Martin Luther King Jr. loved South Florida. He visited the region many times throughout his career. He was a contemporary of some of Miami's most upstanding citizens, like Father Theodore Gibson of Overtown, as well as some of our most venerable party starters, like WMBM disc jockey Milton "Butterba ... More >>
"You never get too old to fuck," says 72-year-old R&B singer Benny Latimore. "In case they take me for granted, I may be an old dog, but I still know how to bury the bone." You may or may not know his name. But Latimore's been in showbiz for half a century. He had a string of chart-topping h ... More >>
Betty Wright is a legendary, Grammy-winning, Miami-based singer-songwriter who has released 16 albums.She scored her first big hit in the '70s at the age of 17 with the million-selling "Cleanup Woman." Later, she became the first black woman to release a gold record on her own label. In hip ... More >>
Photo by Tom Craig/Seminole Hard Rock Aretha FranklinHard Rock Live, HollywoodTuesday, March 16, 2010What doesn't become a legend the most? Well, for starters, a certain behavior pattern that leads the public to wonder if an artist has dived face-first off a 12-story balcony without considering a ... More >>
public domain image via Florida Guy 128 on wikimedia commons.Hallandale Beach at SunsetThe image above is of the sleepy-looking beachside town called Hallandale, Florida and gives no indication of the city's Black musical history. But the Palms in Hallandale, just north of Miami, otherwise known ... More >>
He keeps the tradition alive.
Movie musical of the musical of the movie is nowhere near divine
Why da Bears will spank the Colts come Sunday
The Nearness of You Banister
Rev. Sharpton scolds urban marketers -- and they love it!
A revue that remembers songs written by those Jewish guys for those black guys
Dead Elvis at Sunrise promises morning in America
Motor City Mitch weathers the long road of rock and roll
Master Gibson covers the world with unbeatable percussion