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Kendrick Lamar: Should He Have Called Out A White Fan ...

Pulitzer Prize winner Kendrick Lamar is facing backlash for stopping his concert when a white female fan he brought on stage rapped along to the n-word that was including in his lyrics. The incident has stirred up the age-old debate, ...
Gospel

He’s Able: Kirk Franklin Captures “20 Years In One Night” ...

Gospel superstar Kirk Franklin is selling out shows all over the country on his “20 Years in One Night” Tour. The concert celebrates Franklin’s illustrious two-decade career in the music business and showcases new music from his latest release, “Losing ...
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Blessed & Highly Favored: The Clark Sisters To Be Honored ...

The Clark Sisters will be saluted during the 22nd annual Essence Festival in New Orleans on Sunday, July 3. Twinkie Clark, Karen Clark-Sheard, Dorinda Clark-Cole and Jackie Clark Chisholm will be honored during Essence’s All-Star Gospel Tribute on the Empowerment ...
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Back In Stride Again: Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly Returning To ...

After a five-year hiatus, the iconic Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly returns to the 2015 Essence Festival where they will headline the Friday, July 3 tribute to New Orleans. As a celebration of The Big Easy for the 10th anniversary since ...
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India.Arie: Says Grammys Snubbed Kendrick Lamar & Black Music Artists

India.Arie knows a little something about being snubbed by the Grammy Awards. Back in 2002, the Atlanta-bred singer/songwriter/musician was nominated for seven Grammy Awards and walked away with none of them. She actually lost five of the seven awards to ...
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BET Launches Festival: Should Essence Be Worried?

Black Entertainment Television recently announced its inaugural BET Experience in Los Angeles—a three-day “music, entertainment and Black culture” festival nearly identical to the Essence Festival. The idea that BET would be expanding into the festival business doesn’t really raise eyebrows! ...
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BET’s President Stephen Hill: “We’re Not Who We Were Years ...

Stephen G. Hill is Black Entertainment Television’s President of Music Programming & Specials. Since joining the network in 1999, Hill has been directly responsible for launching the careers of both music artists like B2K, Bow Wow and anybody else who ...