We are sad to report that Otis Redding III, the youngest son of the iconic soul singer who became a revered musician in his own right, has died at the age of 59. As reported by ABC affiliate WGXA in Macon, GA, Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones confirmed Redding’s death at a local hospital on Tuesday […]


Clay, known for blues songs like "Trying to Live My Life Without You" and "The Only Way is Up," died after suffering a heart attack

HBO's Lucinda Martinez talks about Solange and Janelle Monae's surprise music tour and why we're celebrating Bessie Smith's work today.

The passing of blues legend B.B. King has left musicians and fans in mourning, honoring him on social media, and praising him for his nearly…

Angie Fisher‘s debut powerful, bluesy track, is the song that arrests your attention immediately as she belts her first note. “I.R.S.” is a song about something…

Today, we celebrate one of the most popular and iconic performers in music’s history. Legendary vocalist, actor, musician, producer and songwriter Prince (born Prince Rogers Nelson) turns 56 today, so let’s party like it’s 1999. Top 10 Prince songs The first time I saw Prince perform was at a music industry convention in the early […]

Miki Howard was born to sing, her career began at a very early age–her influences include Aretha Franklin, Nancy Wilson and Dinah Washington to name a few. She’s given us great hits like, “Baby Be Mine,” “Come Share My Love” and “Love Under New Management”. Her vocals and style are so unique, she sings R&B, […]

In light of our friends struggling around the world with the earthquakes and tsunami’s here is the song comfort. Our prayers are with you.

juke (of West African origin, akin to Wolof dzug, to live wickedly) – a roadside drinking establishment that offers cheap drinks, food and music for dancing, often blues music.