Gospel music is defined as a genre of American Protestant music, rooted in the religious revivals of the 19th century, which developed in different directions within the white (European American) and Black (African American) communities of the United States

Urban One Celebrates Black Music Month with the Release of a For The Culture: The History of Black Music Podcast Series Six Music Genres will be highlighted within a Podcast in Recognition of Black Music Month (Washington, DC – June 1, 2021) – In celebration of Black Music Month, Urban One announced today the release […]


Oscar Devereaux Micheaux (January 2, 1884 – March 25, 1951) was an African-American author, film director and independent producer of more than 44 films. Although the short-lived Lincoln Motion Picture Company was the first movie company owned and controlled by black filmmakers, Micheaux is regarded as the first major African-American feature filmmaker, a prominent producer […]

Jekalyn Carr is back with her new single featuring Ashley (Charisse) Makey.

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Snoop Dogg surprised many by releasing his first Gospel album “The Bible Of Love,” and then by reaching the #1 spot on the Gospel albums chart. His current single “Blessing Me Again” features the legendary Rance Allen, and the video is a lot of fun. Take a look at the “Blessing Me Again” in the […]

Deitrick Haddon's fun-filled new music video gives God all the "Glory."

It’s Black Music Month and we’re highlighting local women who are killing the game… This week’s episode of “Local Women in Music” for BMM highlights Talya, a D.C. native who is the music director for 92Q at Radio One – Baltimore. Watch up top as she discusses how she got her start and why music plays […]