The 2018 Black Music Honors recognized the legacy of Aretha Franklin during the award show taping on Thursday, August 16. . Hosted by 2017 Marconi Award Winner Rickey Smiley and singer/actress LeToya Luckett, the annual two-hour television special honors artists and musicians who have influenced and made significant contributions to American music. This year’s honorees were Bobby Brown, Faith Evans, Bebe & Cece Winans, Whodini, Stephanie Mills and Dallas Austin. ... read more »
The 28th Annual Long Beach Jazz Festival (LBJF) took place this past weekend at beautiful Rainbow Lagoon, in downtown Long Beach, California and featured a wide range of Jazz and Rhythm and Blues performers from the legendary guitarist, Stanly Clarke to songstress Stephany Mills for three days of music and fun. ... read more »
Medical examiners performing an autopsy on Bobbi Kristina Brown said Monday their initial findings turned up no obvious cause of death, while experts said the months that have passed since Brown was found face-down in a bathtub are working against authorities now tasked with solving how she died.
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