Chaka Khan doesn't need to be listed by any big music publication. She's already made an indelible mark with her iconic career spanning over five decades.

While all of the 2021 nominees have arguably contributed to the music industry in their own way, Black art and Black artists, as well as their erasure, remain a central topic of conversation.


Despite the Obama administration’s mission to alleviate the health insurance market through the Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare,” healthcare rates may rise up to nearly 35 percent in some parts of the U.S. for 2017.

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On Saturday, just two days before she was set to perform at the California State Fair, Chaka Khan cancelled her performance.

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BriaMarie Chats About Her “Freshman” Album And Inspiration Behind It Singer, songwriter, and rapper BriaMarie recently sat down with Roland Martin to talk about her debut album Freshman and bringing a “fresh face and a unique style to the music world.” Marvin Sapp Discusses Health Scare That Made Him ‘Sit Down’ After Whirlwind Tour  Gospel music icon Marvin […]


Bobbi Kristina is still in a medically induced coma and many celebrities are coming out to show support for the Houston family during this troubling time. In a recent interview, legendary songstress Chaka Khan spoke about Bobbi’s condition, what it feels like to lose a parent, and the perils of drug addiction. “I’ve been in conversation with the […]

The stars were out Wednesday night at the Avalon Hollywood for Ebony’s Power 100 Gala. The annual list and event honor Black achievement in various categories, like Innovators (Shonda Rhimes, Kevin Hart), Cultural Influencers (Rickey Smiley, Lupita Nyong’o), The Thinkers (NewsOne Now‘s Roland Martin, Ta-Nehisi Coates) and Young Leaders (Mo’ne Davis, The Jackie Robinson West Team). NewsOne attended […]

The city of Chicago honored ten-time Grammy award-winning R&B singer Chaka Khan with a street named in her honor in a ceremony on Saturday, July 27th. The influential artist participated in the unveiling of Chaka Khan Way with her mother Sandra Coleman, her sister Tammy McCray, as well as a host of other relatives from the Chicago […]

The legendary Chaka Khan will not be honoring her close friend and former background singer, Whitney Houston, during tonight’s Grammy Awards as planned. After Houston’s unexpected death yesterday afternoon in the Beverly Hilton Hotel, Grammy producers immediately reached out to Jennifer Hudson and Chaka to perform a tribute to Houston. Though she initially agreed, after […]

NEW ORLEANS — Grammy Award winners Chaka Khan and Jennifer Hudson are joining the 2011 lineup for the Essence Music Festival, which will be held over the Fourth of July holiday weekend in New Orleans. ALSO READ:Oprah Scared To Back President Obama For Fear Of Losing Viewers Festival officials said Tuesday they’ve also added Kem, […]