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.
Boyd Jarvis, the American house music pioneer, DJ, radio personality and collaborator with artists such as Herbie Hancock and Chaka Khan has died
What is funk? Some say it’s all about the groove, for others it’s the attitude, the glide in your stride, the dip in yo’ hip. Time to immerse yourself...
Motown left Detroit a long time ago, but the record company who gave us Diana, Marvin, Smokey & Stevie continues to exert a huge influence on popular music.
From the Beach Boys to blink 182 via folk-pop, psychedelia, country rock, hair metal & hip-hop, music has been a key part of the state's cultural identity.
Four Motown singers, the pillars of Motown Records – Smokey, Stevie, Marvin and Diana – all became global soul superstars due to one man, Berry Gordy.