Black Music Month originated in 1979.  President 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.

Herb Reed founder of the legendary group The Platters has died according to Reed was the last original member to pass from the group who were best known for their 1950s singles ‘The Great Pretender” and “Only You”. Reed passed away from a combination of health complications including pulmonary disease, according to his manager Fred […]