In an episode of the wonderfully animated lost interview series “Blank on Blank“, the great Stevie Wonder shared his thoughts on childhood amongst adults, his relationship with God and his intolerance for ignorance during a 2005 interview with music writer Barney Hoskyns in an English pub. think that I really didn’t understand the severity of […]
Legendary musicians Patti Labelle and Stevie Wonder each took the stage to perform during the opening ceremony of the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Common, one of our country’s most prolific and consistent sources of wokeness, dropped a powerful new single the other day called “Black America Again” via a music video. The song is the title track from his next album and it carries on the grand tradition of enlightenment that has defined his career, tackling racial injustice and […]
Multiple artists have been using their platforms to address the continued, senseless violence against the black community at the hands of police brutality, but few have depicted it as powerfully and as visually arresting as Common. The rapper has just unveiled a video titled “Black America Again,” which will serve as the title track for […]
The video opens with footage of police killing Alton Sterling
Most people take for granted that Stevie Wonder is blind. Not Anthony Anderson. The Blackish actor thinks Stevie Wonder moves too well to be blind. And how else would he have beat Anderson in a free throw contest, hmm? ... More »
Common has shared a new song featuring Stevie Wonder called “Black America Again,” via Complex. Produced by Karriem Riggins and Robert Glasper, the song features Esperanza Spalding on bass, J Rock on “scratches,” Patrick Warren on strings,...Show More Summary
Track also features Chuck D, MC Lyte, Esperanza Spalding, J Rock, and Patrick Warren.
Common tackles police violence against black people in his potent new visuals. Continue reading…
After viewing footage of Alton Sterling's death for the first time, Roxane Gay wrote, "I watched even though it was voyeuristic, and in doing so I made myself complicit in the spectacle of black death." But she continued: "It is horrifying, and even though I feel so resigned, so hopeless, ... More »
The issue of anti-black police violence remains terrifyingly, heartbreakingly present in American life today. And on a new song that features many, many talented artists from different eras, the rap veteran Common testifies and vents about it. “Black America Again” features vocals from Stevie Wonder, bass from Esperanza Spalding, and ad-libs from Chuck D and […]
As America continues to struggle with the public execution of Black men by law enforcement, Common drops a very timely new song and visual called “Black America Again” featuring the iconic Stevie Wonder on piano plus ad-libs from Chuck D and MC Lyte. Common also spoke to Complex about his new album which will feature […]
The Oct. 13 concert will feature Stevie Wonder and Chaka Khan.
Leonardo DiCaprio looks sharp in a suit while attending the UN’s Peace Bell Ceremony on Friday (September 16) at the UN building in New York City. The 41-year-old actor was joined at the event by Michael Douglas and Stevie Wonder, who helped commemorate International Day of Peace. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Leonardo [...]
Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan and more are set to perform at the Prince Memorial Concert next month. Continue reading…
The official celebration of Prince's legacy is set for October 13
A concert in memory Prince will be held in the city of Saint Paul on October 13, 2016. Stevie Wonder, Christina Aguilera and Chaka Khan and others will attend the event. John Mayer, Tori Kelly, Anita Baker, James Suite and musicians who worked with the actor will come on stage as well. Show More Summary