1. From Migos to Sly Stone: 40 Misspelled and Made Up Song Titles That Hit No. 1

    January 10, 2017 11:32 AM EST 0 0 0 This week, Atlanta trio Migos scored their first-ever No. 1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with "Bad and Boujee" featuring Lil Uzi Vert . The song holds the distinction, anointed by Donald Glover during his Golden Globes acceptance spe ...

  2. Chaka Khan Remembers Prince and His Secret Talent for Impersonating Sly Stone

    October 14, 2016 9:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chaka Khan's enthusiasm for Prince's music ran both ways: he was a fan of hers long before she covered his 1979 cut "I Feel For You" to million-selling, Grammy-winning success in 1984, and they would collaborate on a full-length ...

  3. Amp Fiddler Flips Through Funk, House & Techno On 'Motor City Booty'

    August 27, 2016 2:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 In the age of 20 Feet From Stardom and archival record labels, there are more chances than ever to correct the oversights of history and bring crucial background players the recognition they deserve. It's about time that tide reached Amp Fiddle ...

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  5. Boy George Gets Philosophical About Addiction, Caitlyn Jenner and Why He Doesn't Want 'Pain and Jealousy' in His Life

    July 28, 2015 4:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 For Culture Club frontman George O’Dowd, better known to millions as Boy George , it was a great source of pride to have Caitlyn Jenner introduce his reunited band Friday night (July 24) before a sold-out crowd at L.A.’s Greek Theater. “To be here i ...

  6. Angie Stone Duets With the Late Soul Great Teddy Pendergrass on Classic 'Love TKO': Exclusive Song Premiere

    July 24, 2015 12:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 The velvet tones of Teddy Pendergrass, R&B’s original Teddy Bear, will be heard once more when Cleopatra Records releases Duets - - Love & Soul . The Aug. 21 duets album is comprised of 12 new studio tracks featuring the late Pendergrass tea ...

  7. Listen to Unearthed Archival Audio of Sly & the Family Stone From 1968: Exclusive

    July 16, 2015 2:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 Woodstock may be Sly & the Family Stone 's most legendary performance, but a new archival package documents some shows just 10 months prior to the legendary 1969 music happening that were equally crucial in establishing the group's rep ...

  8. Sly Stone's Dodgy Deals & Money Problems Explored in Court Case

    June 03, 2013 5:20 AM EDT Anyone curious how a mega-successful musician -- one inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame -- can go 30 years nearly penniless should read a decision by a California appeals court on Thursday. The subject of the ruling is Sly Stone, born as ...

  9. Sly Stone's Money Troubles Detailed in Court Documents

    June 03, 2013 5:13 AM EDT Anyone curious how a mega-successful musician -- one inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame -- can go 30 years nearly penniless should read a decision by a California appeals court on Thursday. The subject of the ruling is Sly Stone, born ...

  10. George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Bernie Worrell Talk 'Finding The Funk' - and Getting Paid for It - at SXSW Panel

    March 16, 2013 7:08 PM EDT 3 1.003 k 45 8 0 What began -- on paper, at least -- as a discussion on the documentary "Finding the Funk" by producers Nelson George and Arthur Baker (who moderated the conversation) quickly ran off the rails and became as much an exploration o ...

  11. Sly Stone Makes Surprise Appearance at MojaMoja Pre-Grammy Brunch

    February 09, 2013 9:15 PM EST The legendary musician Sly Stone (center), made a rare appearance at the 5th Annual MojaMoja Brunch and Benefit Concert for Oxfam America during Grammy weekend.  MojaMoja host Garth Trinidad (left), and Bob Ferguson (right), Oxfam America ...

  12. Gary Clark Jr., Reps Talk 'Blak And Blu' Debut & Career Start

    October 23, 2012 2:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 To an ignorant eye, it seemed to be a typical night inside Hollywood's live performance hub Hotel Cafe. The Austin guitar phenom/vocalist Gary Clark Jr. and his band exited the stage after figuratively shredding it to fractions, as they're ...

