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Music Rut: Am I Thinking Too Much Into This?

Every now and then, I’ll go on the itunes radio stations, put the pop stations on, or look at Billboards top 100 to see what’s hip with the kids these days. 1,303 more words

Musings

Strange Fruit by Billie Holiday, April 20th 1939

Strange Fruit, Billie Holiday

Southern trees bear a strange fruit
Blood on the leaves and blood at the root
Black bodies swingin’ in the Southern breeze… 70 more words

History

Tucka Comes to Charleston

Written by: Lachondria Taylor

The king of swing is what he’s called. The young, savvy, 20 something year old turned Memminger auditorium out last Saturday! With VIP available and the Touch Band opening the show, the people of Charleston came out in numbers for all the fun. 183 more words

Charleston

Kirk Franklin: The Rebirth of Kirk Franklin [live]

I never knew the actual footage was released from this album. Definitely one of my favorite gospel albums. It got a lot of play in college.

5 Reasons Why We Love Janelle Monae’s New Video [WATCH]


Why do we love Janelle Monae’s new video for “Electric Lady,” the title track to her latest release? Well, let us count the ways. 404 more words

TJMS

Radio that speaks volumes: Marcia's MiXedBag

Marcia’s ‪#‎MiXedBag‬ show on Mi-Soul radio every Monday; 3pm-5pm (GMT).

Hosted by Marcia DaVinylMC this popular weekly program brings you some of the finest all round quality sounds across the spectrum of black music; spanning six decades. 46 more words