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This Day in Black History: August 21, 1904
Bandleader William "Count" Basie was born in Red Bank, New Jersey....


Jazz Legend Gerald Wilson Dies at 96
The dynamic musician passed away from pneumonia in his Los Angeles home....


Smokey Robinson: Nelly Is the Closest Thing to James Brown
The music legend on his new album and how the "Country Grammar" rapper reminds him of The Godfather...


This Day in Black History: Aug. 19, 1906
Jazz luminary Eddie Durham was born in Marcos, Texas....


This Day in Black History: March 29, 1918
Entertainer Pearl Bailey was born in Southampton County, Virginia, on March 29, 1918....


Those We Lost In '07
BET's "Those We Lost" celebrates | mourns | and remembers the influential members of the community ...


Jazz Great Freddie Hubbard Dies
Jazz great Freddie Hubbard, one of the most influential trumpeters of his generation, died Monday, ...


On the Record With...Quincy Jones
The legendary musician and producer reflects on the evolutions of music and race in America....


This Day in Black History: Feb. 15, 1965
Nat King Cole lost his battle with lung cancer on Feb. 15, 1965....


NYC Museum Features Exhibition on Apollo Theater
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City's Apollo Theater launched the careers of such legends as Ella Fitzge...


New Orleans Jazz Landmark Razed in Rebuilding Push
NEW ORLEANS – New Orleans' heritage as the cradle of jazz helps it draw millions of visitors ...


Queen Latifah Inducted Into New Jersey Hall of Fame
The Queen reigns in the Garden State....


Dionne Warwick Files for Bankruptcy
The music legend reportedly owes the IRS $10 million....