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Amarah-Jae St. Aubyn explains why her ‘Lovers Rock’ character “brought me back to my roots, to my culture, to who I am”

Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images for BFINewcomer Amarah-Jae St. Aubyn is bringing plenty of ’80s nostalgia and reggae music with her feature debut Lovers Rock from Steve McQueen’s anthology film series Small Axe. St. Aubyn tells ABC Audio that working with the Oscar winner for her first major project was a nerve-wracking but welcoming experience. “Working with someone like Steve, who was so open, so trusting,…read more »

Victoria Monet is ready to celebrate her Blackness at the 2020 Soul Train Awards

BET/Soul Train2020 has been an exciting year for singer-songwriter Victoria Monet. After releasing her Jaguar EP earlier this year, she landed three nominations at the 2020 Soul Train Awards, including one for Best New Artist.  This marks her first artist nomination for Monet’s “70s-inspired” music, which she says makes the Soul Train Awards feel like a good fit.  “There’s a parallel between…read more »

Deborah Cox shares how she spent her Canadian Thanksgiving

Ivan GuajardoDeborah Cox may have already celebrated the Thanksgiving holiday in Canada last month, but she says she used the opportunity to show off her newly-learned cooking skills.  She tells ABC Audio, “There’s an art to all of this, which is also very therapeutic…to just put the right amount of seasonings. There’s something very therapeutic about cooking and…read more »

Watch new animated video for Darlene Love’s classic holiday song “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)”

Sony Music EntertainmentWith the holiday season about to kick into full gear, a new animated video for Darlene Love’s soulful yuletide classic “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” premiered today on her official YouTube channel. The clip follows a young Black girl as she walks home through a snowy neighborhood, accompanied by a happy snowman. Along…read more »

Record Store Day Black Friday takes place this week; includes releases from Chris Cornell, Corey Taylor and U2

Courtesy of Record Store DayAfter enjoying their Thanksgiving feast this week, music fans can head to their local independent record shops to check out the limited-edition vinyl releases available for the 2020 edition of Record Store Day’s Black Friday sale. Among the limited edition pieces that will be available include releases from Chris Cornell, Slipknot’s…read more »

Record Store Day Black Friday takes place this week; includes releases from Rolling Stones, David Gilmour, U2

Courtesy of Record Store DayAfter enjoying their Thanksgiving feast this week, music fans can head to their local independent record shops to check out the limited-edition vinyl releases available for the 2020 edition of Record Store Day’s Black Friday sale. Among the discs that will be available are releases from The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd’s…read more »

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