2018 Downtown Lake Charles Crawfish Festival

The Original DownTown Lake Charles Crawfish Festival returns Friday -Sunday, April 13-15 at the Lake Charles Civic Center, 900 Lakeshore Drive. Held each April during Parkinson Awareness Month, the festival hosts clean, family fun with great food, including over 10,000 ...

Music Video: Rising Hip-Hop Star JohnFugginDough drops a Visual to single, "Tubmans", and it's Movement

Where classic hip-hop influence meets a fresh new southern sound, you will find Trevon Wilson, known professionally as JohnFugginDough.

Craig Mack, "Flava in Ya Ear" rapper, dies at 46

Craig Mack, one of the artists who laid the foundation for Bad Boy Records, has died, the label's former director of marketing Michelle Joyce confirmed to CNN.

THIS WEEKEND: "Un-Cross Talk" Brings an Immersive Musical Experience to the Midtown Arts and Theater Center of Houston

Jacqui Sutton is proud to present "Un-Cross Talk", an evening of original Frontier Jazz compositions, which is supported in part by the Houston Arts Alliance, and by the many supporters who participated in the crowd-funding efforts to mount this production.

'Flava in Ya Ear' hip-hop star Craig Mack, dies at 46

Former New York rapper Craig Mack, best known for his 90s smash hit single “Flava In Ya Ear,” died at age 46, on March 13, 2018. Mack died of heart failure at a hospital near his Walterboro, S.C. home, according ...

After Bruno Mars Is Accused of Cultural Appropriation, Black Celebrities Come to His Defense

Bruno Mars found himself caught in a heated debate about cultural appropriation over the weekend after an activist accused the "24K Magic" star of being a culture vulture profiting off of traditionally black music.

Beyoncé and Jay-Z Announce New Tour

Jay-Z and Beyoncé are hitting the road again. The superstar couple announced the "OTR II" stadium tour on Monday.

'American Idol' Reboot: What's the Verdict?

"American Idol" returned Sunday on a new network with new judges, but was there the same old love for the singing competition? ABC launched its reboot of the reality series, this time around with celebrity judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry ...

Black History Highlight: Jacqui Sutton presents "Un-Cross Talk", an Immersive twist of Jazz and Bluegrass

We first introduced Jacqui Sutton, front woman of the Frontier Jazz Orchestra, back in 2013 discussing her dynamic Spanish/English rendition of "Nature Boy" (first recorded by legendary Jazz singer, Nat King Cole).

Beyonce Shuts Down Woman Wanting $10 Million So She Can Trademark Her Daughter Blue Ivy’s Name

Beyonce is not singing the blues after she turned down a $10M offer to claim the Blue Ivy trademark from a wedding planner.

41st Freihofer's Saratoga Jazz Festival Announces Lineup for June 23-24

he 2018 Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival, slated for Saturday, June 23 and Sunday, June 24 at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, features a roster of artists, ranging from jazz luminaries -- Jon Batiste, Chris Botti, Herbie Hancock, Gregory Porter, Joey ...

Houston Ebony Opera Guild Presents 27th Annual African American Music Gala

For 27 consecutive years, the Houston Ebony Opera Guild Chorus has presented its ANNUAL AFRICAN MUSIC GALA: A CONCERT OF WORKS BY BLACK COMPOSERS.

New Beverly Crawford CD in Walmart Stores Everywhere!

Debuting on Billboard this week, Beverly Crawford's brand new CD "THE ESSENTIAL BEVERLY CRAWFORD - VOL. 2" takes us straight to church like only Beverly can with her blazing new remake of her all-time classic - "Jesus Precious King 2.0 ...

Travis Scott Receives the Key to His Hometown, Missouri City, Texas

Travis Scott is having a wonderful month. On February 1, his daughter Stormi with Kylie Jenner was born. Just a few weeks later he received the key to his hometown. The mayor of Missouri City, Texas, Allen Owen presented the ...

Sadly, Too Many Black Mothers Can Relate to the Lyrics of This Song

Indie artist Allen Watty has released a music video on YouTube for his hit song, “Baby Brother,” which tells a compelling story that unfortunately many mothers can relate to. It’s the story of a man who has committed a crime, ...