The best Motown songs are timeless soul classics that capture everything it means to be in love, to suffer heartbreak – and to want to dance with abandon.
A new documentary lifts the lid on the life of the American funk pioneer Rick James.
The film first premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival.
Not often a label thought of in hip-hop terms, the best Motown samples prove that Berry Gordy’s empire had more than enough beats for the crate-diggers.
From the superb catalog of the soul legends, 20 of the best Temptations songs, including their latest album 'All The Time.'
Other entries include a film about Rolling Stone writer Ben Fong-Torres and a documentary on the cast of ‘Kids.’
From stoner anthems to good-natured novelties, the best songs about marijuana are perfect for indulgers – or those with just a contact buzz.
Setting Rick James on the road to success, ‘Street Songs’ reflected the conflicting duality at the heart of his punk funk aesthetic.
Having helped birth soul music in the 60s, Motown helped it mature in the 70s, creating classic albums and asking some of the biggest questions of the era.
From emerging artists making their big debut to legendary icons gracing the stage, here are some best Grammy performances of all time.
His insane lifestyle might have risked overshadowing the music, but Rick James was a talented musician whose work speaks for itself.
The series will be executive produced by Rick James’ daughter Ty James with Randy McKinnon and Mike Sager.
In the golden era of the Temptations, Kendricks' light, acrobatic voice was the perfect foil for the gritty tones of the equally brilliant David Ruffin.
A bizarre ride through funk, rock and jazz history, The Pharcyde’s debut album remains unique in the history of hip-hop – a rare example of rap without ego.
With some of its icons still making hits, and a new breed of R&B star rising through the ranks, Motown continued to dominate the charts in the 80s and 90s.