Chaka Khan: Like Sugar

The Queen of Funk, Chaka Khan has returned with “Like Sugar,” her first new music since 2007’s Funk This. Produced by Major Lazer’s Switch (who also put out a remix of the track), the super-funky tune builds off a classic dance beat. This undeniable bop proves that Khan (who is touring this summer) is just as groovy as she always has been.


A music video from Jamie xx, #TBT by Chaka Khan and more in this week's music picks

Future Islands: The Chase With another stunning live performance, this time of brand new single “The Chase,” Future Islands further solidified their captivating appeal and consistent relevance. Frontman Samuel T. Herring is more than a dynamic vocalist and songwriter. He’s a force to be reckoned with, and every element of his person carries his message. “The Chase” is a kinetic, charismatic track that delivers everything …

Chaka Khan: Through the Fire

Today’s #TBT comes from R&B and soul powerhouse Chaka Khan, who’s been belting out hits for over four decades—and although “Through the Fire” released in 1984, it still inspires spontaneous public sing-alongs to this day. There’ll be a whole lot of that on 3 June 2015 as Chaka Khan kicks off the 37th annual Celebrate Brooklyn! with a free opening night concert at the Prospect …