Black Music Month

Prince was ALWAYS pushing the envelope with his lyrics and musical style. Even early on when recording “Erotic City” with Sheila E. he walked the fine line between salacious and sensual.

Black Music Month originated in 1979.  President Jimmy Carter proclaimed the month of June as Black Music Month to celebrate the wonderful music, the achievements, births, important timelines, events and to remember those we lost.

R&B newcomer Kent Jones sat down with us to discuss black music and his artistry. “Black culture in particular is special because it’s ours,” said Jones. He defines his sound as an appreciation of his South Florida roots with influence from Jazz artists. “A lot of my musical influences are like the Count Basie Orchestra […]

Black Music Month originated in 1979.  President Jimmy Carter proclaimed the month of June as Black Music Month to celebrate the great music, achievements, births, important timelines, events and to remember those we’ve lost.

It’s Black Music Month and “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” is celebrating all our favorite artists who paved the way. Tupac, Kanye West, Erykah Badu and the list goes on. Listen to the audio players to hear who we’re honoring and one our favorite throwback songs from each of them! Sign Up For Our Newsletter! […]