1980s

2016 has taken yet another person of note. Eighties R&B and dance music artist Colonel Abrams has died. The singer with the deep voice best known for his smash singles “Trapped” and “I’m Not Gonna Let You” succumbed to various ailments on Friday. He was 67. Abrams was born Colonel Abrams Page in Detroit on May […]

The popular hair trend started for a reason you won’t believe.   Salt-N-Pepa spilled the tea on that famous asymmetrical haircut that made waves during the late 80s. We’re sure you have a sister or a girlfriend who tried to rock that crazy style (or you tried it yourself….don’t front.) Pepa had to admit that […]

From its local debut in Chicago in 1970 to its national roll out in 1971, all the way to its finale in 2006, Soul Train has made a huge impact in music and pop culture, especially with the performers and dancers who appeared during different parts of the television show’s run. One person that stood out […]

Pharrell Williams visited The Tonight Show and reminisced with Jimmy Fallon over classic episodes of that popular ’80s TV series called The American Power Hour.  It…

Rap pioneer Big Daddy Kane hasn’t lost a step since his 80’s heyday and if you’ve ever seen him in concert, you’d know that for…