Louis ‘Thunder Thumps’ Johnson one of the greatest R&B Bassist of all time past on Thursday, May 21, 2015.  Louis along with his brother George were and are The Brothers Johnson and were favorites of Quincy Jones in the recording studio.  Take a look back with us and rollingstone.com as we celebrate Louis Johnson.  Click […]

89 years old Blues legend B.B. King has posted a simple message to his web site bbking.com “I am in home hospice care at my residence in Las Vegas.  Thanks to all for your well wishes and prayers. – B.B King”  Click here for more on B.B. King.

Aretha Franklin has had a dramatic change in her size and health in the last few years losing 85 pounds, but how did she do it.  She talks weight loss and what she does to keep it off.  Click here for more.

This past week the world of music lost another legend, Jazz Icon – Horace Silver. Take a moment learn more about the Giant of Music. Click here to READ MORE.

All Hail the Queen! Listen inside for what’s new with Aretha Franklin, including her fabulous birthday extravaganza that brought out Denzel Washington and her upcoming…

Via Eurweb.com The Brits have been through this before. In 2011, Prince was rumored to headline the UK’s biggest music event, the Glastonbury Festival. But it was Beyonce who ultimately took the main stage. Now the Daily Star claims seven-time Grammy winner Prince will grace the concert’s Pyramid stage.


This past week we lost a modern musical legend who helped bridge the gap between Hip Hop and Jazz. Click here to READ MORE on DONALD BYRD.


Via: wbir.com Tennessee legend Pat Summitt can add another honor to her long list of accomplishments and accolades. On  the day the University of Tennessee will formally announce that she is stepping down as the Lady Vols head basketball coach, President Barack Obama announced that Summitt is the recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. […]

Whitney Houston sold some 170 million albums, with Arista Records mostly being the beneficiary of her golden pipes. Yet RCA, the label that bought and dissolved Arista last year, had just a six-line note of tribute to her on its web site late Sunday evening. http://www.blackamericaweb.com/?q=articles/entertainment/blak_music_month/37073

*Alphonso “Fonce” Mizell, a renowned producer, songwriter and member of Motown hit-makers The Corporation as well as half of the legendary production duo The Mizell Brothers, has passed away. The cause of his death is not known. He was 68 years old. http://www.eurweb.com/?p=118049