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Bill Cosby, Tupac Selected For Library Of Congress

Bill Cosby and Tupac Shakur are among the list of  recordings selected by the Library of Congress to be preserved in National Recording Registry.

Cosby’s second album was selected while Tupac’s hit Dear Mama was selected for its “raw immediacy” and praised  as a “moving and eloquent homage” to both his own mother and mothers struggling to keep their family together “in the face of addiction, poverty and societal indifference.”  Tupac is the third rapper inducted, following Grandmaster Flash  and Public Enemy.

Here’s a complete list, which brings the total number of recordings in the registry to 300: Read more

The Cast Of The Cosby Show Reunites 25 Years Later

Seems like yesterday but it has been 25 years since The Cosby Show first aired. Check out the reunion on the Today Show.

Apollo Theater Celebrates 75th Anniversary With Celebrity Filled Gala

The Apollo Theater will celebrate its 75th Anniversary with a gala on June 8.

Hosted by Steve Harvey, the event will induct Patti Labelle and Quincy Jones into the Apollo Legends Hall of Fame.

Anita Baker, Mariah Carey, Jamie Foxx and the O’Jays will perform. Bill and Camille Cosby will be presented with the Ruby Dee & Ossie Davis Arts and Humanitarian Award.

Check www.apollotheater.org for more information.