In honor of his Mother who passed away 23 years ago today, The-Dream has released IAMSAM – a surprise project that features the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter doing his own renditions of iconic Sam Cooke songs. The-Dream says the project — which features eight songs including the revered “A Change Is Gonna Come” — was originally recorded […]

A new biopic based on the iconic life of singer Sam Cooke is officially in the works, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The publication reports that music and film producer Romeo Antonio has struck a deal with Cooke’s family to develop the idea, with the script set to be written by Mary Krell-Oishi. Various members […]

R. Kelly channeled 1950s soul singer Sam Cooke at a charity event in Chicago benefiting Clara's House by performing a set featuring songs from Cooke's classic catalog.

soul (Middle English, from Old English sawol) – 1. the animating and vital principle in human beings, credited with the faculties of thought, actions and emotion and often conceived as an immaterial entity. 2. a sense of ethnic pride among African-Americans, expressed in areas such as language, social customs, religion and music.