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11 Afros That Make It Impossible Not To Love Black Hair

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 03.21.2014 | Black Voices

The afro is a legendary hair style, the pinnacle of natural black hair that has graced the craniums of entertainers, athletes, historical and politica...

22 Lost Motown Classics That Deserve To Be Rediscovered

The Huffington Post | Ashley Woods | Posted 02.28.2014 | Black Voices

When it comes to songs about first love, true love and heartbreak, we go back, again and again, to a record label that took its heart and soul from De...

This Jackson 5 Isolated Vocal Track Is Amazing

Posted 02.06.2014 | Entertainment

Nothing terribly new here -- isolated vocal tracks are a favorite of this incarnation of the internet to the point that there's an entire subreddit se...

PHOTOS: 15 Stars Who Started Their Careers At The Apollo

Posted 02.10.2014 | Black Voices

The world famous Apollo Theater is an iconic landmark that has been credited with launching a plethora of black entertainers' careers through the year...

Recipe for a Musical Holiday

Michelle Edgar | Posted 02.21.2014 | Entertainment
Michelle Edgar

Music is a huge part of the holiday experience, and that it helps bring people together. It may even assist those of us who aren't feeling a sense of that holiday spirit, in getting it back. We all have our favorite holiday jingles, right?

Gordy Remembers The Jackson 5 When They Were Just 'Rowdy Kids'

AP | NEKESA MUMBI MOODY | Posted 11.06.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — Motown founder Berry Gordy recalls that when he first signed The Jackson 5, he sent them to live in a house in Californi...

WATCH: Berry Gordy On Signing Michael Jackson To Motown: 'I Couldn't Make Up My Mind'

OWN | Posted 06.13.2013 | OWN

As the legendary founder of Motown, Berry Gordy Jr. signed many now-iconic music stars to his 1960s record label -- Diana Ross and the Supremes, The T...

Dog Ears Music: March 32nd Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.29.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Fiona Apple, Mavis Staples, Deer Tick, Muddy Waters, Roxette, and more.

Motown Legend Dies At 68

AP | Posted 05.26.2013 | Entertainment

BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Motown songwriter-producer Deke Richards has died at a hospice at age 68. Richards, whose real name was Dennis Lussier, die...

PHOTOS: Remebering Michael Jackson's Epic Style

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 08.29.2012 | Black Voices

There is no disputing that Michael Jackson was the King of Pop, but he was also a sultan of style. MJ was an original. His one-of-a-kind ensembles...

'Happy Endings' Cast Like You've Never Seen Them Before

Posted 08.15.2012 | TV

The "Happy Endings" gang sure looks different in Season 3. The Twitter account for the writers of "Happy Endings" tweeted the photo below of the cast ...

Jackson Brothers To Tour Without Michael

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 08.20.2012 | Entertainment

BURBANK, Calif. -- Guided by a thumping bass line from their backing band, the Jackson brothers strut forward to a row of four microphones, thrusting ...

Michael Jackson Immortalized

Posted 01.30.2012 | Arts

To all of you who tried endlessly to learn to moonwalk to no avail, or to those of us who just played the scenario out in our mind, the man who inspir...

Antony Bitar's Holiday Download, Chatting with Gary Clark Jr. and Macedo, Plus a James Mee Anthem

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.19.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Antony Bitar released his self-titled debut album in September, and his rendition of the Christmas classic "Silent Night" is a special gift that Antony is giving to Huffington Post readers for the holidays.

The Jackson 5's Favorite Encino Spots

Encino, CA Patch | Hal LifsonEmail the Author | Posted 12.12.2011 | Los Angeles

It was 1970 when the Jackson 5 had their first No. 1 hit single, "I Want You Back." Soon after that, the family relocated from Los Angeles to a large ...

PHOTOS: New Michael Jackson Wax Figures At Madame Tussauds

Posted 08.21.2011 | Los Angeles

Michael Jackson fans have one more way to remember the pop superstar on the anniversary of his passing. Madame Tussauds in Hollywood is hosting the "M...

Alejandra Jackson Goes Full 'Momtie'

Morris W. O'Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Morris W. O'Kelly

Somebody, somewhere, somehow needs to construct the Groupie Hall of Fame. It should immortalize the "contributions" of those who've managed to disrega...

LISTEN: Lost Jackson 5 Song - Their First Studio Recording EVER

Chicago Reader | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In 1967, Larry Blasingaine played on the first studio recording by the Jackson Five. The tape was lost for 42 years. The song still hasn't been releas...

J5 Clothing Line To Include Michael's Top Leather Jackets

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Marlon and Randy Jackson, and Michael Jackson's estate, are launching a clothing line called J5, WWD reports. The first collec...

Wendy's Kids Meal CD Pulled Over 'So Horny' Lyric From Donna Summer's 'Last Dance' Song

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

ATLANTA — The fast food-chain Wendy's has pulled a disco CD included in kids' meals because of racy lyrics in one of the songs. The Atlanta Jou...

My Top Ten Old New (Or Is It New Old?) Records of 2009

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

Most of the "new" music I've gotten into this year is actually old music that's never been heard before, dredged up from the vaults just in time to make a buck before recorded music ceases to have any monetary value whatsoever.

The Jacksons: Not the Only Musical Family Dynasty

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

Michael Jackson's brothers will move into minute 12 of their 15 minutes of re-found fame when The Jacksons: A Family Dynasty premieres. But If they want to claim the Musical Family Dynasty title, they'll have to fight off these groups.

Harlem Memorializes Michael Jackson at Apollo Theater

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
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Lauri Lyons

The Apollo Theater's memorial tribute to Michael Jackson might as well have been Mardi Gras in Harlem.

Michael Jackson Hometown Memorial: Crowds Flooding Gary

AP | TOM COYNE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

GARY, Ind. — Michael Jackson's boyhood hometown bade farewell to the King of Pop on Friday with a celebration of his life and music. More than ...

I Remember Mama: My Memory of the Young Michael Jackson

Belva Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Belva Davis

One small story about a single encounter with a giant superstar. These days, it's nice to remember Michael as a child, with all the sweet innocence of youth; a boy who loved his mother and just wanted a new pair of jeans.