Looking back on the life of Prince

Here is a look at the life of Prince, a multitalented entertainer famed for his eclectic sound, glittery wardrobe and provocative lyrics.

Lawmakers mourn, remember music icon Prince

Governors, senators and other politicians took to social media Thursday to express their grief following the death of music icon Prince.

MTV cuts to Prince music video marathon

Radio stations across the country halted their regular lineups and played Prince songs to mark his death at the age of 57. And so did the cable channel once known as Music TeleVision -- MTV.

Remembering Prince: Music superstar

Prince Rogers Nelson's music transcended genres and generations. There were songs you could sing every word to, ditties that drove you to dance and ballads so poignant in their descriptions of love and life that anyone could relate.

National Jazz Museum in Harlem hosts opening fete

March 29 was a special night. At 58 West 129th St. and Lenox Avenue, the National Jazz Museum in Harlem hosted its opening celebration.

Janet Jackson postpones tour for family planning

Could Janet Jackson be incubating a new generation of the Jackson 5?

Where's Beyoncé's new album?

Beywatch continues

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.