Nick Ashford

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Local is good -- that's how we feel here at 107 JAMZ, anyway, and we're glad to see some Louisiana boys gettin' hits on our site.  This year, we tried to go all out to bring you as wide a catch of hip-hop and R&B news as we could.  Sure, we expect you to read the late…

Nick Ashford Laid To Rest Today — THA WIRE
One half of Ashford and Simpson will be laid to rest today.  The legendary Nick Ashford will be buried today in services that were supposed to take place this past Saturday. However, do to Hurricane Irene the service was postponed.  He will be sorely missed and leaves behind a legacy of wo…
Singer-Songwriter Nick Ashford Dead at Age 70
Nickolas Ashford, who along with his wife Valerie Simpson made up the Motown songwriting team Ashford & Simpson, succumbed to throat cancer Monday at age 70.
The duo penned such classic hits as ‘Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,’ ‘Ain’t Nothing Like The Real Thing’ and ‘I’m Every Woman,’ and had the…