The History

Remembering Don Cornelius

Centric remembers visionary, trailblazer and cultural icon

A Cultural Odyssey

Documentary revisits the rise of hip-hop culture

The Empress of Soul

Deemed the "Empress of Soul," the seven-time Grammy...

Be Inspired

Centric remembers the life of the late rapper Heavy D

Humble Beginnings

Serving as the lead singer and founding father of The...

'The One'

R&B crooner performs hits from fifth studio album 'The One'

Earth, Wind & Fire and The Roots share their reflections on the...

Femininity & Hip Hop

“I never tripped off the ‘femininity’ or the lack thereof.”

The Music

'Do Me'

Bell Biv Devoe performs their hit single “Do Me"

'Mr. Telephone Man'

BBD performs New Edition’s hit on Centric Live

'Lovers & Friends'

Marsha Ambrosius shares the story behind the single.

'Lose To Win'

The Grammy winning singer performs the debut single from...

'Get It Right'

The Grammy winning singer performs "Side Effects of You...

The Indie Artists

Crazy in Love

Independent R&B artist Ali Caldwell performs her single.

Remaining Independent

Felicia Temple explains why she chose to stay indie.

Nerd With Soul

Indie artist Felicia Temple shares her songwriting process.

Creative Freedom

Suzy Q on the music business as an indie artist.

Go-Go for the Soul

Jam along and get funky with D.C.’s Be’la Dona!

Glamourized Soul

Indie artist Suzy Q on her sound and her music.

Living In The Moment

Antonique Smith sings about love in the present.

An Independent Lifestyle

Antonique Smith on making it happen on a smaller budget.

The DJ's

For the Love of Music

These DJs share how their craft builds community.

Keeping Radio Fresh

How do these DJs decide what’s hot and what’s not?

Queens of the Air Waves

What does it mean to be a female radio DJ?

The Ladies of Black Radio

Centric spotlights female DJs and their impact!


Everybody Loves Keke

R&B Veteran Talks New Album and Struggles With Self Love

25 Greatest Hair Moments

The 25 Greatest Black Hair Moments in Music Video History

The Pen Behind the Song

Babyface was the pen behind some of our all time favorites.

Modern Gospel

Could The Modernization of Gospel Benefit Blacks?

Get Your Praise On

Songs That Will Help You Get Your Praise On

The Perfect Song

Whatever your situation, K. Michelle's Got a Song for it


The Road to Rock Soul

From the unforgettable ensembles to the ever-changing...

The Evolution of Angie Stone

Centric revisits the defining career moments of the...

Through The Years: R. Kelly

Centric revisits the defining moments of the...

The 30 Best Music Collabs

Centric curates a list of R&B & Hip Hop's most memorable...