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  Music legend Rev. Al Green is a 2014 Kennedy Center Honor recipient.  He received the honor on Sunday, December 7th, but the gala will be…

Aretha Franklin is back, in good health and ready to rock and roll. After recovering from an undisclosed illness, The Queen of Soul returns to…

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Singer/songwriter Lyfe Jennings is now in a good place. He says his fifth recording “Lucid,” comes from that more positive outlook. “Lucid” Is clarity. I’m…

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Ronald Isley may not be in a museum but that doesn’t mean he’s not a national treasure. The lead singer of the Isley Brothers has…

Hampton Conference Center in conjunction with Cliff General Entertainment presents Thursday Night “Central Soul Lounge” (Each and Every Thursday) Hosted by Majic 102.3 April Watts at the Hampton Conference Center 207 West Hampton Place Capital Heights, Md. 20743 Starting Thursday, June 27th Featuring The Walker Redds “All Star” Project The Smooth Sounds of Frank “Scooby” […]

The death of Amy Winehouse is most certainly a tragic loss to the music industry, and even greater loss to the elite group of blue-eyed singers. Though soul music is a genre that is applicable to Black music culture, it isn’t exclusive to singers of color. White soul singers have made a tremendous impact in […]

soul (Middle English, from Old English sawol) – 1. the animating and vital principle in human beings, credited with the faculties of thought, actions and emotion and often conceived as an immaterial entity. 2. a sense of ethnic pride among African-Americans, expressed in areas such as language, social customs, religion and music.