Follow The Beat On Twitter:  Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Wow the year 2022 just keeps on getting brighter & brighter . Thanks to the hot state of Texas. Press play to catch up on some talent that you knew was possible , but didn’t know existed. The Queen of R&B Eryka Badu aka She […]

Even though the new music is a little light this week there are some noteworthy joints to add to your playlist. Let's get into some of my favs

Text DFW to 24042 to join 97.9 The Beat’s mobile club for exclusive news (Terms & Conditions) Alicia Keys has been tapped to host the 62nd annual Grammy Awards for the second time on Jan. 26. She’s also putting together her seventh studio album scheduled to be released sometime next year. As we wait for that, she holds us […]

Text DFW to 24042 to join 97.9 The Beat’s mobile club for exclusive news (Terms & Conditions). Follow The Beat On Twitter:  Check out the most creative skit you’ve seen all week, courtesy of Alicia Keys. While killing two birds with one stone check out her way of breaking the news about hosting this years’ Grammy 2020. Pskillz @Pskillzflo

Follow The Beat On Twitter:  Press play and check out the next vocally blessed West Midland native Jorja Smith perform for the Tiny Desk Concert series. Can you hear a slight resemblance of Alicia Keys. Jorja Smith will be live on stage here in town at the Grenada theater December 2nd . Tune in to […]

The "Girl on Fire" singer glows on the fashion magazine's coveted September issue.

The "Girl on Fire" singer is switching it up with this fresh and bold 'do.

Plus check out performances by Dr. Dre, Alicia Keys, YG and T.I.

The Black elite of music brought down the house for the "I Ain't Mad at Cha" rapper.

Alicia Keys has been pretty busy lately, making headlines with new music and no make-up.

Can we say…Another One! DJ Khaled is going to take “The Voice” to the next level. It looks like the Snapchat king is about to begin his conquest in the world of TV. It’s been reported that DJ Khaled will be be joining “The Voice” this season as Alicia Keys’ advisor. Khaled received the news via text, and is feeling […]

Among the thousands were Angela Davis, Alicia Keys, the Mothers of the Movement, and more — who all provided priceless moments to remember.