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Alicia Keys: 'I was supposed to end up a prostitute or addicted to drugs'

With the release of a new album, the singer picks favourite tracks from her back catalogue and talks about the magic of working with Kanye West, surviving the tough streets of New York and her struggles with self-worthMusicians can be prone to false modesty or putting their achievements down to whatever spiritual energy is currently in fashion. There is none of that with Alicia Keys. “If you put me in a room, I will close the deal,” she says, filling her hotel room with infectious CEO energy, al...
Tags: Music, New York, America, Soul, Jay-z, Kanye West, Culture, Pop and rock, Alicia Keys, R&B, Oprah, Harlem, ALICIA

Oscars Predictions: Best Original Score – Double Dose of Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross on the Horizon?

Variety's Awards Circuit is home to the official predictions for the upcoming Oscars from Film Awards Editor Clayton Davis. Following Academy Awards history, buzz, news, reviews and sources, the Oscar predictions are updated regularly with the current year's contenders in all categories. Variety's Awards Circuit Prediction schedule consists of four phases, running all year long: […]
Tags: Awards, Soul, Oscars, Trent Reznor, Variety, Atticus Ross, Clayton Davis, Mank, Awards Circuit

Oscars Predictions: Best Animated Feature – Pixar vs. Streamers?

Variety's Awards Circuit is home to the official predictions for the upcoming Oscars from Film Awards Editor Clayton Davis. Following Academy Awards history, buzz, news, reviews and sources, the Oscar predictions are updated regularly with the current year's contenders in all categories. Variety's Awards Circuit Prediction schedule consists of four phases, running all year long: […]
Tags: Awards, Soul, Oscars, Pixar, Variety, Over the Moon, Wolfwalkers, Clayton Davis, Awards Circuit

Oscars Predictions: Best Original Screenplay – Could Jack Fincher Be The New Sidney Howard?

Variety's Awards Circuit is home to the official predictions for the upcoming Oscars from Film Awards Editor Clayton Davis. Following Academy Awards history, buzz, news, reviews and sources, the Oscar predictions are updated regularly with the current year's contenders in all categories. Variety's Awards Circuit Prediction schedule consists of four phases, running all year long: […]
Tags: Awards, Soul, Oscars, Variety, Sidney Howard, The Trial of the Chicago 7, Clayton Davis, Mank, Awards Circuit

Disney/Pixar’s ‘Soul,’ Directed by Pete Docter, is Rome Film Festival Opener

Disney and Pixar’s existential cartoon “Soul” has been set as the opening film of the Rome Film Festival, which is scheduled to take place as a physical event Oct. 15-25. A festival rep said she was unsure whether the film’s director Pete Docter, who is also chief creative officer of Pixar Animation Studios, will be […]
Tags: News, Disney, Global, Soul, Festivals, Pixar Animation Studios, Pixar, Rome Film Festival, Pete Docter, Disney/Pixar

‘The Croods’ Sequel Moves Forward to November Amid Scrambled Schedule

Universal Pictures is moving the domestic release of animated comedy “The Croods: A New Age” forward by a month, from Dec. 23 to Nov. 25 at the start of the Thanksgiving holiday. That sets the sequel five days after the release of Pixar’s existential toon “Soul.” Variety first reported yesterday that Disney is exploring various release […]
Tags: News, Disney, Soul, Black Widow, Pixar, Universal Pictures, The Croods: A New Age

Noah Hawley Teases His On-Hold Star Trek Movie

Disney is considering some big schedule shifts for Black Widow and Soul. Norman Reedus has got himself involved in another comic book adaptation. Plus, Netflix is already getting in the Christmas spirit, and Falcon and the Winter Solider set pictures tease some familiar faces. Spoilers get!Read more...
Tags: Science, Norman Reedus, Disney, Star Trek, Soul, Black Widow, Greenland, Noah Hawley, Falcon, Black Forest, Primal, Raised By Wolves, Cobweb, Henchmen, The Falcon And The Winter Soldier, The Christmas Chronicles 2

‘Black Widow’ Likely to Be Delayed by Disney, While Pixar’s ‘Soul’ May Be Released on Disney+

Black Widow may have to go into hiding for a few more months. The long-awaited Black Widow movie may be delayed once again as Disney considers reshuffling its film slate in the wake of disappointing Mulan box office numbers. That reshuffling may also push the anticipated Pixar film Soul to Disney+, where Disney has found success with its animated films amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Variety reports that Disney will likely delay the Black Widow release date once again, bumping the ...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, New York, Movies, California, Disney, Soul, Animation, Black Widow, Scarlett Johansson, Mulan, Greenland, Jamie Foxx, Warner Bros, Pixar, Marvel Studios, Gerard Butler

