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Whitney Houston's 'Bodyguard' soundtrack won the top prize at the Grammys in 1994. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images) A new documentary about Whitney Houston, that premiered at the Cannes Film Festival this week, is revealing some stunning and heartbreaking allegations about the music icon’s early childhood. In Whitney, Oscar-winning filmmaker Kevin Macdonald’s film alleges that the Grammy-winning was...
by Tracy Sow The world of Blues recently celebrated the 39th Blues Music Awards (BMA’s) in downtown Memphis. The BMA’s are the highest honors in Blues and many consider it as the “Grammy of Blues.” It was an exciting week of inductions into the Blues Hall of Fame, awards and...
More than 100,000 music fans swarmed Tom Lee Park for the 2018 Beale Street Music Festival, and were treated to an amazing weekend of music, food and fun. Huge crowds turned out for the hip-hop acts. And while neo-soul star Erykah Badu packed them in, the makeup was decidedly different....
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Charles Sims Jr. is not all business. Sometimes his business – financial management – intersects with his need to unwind and enjoy smooth jazz. And when those two interests come together, well, you get the “Perfect Note.” On business in Birmingham, Ala., Sims was directed to nearby Hoover, Ala. and...
Sunday night wrapped up another Beale St. Music Festival, and Erykah Badu shut the fest DOWN! Check out these images from her set by Warren Roseborough!  
(Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images)R. Kelly broke his silence on growing sexual assault allegations to blame the media for trying to stain his musical legacy and says he’s “heartbroken” over claims that he’s a sexual predator.According to The Hollywood Reporter, Kelly released a statement Friday refuting the allegations made by several women who...
No stranger to the Beale Street Music Festival, Memphis-rooted Al Kapone said his 2018 performance will surely represent the artistry of Memphis this weekend. “It’s a priority that I represent Memphis in the best way,” Kapone told The New Tri-State Defender Wednesday afternoon. “We’re known for music culture, which is...
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 25: R. Kelly performs in concert at Barclays Center on September 25, 2015 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Pont/Getty Images)After an onslaught of recent protests over R. Kelly’smusic and the rise of the #MuteRKelly campaign following...
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At the age of 48, Whitney Houston died a tragic death on Feb. 11, 2012. The singer’s body was found in a bathtub at the famed Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif. According to the official autopsy report, the cause of death was an accidental drowning, and heart disease...
To commemorate its 15th anniversary, the Stax Museum of American Soul Music will celebrate on May 3 with all-day free museum admission and entertainment from 6 p.m. to 8:30 pm. The museum, which is located at the corner of College St. and McLemore Ave. – at the original site of...
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