“Empire” Star Jamal Smollett still a social sctivist

Before he was Jamal Lyon, the sensitive, talented gay son of drug dealer-turned-music mogul on the hit television show, “Empire,” Jussie Smollett, was a social activist.

Md. native, recent graduate, wins McDonald’s Lovin’ Video Competition

A series of exciting events began to unfold in Richard T. Fields’ life in May and June of this year. Although the 26-year-old recently earned his master of fine arts degree (MFA) in Film and Electronic Media from American University ...

Indie Soul: 'Caught Up' by Shannon Holmes

For my hip-hop heads “Caught Up” by Shannon Holmes is for you.

Beyoncé, Ed Sheeran lead MTV Video Music Awards nominees

The nominees are in for the MTV 2015 Video Music Awards, which will feature Miley Cyrus as host.

Indie Soul Stage: Usha Tyson stars in 'Ms. Brown'

Usha Tyson has been successful in the Baltimore theater scene performing in stage plays from local writers and directors. The last couple of years she has been part of “Humdadao” a play produced and written by Baltimore’s very own Donnie ...

Indie Soul Music: Tori Kelly

If you caught the 2015 BET Music Awards Show a few weeks ago when the show paid tribute to Smokey Robinson, the stage opened up with a female vocalist standing on the stage with her guitar.

RAMBLING ROSE: Great entertainment returns to Baltimore!

Hello everyone, I am so excited to know that there are new venues opening up for live entertainment and old venues are revamping by bringing in live entertainment. I tell you folks, there is nothing like live musicians and singers ...

Indie Soul Spotlight: J. Anthony Brown

The one and only “take no prisoners” comedian, J. Anthony Brown recently performed at the Baltimore Comedy Club to make audiences laugh and to announce his new radio show called appropriately the “J. Anthony Brown Radio Show.”

WANN radio’s history becomes part of Smithsonian exhibit

There was an era when playing black music on the radio was nearly forbidden, but the late Morris H. Blum was not deterred.

German Artist, Dominic Marin, returns for Solo Exhibit, in Baltimore

The exhibit which is open and free to the public will be held at the Eubie Blake Cultural Center, 847 North Howard Street, with an opening reception on Saturday, July 18 , 7 - 9 p.m.

Rejoice Musical Soulfood launches edgy inspirational program "The Coko and Cory Radio Show" featuring Coko from SWV and her manager Cory Taylor

Rejoice Musical Soulfood launches edgy inspirational program "The Coko and Cory Radio Show" featuring Coko from SWV and her manager Cory Taylor

Indie Soul: Summer shows to watch

It’s summer time and that means your favorite shows are on hiatus but here is your chance to check out some great shows.

Baltimore Caribbean Carnival 2015

Capture the sounds, sights, and tastes of the Caribbean at the 34th annual Baltimore Caribbean Carnival parade and festival on Saturday, July 11 and Sunday, July 12, 2015.

Indie Soul Book and Interview: ‘This Ain’t What You Want’ by Jabar

When the Baltimore riots happened, I was immediately contacted by author Jabar who told me his book, “This Ain’t What You Want,” would be a great read for adults, but especially our youth of today.

Indie Soul Music Review: Saun & Starr 'Look Closer'

Radio is definitely missing out on some great music this summer. Next up for Indie Soul is a review of the debut album debut from some real soul sistas; Saun & Starr.