B.B. King

10 Obscure and Overlooked Blaxploitation Film Soundtracks You Need To Hear

There are many Blaxploitation film soundtracks that have either gone overlooked or followed their namesake title into the shadows of… Read More

February 18, 2022

Betty Davis, Legendary ’70’s Soul and Funk Singer, Has Died

Soul and funk trailblazer Betty Davis, who released three solo albums in the 1970s, has died at 77. Betty Davis,… Read More

February 9, 2022

The ‘Summer of Soul’ Soundtrack is Finally Getting an Official Release

Summer of Soul took home both the Jury Prize and Audience Award at Sundance Film Festival last year. Approaching six months… Read More

December 9, 2021

Watch The Exhilarating Official Trailer for Questlove’s ‘Summer of Soul’ Documentary

Summer of Soul is set to simultaneously premiere in theaters and via Hulu on July 2nd. Weeks out from finally hitting… Read More

June 16, 2021

B.B. King Estate Denies Upcoming Film is a Biopic, Eyes Kenan Thompson to Star

The late bluesman's estate throws a wrench into the recent reveal of a film about the icon's life. It appears… Read More

October 25, 2020

Long-Delayed B.B. King Biopic Officially on The Way

A biopic treatment of the blues legend's life is finally getting off the ground. After nearly a decade of delays… Read More

October 21, 2020

BB King Blues Club & Grill In New York City Is Closing After 18 Years

B.B. King Blues Club & Grill in New York City's Times Square is closing this month. READ: BB King's Daughters… Read More

April 19, 2018

Here’s Five Ways Artists Honored Martin Luther King, Jr.

William Ketchum III chronicles the different events in music history where artists placed themselves on a limb to honor the… Read More

January 15, 2018

Black (Wax) Friday: OKP’s Must-Cop Vinyl Releases For Record Store Day 2015 [Black Friday Edition]

Well, it appears it's that time of the year again, folks. The Black Friday edition of Record Store Day 2015 is… Read More

November 3, 2015

The Trill Is Gone: Hear Amerigo Gazaway’s Brilliant Blend Of UGK & B.B. King

Amerigo Gazaway is this generation's greatest musical alchemist, bridging the gap between hip-hop and its forefathers, whether they be of… Read More

September 16, 2015

Video: POTUS Barack Obama Sings The Blues

No, not the "House Congressional Republicans Blues," the actual blues. As in, he joined blues legend B. B. King and… Read More

February 22, 2012