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Interview: Allen Stone

Interview: Allen Stone

As I enter a small artist guest house backstage at the Bank of American Pavilion in Boston, I walk into a room of people drinking beers and catching up on old times. I look towards the couch and there is this bearded and long haired gentleman who just finished tearing down the stage. This gentleman […]

Toni Braxton Loses Settlement

Toni Braxton Loses Settlement

“Ooops, I Did It Again” is a song we are used to hearing from pop star Britney Spears. Unfortunately for Toni Braxton, now she is the one singing this tune without excitement or back up dancers. What did Toni do? She has filed for bankruptcy, for the second time, loosing rights to 27 songs in […]

Where Are They Now: Charlie Wilson

Where Are They Now: Charlie Wilson

Charlie Wilson’s career has spanned five decades. In the late 70s, Charlie and his brothers Ronnie and Robert hit the charts for the first time as the Gap Band with their album The Gap Band featuring the hits “I’m In Love” and “Shake”. The Gap Band had it’s greatest success in the 80s as Charlie […]

Nicole Henry Live In Studio

Nicole Henry Live In Studio

When asked about the affinity many have towards sad music, Nicole Henry says, “I’d hate to say that you have to be in pain to feel stuff… but it’s true.” Henry continued by mentioning the positive response she gets from her audience when she sings up-tempo songs, adding, “that’s the thing about jazz: you can […]

Where Are They Now: The Temptations

Where Are They Now: The Temptations

When it comes to music, there are few groups that can be defined as legend. One of those is without a doubt The Temptations. Formed in 1960, The Temptations are one of the most successful music groups of all time having sold tens of millions of records to date. The group is noted for its […]

Where Are They Now: Tower of Power

Where Are They Now: Tower of Power

If it came down to deciding who were some of the greatest R&B, soul, and funk bands of all time , at the “TOP” is where you would find the Tower of Power –formerly known as The Motowns. They have been performing since 1968 and hailed straight out of Oakland, California. What sets them apart […]

WERS at Night: Juneteenth Playlist

WERS at Night: Juneteenth Playlist

On June 19th, 1865, General Gordon Granger and 200 Union troops arrived in Galveston Texas to take control of the state and enforce the emancipation proclamation. Granger made an announcement that slavery had been abolished. This was seen as the actual end to slavery. Since then, Juneteenth is a holiday celebrating the announcement to slaves […]

“Let The Blunt Go” by Chris Brown

“Let The Blunt Go” by Chris Brown

New song from Chris Brown, “Let The Blunt Go” rose to number one on hotnewhiphop.com reaching 76,180 Views on the website the first week. It is totally different from his style when he first debuted as a young 16-year-old boy hitting the music industry hard. Brown was the first male artist to climb to the top of the […]

Billie Holiday: “Strange Fruit”

Billie Holiday: “Strange Fruit”

February is African American Heritage Month and WERS AT NIGHT is honoring one artist or one song every day this month that helped contribute to social consciousness, political responsibility, or civil rights. At WERS, we believe that these songs are always bigger than just entertainment; music can be used to drive a movement or even […]

Marvin Gaye: “What’s Going On?”

Marvin Gaye: “What’s Going On?”

February is African American Heritage Month and WERS AT NIGHT is honoring one artist or one song every day this month that helped contribute to social consciousness, political responsibility, or civil rights. At WERS, we believe that these songs are always bigger than just entertainment; music can be used to drive a movement or even […]

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WERS News Wins 11 Associated Press Student Awards

Congratulations to WERS News on winning 11 AP awards this year

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