Patti LaBelle is undoubtedly one of these most iconic musical figures that we have today. A true living legend. Recognized as the “Godmother of Soul Music” Patti LaBelle has been rocking our bells with her sweet sound since the 1960’s.   Her breakout record “Lady Marmalade” was a smash hit in the 70’s. He bilingual […]


Prince had always been a strong leader for Black ownership. Especially when it came to his likeness and music. Sadly, that ideology may be coming to a close for him. The Minneapolis Star Tribune has reported that the Internal Revenue Service and Comerica Bank & Trust, the Prince Estate’s administrator, have reached an agreement on […]


West Philly’s own, Boyz II Men are getting their own movie shaped around their musical journey. Amazon Studios, Davis Entertainment, Blackmaled Productions and the R&B group are teaming up to create a coming of age movie-musical titled Brotherly. According to the movie’s synopsis, the movie will follow a group of men who “will return to […]

The online webcast music show, Verzuz, is back at it again. This time Chaka Khan and Stephanie Mills are ready to go into “battle” right before Thanksgiving. I don’t know how Timbaland and Swizz Beats convinced these two R&B legends to join in, but we at Classix are thankful to see it. Prior to signing […]


There were several amazing soul hits that came out in the 1970s. However, Ultimate Classic Rock has ranked the top 25. Coming in at number one was Marvin Gaye, “What’s Going On.” Other artists on the list include Stevie Wonder, Al Green, James Brown, Aretha Franklin, The Isley Brothers, and Donny Hathaway.

The legendary Ron Isley has been apart of many timeless hits so you know we had to count down his top 6 songs to add to your playlist. 

Check out all our favorite moments from the Lady B Basement Party Live at World Cafe Live. With a sold out crowd, DJ Touchtone provided the soundtrack to the night, along with great food and drinks, and cash prizes provided by My Philly Lawyer, these are just some of the reasons why you need to […]

Capital/Motown released the official music video for What’s Going On from Marvin Gaye. Since there was never an official video, they decided to release this one using the current political and social climate as the bases for this powerful video. A message from the director: “We shot ‘What’s Going On’ in Detroit and Flint Michigan, […]

Thank you to the School District of Philadelphia, all the wonderful sponsors and volunteers at the School of the Future for our Back-2-School drive! Hundreds of school supplies, haircuts, and information were given out, with music and games for the kids! Check out some of our favorite moments from the event!