A new documentary reveals surprising details of Rick James’ life and how coke and his penis helped Lionel Richie’s career. “Bitchin: The Sound and Fury of Rick James,” debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival on Tuesday evening (June 15) and James’ former manager, Kerry Gordy, eldest son of Motown head Berry Gordy, shared a story where… Read more »
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Motown Releases 60 Songs We’ve Never Heard Before Motown has opened the vault to celebrate their 60th anniversary. On Friday, the label released 60 songs from some of their classic artists. These recordings haven’t been heard by the public until now. Selections from Stevie Wonder, The Jackson 5, Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross and the Supremes… Read more »
Kem Records at Motown Kem did something historic by having a recording session at Motown in Detroit. It was the first time someone has recorded material at Hitsville since the early 1970s. Kem laid down tracks for his upcoming album in Studio A. He was joined arranger Paul Riser and 16 musicians. About the session,… Read more »
Courtesy CBS/The Recording Academy/AEG Ehrlich VenturesThis Easter Sunday Motown fans are in for a special treat as CBS…
Diana Ross celebrated her 75th birthday with a star studded party last night in Los Angeles, one of the highlights of the evening was Miss Ross being serenaded by Beyonce! Bey sang “Happy Birthday” to Miss Ross after being called on by Ross’ daughter Black-ish star Tracee Ellis Ross.
A new series celebrating the 60th anniversary of Motown has hit Netflix, “Motown Magic” is a family-friendly animated series that salutes the legendary record label with the story of a young boy named Ben, who transforms his city with a magic paintbrush against a backdrop of the Motown sound and street-art. 52-newly record versions of… Read more »