Donald Byrd, one of the most well-known jazz trumpeters of the 1950s, died Feb. 4 at a hospital in Delaware, The Washington Post reports. He was 80.
A spokeswoman for Haley Funeral Directors in Southfield, Mich., confirmed the death, but no cause was given. Reports of Byrd's death had been circulating on the Internet for the last week. Alex Bugnon, a...read more
We love musical divas. Love 'em. Can't get enough of them. They sing it but more importantly, they feel it. And for the most part, we felt the VH1 Divas Celebrate Soul special just as deeply.
Last night, the concert franchise that has been silent for too long returned with a femme-filled spectacle that was as big as some of the voices on the bill. Kelly Clarkson, Jill Scott, Jennifer Hudson ...read more
Singer Erykah Badu has paid a $500 fine and will serve six months of probation for disorderly conduct after filming a music video that offended tourists, The Associated Press reports.
On March 13, Badu stripped naked and acted out being fatally shot in Dallas' Dealey Plaza —where President John F. Kennedy was assassinated — for a music video for her song "Window Seat."read more