James Brown was one of the most important figures in 20th century popular music and was one of the early creators of R&B,Soul, and Funk music. His musical innovations were also crucial to the creation of Hip Hop, Disco, A wide variety of Electriconic music styles, and a variety of international popul
A star in the R&B world before she was even out of her teens, Aaliyah's promising career was tragically cut short by her death in a plane crash at age 22. Even with only three albums under her belt, she'd already earned a place as a talented trendsetter among the R&B elite. Following a successful tra
From hosting block parties in The Bronx, New York to winning a Grammy Award, Louie Vega or Little Louie Vega is the voice of Latin house and one of the most important DJ/Producers of the underground NYC house/dance music scene.
Vega is half of Masters At Work –the other half is fellow DJ/Produc
Erykah Badu, is a multiple Grammy-winner American soul singer and songwriter, whose work encompasses elements of R&B, hip hop and jazz. She is best known for her role in the rise of the neo soul sub-genre, and for her eccentric, cerebral musical stylings and sense of fashion. She is known as the "Fir