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Remembering Prince: A Look Back at Super Star's Powerhouse Concert for Peace in Baltimore
The world is sadden by the shocking death of 7 time Grammy winning Super Star Prince. SmoothJazzTimes' Kim Betton takes a look back at Prince's performance around this time last year in Baltimore, Maryland after the riots in the wake of the controversial death of Freddie Gray. Prince was a musician of good will, inspiration and social conscious. Take a moment to reflect on the musical genius calling for peace, love and hope - INSIDE.
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BREAKING NEWS:  Prince Dead at 57
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Reports say Purple Rain Pop Super Star Prince was found dead at his Paisley Park home outside Minneapolis, Minnesota. The shocking news has social media buzzing in grief. Details plus celebrity expressions INSIDE.
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Swiss Urban Pop/Rap Band GLB Releases New Hot Single "Everywhere"
April 3, 2016
They're from Switzerland, Italy and Kenya - and they're rocking the world with new hot music! Check out the latest sounds from Swiss Urban Pop/Rock Ban GLB! Plus a bonus video inside!
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Music then and now: A Talk  on the Business Side with Legendary Great Larry Graham
April 1, 2016
The one and only legendary Larry Graham is the funk master of music! You know him as the founder of Graham Central Station, bass guitarist with Sly and the Family Stone and a 1993 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee! And you may even know he's the uncle of Hip Hop, R&B artist - Drake! SmoothJazzTimes' Marsha Gilbert caught up with Graham during a rockin' concert in Atlantic City, NJ. The story INSIDE!
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Cabo Frio's Dreamin - A Soulful Masterpiece Embracing Diverse Sounds and Energy
Updated: April 1, 2016
Contemporary smooth jazz band Cabo Frio's latest CD Dreamin, on Pocket City Records is a hit across the globe! The 10 track recording is complete with entrancing melodies ranging from the silky smooth “Can’t Stop” to the funky beats of “Jazz Dance.” More INSIDE!
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Erykah Badu Weathers the Storm and Rocks GSU Homecoming 2015!
October 24, 2015
A canceled flight, heavy rains and flooding didn't stop Erykah Badu from opening Grambling State's homecoming. The soulful singer returned back to her roots to wow students and alunni into the wee hours of the morning. SmoothJazzTimes.com's Kim Betton was there. The review INSIDE!

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 Frankie Beverly w/ Maze - Highlights from 44th Annual Hampton Jazz Fest, Hampton, Virgnia. 
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Photos by: Kim Betton, SmoothJazzTimes.com Crowds are wowed by the star-studded line up at the 44th Annual Hampton Jazz Fest, Hampton, Virginia, Photos by: Kim Betton, SmoothJazzTimes.com Chaka Khan - Highlights from 44th Annual Hampton Jazz Fest, Hampton, Virgnia. 
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Najee Scores Another Great CD with Mind Over Matter
Najee's latest CD "Mind Over Matter" featuring Eric Benet and Jeff Lorber already has a single that made #1 on the SmoothJazz Charts and it's winning fans over from around the world. SmoothJazzTimes.com caught up with Najee during a concert in Washington, DC.
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