I remember my first concert that I attended at The Newport Music Hall. It was Ghostface Killa of the Wu-Tang Clan. I was a student at The Ohio State University and I couldn’t wait to see this famed theatre that hosted hundreds of concerts each year. The venue was just like I thought, a little […]

Can Hip-Hop evolve any more????????? Do emcees still have something to say???????? This five member crew out of Columbus, Ohio screams Yes, we have to! Rashad, Pa.Flex, Co City, Shakes and Blaksmif, also known as The 3rd, has been a work in progress since they met in middle school. But like P.A. says, something so […]

Oprah and reality TV super producer Mark Burnett (SurvivorTM & The ApprenticeTM) are joining forces in search of the next big TV star. Do you have a big personality and a big dream for yourself? This could be your BIG BREAK – the chance of a lifetime to host your own TALK show…on OWN. If […]

June is Black Music Month, so to celebrate we took a trip down memory lane to bring you 10 of the greatest music movies/ biopics ever made.

Zapp, also known as the Zapp Band or Zapp and Roger, is a soul and funk band originated in 1978 out of Dayton, OH. The band was formed by a group of brothers Roger Troutman, Larry Troutman, Lester Troutman, Tony Troutman, and Terry “Zapp” Troutman. The group became famous for their style of electro funk […]

Two-time MVP basketball superstar LeBron James is on the cusp of free agency. In an interview scheduled to air Friday with CNN’s Larry King, James said his current team, the Cleveland Cavaliers, has the best chance of keeping him. King: Do you lean at all toward the place you know the best? I mean do they […]

Hip hop producers are known for digging deep in the crates for the records they use to create the songs we all know and love.  No genre is immune from being sampled!

Though it can be said that Afrobeat never died, in recent years its seen levels of exposure that would’ve seemed unheard of when the genre was first created in the 1960s.

Africa  1500 – 1860 juju (from the African Hausa language) – an object used as a fetish, a charm or an amulet in West Africa, or the supernatural power ascribed to such an object. Africa is the second largest continent on Earth.  Africans account for over 12% of the world’s population, are distributed among 54 […]

According to Billy Wilson, Pres. And founder of the Motown Alumni Association, former lead singer of the Temptations, Ali “Ollie” Woodson, died Sunday of cancer (leukemia) in California. He was 58. Woodson, born Oct. 12, 1951, in Detroit, was the front man for The Temptations for most of the 1980s and 90s. He is probably […]

VIA: WebMD.Com Some inheritances are a curse. I don’t mean your grandmother’s cabinet of porcelain fawns, nor your uncle’s portfolio of watercolor still lifes, nor the 40 years of Model Railroader magazines stowed in the rafters of your dad’s garage. Worse than any of these is the hand-me-down that could be hiding in your genes. […]

VIA FOX NEWS Former child TV star Gary Coleman died Friday after doctors took him off life support, Fox News confirms. The “Diff’rent Strokes” star had slipped into a coma and was placed on life support after suffering an intracranial hemorrhage at his home Wednesday. He was 42. Coleman, was conscious and lucid until midday […]