TV One’s award-winning series Unsung returns with an all-new season of hit-makers and game changers starting Wednesday, June 3rd at 8 p.m. ET. This season is filled with trailblazing artists who dominated the charts, pushed the boundaries of their genre, and inspired legions of fans with their legendary sound. Viewers will be able to reflect on the lives […]

This past year, these actors, musicians, and other notables departed from this earth. NewsOne remembers those we lost in 2012 here. Jimmy Castor: Pop and funkmeister bar none, Jimmy Castor was a saxophonist who could also sing.  As the leader of the famed ’70s funk group, The Jimmy Castor Bunch,” he released several successful albums […]

 Although the death of Chuck Brown on May 16 rocked the nation’s capital and many music lovers around the globe, feelings of sadness were lifted, if only for a brief moment, during a mostly joyous memorial service for the Go-Go legend on Thursday in Washington, D.C. The Walter E. Washington Convention center served both as […]

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It’s becoming painfully clear that the ’70s and ’80s were truly an anomaly. Whitney Houston, Etta James, Don Cornelius, Dick Clark. I’m waiting for the ball to drop, if bad things really do come in threes. RELATED: 12 Things You Didn’t Know About Donna Summer RIP Donna Summer, Watch Her Most Memorable Live Performances [VIDEO] Before […]

The legendary father of Go-Go music, Chuck Brown has passed away at the age of 75, confirmed his manager Tom Goldfogle. As previously reported by NewsOne, the master, affectionately known as “Chuck Baby” had been suffering with pneumonia since being admitted to John Hopkins University Hospital back on April 18. SEE ALSO: Chicago Cops Seek Groom […]

The homegrown musical genre of Go-Go music, a funk and soul-influenced blend of African rhythms and chants, was born in the streets and clubs of the nation’s capital in the 70s. SEE ALSO: Entrepreneurs Keep HBCUs Afloat Chuck Brown, lovingly referred to as the “Godfather of Go-Go,” has remained as its patriarch for more than […]