Shankar The Sitar Legend Dies At 92

Sitar legend Ravi Shankar dies at 92 due to a heart valve surgery gone wrong. The Indian musician passed away near his home in San Diego, California. For those of you who didn’t know, Ravi Shankar is the Father of singer/songwriter Nora Jones. Here’s another dope fact, sources say he taught Beatle George Harrison to play the sitar. Ravi Shankar and his music touched the lives of many people and he will truly be missed. Funk Flex

(Photo) You Wouldn’t Believe Who Alicia Keys Is Working With!

Alicia Keys is behind the keys with a legend! Want to know who she’s been working with ? Hit the jump to find out what moves she’s making. Steph Bassanini

Auto Legend Carroll Shelby Dies at 89!

Legendary car designer and racing driver, Carroll Shelby has died at 89 years old. RIP. Click below to find out more. Melissa Nash

(Photo) Did You Know Legendary Beetle Paul McCartney Used To Get High???

I mean it was the 60’s, But I personally never saw Him actually Smoking, until Now, Hit the Jump. +TatWZA

#IFWT Remembers Pimp C of UGK

On this day in 2007, legendary rapper Pimp C passed away at the age of 33. If you didn’t already know, Pimp C was best known for his work with Bun B as a founding member of the Underground Kingz also known as UGK. Hit the jump to hear some of his top hits!! RIP Pimp C!! Wendy L & the IFWT Team

(Video) #IFWT Wishes Michael Jackson A Happy Birthday!

Today would have been Michael Jackson’s 53rd birthday. Michael Joseph Jackson was born in Gary, Indiana to Katherine and Joe Jackson. After seeing the undeniable singing talent that his sons possessed, Joe took his sons and their band all over the country until the boys were signed. The signing of The Jackson 5, which young Michael sharing the lead vocals with his older brother Jermaine, the Jacksons became a household name. It was clear that at even such a young age, Michael was destined to become a star. In 1978 Quincy Jones agreed to produced Michael’s fourth solo effort called Off The Wall. Off The Wall not only broke records, but launched the new career of Michael Jackson as the King Of Pop. Before his untimely death on June 25, 2009, Michael single handled ruled as the King of Pop, topping music charts every, breaking existing records, and even creating new ones. On the day Michael died, the world lost one of the greatest, if not the greatest, singer/entertainer of all times. Watch Michael’s video for one of his first #1 hits “Don’t Stop Til You Get Enough” after the jump. Happy Birthday, Michael! @Julie1205 and The IFWT Team


After the passing of the great Nick Ashford, his family had a funeral for him in New York. Photos after the jump! Emma RABID

MIXTAPE: Teena Marie – Eternal Legend


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