Sly Stone

Black Music Month originated in 1979.  President 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.

Legendary funkmeister extraordinaire Sly Stone (pictured left), the former front man of the iconic ’60s/’70s group Sly and the Family Stone (pictured), has struck it rich, after reportedly being awarded $5 million by a Los Angeles jury due to a lawsuit he filed back in 2010 against his ex-manager, Gerald Goldstein, and entertainment attorney, Glenn Stone.  The […]

Legendary funkmeister extraordinaire Sly Stone (pictured left), the former front man of the iconic ’60s/’70s group Sly and the Family Stone (pictured), has struck it rich, after…

TMZ is reporting that music legend Sly Stone has copped a plea that will keep him out of jail on cocaine charges. The 68-year-old musician was arrested on April 1 after police claimed he was in possession of freebase cocaine. Under the deal, Sly, who has already completed 30 days of in-patient rehab, must commit […]

Finally some good news concerning funk legend Sly Stone of the ’70s funk band, Sly & The Family Stone. He has entered a rehab center to deal with his cocaine addiction. A source close to the music legend says “[Sly] wants to get clean, and stay sober. Sly has fallen on very hard times in […]

Finally some good news concerning funk legend Sly Stone of the ’70s funk band, Sly & The Family Stone. He has entered a rehab center to deal with his cocaine addiction. A source close to the music legend says “[Sly] wants to get clean, and stay sober. Sly has fallen on very hard times in […]

Funk legend Sly Stone homeless and living out of a van in in Crenshaw out in L-A. Sly Stone once one of the biggest names in soul music befriended a local family and showers at their house. Their son serves as his assistant and driver. Stone, whose mega-hits include “Everyday People,” says, “I like my […]