legacy

Today marks the 14th anniversary of the death of angelic songstress Aaliyah Haughton. On this day in 2001, fans all over the world mourned the…

Bishop Paul S. Morton has a lot to celebrate. Last week, he released his last solo album, Legacy: Live in New Orleans, which was recorded in…

Jan and her husband Paul, who had died in 2013, were popular fixtures on TBN, especially on the long-running program “Praise the Lord.” (CNN) Jan Crouch, a co-founder of Trinity Broadcasting Network and popular televangelist, has died following a stroke, her son announced Tuesday via a posting on his and his wife’s website. She was 78. […]

Harriet Tubman isn’t the only African American or woman to get historic face time on U.S. currency. In addition to Tubman landing the $20 bill, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew also announced today that Sojourner Truth, Marian Anderson and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be added to bills as well. The back of the […]

From his debut in 1978 until his death on Thursday, April 21, Prince has made a huge impact in music, pop culture, and basically the entire universe.  His passing shocked everyone who thought he would continue longer pass the age of 57.  Even though he is now gone, his music will live on through tributes […]

His Afro was the first sign. When Prince appeared on “The View” rocking the picked-out hairstyle with rocker shades, indications that something wonderful was stirring again in Minneapolis was suddenly on the blogs. There had been some teases of supreme funkiness over the past ten years–a good lyric here, a riff there…the promise of an album […]

In honor of Prince’s fruitful life, we paid homage to him by highlighting some of his most influential moments.   Albums still matter. Like books and black lives, albums still matter. Tonight and always.” – Prince Music legend and cultural icon Prince has passed away at 57 years old. It was reported by TMZ and […]

Hearts are breaking all over the world today.   Pop icon and legendary musician, Prince was found dead at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota early Thursday morning. The news spread like wildfire on the Internet and sent the Twitterverse into an uproar. There was an outpouring of love from celebrities and fans alike: https://twitter.com/shondarhimes/status/723196629415645185 […]

LOS ANGELES– Comedian Garry Shandling passed away suddenly at an Los Angeles-area hospital on Thursday, TMZ is reporting. He was 66 years old. A source told TMZ Shandling seemed healthy and was speaking to people Thursday morning. He was alive when he arrived at the hospital. Just days ago, fellow comedian Kathy Griffin posted a photo […]

A source with knowledge of the project says that “the torch has been passed to him” from Bowie.   Kanye West is reportedly in the…

It’s been a tough month in Hollywood when it comes to the loss of legends. Just days after the death of David Bowie and Alan…

Bowie, whose career stretched over six decades, died at his home Sunday following an 18-month battle with cancer.   Supermodel Iman, wife to David Bowie, has…