TheJackson5 Motown 25

‘Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever’—Recapturing the Moment

Let’s rewind back to the year 1983. It was the night of May 16 during primetime. Most people can recall the exact moment when music and dance changed forever, others can recall the night a “moonwalker” was catapulted into another […]

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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


Patti Labelle and the Word “Diva”

In a recent interview with, R&B legend, Patti Labelle said the word “diva” is being used too freely in the music

Diana Price photo

Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer Presents: Diana Price

For nine years, Diana Price was one of Soul Train’s most fashionable and effervescent dancers.  Whether she was dancing in sync with her then-husband and

Diana Ross on Soul Train

Soul Train History Book: Diana Ross

Long before there was Queen “B”—aka Beyoncé, there was Queen “D”: the one and only Diana Ross. The one who put the “D” in diva made

The Wiz movie poster

Classic Soul Cinema Presents: ‘The Wiz’

The Wiz, the all-black musical movie based on the children’s book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum, has become somewhat of a


Soul Retrospective: Diana Ross ‘Diana’

Ever since her days as the lead singer for the Supremes, Diana Ross has been either loved or hated. As her solo career started in

Mary Wilson

Review: Mary Wilson’s ‘Come See About Me’ Exhibit

They started as the Primettes and got the attention of Barry Gordy, who was running a successful Motown Records with a stable of dynamic performers.

Diana Ross as Billie Holiday

Classic Soul Cinema Presents: Lady Sings the Blues

Forty years ago this month, the long-awaited motion picture Billie Holiday bio-pic Lady Sings The Blues  opened in theaters. Starring Diana Ross as Billie "Lady Day" Holiday, the


Ledisi Pays Tribute to Diana Ross

Come Saturday, believe it or not, Diana Ross will receive her first ever Grammy Award. Despite receiving a number of nominations over the years, the "Supreme" diva has

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