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Miles Davis Discusses Slavery, Race, and the Difference Between White and Black Musicians

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Miles Davis was a trumpet player and band leader who played an instrumental role in the development of jazz music.  He was born in Alton, Illinois in 1926 as Miles Dewey Davis III.  He started playing the trumpet at 13 years old when his dad introduced him to the instrument. Davis began playing professionally before he even graduated high school, and at 17, he began performing with Dizzy Gillespie and…

TI Says His Marriage To Tiny Is Strong And Kicking

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by Afiya Watkins Rapper T.I. found himself fodder for tabloid gossip after the status of his marriage landed in this week’s rumor mill.  The self-proclaimed “King of the South” has officially broken his silence and cleared up the chatter that he and his wife, Tameka “Tiny” Harris, were headed toward a split. The charming rapper dismissed speculation that his three-year marriage to the former Xscape singer was on the rocks, explaining to TMZ…