The sweet sounds of Mombasa music and other uniquely Kenyan songs played by Jabali Afrika in the Smithsonian's Enid A. Haupt Garden captured listeners' attention.
Producers of a new film based on the incredible life story of James Brown promise to give audiences a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of the legendary "Godfather of Soul."
Michael Bossard, a renowned opera and R&B singer from D.C. who toured with the Coasters, died June 29 after a long battle with liver disease.
The Prince George's Cultural Arts Foundation in collaboration with The Maryland–National Capital Park and Planning Commission will come together for the fifth annual Lake Arbor Jazz Festival in July.
Few people can say that they’ve been on the same job for 30 years. But when the time has been spent in realizing a dream, the accomplishment becomes even more satisfying.
Going across 110th Street will never be the same.
Bobby Womack, the R&B icon whose singing and guitar play influenced artists from the Rolling Stones to 50 Cent, has died. He was 70.
Like fine wine, Prince gets better with time.
Actor Hill Harper visited the District earlier this month to announce that he's bringing his “Manifest Your Destiny Foundation” to the city for a special program.
Among both ardent supporters and detractors, there's one thing unmistakable about Michael Jackson: He's still the undisputed "King of Pop."
Ruby Dee, who died on June 12, at her home in New Rochelle, New York, had quite the fan base and many admirers around the world.
Pack a bag; grab a blanket and take some time off from work, that’s the advice from Sunny Sumter, the executive director of the DC Jazz Festival which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year.
Legendary actor and civil rights activist Ruby Dee died Wednesday in her New York home. She was 91.
There aren’t many ways to describe the unlikely coming together of Chuck Brown, "The Godfather of Go-Go," and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
Lil' Kim, rap's self-proclaimed "Queen Bee," has become a mom for the first time at age 38.