Richie Havens: Folk Singer Dies at 72

Tom Cole of NPR's blog The Record is reporting that folk singer Richie Havens has died of a heart attack today...

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Turns 105

  by Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D. Happy Founders Day to the ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.* Founded on January 15, 1908...

Mary J. Blige on The London Sessions: ‘I’ve Come a Very Long Way’

After 22 years in the music business, Mary J. Blige felt it was time to reinvent her musical identity. The “Queen...

T.I., Fahamu Pecou and Michael Rooks Talk Art, Hip-Hop & Culture

Grammy-winning hip hop superstar T.I. and High Museum of Art curator Michael Rooks recently spoke about an intersection between both fine...

Check the Rhime: Phife Dawg’s Final Freestyle

San Francisco radio station Q102 has exclusive footage of what may be legendary rapper Malik 'Phife Dawg' Taylor's final freestyle. According...

D’Angelo & Princess Perform Prince Tribute on Fallon

The internet is buzzing with celebrated musician D'Angelo's tribute to Prince on Jimmy Fallon's The Tonight Show. D'Angelo performed Prince's hit...

Natalie Cole: Legendary Singer Dies at 65

ABC News is reporting Natalie Cole, the Grammy award-winning daughter of legendary singer Nat "King" Cole" has died. The Associated...

Miki Howard Film Biopic Debuts on TV One Sunday

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

Legendary Soul Singer Bobby Womack Dies

Jason Newman of Rolling Stone is reporting that soul music legend Bobby Womack has died. Womack's death has been confirmed by representatives...

Carnival and Jouvert: A Repository of Spirit, Community and Culture

It was a beautiful crisp day. A perfect sky absent of clouds and filled to the brim with the deepest blues....

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