  13. Backbeat: The Great Bobby Womack Rocks NYC Apple Store With Damon Albarn, XL's Richard Russell

    September 19, 2012 1:00 PM EDT Rocking the tech emporium: From left: XL's Richard Russell, TV on the Radio's Jaleel Bunton, Bobby Womack, Remi Kabaka, Kwes (behind the piano) and Damon Albarn playing NYC's SoHo Apple Store. (Photo: Andy Gensler) 'It fired me ...

  14. Johnny Winter Eying All-Star Guitarists for 'Roots' Sequel

    August 03, 2012 7:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 Johnny Winter plans on staying true to his "Roots" for his next album. After scoring raves for last year's "Roots" albums, which featured 11 blues staples recorded with guests such as Winter's younger brother Edgar alon ...

  15. 10 Cool Things on Spotify's 'History of Music' Timeline

    March 30, 2012 5:30 PM EDT Spotify launched its new Facebook Timeline today, with the added wrinkle being that they have compiled a "History of Music," transporting users from the present all the way back to 1000 A.D. and the beginning of "popular music." ...

  16. Gwen Stefani's Winehouse-Tinged L.A.M.B. Show: How They Picked The Music

    February 13, 2012 5:25 PM EST 0 0 0 As Nancy Sinatra fused with Sly Stone and rap jams, Gwen Stefani's cheeky Fall/Winter L.A.M.B. Collection took to the stage on Saturday (Feb. 11) at Lincoln Center. Blending '60s style with modern punk touches, the singer's new L.A.M. ...

  17. Photos: Clive Davis, Alicia Keys, Diddy Pay Tribute to Whitney Houston at Pre-Grammy Gala

    February 12, 2012 10:11 AM EST Chief Creative Officer of Sony Music Clive Davis at the Clive Davis and the Recording Academy's 2012 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Richard Branson at The Beverly Hilton Hotel . He said the late-Whtiney Houston "wo ...

  18. How The APAP Conference Could Save Your Band's Life

    January 18, 2012 9:01 AM EST A plenary session at APAP|NYC that explored the question: What great acts have happened in our community? (Photo: Jacob Belcher/APAP) "If you want to book us, we're a twelve piece, we like sushi and massages," Steven Bernstein crack ...

  19. Billboard Bits: Sly Stone Homeless, Melissa Etheridge Caught in Custody Battle

    September 26, 2011 5:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Psychedelic Legend Sly Stone Revealed To Be Homeless Sly Stone, ringleader of rock-funk fusion act Sly and the Family Stone is reportedly homeless, living out of a van pa ...

  20. Drake, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg & More at 2011 BMI Urban Awards: Watch

    August 27, 2011 5:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Hollywood's grand Pantages Theater, a former home of the Academy Awards, was the backdrop for BMI's annual Urban Awards (Aug. 26). As tourists and lookie-loos shouted from the sidewalks or while cruising down Hollywood Boulevard, artists, ...

  21. Sly Stone Pleads Not Guilty to Cocaine Charge

    June 16, 2011 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sly Stone , the reclusive funk legend whose career was crippled by rampant drug abuse, pleaded not guilty to possession of cocaine rocks on Wednesday. The 68-year-old frontman for Sly and the Family Stone was arrested April 1 when Los Angeles police ...

  22. Johnny Winter Taps All-Star Lineup for 'Roots' Album

    April 03, 2011 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It should be no surprise that Johnny Winter 's next album finds him playing the blues. But on "Roots," due out later this year, he's playing other people's blues. The veteran guitarist, singer and bandleader's first stu ...

