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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 […]

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The music world lost another of its bright stars in Leon Ware last Thursday, but the songwriter has left behind one of the richest legacies in the industry. As a songwriter and producer, Ware was behind some of R&B’s biggest hits and lent his pen to many a musical legend. Ware was born on February […]

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Just ahead of their three night biopic mini-series on BET, beginning Tuesday night at 9 p.m., Ronnie, Bobby, Ricky, Ralph, Mike and Johnny of New Edition were awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame. These guys were such a big influence for me and my bros. So happy their finally getting their star. […]

Watch POTUS hilariously pop it with Usher and Janelle Monáe at "BET’s Love and Happiness: A Musical Experience" event.

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David Bowie was not only a cultural icon, but he was also a fan of black music and often advocated for musicians of color to…

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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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Four-time Grammy nominated singer Jaheim is performing Friday at the 2015 Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion! His new single Back In My Arms is out…

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Deanna Brown Thomas, the daughter of the legendary James Brown, is bringing the James Brown Academy of Musik Pupils, also known as the J.A.M.P. Masters…

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In a move sure to delight their fans, BET has announced they will be doing a miniseries on the group New Edition. Ronnie, Bobby, Ricky,…

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  You may already know Tank as a talented singer, but now you can see him regularly as an actor playing the role of Donovan…

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  Jazmine Sullivan talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about her time in Ft. Lauderdale, FL at the Urban League Conference, her big break from…

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Usher Raymond has been a star since he was a teenager and has even brought along the next generation of singers with his protege, Justin…