Tag: spotlight

Music

Bad Boy Breakup: Day 26 Goes On Indefinite Hiatus

R&B group Day 26 is a product of Sean “Diddy” Combs’ MTV reality series “Making the Band.” The quintet, made up of Qwanell “Que” Mosley, Robert Curry, Brian Andrews, Willie Taylor and Michael McCluney, released two CD’s “Day 26” (2008) ...
Faith

Motivational Moment With Oprah Winfrey

“All trial does is it brings you to the center of the source of who you are. There is no way you accomplish anything of any value without having a challenge!  No one just rides info anything!” – Oprah Winfrey ...
Wrestling

Wrestling Move: Kenny King Leaves ROH For TNA

Professional wrestler Kenny King has created a stir in the wrestling world after an appearance on Spike TV’s TNA “Impact.” As one half of the tag team The All Night Express with wrestler Rhett Titus, the current Ring of Honor ...
AutoLifestyle

Ford Focus: Auto Brand Drives Through Essence Music Festival

Since 2009, Ford has been the premiere brand sponsors of the Essence Music Festival. This year, the company known for vehicles like the Flex, Mustang, Expedition, Focus, Explorer and Edge was on hand for the festivities in New Orleans and ...
Lifestyle

Style Star: June Ambrose Partners With Coca-Cola For Major Makeovers

Stylist to the stars June Ambrose made her first appearance at the Essence Music Festival with Coca-Cola for their first Style Refresh. The Coca-Cola sponsored contest offered two festival attendees the opportunity to receive a shopping and style experience with ...
Lifestyle

365Black Awards: McDonald’s Celebrates Community Contributions During The Essence Music ...

McDonald’s held its annual 365Black Awards honoring outstanding African-Americans who are making positive contributions to the community during the 2012 Essence Music Festival. McDonald’s 365Black Awards was launched in 2003 as an extension of McDonald’s 365Black platform, created to celebrate ...
Lifestyle

Essence Music Festival: Bevy Smith’s My Black Is Beautiful Dinner

Social Media Socialite and marketing maven Bevy Smith hosted one of her swank Dinners with Bevy at Rambla at the International House Hotel for Procter & Gamble’s My Black Is Beautiful. While media guests and tastemakers were invited to join ...
Gospel

“Sunday Best:” BET Competition Show Renewed For Another Season

Season five of Black Entertainment Television’s hit faith-based competition series “Sunday Best” doesn’t premiere until July, but fans of the show were excited to learn that BET has already renewed the show through season six. During the network’s upfront presentation ...
Exclusive

Whitney Houston: Jawn Murray Recaps The Death of Whitney Houston

After a whirlwind of media appearances and intense reporting on the untimely death of music icon Whitney Houston, I appeared on CNN’s “Sunday Morning” to recap her homegoing ceremony and discuss her legacy. VIDEO: Watch the interview with CNN’s Gary ...
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!”