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Rest In Peace: Dr. Maya Angelou (1928-2014)

The world lost one of the most influential icons of the last century this morning. Legendary poet and author Maya Angelou passed away Wednesday at her North Carolina home. Her literary agent, Helen Brann, confirmed the news to members of the press earlier today. Angelou originally began taking an interest in the world of poetry […]

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REST IN PEACE: Dick Clark (1929-2012)

TMZ is reporting that entertainment legend Dick Clark has passed away at the age of 82. From the gossip site’s original story: Clark’s rep tells TMZ, the TV icon had been in St. John’s hospital in L.A. after undergoing an outpatient procedure last night. Clark suffered the “massive” heart attack following the procedure. Attempts to […]

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WATCH: Whitney Houston’s Final Performance (2/9/12)

News of the loss of Whitney Houston is still spreading around the world, but we could not wait any longer to bring you this clip. Two days ago (February 9), Whitney Houston performed “Yes, Jesus Loves Me” during a Pre-Grammys party in Los Angeles. The video taken of the performance was captured on a cell […]

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REST IN PEACE: Don Cornelius (1936-2012)

Don Cornelius, the man most famously known for creating Soul Train, has died of an apparent suicide at the age of 75. TMZ broke news of Cornelius’ death today, claiming cops discovered his body early this morning with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. His family has been informed, but has yet to release a statement. Soul […]