We lost DeWayne Julius Rogers, better known to us as “D.J. Rogers”. Sadly ignored, Rogers was a singer and songwriter who brought the organically-visceral power of Soul Music to his craft just as hard as any of the more famous legends in the business. His awareness of the Black diaspora chapter in America. His command […]Read More Unsung Soul Music Legend D.J. Rogers (1948-2020)
Michael Jackson transitioned on this day in 2009. I celebrate him often. No need to change my routine just because he no longer walks among us. Jackson still saturates party boats, weddings, get-togethers, nightclubs and solo-chill moments with grooves, smiles and memories. I’m taking this moment to play “I Can’t Help It” from Jackson’s Off […]Read More Remembering Michael Jackson
We lost Bobby Womack, one of our kings of Soul, who leaves behind a creative legacy that’s more than a half-century old. Among many reasons to dig this Brother, I deeply admire him for remaining true to the craft he loved. Think about this for a moment — we began to see a migration away from Soul […]Read More GOODBYE, BOBBY WOMACK.