A casual look at the last year of superhero films reveals that the genre is in desperate need of revitalization. Outside of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 and Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, it was the weakest year for the genre since the first Avengers took the box office by storm. From The Flash, Ant-Man […] The post Why We Need More Black Superheroes On The Big Screen appeared first on NewsOne.

Alicia Keys was only 16 years old when she recorded her version of "Little Drummer Boy" for Jermaine Dupri's 12 Soulful Nights Of Christmas compilation in 1996.

The Emotions hit big in the 70s with "Best Of My Love". This holiday tune from earlier in their career is a bit of a downer, but still worth listening to!

The late, great Donny Hathaway's 1970 Christmas song, "This Christmas," became an instant classic among black families.

The late, great Donny Hathaway’s 1970 Christmas song, “This Christmas,” became an instant classic among black families.

The Temptations’ 1980 holiday album, Give Love On Christmas Day, spawned the hit title track, as well as their classic rendition of a traditional Christmas tune.

Run DMC’s “Christmas In Hollis” was a landmark for hip-hop.

The Emotions hit big in the late 70s with “Best Of My Love” and “Boogie Wonderland” (with Earth Wind & Fire).

Despite being used in a Gap or Old Navy commercial earlier in the 2000s, Stevie Wonder’s 1967 Christmas tune, “What Christmas Means To Me” is one of our favorite Christmas songs.

TLC’s update of the classic 1950s Christmas carol, “Sleigh Ride,” has ensured that the 90’s female trio will continue to delight music fans for decades to come.

Not long after the release of The Sugar Hill Gang’s “Rapper’s Delight,” Kurtis Blow released the first rap single on a major label, “Christmas Rappin’.”