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Sonically Superior: Maestro Damien Sneed Marvels In Marrying Music Genres

He’s church-reared and classically-trained; young maestro Damien Sneed gets to marry the best of both worlds on “The Abyssinian Mass,” a musical opus recorded with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra that features Sneed alongside his mentor Wynton Marsalis and ...
Gospel

End Of The Road: “Bobby Jones Gospel” Coming To An ...

After 35 seasons, BET has decided to end their long-running series “Bobby Jones Gospel.” “Bobby Jones Gospel” is hosted by Grammy-winning recording artist Dr. Bobby Jones, who launched the show in 1980 and used to produce the series himself before ...
News

Maya Angelou: American Treasure Dead At Age 86

Renowned poet, novelist, educator and actress Maya Angelou has died. She passed at her home in Winston-Salem, N.C. her publicist, Helen Brann has confirmed. Born Marguerite Ann Johnson, Angelou is best known for famed literary works like “I Know Why the ...
TV

Soul Sisters: R&B Divas Coming To TV One

TV One is gearing up for the August 20 debut of its new reality series, “R&B Divas.” The Atlanta-based show stars five R&B singers Faith Evans, Nicci Gilbert, Keke Wyatt, Syleena Johnson and Monifah. “R&B Divas” is an eight-episode, one-hour ...