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‘City of God’ Remains A Cult Classic 15 Years Later

In 2002, Brazilian director and screenwriter Fernando Meirelles unveiled Cidade de Deus, a film that put the microscope on the epidemic of organized crime that ravaged…

The-Dream Breaks Down Debut Album ‘Love Hate’ for 10-Year Anniversary

On December 11, 2007, Terius “The-Dream” Nash released his groundbreaking solo debut Love Hate. It’d be the chapter closer for a landmark year, which saw hip-hop and R&B…

Interview: 15 Years After “Work It,” Alyson Stoner Talks Missy Elliott’s Character And Influence On Her Career

In the 15 years that Missy Elliott’s magnetic fourth studio LP Under Construction joined the legendary MC’s catalogue, it has become her highest-selling album to date…

Alicia Keys Shares Unreleased Song “When You Were Gone” On ‘As I Am’ Anniversary

As Alicia KeysAs I Am album turned 10, the Grammy award winning singer shared her personal thoughts on the seminal project in her storied career. As the album rose to…

Solange Had The Emo-est Moment Last Night At Radio City Music Hall

Solange spent Tuesday (oct 3) evening wooing fans at Radio City Music Hall for her second consecutive sold-out concert at the prestigious New York City venue. The…

Queen Of The Dancehall: Sister Nancy Discusses “Bam Bam” For Its 35th Anniversary

Reggae is currently in the middle of another rejuvenation in the American music scene. While places like London, Japan and Toronto have always kept the culture alive…

Ashanti Reflects On Her Record-Breaking Debut Album

Fifteen years ago, Murda Inc. gifted a most precious offering to the worlds of hip-hop and R&B in the form of Ashanti’s self titled debut album. Whether it’s “Foolish”

Ashanti To Showcase Her Musical Growth On Upcoming 6th Solo Album

Ashanti has weathered more than a few storms during her 15-year career in music. As a bright-eyed girl from Glen Cove, Long Island, the songstress hooked up with one of…

Everyday Struggle: 9 Songs That Showcase The Notorious B.I.G.’s Strength And Vulnerability

Life as a young black man in America can be one of the roughest experiences over any other group of people in this country. The fact of the matter is that there are…