motown

After nearly seven decades in the entertainment industry, first at the helm of the Motown machine in the 1960s and 70s and now a larger multimedia empire, Berry Gordy has announced his retirement. Gordy, 89, told the crowd who had gathered during Motown’s 60th-anniversary program in Detroit, “I have come full circle. It is only appropriate [to […]

Pioneering songwriter and producer Sylvia Moy has died in her home state of Michigan. Moy was the first woman to work as a producer for the legendary Motown Records and has been recognized for her talents behind the scene countless times. Her name might not be familiar to those outside the music industry, but her […]

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jamie Foxx has inked a deal with Marvin Gaye’s family to produce a limited TV series about the musical legend. The production will be done in partnership with de Passe Entertainment’s Suzanne de Passe and Madison Jones, with full cooperation from Motown founder Berry Gordy. This sounds like it’ll be […]

Netflix to produce a Motown themed show for kids

Plus, Trump blasts Muslim family who spoke about their slain soldier son at the DNC and Netflix to create Motown cartoon series produced by Smokey Robinson.

Sylvia Moy’s name might be familiar to those outside the music industry, but her creations have certainly lasted the test of time. Ms. Moy was…

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We recently celebrated the life and times of Michael Jackson through his music on Majic 102.1. June 25th marked the sixth anniversary of Michael’s death who die in ’09’ at the age of 50, we also asked for your input and favorite songs on social media. Michael left behind a legacy but his estate was […]

‘The Queen Of Soul,’ Aretha Franklin is working on a event honoring her father and brother at a Detroit church that will feature gospel music and soul food buffet. The event called ‘Aretha Franklin Presents a Memorial for Rev. C.L. Franklin & Rev. Cecil Franklin’ is planned for  June 7 at New Bethel Baptist Church. […]

Gladys Knight, ‘The First Lady of Soul,’ is celebrating her 71st birthday today! Along with my oldest daughter Mia, but there not the only one, see ten more celebrities celebrating birthdays this week click below. By, Blackamericaweb.com Click for more:  Happy Birthday Gladys Knight! + 10 More Celebs Celebrating Birthdays This Week | Black America […]

Gladys Knight is one of the all-time greatest singers and has a way of staying relevant and in the music game, but with a gospel album, ‘Where My Heart Belongs’ her album on faith, soul and her ability of staying in the music scene. In an recent interview, Gladys shared about she’s nervous about releasing […]

Stephanie Mills, known for songs like, ‘Comfort Of A Man,’ Home,’ Respect The Power Of Love,’ will ease on down the road to NBC’s upcoming musical of ‘The Wiz,’ which is an African American musical adaptation of ‘The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz.’ Even though she played Dorothy in the original Broadway production of ‘The Wiz,’ […]