Jonathan Cunningham

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  • 6 years ago

    When India.Arie first debuted her music to the world on 2001's Acoustic Soul, she was seen as a welcome change within the music industry. Existing slightly inside of the neo-soul box but far away from the pillow-talk R&B of the time, Arie's songs ...

  • 7 years ago

    Traveling across the U.S. as a reggae star has its pluses and minuses. With a recent album, Light Your Light, on record-store shelves, there's no doubt that Toots Hibbert, charismatic frontman of legendary Jamaican band Toots and the Maytals, does...

  • 7 years ago

    At all times, legendary hip-hop drummer Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson is a man pulled in many directions. The 37-year-old musician, producer, blogger and hip-hop tastemaker fairly defines multitasking: Aside from anchoring his long-term band The Root...

  • 8 years ago

    We can all easily think of 25 reasons Vanilla Ice should stop making music. After his song "Ice Ice Baby" came out in 1990, the first hip-hop single to hit No. 1 on the pop charts, he became the butt of a million jokes. America took back its love ...

  • 8 years ago

    There's a host of cocksure yet affable rappers out there for whom people can't help but cheer these days: Kanye, Lupe, etc. But who wants to read a list of the most beloved rappers in the game when there are so many jackasses worth writing about? ...

  • 8 years ago

    Even the holiest among us don't expect to grab a piece of religion while hanging at the local dive bar. Then again, it's not good to make assumptions like that if you haven't heard the music of the gospel-y yet funky church band the Lee Boys. Fron...


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