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Michael Henderson, Pioneering Singer And Bassist, Dead At 71

Henderson was considered one of jazz and soul music's most influential and innovative acts.

Betty Davis, The Queen Of Funk, Dead At 77

Davis blazed a path for future acts like Madonna, Prince, Janelle Monae, and Erykah Badu.

James Mtume, Jazz And R&B Legend, Dead At 76

Mtume is the mastermind behind the 1983 hit, "Juicy Fruit," famously sampled on the Notorious B.I.G.'s 1994 single, "Juicy."

Stanley Nelson Lays Bare The Complicated Cool Of Miles Davis

Director Stanley Nelson talks the complication and genius of Miles Davis and why he's arguably the most important musician of the 20th century. 

Q-Tip To Play Miles Davis In Upcoming NYC Play

Q-Tip is gearing up for a new acting role. The artist will reportedly play renowned trumpet player and composer, Miles Davis is the upcoming play My Funny…

John Coltrane Comes Back To Life In New ‘Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary’

For some, jazz simply doesn’t make much sense. Yes, it’s easy to respect the skill of anyone who can play an instrument, but the art form goes far beyond that. Jazz…

Robert Glasper Brings Erykah Badu And Miles Davis Together On “Maiyisha (So Long)”

Robert Glasper, who has a knack for seamlessly blending jazz, hip-hop and R&B to create classics, has done it again with his newest hit, “Maiysha (So Long)” The…

Publicist Terrie Williams On Prince’s “Good Home Training” And His Appreciation For Black Media

About 30 minutes before I spoke with Terrie Williams, bestselling author, mental health advocate and founder of the Terrie Williams Agency, my editor-in-chief threw the…

Premiere: Miles Davis Meets His Future Wife Frances Taylor In This Clip For ‘Miles Ahead’

The forthcoming film Miles Ahead is already leaving its memorable and award-worthy footprint on film critics. Co-written and directed by famed actor Don Cheadle, the…