The Bergmans reflect on writing the Good Times theme song and discuss the challenge of finding new ways to talk about love and the hip-hop generation’s influence on the next wave of writers.
The legendary songwriters highlight stories and the evolution of writing, spanning their 50 years of working together, and share how Barbra Streisand became their muse.
The multiple Grammy winner talks about her new CD, “All Fall Down,” and her candid new memoir, Diamond in the Rough, and reveals what she uses as her healing factors during times of clinical depression.
As a member of Muddy Waters’ band, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Buddy Guy is credited as the pioneer of the Chicago blues sound, and he’s often credited as the bridge between blues and rock and roll. Read up on the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors recipient.
The six-time Grammy-winning musician shares why it took so long for him to record his own music and his mission to keep jazz clubs alive; he also details his memoir, When I Left Home.
Much like MCA and The Beastie Boys, Kitty Pryde doesn’t look or sound like your average rapper, but her self-effacing lyrics–she knows she’s a skinny white girl from Florida as well as anyone–allow people to enjoy it without necessarily taking it seriously.
Another star-studded week of lively discussion and insightful comments goes in the books. Check out the gallery (for a few behind-the-scenes shots!) and some notable quotables and share your thoughts.
Trivia tidbits from the life of the Queen of Disco
The legacy of soul isn’t limited to golden oldies. The last few years have brought with them artists like Amy Winehouse, Adele and Sharon Jones, all of whom endeavored to bring soul music to a new generation.
In a tribute to the “Queen of Disco,” Tavis looks at the legacy of the five-time Grammy winner and one of the most popular artists of the disco era.