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Forever a Music Store

Forever a Music Store (FAMS) is a collective of independently black owned record stores throughout the country.

What we do



FAMS Coalition is a company comprised of all black owned retail music stores across the country. 

Our Mission 

F.A.M.S. works hard to celebrate music and it's artists. We serve as the intermediary between the indie retails music stores and  music labels.How Do We Work?

How Do We Work?

We offer countless music and marketing campaigns. Each of our locations also promote and raise awareness about various artists and new music.
  • To help celebrate Black History Month, F.A.M.S. Coalition is partnering with Rhino to bring you a modern R&B Suite of exclusive 'Black Ice' vinyl: Keith Sweat’s triple-platinum debut, Make It Last Forever, and Eric Benét’s breakthrough release, A Day In The Life.

    Both records will be available for an Exclusive Early Release on February 9 at all F.A.M.S.-affiliated indie retailers. In addition to the vinyl, we're offering free gift-with-purchase Valentine's Day cards and Do Not Disturb door hangs in store; and running an exclusive "Welcome to the R&B Suite" online giveaway that includes a romantic red U-Turn Audio turntable and both vinyl albums. For more information, please visit our Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/famscoalition/

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  • Welcome to the R&B Suite

    Welcome to the R&B Suite ...
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  • A Message from Alicia Keys

    A Message from Alicia Keys

    Alicia Keys celebrates the 20th anniversary of her multiplatinum, Grammy-winning and chart-topping sophomore album The Diary of Alicia Keys.

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  • Def Jam - Hip Hop 50th

    Def Jam - Hip Hop 50th

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  • Olivia Rodrigo - Guts

    Olivia Rodrigo - Guts

    3-time GRAMMY® award winning recording artist Olivia Rodrigo has released her new album, GUTS, via geffen records.

    GUTS was recorded with producer daniel nigro, who also collaborated with her on SOUR, her chart-topping, 4x platinum debut album.

    “for me, this album is about growing pains and about trying to figure out who I am at this point in my life and exactly what I want to say in my songs."

    Order your copy now on Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Lavender Vinyl.

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  • Rhiannon Giddens - You’re the One

    Rhiannon Giddens - You’re the One

    Rhiannon Giddens’ new album You’re the One is finally out and has quickly become one of the most acclaimed albums of the year.  

    Order your copy now on Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Milky Clear Vinyl.

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  • EXCLUSIVE Al Green’s “Gets Next To You” Gold

    We are kicking off the celebration of Black History Month with the release of Al Green’s “Gets Next To You” Gold vinyl. Available Feb. 10th exclusively at F.A.M.S. Coalition of black owned independent record stores. Tap the link in the bio to locate your nearest @famscoalition store. Limited press, only 500 copies available. When they are gone, they are gone. This is worth adding to your collection.

    Find it at a FAMS RETAILER Near you...

    @algreen @fatpossum @famscoalition

    #FAMS #FAMSCoalition #FAMSMusicStore #ForeverAMusicStore  

    #AlGreen #GetsNextToYou

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