Jesse Powell: R&B Crooner Dies

R&B singer and Grammy-nominated artist Jesse Powell has died. Powell's sisters Trina and Tamara Powell announced his passing on social media...

Bernard Wright: Funk and Jazz Legend Dies in Dallas at 58

The music world is mourning the loss of legendary funk and jazz musician Bernard "Nard" Wright who died May 19 after...

Canada: Deborah Cox Makes History at Music Hall of Fame

The internet is buzzing with news that Canadian songstress Deborah Cox will become the first Black woman inducted into Canada's Music...

Somi: Grammy-Nominated Int’l Artist Releases New Album Honoring Makeba

Grammy-nominated International Artist Somi has released a new album honoring legendary South African singer Miriam Makeba. The album is entitled Zenzile:...

Snoop Dogg Acquires Death Row Records

In a full-circle moment, rap legend, actor, entrepreneur and television show host Calvin "Snoop Dogg" Broadus has acquired Death Row Records,...

Go-Go Finally Gets Added to Regional Roots Grammy Category

Chris Richards of The Washington Post is reporting Go-Go music, Washington, DC's Black regional dance music has finally made it's way...

Rap Legend: John “Ecstasy” Fletcher Dies at 56

The blogosphere is weeping over the loss of John "Ecstasy" Fletcher of the legendary rap group Whodini! Fletcher, known as "Ecstasy"...

DJ D-Nice: CQ Made 2020 Election Season & COVID Bearable

As we move into the Holiday season and stare down the Georgia Senate run-off that will hopefully keep the normally red...

African Jazz Great Manu Dibango Dies of Coronavirus

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

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

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