Black Music Month

In honor of Black Music Month we’re wishing Solange Knowles a very Happy Birthday! While this has been an interesting and revealing year for the singer, her impeccable style was the one thing that stayed the same. We’re taking a look back at Solange’s style evolution. Click through the gallery and remember her most famous looks!

Usher has been in the game a long time! Year after year he continues to give us something to make babies to! Listen to the audio player to hear one of his more uptempo fan favorites, “OMG”! Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Listen to “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” weekdays from 6-10 a.m. EST! RELATED: Wale […]

Big Boi and Andre 3000 took the music game to new heights as Outkast. Listen to the audio player to hear how they literally turned music to art and hear one of our favorites by the duo, “Bombs Over Baghdad”! Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Listen to “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” weekdays from 6-10 a.m. EST! […]

Today we’re celebrating Bun B and Pimp C, also known as UGK in our Black Music Month spotlight. Listen to the audio player to hear why they’re still one of the realest rap groups and vibe out to “Take it Off”! Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Listen to “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” weekdays from 6-10 a.m. […]

In honor of Black Music Month we’re celebrating the one and only, Ms. Lauryn Hill. Lauryn is hands down one of the greatest of our time to create thought-provoking music that touches the masses. But listening to her live in concert is an experience everyone should have at least once in their lifetime. Listen to […]

In honor of Black Music Month, Headkrack shines a light on legendary Luther Campbell and the contributions he made to black music. Plus, listen to the song of the day on the Hip-Hop Spot! Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Click here for more in hip-hop news and listen to “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” weekdays from 6-10 a.m. EST! […]

As one of the biggest Hip-Hop groups of all time, Jason “Jam Master Jay” Mizell, Joseph “Run” Simmons and Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, collectively known as…

Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare) Pasadena Civic Auditorium 300 East Green Street, Pasadena, CA When: March 25, 1983 What: The King of Pop moonwalks across the stage during his performance at the Motown 25th Anniversary, treating audiences worldwide to what became his signature dance move. «  PREVIOUS NEXT  » In celebration of Black Music […]

T.I. still can’t seem to shake his inner thug.  The rapper known for his dope boy persona and street-inspired lyrics is currently incarcerated in federal prison.  T.I., whose government name is Clifford J. Harris, Jr., was arrested throughout his youth.  But shortly after his drug possession conviction in 1998, he took steps to turn his […]

Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare) Woodstock Festival White Lake, NY When: August  18, 1969 What: On Monday morning, August 18, 1969, the last day of the Woodstock Festival, headliner Jimi Hendrix closed his two hour set by performing a searing rendition of “The Star Spangled Banner” on his electric guitar. The performance […]