Featured Music Review

Maxi Priest - Easy to Love (2014)

Maxi Priest came to the attention of American ears due to a pair of massive hits, and a third song that reached the Top 20. The first was his solo jam “Close To You,” a number that ruled the airwaves throughout the summer and fall of 1990. The second, “Set the Night to Music,” a duo with Roberta Flack, cam a year later, and then he scored another hit with fellow reggae star Shaggy with “That...

Featured News

Smokey Robinson is one of the greatest soul singers and songwriters ever. It's been over a half century since he entered the lives of music fans with his unique combination of clever poetry and killer hooks, and now he is an artist who is revered by all who came after.

Soul Music Birthdays


July 30

Paul Anka (1941)
Kate Bush (1958)
Robert Clivilles of C&C Music Factory (1964)
Buddy Guy (1936)
David Sanborn (1945)

July 31

Ahmet Ertegun (1923)
Stanley Jordan (1959)

August 1

Chuck D (1960)
Robert Cray (1953)
Jean Wells (1942)

Hot New & Upcoming Releases