Black Weirdo Partywith THEESatisfaction, Sarah White, Sweetz P, DJ Just Nine and MamaduGamut Gallery, MinneapolisFriday, May 23, 2014The basement of downtown's Gamut Gallery played host to the touring Black Weirdo Party, a traveling celebration and community space with the stated goal "To create an ... More >>
From poets and directors to comedians and dancers, the Twin Cities are teeming with creativity
Daniel Alexander Jones is powerful as an R&B singer with a message for America
Twin Cities native producer Jimmy Jam took to the airwaves yesterday to discuss the legacy of the late Soul Train founder Don Cornelius. Speaking to KCRW's Steve Chiotakis in Los Angeles, Jam noted that he'd just attended an event with Berry Gordy and Quincy Jones, and noted that Cornelius belong ... More >>
No matter how accustomed to Minnesota winters that you are, they eventually take their toll on everyone. The shortened days, the bitter cold, the treacherous roads all wear on all of us to varying degrees as winter just drags on.But in the case of Tasha Pruitt, last winter was especially cruel ... More >>
SoulTrain.comThere's one fewer soul survivor now that Don Cornelius has passed. The producer, creator, and host of Soul Train was found dead Wednesday morning at his Los Angeles home. He was 75, and his death was reportedly a suicide by self-inflicted gunshot wound.There really should be a movie ... More >>
Sylvia Robinson, singer, producer, and founder of hip-hop label Sugar Hill Records, passed away this morning of congestive heart failure at Meadowlands Hospital in Secaucus, New Jersey. She was 75.
Back in the mid '70s, The Godfather of Soul had his own TV show. (And his own mustache.)
A special two-fer featuring a lost funk jam and a sandpapery post-punk cover thereof.