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Happy Birthday! A Tribute To Whitney Houston

On August 9, 1963, one of the brightest stars to ever grace a musical stage was born. Whitney Elizabeth Houston dazzled us from the moment she first sang in her church choir to her glorious rise to become one of […]

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Movie Review: ‘Get On Up’

OWWWWW! Do you want to see a movie that will have you hollering “I Feel Good?” Do you want to see a movie that will

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Profile: Ice Cube, Part 3

You’re wrong. Ice Cube hasn’t neglected his music career for acting. In fact, the #1 priority on the multi-platinum-selling icon’s jam-packed agenda remains unchanged. “Be an


Luther Vandross: Black Velvet of R&B Music

Nine years ago, we lost a singer/songwriter who touched the hearts of many people when he sang songs that made us believe in love, figure


The 80s: Billy Ocean’s Love Zone

Many music fans considered Billy Ocean an overnight sensation when the single "Caribbean Queen (No More Love on the Run)," from his album Suddenly, became

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Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer: Thyais Walsh

Thyais Walsh, that “pretty girl with the model looks and pretty smile,” was one of the most often seen faces on Soul Train in the


The Producers: Patrick Cowley

Patrick Cowley was not only one of the premier producers in the disco era, but was known for his reputation as a synthesizer master and


The 80s: The Beastie Boys’ ‘Licensed To Ill’

In 1986, The Beastie Boys, comprised of Michael "Mike D" Diamond, Adam "MCA" Yauch and Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz, released their debut album Licensed to Ill. 

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Q&A: The Cast of ‘Get on Up’

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New York City’s Mandarin Oriental Hotel was the backdrop for the recent press conference for

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Soul Train History Book: The Ohio Players

Funk music was at its zenith in the seventies, and one group that epitomized funk was The Ohio Players. Hailing from Dayton, OH, the group—comprised at

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