  23. Videos of the Week: Green Day's Broadway Surprise, B.o.B. on Ellen, Biz Markie Salutes Earth Day

    April 23, 2010 4:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 In this week's top 10 videos that had everyone buzzing: Green Day gives "American Idiot" Broadway fans a special treat, Lauryn Hill hints at new music, B.o.B . stops by Ellen, Biz Markie salutes Earth Day, Lin Yu Chun (a.k.a. Taiwan&# ...

  24. Thom Yorke, Pavement, Gorillaz Cap Coachella 2010

    April 19, 2010 9:06 AM EDT 0 0 0 The 2010 Coachella Music and Arts festival came to a close Sunday night (April 18) with strong sets by its mainstagers Gorillaz , Thom Yorke and Pavement , and surprises by more than a few artists on the field. Coachella Photo Gallery | Coachella Ma ...

  25. Thom Yorke, Pavement, Gorillaz Cap Coachella 2010

    April 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The 2010 Coachella Music and Arts festival came to a close Sunday night (April 18) with strong sets by its mainstagers Gorillaz, Thom Yorke and Pavement, and surprises by more than a few artists on the field. While the name of Thom Yorke's ne ...

  26. Sly Stone Sues Ex-manager For $50 Million

    January 29, 2010 6:42 AM EST 0 0 0 Sly Stone has filed a $50 million lawsuit against his former manager, alleging fraud and 20 years of stolen royalties. Stone, the frontman of Sly and the Family Stone , claimed that Jerry Goldstein had diverted an estimated $20-$30 million of royalt ...

  27. Sly Stone Sues Ex-manager For $50 Million

    January 29, 2010 12:00 AM EST Sly Stone has filed a $50 million lawsuit against his former manager, alleging fraud and 20 years of stolen royalties. Stone, the frontman of Sly and the Family Stone, claimed that Jerry Goldstein had diverted an estimated $20-$30 million of royal ...

  28. March 15, 2009

    March 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Bob Seger, George Harrison, Jackson Browne, Prince, the Dells, Traffic and ZZ Top are inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. 1999 – Billy Joel, Bruce Springsteen, Curtis Mayfield, Del Shannon, Dusty Springfield, Paul McCartney and th ...

  29. Whitney Houston Returns At Clive Davis Grammy Bash

    February 08, 2009 9:46 AM EST 0 0 0 An exuberant Whitney Houston kept the Beverly Hilton Ballroom audience on its feet during a major comeback performance at last night's (Feb. 7) pre-Grammy Gala saluting Clive Davis. Dressed in a leopard skin-patterned, form-fitting sheath and m ...

  30. 'Something' For Everyone

    September 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hoping to repeat the success of 2006's "The Evolution of Robin Thicke," the R&B singer/songwriter will release his third album, "Something Else," this week via Star Trak/Interscope. Hoping to repeat the success of 2006&# ...

  31. Robin Thicke: White Like Me

    September 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's an unusually hot and humid summer night in Hollywood. A murmuring line of fans -- mostly women --snakes around the Sunset Boulevard perimeter of the House of Blues. They're waiting for one thing It's an unusually hot and humid su ...

  32. George Clinton Goes 'Gangster' On New Album

    June 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 George Clinton is getting by with a little help from his friends on his next album -- a list that includes the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Carlos Santana, Sly Stone, RZA, System Of A Down bassist Shavo Oda George Clinton is getting by with a little help ...

  33. This Day in Music

    March 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Prince, the late George Harrison, Traffic, ZZ Top, Bob Seger, Jackson Browne, the Dells and Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner are welcomed into the ranks of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame durin 2004 - Prince, the late George Harrison, Traffic ...

  34. This Day in Music

    February 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Music legend Sly Stone makes his first major public appearance since his 1993 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. 2006 - Music legend Sly Stone makes his first major public appearance since his 1 ...

  35. Sly Stone Breaks Silence To Vanity Fair

    July 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After 25 years, Sly Stone speaks. The famously reclusive funkster broke his silence by granting his first interview since the '80s to Vanity Fair. After 25 years, Sly Stone speaks. The famously reclusive funkster broke his silence by granting h ...

