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Benjamin E – Circa ’83

Introducing Benjamin E, a hot new hip hop producer born and raised in San Diego, California. Utilizing a lush, sample-based aesthetic to weave raw, unadulterated Hip Hop instrumentals from grown-ass soul, gritty rock, and nostalgic pop culture, Benjamin E blesses us with his debut album Circa 83. As an infant, the only thing that would… Read more »

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Usher’s New Look Foundation Celebrates 15th Anniversary

Usher Raymond IV recently celebrated the 15th anniversary of his non-profit organization The New Look Foundation in Atlanta, Georgia. Atlanta native Ludacris hosted the star-studded gala, which drew around 450 attendees. Celebrity guest in attendance included director Kenny Leon, boxing icon Sugar Ray Leonard; singers Rico Love, Josh Kauffman, super producer Jermaine Dupri, Blake Shelton,… Read more »

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A Grammy Conversation: The State Of R&B

Last month, The Recording Academy held “A Grammy Conversation” on the current state of R&B music at the West Hollywood Soho House. Quddus hosted the evening and the conversation included five panelists: Music Journalist Gail Mitchell, singer-songwriter/producer Liv Warfield, Grammy-winning producer LaShawn Daniels, eight-time Grammy nominee Ledisi and four-time Grammy nominee Tyrese Gibson. According to… Read more »

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Steven Russell Harts of Troop is Back With A New Single “Shelter

Steven Russell Harts the lead singer of Platinum selling group TROOP has new music out! The R&B crooner is known for writing hits for TROOP, Chris Brown, B2K, Charlie Wilson, Fantasia, Keith Sweat and many more. In addition he has won 3 Grammy awards for his songwriting and production work. Harts recently released “Shelter” the… Read more »

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