSB’s “TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia),” one of the most memorable Soul Train theme songs and finishing with a resounding, “Let’s...

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Celebrating the Queen of Motown: Diana Ross

March 14, 2019

As the leading lady of the Supremes and her own solo career, living legend Diana Ross has contributed to many layers of America’s soundtrack. The Queen of Motown is...

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Profile: Godmother of Soul Patti LaBelle

February 28, 2019

You can’t mention R&B music without mentioning the likes of living legend Patti LaBelle. Hailed as the ‘Godmother of Soul,’ the 74-year-old continues gracing stages and giving 100% for...

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Jazz Pioneer Buddy Bolden’s Story Heads to the Big Screen

February 14, 2019

Jazz music is another layer of the foundation of America’s soundtrack. Charles “Buddy” Bolden is said to be the first musician to ever play jazz music, but whether he...

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Chaka Khan to Release First Album in 12 Years

January 24, 2019

After decades of contributing to America’s soundtrack and taking a long hiatus, the Queen of Funk, Chaka Khan is making her musical comeback with her first studio album in...

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R&B Legend Stevie Wonder’s Role in Making Martin Luther King Jr. Day a National Holiday

January 10, 2019

Playing a role in the Civil Rights Movement is a thread weaved into the blanket of America’s soundtrack. The legendary Stevie Wonder played an integral part in bringing Dr. ...

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Will Downing Delivers an Inspirational Message on ‘The Promise’

December 27, 2018

The Prince of Sophisticated Soul, Will Downing, is back adding another layer to his contributions to America’s soundtrack with an inspiring message on his 21st album, The Promise. In...

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Give Love at Christmas with The Temptations

December 13, 2018

The holiday season isn’t complete without the sounds of one of the most classic R&B Christmas albums ever recorded; The Temptations Give Love at Christmas. The Temptations roster for...

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Our One Nation Under A Groove Year-End Campaign Kicks Off Today on Giving Tuesday!

November 27, 2018

With the groove our only guide We shall ALL be moved Ready or not here we come DONATE HERE FOR GIVING TUESDAY The lyrics were written 40 years ago,...

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Profile: Koryn Hawthorne

November 22, 2018

Gospel singer Koryn Hawthorne is breaking down doors and cementing her place on America’s soundtrack. At 2o years old, the singer has already had the longest reign on Billboard’s...

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Celebrating the 40 Year Anniversary of “One Nation Under a Groove” Topping the Charts

November 8, 2018

The sound of funk is a major component of America’s soundtrack. One particular song made history on November 18, 1978 peaking at number 28 on the Hot 100 Billboard...

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