  36. Sly Stone's Sister Optimistic About New Music

    March 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 An upcoming catalog reissue will celebrate Sly & the Family Stone's past, but singer/keyboardist Rose Stone remains optimistic that the groundbreaking '60s group has a future, too. An upcoming catalog reissue will celebrate Sly & t ...

  37. This Day in Music

    March 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Prince, the late George Harrison, Traffic, ZZ Top, Bob Seger, Jackson Browne, the Dells and Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner are welcomed into the ranks of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame durin 2004 - Prince, the late George Harrison, Traffic ...

  38. This Day in Music

    February 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Music legend Sly Stone makes his first major public appearance since his 1993 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. 2006 - Music legend Sly Stone makes his first major public appearance since his 1 ...

  39. Sly & The Family Stone Classics Prepped For Reissue

    January 04, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Epic/Legacy will on March 20 unveil remastered editions of Sly & the Family Stone's first seven studio albums, each with several bonus tracks and new liner notes. Epic/Legacy will on March 20 unveil remastered editions of Sly & the Fami ...

  40. RHYTHM & BLUES: MIND YOUR BUSINESS

    September 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Somebody's watching you, as Sly Stone used to say. Ronald Isley is learning that lesson only too well. Labeled a "serial tax avoider," the legendary singer was sentenced to three years and one month i Somebody's watching you, a ...

  41. Fiery Furnaces' Friedberger Goes Solo

    May 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Matthew Friedberger, principle songwriter in prolific the brother/sister duo Fiery Furnaces, will release his first solo effort Aug. 8 via the newly formed 859 Recordings. Matthew Friedberger, principle songwriter in prolific the brother/sister duo ...

  42. This Day in Music

    March 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Jeff Beck begins a headlining U.S. tour at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C., in support of his current Epic album, "Who Else!"<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Prince, th ...

  43. Sly Comes Out Of Hiding

    February 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sly Stone comes out of hiding for the Grammys. Funk music pioneer Sly Stone makes his first major public appearance in almost 13 years during a tribute to Sly and the Family Stone at the 48th annual Grammy Awards Feb. 8 in Los Angeles. News Sly Ston ...

  44. Grammys Deliver Promised Musical 'Moments'

    February 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 From the opening number, the Grammy Awards were a musical spectacle with plenty of the "one of a kind moments" the Recording Academy had been promising in the weeks preceding last night's (Feb. 8) eve From the opening number, the Gram ...

  45. U2 Trumps Mariah, Kanye At Grammy Awards

    February 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 U2 cruised by leading contenders Mariah Carey and Kanye West to win five awards at the 48th annual Grammy Awards, held last night (Feb. 8) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The band surprised many U2 cruised by leading contenders Mariah Carey an ...

  46. Sly Stone Emerges At Grammy Awards

    February 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music legend Sly Stone made his first major public appearance since his 1993 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last night (Feb. 8) at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Music legend Sly Stone made his first major public appearance since h ...

  47. Sly Stone Emerges At Grammy Awards

    February 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST First major public appearance since 1993. Music legend Sly Stone made his first major public appearance since his 1993 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last night (Feb. 8) at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Sly & the Family Ston ...

  48. Top Acts Recharge Sly & The Family Stone Classics

    July 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Janet Jackson, OutKast's Big Boi, Moby, the Roots and the Black Eyed Peas' Will.I.Am have recorded new music that has been combined with master tapes from Sly & the Family Stone to create the mate Janet Jackson, OutKast's Big Boi, ...

  49. Pearl Jam, Weapon Of Choice Mates Get Funky

    April 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Weapon Of Choice bassist Lonnie Marshall and Pearl Jam guitarist Stone Gossard have been long-time friends, and recently collaborated on several tracks together. Weapon Of Choice bassist Lonnie Marshall and Pearl Jam guitarist Stone Gossard have bee ...

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