Souleo: Hennessy Doc Explores Brand’s Relationship With African-Americans

Erykah-Badu_Courtesy-of-Hennessy1By Souleo

So what do you get when you combine a spirit brand with social justice, stir, and garnish with a jazz and hip-hop twist? The answer is all in the title of the documentary, “An Unexpected History: The Story of Hennessy and African-Americans.” Continue Reading →

Dave East’s ‘Straight Outta Harlem’ Interview

DaveEast_SOBs1We’ve heard it time and time again, those worn out and cliché lines about how New York Rap has lost its “essence” or the most famous one, “New York rap is not the same” seem to be brought up in almost every convo relating to the genre. Continue Reading →

Common Up Close & Personal At Madiba Harlem At MIST

common in harlem1Lonnie Rashid Lynn, also known as Common, was born March 13 1972.  Fast-forwarding 2 decades, he debuts his first album Can I Have A Dollar? and grows exponentially throughout the 90’s.   Continue Reading →

Salter’s Scene: Rocks ‘Black Girls Rock! 2015′

salters scene at black rockBy Udo Salters

Black Girls Rock! 2015 aired April 5th on BET hosted by actresses Regina King and Tracee Ellis Ross. The show kicked off with an incredible performance by percussionist Sheila E. and it was nonstop star power. Continue Reading →

Souleo: Black Girls Rock! and Bold Soul Sisters Sound Off

Christian-John-Wikane-and-Nona-Hendryx-at-Apollo-Bold-Soul-Sisters-Panel_-Photography-by-cBy Souleo

Women’s History Month drew to a close, or should we say a crescendo this past week with two special March end-of-the-month events, where women were celebrated and given a platform to share their thoughts on a host of topics, including the F word: feminism. Continue Reading →