Rapper Common stared his career as Common Sense in 1992. He released his debut album “Can I Borrow A Dollar” to critical and underground acclaim. After his 1994 album Resurrection, Common dropped the “Sense” from his name and reached new levels. Albums such as like “Be” and “Finding Forever” help Common reach the status as one […]

Jill Scott busted into the music industry with a huge first release Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1 in 2000 right in the midst of the neo-soul movement.  Scott grew up in a single parent household in Philadelphia and was known for her poetic talent and writing abilities gaining her the nickname […]

Once considered just the “kid sister” to Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson evolved into her own singular being. Beginning with 1986’s Control, Jackson would embark on a streak of not only changing the sound of R&B but also setting a mark for female artists, regardless of genre. With her collaborations with former Prince proteges Jimmy Jam […]

There’s no doubt about it that Boyz II Men is one of the best, if not the best male R&B groups to-date. They have delivered hit after hit since 1985 when they were originally named Unique Attraction. Their current name, Boyz II Men, came from New Edition’s song “Boys To Men” as they frequently mention […]

Walter Hawkins is a member of the legendary Hawkins Family. His older brother, Edwin Hawkins was the leader of the Edwin Hawkins Singers, made popular due to the 1968 hit “Oh Happy Day.” Walter was married to Tramaine Hawkins, who was also a member of the Hawkins Singers and her husband’s “Love Center Choir.” During […]

Follow The Beat On Twitter: In the short amount of time that Puerto Rican Bronx rapper Big Pun was with us, its safe to say he touched the world. Despite being overweight, it never stopped him from pursuing his rap career which prospered from 1997 until his death at age 28 in 2000. Big Pun […]

Dorothy Norwood is a Gospel Music icon. She began touring with her family at the age of eight, and in 1956 began singing with fellow Gospel icon Mahalia Jackson. In the early 1960s, Norwood became a member of the gospel group The Caravans, which would included fellow Gospel music legends Albertina Walker, Shirley Caesar, Inez Andrews, […]

Follow The Beat On Twitter: Master P helped pave the way for a lot of rappers today. He made it cool to also be an entrepreneur in the 90’s and used his brand to make millions outside of music. He’s responsible for bringing No Limit Records and his hometown New Orleans to the front of the […]

Follow Majic 94.5 On Twitter: Before Charlie Wilson was a solo act, he was a member of The Gap Band, with his brothers Ronnie and Robert. Over the span of his career, he’s been nominated for 11 Grammy’s, won 2 NAACP Image awards, and has overcome his addictions to drugs and alcohol. Although a soul […]

Born in Dallas, Texas, but raised with Atlanta, Georgia swag and flavor, Usher has been a one-of kind heathrob since the he release of his second album My Way in 1997, followed by Confessions in 2004, when he established himself as one of the best-selling musical artists of the 2000s decade, selling 20 million copies worldwide. Since then, Usher has sold […]