Previewing the Provost Lecture with Dr. Guy
Kellie Jones and Guthrie Ramsey Share Thoughts on the Obama Portraits
On Mavis Staples's Principled Restraint and Buoyant Critique
#FreeMeek, the Philadelphia Eagles, and Soundtracking a Fraught Social Moment
Dr Guthrie P. Ramsey to Deliver Provost Lecture on Diversity
Bruno Mars's Big Night Suggests the GRAMMY Awards want to "Stick to Music"
What if Childish Gambino wins the GRAMMY for Album of the Year?
What if Bruno Mars Wins the GRAMMY for Album of the Year?
What if Lorde Wins the GRAMMY for Album of the Year?
What's Going On -- January 18, 2018
What if Jay Z Wins the GRAMMY for Album of the Year?
What if Kendrick Lamar wins the GRAMMY for Album of the Year?
The GRAMMY Nominations Weren't as Great as You Think They Were
"Riddim Analysis": Critical Karaoke and Reggae's Musical Geneaology
A Family Affair: Kellie and Hettie Jones in Conversation at Penn Book Center on Thursday, November 30
MusiQology Gives Thanks: 2017 Edition
Rap's Media Disruption: An (Extra)Ordinary Signpost
#16Bars: The Smithsonian Cypher and Public Pedagogy
The Eight Years In Power Soundtrack: Ta-Nehisi Coates's Musical Influences
What's Going On -- October 26, 2017
All last week the brilliant site, The Feminist Wire, hosted a forum on masculinities. Their forum...
I never expected the Robert Glasper Experiment's project Black Radio to be nominated for a Grammy in the R&B...
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One of the good things about independent films is that they seem to be around at the most convenient...
Guest Writer: R. DiSimone
At the 53rd Annual Grammy’s a few weeks ago, John Legend won best...
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From where is meaning derived in a song, the lyrics or the music? Have...
I can’t fully explain the power of Chuck D’s words from more than twenty years...
I heard that the singer Ledisi would be performing live a few towns over and took my first plunge. Her recordings...
‘And all I care about is sex and violence
A heavy bass line is my kind of silence
Everybody says that...
For some reason, listeners just can’t seem to get enough of improvisation in music. Jazz musicians...