Black America Web celebrates Black Music Month by saluting influential icons in the music industry

While death is inevitably a part of life, that truth doesn’t make it any easier to say goodbye to those who have died in our Black culture.

In memory of late hip-hop legend Rico Wade, Ryan Cameron took a minute to reflect on just how much this loss has meant to Atlanta.

On the 30th anniversary of "Back & Forth," the debut single by late R&B queen Aaliyah, we look back at her influence on decades of successors.

Following the recent celebration of MLK Day, we must sadly report the King family has experienced another loss with Dexter Scott King.

Veteran and beloved actor André Braugher, famous for roles in 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' and 'Homicide: Life on the Street,' has sadly passed away.

The recent loss of Magoo, best known as part of the '90s rap duo alongside producer Timbaland, reminded us of just how many hits he had.

As the world remembers 12 years since the loss of Amy Winehouse today, her longtime producer Salaam Remi told us what he remembers most.

The late 94-year-old patriarch even scored songs for his famous son's films, including 'Do The Right Thing' and 'Jungle Fever.'

Joseph 'Jo' Mersa Marley, grandson of late music legend Bob Marley, had died as a result of asthma-related conditions at the age of 31.