Category: Soul

The New Sound of Soul

Soul… Etta vs. HER R&B and soul music was created to enter the minds and the hearts of people and touch their souls. Old artists such as Etta James, and new artists like HER are

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Record Row: Who Knew?

Record Row: Who Knew? Amaia Calhoun Ten blocks of Michigan Avenue between Roosevelt and Cermak…in the 1950s to early 1970s these 10 blocks on the South Side of Chicago provided a venue for talented African

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Albums and Activism

The central theme of What’s Going On and the album of the same name had the inspiration of Marvin Gaye’s life. When his brother had returned from Vietnam, Gaye had put himself in his brother’s

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First Post

First Post: Jamila Woods Jamila Woods is a 26-year-old contemporary Neo-Soul singer and poet from Chicago. Not only does she have two albums: HEAVN and LEGACY! LEGACY!, she is also an artistic director for Young

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Artist Post: Musiq Soulchild

Lets Talk About : Musiq Soulchild Taalib Johnson better known as Musiq Soulchild was born and raised in  Philadelphia,Pennsylvania. Being deeply inspired by 1970s soul and funk performers such as Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye and

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Soul

Soul Soul music is a genre of music that is timeless and is still evolving today. Originating in the about the early 1960s, Soul takes elements from its predecessors, Blues, Jazz, Gospel, and R&B.  It

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Ari Lennox Artist Post

Ari Lennox Previous Next Ari Lennox, who’s real name Courtney Shanade Salter, is a 28 year old singer from Washington D.C.  She would be considered someone who has been on the rise in the R&B/Neo

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Masego, he can do it all!

Masego Micah Davis, “Masego”, was born in Kingston, Jamaica and raised in a Christian community in Newport News, Virginia. “Masego” means “blessed” in Tswana, the official language of Botswana. Masego is a 22 year-old multi-instrumentalist,

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Gospel: Old School vs New School

Satan,Your Kingdom Must Come Down: HYMN this song originally sang through hymn has been recreated by The Shirley Caesar renamed: Satin were going to tare your kingdom down.  Origin For christians the archetypal story of

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