Issue 6

Article titled Jessye Norman

Jessye Norman

“Honestly, I can't think of a single other soprano or mezzo-soprano with anything remotely approaching her sound … It was almost like a wall of sound coming at us, but extremely beautiful and consistent.” ~ Renée Fleming, legendary sopra... Continue Reading
Article titled Chick Webb

Chick Webb

“The story of Chick Webb is more than the story of a dynamic drummer of the swing era. It’s the story of a gallant little man who overcame physical deformity, hardship and pain.  A man whose spirit, courage and determination was perha... Continue Reading
Article titled BLACKListed Culture – Sounds XXX

BLACKListed Culture – Sounds XXX

“There are all forms of it that we forgotten … I want to remind people that Black music is amazing …” ~ Robert Glasper This soundtrack is all about love and its accompanying magic in a myriad of tones, from soul to R&B and hip-hop ... Continue Reading
Article titled Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)

Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)

Vampire in Brooklyn opens with a mysterious ship crashing into a dockyard in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.  The inspector, Silas Green (John Witherspoon), heads aboard, only to discover it is full of mutilated bodies and is almost attacke... Continue Reading
Article titled Sugar Hill (1974)

Sugar Hill (1974)

Sugar Hill is about the extreme steps that photographer Diana Hill (Marki Bey) is willing to take for justice! She is called “Sugar” by those close to her, including her now-fiancé, Langston (Larry D. Johnson), who she recently agreed to ma... Continue Reading