This Week in History
10/19/15 9:36 am
This week in 1981, Street Songs was finally knocked out of 1st place on the Billboards Top R&B Albums. After 20 weeks at #1, it was time to give someone else a shot.  MORE >>
Today in History
10/16/15 7:12 am
Cock back that Love Gun, Fire It Up was released today in 1979!  MORE >>
Today in History
10/14/15 7:05 am
Today in 1997 Urban Rapsody was released to the masses!  MORE >>
This Week in History
10/12/15 1:13 am
Rick James hit the Big Time this week on Soul Train in 1980.  MORE >>
Quote of the Day
10/09/15 2:02 am
"[Super Freak] was inspired by the lifestyle that I was living." - Rick James Shares His Street Smarts By Graig Seymour, October 19 2001  MORE >>
Quote of the Day
10/07/15 10:59 am
"I don't ever want to look at a concert as work." - Rick James to Bill Crandal, Rolling Stone 2002  MORE >>
10/05/15 5:48 pm
"Everyone has a light but yours is bright, James. Yours is special... When people see your glow, they want to follow it. Your glow can illuminate others." - Malcom Erni's wise words to young Rick  MORE >>
Eddie Murphy on Rick James
10/02/15 7:24 am
"For a few years, it was just all the image of 'I'm Rick James, bitch" from Chappelle's Show. But that show isn't on anymore and they're still playing his music. That might have played a part in his persona and iconography, but his music has lived on." - Eddie Murphy  MORE >>
Quote of the Day
09/30/15 2:20 pm
"Those who know him best will tell you that the craziness is balanced out by the fact that Rick James is a sensitive soul, a nice guy who doesn't forget a friend." - Right On! Magazine 1982  MORE >>
Quote of the Day
09/28/15 7:45 am
"That hour and a half on stage makes up for all the politics and that whole bureaucratic trip that goes on in the record business... that hour and a half is freedom." - Rick James  MORE >>

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