In celebration of Black History Month, Sonicnet.com today kicks off a month-long tribute to the black musicians and heroes that have made history. For all of February, Sonicnet.com has dedicated an entire area to the black musical experience, featuring artists such as Louis Armstrong, Aretha Franklin, Public Enemy, and others. As part of the celebration, radio.sonicnet has launched PRIDE – a special Internet radio station spanning the soundtrack of black history from blues to rap, and featuring spoken word and speeches by famous artists and leaders.
As part of Black History Month, Sonicnet.com is also featuring news, profiles, album reviews, and downloads reflecting the influential people and music in black history. The site is also offering a catalog of radio.sonicnet Internet radio stations profiling the black influences in music from the African Experience to the Motor City Sound. All month long the Sonicnet Shop will give fans special offers to purchase music from featured artists such as Marvin Gaye, Miles Davis, Al Greene, and more.