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Daddy Duty: Stevie Wonder & Tank Have Holiday Babies

Posted January 5, 2015 by jmurray

Soul legend Stevie Wonder welcomed his ninth child just before the Christmas holiday. The 64-year-old entertainer had his ninth child, the second with girlfriend Tomeeka Robyn Bracy. The couple named their daughter Nia, which means purpose, “one of the seven principles of Kwanzaa,” according to his rep. It was originally reported that Wonder was expecting […]

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Reunited: Soul Duo Floetry Perform Together In London

Posted December 17, 2014 by jmurray

Remember the neo-soul duo Floetry? They’re the British-bred duo who garnered songwriting success in the late 90’s and early 2000’s after moving to the United States, before going on to have a successful run as artists. Signed to DreamWorks Records, the group rose to stardom with their debut singles ‘Floetic,’ ‘Say Yes’ and ‘Getting Late’ […]

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Nearly Bankrupt & Headed For Divorce: Ginuwine Addresses Troubled Times

Posted November 11, 2014 by jmurray

R&B singer Ginuwine is dealing with some troubled times.  According to court documents, the singer (real name Elgin Baylor Lumpkin) owes the government $300,000 in back income taxes.  His attorney said he’s close to filing bankruptcy. Ginuwine’s financial status was disclosed as part of a pretrial hearing because of a lawsuit filed by the executive […]

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Fab Five: New Gospel Super Group Formed

Posted September 29, 2014 by jmurray

Four Gospel artists and an R&B veteran have formed a new all-star group called Five (V) Men. The quintet includes R&B star Christopher Williams and Gospel singers Melvin and Doug Williams of The Williams Brothers, Shawn McLemore and Wess Morgan. The group aims to fuse traditional and contemporary Gospel music with mainstream R&B sounds. Five […]

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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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Bright Balance: Avery Sunshine Mirrors Aretha Franklin Model For Marrying Soul & Gospel

Posted August 25, 2014 by jmurray

Aretha Franklin did it! So did Al Green! Candi Staton did and Ann Nesby, Dave Hollister and Kelly Price continue to as well! Now, Avery Sunshine is the latest song stylist to bridge the gap between the sacred and secular worlds by recording music that has cultivated her a fan base in both mainstream music […]

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Indie All-Star: Eric Roberson Readies New CD “The Box”

Posted July 25, 2014 by jmurray

Singer/songwriter Eric Roberson is readying her latest music release, “The Box.” A Grammy-nominated independent artist who has organically established a huge fan base, “The Box” is Roberson’s 10th release. Set to bow on Aug. 12, “The Box” pays homage to the place where the 37-year-old crooner first learned to appreciate music – at home.  Coming […]

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Jennifer Holliday: Talks Health Challenges, Dream Duets & Broadway Revivals

Posted July 14, 2014 by jmurray

She’s Broadway royalty and Jennifer Holliday approaches the entertainment business on her own terms – recording when she wants to, how she wants to and whatever she wants to. Now, after a 23-year hiatus, this Tony Award-winning original member of the acclaimed musical “Dreamgirls” has released her first full-length mainstream CD, “The Song Is You.”  […]

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D’Angelo: Finally Readying Album After 14-Year Delay?

Posted June 25, 2014 by jmurray

Is D’Angelo finally readying his new music? According to his manager Kevin Liles, the CD could finally hit stores this year. In an interview with Billboard, Liles claims that D’Angelo will drop his album “sooner than later.”  Though he couldn’t give a specific date or a working title of the album, he did assure that […]

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Rhythm & Broadcast: Angie Stone Hosts Weekend Radio Show

Posted June 11, 2014 by jmurray

“R&B Divas” star Angie Stone has launched a new weekend radio show called “Stone Cold R&B.” The three-hour show airs on both Majic 107.5FM and 97.5FM in Atlanta. This is Stone’s first radio venture and the ‘More Than A Woman’ singer told AlwaysAList.com that she’s loving it so far. “The first show was amazing. I […]

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Free At Last: Chris Brown Out Of Jail

Posted June 2, 2014 by jmurray

R&B star Chris Brown is finally a free man. The 25-year-old entertainer was released from Los Angeles County Jail at 12:01a.m. on Monday confirmed the L.A. County Sheriff’s office. Brown had been in custody since mid-March for violating his probation stemming from his 2009 assault on Rihanna. The Tappahannock, Virginia was flown on the federal […]

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Pastor Pervert: Male Preacher Sends R&B Star Tank Naked Photo

Posted May 13, 2014 by jmurray

What would Jesus do? R&B singer Tank got more than he bargained for when he accepted a private message from a fan on Instagram over the weekend. A man using the handle @TheBookOf_COGIC93 sent the ‘Maybe I Deserve’ crooner an unsolicited image of him with his penis exposed. Receiving the x-rated image from the man […]

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Aretha Franklin: Filing $10 Million Lawsuit Over Patti LaBelle Fight Story

Posted April 16, 2014 by jmurray

Grammy winner Aretha Franklin is furious over the story that claimed that she and fellow R&B diva Patti LaBelle had gotten into a fight during an Atlanta concert that resulted in LaBelle being arrested. The story originated on TheNewsNerd.com, a site that bills itself as a “purely satirical” site. Despite it being a news parody, […]

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"SWV Reunited" Series Premiere
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Round Two: SWV Gets A Second Season

Posted March 20, 2014 by jmurray

WE TV has given the green-light to a second season of “SWV Reunited.” The reality show, starring Sisters With Voices members Cheryl “Coko” Clemons, Leanne “LeLee” Lyons, and Tamara “Taj” George, premiered on Thursday, Jan. 16 and its six-episode season averaged 1.2 million viewers. Comparatively speaking, “SWV Reunited” was only .2 behind WE TV’s highest-rated […]

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Chris Brown: Restricted Showers & Solitary Confinement During Jail Sentence

Posted March 18, 2014 by jmurray

Chris Brown was arrested on Friday after being kicked out of second rehab facility. On Monday, a judge ordered brown to be remanded to jail until April 23. The 24-year-old has to be incarcerated until after his assault case in Washington, DC is resolved. In the court proceedings, where Brown attended wearing his orange jumpsuit, […]

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