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New Book! Motown’s 1st A&R Man, William “Mickey” Stevenson
November 25, 2015
(l – r) Smokey Robinson, Berry Gordy and Stevenson Thus began the career of William “Mickey” Stevenson at legendary Motown Records. In his recently published self-penned book titled ‘Motown’s First A &R Man Presents The A & ... read more »
A Tribute to New Orleans Musical Legend: Allen Toussaint
November 25, 2015
Allen Toussaint was an American musician, pianist, songwriter, arranger, and producer. He was the quintessence of New Orleans music and on Friday, November 20, the city that loved him paid tribute to him. ... read more »
The YWCA Greater Los Angeles Host 14th Annual Rhapsody Gala Honors: BET’s Debra L. Lee, LA County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, and Toyota’s Tracey Underwood
November 24, 2015
On November 13, 2015, the YWCA Greater Los Angeles (YWCA-GLA) hosted their 14th annual Rhapsody Gala at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills. The Rhapsody Gala, ... read more »
AT&T Brings ASPiRE And UP Networks To U-verse And DIRECTV Platforms
November 19, 2015
"We're pleased to bring these great channels that serve family audiences and expand entertainment options on both our U-verse and DIRECTV platforms," said Dan York, chief content officer at AT&T. "With these networks come a diverse array of voices and perspectives that build on the wide variety of programming we carry today." ... read more »
Terrence J and Wells Fargo Partner up for ‘My Untold’ Campaign
November 19, 2015
Receiving a college education is a major step for students of color. As a fellow Historically Black College (HBCU) alum, I including many others fell in love with the HBCU experience when we saw shows like “A Different World” and “The Cosby Show”. ... read more »
Kids in the Spotlight’s hosts its 6th annual Movies By Kids, For Kids Film Awards
November 19, 2015
The Kids in the Spotlight Film Awards honored foster kid filmmakers on November 7 at the Darryl F. Zanuck Theater at the Fox Studios. Kids in the Spotlight’s Movies By Kids, For Kids Film Awards recognizes young filmmakers in foster care group homes. ... read more »
Celebrity Photographer Ian Foxx and Actor Tommy Ford Team Up for a Hilarious Look at Sexual Addiction
November 19, 2015
Officials at FOXX Media Group LLC in conjunction with Foxx Follies Films said they are happy to announce that its award-winning web series, “The Club,” starring actor Tommy Ford, launched on November 17. ... read more »
From Sexy To Sophisticated: The Evolution Of Meagan Good
November 19, 2015
Meagan Good is a fighter. No, not the type that’s pulling weaves and throwing drinks on reality TV, she’s been fighting for her career. It’s far from easy to transition from being a child star to a well-respected actress, and equally as hard to make a shift from a sex symbol to a leading lady. ... read more »
2015 McDonald’s Flavor Battle Culminates at Global Spin Awards with $10,000 Grand Prize
November 19, 2015
Recently, music industry elite came out to celebrate DJ Rhetorik, as he took home the $10,000 cash prize from the 2015 McDonald's® Flavor Battle DJ Competition. The New York native put forth his best skills to beat out DJ Soundwave of Los Angeles and DJ Lani Love of Chicago at Orbit Nightclub during Global Spin Awards weekend in New York City. ... read more »
Empire’s Serayah McNeil On Speaking Your Dreams Into Existence
November 19, 2015
Who is Serayah McNeil? Most people know the 20-year-old for her role as Tiana Brown, an emerging popstar on FOX’s hit series, Empire. Watching her character, we imagine she’s gotten some notes from label executives’ who worked with Rihanna back in the day. She definitely favors RihRih with her pop and Caribbean tracks and a mean dutty whine. ... read more »
Thelonious Monk Institute International Jazz Competition Crowns 2015 Vocal Winner Jazzmeia Horn and Honors Quincy Jones
November 18, 2015
What do you give Quincy Jones; a man whose life personifies all that is good about music, the arts, and is intent on making the world a better place for everyone? ... read more »
Kirk Franklin Releases New Music, “Losing My Religion”
November 13, 2015
It’s been almost five years since we’ve heard from the prolific and visionary artist, Kirk Franklin and it was well worth the wait. Losing My Religion, ... read more »
Grammy Winner Lalah Hathaway Releases Seventh Album
November 11, 2015
Two-time Grammy winner Lalah Hathaway wants to take us on a musical train ride. Hathaway released her seventh studio album, “Lalah Hathaway Live” and she could not be more excited. “I grew up listening to live albums and I wanted to create something for this generation of fans, to create a moment,” Hathaway said. “Music is like a wonderful train ride...you can loose yourself in the music, in your thoughts and that’s what I hope listeners will do with this album.” ... read more »
Event honors Black Bond girls, Halle Berry and more attend
November 11, 2015
On Tuesday November 3 Bond girls Halle Berry, Trina Parks, Naomie Harris and Gloria Hendry gathered at the California African American Museum for the Black Women of Bond Tribute. ... read more »
In View: Blindspot’s Marianne Jean-Baptiste
November 11, 2015
The new hit drama, Blindspot, tells the story of a beautiful woman with no memories of her past, found naked in Times Square with her body fully covered in intricate tattoos. Her discovery sets off a vast and complex mystery that immediately ignites the attention of the FBI, which begins to follow the road map on her body into a larger conspiracy of crime, while bringing her closer to discovering the truth about her identity. ... read more »
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