Subject:

Curtis Mayfield

  • Music

    January 4, 2007

    Papa Didn't Take No Mess

    RIP, James Brown

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2006

    RIP, James Brown

    Daniel Kramer Papa didn't take no mess. Spike Lee, in his 1989 masterpiece Do the Right Thing, managed to examine the whole of black thought on the race question. You had the stuttering savant Smiley, Sweet Dick Willie and his streetcorner sages, the drunken but wise and heroic Mayor, and Buggin ... More >>

  • Music

    November 23, 2006

    Through Thicke and Tim

    Robin Thicke and Justin Timberlake face off -- again

  • Music

    June 30, 2005

    No More Drama

    R. Kelly's "Trapped in the Closet" sputters to a disappointing close

  • Music

    February 10, 2005

    Radio Daze

    One man, one jambox and four walls. For 24 hours.

  • Music

    December 23, 2004

    On the Down-Low

    Shovel away all that Usher, Prince and Lil Jon you've been jamming, and dig this year's buried black-music treasures

  • Year End

    December 23, 2004

    On the Down-Low

    Shovel away all that Usher, Prince and Lil Jon you've been jamming and dig this year's buried black-music treasures

  • Music

    July 22, 2004

    Music Awards Survey

    A rundown of every act on this year's bill

  • Culture

    May 29, 2003

    Dem Blues

    The left, turning right, was plain wrong to attack pop culture

  • Music

    August 2, 2001

    Great Scott

    The Philly R&B neo-soulstress defies simple definitions

  • News

    July 12, 2001

    Music Awards 2001

    A preview of this year's show

  • Music

    May 27, 1999

    Who R. You?

    The enigma that is R. Kelly keeps audiences enthralled, guessing

  • Music

    April 16, 1998
  • Music

    December 8, 1994

    MC 900 Ft Jesus Brings the Noise

    A new label allows Dallas' Mark Griffin to expand his quirky vision

  • Music

    April 28, 1994

    On the Blues Highway

    Trudy Lynn recalls her journey to musical acclaim

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