Tag: R&B

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Daddy Duty: Stevie Wonder & Tank Have Holiday Babies

Soul legend Stevie Wonder welcomed his ninth child just before the Christmas holiday. The 64-year-old entertainer had his ninth child, the second with girlfriend Tomeeka Robyn Bracy. The couple named their daughter Nia, which means purpose, “one of the seven ...
Music

Reunited: Soul Duo Floetry Perform Together In London

Remember the neo-soul duo Floetry? They’re the British-bred duo who garnered songwriting success in the late 90’s and early 2000’s after moving to the United States, before going on to have a successful run as artists. Signed to DreamWorks Records, ...
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Nearly Bankrupt & Headed For Divorce: Ginuwine Addresses Troubled Times

R&B singer Ginuwine is dealing with some troubled times.  According to court documents, the singer (real name Elgin Baylor Lumpkin) owes the government $300,000 in back income taxes.  His attorney said he’s close to filing bankruptcy. Ginuwine’s financial status was ...
Gospel

Fab Five: New Gospel Super Group Formed

Four Gospel artists and an R&B veteran have formed a new all-star group called Five (V) Men. The quintet includes R&B star Christopher Williams and Gospel singers Melvin and Doug Williams of The Williams Brothers, Shawn McLemore and Wess Morgan. ...
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Lil John Roberts: Remembering George Duke, Co-Parenting With Jill Scott ...

He’s one of the industry’s most sought-after drummers, having worked with the likes of Janet Jackson, Elton John, Mary J. Blige and Snoop Dogg to name a few.  Now, after 20-years of supporting the who’s who of music’s finest, Lil ...
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Bright Balance: Avery Sunshine Mirrors Aretha Franklin Model For Marrying ...

Aretha Franklin did it! So did Al Green! Candi Staton did and Ann Nesby, Dave Hollister and Kelly Price continue to as well! Now, Avery Sunshine is the latest song stylist to bridge the gap between the sacred and secular ...
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Indie All-Star: Eric Roberson Readies New CD “The Box”

Singer/songwriter Eric Roberson is readying her latest music release, “The Box.” A Grammy-nominated independent artist who has organically established a huge fan base, “The Box” is Roberson’s 10th release. Set to bow on Aug. 12, “The Box” pays homage to ...
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Jennifer Holliday: Talks Health Challenges, Dream Duets & Broadway Revivals

She’s Broadway royalty and Jennifer Holliday approaches the entertainment business on her own terms – recording when she wants to, how she wants to and whatever she wants to. Now, after a 23-year hiatus, this Tony Award-winning original member of ...
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D’Angelo: Finally Readying Album After 14-Year Delay?

Is D’Angelo finally readying his new music? According to his manager Kevin Liles, the CD could finally hit stores this year. In an interview with Billboard, Liles claims that D’Angelo will drop his album “sooner than later.”  Though he couldn’t ...
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Rhythm & Broadcast: Angie Stone Hosts Weekend Radio Show

“R&B Divas” star Angie Stone has launched a new weekend radio show called “Stone Cold R&B.” The three-hour show airs on both Majic 107.5FM and 97.5FM in Atlanta. This is Stone’s first radio venture and the ‘More Than A Woman’ ...