Isaac Hayes

The new season of TV One’s “Unsung” series returns tonight at 10pm with an episode on the legendary Isaac Hayes. The children of the soul icon — Isaac Hayes III aka Ike Dirty and Heather Hayes — stopped by Majic 107.5/97.5 to talk about their father and his “Unsung” episode. Listen to what the Hayes’ […]

Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare)135 North Grand Avenue When: April 10, 1972 What: For his composition of the “Theme from Shaft,” the man behind the “Stax records sound” was awarded the Academy Award for Best Original Song, becoming the third African-American, after Sidney Poitier and Hattie McDaniel, to win an Oscar. «  PREVIOUS […]

With the increasing number of films aimed towards black audiences in the early 1970s, filmmakers realized that they couldn’t turn to Henry Mancini to provide the musical backdrops for these movies.

With the increasing number of films aimed towards black audiences in the early 1970s, filmmakers realized that they couldn’t turn to Henry Mancini to provide the musical backdrops for these movies.