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R.I.P. Frankie Knuckles

Frankie Knuckles, the Godfather of House Music, whose legend looms large over electronic music past and present, has passed away at the age of 59. While details remain vague, fellow Chicago house heroes DJ Deeon, … read more »

POSTED April 1, 2014 12:33AM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (3) TAGS: ,
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Amiri Baraka: Poet Laureate

Amiri Baraka is the father of bastard literature January 2014: Amiri Baraka, the poet and playwright who gave Black arts a capital B, died today. He was 79. Today, we look back at his life … read more »

POSTED January 9, 2014 6:47PM IN FEATURES Comments (4) TAGS: , , , , ,
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Watch T.I.’s Eulogy for Doe B

During an overflowing funeral service Saturday at Montgomery, Alabama’s True Divine Baptist Church, T.I. delivered a eulogy for Doe B, the rapper who was shot and killed on December 28th. He was 22 years old. … read more »

POSTED January 6, 2014 11:32AM IN MUSIC NEWS, MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , ,
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Daily Inspiration: Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first black president and greatest son, has died. Mandela, who was 95, led the peaceful emancipation of South Africa from a white minority government in in the early ’90s, after spending … read more »

POSTED December 5, 2013 6:55PM IN MP3 / STREAMS, MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , , ,