Black Music Month originated in 1979. Jimmy Carter proclaimed the month of June as Black Music Month to celebrate the wonderful music, the  achievements, births, important timelines, events and to remember those we lost.

We said goodbye to a legend over the weekend. B.B. King was laid to rest in his hometown of Indianola, Mississippi on Saturday following an invitation-only funeral and memorial service at the Bell Grove Missionary Baptist Church. The Rolling Stone reports the three-and-a-half hour service was live-streamed by the Mississippi Public Broadcasting. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! King’s […]

We’ve lost two greats far too soon – first B.B. King and now Reynaldo Rey. But Bernice Jenkins checked in with them to see how things were shaking in heaven. Listen to the audio player to hear Reynaldo reminisce on his Comic View days and find out how B.B. got his guitar up to heaven! Sign Up For Our Newsletter! […]

The passing of blues legend B.B. King has left musicians and fans in mourning, honoring him on social media, and praising him for his nearly…


Legendary blues musician B.B. King has died in Las Vegas, his attorney told the Associated Press late Thursday. The musician, dubbed ‘King of the Blues’ for…