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News

Rock Star President: Jawn Murray’s Take On President Obama

I recently appeared on HLN’s “Special Report” with host Vinnie Politan to discuss the latest happenings with President Barack Obama. VIDEO: Watch and see why I call President Obama a “rock star President!”
Lifestyle

Island Grooves: North Sea Jazz Festival in Curacao

North Sea Jazz Festival held its second music festival on the Caribbean island of Curacao over Labor Day weekend. North Sea Jazz Festival, which I call the Rolls Royce of international music festivals, lined up an all-star roster of performers ...
Music

Turn Off: Hearing Her Own Songs Would Spoil the Mood ...

Music:     The idea of being romantic to her own music causes Grammy-winning vocalist Patti Austin to make faces –- and I don’t mean the kind of ‘Love Faces’ that Trey Songz warbles about. The 60-year-old song stylist was ...
Movies

George Tillman Jr.: Eager to See a Resurgence in Black ...

In the late 1990s through the mid-2000s, there were a bevy of great films with African-American themes, and filmmaker George Tillman Jr. was responsible for ones like ‘Barbershop,’ ‘Soul Food,’ ‘Beauty Shop’ and ‘Roll Bounce.’ These days, Tyler Perry (‘For ...