Drummer Chico Hamilton’s nomadic science
Madlib not only revived the crate-digging tradition, he flipped samples and loops in new, spaced-out ways.
Documentary pays tribute to the musicians of the South's great soul and rock studio
The duo discuss their new album Love in Flying Colors
Kenna Once Again Looks to Set the Tone with Land 2 Air Chronicles II
Touring with Little Dragon
The story of Brit-funk band Atmosfear
Love, Peace, and Soul: Behind the Scenes of America's Favorite Dance Show Soul Train
Rappers Tanya Morgan on the release of their third album
Average White Band cofounder Onnie McIntyre talks about the making of the album
ATL's Sleepy Brown and Organized Noize created a slept-on gem
Almost two decades after Illmatic, Nas remains at the top of the list when the conversation turns to MCs, lyricists, and simply who's the illest.
The South's quintessential R&B label had its ups and downs but never lost its soul
Daft Punk go from sampling disco records to creating disco records
April Walker and Angela Hunte-Wisner
The fortieth anniversary of a Stevie Wonder classic
After legendary but short stints with Frank Zappa's band and then drummer Billy Cobham, George Duke forged a new path and ruled the R&B charts with eccentric funk.
Avant-garde cellist Arthur Russell deconstructed dance music
Drum machines link J. J. Cale and Sly Stone
Gilles Peterson Worldwide (Part One)
Clarence Reid was the world's nastiest proto-rapper and soul's greatest songwriter
Before finding international success and stardom with a string of well-known radio hits, Billy Ocean grinded on the U.K. circuit for well over a decade
Tom Moulton’s extended disco remix forever changed recorded music