“Superfly” Shot In Harlem Celebrating 60th Year Of Curtis Mayfield In Music

In celebrating the 60th Year Of Curtis Mayfield the Songwriters Hall of Fame is including a Curtis Mayfield Award in its scholarship program as part of its Annual Induction & Awards Gala week of events held June 15, 2017 in New York City, it was announced today by Atlanta-based Mrs. Curtis Mayfield. Continue Reading →

James Brown’s ‘Papa Don’t Take No Mess,’ 1974, (RLive/Update)

james brown papaHere’s soul brotha number one James Brown‘s hit “Papa Don’t Take No Mess” recorded live on Soul Train in 1974. The song is from “The Payback,” album originally recorded for a rejected soundtrack to the blaxploitation film Hell Up In Harlem. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Black History Month Schedule On EPIX Drive-In

Dr. Martin Luther KingPremium TV network, EPIX, will be celebrating and honoring Black History Month with a month-long programming tribute showcasing some of the most remarkable African-American stories. Continue Reading →