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Apollo Theater: Famed Venue Headlining Its Own Upcoming Film

Posted February 1, 2016 by jmurray

“Empire” creator Lee Daniels has signed on to direct “The Apollo Theater Film Project,” a documentary that chronicles the history of New York’s famed Apollo Theater. The authorized documentary will capture the Apollo’s storied impact in shaping America’s music nationally; as well as being cultural landscape for New York. Born out of the Harlem Renaissance, […]

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Books

Deadly Sequel: Gossip Maven Flo Anthony Readying New Book

Posted January 19, 2016 by jmurray

Celebrity journalist Flo Anthony is readying the sequel to her popular 2013 novel “Deadly Stuff Players” (Strebor Books). Her follow-up tome, “One Last Deadly Play” will be released via Wahida Clark Publishing Inc. this spring. In the sequel, the story still centers around Anthony’s alter-ego Valerie Rollins, America’s most popular Black Gossip Columnist, and her […]

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The Supremes
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Theater

Open Road: “Motown The Musical” Makes Millions On Tour

Posted April 29, 2015 by jmurray

Missed “Motown The Musical” on Broadway? Well catch the show on the road. The hit theatrical production is currently playing Hollywood’s Pantages Theatre will celebrate the one-year anniversary of its first national tour on May 8, 2015 after kicking off its tour run in Chicago in 2014. “Motown The Musical” has had a successful stint […]

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Andraé Crouch: Music Legend Dead At Age 72

Posted January 8, 2015 by jmurray

Gospel music legend Andraé Crouch has died at age 72. The Grammy-winning artist was an accomplished singer, songwriter and arranger passed after being hospitalized at Northridge Hospital Medical Center in Northridge, Calif. on Thursday evening. He had been hospitalized since Jan. 3 after suffering a heart attack. It was announced that Crouch would go out […]

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Lil John Roberts: Remembering George Duke, Co-Parenting With Jill Scott & Making Music On His Own Terms

Posted September 5, 2014 by jmurray

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 John Roberts is ready step out on his own. This Philadelphia-bred preacher’s kid has released […]

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Michael Jackson & Alvester Martin
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Michael Jackson: New Music Video Stars Alvester Martin

Posted August 14, 2014 by jmurray

A new music video for the second posthumous single from Michael Jackson has been released. Epic Records unveiled the video for ‘A Place with No Name’ last night on Twitter, after offering an official sneak peak on Fox’s “So You Think You Can Dance” on Wednesday night. ‘A Place with No Name’ is featured on […]

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Andraé Crouch: Gospel Great Facing Serious Health Challenges

Posted June 11, 2014 by jmurray

Grammy-winning gospel legend Andraé Crouch is facing some “serious health challenges.” The 71-year-old’s twin sister Sandra Crouch has reached out to family, friends and fans of the iconic singer/songwriter soliciting prayers for her brother. Andraé, who is the Senior Pastor at Christ Memorial Church of God in Christ in Pacoima, Calif., was hospitalized recently and […]

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Whitney Houston & YaYa DaCosta
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Model Role: Yaya DaCosta Cast As Whitney Houston In TV Movie

Posted June 9, 2014 by jmurray

Actress and model Yaya DaCosta has landed the role in the upcoming Lifetime biopic about the life of Whitney Houston. AlwaysAList.com reported last month that the cable network was planning to produce a film that focused on the late singer’s life with ex-husband Bobby Brown. READ: Whitney Houston: Family Fuss Over Forthcoming Lifetime Movie Now […]

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