1999: Henry ‘Junjo’ Lawes died after being fatally shot on this day in another senseless killing. He was a highly influential Jamaican record producer. He was 39 years old. (Photo: Tumblr)
Black Music Month originated in 1979. Jimmy Carter proclaimed the month of June as Black Music Month to celebrate the wonderful music, the achievements, births, important timelines, events and to remember those we lost.