Over the past few years, Google’s algorithm has been called out by users and software engineers who find certain elements of the search engine tinged with racism. You may recall back in 2015 how the image recognition algorithms in Google Photos were classifying blacks as “gorillas.” Google said it was “appalled” at the mistake, and […]

Nick Ashford, talented motown songwriter died Monday at the age of 69.  Nick and his wife Valerie Simpson were the hottest song writing duet in 60’s.  They produced many songs for Marvin Gaye and Tami Terrell such as “ain’t no mountain high enough” and “you’re all i need to get by”. Later on, they also […]

Nick Ashford, one-half of the legendary Motown songwriting duo Ashford & Simpson that penned elegant, soulful classics for the likes of Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye and funk hits for Chaka Khan and others, died Monday at age 70, his former publicist said. Ashford, who along with wife Valerie Simpson wrote some of Motown’s biggest […]

Nick Ashford, Of Ashford And Simpson Dies Of Throat Cancer August 22, 2011 By Kym Sellers Nick Ashford, one half of  Motown’s legendary group Ashford and Simpson died today of throat cancer according to reports.  Ashford, who was 70 years old, penned major hits along with his long time partner and  wife Valerie Simpson.  The […]

Nick Ashford, one-half of the legendary Motown songwriting duo Ashford & Simpson, has died at age 70. Nick died Monday in a New York City hospital. He had been suffering from throat cancer and had undergone radiation treatment. Among the songs Ashford & Simpson penned are “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough”, “You’re All I Need […]