As a co-worker stated when receiving the upcoming news, “Prince must be in heaven building a new band” because, sadly, we are losing legendary talent left and right.
Following the shocking news of jazz icon Al Jarreau’s passing, James Brown’s drummer and “break beat architect” Clyde Stubblefield has died at the age of 73 due to kidney failure, reports The Rolling Stone.
Stubblefield’s health issues became public knowledge dating back to 2002, when he had a kidney removed and in more recent years, suffered from end-stage renal disease in the last decade.
In 2016, Prince, who considered Stubblefield one of [...]
Chris Brown is keeping the party going.
Named after his Usher and Gucci Mane-assisted single “Party,” the R&B superstar has announced the star-studded “Party Tour” featuring 50 Cent, French Montana, Fabolous, O.T. Genasis, Kap G, and Casanova.
“DATES COMING ASAP!!!! Whens the last time you’ve been to a show/concert and have actually been entertained??? WE COMING!!!!,” tweeted Breezy.
The “Grass Ain’t Greener” singer put on a similar event with his “One Hell of a Nite Tour,” which toured North America and Europe between 2015-2016 and included guests such as French Montana, Migos, Fetty Wap, Omarion, and Kid Ink.
Brown is expected to release his [...]
Cali native Cadence finally returns with some brand new vibes. Following the sexy and playful “Drive,” the R&B singer/songwriter hits on a more serious topic with her new song “PTSD.”
As you may know, PTSD, is an acronym for what is known as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. According to Cadence, who is familiar with the mental illness, the song came out effortlessly, written and produced in less than an hour with her producer Manny (@itsmemte). Using the disorder as her influence, she sings about someone who is struggling to open up in a relationship.
Cadence hopes to inspire others to go into [...]
Indie artist Tanya Jones wants you to feel it and enjoy the good vibes with her new single “Rockin.”
The New York based R&B singer has plans to go out and party all night without a care in the world. Some days and nights we all need to just let go and live in the moment, and Tanya wants to help you have a good time with the feel-good song.
“I ain’t worried ’bout a thing, won’t be home till late / Bills ain’t on my mind / Leavin’ my man home tonight / I’m goin’ to be rockin’, rockin’ tonight,” she [...]
In the last few years, BET has made a play for the scripted content space. Debra Lee, BET’s Chairman and CEO, said it was one of her main goals when she took the reins a decade ago.
“Our audience wants more scripted programming, and when I took over as CEO ten years ago, that was my first promise, that we would get into the original programming arena,” Lee told EBONY.
The move has paid off. The network’s acquisition of Mara Brock Akil’s The Game back in 2011 garnered BET 7.7 million viewers for its premiere, the largest audience for a cable series, [...]
It’s NBA All-Star weekend and the Str8 Drop Allstars are coming for the win!
Indie artists P.C. (Paypa Chasa) and Dougie Jay team up to show us how they do it in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on the smooth single “In My Feelings.”
PC On Tha Track provides a chilled out instrumental, as P.C. and Dougie get all in their feels over situations with their ladies, and living that lavish lifestyle in the flashy music video.
“All these diamonds on me dancin’ / My way of livin’ is lavish / Yea it’s lonely at the way, and everything Str8 Drop / We used to [...]
The Cook County state’s attorney’s office charged LaRoyce Tankson, an Amtrak police officer, with murder on Friday.
The arrest stems from a fatal shooting that took place near Union Station on Feb. 8. Tankson, 31, opened fire in fear of his life after claiming that Chad Robertson, the victim, turned toward him and pulled something from his pocket, the Chicago Tribune reports.
Robertson was taking a bus from Memphis to Minneapolis and had a layover in Chicago. During that time, Tankson found the victim and two others smoking weed outside of Union Station. The group followed his request [...]