The Tribeca Film Festival is the breeding ground for great films and documentaries, and the latest can’t wait to see documentary that will drop on Showtime is the man that made Mary Jane a household name, Mowtown R&B funkster, the imitated but never duplicated Rick James,  Bitchin’: The Sound and Fury of Rick James. I’m Rick James B*tch […]

Chicago native living legend R&B singer Chaka Khan has been lighting up the charts since 1970. In 2020 Chaka Khan has been talking about sharing her story in music in a biopic. Just recently in an interview with actress/comedian Luenell for Vlad TV, Grammy award winning Chaka Khan was asked by Luenell to tell me something good, like did […]

The man who made Mary Jane sexy and gave us one of the most soulful singers of our time, his partner in Fire and Desire, the late Teena Marie, the late Motown great Rick James is being reported being sued from beyond the grave.  It is being report that a young lady who was 15 […]

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Black Music Month originated in 1979. Jimmy Carter proclaimed the month of June as Black Music Month to celebrate the wonderful music, the  achievements, births, important timelines, events and to remember those we lost.

Two men, one dressed as Rick James and the other as Youngblood Priest from the cult hit Super Fly, robbed a bank in Indiana.

  Unsung, one of the most popular music documentary shows ever, is back for another season of profiles of musicians who didn’t get their just…

From over-sized bags, fringe, wide brimmed hats and boots, we’ve gathered a few of our favorite celebrities, both old and new school, who have incorporated…

Oakland native Keyshia Cole is really going for blood in the new video for her single “Rick James” that features Juicy J. She and her crew of ladies roll to Keyshia’s two-timing man’s house while he’s in the middle of entertaining his side chick. We don’t even have to tell you what happens after that. […]

Who knew the 1980s girl group Mary Jane Girls was still around?! Well,  the estate of the late Rick James did and they are not happy about it! According to TMZ, Rick James’ estate is suing two former members of the Mary Jane Girls who have re-started their careers using the group’s music and name […]

The great duo of Rick James and Teena Marie perform a classic at the BET Awards.

“She Was Only 17”: Men and Underage Girls By Mason Jamal on Feb 23rd 2011 2:30PM Filed under: Mason Says Twelve months ago, it happened again. Regrettably, the story is a familiar one. An older man, balding and wealthy, began lavishing a younger woman with cash and gifts. As sure as she was stunning, he […]

  Teena Marie: Keeping Rick James’ Legacy Alive By Jawn Murray on Mar 17th 2010 1:11PM Blue-eyed soul diva Teena Marie just celebrated 31 years in the music business. The Santa Monica, Calif.-bred vocalist, who’s affectionately known as Lady T, never imagined she could have a career spanning three decades. “We were experimenting. We were […]