Black Star Rising & the Purple Reign will honor the two icons with a series of talks and performances.
The festival spot is A Tribe Called Quest’s first announced performance since 2013.
The nonpartisan celebration will also include appearances from Esperanza Spalding, Alice Walker, and more.
The eccentric music reporter shares some vintage clips from the archives.
The Issey Miyake-inspired look gets reinterpreted for TV.
Diana Ross, Teyana Taylor, John Legend, and Chaka Khan are also slated to perform at the festival’s 23rd iteration in July.
“Calling all musicians in New Orleans and the surrounding areas!”
Physical versions of the album and accompanying art book will be rolled out over the coming weeks.
This week we turned to music for different reasons. These are the songs that helped us heal and inspired us to get to work.
The singer-songwriter will perform cuts from her newest album, A Seat At The Table.
The rapper unofficially remixes a song he says has the “sound of forever.”
Some insight into the process behind the looks from “Cranes” and “Don’t Touch My Hair.”
She drove from New Orleans to New Mexico, cherry-picking the best spots along the way.
There are also classic dance clips of some of music’s most legendary auntie queens.