New Edition Kicks Off Tour in Columbus, GA

The Iconic Group is on a 30-City Tour/Written by @ROBNEHISTORIAN The Legendary Group New Edition kicks off its 30-City Culture Tour tonight in Columbus, GA to an anticipated sold-out crowd. New Edition, with all six members are touring the country with Charlie Wilson and the recently reunited JODECI. This concert package put together by theContinue reading “New Edition Kicks Off Tour in Columbus, GA”

John O. is ‘Classic’

A Rockin’ Tribute Track to LL Cool J Hip-Hop Artist John O. is back with a new single “Classic” and the song is receiving airplay on SiriusXM’s ‘Rock the Bells’ radio. ‘Classic’ is the first release off The Upcoming Album ‘The Making of Johnollie.’ The Video ‘Classic’ (J.T.S.) was directed by Andrew G. and isContinue reading “John O. is ‘Classic’”

Artist Spotlight: Doc E.C ‘What Have I Done To You?’

New Single Gives You ‘Mellow Funk’ Welcome to the ‘new’ Old School. Doc E.C. is a rising singer-songwriter from Port Arthur, Texas who has a hot new record called ‘What Have I Done To You?’ Currently, he now resides with his family near Tallahassee in Midway, Florida. Doc grew up in the performing arts. BeingContinue reading “Artist Spotlight: Doc E.C ‘What Have I Done To You?’”

Bell Biv DeVoe Throws Out First Pitch at Fenway Park Today to Promote Upcoming Concert with NKOTB

BBD in Concert with NKOTB August 6th The R&B/Pop Trio Bell Biv DeVoe were todays guest at Boston’s Fenway Park as the group threw out the first pitch before the Red Sox game. Bell Biv DeVoe, consist of Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins and Ronnie DeVoe, all of whom are from the supergroup New Edition. TheContinue reading “Bell Biv DeVoe Throws Out First Pitch at Fenway Park Today to Promote Upcoming Concert with NKOTB”

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”

Carl Thomas, Donell Jones and Dave Hollister Form a New R&B Group “The Chi”

Three R&B Superstars Form a Trio R&B Superstars Carl Thomas, Dave Hollister and Donell Jones announced that they have formed a trio called “The Chi” and will be recording new music. Dave Hollister, originally from the group Blackstreet, announced the formation of the new group on Instagram. “The music, the voices finally coming together toContinue reading “Carl Thomas, Donell Jones and Dave Hollister Form a New R&B Group “The Chi””

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”

Soul Legend Alexander O’Neal Teams Up With The Salvation Army & Homeless Worldwide, For Charity Single “What A Wonderful World”

R&B/Soul legend, Alexander O’Neal has teamed with Homeless Worldwide and The Salvation Army, release a cover of Louis Armstrong’s classic “What A Wonderful World”, to raise money for the homeless this Christmas. All proceeds from the single will be donated to Homeless Worldwide and The Salvation Army in the UK & Ireland. Hailing from MinneapolisContinue reading “Soul Legend Alexander O’Neal Teams Up With The Salvation Army & Homeless Worldwide, For Charity Single “What A Wonderful World””

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”