Percussionist extraordinaire Alex Acuña takes a tour of his musical roots and more for his latest release, Gifts
Those who are go-to musicians are willing and able to utilize their skills to lead, enhance and be flexible in whatever musical environment that is set before them. Alex Acuña absolutely fits this description as a drummer/percussionist whose contributions defy any category.
Contemporary R&B singer/songwriter Cashma moves into her Purple Apartment, the final installment of the ‘Purple Series’
There are advantages for an artist in living as an introvert, to a point that they can release all those thoughts that have pressed them forever and a day. With a trilogy of her innermost journals dealing with the trials of family life, R&B singer/songwriter Cashma frees her mind of any emotion possible.
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.”
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.