“I don’t want anybody to feel voiceless, and if I can use my voice to make those stories heard, then that’s exactly what I’m here to do.” – Jazzmyn RED Writing HERstory is the honest, soulful, and emotionally gripping new album from Jazzmyn RED, a multi-talented artist hailing from Taunton, Mass. who deftly blends genres and styles to create her own unique sound. The music on Writing HERstory is shaped by RED’s personal experiences and talents in addition to her love for musical greats like Tupac, Lauryn Hill, and Queen Latifah. RED then combines all that with a … Read entire story.
The festival itself isn’t until July, but breaking news can’t be held captive for too long, especially for 6 long months. The lineup for the 2015 Essence Festival has been locked in; Kendrick Lamar & Mary J. Blige will serve as the headliners! Also performing this year, we have Erykah Badu, Common, India.Arie, SZA, & many more incredible artists. This Independence Day Celebration is really in for a treat this year. We’ll get a taste of the old school, the new school, the rhythm & blues, the Jazz, & most importantly, the culture. Other acts gracing the stage this year include Floetry, Kelly Price, Lianne La Havas, Elle Varner, Esperanza Spalding, Raheem DeVaughn, Mali Music, Eric Roberson, Teedra Moses, Avery*Sunshine, Bilal, Goapele, Robert… Read entire story.