Da Brat & Rickey Smiley talk about Rock & roll pioneer Chuck Berry, who passed away at 90 years old.

Just days after he kicked off his Legend of the Fall world tour, The Weeknd has revealed that Rae Sremmurd will join him for the North American leg. The Canadian singer went to social media with an updated tour poster that lists the Atlanta duo as a special guest. 6lack [pr: Black] and Belly will also appear on the 27-date run. […]


Stevie Wonder is one of the most legendary musicians of our time who has been creating audio gold for over 5 decades, but that doesn’t…


Legendary gospel artist, singer, songwriter and musician Richard Smallwood covers the latest edition of The Frequency News. With a very special discussion on his career, his musical longevity and an insider’s view on making great gospel music for the world to experience, Richard Smallwood keeps his promise and allows us to share in the experience. […]

Gerald Levert was best known for his powerful and commanding voice, but he was also known as one of the best singer/songwriter of his time and making his debut with the hit group “Levert” in the 80’s, Gerald ended up as a popular solo artist releasing a number of hit singles and albums. He released […]

Patti LaBelle will be honored at the 2011 BET Awards where she will be presented with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award. The reward recognizes her 50+ years in the music industry, working with her ’60s soul group the Bluebelles, ’70s rock-influenced group Labelle, her solo career in the ’80s and recent run on Broadway in […]

It’s Tuesday, June 7th and guess what Cincinnati funk/R&B/soul music lovers? We are very excited because we’re celebrating one of the most popular and iconic performers in music’s birthday. Legendary vocalist, actor, musician, producer and songwriter Prince (born Prince Rogers Nelson) turns 53 today so let the party begin and the good times roll! TOP […]

HAPPY BIRTHDAY JANET JACKSON Icon. Entertainer. Singer. Songwriter. Producer. Actress. Dancer. Legend. She’s all of these and more. Today, we wish the one and only Janet Jackson a stellar birthday celebration as we take a look back at her hits, her career, her most important moves onstage and onscreen and the musical memories she’s been […]

Today is the birthday of not just an African-American musical treasure, but a world treasure. We celebrate the birthday of legendary musician Stevie Wonder who is now turning 61. You thought he was older right? Well, at least I did so. But in honor of his birthday, we wanted to ask you all to leave […]

Image courtesy of Joerg Koch/Getty Images The legendary James Brown, better known as the Godfather Of Soul, is celebrating a birthday today. The prolific singer, songwriter, dancer and bandleader is the most sampled artist in history. He was recognized for numerous titles including Soul Brother Number One, Sex Machine, Mr. Dynamite, The Hardest Working Man […]

Photo by KMazur/WireImage April 20th marks the 60th birthday of R&B legend, the late Luther Vandross. Although not present in the physical form, his music lives on and is often sampled by many artists. Classic, genuine, soulful are just a few words to describe the great Luther Vandross. In honor of his 60th birthday, enjoy […]

It’s Wednesday, March 23rd and today is a very special day as 101.1 The Wiz wishes Chaka Khan a very happy birthday! 101.1 The Wiz celebrates the birthday of one of music and entertainment’s most beloved voices. The one and only Chaka Khan turns 58 today and we’re excited to be afforded the opportunity to […]