Mavis Staples in blue-and-pink paisley shirt, holding black microphone

Kennedy Center to Honor Mavis Staples

The singer—who achieved fame while singing Civil Rights Movement-oriented songs with her sisters as The Staple Singers—will be honored alongside Al Pacino and James Taylor. 

‘Breaking’ Presents: Adesuwa, a Singer-Songwriter With Some of the Prettiest Pipes in R&B

The vocalist from electro-pop favorite Denitia and Sene breaks out with a solo R&B project that is all hers—from writing to arranging to playing drums, guitar and synths. And, of course, singing. 


#TBT: Here's Three Otis Redding Classics To Give You ALL The Feels

Today marks 48 years since the soul crooner’s untimely death. 

Thank You Don Cornelius, for Your Love, Peace and Blackness

Soul Train creator and host Don Cornelius is dead at age 75. Go out and celebrate the love of blackness he flaunted for the world.