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Ric Ocasek, lead singer of The Cars, found dead at 75 years old

Ric Ocasek, lead singer of The Cars, found dead at 75 years old

Ric Ocasek, lead singer of the new wave rock band The Cars, died Sunday in New York City, police said. He was 75. The New York Police Department received a call around 4 p.m. “for an unconscious male” at a townhouse on East 19th Street, the Office of the Deputy Commissioner, Public Information told CNN.…MORE

WE REMEMBER: Motown Alum Nathan McKalpain Jr. Passes

WE REMEMBER: Motown Alum Nathan McKalpain Jr. Passes

He was Road Manager for The Supremes… From the family of Motown alum Nathan McKalpain Jr.: “It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Nathan McKalpain Jr. On Wednesday, September 11, 2019, after a brief illness.” He was a Motown pioneer and brother-in-law to Berry Gordy by marriage to Gordy’s sister Gwen.…MORE

LeBron James: Lakers Superstar Denied Trademark for ‘Taco Tuesday’

LeBron James: Lakers Superstar Denied Trademark for ‘Taco Tuesday’

*LeBron James spent the summer celebrating his love for eating Tacos on Tuesday, and he was even hoping to turn his family tradition into a business The NBA star applied to trademark “Taco Tuesday” but his application was rejected, as the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office said “Taco Tuesday” was a “commonplace message,” which means…MORE

O’Rourke and Buttigieg clash over guns after former congressman’s AR-15 comment

O’Rourke and Buttigieg clash over guns after former congressman’s AR-15 comment

Democratic presidential candidates Beto O’Rourke and Pete Buttigieg clashed Sunday over O’Rourke’s direct comment about his proposed mandatory gun-buyback program of assault-style rifles. “Hell, yes, we’re going to take your AR-15, your AK-47,” O’Rourke said in a standout moment at the ABC News Democratic presidential debate Thursday. His comment frustrated some lawmakers on Capitol Hill…MORE

Is it A Wrap for Black Radio?

Is it A Wrap for Black Radio?

*Are you a music listener without a radio in your car?  Are you checking out Pandora and Spotify for all your jams?  If the answer is yes, then you might be one of the reasons some folks are saying radio – especially Black Radio – should be writing its eulogy and if you want a…MORE

Rep. Ilhan Omar responds to criticism from 9/11 victim’s family

Rep. Ilhan Omar responds to criticism from 9/11 victim’s family

Democratic Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar responded Sunday to criticism from the son of a victim of the 9/11 terror attacks over comments she made earlier this year. Omar was criticized by Nicholas Haros Jr., whose mother died in the World Trade Center attacks, during a remembrance ceremony at Ground Zero in New York City last…MORE