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A-List Stocking Stuffers: A Thoughtful Holiday Gift Guide

Looking for some A-List options for stocking stuffers this holiday season? Well, I’ve got some of my favorite things for you to add to your holiday gift giving. Devon Franklin’s “The Hollywood Commandments” – Whether you’re in the entertainment industry, ...
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BJ The Chicago Kid: Up Close With R&B’s Best Kept ...

R&B has been born again and BJ The Chicago Kid could very well be its savior!  I’m not the only one to think so too either as BJ was nominated for three 2017 Grammy Awards for Best R&B Performance for ...
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A People’s Journey: Inside The National Museum of African American ...

In an age where people get their news and information from social media headlines and online memes, it’s been both refreshing and heartwarming seeing the international excitement and anticipation over the opening of the new Smithsonian National Museum of African ...
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First 15: JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise Record To Culminate ...

Stellar Award winning Gospel star J.J. Hairston and his choir Youthful Praise recently culminated 15-years in gospel music with a live recording at City of Praise Ministries in Hyattsville, Maryland. Thousands were in attendance at the mid-week concert that featured ...
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Miss Independent: Kierra Sheard Readying Solo Tour, Girl Band & ...

Grammy-nominated music artist Kierra Sheard is preparing hit the road this summer with her first solo tour and a new all-girl band. Kierra is currently scouting female band members for her “Kierra” tour through online auditions; in addition to finding ...
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New Edition: Back On Top With Hit Single & Summer ...

After more than 30 years in the business, veteran R&B group New Edition is back on the top of the charts courtesy of group member Johnny Gill. The iconic boy band—made up of Ronnie DeVoe, Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins, Ralph ...
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La’Porsha Power: “American Idol” Runner-Up Signed To Legendary Record Label

Many fans of “American Idol” were disappointed season 15 favorite La’Porsha Renae didn’t take home the top prize when the Fox competition aired its final episode on Thursday, April 7. Renae placed second to country singer Trent Harmon, who won ...
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His Harmony: Singer ABIAH Talks “American Idol,” Jussie Smollett, Mariah ...

One named-crooner ABIAH doesn’t just sing for his supper, he also teaches other vocalists how to master the craft of singing for there’s. The Rochester, New York-bred singer boats a five-and-a-half octave range, which gives his enchanting tenor tone the ...
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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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Jump In Da Line: Junkanoo CD Showcases Masters Of Bahamian ...

Music is a focal point of the Junkanoo celebration in The Bahamas. In anticipation of the first ever Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival this Spring, The Bahamas kicked off a nationwide Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Song Competition. The Bahamas National Festival Commission (BNFC) ...