More Black Artist Music Recommendations

Here’s part 3 of the Black History Month recommendations from HCCS core member, junior Alex Johnson! But if you haven’t already, check out Kworweinski Lafontant’s post about The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill and Dr. Jordan VanHemert’s post about Art Blakey and Herbie Hancock! Beyoncé I went back and forth on whether or not to include […]

The Legacies of Art Blakey and Herbie Hancock

Jazz is Black American Music. Black Culture and jazz are inextricably linked–so much so that I like to say that when you are a jazz musician, every month is Black History Month. In this post, I am going to highlight two artists of this great art form: Art Blakey (specifically his group, the Jazz Messengers) […]

Review: The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill

Lauryn Hill is one of the greatest rappers of all time, and that’s only a fraction of what she does. She is a soulful singer, a former member of the Fugees, a songwriter and producer, and a woman of faith and values. She’s tied in with reggae roots as well (fun fact: she is Bob […]

Black Artist Music Recommendations: Week 2

Here’s week 2 of Black History Month with more artist recommendations from junior HCCS member, Alex Johnson. But be on the lookout for a special post about Ms. Lauryn Hill from BSU member Kworweinski Lafontant! Cory Henry: Jazz is one of the most influential genres in American music history, and it is a Black art […]

Black Artist Music Recommendations: 2010-2020

February is Black History Month and this year HCCS will be giving you music recommendations each week from Black artists from all-across American History. To kick-off our first week, here are some recommendations from junior HCCS member, Alex Johnson. Kendrick Lamar: Starting off this series is probably my personal favorite artist of all time: Pulitzer-Prize […]