Fact: The family of late soul legend Isaac Hayes is asking fans to bring a rose to a special grave marker unveiling at Memphis Memorial Park in Tennessee, where the singer/songwriter has been laid to rest, on 22 August (09). Hayes died a year ago (Aug09) after collapsing during a fitness session at his home.
Fact: A remastered version of late soul legend Isaac Hayes' landmark 1971 LP BLACK MOSES will be released in the U.S. next month (Feb09).
Fact: Late comedian Bernie Mac will be honoured by New York's Ujamaa Black Theater in a special production about the comic, who died of pneumonia last August (08). The company is reportedly seeking black actors, singers, and comedians, and lookalikes for MAC, and late entertainers Isaac Hayes and James Brown for the forthcoming show.
Quote: <p>"I remember one time I did this fundraiser in Atlanta (Georgia).There was a white dude standing there with three kids. He says, 'Hayes... See those three kids there? It's your fault.'" Soul man Isaac Hayes fears he's responsible for an awful lot of conceptions. </p>