Black music is not only a thread in the fabric of African-American history, over time it has shaped many of the pop culture moments we see across societies.
This week’s edition of The Playlist is all about expressing your feelings
Music is in good hands thanks to Soulection’s head honcho and these wonderful artists.
The former frontman of Electric Wire Hustle joins Essence to give props to music's best wordsmiths.
Despite the chaos outside, the popular quintet shares tunes meant for a fresh start.
The living icon blesses music lovers with a gratitude-filled playlist that encourages us to stay positive.
The unsung legend checks in with ESSENCE after death rumors counted her out. But the "I Try" singer is very much still here and happy.
We may win big at the upcoming Grammys on January 31
"The subject matter is exactly where I am right now in life. I’m very happy with my life," said to ESSENCE.
'Stay / Stay Meditation / You And I' is the country-soul mystic’s first release in three years.
EarthGang's WowGr8 and Olu offer up songs of testimony as a celebration of Black lives and music for ESSENCE's The Playlist.
The streaming platform is taking this month to amplify R&B icons, like Toni Braxton and John Legend, and newcomers with exclusive playlists and more.
This week's theme centers around music yuh waan flap a wing to in time for Labor Day weekend.
By co-curating The Playlist, this hot new artist selects contagious bops that are good for your DNA.
This newly minted Motown artist, who’s been dubbed Germany’s queen of soul, delivers retro vibes in new video.
Terrace Martin, Robert Glasper, Kamasi Washington and 9th Wonder join ESSENCE for a dinner party-inspired playlist not to miss
A look back at the radio format its creator Cathy Hughes and legendary host Melvin Lindsey revolutionized 40 years ago