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The Beat Don’t Stop: TV One’s Virtual Town Hall Featuring ...

TV Host & Pop Culture Expert Jawn Murray participated in TV One’s Virtual Town Hall for their documentary, “The Beat Don’t Stop.” In a conversation led by radio personality DJ Quicksilva, Murray joined CNN contributor April Ryan, radio personality Big ...
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Jawn Murray Assembles All-Star Cast Of Singers For “That’s What ...

TV Host & Pop Culture Commentator Jawn Murray has assembled an all-start list of R&B, Gospel & Jazz singers for an inspiring virtual collaboration remaking the classic Dionne Warwick & Friends song, “That’s What Friends Are For.” Feeling the weight ...
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March Madness: Jawn Murray’s Coronavirus Entertainment & Survival Tips

I travel about 75,000 frequent flier miles a year taping TV shows, hosting various events, emceeing panels and doing social media influencer gigs. One of my super powers is “connection” and I love engaging with people both for work and ...
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Can We Talk? The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ...

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame was started in 1983 by Ahmet Ertegun, founder and chairman of Atlantic Records.. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, the organization is both a museum and hall of fame that documents the history of rock ...
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Rev. Maceo Woods: How An Unsung Artist’s Music Lives On

I heard the news that an unsung music artist, a man of faith and Chicago trailblazer Rev. Maceo Woods passed this weekend. He was born Maceo Len Woods on April 23, 1932 in Mississippi before relocating to the Morgan Park area ...
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Can We Talk? – I Finally Saw Showtime’s Documentary “Teddy ...

Have you seen the Showtime documentary about the late R&B legend Teddy Pendergrass?   I finally got a chance to watch “Teddy Pendergrass: If You Don’t Know Me” and was completely captivated by his story.   I was a baby ...
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Sanctified Soul: Kirk Franklin Had A Sold Out Debut At ...

“Let my people dance,” Kirk Franklin admonished an overzealous usher at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, who kept gesturing for members of the sold-out crowd to clear the aisles and return to their seats despite the ...
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Kennedy Center Christmas: Leslie Odom, Jr. Captures The Season In ...

‘Tis the season for holiday concerts, and there was no better one than the Christmas spectacular at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts that featured Tony and Grammy Award-winning entertainer Leslie Odom, Jr. alongside the National Symphony ...
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Musical Mash-up: Eat To The Beat At Epcot Food & ...

It’s like pairing wine and chocolate. Cheese and crackers. Peanut butter and jelly. Some things just go well together and music and a great meal are truly one decadent duet. Disney marries those themes perfectly with their Eat To The ...
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Can We Talk? – We Need More Collabs Like Anderson.Paak ...

In addition to it being a great song, I love just the idea of Grammy winner Anderson.Paak having recorded his latest single “Make It Better” as a duet with Motown legend Smokey Robinson. Anderson is 33. Smokey is 79. But ...