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Backstory Podcast with Colby Colb Legendary R&B singer Ron Isley joins Colby to discuss his illustrious career from humble beginnings in Cincinnati to super star status with The Isley Brothers and eventual solo projects. They discuss their influence on the Beatles, Rolling Stones and Elton John in addition to details about several of their timeless […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — It’s one sweet day for Mariah Carey: the pop diva, who has co-written 18 of her 19 No. 1 hit songs, will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Joining Carey for the 2020 class are the Neptunes (the duo of Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo), former Eurythmics members Annie […]

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The wait may finally be over. According to The New York Times, Frank Ocean‘s long-awaited album, Boys Don’t Cry, is set to be released this Friday, August 5. The news comes from a source who requested anonymity due to lack of sanction to discuss the album’s release. The album will drop via an exclusive deal with Apple Music […]

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Ronald Isley may not be in a museum but that doesn’t mean he’s not a national treasure. The lead singer of the Isley Brothers has had a storied career spanning five decades and encompassing multiple genres of music. His latest release “This Song Is For You” showcases his uniquely beautiful voice while teaming him up […]