‘Black Widow’ Eyes New Release Date, ‘Soul’ May Move to Disney Plus

The reopening of movie theaters may hit another speed bump. Disney will likely delay “Black Widow,” the superhero adventure from Marvel that was slated to open on Nov. 6, according to multiple individuals with knowledge of the situation. The studio is also exploring various release options for Pixar’s existential cartoon “Soul.” The animated kids film […]
Tags: News, Marvel, Disney, Soul, Black Widow, Pixar, Disney Plus

Listen Up

From French psych-pop and Danish hip-hop to enchanting covers and collaborations Ana Roxanne: Suite pour l’invisible From LA-based ambient musician Ana Roxanne’s upcoming Because of a Flower (out 13 November) comes the lush and languid “Suite pour l’invisible.” With sparse and delicate vocals, the tranquil tune is the first from the album, which centers on “gender identity, beauty and cruelty.” Themes and sounds informed by …
Tags: Music, Design, La, Music Videos, Rap, Soul, Hip-hop, Erykah Badu, French, Piano, Ambient, Philip Glass, Listenup, Collaborations, New Music, Stormzy

Kool & The Gang co-founder Ronald "Khalis" Bell, RIP

Ronald "Khalis" Bell, co-founder of legendary funk-soul band Kool & The Gang and co-writer of classic jams "Ladies' Night," "Jungle Boogie" and "Celebration," has died. He was 68. From Rolling Stone: In 1964, Bell and his teenage brother Robert "Kool" Bell, unable to afford drums, would collect old paint cans in their Youngstown, Ohio neighborhood and use them as makeshift percussion instruments. It was a crude way to learn music — the brothers would figure out different tones depending on ho...
Tags: Post, Music, News, Soul, Bell, Funk, Youngstown Ohio, Kool the Gang, Ronald Khalis Bell, Robert Kool Bell

Soul legend Al Green's drive thru pharmacy

A masterpiece by West Chester, Pennsylvania artist Cassius King. View this post on Instagram Walgreens -> Al Green's, Pt. 2 #streetartist#stickerartist#stickeraffiti#stickers#sticker #guerillaart#stickerbandit#installationartist#installation #contemporaryart#contemporaryartist#artist#artoninsta #westchesterpa#chestercountypa#ssosva #algreen#walgreens#foamboard#loveandhappiness #secretsocietyofsupervillainartist...
Tags: Post, Music, News, Soul, Street Art, Al Green, West Chester Pennsylvania, Instagram Walgreens

Charles & Eddie's Eddie Chacon: 'It took me 10 years to recover from being a one-hit wonder'

The soulful singer had a worldwide hit with 1992’s Would I Lie to You, but he was dropped and his musical partner died. Now, he has poured his pain into a cathartic comeback albumEddie Chacon still remembers hitting rock bottom. “It was 15 years ago,” he says. “And it sounds like something from like a bad movie.” Since childhood, he would get up at 8am and work on music. “That morning, my wife walked into my studio and I was just sitting there. She asked, ‘What’s wrong?’ I just said, ‘Nobody’s l...
Tags: Music, Celebrity, US, Life and style, Soul, Culture, Pop and rock, Marvin, Electronic Music, Charles, Eddie, Chacon, Jacko, Los Feliz Los Angeles, Eddie Chacon, Charles Eddie

Lianne La Havas: 'It's hard to fit in when you have two heritages'

The London soul sensation, about to release her first album in five years, talks about identity, her friendship with Prince and her political awakeningLianne La Havas arrives on her bike, a sturdy looking affair with a wicker front basket. It’s a June morning in Brockwell Park, south London, and the sun is out and the flowers are bright and the world is delicious. There are six of us here, all women; this is the first time, post-corona crisis, that any of us have been involved in an interview an...
Tags: Music, London, Society, Soul, Culture, Pop and rock, Prince, Black Lives Matter Movement, Lianne La Havas, Brockwell Park

