Coming out of the turbulent 1960’s a new sound of social consciousness and protest began to emanate from radios all across the country. Whether it was the Hot Buttered Southern Flavored variety or a more sophisticated citified creation Soul was the order of the day at the dawn of the decade.

As with all creative movements, there was much more in store for the 1970’s – from the bands getting larger, the songs getting longer and new forms of the music like – Funk, Reggae and the oft-maligned Disco holding sway. However, no one was prepared for what the end of the decade would bring… a new music would be birthed from the urban experience.

Black Music Honors Red Carpet [Photos]

The 2022 Black Music Honors live taping was held at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre on Thursday May 19th.

The show was co-hosted by LeToya Luckett and DeRay Davis

Chris Jasper – “For The Love Of You”

Today being Mr. Jasper's birthday we thought it nothing less than apropos to post his timeless classic written during his tenure with the legendary Isley Brothers - "For The Love Of You". This soothing re-imagining of a classic from the composer himself is the calm we need to listen to in the 2020 storm.

3×3 BTG Podcast: 40 yrs of “Triumph” w/special guest Matthew Allen

This wide-ranging discussion gives historical and cultural context that seeks to place "Triumph" in its proper place in the canon of Jacksons music but also music in general.

Music Makes Me Cry and I Don’t Think I Can Stop

All I had to do is to look at the names involved on this clip and I instantly murmured to myself "Don't play with me."

#NowPlaying “I Can’t Help It” Mike Blankenship feat. Sy Smith

#Growns check out this funky and fresh new take on the MJ, Stevie penned classic "I Can't Help It" from pianist/keyboardist Mike Blankenship feat. vocalist extraordinaire Sy Smith.

#SoulfulSaturday: “Didn’t I (Blow Your Mind This Time)

This week #SoulfulSaturday revives a "Mind-Blowing" Soul classic, along with some infamous covers.

#SoulfulSaturday – “Midnight Train To Georgia” Gladys Knight & The Pips

#SoulfulSaturday celebrates 45 years of a GFM-Certified signature classic, the worldly successful record "Midnight Train To Georgia".