New Black Panther Movie Sound Track Made For The Club
Lamar himself has said of the film: “Marvel Studios’ Black Panther is amazing, from its cast to its director. The magnitude of this film showcases a great marriage of art and culture. I’m truly honored to contribute my knowledge of producing sound and writing music alongside Ryan and Marvel’s vision.”
Calls For NARAS To Change It’s Ways
Another group of high-profile players in the music business are calling on the Recording Academy (also known as NARAS, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences) and its president and CEO, Neil Portnow, to make fundamental changes to address gender disparity within its ranks and at the Grammy Awards.
Black History Month Spotlight…The Roots Of American Music
Spirituals. Ragtime. Blues. Rhythm & Blues. Jazz. American music is defined by these original genres created by the African-American community. In celebration of Black History Month, tenor Salman Lee and musicologist/pianist Claire Detels team up for their second annual concert honoring “Great Music of African-American Composers.”
Black Queens Remains Invisible In The Grime Scene
It’s not news that black British female MCs struggle for parity with their male counterparts. Look at this year’s Wireless bill: so far, Mabel and Lisa Mercedez are the only British women; New Yorker Cardi B is the only other female act altogether. But the problem persists behind the scenes: black women as photographers, producers, DJs, journalists, managers and tastemakers within British grime and rap remain invisible.