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Legendary rock star David Bowie has died at the age of 69 after a battle with cancer. The news was released via a statement posted on his social media accounts that read, “David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle with cancer. While many of you will share […]

The Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, civil rights leader, has died in Birmingham at the age of 89.   Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth survived a bombing, assault, fire hoses and countless arrests while fighting for justice.  In 1997, he told a group of school children that he went to jail 30 or 40 times not for doing wrong but […]

Patti LaBelle will be honored at the 2011 BET Awards where she will be presented with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award. The reward recognizes her 50+ years in the music industry, working with her ’60s soul group the Bluebelles, ’70s rock-influenced group Labelle, her solo career in the ’80s and recent run on Broadway in […]

It’s Tuesday, June 7th and guess what Cincinnati funk/R&B/soul music lovers? We are very excited because we’re celebrating one of the most popular and iconic performers in music’s birthday. Legendary vocalist, actor, musician, producer and songwriter Prince (born Prince Rogers Nelson) turns 53 today so let the party begin and the good times roll! TOP […]

Fashion icon Kimora Lee Simmons joined the Stevey Harvey Morning Show to talk about her new partnership with the “Bounty Make A Clean Difference” campaign that helps to clean schools around the country. She also talked about where she gets her drive from, her husband, actor Djimon Hounso, and how she’s been able to remain […]

Image courtesy of Joerg Koch/Getty Images The Legendary James Brown, better known as the Godfather Of Soul, is celebrating a birthday today. The prolific singer, songwriter, dancer and bandleader is the most sampled artist in history. He was recognized for numerous titles including Soul Brother Number One, Sex Machine, Mr. Dynamite, The Hardest Working Man […]

What a blessing! Jennifer Holliday and Beverly Crawford came by to meet with their fans, who asked questions about their success, their gifts and dealing with trials and triumph! Jennifer Holliday talks about who she admired when she was younger, a funny story about her mom shouting before finishing a song and how to believe […]

Photo by KMazur/WireImage April 20th marks the 60th birthday of R&B legend, the late Luther Vandross. Although not present in the physical form, his music lives on and is often sampled by many artists. Classic, genuine, soulful are just a few words to describe the great Luther Vandross. In honor of his 60th birthday, enjoy […]

All hail the “Queen of Soul” Aretha Louise Franklin. The 18-time Grammy winner was born in Memphis, Tennessee on this day – MArch 25, 1942. Her family later moved to Detroit (affectionately known as the Motor City) when Aretha was only four-years-old. She started out singing in the house of the Lord in Detroit when she was […]

Check out this amazing interview and powerful testimony from Jennifer Holliday who was in town singing at the Metamorphosis Conference! Jennifer gets transparent with us and talks about her 15 year battle with Multiple Sclerosis and how God has brought her out to now sing praises and to tell her story of being blind twice […]

Jazz legend Sir George Shearing, the man behind the classic “Lullaby of Birdland” and the man responsible for leading the noted quintet that also carries his iconic name, died earlier today at age 91. Known primarily for his wonderful works of musical composition and the contributions he’s made to tons of music catalogs, the blind […]

We know it’s the last thing music fans of all ages want to hear just hours after a variety of holiday celebrations have officially ended, but on this cold winter night, we regret to inform you all of the passing of legendary performer and multi-instrumentalist Teena Marie, age 54. We hear Teena Marie’s beloved daughter, […]