80s music

The Making of ‘Gap Band III’, The Album That Turned The Gap Band Into Stars

In an effort to celebrate the greatness of the legendary Tulsa, Oklahoma, group The Gap Band, we take a look… Read More

June 19, 2021

How Prince’s No-Nonsense Demeanor Led to the Creation of ‘Controversy’

On the fifth Anniversary of Prince's death, take a look back at the creation of Controversy, an album that highlighted… Read More

April 21, 2021

How Rick James & His Hardworking Band Crafted His Breakthrough Album ‘Street Songs’

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Rick James' Street Songs, we spoke with engineer Rick Sanchez, who provided an… Read More

April 7, 2021

How Run-DMC’s Iconic Debut Album Ushered in a New Era in Hip-Hop

On March 27th, 1984, Run-DMC released their self-titled debut album. After the album was released, it was clear that things… Read More

March 27, 2019