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Originally posted on 2020-05-11 18:05:05 Popular Toronto alternative-indie DJ Martin Streek killed himself shortly after posting a suicide note on his Facebook page July 6, 2009. Martin Streek had been a DJ on Toronto radio station 102.2FM "The Edge" for 20 years and hosted a Thursday Night Top 30 Countdown each week at The Velvet Underground in Toronto.There is no real insight into why Martin Streek took his own life but the announcement of his suicide on Facebook has people concerned that those close to him should have seen the signs.
Originally posted on 2020-05-05 16:05:05 RadioFacts – 7 years ago one half of the group Kriss Kross was found dead on May 2, 2013.Right before that Jermaine Dupri held a 20th anniversary for So So Def in Atlanta where many of the former label's artists came together for a night of celebration. Rapper Chris Kelly from the group Kriss Kross was there and he performed. Shortly thereafter Atlanta police found the former kid rapper dead in his home. He was 34. Kelly had suffered from Alopecia Areata and lost most of his hair some years ago.
[caption id="attachment_240106" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Jared Soares/Internet Innovation Alliance[/caption]Larry Irving has made history by becoming the first African American to be inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame for his work.Irving was honored at the Internet Hall of Fame 2019 Induction Ceremony on September 27, 2019, in San Jose, Costa Rica. He is widely credited with coining the term “digital divide” for his impact on increasing internet access among unserved and underserved populations.
Dr. Bernice A. King is ashamed that her brothers want to sell her father's priceless possessions. She released a full statement you can see below.On January 20, as we observed my father’s 85th birthday and The King Holiday, my brothers, Dexter Scott King and Martin Luther King, III, notified me that they want to sell to a private buyer our father’s most prized possessions, his Nobel Peace Prize Medal and his personal Bible which was used by President Barak Obama as he was sworn in for his second term in office and subsequently signed by him.
Radio Facts: Old-fashioned radio is not dead. The trouble is finding it on the dial. Remember dials? If not, the modern equivalent is knowing...
Old-fashioned radio is not dead. The trouble is finding it on the dial. Remember dials? If not, the modern equivalent is knowing when to stop the scan button.These days, restricted playlists OK'd by suited executives can reduce radio DJs to puppets. Or eliminate them. Great songs are wrung dry by repetition while others are forgotten. And not to dis the genius of Pand ora, but when a computer system deduces what you want to hear, the excitement of discovery is diminished.Many music lovers lament that lazy listening doesn't turn them on. They've tuned out.
This is a most unfortunate story. Actress Brittany Murphy, 32, died of cardiac arrest this morning (December 20) in Los Angeles, California. She had just gotten married in 2007 and stated just a few weeks ago that she was looking forward to starting a family next year.
Titus (Baatin) Glover, the Detroit rapper who co-founded the much-acclaimed Slum Village, has died.The circumstances of his death remain unknown, associates said this afternoon. Baatin's body was found this morning in the 14000 block of Anglin Street and is at the Wayne County medical examiner's office, said family friend Ty Townson.Funeral arrangements are not yet set. Friends and family members will gather for a public remembrance at 8 p.m. Sunday at Elements Gallery, 2125 Michigan Avenue in Detroit.
Steve McNair earned the respect of his fellow NFL players for shaking off defenders and injuries. That same blue-collar playing style won the love of fans amazed at how the quarterback kept showing up for work"”and winning.He endeared himself more with his charity work.
This is a personal situation folks. Watch both videos. Greg seems to have taken the statement personal. Yet, Greg makes some really good points here too. I never heard Jermaine say "I'm the biggest thing in Atlanta since Martin Luther King" and I agree that would be extremely disrespectful... Jermaine makes no reference to Greg but he seems to have pissed Greg off wtih his statement about DJ's being dead.What do you think of these statements?1. Jermaine Dupri is like my little brother2.