Legendary Jazz Drummer Jimmy Cobb, Passes

By Ron Wynn The final surviving figure from Miles Davis’ legendary “Kind of Blue” session passed Sunday in New York City, Jimmy Cobb, one of the finest drummers able to effectively combine rhythmic ferocity and […]


News One Presents Go-Go Documentary

By Ron Wynn TV One is getting various programs ready for the 2020 celebration of Black Music next month, and one of the scheduled documentaries will spotlight the sound of Washington D.C. “The Beat Don’t […]

Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin Project Delayed Till Fall

By Tribune Staff A National Geographic production devoted to Aretha Franklin which is part on an ongoing anthology series will now debut this fall. “Genius: Aretha” was originally supposed to air during the Memorial Day […]


Trailblazing Little Richard Passes at 87

By Ron Wynn Whatever and however anyone chooses to define rock and roll, it’s clear Richard Penniman, AKA Little Richard, was one of its premier and most important architects. Little Richard, who died last week […]


Michelle Obama Launches Reading Series

By Tribune Staff Former First Lady Michelle Obama’s social activism remains constant and consistent. Education’s always been one of her priorities, and she’s now started a new series designed to stimulate reading interest in young […]