The Guide to Getting Into Chaka Khan, Funk's Eternal Queen
'Hello Happiness' is Chaka Khan's first album in 12 years. As funk's standard-bearer, her dynamic voice is enough to stand the test of time – and genres.
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Award Shows Are Too Out of Touch to Be Saved
Nights like the VMAs are shrinking in cultural importance, and there’s no turning back.
The Guide to Getting into Aretha Franklin
The iconic singer's catalogue spans more than half a century. Here's where to start.
Aretha Franklin's Sketch of Black Femininity
The iconic musician embodied the trials and tribulations that all black women could relate to, and provided the blueprint to alleviate them.
Aretha Franklin, an Unparalleled Singer and American Icon, Dies at 76
The Queen of Soul died on Thursday morning.
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