Tag: UNCF

Movies

Alicia Keys: Making A Movie About Bettye LaVette

In September of 2012, AlwaysAList.com wrote a story about soul singer Bettye LaVette’s riveting memoir, “A Woman Like Me” (Penguin Group). The spicy tome left no stone unturned, with juicy stories about LaVette’s fellow singers like Aretha Franklin (who she ...
Photos

Hot Shots: Ne-Yo, Ledisi, Mary Mary, Rahsaan Patterson, Shanice & ...

Music superstar Ne-Yo was recently in Lake Buena Vista, Florida for an appearance on the daytime talk show, “LIVE! with Kelly and Michael.” The show was live from Walt Disney World and the R&B crooner took a little time to ...
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Hot Shots: Anthony Anderson, Aaron Neville, Tika Sumpter, Tyler Perry, ...

Actor Anthony Anderson has been on the media rounds promoting his hosting stint on the United Negro College Fund’s “Evening of Stars” fundraiser that will premiere nationally on January 26 and air on BET on January 27. The UNCF telecast, ...
Books

Bettye LaVette: Memoir Offers Sexual Escapades With Soul Icons & ...

I fell in love with Bettye LaVette in an instant! I was watching the Kennedy Center Honors in 2008 and this woman who I had never seen before walked across the stage, stood in front of the microphone and delivered ...
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 ...