Of Eunice, The “Rain” and Other Things By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief basnnewsroom.com PHILADELPHIA (basnnewsroom.com) All of us should never have heard of Nina Simone. A few weeks ago, that den of dubiousness known as The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame presented its Class of 2018. The […]Read more "Of Eunice, The “Rain” and Other Things"
The THIRD Most Iconic Song In Motown History!! By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief basnnewsroom.com VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, Canada (www.basnnewsroom.com) On January 12, 1959, Berry Gordy Jr. founded the company which would be revealed to the world as Motown Record Corporation on April 14, 1960. Gordy Jr.’s calling in […]Read more "The THIRD Most Iconic Song in Motown History!!"
By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus NEW HAVEN — History, whether it be sports, politics, or entertainment, always has a way of repeating itself. For better or worse, what seems to be new to one person is really the same thing packaged just a bit differently. For example, let’s step in the way back […]Read more "Owners to Drumpf: Those are OUR NEGROS, not yours!!"
By William Douglas, Color of Hockey “Addy” and “Chatty” carried the Cup. Forward Jeremiah Addison and defenseman Jalen Chatfield, black co-captains of the Windsor Spitfires, together lifted the Memorial Cup after Windsor defeated the Erie Otters 4-3 Sunday to win the Canadian Hockey League major junior championship. The Spitfires, in the tournament, because […]Read more "Addison, Chatfield lead Windsor Spitfires to Memorial Cup championship"
EDITORS’ NOTE: On the first day of the current NFL meetings in Arizona Monday, league owners voted a nearly unanimous majority (31-1, with Miami casting the lone nay vote) to approve the Oakland Raiders’ prospective move to Las Vegas. While the move may still take some time, the dynamics surrounding it shouldn’t come to any surprise […]Read more "A BASN Remix: Don’t Say We Didn’t Warn You About Vegas"
Pressing Profanities By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor BASN PHILADELPHIA (BASN – STR/ITR): In spite of Super Bowl XLVIII’s unlikely result (to some – this writer has consistently touted Russell Wilson’s football acumen all year) the sports world has recently tossed out so much bullshit that it has to be addressed en […]Read more "Pressing Profanities"
Live By The Shuck, Die By The Jive! By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor BASN “Funk used to be a baaaaaaaad worrrrrd…” George Clinton PHILADELPHIA (BASN/STR – ITR): Back In the Day, one of the coolest things (for me, anyway) about collecting record albums was some of the great […]Read more "Live By The Shuck, Die By The Jive!"