ESSENCE Festival 2016 is finally upon us, and with festivities just hours away, ESSENCE has announced they will celebrate the life of Prince with a New Orleans-themed tribute on Sunday (July 3).


Good things have happened when Pharrell Williams and Snoop Dogg team up. This is the duo who’s brought us “Drop It Like It’s Hot” and “Beautiful.” Pharrell is producing Snoop Dogg’s upcoming Bush, and it’s going to be a treat if it’s at “Peaches N Cream’s” level. Snoop Lion didn’t really work out, but since […]

March is right around the corner, and that means we’ll officially be one quarter of the way through 2015. As the calendar days fly by, you might want to start looking forward to the sunnier holidays when you’re not rushing back inside the house from shoveling snow and starting the car. Don’t spend another Memorial […]

Singer Charlie Wilson is a legendary talent in the R&B world. ince he’s been in the game for more than thirty years, he’s earned the respect and trust of some of today’s biggest artists like Snoop Dogg, Justin Timberlake, and Kanye West. In a recent interview, Charlie Wilson revealed he actually treats younger celebrities like […]

Charlie Wilson is an OG in the music game, and leaders of the new (R&B) school constantly use the former Gap Band member as a source of inspiration. But who gets the credit for inspiring Charlie? The crooner gives all the glory to his wife. “She’s the go-to,” he said. “It kind of keeps me […]

From fashion fails to a phenomenal legendary tribute to Uncle Charlie, it’s safe to say BET brought the heat this year with the BET Awards 2013. They did, however, forget to find a crowd-pleasing host. Chris Tucker hosted this year’s awards and according to Twitter, he left the crowd (and viewers) looking like every confused […]

Want a chance to see Charlie Wilson perform live? wants to give away two pairs of tickets away to see the music legend! If you’re in Los Angeles (February 15) or New York City (February 23), love all of his hits, and would love to see him in concert, enter for your chance to […]

OFFICIAL SWEEPSTAKES RULES NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE A PARTICIPANT’S CHANCES OF WINNING. SWEEPSTAKES DESCRIPTION: The Charlie Wilson Giveaway sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) will begin on February 14, 2013 and end on February 23, 2013 (“Sweepstakes Period”).  This Sweepstakes will be conducted exclusively online.  Two (2) winners will each be awarded one pair of […]

Earlier today Essence Magazine announced the lineup to their annual Essence Music Festival in New Orleans July 6 – 8. Mary J. Blige, Fantasia Aretha Franklin, Charlie Wilson, SWV, Dru Hill, Ledisi, Estelle, Goapele, Vivian Green, and many more are slated to perform over the three-day event. Click here to check out the full roster. […]

[ooyala code=”xmNWtxMjqqSjdm2ogmTRFy01CvowdJos”] Some of the best songs are not born of one mind, but instead result from the collaboration of great artists. In 1984 Zapp And Roger’s “Computer Love” was a top 10 Billboard hit featuring Charlie Wilson and Shirley Murdock. In this interview for Uncle Charlie tells the hilarious story of Roger  coming […]

In the fourth and final installment of Face to Face with Charlie Wilson and Chrisette Michele, Chrisette tells Charlie there is a need for mentoring within the music industry. In her own rise to the top she hopes those who came before her will continue to share their stories. Take A Look:

In the third installment of Face to Face with Chrisette Michele and Charlie Wilson, Charlie discusses the challenges he faced as he struggled to reclaim his career. Take A Look: Kyte.Embed.path=””;Kyte.Embed.altpath=””;window.kyteplayer=new Kyte.Player(“”,{appKey:”default”,width:416,height:730,p:”6393″,s:1207276,tbid:”194″});