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Chris Cornell Is Dead; Was His Last Performance Foreshadowing?

Soundgarden was part of something bigger, something that changed everything. Read...
Kristi Pahr    |   05.18.17   |   SHARE
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Why Is Everyone So Scared Of Rock Music's Mixed-Race Roots?

The founder of the brilliant fyeahblackrockmusic Tumblr talks racial politics, Kelis, and . . . the Doobie Brothers? Read...
Noah Berlatsky    |   02.23.15   |   SHARE
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All Hail The Great Women Of Gospel

The loss of gospel history has meant forgetting how important black women have been to American performance styles. Read...
Noah Berlatsky    |   01.13.15   |   SHARE

From Etta To Brandy: 12 Undervalued Black Women Of Rock 

Genre boundaries are conscious of race—and, in the case of rock, conscious of gender too. Read...
Noah Berlatsky    |   12.18.14   |   SHARE
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Watch: Panic! At The Disco Covers 'Bohemian Rhapsody'—And It Doesn't Suck!

The impossible has happened. Queen's classic hit has been successfully emulated. Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   09.18.14   |   SHARE

This Day in History: The Beatles' Famed Concert at Shea Stadium

We share some surprising facts about the concert that marked the pinnacle of Beatlemania. Read...
Jane Jones   |   08.15.14   |   SHARE