Check Out And Support My Homegirl Zuleika And Her EP — The Chocolate Bag

Zuleika - The Chocolate Bag

Zuleika, one of my people from back in my days at North Carolina A&T, has just put released “The Chocolate Bag” E.P. Check it out. Order it. Download it. Support a fellow Aggie! It’s just a buck! Simple (sample) by Zuleika  this track is about how i see myself and how i observe so many young people that i work with. More...

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By David Gaines On Saturday, July 14th, 2012

Who is YahZarah? And Did She Just Remix a Prince Classic!?

Tonight I did something I haven’t done in years. Even as I was doing it, I was hesitant that I was making a wise decision. I mean, it’s the 21st century, and I like to think that I’m keeping up More...

By David Gaines On Sunday, January 16th, 2011

Meaning Behind Prince’s “I Would Die 4 U”

Many, many, many, many years ago, my homeboy Daz asked me to dub a mix tape [yes, a cassette tape; it was that long ago!] with Prince’s best slow jams. I did, back then thinking I was Prince’s More...

By David Gaines On Sunday, December 19th, 2010

Prince Comes To The Big Apple

Christmas came a week early this year! Out of the blue a few months ago, Prince announced some concert dates, and being a Prince fan since I was old enough to listen to him, it was an obligation to be there. More...

By David Gaines On Wednesday, January 2nd, 2008

Starting the Year With C-Note, Chuck Brown & Five-0

A friend of mine asked a friend of hers what was go go. He didn’t know exactly, but being studious, he did do some research. [Research?] Well, whatever he did, his final answer was it’s like jazz on More...