Stevie Wonder

South African Radio Stations Pull Stevie Wonder’s Music Over Support For Mandela

Mar. 26, 2014 by

STEVIE WONDER BANNED FROM SOUTH AFRICAN RADIO STATIONS!

R. Kelly

R&B STAR R. KELLY ARRESTED FOR CHILD PORN

Jun. 5, 2013 by

R&B star R.Kelly was arrested today (June 5, 2002), in Davenport, Florida, after being indicted on 21 felony counts of child pornography. Police officers from Florida’s Polk County Division apprehended R. Kelly at his residence, after a fugitive warrant was

James Brown Tribute pt. 1

James Brown Tribute pt. 1

Dec. 22, 2010 by

Here at Rare Soul we like to honor The God Father of Soul everyday but especially during the holidays. Here’s part 1 of a two part series, where Dj Mech spins James’s funkiest tunes, off of the original vinyls (hence

Hank Ballard “Twists” into Rock N Roll History (Nov 11,1958)

Hank Ballard “Twists” into Rock N Roll History (Nov 11,1958)

Nov. 11, 2010 by

Hank Ballard and the Midnighters recorded the original version of “The Twist” which would later become one of the most important records in Rock and Roll history as sung by Ballard sound-alike, Chubby Checker. Ballard’s version was based on the

Gladys Knight and The Pips Reach #1 Today (1973)

Gladys Knight and The Pips Reach #1 Today (1973)

Oct. 27, 2010 by

Gladys Knight and The Pips reached #1 on the pop charts where they stayed for two weeks (as well as an impressive 4 weeks at #1 on the R&B) on October 27, 1973, with the song “Midnight Train To Georgia.”