When you've collaborated with Michael Jackson, Patti LaBelle, Prince and crushed it in the Doobie Brothers, can you hang up your hat and call it a day? Even if Yacht Rock, Family Guy, and The 40-Year-Old Virgin will never forget you, the legendary Michael McDonald believes there's always work to be ... More >>
Tech N9ne is the only rapper on the 2013 Forbes Hip-Hop Cash Kings list who wears face paint and has performed at the Gathering of the Juggalos six times. After raking in an impressive $7.5 million over the past 12 months, the Kansas City native appears on the list in between Swizz Beatz and 50 Cent ... More >>
Twin Cities native producer Jimmy Jam took to the airwaves yesterday to discuss the legacy of the late Soul Train founder Don Cornelius. Speaking to KCRW's Steve Chiotakis in Los Angeles, Jam noted that he'd just attended an event with Berry Gordy and Quincy Jones, and noted that Cornelius belong ... More >>
If you have been to any kind of Hip-Hop event over the last ten years, pretty great odds you have seen Kevin Beacham. Easily recognizable with his long dreads flirting over his shoulders he could be the Scott Seekins of the hip-hop community with his appearance. He usually rocks a comic book t-sh ... More >>
You go to war with the military you have, I guess.
There's such a deficit of collective songwriting talent and ability out there that we've absolutely gotta re-make "We Are The World" as a Haiti benefit event single?
Mo'Nique truly shines in Lee Daniels's film
"Music mags Spin and Vibe have been quietly put on the market, giving leading suitor Quincy Jones some unwelcome competition," reported Radar Magazine last week. "There are a number of parties with strong interest in the properties," one source is quoted as saying. "I think both magazines will have ... More >>
Jazz singer Shirley Horn died last night after a long illness. She was 71. She was elected to the Lionel Hampton Jazz Hall of Fame in in 1996, and in 1998, she won the Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Performance for her tribute to Miles Davis, I Remember Miles.
A short tour of some of the Twin Cities' historic recording studios
Submitting to the sadistic novels of Bruce Wagner
Mint Condition and Sounds of Blackness trace soul's tributaries to the cusp of the mainstreamMint Condition and Sounds of Blackness trace soul's tributaries to the cusp of the mainstream