Rhythm and blues musicians
Jan 10, 2012 — Gil Scott-Heron's posthumously published memoir, The Last Holiday, is a triumphant and moving account of a life dedicated to art and activism.
Dec 20, 2011 — Before the Civil Rights movement, segregated American cities helped give birth to the Chitlin' Circuit, a touring revue that provided employment for hundreds of black musicians. Rock historian Ed Ward profiles two recent books which illuminate the conditions these musicians endured.
Sep 30, 2008 — In 1997, singer Faith Evans' husband, rapper Biggie Smalls, was murdered. Now, Evans is out to tell how she dealt with the tragedy and the other challenges in her career. She's documented her tumultuous life in the book, Keep The Faith.