“Mary J. Blige was glorious and gutsy.”
Mary J Blige
From the godmother of punk Patti Smith, to live treasures such as Vintage Trouble, check out our list of Bluesfest sideshows not to miss!
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The Queen of R&B is coming back.
And it’s heavy on R&B and soul.
“Tell me is it wrong//To want a little change?”
Jimmy Iovine has had a real face palm moment on morning television while explaining Apple Music curated playlists.
Soulfest 2015 will no longer go ahead, with promoters pulling the plug due to poor ticket sales. Organisers of the event have released a statement, explaining that this year’s festival and associated sideshows have all been cancelled, in the wake of fears the company would suffer massive financial losses otherwise. The R&B, hip-hop and soul
Say hello to Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama, feminist and First Lady of funky town. Mrs. POTUS has teamed up with streaming juggernaut Spotify to curate a playlist of “lady power” themed bangerz to help mark International Day Of The Girl. The United Nations-designated holiday – observed on Sunday, 11th October – is designed to promote
UPDATE 14/10/15: Due to poor ticket sales, Soulfest 2015 and all related sideshows have been cancelled. Brisbane may be missing out on Soulfest 2015 but the organisers have lined-up a sweet consolation with a bunch of huge sideshows. Three sideshows have been locked in with Mary J. Blige, Ms Lauryn Hill and Black Star all
Hold onto your butts hip-hop fans, because the first lineup announcement for Soulfest 2015 has just dropped. The October festival of rap and neo-soul will be headed up by the queen of hip-hop herself, Mary J. Blige, along with Jill Scott and De La Soul. Also gracing the bill will be the Gap Band’s Charlie
It seems to be absolutely pissing down with major festival announcements today. Around the same time as the monster Splendour in the Grass lineup dropped, another internationally-renowned festival revealed more of its secrets for 2015. Glastonbury has unveiled a gargantuan bill of 75 acts, who will join previously-announced headliners Kanye West and Foo Fighters at
Don’t call it a comeback, but Mary J Blige has cut her illest album in years. For The London Sessions, the Queen of hip-hop soul set up camp in the UK, collaborating with everybody from the nu-garage Disclosure to soulsters Sam Smith and Emile Sandé to urban producer Naughty Boy. It all started when Blige
Having previously collaborated with two of the UK’s brightest contemporary musical talents, Mary J Blige has hooked up with Disclosure and singer Sam Smith once again on new track Right Now. The track is the first taste of her new album, The London Sessions, which was co-produced by the EDM duo. Earlier this year, Blige
Florence and the Machine frontwoman Florence Welch is going to have a hard time topping this recent high. During one of their super-talked-about 50th celebration shows, The Rolling Stones were joined on stage by the songstress, who added her flare to Gimme Shelter. Sure Welch has previously teamed up with heavyweights such as Josh Homme
The recently deceased hip hop icon Nate Dogg is set to live on. It has been announced today that the rapper’s posthumous album titled Nate Dogg: It’s a Wonderful Life is an anthology of previously unheard material featuring some of the biggest names in the game. According to All Hip Hop, the tracklisting includes the
Beyoncé? Rihanna? Sure they’re incredible, but the queen of R&B and urban soul Mary J. Blige still wears the crown. She’s even watching her throne by boldly releasing an album in the same week as the unstoppable Rihanna. Mary has been here for years since she asked What’s The 411 through when she sang about