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Big Boi Announces Dungeon Family Tour – The Color Brief February 8

Big Boi Announces Dungeon Family Tour – The Color Brief February 8

There’s a lot of music news as we head into Grammy weekend.  Fresh off his performance at last Sunday’s Super Bowl halftime show, Big Boi announced a Dungeon Family reunion tour.  The U.S. jaunt kicks off April 14 in Chicago and will feature performances from Goodie Mob, Sleepy Brown, Organized Noize, and other guests. [See full tour dates here.]

Rapper DMX is set to celebrate the 20thanniversary of his classic debut album It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot, with a two-month tour.  He’ll hit the road in March in Cincinnati and wrap things up in Pittsburgh in May.

Legendary soul singer Al Green has announced his first tour in more than seven years.  The icon will kick off the short run on April 24 in Austin and close out the tour May 3 at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre.

In other news…

Rapper Le1f has been added to the lineup for Pitchfork and Art Institute of Chicago’s Midwinter. The three-night concert series takes place February 15-17.

Singer Jamila Woods has released the new single and video for “ZORA”, the first offering from her forthcoming album LEGACY!LEGACY!.  The album hits streaming services May 10.

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Women Own the Night at the 2019 Grammys – The Color Brief February 11, 2019

Women Own the Night at the 2019 Grammys – The Color Brief February 11, 2019

Damon Wayans Jr. Set to Make TV history –  Color Brief February 7

Damon Wayans Jr. Set to Make TV history – Color Brief February 7