Airing on TV One since 2008, Unsung is sort of a black Behind the Music, detailing the rise and fall of various R&B stars who haven't gotten their proper respect with time. The show has covered some of my all-time faves (Tammi Terrell, Florence Ballard), as well as acts outside my palette (Alexande ... More >>
Jazz notables who passed away this year
How Smoking Gun is positioned to give up the real nut.
From James Frey to Lou Rawls, Bastone and crew leave no mug unshot
Karaoke for a cause in Brooklyn; bitch sessions about bottle service
I chatted up Debbie Matenopoulos, whose mantra was, 'How sick is it that I'm up for an Emmy?'