Black Music Month

adidas launched its 'Honoring Black Excellence' campaign at the intersection of BHM and WHM with a new doc about pioneering Black women. The post Recap: adidas Launches ‘Honoring Black Excellence’ Campaign Alongside Women Who Create With Purpose appeared first on Black America Web.

As Black History Month gets off to a great start, our chairwoman Cathy Hughes spoke to Inc. about the importance of culture here at Urban ONE. The post Cathy Hughes Tells Inc. Magazine Her Mission With Urban ONE: “I’m In The Black People Business” appeared first on Black America Web.

The singer/rapper cements her place in Hip-Hop as her lone solo album makes history at the 1999 Grammy Awards. The post 1999: Lauryn Hill’s “Miseducation” Wins Big | Black Music Month appeared first on Black America Web.

We take a look back at the obscenity case against the group's "As Nasty As They Wanna Be" album and the impact it made in Hip-Hop. The post 1990: 2 Live Crew’s Fight For Free Speech | Black Music Month appeared first on Black America Web.

Black Music Month

The event consisted of two concerts held simultaneously at Wembley Stadium in London, England, and John F. Kennedy Stadium in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Over 72,000 people attended the event in London while an estimated 100,000 people attended in Philadelphia. The post 1985: Live Aid Brings Attention To Africa appeared first on Black America Web.

Black Music Month

For Black Music Month we discuss the death of Marvin Gaye on April 1st, 1984 in Los Angeles, California The post 1984: Marvin Gaye Dies A Day Before His 45th Birthday appeared first on Black America Web.

Black Music Month

3 and you are at home watching the Merv Griffin Show, watching what would become one of the biggest-selling artists and one of the greatest voices of all time singing “Home” from The Wiz. Griffin would go on to tell the audience “You won’t forget that name — Whitney Houston!” The post 1983: ‘A Star Is Born’ Whitney Houston Debuts On The Merv Griffin Show appeared first on Black America Web.

Black Music Month

Marvin Gaye's album "Here My Dear" is a classic of black music and set a standard that stands to this day. The post 1978: Marvin Gaye Gets Vulnerable With “Hear My Dear” appeared first on Black America Web.

Black Music Month

Natalie's first Grammy win made history when she become the first Black Artist to win Best New Artist at the 18th Annual Grammy Awards. The post 1976: Natalie Cole Makes History, Wins Best New Artist appeared first on Black America Web.

Black Music Month

A moment that made music history happened on March 2, 1974, when Stevie Wonder became the first Black artist to win the Grammy Award for Album of the Year. The post 1974: Stevie Wonder Makes History… Again | Black Music Month appeared first on Black America Web.