Producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis and producer/songwriter Babyface have signed on as music producers for New Edition’s BET biopic, The New Edition Story. Jimmy Jam said about the group in a statement, “Terry and I came in at a pivotal time when they were having internal issues and growing pains. Fans will get the […]

Rod Temperton, best known for writing Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ and ‘Rock With You’ has died. Temperton died at the age of 66 after “a brief aggressive battle with cancer.” In light of his low profile, Temperton has been known for his nickname “The Invisible Man” and his private funeral has already taken place. Here are some […]

Singer/songwriter Raphael Saadiq has had career longevity some artists can only dream of. With over two decades in the business and starting out on the…

Via *Berry Gordy is making room for yet another award in his collection. The Songwriters Hall of Fame organization announced Tuesday that the Motown founder will receive the Pioneer Award at its 44th annual induction ceremony on June 13 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. The award was established last year […] – Without question a man that stands alone at number 1 in the neo soul ranks definitely loves the credit he deserves but singer Kem let’s everyone knows that he is a songwriter first before he sings. Here’s what he told the TJMS on how he comes up with his lyrics: I’m a songwriter first, I take […]