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ESSENCE Festival 2016 is finally upon us, and with festivities just hours away, ESSENCE has announced they will celebrate the life of Prince with a New Orleans-themed tribute on Sunday (July 3).

The BET Awards 2013 was great and I was there to grab some great interviews from celebs to find out what they have going on. Charlie Wilson gets the Lifetime Achievement  Award at BET 2013. Listen Below CHARLIE WILSON BET Speaks The Truth Follow Me On Instagram & Twitter @Konan92Q BET Awards 2013: And The Winners Are… […]

Whitney Houston‘s name brings a smile to the face of anyone who has ever listened to her belt out a tune. Old or young, Whitney…

Earlier today Essence Magazine announced the lineup to their annual Essence Music Festival in New Orleans July 6 – 8. Mary J. Blige, Fantasia Aretha Franklin, Charlie Wilson, SWV, Dru Hill, Ledisi, Estelle, Goapele, Vivian Green, and many more are slated to perform over the three-day event. Click here to check out the full roster. […]

Photo courtesy of Angelo Turnage; video courtesy of @robinrazzi Uncle Charlie put on a phenomenal performance on the Stone Soul Stage. He performed hit after hit after hit without missing a beat. The crowd was amped in anticipation. Check out his performance below. Check out all the performances on Radio One’s Stone Soul Stage. Kyte.Embed.path=””;Kyte.Embed.altpath=””;window.kyteplayer=new […]

Timeless. It’s something every artist wants to be, but few earn the distinction. Charlie Wilson’s name is on that short list. From his breakout as a member of the Gap Band (“You Dropped A Bomb On Me,” “Outstanding”) in the ‘80s to his revered solo recordings (2005’s certified gold Charlie, Last Name Wilson, 2010’s Grammy nominated Uncle […]

Some of the best songs are not born of one mind, but instead result from the collaboration of great artists. In 1984 Zapp And Roger’s “Computer Love” was a top 10 Billboard hit featuring Charlie Wilson and Shirley Murdock. In this interview for Uncle Charlie tells the hilarious story of Roger  coming to his […]

2011 is shaping up to be a big year for black music on the festival circuit in the United States.  The lineup for the 17th annual Essence Music Festival was announced and features such heavyweights as Kanye West, Mary J. Blige and Jill Scott amongst others.

Kanye unleashed an undeniable banger on us this week, ladies and gentlemen.

This latest freebie from Kanye West may be the best one yet. For his latest “G.O.O.D Friday” leak, “Lord, Lord, Lord” Yeezy recruits Mos Def, Raekwon, Swizz Beatz and Charlie Wilson.