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  • Unauthorized Aretha Bio Highlights Alleged Orgies, Addiction and Insecurity

    Oct 31, 14 by Qwest7 18 Comments

    *Aretha Franklin may be the Queen of Soul, but a new unauthorized biography reveals some less than royal things about her and her rise to fame. In the book, titled “Respect: The Life of Aretha Franklin,” noted biographer David Ritz details Franklin’s journey from child prodigy to legendary entertainer as well as times when she […]

  • Mike Tyson Has Jamie Foxx In Mind For Playing Him in Biopic

    Jul 29, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *Looks like Mike Tyson may be jumping on the biopic trend that’s saturating TV and movies nowadays. And he already has someone in mind to play him in a movie. Who could be? Non other than Jamie Foxx, of course. In an interview with the Associated Press, Tyson, who recently revealed he was in talks […]

  • Ray Charles’ Legacy Gets Stamp of Approval … Forever! (Photos)

    Sep 25, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *In the late 50’s the atmosphere in America was beginning to percolate from the movement for civil rights. And as this movement continued to grow and develop, and ultimately reach it’s peak throughout the sixties, it was the music of Ray Charles that would heal the souls of black and white alike. His vocal styling’s […]

  • Billy Osborn and Ray Charles in the Recording Studio

    Apr 12, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *International recording artist Billy Osborne’s irrepressible vocals, poetic lyrics, and evocative musicianship are a faint reflection of the remarkable gifts that characterize the Providence, Rhode Island, native son. Billy spent the early part of his illustrious career enchanting music lovers as a key percussionist for some of the greatest jazz musicians of our time, including […]

  • Ray Charles Foundation Donates $3 Million to Morehouse

    Feb 19, 13 by EURpublisher02 5 Comments

    *During Morehouse’s 25th Annual “A Candle in the Dark” fundraising gala over the weekend, the Ray Charles Foundation stunned the room by announcing their donation of $3 million to the college. “I know that Ray Charles had a long-standing relationship with Morehouse based on professionalism, integrity and honesty,” said Valerie Ervin, president of The Ray […]

  • Ray Charles Foundation to Appeal Heirs’ Court Win

    Jan 30, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *The Ray Charles Foundation says it will appeal the decision of the United States District Court to allow some of the late singer’s children to reclaim copyrights on about 60 of his best-known compositions. As previously reported, U.S. District Judge Audrey Collins threw out a number of claims that the foundation had filed against the […]