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Twitter Explodes Over Quincy Jones vs. Kanye West Production Greatness

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In the music production world, there are certain people who are considered great. Undoubtedly, super-producer Quincy Jones is one of those names, however, that has never stopped any comparisons to today’s greats. Twitter just exploded after someone mentioned that they thought Kanye West was a better producer than Quincy Jones. Jones is the architect behind […]

‘Sherman’s Showcase’ to Premiere on IFC

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IFC has given the green light for a series pickup to a sketch variety comedy Sherman’s Showcase from writers Bashir Salahuddin and Diallo Riddle. The show is being executive produced by John Legend and his Get Lifted Film Co. The series is a spoof of the 1970s and ’80s musical variety shows with Salahuddin playing […]

Quincy Jones Honored by will.i.am at the 8th Annual TRANS4M Gala

At the 8th annual TRANS4M gala, music icon Quincy Jones was honored by will.i.am for his over a 60-year career in music and his philanthropic efforts. Along with will.i.am, the event was co-hosted by Lynne and Marc Benioff, Gayle and Ron Conway, Van Jones, Dean Karmen, Lyn and Norman Lear, and Laurene Powell Jobs. Defining […]

Quincy Jones Receives Honor at The Chinese Theatre

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Words by: Rashad Grove The great Quincy Jones can now add another accolade to his enormous list of accomplishments. Today, the “Thriller” producer was honored today in Hollywood with the TCL Chinese Theatre handprint ceremony. It’s just the latest honor to arguably the most influential force in music, film, TV, and media for over the […]

BET to Honor Quincy Jones with ‘Q85’ Special

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Words by: Rashad Grove Quincy Jones is arguably the most influential artists in the history of recorded music. As a musician, producer, arranger, record label president, publisher, and so much more, his career has spanned over 70 years. He discovered Oprah Winfrey and help launch Will Smith as T.V. star. He has worked with legends […]

Quincy Jones Claims Ray Charles Got Him Addicted to Heroin at 15

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Quincy Jones made headlines recently when he did a rare interview with Vulture and spilled all the tea. Jones was busy again on Wednesday when he sat down with Scott Feinberg for the most recent episode of the Awards Chatter podcast. In a wide-ranging interview, the legendary musician, composer, and producer revealed that Ray Charles got […]

BET to Air New Special Celebrating Quincy Jones’ Birthday

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The music industry’s most elite joined at Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theatre LA Live this past Tuesday (September 25) to celebrate the life and legacy of the Grammy Award-winning producer Quincy Jones. Although the legendary Quincy Jones brought in his actual birthday this past March, he will be celebrated with an on-air special by BET Networks. The special […]

John Legend is The Youngest Person and First Black Man to Win EGOT

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At the Creative Arts Emmy’s this past weekend, John Legend became the first Black to win an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony, known as EGOT. Earlier this year, Legend starred in an all-star live production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Jesus Christ Superstar on NBC.  He played the leading role, Jesus The Christ, […]

The Career of Quincy Jones Headed to Netflix in a New Documentary

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Earlier this year Quincy Jones grabbed every headline with his tell-all “In Conversation” interview. Now we will get to see some of the aspects of the life he spoke in a forthcoming documentary that will showcase the legend. Deadline reports the Quincy Jones documentary will be a Netflix production and will be directed by the […]

Quincy Jones Apologizes for Saying Too Much in His Latest Interviews

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85- year-old record producer, Quincy Jones had a “surprise family intervention” with his daughters who felt the need to speak to him about the effects of his comments in his previous interviews. In the end, Quincy found himself very apologetic. On Thursday morning, Jones issued an apology for his outlandish and personal remarks in his […]

Quincy Jones Is Eyeballing Donald Glover To Star In His Forthcoming Biopic

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It is pretty obvious the skill set of Donald Glover‘s acting is worthy enough for him to ditch the music world and pursue acting at this stage of his life. In a recent interview with GQ, 84-year-old Legendary music composer Quincy Jones revealed that for his 85th year along the journey of life, he will […]

Quincy Jones Reveals he has 22 Girlfriends

Quincy Jones gets up close and personal in a recent interview with GQ Magazine. Jones talked about everything including the hilarious, out of pocket moments like memories of Prince trying to run over Michael Jackson, the severe poverty his family endured when he was younger, and  turning down Marilyn Monroe because she “had a chest […]

Quincy Jones, Alicia Keys, John Legend, LL Cool J To Celebrate Frank Sinatra

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December 12 marks the late Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday. The recording academy is celebrating Ol’ Blue Eyes with a star-studded centennial tribute tomorrow [Sunday, December 6] at the Wynn, Las Vegas. The special, Sinatra 100 — An All-Star Grammy Concert, will feature performances by Tony Bennett, Garth Brooks, Zac Brown, Harry Connick, Jr., Celine Dion, Nick […]