Sam Cooke was one of soul music’s greatest talents. The “King of Soul” is largely credited with bridging the gap between pop and soul music using his roots in gospel to influence his formidable vocal talents. Cooke was born January 22, 1931 in Clarksdale, Miss. but was primarily raised in Chicago. As a young man, […]
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.
Black Music Month originated in 1979. President 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.
In honor of his Mother who passed away 23 years ago today, The-Dream has released IAMSAM – a surprise project that features the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter…
The-Dream is making sure we're stocked up on music for the holidays.
A new biopic based on the iconic life of singer Sam Cooke is officially in the works, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The publication reports…
Pioneering soul singer Sam Cooke (pictured), also dubbed the “King Of Soul,” left an unmistakable mark on the music industry, and his contributions led to…
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soul (Middle English, from Old English sawol) – 1. the animating and vital principle in human beings, credited with the faculties of thought, actions and emotion and often conceived as an immaterial entity. 2. a sense of ethnic pride among African-Americans, expressed in areas such as language, social customs, religion and music.