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Record Breaking: Essence Festival Audience Larger Than Ever Thanks To ...

It’s literally the largest festival in the world and this year Essence Festival made new milestones with over 510,000 attendees in New Orleans for the four-day gathering during the July 4th holiday weekend. That number broke previous Essence Festival records, ...
Music

Tweet: “Oops, Oh My” Comeback Album “Charlene” Is A Hit

R&B chanteuse Tweet has returned to the music scene after more than 11 years with a new album, “Charlene” (eOne Entertainment). A collection of R&B gems and sultry love songs, Tweet’s third studio release debuted on no. 1 on both ...
Radio

Major Move: Lil’ Mo & QuickSilva Jump To Mornings

Radio One is rolling out a new morning show starting on January 19, 2015. “The Fam with Lil Mo and DJ QuickSilva” will premiere on Washington DC’s WKYS 93.9 FM (KISS-FM) and air from 6am to 10am ET. Once an ...
Lifestyle

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 ...
Radio

Radio Return: Lil’ Mo Hosts New Afternoon Show

“R&B Divas LA” star Lil’ Mo is back on the radio! The pint-sized vocal powerhouse hosts a new afternoon drive show on Radio One’s 92Q in Baltimore. The new show, “The Fam,” will feature her and DJ QuickSilva. “The Fam” ...
Movies

Hot Like Fire: Aaliyah TV Movie Lands Huge Numbers For ...

“Aaliyah: Princess of R&B” may be receiving tremendous backlash from viewers who were outraged by the film’s casting choices for characters like R. Kelly, Missy Elliott, Timbaland, Damon Dash and other pivotal rolls, but despite the criticism people tuned in. ...
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Throwback Thursday: My Conversation With Beyonce Knowles

I first met Beyonce Knowles in May of 1999, during the height of Destiny’s Child’s sophomore solo CD, “The Writing’s On The Wall.”  The first major story I broke as a journalist was that original members LeToya Luckett and LaTavia ...