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Sonically Superior: Maestro Damien Sneed Marvels In Marrying Music Genres

He’s church-reared and classically-trained; young maestro Damien Sneed gets to marry the best of both worlds on “The Abyssinian Mass,” a musical opus recorded with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra that features Sneed alongside his mentor Wynton Marsalis and ...
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Soap Subs: Ex “The Young And The Restless” Star Victoria ...

In the latest installment of the post soap opera drama that has followed Victoria Rowell, the award-winning actress has filed a lawsuit against CBS, Sony Pictures Television, Bell Dramatic Serial Company and Bell-Phillip Television Production Inc. for not allowing her ...
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All Aboard: “After Midnight” Prepares To Set Sail

The critically acclaimed Broadway production “After Midnight” has inked a partnership with the Norwegian Cruise Line. The show, which originally starred actor Dulé Hill and singer Fantasia Barrino, will debut on the cruise line’s newest and largest ship, the Norwegian ...
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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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Patti LaBelle: Praying Angels Will Save Broadway’s “After Midnight”

Earlier this month news broke that “After Midnight” would close on June 29 after having played 19 preview performances and 272 regular performances. The Tony Award-nominated musical revue originally starred actor Dulé Hill and “American Idol” winner Fantasia Barrino when ...
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Diva Delight: Patti LaBelle, Gladys Knight & Natalie Cole To ...

On the heels of garnering seven Tony Award nominations, including Best Musical, the hit Broadway show “After Midnight” has announced three music veterans will join the impressive roster of all-star entertainers who have been featured in the musical. Grammy winners ...
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The Right Stuff: Vanessa L. Williams Joining “After Midnight”

Vanessa L. Williams is gearing up for her latest turn on the Great White Way. The 11-time Grammy nominee will perform a five week run in the hit Broadway musical, “After Midnight.” Williams will begin her stint in “After Midnight” ...
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Babyface & Toni Braxton: Big Return & Broadway Bound

Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds and Toni Braxton’s duet offering, “Love, Marriage and Divorce” has made a huge impact its first week. The CD, the duo’s first full album together, sold more than 67,000 units in its first week, landing it the top ...
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Splitsville: “Young & Restless” Star Victoria Rowell Getting Divorced

Looks like former “the Young and the Restless” star Victoria Rowell will start her year off a single woman. The actress, best known for playing Drucilla for on the CBS soap opera for more than 14 years, is divorced from ...
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All That Jazz: Fantasia & Dulé Hill Dazzle In “After ...

“After Midnight” is an alluring new Broadway production that shines bright like the mid-day sun! Set in the 1930’s in Harlem, this finger-snapping, foot-tapping trip through the Renaissance era is a seductively joyous jazz journey. Repackaged from the 2011 and ...