RIP William Onyeabor

The pioneering electro/synth/soul artist William Onyeabor passed away in his sleep on Monday at the age of 70. Onyeabor was a businessman based in Enugu (Southeastern Nigeria) who began releasing…

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Artists We Lost in 2016

Top row: Buckwheat Zydeco, Papa Wemba, Bobby Hutcherson; bottom row: Rudy Van Gelder, Prince Buster, Amjad Sabri (photo by SohailKhanzada) The pop music world lost some prominent stars in 2016, starting with…

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Sharon Jones Dies at 60

We’re sorry to report that following a hard-fought battle with pancreatic cancer, Sharon Jones has passed away. Jones’ representatives confirmed that she was surrounded by her loved ones and the Dap-Kings.…

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