New ‘Soul’ Teaser Shows Off Stunning Animation and a Wonderful Soundtrack

Pixar Animation’s new film Soul was intended to be released earlier this month, but the coronavirus put a stop to that. But now the movie is slated to arrive in November, and even though that’s a long way off, Pixar wanted to show off a little more of the movie while we wait. A new Soul teaser was revealed during a virtual panel at the Essence Festival of Culture, and not only does it have plenty of new footage from the movie with some truly stunning animation, but it also features the original...
Tags: Movies, New York City, Soul, Animation, Tina-Fey, Jamie-Foxx, Movie Trailers, Pixar, Joe, Pete-Docter, Jon Batiste, Kemp Powers, Pixar Animation, Batiste, Cody ChesnuTT, Johnnetta Cole

Watch the Musical New Teaser for Pixar's Soul

Art, music, the joys of sound and expression. These things are a meaningful part of what makes being human wonderful. That joy seems to be key to what makes Soul, Pixar’s latest, tick. Read more...
Tags: Science, Disney, Soul, Tina Fey, Jamie Foxx, Pixar

Pixar’s ‘Soul’ Releases New Teaser Trailer (Watch)

Pixar’s upcoming animated movie “Soul” has released a new teaser trailer. The minute-long teaser shows a typical day in the life of Joe, the main character voiced by Jamie Foxx, who is a middle school band teacher. “Music is life. You just need to know where to look,” Joe says in the trailer. “Spend your […]
Tags: News, Soul, Jamie Foxx, Pixar, Joe

‘Soul’ Producer Murray Reflects on Cannes-Selected Animated Feature

After her Oscar nomination for producing the 2017 animated short “Lou,” Dana Murray is making her feature producing debut with “Soul,” the third Disney/Pixar film from director Pete Docter to be named as a Cannes Official Selection. Jamie Foxx voices the role of a middle-school band teacher who is transported to the Great Before, a […]
Tags: Spotlight, Soul, Jamie Foxx, Pixar, Cannes, Pete Docter, Disney Pixar, Dana Murray

Watch Aretha Franklin bring the gospel funk to The Beatles' "Eleanor Rigby"

The queen of soul Aretha Franklin brings the gospel funk to The Beatles "Eleanor Rigby" at the 1970 Jazz à Juan festival in Antibes, France. Well, good morning to you too! And here's a bonus clip from the same gig, "Respect":
Tags: Video, Music, News, Aretha Franklin, Soul, Respect, Gospel, Funk, Franklin, Aretha, Eleanor Rigby, ANTIBES France

Cannes 2020 Lineup Would’ve Included ‘The French Dispatch’, Pixar’s ‘Soul’, and More

Cannes is still canceled, but the prestigious festival still decided to announce the films they planned to screen this year. Now, many of the films that played will now be able to use their Cannes selection to their advantage even if they won’t get to screen at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès. The Cannes 2020 lineup includes Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch, the Pixar film Soul, the Train to Busan sequel Penninsula, and more. The Cannes Film Festival was supposed to take place from...
Tags: South Korea, Hong Kong, Japan, Usa, Movies, France, Germany, Israel, Uncategorized, Spain, Soul, Canada, Egypt, United Kingdom, Wes Anderson, Alibaba

Pixar’s ‘Soul,’ Wes Anderson’s ‘French Dispatch,’ Steve McQueen Movies Among Cannes 2020 Lineup

Pixar’s “Soul,” Wes Anderson’s star-packed “The French Dispatch,” Steve McQueen’s “Mangrove” and “Lover’s Rock,” Francois Ozon’s “Summer 85,” Naomi Kawase’s “True Mothers” and Maiwenn’s “DNA” are among the 56 movies which will receive a Cannes 2020 label as part of the festival’s eclectic Official Selection. Due to the health crisis, the roster was announced on […]
Tags: News, Soul, Wes Anderson, Steve McQueen, Pixar, Cannes, Naomi Kawase, Maiwenn

Kraftwerk's connection to R&B and black DJs in America

Pioneering hip hop musician Afrika Bambaataa's love for Kraftwerk is evidenced by his groundbreaking 1982 electro track "Planet Rock" (above). Indeed, Bambataaa's underground DJ sets in black nightclubs were a key point-of-entry into the United States for many international electronic musicians in the early 1980s, from Yellow Magic Orchestra to Gary Numan. I hadn't realized though that Kraftwerk readily acknowledged that it was a two-way musical conversation: Black American music, particularly...
Tags: Video, Music, News, America, James Brown, Soul, United States, Hip Hop, R&B, Electronic Music, Kraftwerk, Electro, Gary Numan, Yellow Magic Orchestra, Bo Diddley, John Morrison

