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Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991) was an American jazz musician, trumpeter, band leader, and composer. Widely considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century, Miles Davis was, with his musical groups, at the forefront of several major developments in jazz music, including bebop, cool jazz, hard bop,modal jazz, and jazz […]

Can you believe it… Ms. Jackson turns 47 today! The American recording artist and actress has a series of sonically innovative, socially conscious and sexually provocative records, as well as elaborate stage shows, television and film roles, she has been a prominent figure in popular culture for over 25 years. Miss Jackson is the youngest child […]

James Joseph Brown (May 3, 1933 – December 25, 2006)  gone but not forgotten “Godfather of soul” was also known as the “King Of Funk”.  His work helped shaped the course of contemporary music. His catalog of classics have made him the most sample recording artist to this day.  The hip-hop world finds his work to be […]

Cathy Hughes, born Catherine Elizabeth Woods in Omaha, Nebraska on April 22, 1947, is an African-American  entrepreneur, radio and television personality and business executive. Hughes founded the media company Radio One and later expanded into TV One, the company went public in 1998, making Hughes the first and only African-American female to head a publicly traded corporation at the time. In the […]

Everyone loves Law & Order! So, it shouldn’t be too hard to remember actor Jerry Orbach who played Detective Lennie Briscoe.  Jerry of course is no longer cast on the show, he died December 28, 2004. He died at age 69 of prostate cancer. Jerry studied acting at Lee Strasberg at the Actors’ Studio during his youth. […]