Ahmad Jamal, a giant in the Jazz scene, has died. The legendary pianist performed well into his 80s and was sampled heavily in Hip-Hop.
Wayne Shorter, one of the giants of jazz and a wizard with the saxophone, was part of the genre's experimental shifts of the 1960s and 1970s
Ramsey Lewis, the jazz pianist who enjoyed a six-decade career recording 80 albums and earning three Grammy Awards, has died at the age of 87. The Chicago, Illinois musician's influence was prominent in classical music, R&B, and in later years, a major influence in Hip-Hop.
It seems Iman Shumpert’s moves are not just limited to the basketball court. He recently went viral for his steps on Dancing With The Stars.
According to Bey, he was given the impression that the production company was on board with the film but apparently, he was given improper information.
The legendary musician was battling a rare form of cancer, according to details provided by his family.
The Brooklyn rapper joins forces with Italian jazz band Dumbo Station for the April 24 release.
The New Orleans musician, educator, and patriarch of the sprawling Marsalis family was 85.
Jazz lovers and the music world, in general, is joined in mourning after news that legendary vocalist Nancy Wilson has passed away. The Grammy Award-winning Ohio native had one of the genre’s most distinctive singing styles and a body of work that spanned over the course of decades.
For decades, Jazz musician and trumpeter Wynton Marsalis has shined within his genre as an innovator and educator while also ruminating on the value of Black culture with a critical eye. Marsalis sat down in a newly released podcast interview, revealing that he’s still no fan of Hip-Hop and says the genre is “more damaging […]
Hugh Masekela, who has been respectfully acknowledged as the “father of South African Jazz,” has died. The family announced the trumpeter’s passing after a long battle with prostate cancer.
Legendary New Orleans singer and songwriter, Fats Domino, had died. The highly influential entertainer passed at the age of 89.