The Essence Festival 2017 lineup is here and it's pretty fantastic.

Baton Rouge is about to get some much needed help from four powerful women.

  When Solange dropped ‘A Seat At The Table’, everyone was waiting to see what she had to offer. I’ll admit that even I was a little nervous and thought it might a waste of time listening, but just after the first song in, I knew I was was going to enjoy this ‘Seat’. Solo […]

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When the disappointing and outrageous news broke today that all of the officers tried in the Freddie Gray murder case had been acquitted, most people were shocked, saddened and disheartened by another injustice of a black man being murdered with no one held accountable. However it wasn’t just regular citizens who were highly upset, as […]

Solange Knowles celebrated her dirty 30 on Friday with words of wisdom, encouragement, and quality time with loved ones.

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  Today is Solange Knowles‘ 30th birthday, and the singer/songwriter took to her Instagram to write an incredible open letter, letting her fans in on the different stages of her life over the past three decades. Through the post she marked the ups and downs of her life, the loves gained and lost, and the realization […]


Black Music Month originated in 1979. 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.

If what we're hearing is true. congratulations to Solange and Alan on their expanding family!