African Jazz Great Manu Dibango Dies of Coronavirus

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The Associated Press is reporting African jazz-funk great Manu Dibango has died of complications related to COVID-19. Dibango blended African rhythms...

Irving Burgie Remembered for Selling 100M+ Records

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Irving Burgie, Songwriter who helped bring Calypso to America has died. Burgie wrote the calypso song “Day-O” (“The Banana Boat Song”) which...

African Diaspora: New Year’s Eve Traditions

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  In a photo gallery, Chantal Martineau of the Huffington Post shares different New Year's Eve traditions that occur throughout the African...

The Burton Wire’s Christmas Playlist

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The Burton Wire would like to wish you a safe and Happy Holiday season! To help you get into the Christmas...

Music Legend Dennis Edwards Dies

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Grammy award-winning music legend Dennis Edwards of The Temptations has died. Edwards joined The Temptations in 1968 after the departure of...
Prince 1958-2016

Prince Rogers Nelson: Fans Remember Him on #PrinceDay

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The one and only Prince Rogers Nelson passed away on April 21, 2016, much to the shock and chagrin of the...

Salt ‘N Pepa: Hot, Cool and Vicious Turns 30

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Hip-Hop legends Salt 'N Pepa's seminal album Hot, Cool and Vicious turned 30 years old this week (Dec. 8, 1986). Hot,...

Music Legend Chaka Khan Returns to the Stage in Atlanta

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Music icon Chaka Khan blazed the stage at Atlanta's Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in her first performance since her voluntary...

N’Dea Davenport: Brand New Heavies Vocalist Talks Reunion

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In the early Nineties, multiracial acid jazz/funk/soul ensemble The Brand New Heavies exploded onto the music scene with a retro image and...

Miki Howard Film Biopic Debuts on TV One Sunday

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'Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story' will debut on TV One, Sunday June 12, 2016 at 7 p.m. EST....

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