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As we celebrate life and morn the loss of Nelson Mandela we pause to remember others like Fred Hampton who should not be forgotten. Here is a little known Black History Fact about Fed Hampton. Click here to READ MORE.

What the..? When the..? Where the..? That’s what I said, but its one of those little known Black History facts. Click here to READ MORE

                Two things that surprise me about this 3,000-year-old statue, which has been on display at the Chicago Field Museum since 1988: 1) Only recently have museum-goers begun to realize its uncanny resemblance to Michael Jackson, and 2) We didn’t spot the late King of Pop on a […]

eLZhi, no explanation needed. One of hip hop’s greatest emcee’s took the time out to speak with me.

Black Music Month Celebrates Music Producer Bryan-Michael Cox. By Jonathan Widran for Songwriter’s Universe With Usher, Mariah and now Mary J., last names are no longer required to identify the hottest artists in R&B. Beyond multi-platinum sales and multiple Grammy nominations (and a handful of wins), these musical icons have a secret weapon in common: […]

Black Music Month Celebrates R&B group H-Town. Without a doubt, one of the sexiest Slow Jams in history is a song called Knockin’ Da Boots, by three guys from Houston. Shazam, Dino, and G.I. made up the group H-Town, who over the years were responsible for creating some of the hottest Slow Jams ever made! […]

Black Music Month Celebrates Texas Opera Singer Jules Bledsoe Ten Things you should know about Jules Bledsoe (1897-1943) 1. Born in Waco, Texas in 1897, his full name was Julius Lorenzo Cobb Bledsoe. 2. He was the Central Texas Academy’s valedictorian in 1914, and studied medicine at Columbia University in New York City in the […]

Black Music Month Celebrates Beyonce Knowles. Beyoncé Giselle Knowles (born September 4, 1981), often known simply as Beyoncé (pronounced /biˈjɒnseɪ/ bee-YON-say), is an American R&B recording artist, actress and fashion model. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, she enrolled in various performing arts schools, and was first exposed to singing and dancing competitions as a […]