by Jenée Desmond-Harris onMay 21, 2012
In today's link roundup: The late disco singer told friends that she believed her illness came from polluted air. Plus: Watch Will Smith lead a performance of the Fresh Prince theme song.
by Lynette Holloway onMay 18, 2012
Do you know the Queen of Disco's real name? If not, find out that fact and more!
by Michael A. Gonzales onMay 17, 2012
In an era of forgettable one-hit wonders, Donna Summer will always be the genre's one true icon.
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by Jenée Desmond-Harris onMay 17, 2012
Updated: The disco legend, who died this morning, was reportedly trying to complete a last album.
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