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soulhead is a music lifestyle community which focuses on urban music including new and classic soul, funk, jazz, and progressive electronica.

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Nas's Illmatic Turns 20

Retrospective by Michael A. Gonzales, soulhead, 11 April 2014

WHEN 20-YEAR-OLD MC Nas released his stellar debut Illmatic two decades ago this month, I must've been on the only person on Planet Hip-Hop who ...

Luther Vandross: Make Me Over: On Luther Vandross

Retrospective by Michael A. Gonzales, soulhead, 29 April 2014

THE GREAT SOUL SINGER, producer and interpreter of classic material Luther Vandross would've been sixty-three years old this month. ...

Gil Scott-Heron: Shut 'em Down: Reflections on Ferguson and Gil Scott-Heron

Essay by Michael A. Gonzales, soulhead, 2 December 2014

AFTER THE Michael Brown decision in Ferguson, Missouri last week, amid the expected disgust about the so-called fairness of a legal system that allowed murderous ...

Prince's Around the World in a Day at 30

Retrospective by Michael A. Gonzales, soulhead, 22 April 2015

IN THE SPRING of 1985, there were two types of Prince fans – those who boarded the violet-hued bandwagon years before Purple Rain (both the ...

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