R.IP. Prince Rogers Nelson (1958-2016)

The Burton Wire is mourning the loss of legendary musician Prince Rogers Nelson, one of the greatest musical influences of modern...

Shemekia Copeland: Blues Singer Preserves Musical Legacy

In 2011, blues singer and songwriter Shemekia Copeland was crowned “Queen of the Blues” by legendary singer KoKo Taylor’s daughter, Cookie,...

Tyrese: Entertainer Returns to Coca-Cola to Pay It Forward

Touring Coca-Cola’s Atlanta headquarters for the first time makes multi-faceted entertainer Tyrese Gibson a little emotional. Walking through those halls takes...

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...

Phife Dawg: A Tribe Called Quest’s Founder Dies

The internet is buzzing with news that legendary rapper Malik Isaac Taylor, known to the hip-hop community as Phife Dawg, has...

MusikBi: Africa’s First Music Download Service Launches

The Guardian is reporting Africa’s first homegrown platform for legal music downloads has launched in Senegal with a mission to promote...

Mavis! Documentary: Director Jessica Edwards Talks Process

In 2013, a family outing to a rainy outdoor show in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park by then film publicist Jessica Edwards turned...

Breaking: Denise ‘Vanity’ Matthews Dies at 57

TMZ is reporting that Denise Matthews, known as 'Vanity' of the 1980s pop group Vanity 6 has died. A protégé and...

2016 MLK DAY: Ten Songs That Celebrate His Legacy

Monday, January 18, 2016 marks MLK Day, a day to celebrate the life and legacy of civil rights activist and icon...

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...

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