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Black Music Month originated in 1979. Jimmy Carter proclaimed the month of June as Black Music Month to celebrate the wonderful music, the  achievements, births, important timelines, events and to remember those we lost.

After their great chemistry on the first installment of his ‘Black Radio’ series, Robert Glasper links up with Erykah Badu once again. Glasper is recreating music by the late great Miles Davis for an upcoming tribute album called Everything’s Beautiful. According to an interview with Rolling Stone magazine, the album will feature re-created songs with […]

The singer is gracing us yet again with a new feature on Robert Glasper's remake of the Miles Davis' classic "Maiysha."

Because who else is going to have a freestyle about Kobe's retirement this soon other than Fabolous?

The stage is set for the release of the Miles Davis biopic that'll premiere in theatres April 1st.

In the new trailer for Miles Ahead, we see Don fully embrace the smooth talking, legendary jazz player.

Don Cheadle has been trying to get a Miles Davis biopic done for over a decade and finally it’s happening.  he put a lot of his own money into the project and even sought support via crowd funding on Indiegogo.  Shooting for “Miles Ahead” begins this week in Cincinnati. Unlike some other biopics–namely Jimi Hendrix […]

  Don Cheadle has become the latest filmmaker to launch a crowdfunding campaign, seeking to raise $325,000 to support his Miles Davis biopic “Miles Ahead.” Read More

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History making musicians Miles Davis and Edith Piaf are making history even in their deaths. The two are being honored as they join the ranks of the postage stamp family for the U.S. and also the French postal service. Along with a commemorative stamp, Davis’s life will soon be on display in a feature film, […]

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Funeral services for Walter L. Gordon, Jr., a legendary Los Angeles trial attorney, drew scores of prominent elected and appointed officials and noted civic and community leaders. For nearly seven decades, Gordon, who died April 16 and would have been 104 on June 22, represented mostly African-American clients with an irrepressible combination of dignity, wit […]

Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare) 270 E 30th Street, New York, NY 10001 When: April 1970 What: Miles Davis’ first certified gold record sold more than half a million copies, later being recognized as one of jazz’s greatest albums and a progenitor of the jazz rock genre. NEXT | PREVIOUS In celebration […]

jive (origin unknown) – 1. the jargon of jazz musicians or enthusiasts. 2. deceptive, nonsensical or glib talk. 3. to play or dance to jive music.