So, what do Stevie Wonder, Prince, and Michael Jackson have in common? Aside from being musical geniuses, they also witnessed the pure talent and emotion of saxophonist Mike Phillips. With 20 years in the game, he is one of the most talented artists in the world of Jazz. In this exclusive interview with Foxy’s Karen […]

Okay, we can all attest to the power that Janet Jackson possesses in her music… but we didn’t know it was THIS powerful! Apparently, there is a certain song in her iconic catalog that can cause certain Windows laptops to crash. Seriously! Let us explain. In a recent blog post, Microsoft’s principal software engineer Raymond Chen […]

Jazz in the Square is a free concert series presented by Downtown Raleigh Alliance. It takes place in Moore Square, 200 S Blount Street, Raleigh, on select Thursdays from September 1st to October 13th, 2022. The events start at 6 p.m. At each show there will also be food and beverage vendors. You’re welcome to also […]

Epic Records India Shawn stops by Urban One's Virtual Vibes lounge for an exclusive performance of her single, "Exchange."

This summer, residents can catch a movie and/or groove to music at the Rock the Park Concert and Movie Series sponsored by Durham Parks and Recreation (DPR). The series is free and open to the public.   The concerts are held in various parks from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. and the movies will be held […]

The North Carolina Symphony partners with The Concert Truck to bring music directly to communities October 6 through 9, 2021, including five outdoor events with audiences able to maintain social distance while enjoying the live performances. Concerts are free to the public and families are welcome to attend. Musicians from the North Carolina Symphony, along […]

Lizzo made her mom cry, but in the best possible way! The talented performer posted a video over the weekend where she revealed a new wardrobe for her mother, Shari Johnson-Jefferson. The video shows the two walking into a room full of clothes. Lizzo then asks her mother, “You like these clothes?” Her mother looks […]

Durham Parks and Recreation (DPR) will be rocking some parking lots this summer! Come on out and enjoy outdoor socially distanced concerts. Bring your chairs and sit in the marked spaces provided. Saturday, August 14* 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Gates open at 5 p.m. Southern High School Parking Lot, 800 Clayton Road Sajaso Salsa, Jazz, and […]

Who anticipated Glenn Close doing “Da Butt” at the Oscars, shouting out EU, Sugar Bear and the DMV? NONE OF US. But it happened! There was a segment during the awards show with a trivia vibe. Questlove played a snippet of a song and attendees in the audience were asked if the song was Oscar-nominated, […]

We all remember the first single, Till The Cops Come Knocking. It was a mix of a little Marvin Gaye, maybe some Prince and a touch of….something new. In April of 1996, we got our first taste of Maxwell with his debut Urban Hang Suite.The release quickly became a classic and the accolades the album has […]

In case you’re wondering what Barack Obama listens to in the shower, he wants you to know. “I sing in the shower, I sing outside of the shower. I am unembarrassed about singing,” he said while laughing. “My daughters and my wife sometimes roll their eyes.” Don’t be surprised by the number of Bruce Springsteen […]

The new Queen of Twitter jumped on the platform yesterday to answer some fan questions including: Why she takes Raid on stage, what album had her in her bag and why she stalked Sidney Poitier.       Facebook: The Karen Clark Instagram: @TheKarenClark Twitter/Snapchat: @The_KarenClark YouTube: The Karen Clark