A Questlove Jawn, the documentary dazzles viewers in the nearly two-hour exploration into the overlooked festival in the summer of 1969.


Here is one of B.B. King's most memorable moments.


The President and Mrs. Obama have shown their love for black art (and artists)—from poetry and spoken word to actors and singers— throughout this most historic presidency.

NewsOne’s Top 5 takes a quick look at the stories trending on NewsOne.com that you are talking about. President Obama Praises Historic Nuclear Deal With Iran NEWS ROUNDUP: Sherri Shepherd May Return To “The View”…AND MORE Coroner: B.B. King Died Of Alzheimer’s, Was Not Poisoned NYC To Pay Eric Garner’s Family $5.9 M To Settle […]

The famous musician, who passed away May 14 in home hospice care, died of Alzheimer’s disease, the report revealed. Shortly after King’s death, his daughters came forth with allegations that those responsible for the care of the legend gave him medication to induce diabetic shock. The report found no such evidence to support the claim. […]

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Two daughters of blues legend B.B. King have leveled shocking claims that the musician was poisoned to death by his closest associates, reports CNN. The daughters, Patty King and Karen Williams, made the accusations in separate, but identically worded, affidavits filed over the weekend, the cable news network writes. They accuse LaVerne Toney, King’s business manager, […]

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A public viewing for legendary blues musician B.B. King will be held in Las Vegas this coming Friday (May 22), according to reports on Billboard. B.B. King passed away late last Thursday at the age of 89. It has since been announced that King died of “a series of small strokes attributable to his longstanding battle with type […]

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Legendary blues musician B.B. King died Thursday night at the age of 89 in his home in Las Vegas. King suffered a series of small strokes as a result of type 2 diabetes, which he suffered from for several decades. On Monday, Roland Martin and NewsOne Now paid homage to B.B King through a special video tribute […]


Legendary blues musician B.B. King has died in Las Vegas, his attorney told the Associated Press late Thursday. The musician, dubbed ‘King of the Blues’ for his influence on the genre he dominated for nearly seven decades, died in his sleep at his Las Vegas residence, attorney Brent Bryson said. He was 89-years-old. The news comes […]


Legendary blues musician B.B. King has been hospitalized after suffering from dehydration related to diabetes. King has had Type II diabetes for over two decades. Last year, the 89-year-old had to cancel eight shows due to his illness. Although he remains hospitalized, his daughter Claudette released a statement saying that he is doing “much better.” […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — The president just couldn’t say no: Mick Jagger held out a mic almost by way of command, and soon Barack Obama was belting out the blues with the best of them. SEE ALSO: The Pressure Of Preserving Our Legacy The East Room of the White House was transformed into an intimate blues […]