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Funk legend Junie Morrison, of Parliament-Funkadelic and Ohio Players, dead at 62

February 19, 2017

From ABC News Radio Walter “Junie” Morrison, the singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist whose synthesizer work, arranging and songwriting shaped funk in the ’70s and provided a crucial foundation for the West Coast hip-hop sound, has died at 62. Morrison’s death was announced Thursday on his Facebook page by his daughter, Akasha Morrison. “Dear friends and…

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Aretha is retiring: Singer plans one more album

February 17, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Aretha Franklin (Photo: Ovidiu Hrubaru / shutterstock) associated Press NEW YORK — At 74, the Queen of Soul has decided to take it a little easier. Aretha Franklin is planning to retire this year, she told Detroit TV station WDIV Local 4, the city’s NBC affiliate. The singer says she will make one…

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Philadelphia Photo Arts Center’s ‘‘Interference’’ examines the intricate relationship between experience and perception, Mar. 9-May 20

February 17, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Daughters On The Grass, By Andre Bradley Using unique artistic styles, two artists challenge historical representations of the Black community As the social perception of minorities remains at the forefront of the nation, the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center (PPAC) highlights the work of two artists who explore the relationship between their own experiences…

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Prince’s Warner Bros. catalog goes to all streaming services

February 12, 2017

Prince’s Warner Bros. catalog goes to all streaming services By MESFIN FEKADU Today NEW YORK (AP) — Tidal’s exclusive streaming rights to Prince’s Warner Bros. Records catalog is over. The record company announced that starting Sunday, his music on the label — including albums like the seminal “Purple Rain” to his early work like “Dirty…

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Funk legend Junie Morrison, of Parliament-Funkadelic and Ohio Players, dead at 62

February 19, 2017

From ABC News Radio Walter “Junie” Morrison, the singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist whose synthesizer work, arranging and...

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