It's Nov. 4, 2008, and Brooklyn is bristling with anticipation about the impending election returns to see whether or not Barack Obama will be the nation's first African-American president.
Now the group tours internationally and licenses their music to films, TV shows and video games. On July 20, the group will be performing at the Doug Fir Lounge to commemorate the ten year anniversary of "Spirit in Stone," their debut album.
Legendary harmony singer Furman Haynes passed away in Portland, Ore., July 2. A founder member of The Deep Tones, Haynes traveled the world singing with everyone from Ella Fitzgerald, Bill Landford and Count Basie to Johnny Smith's Ink Spots. He founded a record label based in Portland, and was happily married to the love of his life for 60 years.
Economists have been referred to by cynics as emotional cripples who know the price of everything but appreciate the value of nothing. Increasingly, the same might be said of people in general as we've come to embrace the commodification of virtually every aspect of human existence.
Hilary Verheggen reviews Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad.
Curtis Jackson -- known professionally as the rapper 50 Cent -- was accused by a prosecutor Wednesday of kicking a woman and ransacking her bedroom during an argument at her Los Angeles condo last month.
Other celebrities irked about their lack of private life should take notes from Kerry Washington.
Multiple reports have suggested that the 36-year-old "Scandal" star very quietly wed San Francisco 49ers player Nnamdi Asomugha, 31, on June 24.