Rapper Nate Dogg passed away in 2011, but fans can still treasure the man and his music in the upcoming episode of TV One’s Unsung. Born Nathaniel Hale, Nate Dogg took his Long Beach, Calif. background and put it to good use when he dabbled in music. It didn’t hurt that his cousin, Snoop Dogg, was starting […]

Rapper Yo-Yo has been a pioneer for female rappers since the very beginning, and now we’ll finally learn how she got in the game in tonight’s episode of TV One’s Unsung. Born Yolanda Whitaker, Yo-Yo hails straight out of Compton, and got her start on Ice Cube‘s 1990 song, “It’s a Man’s World,” from his album AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted. […]

Force M.D.’s, the R&B group whose popularity soared in the ’80s with slow jams like “Tender Love,” and will be featured on tonight’s episode of TV One‘s Unsung. Brothers Stevie D., Antoine “T.C.D.” Lundy, Rodney Lundy, and their uncle Jessie Lee Daniels made up the group, though the band went on to make a few member changes later […]

Al B. Sure! helped popularize the New Jack swing sound in R&B, and his story will be featured on the next episode of TV One‘s Unsung. Talk about luck! Albert Joseph Brown III, known to fans as Al B. Sure!, won first place in a singing competition held by the one and only Quincy Jones, and went on to […]

George Wallace, one of the most influential comedians of the ’70s, will be featured on the next episode of TV One‘s Unsung: Hollywood. Like most comedians, Wallace didn’t immediately get his big break in acting when he was young. Starting out in Atlanta, he took a job as a car salesman to support his family until one of […]

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Xscape was the R&B group of around the way girls everyone wanted to be down with in the ’90s. They kicked their ways into our hearts with hits like “Just Kickin’ It” and “Who Can I Run To,” and left a huge imprint. The ’90s girl group will be featured on the next episode of […]

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DJ Quik is an OG in the game, and he makes that point very clear in the next episode of TVOne’s Unsung. Quik started out making mixtapes in the ’80s that got him noticed by big record labels of the time such as Profile and Ruthless Records. But his big break came when when he dropped his first […]

Ike Turner‘s legacy will always be marred by the domestic violence. The world witnessed Tina Turner opening up about brutal beatings at the hand of her ex-husband, overshadowing his contributions to music ever since. But violent episodes from Ike’s childhood did have a hand in shaping his adult life. Tonight, Unsung will tell the story of musician […]

For those of us who are faithful viewers of TV One‘s “Unsung” this news could not come at a better time! And the line up looks pretty darn promising! The show which features the personal stories of beloved artists that disappeared from the spotlight without explanation, seeks to tell the tales of some stellar musical […]