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Music News & Reviews

Saba creates like there's no time to waste

Saba's music holds two seemingly opposite ideas – tragedy and triumph – in close proximity. There are moments when Saba has to step back and appreciate that he is a part of making history, a key player in a great era for Chicago hip-hop dominated by a new wave of MCs and producers. But he is also part of a generation decimated by urban violence and a sense that the Civil Rights struggles of the '60s were not the dawning of a new, more enlightened America, but a prelude to the struggles and bloodshed to come.

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Gospel singer extraordinaire Shirley Caesar talks about "greens, beans, potatoes and tomatoes"

The multiple Grammy Award winner was shocked when excerpts of her "Hold My Mule" recording during a sermon were re-mixed and became an online sensation.
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Gospel singer extraordinaire Shirley Caesar talks about 2:25

Gospel singer extraordinaire Shirley Caesar talks about "greens, beans, potatoes and tomatoes"

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The Magic of Moogfest

Chris Cornell's final performance of Black Hole Sun before his death 0:26

Chris Cornell's final performance of Black Hole Sun before his death

Grammy Awards 2017: Beyonce's Incredible Performance 1:00

Grammy Awards 2017: Beyonce's Incredible Performance