TV One’s award-winning series “Unsung,” returns with an all-new season of hitmakers and game changers starting Wednesday, June 3 at 8 p.m./ET. The premiere episode features Ike Turner and the explores the controversy that surrounded his life and career. Credited with the first recorded rock and roll song and the creator of the Ike and Tina Turner Revue, this episode of “Unsung” highlights the genius that was Ike Turner and delves into his childhood traumas that would ultimately cause his emotional issues destroying his band, marriage and reputation.
This season is filled with trailblazing artists that dominated the charts, pushed the boundaries of their genre and inspired legions of fans with their legendary sound. Viewers will be able to reflect on the lives of innovative, soul stirring singers of the 60s and 70s including Ike Turner, Otis Redding and the Godfather of Go-Go, Chuck Brown as well as return to hip-hop’s golden age with Kid ‘n Play, DJ Quik and Xscape. In a special episode, Unsung Revisited, viewers will receive an update on artists, including Full Force, Zapp & Roger, Sylvester, and Miki Howard, who following their features on the series, have experienced profound changes to their lives and legacy.
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