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The 80s: The Rolling Stones’ “Waiting On A Friend”

Although the song “Waiting On A Friend” was a hit for The Rolling Stones in 1981, the band actually began recording the tune in Kingston, Jamaica, back in the early 1970s as they worked on tracks for their 1973 release […]

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Q&A: The Cast of ‘R&B Divas Atlanta’

[caption id="attachment_25356" align="aligncenter" width="300"] The Cast of R&B Divas Atlanta. Photo Credit - Alex Martinez.[/caption]

Last season of R&B Divas: Atlanta ended with an

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Soul Train History Book: Marvin Gaye

Thirty years ago on April 1, 1984, the music world lost one of the most talented, revered and beloved musical artists of any era: “the

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The 80’s: Teena Marie’s Robbery

The late Teena Marie released her album Robbery in the fall of 1983.  This was the album after It Must Be Magic, which contained her

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Soul Icons on the Big Screen

Producing and filming a biopic can be a very taxing endeavor.  Not only do you have all the same worries of any other film, but

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Q&A: WWE’s Titus O’Neil – My Giant

The creative minds behind World Wrestling Entertainment are experts in generating larger-than-life buzz amongst media and fans. With their pay per view spectacle WrestleMania XXX

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Classic Soul Cinema: ‘Foxy Brown’

A year after the huge success of Coffy, filmmaker Jack Hill wondered what would be a good follow-up vehicle for the star of that movie,

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Classic Soul Album: Sly & and the Family Stone’s ‘Stand!’

One of the most important albums of all time of any genre is, without a doubt, Stand! by the legendary funk ensemble Sly & the

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The 80s: ‘Alexander O’Neal’

It’s been almost thirty years since Natchez, Mississippi native Alexander O’Neal released his eponymous debut album.  Released in 1985 on Tabu Records and produced by

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Aretha Franklin: ‘Hey Now Hey (The Other Side of the Sky)’

Aretha Franklin’s 1973 album Hey Now Hey (The Other Side of the Sky) captures not one but two musical giants at a very precise time



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