Motown Records Is Its Strongest in Years: How the Legendary Label Got Its Groove Back

Through the Sixties and Seventies, Motown Records was a culture-shifting force: Founded by Berry Gordy in 1959, it became one of the world's most successful black-owned businesses, an independent, trend-setting, discrimination-defying juggernaut. Names like Smokey Robinson,

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Kesha Previews First New Album in Five Years With Triumphant Song ‘Praying’

Kesha unveiled an uplifting new song, "Praying" on Thursday. It's the first new solo song she has released since 2012's Warrior and will be on her forthcoming album Rainbow, out August 11th. Kesha shared the piano ballad with a personal essay about its creation via Lena Dunham's weekly "

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