Black Music Month

Born Prince Roger’s Nelson but widely known as Prince, the Artist Formerly Known as Prince or Love Symbol #2; Prince was born and raised in Minneapolis Minnesota and came from a lineage of musicians. Prince had a love of sports and music at a young age and wrote his first song called ‘Funk Machine’ at […]

Beyonce Giselle Knowles-Carter was born in Houston Texas on September 4th, 1981 to hairdresser and salon owner Tina Knowles and businessman Matthew Knowles.  She had a dream and a talent for singing that her parents recognized early on.  Beyonce started her journey to greatness at the tender age of eight after auditioning for a group […]

Kenneth ‘Babyface’ Edmonds has written over twenty-six number one R&B hits so far throughout his career and we don’t think he’s done yet!  Babyface got his name from funk king Bootsy Collins in the late 70s while playing for him because of his youthful look.  Early on in his career Babyface join the groups After […]

Jill Scott busted into the music industry with a huge first release Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1 in 2000 right in the midst of the neo-soul movement.  Scott grew up in a single parent household in Philadelphia and was known for her poetic talent and writing abilities gaining her the nickname […]

June is Black Music Month and Magic 95.5 will be counting down the top 25 R&B artists of all time plus featuring many other in celebration!

June is Black Music Month and we are featuring talented women in the industry from Columbus and all over Ohio!  Kristen Trotter is a vocalist from the Columbus area that has sang with many bands including the William Brady Project. Check out Kristen as she talks about the music industry and more

It’s Black Music Month, yes we official have a month, so we wanted to take some time and highlight some of the movers and shakers in the industry from the Ohio Region. We searched high and low to find some of the most talented women to feature throughout the month blazing a trail for others […]