Little Richard

Little Richard Was Buried in Alabama’s Oakwood University

Little Richard Was Buried in Alabama's Oakwood University

Little Richard was laid to rest at his alma mater in Alabama’s Oakwood University. Visit for more information The renowned singer was known as the architect of Rock ‘n Roll, but was also known for his good faith and generosity. Mourners gathered around the school’s cemetery, following social distancing guidelines, and paid their respects […]

Little Richard’s Streams Increase More Than 2,000% Amid Passing


Little Richard’s streams skyrocketed after his death on May 9th. The iconic singer’s catalog garnered 4.1 million streams the day of and the next day after his death. Visit for more information On May 7th and 8th, the “Tutti Frutti” artist’s music was streamed 175,000 times. That marks a whopping 2,228% surge. The breakthrough […]

Little Richard Will Be Laid to Rest in Huntsville Next Week

Little Richard Was Buried in Alabama's Oakwood University

Rock and Roll legend Little Richard will be laid to rest next week at Oakwood University Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Huntsville. Visit for more information Little Richard, real name Richard Wayne Penniman passed away May 9, 2020, from bone cancer. He was 87 years old. Following the news, celebrities took to social media to […]

Ava DuVernay Recalls Little Richard Tipping Her $100 Weekly When She Was a Waitress


Three musical legends left us too soon over the weekend: Andre Harrell, Little Richard, and Betty Wright. Naturally, many people began sharing their fondest memories, and Ava DuVernay had a cool story about the Father of Rock ‘N Roll. Visit for more information “I served soul food brunch to Little Richard every Sunday for […]

Little Richard: A Legend Who Paved The Way For Others Dies At 87


The legendary Little Richard, born Richard Wayne Penniman, influenced many musicians in his time: Elvis Presley, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Prince, and countless others. Little Richard came into the industry in early 50-s, about the same time as Chuck Berry, founding and shaping the genre that is Rock-n-Roll, breaking musical barriers while not gaining the […]

Rock Icon Little Richard Dead at 87


Rock and Roll pioneer Little Richard is dead at the age of 87. Visit for more information Often known for his flare, Little Richard, was the powerful talent behind hits “Tutti Frutti,” “Long Tall Sally,” and “Rip It Up.” Son of Richard, Danny Jones Penniman, confirmed the death to Rolling Stone but did not […]

Prince To Be Inducted Into The Apollo Theater Walk of Fame

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The Apollo Theater’s Spring Gala will be held tonight [Monday, June 13] in New York City celebrating the legacy of the theater with a star-studded concert. This year’s gala will honor Prince Rogers Nelson and induct him into the Apollo Theater Walk of Fame. Visit for more information Back in 2009, Prince appeared at the […]