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Gil Scott-Heron Inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Prophetic Genius Inspired a Generation of Rappers and Musicians with "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" Trice Edney Newswire Legendary poet, musician and author Gil Scott-Heron...

R&B Superstar R. Kelly Convicted in Sex Trafficking Trial

By Tom Hays, Associated Press R. Kelly, the R&B superstar known for his anthem "I Believe I Can Fly," was convicted Monday in a sex...

Melvin Van Peebles, Godfather of Black cinema, Dies at 89

By Jake Coyle, AP Film Writer Melvin Van Peebles, the groundbreaking playwright, musician and movie director whose work ushered in the "Blaxploitation" wave of the...

Alicia Keys Adapts ‘Girl On Fire’ Into Young Adult Novel

Associated Press For Alicia Keys, “Girl On Fire” isn’t just a million-selling single, but the title and inspiration for a young adult graphic novel scheduled...

Jamaican Reggae Legend “Lee Scratch” Perry Dies at 85

Associated Press Jamaican singer and record producer “Lee Scratch” Perry, considered one of reggae’s founding fathers, died on Sunday. He was 85. Perry, whose real name...