The artist’s vocals can be heard on such hits as 1970’s ‘O-o-h Child’ and 1980’s ‘All Night Thing.’
Founded by Berry Gordy in 1971, the relaunched Black Forum label will reissue six historic spoken word albums by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Langston Hughes, Elaine Brown and more.
The Los Angeles native had three entries in the Top 40 of the Billboard soul chart in the early 1970s.
This third and final episode in the Urban Legends' series examines the Godfather Of Soul's classic track, 'The Payback'.
The young singer who recorded 'Money (That's What I Want)' went on, with Norman Whitfield, to co-write many of the most indelible songs in Motown history.
The ad for the YouTube Originals documentary will lead into Super Bowl LV.
The series has been launched in partnership with Iron Mountain Entertainment Services (IMES).
Rejected for the ‘Hell Up In Harlem’ soundtrack, ‘The Payback’ found James Brown exacting revenge and laying the blueprint for gangsta rap.
The EP includes an intimate version of 'When Love Was King' and a cover of Sam Cooke's anthemic 'A Change Is Gonna Come.'
Ray was a fixture on and off stage, working alongside the Godfather of Soul for nearly five decades.
The film, about the 1969 concerts that became known as Black Woodstock, won both the US Documentary Competition’s Grand Jury Prize and Audience Awards.
Perhaps it was the unfamiliar rawness of 'You' that prevented it from going higher than No.34 in the pop market, but it climbed to No.7 on the soul side.
The limited-engagement channels will run through March 1.
His insane lifestyle might have risked overshadowing the music, but Rick James was a talented musician whose work speaks for itself.
The fast-rising star also released her debut album, 'Not Your Muse' last week.
The album featured such fascinating combinations as Gladys Knight & Vince Gill, Natalie Cole & Reba McEntire, and George Jones and B.B. King.