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(WEAA) Neo-Soul singer, songwriter India Arie with her positive self image lyrics has empowered many women and girls of color. 

 Multiple Grammy Award nominations with four wins, India's songs have become today's movement music, including a tribute to civil rights pioneers Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks and others. Hear her story!

  

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(WEAA) Lisa Fischer, "How Can I Ease the Pain” Grammy award-winning vocalist and former back-up singer for Luther Vandross, Tina Tuner and Sting. The soulful artist also toured with The Rolling Stones for more than a decade. Hear her story on “Spotlight On Women in Music” with Mykel Hunter.

(WEAA) Motown's voice of the 60's, known for notable duets with Marvin Gaye.

Hear Tammi Terrell's story on "Spotlight on Women in Music" with Mykel Hunter.

  

  

(BALTIMORE, MD) In this week's "Spotlight on Women in Music", Mykel Hunter is honoring the London-based singer- songwriter Lianne La Havas. 

For more on Lianne La Havas, click here. 

In this week's "Spotlight on Women in Music", Mykel Hunter is honoring singer, songwriter Gloria Estefan.

Performing in the pandemic, by zoom, drive-in and doorstep

Dec 24, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — During the pandemic, the entertainment world has trudged on, by streaming, zooming and improvising.

But its in-person soul was nearly snuffed out, and with it a lifeblood of human connection.

The pandemic has upended entertainment industries, driving thousands out of work, reshaping time-tested institutions and accelerating digital transformations.

For the arts, a year of isolation and social distancing goes against nature.

(WEAA) Actor, producer and storyteller Tim Reid joined Robert Shahid Tuesday on WEAA 88.9 to discuss his new network, "Legacy of a People". 

The network will showcase content for, by and about the African diaspora. 

(BALTIMORE, MD) In this week's Spotlight on Women in Music, Mykel Hunter is honoring singer and songwriter Ella Mai. 

He Was An Architect

Dec 22, 2020

In my undergraduate studies I was able to take two courses from the architecture major. We learned a lot about design, cultivated attention to the built environment. My professors emphasized imagining things as they could be, if only we had the fortitude and verve to bring those things we sensed with our imagination into being. I loved it.

Jay-Z's Roc Nation forms book publisher with Random House

Dec 15, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — A decade after publishing his memoir “Decoded,” Jay-Z is forming a more lasting partnership with the book industry.

Roc Nation, the entertainment company founded by Jay-Z, is starting an imprint with Random House called Roc Lit 101.

In a joint announcement Tuesday, Random House and Roc Nation promised “books at the dynamic intersection of entertainment and genre-defying literature.”

Spotlight on Women in Music: Gwen Guthrie

Dec 14, 2020

Jazz Master of the Month: Sean Jones

Dec 11, 2020

Spotlight on Women in Music: Kamala Harris

Dec 9, 2020

In this week's Spotlight on Women in Music, we are honoring Vice President- elect Kamala Harris. 

Chuck Loeb, Guitarist and Composer, Dies at 61

Aug 1, 2017

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