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Ella Fitzgerald: First Lady of Song

Ella Fitzgerald: First Lady of Song

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 […]

Beres Hammond

Beres Hammond

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 […]

Missy Elliott

Missy Elliott

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 […]

Mixtape Mahem: Raekwon

Mixtape Mahem: Raekwon

Wu-Tang Clan’s own Raekwon recently dropped a 12 song EP titled Lost Jewlry in anticipation of his album F.I.L.A. (Fly International Luxurious Art), which will be released sometime in 2013. As usual, Raekwon delivers with his raps, keeping a high standard of rhyming and smooth delivery. The project also sticks to familiar subject matter for […]

Youssou N’Dour

Youssou N’Dour

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 […]

Tupac: “2Pacalypse Now”

Tupac: “2Pacalypse Now”

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 […]

Dead Prez: “Let’s Get Free”

Dead Prez: “Let’s Get Free”

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 […]

Mariami Releases New Videos

Mariami Releases New Videos

As part of the Nanina live sessions, Mariami will release a new acoustic performance video every Monday during February. Here is the second video in the series featuring a performance of the song “Rain Man.” Check out this one and the one from last week titled “Black and White” Watch “Rain Man” HERE. Watch “Black […]

Toots and the Maytals: “54-46”

Toots and the Maytals: “54-46”

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 […]

Lil’ Wayne Lyric Controversy

Lil’ Wayne Lyric Controversy

Imagine sitting down at your computer, during Black History Month, and hearing the latest Lil’ Wayne remix of Future’s “Karate Chop”. Imagine you’re a family member of Emmitt Till, a 14yr. old black boy who was beat to death in 1955 for whistling with a white woman. Now imagine you hear this lyric: “Beat that […]

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