10 Best Billy Joel Songs of All Time

Billy Joel, born William Martin Joel on May 9, 1949, in The Bronx, New York, is an iconic American singer, songwriter, and pianist. He is considered one of the most successful and influential musicians in the history of popular music. Joel’s music is characterized by its melodic songwriting, heartfelt lyrics, and his distinctive piano playing.


10 Best Miley Cyrus Songs of All Time

Miley Cyrus, born Destiny Hope Cyrus on November 23, 1992, in Franklin, Tennessee, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and television personality. She rose to fame as a child star playing the character Miley Stewart/Hannah Montana on the Disney Channel series “Hannah Montana.” Cyrus’s transition from her Disney persona to her own musical career marked


10 Best Edwin Starr Songs of All Time

Edwin Starr, born Charles Edwin Hatcher on January 21, 1942, in Nashville, Tennessee, was an American soul singer known for his powerful and emotive vocal style. He gained fame in the 1960s and 1970s and is best known for his protest song “War.” Starr’s music was influenced by gospel and R&B, and his commanding voice


10 Best Joni Mitchell Songs of All Time

Joni Mitchell, born Roberta Joan Anderson on November 7, 1943, in Fort Macleod, Alberta, Canada, is a legendary Canadian singer-songwriter and painter. She is widely regarded as one of the most influential and innovative artists in the history of folk and rock music. Mitchell’s music is characterized by her intricate guitar work, innovative open tunings


10 Best Cat Stevens Songs of All Time

Cat Stevens, born Steven Demetre Georgiou on July 21, 1948, in London, England, is a British singer-songwriter and musician. He achieved international acclaim in the 1970s for his introspective and heartfelt folk-rock music. Stevens’ early music was characterized by his warm, distinctive voice and deeply personal lyrics. Albums like “Tea for the Tillerman” and “Teaser


Mother of teen killed in Brooklyn Homes mass shooting demands change as council members press BPD on response

Krystal Gonzalez (left) hugs daughter, Aaliyah Gonzalez, who died on July 2 in a mass shooting at Brooklyn Homes just months after turning 18. Her mother attended a city council hearing on Sept. 13, to urge city leaders to stop the violence throughout Baltimore. (Photo credit Krystal Gonzalez/Instagram) By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, Tmcqueen@afro.com