This Memorial Day Weekend, Bacement Foundation for the Arts is taking you back to Hitsville, with some of Houston’s most talented, entertainers to cover your favorite soul music classics. If your a fan of Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, or even David Ruffin, then the Keep on Dancin’ with us at the Dancin’ In The Street […]
This Memorial Day Weekend, Bacement Foundation for the Arts are taking us back to Hitsville, with some of Houston’s most talented, entertainers to cover your favorite soul music classics. If your a fan of Houston’s 23rd Annual Dancin’ In The Street Motown & More Revue, then you don’t want to miss this amazing show. Come […]
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There’s a lack of artists these days who can really sang and Kevin Ross is not one of them. This young man is a beast; his talent is so out-of-this-world, that it earned him a spot on Maxwell’s most recent “Summer Soulstice” tour! I mean, who else gets to say that they opened up for […]
Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare) The Hitsville Museum 2648 West Grand Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48208 When: April 14, 1960 What: Originally founded by Berry Gordy, Jr., “Hitsville” became one of the first black-owned record labels. With its iconic artists and songwriters like Smokey Robinson, The Temptations, The Supremes and The Jackson 5, […]
Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare)5750 Wilshire Blvd #300 Los Angeles, CA 90036 When: 1971 What: The House of Hits closes its Detroit home for good, moving its creative headquarters to Hollywood. « PREVIOUS NEXT » In celebration of Black Music Month, TheUrbanDaily’s “It’s All Black Music” presents 100 Rewarding Black Music Moments, sponsored by […]
In late 1961, Motown Records earned it’s first number one pop hit thanks to The Marvelettes’ song “Please Mr. Postman.” The song featured the fiery lead vocals of a 16-year-old girl named Gladys Horton. On January 26th, the lead singer of “Please Mr. Postman” died at the age of 65.
Although it feels like everyone in the entire world has a special connection to Michael Jackson, whether it be imitating the thriller dance at family parties, pretending to be the Jackson 5 with your siblings or moon walking past your high school crush, Houston natives have a very special connection to Michael Jackson and the very beginnings of his career.
soul (Middle English, from Old English sawol) – 1. the animating and vital principle in human beings, credited with the faculties of thought, actions and emotion and often conceived as an immaterial entity. 2. a sense of ethnic pride among African-Americans, expressed in areas such as language, social customs, religion and music.
Kelly has a new management team in place as well, and in her new contract, she's allowed to exert full control over her albums and career.