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Jon B, born Jonathan David Buck, was born in Rhode Island, but his family decided to move to California and raise him there. Jon B’s father was a music professor and his mother was a pianist. His two siblings also played instruments as well. Jon B first started so sing at the age of four [...]
June is Black Music Month, on June 16th Secret Spot is highlighting Aretha Franklin.
June is Black Music Month, on June 10th Secret Spot is highlighting Quincy Jones.
June is Black Music Month, on June 9th Secret Spot is highlighting Sam Cooke.
Rod Stewart – “(I Know) I’m Losing You” VS The Temptations – “(I Know) I’m Losing You” It’s pretty simple: our favorite is the original with the smooth soulful sounds of The Temptations. Rod Stewart did a good job with the cover, but nothing beats the raw emotions of David Ruffin’s soulful cries and the [...]
Tony! Toni! Tone! is an R&B male group originated from Oakland, California. The group consisted of all three brothers, Dwayne Wiggins, Raphael Saadiq, and Timothy Riley. Growing up in a soulful and funky environment all three brothers grew up with a father who played the blues, the three brothers were introduced to instruments and grew [...]
Lamont Herbert Dozier was born on June 16, 1941 in Detroit, Michigan. A prolific figure in the music industry he is known as a triple threat; a singer, songwriter and record producer. Dossier signed to Motown in 1962 and while working at Motown he met with brothers Brian and Eddie Holland and created Holland-Dozier-Holland, a [...]