Ashford & Simpson

Happy Friday Eve to everyone looking forward to this weekend! Today we’re going to end this week’s mini concert series with music by Ashford & Simpson.  It was just 5 years ago on August 22, 2011 that we lost Nick Ashford but his impact on the world of R&B will always be remembered. Join us […]

It’s been nearly 5 years since we lost one of the best songwriters the world of R&B has had the pleasure to know. Nickolas “Nick” Ashford of Ashford & Simpson passed away at age 70 due to complications from throat cancer on August 22, 2011. Tonight we’re honoring him on what would have been his […]

Tom Joyner (aka “The Fly Jock”) and host of The Tom Joyner Morning Show is spotted out on the Red Carpet at the 2012 Soul Train Awards. Tom Joyner and his radio co-hosts presented the Ashford & Simpson Award for the Songwriter of the Year. Tom Joyner also discusses how quickly the 2013 Fantastic Voyage […]

  Tonight’s Old Skool Love Video Of The Night features the super duo of Nick Ashford & Valerie Simpson performing their smash hit “Solid”.  This is in tribute to Nick, who passed away on Monday in New York at age 69.  We’ll miss you, we’ll miss seeing the two of you on stage together.  KISS-FM […]

          Nick Ashford, who along with his wife Valerie Simpson, became one of America’s most prolific singing and songwriting duos, has died in New York at age 70.  Ashfrord had been suffering from throat cancer and is survived by his wife and their two daughters.  Ashford & Simpson had several huge hits for themselves like […]