Rick James

Black Music Month originated in 1979. Jimmy Carter proclaimed the month of June as Black Music Month to celebrate the wonderful music, the  achievements, births, important timelines, events and to remember those we lost.

NewsOne’s Top 5 takes a quick look at the trending stories you’re talking about: Indiana Police Searching For Bank Robbers Dressed As Rick James & Super…

Mary Christine Brockert born March 5, 1956, better known by her stage name Teena Marie, was known for her distinctive soulful vocals, which initially caused many listeners…

  Unsung, one of the most popular music documentary shows ever, is back for another season of profiles of musicians who didn’t get their just…

Rick James’s biography Glow has met the approval of one tough critic – his daughter, Ty James. “I love this book,” Ty says. “I tried…

From over-sized bags, fringe, wide brimmed hats and boots, we’ve gathered a few of our favorite celebrities, both old and new school, who have incorporated…

Oakland native Keyshia Cole is really going for blood in the new video for her single “Rick James” that features Juicy J. She and her…

R&B singer Keyshia Cole is back to kicking ass and taking names on her brand new song “Rick James” that features Juicy J. The Oakland…

1980s girl group Mary Jane Girls had a few hits and disappeared from the limelight. Two of its members decided they wanted to breathe some…

Fly Ty’s Variety show has done it again with a tribute to Rick James at the Excelsior Club.

We're still lamenting the loss of Teena Marie, who died suddenly on Dec. 26 last year. Marie's death stunned the R&B world which will forever remember her as Lady Tee was Rick James' protege.

This week the urban music community suffered a huge blow when hip hop legend Heavy D died.  Heavy D’s death is just one in  a growing list of artists who have passed in recent years. This weekend we will dedicate our station to honor Heavy D the other lost R&B and hip hop legends.  Tune […]