Bobby Womack  passed away this evening at the age of 70.   Bobby can be considered the godfather to Hip Hop Awareness songs. Originally the theme song for a movie of the same name, ‘Across 110th Street’, tells the harrowing story of  the heartbreak of poverty after the triumph of the civil rights movement. The […]

In an interview with the BBC’s Gilles Peterson, the 68-year-old revealed he’s had a hard time recalling names and songs. “The doctor said you have signs of Alzheimer’s,” he said. “He said it’s not bad yet but it’s going to get worse. … How can I not remember songs that I wrote? That’s frustrating.” Earlier this […]