Little Known Black History Facts

LISTEN: The Tom Joyner Morning Show pays tribute to music icon Chuck Berry.  While Elvis Presley became the face of Rock ‘N’ Roll, the true genius behind the art form was Chuck Berry. Berry passed in his home last Saturday at the age of 90, leaving behind a legendary influence that stretched far beyond rock music. […]

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The BET Awards — or “The Prince Tribute Show” — featured emotional and energetic performances from Sheila E., Stevie Wonder and Jennifer Hudson honoring the Purple One, along with political statements on issues ranging from racial injustice to the U.S. presidential election. Sheila E., jamming on the drums, singing and dancing without shoes, closed the […]

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — A dispute over B.B. King’s health and wealth was tossed out of court Thursday by a judge in Las Vegas who said two investigations found no evidence the blues legend was being abused. The ruling in Clark County Family Court keeps the 89-year-old musician’s longtime business manager, Laverne Toney (pictured) in […]

  Alan Leeds (pictured, R, with Nelson George and Quest Love) might not be a name familiar to those outside the tightly connected worlds of music and entertainment, but he has been behind the careers of some of the most respected Black acts in those fields. Leeds, who turned 68 this week, was instrumental in bringing […]

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It looks like Prince has had enough of social media. The artist has deleted his Instagram, Twitter and Facebook accounts and removed his work from YouTube and Soundcloud, just a year after joining the social networking websites. But Spotify users were spared. His two latest albums, Art Official Age and Plectrum Electrum are still available on the […]

  Whitney Elizabeth Houston was  towering vocal talent the likes of which we may not see again in this lifetime. Sadly she died a tragic death at age 49 in Los Angeles in the midst of a comeback, but the circumstances of her death is not the legacy she leaves behind. It’s in the musical […]