Grammy-winning singing star James Ingram dead at 66

Entertainment News Jan 31, 2019

Grammy-winning singing star James Ingram dead at 66

James Ingram, the Grammy-winning singer who launched multiple hits on the R&B and pop charts and earned two Oscar nominations for his songwriting, has died. He was 66. Debbie Allen, an actress-choreographer and frequent collaborator with Ingram, announced his death on Twitter on Tuesday. Attempts ...

Capeson mixes R&B with U.K. indie on 'Hiraeth'

Music / CD Reviews | LISTENING POST Nov 27, 2016

Capeson mixes R&B with U.K. indie on 'Hiraeth'

by Ronald Taylor

Capeson "Hiraeth" (Tokyo Recordings) Fledging label Tokyo Recordings gained significant buzz after its founder, Nariaki Obukuro (N.O.R.K.), collaborated with Hikaru Utada on her comeback album, "Fantome." Weeks later, the label released "Hiraeth", the debut album by singer-songwriter Capeson, who was born in Tokyo but spent his ...

Soul music's icons bow down to King

Music May 8, 2016

Soul music's icons bow down to King

by Baye McNeil

In 2011, consummate music curator Questlove tweeted how impressed he was by the debut EP from Minneapolis-based soul trio King. And according to its members — twin sisters Paris and Amber Strother and their friend Anita Bias — the compliment took them from obscurity ...

Review: Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds at Billboard Live

Music Sep 10, 2014

Review: Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds at Billboard Live

by Thomas Hall

The fact that Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds is playing at Billboard Live makes total sense, since his songwriting and production has dominated the Billboard charts for the past 25 years. With 10 Grammy Awards and a list of collaborators that reads like a who's-who of ...