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"It is a tremendous honor to even be considered for this very prestigious award," said Miranda in a statement. "To win today for Hamilton is beyond my wildest dreams."

President Obama will speak with Evan Smith, CEO & Editor in Chief of The Texas Tribune, to discuss the state of civic engagement in this day and age. They will focus on how technology can help overcome global issues. At a separate SXSW event, FLOTUS will talk about her Let Girls Learn initiative.

Jazz saxophonist Najee recently joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to talk about his career in music and his new album, Me, You and Forever. Melody Charles…

Ever since Al Jarreau and George Duke met in 1965 it was obvious that the two had established a true connection like no other. Jarreau’s  new album is…

E. Russell Smith was a gangster and entrepreneur that carried the club scene of Seattle, Washington during the 1920’s. Nicknamed “Noodles,” Smith was known to…

  Robert Glasper was not a stranger to The Grammys, but this night in February of 2013 was a little different. Three years prior, the…

Jazz musician George Duke has passed away at the age of 67. Fans and friends in the industry are greatly saddened by the news.

Jazzy R&B singer Chrisette Michele has a brand new CD out called “Better” and she’s currently on tour with Mary J. Blige. The Tom Joyner…

Ben Tucker was a well-known musician in Savannah, Georgia who stood tall with his bass he named “Bertha”, an instrument Tucker claims to be 240…

This is a sad day for Jazz music and Hip-Hop music. The legendary trumpeter Donald Byrd passed away on February 4, but his nephew confirmed his death today. Amoeba reports that Byrd’s nephew, musician Alex Bugnon, took to Facebook to confirm the rumors of death, which had been circulating for several days. “I have no more patience for […]

With it being such a beautiful day how could you not take the opportunity to get out and enjoy it:) Here are a few things that I’ve discovered to do today: It’s the National American Legion Convention in Indianapolis with all sorts of events including a parade today from 4-6:30p on Pennsylvania, OHio and Meridian […]

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