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In December 2006, James Brown, “The Godfather of Soul,” died from a heart attack and fluid build-up. Now CNN has posted a shocking investigative series titled “Lost in the Woods with James Brown’s Ghost,” which alleges that Brown was murdered. The startling claims are a result of a two-year investigative report by CNN.  It all…

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The family of soul legend James Brown is in mourning after the passing of Venisha Brown, his daughter with Yvonne Fair, formerly of The Chantels. She was 53. Brown died Wednesday night, Sept. 19, at Augusta University Health Medical Center in Augusta, Georgia, due to complications from pneumonia, according to a statement released by her…

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Aretha Franklin represented the essence of soul, glamour and prestige during her life and career. So it was fitting that Franklin’s casket represent a touch of royalty during her homegoing service. Here are five things to know about Aretha Franklin’s amazing casket. Name and origin Franklin was laid to rest in a Z94 Promethean bronze casket. The…

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The Georgia Legislative Black Caucus held its annual dinner on Thursday, February 26, at the Georgia World Congress Center. At this year’s event, they honored African Americans in arts and entertainment with Georgia ties. It was hosted by actor-comedian Chris Tucker and Fox news anchor Cynne’ Simpson. Honorees included Steve Allen, Andre Thompson, Brenda Sigletary…

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Whether anyone likes it or not, Young Thug matters in today’s rap scene. The 23-year-old rapper has gone from virtual unknown to appearances alongside T.I., touring with Cash Money’s Birdman, and even a feature in Rolling Stone. Among other things discussed in the article, Thug, born Jeffrey Williams, tells Rolling Stone about his difficult up…

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Drizzy Drake is “on a roll like Cottonelle” indeed. The Young Money rapper just made history by passing legendary band The Beatles on the list for most times appearing on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. With his guest appearance on protégé iLoveMakonnen’s “Tuesday,” Drake now has 72 appearances on the chart in comparison to The Beatles’ 71 entries.…

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Michael Jackson was loved by most and adored by many. Throughout his lifetime in the music industry, he acquired a long list of celebrity friends. Befriending a wide range of influential people, from Princess Diana, Nelson Mandela, and Elizabeth Taylor to Whitney Houston and Eddie Murphy, Jackson was again, loved by many, including millions of fans…

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