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Get To Know These Talented Black Women Musicians

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OSHUN

Niambi Sala and Thandiwe, both 19, make up the Neo-Soul/Hip Hop duo Oshun. “The name OSHUN is homage to a Yoruba river deity (Osun) and her sisters (Yemoja and Oya) who all represent elements of femininity and … Read More

Get To Know This Wonderful Singer-Songwriter, Lydia Rene

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Fresh and Fabulous, Lydia Rene

Neo-Soul Artist Lydia Rene brings a fresh perspective to the genre. Ms. Rene recounts how one of her major influences was neo-soul Queen, Jill Scott.  Yet, Lydia’s sound is truly all her own. If you … Read More

See This Insightful Documentary – Ritmos Negros del Perú

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See Ritmos Negros del Peru

Ritmos Negros del Perú is a lovely documentary by filmmakers Florent Wattelier, Sonia Barousse and Hugo Massa. Sadly, many people are not aware there is a population of African descendants in Peru. This … Read More

FKA Twigs New Video – Glass & Patron Revisits Voguing

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FKA Twigs Releases Glass & Patron 

An official Youtube Music Awards Selection for 2015, Glass & Patron was also directed by FKA Twigs. In her unusual ethereal style she brings a modern twist to voguing, with … Read More

FKA Twigs Releases – Pendulum

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FKA Twigs Releases – Pendulum

British artist and musician, FKA Twigs has released another visually provocative video. She directed the most recent release for the single, Pendulum. Check it out below.

To hear more, you can order the new album … Read More

Chloe and Halle Bailey Cover “Strange Fruit” In Memory of Michael Brown

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Chloe and Halle Bailey Cover “Strange Fruit” In Memory of Mike Brown

Chloe and Halle Bailey are two lovely and talented sisters from Atlanta. They are always a joy to watch. Whenever finger waving elders launch into another … Read More

Lifetime Releases Trailer for Whitney Houston Biopic

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Lifetime’s Whitney True Story – First Look

Legions of Twitter users have the their mean little fingers perched above the keyboard ready to rain down snark and ridicule on another Lifetime biopic or True Story. The … Read More

Stevie Wonder Speaks Out About Ferguson & The Garner Verdict

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“We Need to Fix This With A Quickness”

Stevland Hardaway Morris also known as Stevie Wonder spoke the words below at a recent concert in Seattle. At the beginning of a rendition of his 1973 hit … Read More

Watch Somi’s “Brown Round Things”

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Somi’s “Brown Round Things”

An MBL friend and favorite, Somi has had a wonderful 2014. Earlier this year she released her first major-label album, The Lagos Music Salon, in the United States. It quickly rose to #1 on the … Read More

Kayte Grace Releases “My Love & The Ocean”

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Kayte Grace’s Latest Release

Vibrant and soulful, Kayte Grace has long been a favorite of MBL. We have eagerly followed her musical journey. Her unique sound pulses through her latest release, “My Love and The Ocean”.

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