ALA.NI is an official ambassador of The Emmett Till Legacy Foundation, which supports the campaign to seek justice for Till.

Today, ALA.NI (above right) released her video for the Adrian Younge-produced single “Lament for Emmett Till” (Amazon Original).

The video was directed by ALA.NI and animated by...

Writing about the song and its themes of struggle and perseverance Banton remarks, “No matter the obstacle - we rise, we stand,

This week, Buju Banton released a new Amazon Original track “Buried Alive (acoustic),” an acoustic performance of a track originally featured on his recent album Upside Down 2020.



BSN had the pleasure of conversing with the incomparable MAXI...

Give Thanks follows the Black Violin’s 2019 full-length 'Take The Stairs,' which debuted in the top ten

Black Violin, the classical-meets-hip-hop duo of Kev Marcus and Wil Baptiste, announced 'Give Thanks,' their debut holiday album out November 20th.

“Give Thanks employs playful...

Legendary Soul Man Sam Moore turned 85 Monday and is celebrated this week by many of his colleagues.

The Legendary "Soul Man" Sam Moore turned 85 Monday and is celebrated this week by many of his colleagues.

Moore was initially set to be honored with an all-star tribute concert, but...

Black Violin has performed at the Oscars Governors Ball, on The Today Show, and on Access Daily.

Today, Black Violin, the classical-meets-hip-hop duo of Kev Marcus and Wil Baptiste, released a new video for “Impossible Is Possible.”

The song is taken from Black Violin’s new album...

“This thank you mission is just that. A way for all of us to say thank you to artists like Causion

Reggae lovers are in for a treat this Saturday, October 10, 2020 as Antigua and Barbuda’s Reggae Ambassador Gregory “Causion” Bailey will be performing in an hour-long television special, produced...

Apollo Music Café will present a streaming presentation featuring Stout

Tonight, the Apollo Music Café  will present a streaming presentation featuring Connecticut-born musical and singing sensation Stout starting at 9 PM ET.

As an artist whose name evokes...

One of the killers, Dennis Lobban, turned himself into the Kingston Police only days later

[Weekend Black Star News]

On Friday, September 11, 1987, one of Reggae's most brilliant and militant musicians, Peter Tosh, (born Winston Hubert McIntosh) the man who was a founding member...

Future, who received 6 nominations. Lil Baby who received 4 nods. Beyoncé, DJ Khaled, Travis Scott, and Mustard each received

BET announces the nominees for the 15th annual “Hip Hop Awards,” honoring the past year in hip hop music across 17 categories. The BET Hip Hop Awards is set to premiere on Tuesday, October 27,...

Reggae Pon Park - Unveiling A Bob Marley Plaque In A South London Park

Reggae Pon Park - Unveiling A Bob Marley Plaque In A South London Park And Campaign To Name An East London Park's Square After An Africa-Focused Reggae Charity Concert.

Last night, racism...

Kenya has worked with renowned Caribbean and American producers such as Jason Farmer, Renan Harrigan, Bambu Station, Dean Pond,

“I’m of royalty and I make no apology,” the boom sound by Kenya Eugene which also features her big sister, Roots Reggae Empress Dezarie on the single "Inner Light."

Kenya follows in her...

The Wailers

Friday, iconic and legendary band, The Wailers, drop the music video for their current single, “Philosophy Of Life” featuring Paul Anthony.

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Hip Hop 4 Peace

The Universal Hip Hop Museum this week announced the celebrity and activist lineup for a global live stream Hip Hop peace celebration, “Hip Hop 4 Peace,” which will take place on Monday, September...

Reggae Icon “Toots” Hibbert

VP Records joins family, friends and fans as we collectively mourn the passing of Reggae icon Frederick Nathaniel ‘Toots’ Hibbert. He was 77.

Toots first became widely known in 1966 for his...


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