Bill Withers Passes Away at 81

The three time Grammy award Soul singer passed away in his Los Angeles home. Withers wrote and sung a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including “ Lean On Me, ” “Lovely Day” and “Ain’t No Sunshine,” His family made a statement to The Associated Press, “We are devastated by the loss of our beloved, devoted husband and father. A solitary man with a heart driven to connect to the world at large, with his poetry and music, he spoke honestly to people and connected them to each other,” the family statement read. “As private a life as he lived close to intimate family and friends, his music forever belongs to the world. In this difficult time, we pray his music offers comfort and entertainment as fans hold tight to loved ones.” CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO

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Hip-Hop Is An Official Holiday in the United States

Hip-Hop Is An Official Holiday in the United States

Hip-hop and you don’t stop. As hip-hop turns 48 next month, the United States Senate has made history by passing a resolution on Thursday (July 29), recognizing August 11 as national Hip Hop Celebration Day in the U.S. Not only that, the Senate Resolution 331 also designates the month of August as “Hip Hop Recognition…

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