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Photo Credit: Montez Miller Legendary musician Stevie Wonder took Detroit to higher ground on Wednesday, Dec. 21 with the dedication of a street in his honor. Hundreds of devoted fans braved the winter temps to witness history as the corner of Milwaukee Avenue and Woodward Avenue was renamed Stevie Wonder Avenue. Bodies were cold, but hearts were…

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Stevie Wonder pays tribute to long time friend and collaborator Prince. In a heartfelt essay penned for Rolling Stone, the “Superstition” singer praised The Purple One’s music, calling it “so picturesque that even I could see it.” “Prince’s music was so picturesque that even I could see it. I could see his boss Mr. McGee,…

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Keith Robinson

Though you may not know it, actor Keith Robinson (Dreamgirls, Get On Up ) is an accomplished singer-songwriter in his own right. A native of Kentucky, Robinson began pursuing a music career while still in high school as a member of a group he describes as a “Diet Jodeci.” Later, while attending the University of Georgia, another group he was a part…

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Veteran “Bad Boy of R&B,” Bobby Brown has delivered a string of chart-topping hit singles, as both a member of his supergroup New Edition, as well as on his own as a revered soloist. His latest contribution is Paul Campbell, comprised of singers Tim Campbell and Terrill Paul, an act that Brown recently unleashed through…

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Veteran film and video producer Karolyn Ali, who was nominated for an Oscar for her work on the 2003 documentary Tupac: Resurrection, passed away earlier this week in her Los Angeles home. She was 70. Throughout her career, Ali worked on a number of well-received commercials, documentaries, films and music videos for the likes of Stevie…

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Iconic singer Stevie Wonder has always been known not only as an award-winning singer and songwriter, but also an activist. You know the soulful “Happy Birthday” song we all sing? That was written by Stevie Wonder to help Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. receive a holiday in his honor. On the final leg of his…

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Many people know of Michael Jackson’s legendary moonwalk dance, but not many people know he debuted it during Motown’s historic TV special “Motown 25: Yesterday · Today · Forever”, which originally aired on May 16, 1983. Fans new and old will get to relive the magic moment and groundbreaking night as Public Broadcasting Service has just…

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Legendary gospel artist Andraé Crouch, who for over 50 years helped close the divide between gospel and mainstream music, died Jan. 8 at the age of 72. Crouch had been taken to Northridge Hospital Medical Center in Los Angeles over the weekend after suffering a heart attack. A native of San Francisco, Crouch penned his…

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Signed, sealed, but not yet delivered… After secretly giving birth to a child together last year, Stevie Wonder, 64, and his fiancée Tomeeka Robyn Bracy, 25, are allegedly expecting triplets! According to a story published by The Enquirer, the “Superstition” singer secretly had a baby with Bracy last year and has moved into his soon-to-be…

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The smooth jazz velvety voice of Maysa Leaks warmed the hearts of the audience on a cool night at Wolf Creek Amphitheater at the last of their Jazz Series. Maysa has performed with Stevie Wonder and with the British jazz-funk-R&B band Incognito. She is no stranger to performing and being the best. For more pictures…

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Self-described ’90s backpacker, Jay iLLa has dabbled in all four elements of hip-hop culture but finally found his calling with two turntables and a mixer after a long infatuation with being an emcee. Under the tutelage of DJ Shaun T, Jay was able to make a respectable name for himself in the Chicago nightlife scene.…

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