Sly Stone

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Illinois has lost more people than any other state during the course of the year.

Black Music Month originated in 1979.  President Jimmy Carter proclaimed the month of June as Black Music Month to celebrate the wonderful music, the achievements, births, important timelines, events and to remember those we lost.

Funk icon Sly Stone has been ordered to remain in rehab for another 60 days as part of a plea deal relating to a drug possession charge. The singer was taken into custody in April after Los Angeles police found cocaine in a car he was a passenger in during a search of the vehicle […]

Sly Stone, the former frontman of Sly and the Family Stone says he is trying to stay clean and claims he wants to go to a rehab center. When a reporter asked Stone if he was currently using drugs or alcohol, Stone was nearly incoherent but said he had not used cocaine or alcohol in […]

In his heyday, he lived at 783 Bel Air Road, a four-bedroom, 5,432-square-foot Beverly Hills mansion that once belonged to John Phillips of The Mamas & the Papas. The house was tricked out in his signature funky black, white and red color scheme. Shag carpet. Tiffany lamps in every room. A round water bed in […]

Reclusive funk legend Sly Stone will release his first album since 1982 later this summer, with a little help from famous friends Jeff Beck and Bootsy Collins. ‘Stone’s I’m Back! Family & Friends’, which will be released on August 16, will also feature many members of his former backing band, The Family, and The Doors […]