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NewsOne’s Smokey Fontaine recently interviewed musician, songwriter, record producer and music executive Antonio “L.A.” Reid to talk about the music industry, Black music and who he sees leading the way. “I could say a lot of things, some of them would not be politically correct. Like the state of urban music, I really have a […]

Bobby Womack, a colorful and highly influential R&B singer-songwriter who influenced artists from the Rolling Stones to Damon Albarn, has died. He was 70. Womack’s publicist Sonya Kolowrat said Friday that the singer had died, but she could provide no other details. Womack was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease two years ago and overcame addiction and […]