Highlights from Rolling Loud Concert Weekend in Miami

The three-day Rolling Loud Festival has been a sold-out success with a big opening night Friday at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida that concludes today. The highly anticipated event has drawn tens of thousands of fans and some of the biggest names in music today in the Hip Hop and R&B genre.Continue reading “Highlights from Rolling Loud Concert Weekend in Miami”

The 2021 Soul Café Awards to be held on 9/11 at the Renton Pavilion Events Center in Renton, WA

Hosted by Andy Stokes The 2021 Soul Café Awards will be held at the Renton Pavilion Events Center on September 11th in Renton, WA. The event will feature live performances and awards covering over 20 categories. The Awards Show will be hosted by The Northwest King of Soul Andy Stokes and artists scheduled to performContinue reading “The 2021 Soul Café Awards to be held on 9/11 at the Renton Pavilion Events Center in Renton, WA”

Hip Hop Legend Biz Markie Passes Away at Age 57. Fans & Peers Mourn His Death

Biz Markie, the legendary rapper, D.J. and producer whose humorous lyrics and off-key wail on songs like “Just a Friend” earned him the nickname Clown Prince of Hip-Hop, died on Friday his manager confirmed. He was 57. Musicians and entertainers took to social media to offer their condolences to Biz Markie. LL Cool J postedContinue reading “Hip Hop Legend Biz Markie Passes Away at Age 57. Fans & Peers Mourn His Death”

A Closer Look at The Iconic Group New Edition in the 21st Century

Ronnie, Bobby, Ricky, Mike, Ralph & Johnny Continue to Make Music and Tour By Robert ‘Smith’ Mitts @ROBNEHISTORIAN New Edition exploded on the music scene in 1983 with their smash #1 hit ‘Candy Girl’ and the rest as they say is history. The group, consisting of members Bobby Brown, Michael Bivins, Ricky Bell, Ralph Tresvant,Continue reading “A Closer Look at The Iconic Group New Edition in the 21st Century”

Retrospective 30th Anniversary Look at Ralph Tresvant’s 1990 Classic Solo Album

Written by @ROBNEHISTORIAN 11/20/20 Tresvant Shines on R&B/New Jack Debut 30 years ago, on November 20, 1990, Ralph Tresvant, the lead singer of the Iconic Group New Edition, released one of the most anticipated albums in recent memory. On this day, he released his solo debut, his self titled ‘Ralph Tresvant’ album. Ralph Tresvant isContinue reading “Retrospective 30th Anniversary Look at Ralph Tresvant’s 1990 Classic Solo Album”

The Jerky Boys Set to Release Brand New Album November 27th

First Album In 20 Years The Jerky Boys are back with the new calls, new characters and the same Jerky Boys attitude! “Johnny Brennan’s cultural phenomenon in the 1990s makes a comeback with their first new Jerky Boys album in over 20 years” according to Comedy Dynamics, the label who’s putting out the record.  Join Sol Rosenberg,Continue reading “The Jerky Boys Set to Release Brand New Album November 27th”

Public Enemy Return To Def Jam With New Album: ‘What You Gonna Do When The Grid Goes Down’

Chuck D & Flavor Flav Return To Bring the Noise On Friday September 25, 2020, The Legendary Hip Hop Group Public Enemy released their new album ‘What You Gonna Do When The Grid Goes Down’ for their return to DEF JAM Records. The group has been away from DEF JAM for over two decades. TheContinue reading “Public Enemy Return To Def Jam With New Album: ‘What You Gonna Do When The Grid Goes Down’”

Legendary Heavy D To Be Honored With Sculpture in His Hometown

The late rapper Heavy D is being honored with a sculpture in his hometown of Mount Vernon, New York. Born Dwight Errington Myers, Heavy D grew up in Mount Vernon and passed away too soon, at the age of 44 in 2011. The Sculpture is being called ‘Peaceful Journey’ which was the title of theContinue reading “Legendary Heavy D To Be Honored With Sculpture in His Hometown”

Rapper John O. Releases New Video Featuring Throwback Clips of R&B & Hip Hop Artists Who Paved The Way

New Video for ‘Old Thing Back’ On Friday August 28th, Rapper John O. released his new visual to his latest single ‘Old Thing Back’ by dropping his new video to the masses. Old heads and New Heads will enjoy this body of work, as it features the pioneers in 80’s Hip Hop and R&B. TheContinue reading “Rapper John O. Releases New Video Featuring Throwback Clips of R&B & Hip Hop Artists Who Paved The Way”

Donnie Simpson Nominated For Radio Hall Of Fame

Radio & TV Personality Legend Legendary Radio and TV Host Donnie Simpson has been nominated for the Radio Hall of Fame which he announced today on Twitter. Hall of Fame membership voting begins this Monday and public voting will start a week later. Simpson, who has been on the radio in Detroit and Washington, D.C.Continue reading “Donnie Simpson Nominated For Radio Hall Of Fame”