Before Maya Angelou passed in May at the age of 86, she had been working on a project that blended her poetry with contemporary hip-hop music. On the album, Dr. Angelou recited her poems, while producers Shawn Rivera and RoccStarr provided the instrumentals.
theGRIO REPORT - Famed poet Maya Angelou passed away in May, but before her death she left gifts in her will to a half-dozen well-known New Yorkers...
theGRIO REPORT -- Maya Angelou’s iconic words from her book, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings are given a hip-hop twist, which will be heard in a new album entitled Caged Bird Songs.
theGRIO REPORT - First Lady Michelle Obama gave a moving speech Saturday in honor of Dr. Maya Angelou.
theGRIO REPORT - Dr. Maya Angelou was honored Saturday during an emotional private memorial service held at Wake Forest University. Here are five touching moments...
(AP) - Family, friends and famous admirers including first lady Michelle Obama, former President Bill Clinton and Oprah Winfrey plan to gather for a weekend tribute to poet, orator and sage Maya Angelou.
theGRIO REPORT - Among the many lives Angelou touched was Melissa Harris-Perry, who shared her memories of Angelou on her weekend MSNBC show.