musical icons

Janis Gaye, one of the 17 children of pioneering musician Slim Gaillard, spent the early years of her life in foster care, ultimately going to…

  Joann Pendergrass, was iconic soul singer Teddy Pendegrass’ second wife. The two were a happy couple until Pendergrass death. They met cute – Pendergrass’…

  Music legend Rev. Al Green talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the 2014 Kennedy Center Honor he received Sunday, December 7th.  The gala will…

For iPhone:   Icon Dionne Warwick has had many hits over her decades long career. Now she, like Aretha, has recorded a new project Feels So…

For iPhone:   There is only one Queen of Soul and she deserves her story told. Enter author David Ritz, the most prolific music biographer…

  For iPhone:   Deanna Brown-Thomas is a radio & TV personality, actress, entrepreneur, humanitarian and daughter of James Brown. She joined the TJMS crew…

Chris Rock and Prince will be the host and musical guest on Saturday Night Live on November 1st. This appearance marks the return of Rock…

Philadelphia International Records, Philadelphia’s answer to Motown Records, has been responsible for some of R&B’s most-loved hits over the years, and has given a platform…

George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic are performing at Lifestyles Communities Pavillion in Columbus in tonight, but before the big show, the legend stopped by the…

Crooner Charlie Wilson will be performing at the Southern Heritage Classic in Memphis, Tennessee.  It pits Tennessee State vs. Jackson State in the annual football…

Phillip Johnson from Earth, Wind and Fire called into the Tom Joyner Morning Show this morning live from London where the group is performing. This…

Smokey Robinson’s voice needs no accompaniment but on his latest release, he decided to invite a few friends along anyway. Smokey and Friends is out…