Anthony Hamilton | “Love Is The New Black”
by Cheryl ‘Suitelady’ Dunlap
It has been about five years since we have heard from the self-proclaimed Country Boy, Anthony Hamilton. I was excited about the opportunity to review his new album. I found myself reminiscing on “My First Love”, “Point of All”, and “So In Love.”
Jazzman Tony Hightower continues the road to his future Legacy with his second release
When an artist dedicates their recorded labor of love for a beloved family member, especially one who was highly impactful in their musical aspirations, the feeling can be quite mutual. Singer/songwriter/musician Tony Hightower fully recognized his mother Theresa Hightower (who passed in 2018) made a world of difference – professionally and personally.
Prince | Welcome 2 America, the Nostalgic Experience
Cheryl ‘Suitelady’ Dunlap
Be prepared for a flashback and flash forward experience, when you listen to the new album by Prince, titled “Welcome 2 America.” Prince was always ahead of his time, and this album sounds eerily like his legacy echoing backward. Almost to say “I told you so!”
Leela James is ready to be seen, heard and all that on her upcoming CD, See Me
Her distinct voice delivers quite the emotional range beyond just the technical aspects. Undoubtedly, she can handle the funk, blues, and anything in between. But where Leela James‘ territory lies in her brand of soul and R&B while upholding the old and new school way and a surprising knack for pulling off cover songs.
Canadian alternative R&B star Melanie Durrant releases her latest project, Where I’m At
In the next few weeks, Canada will celebrate The Juno Awards, the equivalent to The Grammy Awards in the U.S. Though Toronto, Canada native and 3-time Juno nominated Melanie Durrant (“Made for Love,” “Gone” and “Four Seasons”) has scored consistently in the Canadian R&B market,…
Indie neo-soul stylist Carmen Rodgers teaches us the wonders of humanity behind relationships with Hello Human, Volume 1, her first project in six years
Every opportunity for an artist to wear the heart on the sleeve allows them to go as deep as they desire. From her debut CD in 2004, Free, Carmen Rodgers exercises her songwriting rights to create fascinating journals of the complexity behind relationships.
Billboard Gospel music great Marvin Sapp starts his new ministry assignment with Chosen Vessel
If anyone desires to be in an effective ministry, the utmost key is being ready to sacrifice at a moment’s notice while excursing faith to the maximum. Marvin Sapp has faced many turning points through the years, even while earning countless Stellar Awards along with numerous Billboard Gospel achievements.
Love Always Wins
An Album Reflection by A. Scott Galloway
Singer/songwriter KEM (Kim Williams) returns with his first album in 6 years since Promise to Love in 2014. As one of Black music’s preeminent love troubadours, the artist continues his richly textured pledges of the heart in a set that fans will surely find well worth the wait.