Too black, too queer, too holy: why Little Richard never truly got his dues

How did a turbaned drag queen from the sexual underground of America’s deep south ignite rock’n’roll? We unravel the mystery behind Little Richard’s subversive genius As the world marks and mourns the passing of Little Richard, many have been asking: how was someone so unapologetically black and queer present at the origins of rock, a world-shaking music still associated, to this day, with white male musical acts like the Beatles and the Rolling Stones?All these artists and more, including Bob D...
Tags: Music, America, Society, Soul, Culture, Pop and rock, Bob Dylan, Sexuality, Blues, R&B, Richard, Elvis, Houston Texas, Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard

Betty Wright, US soul, funk and R&B singer, dies aged 66

Singer with remarkable vocal range had been sampled by generations of hip-hop and R&B artists, including Beyoncé and Mary J BligeThe soul, funk and R&B singer Betty Wright, celebrated across pop genres for her remarkable vocal prowess, has died aged 66. The cause of death was not immediately known but Wright’s niece confirmed the news, writing on Twitter: “Sleep in peace aunty Betty Wright. Fly high angel.” Continue reading...
Tags: Music, Beyonce, US news, Soul, Culture, Pop and rock, R&B, Mary J Blige, Wright, Betty Wright, Mary J BligeThe

Watch Sade's stunning TV performance of "Is It A Crime" (1985)

Almost every night for the last week, I've been listening to my vinyl copy of Sade's 1985 masterpiece "Promise." Sade's deeply sexy, jazzy soul stands the test of time. This morning, I was surprised and delighted to see this stunning 1985 TV performance of "Is It A Crime" on The Old Grey Whistle Test that Reddit user castigamat posted to r/LiveIsBetter.
Tags: Video, Music, News, Soul, Reddit, Jazz, R&B

Nina Simone: where to start in her back catalogue

Our writers help you explore the work of great musicians. Next up: the deft genius who raged searingly at injusticeNina Simone in Concert (1964)Nina Simone is in the unusual position of being a towering genius who never recorded an undeniable, canonical masterpiece. If you choose your 10 favourite songs, there’s a good chance that they’ll be from 10 different albums, which makes one of the many excellent compilations the natural gateway into a vast body of work that encompasses jazz, blues, folk...
Tags: Music, Soul, Culture, Pop and rock, Blues, Jazz, Folk Music, Nina Simone

Updates From Wonder Woman 1984, Black Adam, and More

Sophie Turner wants in on the X-Men again. Michael Rooker wouldn’t mind returning for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, as long as it’s not as Yondu. Neal Scanlan offers a tiny update on where the Cassian Andor show is at. Plus, a look at Sanaa Lathan’s Catwoman on Harley Quinn, and a tease for What We Do in the Shadows’Read more...
Tags: Science, Soul, Netflix, Streaming, Harley Quinn, Masters Of The Universe, What We Do In The Shadows, Roswell, Adam, Rick And Morty, Sophie Turner, Michael Rooker, BOOM Studios, Sanaa Lathan, Galaxy Vol, Black Adam

Disney Reveals Updated Release Schedule for Soul & Raya and The Last Dragon

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Disney Reveals Updated Release Schedule for Soul & Raya and The Last Dragon Walt Disney Studios has revealed an updated release schedule for a few of their upcoming projects, including Soul and Raya and the Last Dragon. Soul, previously dated on June 19, 2020, moves to November 20, 2020; Raya and the Last Dragon, previously dated on November 25, 2020, moves to March 12, 2021; and an Untitled Disney live-action movie previously dated on March 12, 2021, has been removed from...
Tags: Movies, New York City, Disney, Soul, Oscar, Tina Fey, Warner Bros, Judd Apatow, Pete Davidson, Trent Reznor, Joe, Nine Inch Nails, Golden Globe, Jon Batiste, Atticus Ross, Sophie Turner

Pixar’s ‘Soul’ Moves to November, Disney Animation’s ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ Heads to 2021

Earlier this month, Disney unveiled a series of major release date changes for films like Mulan, Jungle Cruise, a whole batch of Marvel movies, and more. But after the dust settled, the Pixar movie Soul was still locked in for a June premiere in theaters. That seemed…well, unlikely to remain in place, given the present circumstances, and now the studio has shifted Soul and a couple other movies around on its release calendar. Read about the latest Disney release date changes below. Pixar’s S...
Tags: Movies, New York City, Disney, Earth, Soul, Animation, Tina Fey, Peter Pan, Pixar, Notre Dame, Joe, Pete Docter, SISU, Walt Disney Animation, Disney Animation, Action/Adventure