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Curtis Mayfield

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  • Middle management

    Sometimes it's the most profound part of a song, or the moment that interrupts a narrative's confident surface. Often, it's a backing up, a taking stock, a few seconds of reflection, poignant or even painful. The bridge -- also known as the "middle-...
  • 'Pops' Staples; leader of the chart-topping Staple Singers

    Roebuck "Pops" Staples, who led his family vocal group, the Staple Singers, from gospel music into the forefront of socially conscious rhythm & blues and to the top of the pop music charts, died Tuesday in Chicago. He was 84. Staples suffered a...
  • (1989) Striking Tales of Black Frustration and Pride Shake the Pop Mainstream

    (1989) Striking Tales of Black Frustration and Pride Shake the Pop Mainstream
    Rap music is not polite. It's a noisy 'n' crude attack on mainstream sensibilities that has even liberal-minded adults who were raised on the rebellious, outlaw beat of Little Richard and the Rolling Stones asking themselves, "What happened to real music?...
  • The saga of Snoop Doggy Dogg

    Sitting in a West Los Angeles recording studio, just around the corner from the police station where he was booked as an accomplice to murder, gangsta rapper Snoop Doggy Dogg has two important dates on his mind. On Nov. 23, Interscope Records will...