Alexandra Burke Will Continue ‘…Dancing’ Following the Death of Her Mother, Soul II Soul Singer Melissa Bell

Alexandra Burke revealed on Instagram earlier this week that her mother, former Soul II Soul singer Melissa Bell, had died. Burke confirmed that she is soldiering on as a contestant on Strictly Come Dancing, the popular British dance contest show. On Tuesday (Aug. 29), the former X-Factor winner made public that her mother had passed… Read More »

Michael Jackson’s ‘Bad’ 30 Years Later: The Birth of Arena Pop and Multimedia Megastardom

Epic/Sony How does one follow the biggest album all time? That was the conundrum that Michael Jackson faced in the mid-1980s. His 1982 album Thriller was a blockbuster—maybe the first album that truly deserved that distinction. It was a cultural and commercial force, spawning seven singles that reached the top 10 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and… Read More »

30 Years Later: Remembering the Loss of Scott La Rock

B-Boy Records “Scott didn’t even know he was shot.” That was Just-Ice in 2016, recalling one the more tragic moments in his life and career. The hip-hop vet was being interviewed by WHO?MAG TV Hip Hop Talk–discussing the 1987 murder Scott “La Rock” Sterling. Just-Ice was with La Rock just prior to the killing, and recalled… Read More »

Who Still Steals Music These Days?

Despite music being everywhere online these days and available to anybody who wants to listen to their favorite tunes while still supporting the artists in one way or another, millions people are still stealing music. It’s a sad fact, but who is actually committing these crimes and robbing musicians the sales and royalties they deserve… Read More »

Donshea Hopkins Reveals WHY Raina Was Killed Off on ‘Power’: ‘It Should’ve Been Tariq!’ [VIDEO]

to TheBoombox on Last Sunday (Aug. 21), Power fans were stunned when Raina St. Patrick, played by Donshea Hopkins, was killed f on the show. The death was a direct result Tariq’s (played Michael Rainey Jr.) rebellion into the world drugs and crime. Since then, fans have expressed their grief Raina’s death on social media.… Read More »