A documentary about the life of Rick James is coming to Showtime soon. Sacha Jenkins has directed Bitchin’: The Sound and Fury of Rick James. The film looks at James’s career and his triumph as the King of Punk-Funk in the ’80s. There is rare performance footage, interviews with friends,Continue Reading

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Josephine Baker performed the Danse Sauvage wearing a skirt of artificial bananas onstage at Folies Bergère in 1927. Baker had relocated to France in 1925 and opened at the La Revue Nègre at age 19. She had started her career in vaudeville in her original birthplace of St. Louis, Missouri.Continue Reading

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Who are the legacy artists that were signed to Sony Music before 2000 whose debt will be ignored so they can start to receive royalty payments in the music industry’s attempt to be more financially transparent?    What will Snoop Dogg bring to Def Jam Records in his new roleContinue Reading

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