jimi hendrix

Amy Winehouse died at the premature age of 27, but left behind two critically acclaimed records, standout performances, and plenty of news headlines by which to remember…

Spotify Honors Jimi Hendrix and James Brown which is classic to me. Aretha Franklin and Diana Ross will be highlighted as well. This is good for them to let young people know about those who open doors for the artist today.   See More: Black History  Follow Me On Instagram @Konan92Q Follow Me On Twitter […]

The Grammys keep snubbing Nas. The Queens rapper has been nominated a whopping 13 times and has not won a single award, which is surprising…

This year Wu-tang mash-ups seem to be all the rage. Earlier this year there was Shaolin Jazz: The 37th Chamber, an ethereal remix of Wu classics using samples of Jazz greats like Pharoh Sanders . Next we had Wugazi, an unlikely pairing between the Wu and punk rock group Fugazi. Now we have “Black Gold,” […]

Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare) Woodstock Festival White Lake, NY When: August  18, 1969 What: On Monday morning, August 18, 1969, the last day of the Woodstock Festival, headliner Jimi Hendrix closed his two hour set by performing a searing rendition of “The Star Spangled Banner” on his electric guitar. The performance […]

With the country at war in Vietnam, Jimi Hendrix started off the final day of the first Woodstock festival with his now legendary rendition of “The Star Spangled Banner.”