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The tragic triumph of the world's largest concert

On April 5, 1986, African-American astronaut named Ron McNair gave a unforgettable concert that was "out of this world."

A Biggie Smalls hologram may jam at concert

The late rapper Biggie Smalls may get one more chance.

Jazz Appreciation Month honors Benny Carter

Instrumentalist and bandleader Benny Carter is the the focus of this year’s Jazz Appreciation Month celebration set for April. The theme is chosen by the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History.

Throwback concert brings R&B stars to Prudential Center

WKTU 103.5 FM is hosting "Big Hits Throwback Fest" at the Prudential Center.

Michael Jackson's slice of Beatlemania goes to Sony in $750 million deal

Sony is taking control of one of music's crown jewels: a vast publishing catalog that includes many Beatles songs.

Charlie Parker to be inducted into Apollo Walk of Fame

The Apollo Theater is inducting jazz saxophonist, Charlie “Yardbird” Parker, into the Apollo Walk of Fame

March 2016 travel calendar of events

Upcoming events for the emerging spring season.

Latin freestyle celebrates 10th year at Lehman

New York City has led the country in musical diversity. It has been the home for blues, rock, jazz and the birthplace for bebop, punk rock, new wave, disco, freestyle and salsa, which was influenced by New York’s Latino community.

Dayton dance, Black composers in film, Marika Hughes

Before the publishing of books, African griots shared experiences through storytelling and dancing, which was a prominent part of African life.

Sarah Vaughan forever stamp to be unveiled in Newark

The US Postal Service is honoring jazz singer Sarah Vaughan with a forever stamp set for unveiling in Newark, N.J. in March.

Joshua Walker’s community journey

Young Brooklynite provides community outreach through his own music management group.

'The Gathering X: part 2' a world music concert

The New York African Chorus Ensemble will be hosting a musical event that showcases performances from cultures all over the world.

VIDEO: A rapper's relatable ode to paying off student loans

New Orleans rapper Dee-1 turned that dream into a reality by paying off his loans with an advance he received after signing a record deal.

Police union calls for law enforcement labor to boycott Beyonce's world tour

A Miami police union is urging a nationwide boycott by law enforcement labor organizations of Beyonce's forthcoming world tour, which is scheduled to begin in the city on April 27 at Marlins Park.

Kanye West's new album pirated over 500,000 times

anye West recently released his latest album, "The Life of Pablo," on TIDAL, the subscription music site owned by Jay Z. He then tweeted that the album would "never never never be on Apple," and that it would never be ...