The Isley Brothers to have 2 New Jersey streets renamed in their honor

The legendary Isley Brothers will be celebrated on Thursday, June 24, 2021, in Teaneck and Englewood, New Jersey. The Township of Teaneck and the City of Englewood are paying homage to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees by renaming a street in the area they both share. The cities are located within two […]

Verzuz set: Isley Brothers take on Earth, Wind & Fire among other hot matchups

April is going to be fire. Literally. Swizz Beatz and Timbaland announced a blazing lineup for the month, which will feature an Easter Day matchup on April 2, 2021, between two canonized pillars of R&B: The Isley Brothers and Earth, Wind & Fire. The announcement comes after the heavyweight Verzuz bout between Wu-Tang Clan’s Raekwon and […]

Ronald Isley refutes death hoax

[jwplatform Q0GmOvUr] A terrible rumor that soul singer Ronald Isley passed away was running rampant on the Internet recently. TMZ caught up with the legend to prove that he’s still alive and get his take on the hoax.

Atlanta gets ready for this weekend’s UNCF An Evening of Stars

UNCF An Evening of Stars moves to Atlanta Actor-comedian Anthony Anderson returns to host the 35th Annual UNCF An Evening of Stars for the second consecutive year. This year’s taping on Sunday, April 6, 2014 will be held at it’s new home, Atlanta, specifically The Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center. Grammy Award-winning artists Jill Scott, the […]

Movie Director Jason Orr’s ‘Diary of a Decade’ Documents Musical Roots

And the beat goes on — literally — or at least the controversy does about what constitutes good music. In the documentary Diary of a Decade, the issue is expertly examined and arrives at some very definitive conclusions. Directed by music aficionado Jason Orr, the film features the music that generations of black and white […]

Ronald Isley: The Art of Defying Time

Ronald Isley’s cool factor doesn’t have an expiration date. At 70 years-young, his immaculate voice conjures memories for those who came of age during the soul era and his sleek Mr. Biggs persona has allowed him to continue creating baby making music for the hip-hop generation. Solidified through theatrical-like collaborations with R. Kelly, Isley also […]

Branford Marsalis, Musiq Excite Music Lovers at Jazz in the Gardens

The lovely weather continued in Miami, and patrons were excited about day two of the Jazz in the Gardens music festival. Newcomer Sy Smith kicked things off and got the crowd ready for a day and evening of incredible music. New Orleans native and jazz legend Branford Marsalis hit the stage with his intriguing brand […]