Priest Tyaire hits national stage with “Mrs. Independent”

Playwright and Wilmington, Delaware native Priest Tyaire recently wrapped up a four-day engagement of his latest hit stage play “Mrs. Independent” in Washington, D.C.

Candi Staton has the blues but she’s not sad about it

In her six-decade career Grammy Award nominated singer Candi Staton has dabbled in country, blues, gospel and dance music.

Indie Soul: Tristan and Walter Mosley

There’s a lot of good music out there you haven’t heard because it doesn’t get air time on the radio.

Memorial Day Weekend: Dedicated to the ones we’ve lost

Hello everyone, this weekend I am going to dedicate to the memories to those we loved and lost so recently.

Tyler Perry sues ‘For Better Or Worse’ producers over studio fire

Actor, playwright, and film mogul Tyler Perry (pictured), who had a massive fire at his Atlanta-based mega-million-dollar studio last year, is now reportedly suing the producers of his sitcom “For Better Or Worse” for $1.8 million, accusing them of negligence, ...

Indie Soul: Peanut Butter Principles: 47 Leadership Lessons Every Parent Should Teach Their Kids

What child does not like peanut butter? It is very nutritious and tastes great.

Michael Jackson returns to airwaves, television

The King of Pop has returned. Well sort-of.

Employee who leaked Jay Z, Solange video fired, hotel says

The hotel where Jay Z had an alleged altercation with Beyonce's sister says it has fired the person who leaked the tape to the media.

Did Beyonce's sister fight Jay Z?

A video that TMZ alleges is of Beyonce's younger sister having an altercation with the superstar's husband, Jay Z, has surfaced online.

Entrepreneur of the Week: Rahmlee Michael Davis

This week’s entrepreneur of the week is musician Rahmlee Michael Davis. The Baltimore resident has spent the last four decades working with the likes of Earth, Wind & Fire, Phil Collins, The Jacksons, Tyrone Davis, Frida (of ABBA), Jackie Wilson, ...

Indie Soul: Soul Train book reveals secrets

The hippest trip in America was happening on televisions around the country on Saturdays with the dance show “Soul Train” hosted by the late Don Cornelius. We saw the show, but have you ever wondered what was going behind the ...

Library of Congress Launches Civil Rights History Project Portal

The American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress will officially launch the online component of the Civil Rights History Project on Monday, May 19, 2014 with an afternoon of programming.

RAMBLING ROSE: Happy, Happy Mother’s Day to all the mommies

This is Mother’s Day weekend and for those of you who are blessed to still have your mothers, celebrate with her and show her that you love her.

Jet magazine says it's ending print edition as times change

Jet magazine will stop publishing a print edition and switch to a digital format in June, the magazine's publisher announced Wednesday.

The evolution of Mariah Carey: From wide-eyed teen to songbird supreme

She was often portrayed as the archetypal dumb blonde, but behind the golden locks and hourglass figure, Marilyn Monroe was an astute businesswoman.