Black Music Month
Ernest R. Dickerson dishes to HuffPost about the film's 25th anniversary.
"Hip-hop is due recognition," he told HuffPost.
Yes, black artists are woefully overlooked.
The legendary singer opens up on the importance of receiving black awards.
Mayfield's social commentary is strikingly applicable today, his son says.
"They created the soundtrack of my life."
I am an instrumentalist. It's part of my musical identity and is becoming more fascinating to the mainstream and average listener. I truly believe when we look back on 2016, we will have witnessed the rebirth of live instrumentation, Funk, and Jazz into mainstream music.
“Songs by African-American musicians span the breadth of the human experience and resonate in every corner of our Nation."
From blue-eyed soul to straight-up theft, Black music has long been imitated and acculturated by Whites. we take a look at the difference between flattery and misappropriation.