The 21-year-old rapper talks about her new mixtape, Symphony Number 9, and putting education first.
Tillman counts the likes of Marvin Gaye and Maxwell among his musical icons.
This week we meet Lady, a soulful duo made up of London-based vocalist Terri Walker and Nicole Wray, whom you may remember as Missy Elliot's protégée.
Watch the Sunday Best runner-up perform her new song "Live Right Now" for ESSENCE.
Watch the rising British soul star perform his hit single, "Alone Together."
The Detroit native weaves her African-American and Mexican roots for a gritty mix of guitar-driven blues, rock and soul
New kid on the block Shamar Forte describes his brand of R&B as mood music.
The South African soul singer performs her song "Rise Again" exclusively for ESSENCE.com.
The Texas-bred singer/songwriter describes her music as an "eclectic brew."
Jazz aficionados are already familiar with the majestic baritone of singer Jose James.
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#MMM #PUFFDADDY http://t.co/HsOPFqQZhp
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Ok just saw #planetoftheapes. I nominate Cesar for Best Actor! #SeriousApeActing
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