Sean "Diddy" Combs has been chosen to speak at the Howard University's 146th commencement on May 10.
An iconic hip-hop artist did not mince words when he discussed the current state of the genre during an event at a local university the latter part of March.
For Steve Langley, Chris Hunter and Troy Edler, there's little pressure in performing before a television audience and the thousands who are expected to attend the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade.
D.C. music legend Milton "Go-Go Mickey" Freeman, a consistent force in the genre for more than 30 years, will hold his birthday bash at the Howard Theatre on Saturday.
Hugh Masekela will join pianist and educator Geri Allen and Howard University’s award-winning vocal jazz ensemble and former NBC television’s “Sing Off” contestants Traces of Blue in an alumni concert at Cramton Auditorium in Northwest on April 7.
She goes by one name only. Buika. If her name is unfamiliar now, once exposed to her unique vocal style, the name — and her sound — will stick.
When presented the invitation to join forces with the Washington, D.C.-based a capella ensemble Sweet Honey in the Rock, Dr. Ysaye Barnwell, a native New Yorker, said a music career wasn't exactly something she had in mind.
Nearly a decade prior to Jackie Robinson breaking baseball’s color line and more than two decades before Martin Luther King Jr. helped to lead the civil rights movement, an Easter concert in 1939 by Marian Anderson proved to be the ...
The Tom Joyner Fantastic Voyage set sail from Miami earlier last month en route to tropical destinations that included Nassau, Bahamas, St. Thomas USVI and Grand Turks during the 15th year of the radio personality’s signature journey.
Harpo Studios, O, The Oprah Magazine, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and William Morris Endeavor Entertainment announced Thursday the fall 2014 launch of "Oprah’s The Life You Want Weekend," an eight-city arena tour and transformational weekend featuring Winfrey and a team ...
Hollywood's most polarizing power couple has everyone talking again with their upcoming appearance on the cover of Vogue magazine — and true to form, there's both backers and detractors.
The first set of U Street neighborhood venues that will host the D.C. Funk Parade Music Festival on May 3 were announced Wednesday by event organizers.
As part of its centennial celebration, Howard University's music department will host an alumni jazz concert on April 7 at the university's Cramton Auditorium, showcasing the talents of past and present members of Afro Blue, the Howard University Jazz Ensemble ...
A music icon recently brought thousands of students, parents, alumni, and pop music lovers to their feet during a benefit concert.
For the fans of Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in the Washington metropolitan area, the long wait is almost over.