They are one of the all-time great R&B vocal groups, and they’re still going strong today. But with lead members Eddie Levert and Walter Williams now at age 75 and 74 respectively, the O’Jays are beginning to plan an exit. In a special tribute to the group this morning on the national television... Read More.
Chicago police have opened an investigation into the death of Temptations singer Dennis Edwards. The 74-year-old crooner passed away at Rush University Medical Center on February 2, one day before his 75th birthday. At the time of his death, Edwards’ widow, Brenda Edwards, said he died because of complications from meningitis, however, law... Read More.
Edwin Hawkins, a Grammy Award-winning singer who merged gospel and secular sounds in a career highlighted by the accidental crossover hit “Oh Happy Day” in 1969, died on Monday in Pleasanton, Calif., east of San Francisco. He was 74. The cause was pancreatic cancer, said his publicist, Bill Carpenter. Mr. Hawkins, part of... Read More.
Sources close to the family confirmed that legendary singer Denise Lasalle Died around 10:30 pm Monday June 8th in A Tennessee hospital from complications of A recent surgery. Born Ora Denise Allen , known by the stage name Denise LaSalle, is an American blues and R&B/soul singer, songwriter, and record producer who, since the death of Koko... Read More.
It was nearly a year ago that legendary soul songstress Anita Baker announced that she was retiring. Well, 2018 is starting with a happy tweet from her that she isn’t quite ready to hang things up yet. Yesterday, Ms. Baker issued a new tweet: sO Much 2 CELEBRATE with you #2018. 60th Bday in 25 days… Farewell Concert... Read More.
Barack Obama may no longer be president, but for the 10th year in a row he’s still the “most admired man” in America, according to new survey data from Gallup. The annual poll, taken every year but one since 1946, asks respondents to name their most admired man and woman, as well as... Read More.
After being fired from the White House, Omarosa Manigault Newman has been teasing “her story.” Reports claims the reality star will earn as much as $10 million for a book deal and she is ready to spill every drop of the tea. According to Life & Style,“Omarosa has dirt on the Trumps’ ‘icy’... Read More.
24 year old Darrell Wallace, Jr will be the first black driver in Nascar Cup since 2006. Wallace commented in The Bleacher Report: “I’ve never had any issues with racism or racist people at the track for as long as I’ve been racing in NASCAR,” Wallace says from behind the wheel. “All of... Read More.