The legendary Tina Turner becomes two-time Rock Hall inductee while JAY-Z gets in on his first ballot and LL finally gets in.

Janet Jackson is officially in. The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame held its induction ceremony on Friday night and in a lengthy speech, Jackson remarked that the Hall should have done better by inducting more women for their contributions to music. “And Rock and Roll Hall of Fame please, 2020: Induct more women,” she […]

Janet Jackson is finally a Rock And Roll Hall of Famer. The Hall has announced its latest batch of inductees for 2019 headlined by Jackson, Radiohead, the Cure, Stevie Nicks, Def Leppard, the Zombies and Roxy Music. The event will take place in Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on March 29 and be broadcast on HBO at a […]

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It’s that time of year again, and as expected the nominees list for the 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was released and it features some of music’s greatest icons. The year’s nomination list includes the legendary icon herself (and future mommy-to-be), Janet Jackson, visionary and influential rapper Tupac Shakur and the incomparable Chaka […]

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Roland Martin recently sat down with Regina Hall, Ice Cube, and Cedric the Entertainer to find out how they managed to actually get the movie done with such a crazy cast of characters roaming the set. Cedric told Martin they clowned a little and had a good time, but implied that Cube knows how to get folks back in line to "get the job done."


Just months after the release of their record-breaking biopic Straight Outta Compton, it was recently announced that the legendary rap group N.W.A. will be inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year.

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, Click for more:  Happy Birthday Gladys Knight! + 10 More Celebs Celebrating Birthdays This Week | Black America […]

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Ben E. King, best known for the sweet soulful anthem to fidelity, “Stand By Me,” died on Thursday at age 76, his publicist confirmed to…

Slash, 49 year-old- guitarist Rock and Roll Hall of Fame super star has filed for divorce from his wife of 13 years. The former Guns ‘N’ Roses performer and Perla were married in 2001, citing irreconcilable differences. The couple have two sons, 10-year-old Cash and 12-year-old London. Court documents filed Tuesday in L.A., Slash’s real […]

James Brown, the ‘Godfather Of Soul, gone to soon at the age of  73, now after an uphill six-year effort by historian Jacob Morris, along with the National Black Theatre, a street behind the famed Harlem Apollo Theatre is finally being renamed James Brown Way to honor the musical icon, according to sources. The street […]


The Tom Joyner Morning Show pays tribute to Hip Hop icons Public Enemy for being elected into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

As reported by, One of Rock and Rolls all time greats Chuck Berry will be honored by the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame as part of it American Music Master Series. Chuck Berry was inducted into the Hall Of Fame in 1986. Read more: