Tag: Jill Scott

Radio

Radio Active: Donald Lawrence Inks Deal Syndicated Show

Grammy Award-winning Gospel star Donald Lawrence has signed a deal for a syndicated radio show called “Music Therapy with Donald Lawrence.” Doug Banks Media Group, owned by radio veteran Doug Banks, will distribute Lawrence’s first foray into radio when the ...
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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 ...
Music

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

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 ...
Movies

First Look: Trailer For James Brown Biopic Released

Universal Pictures has released the first official trailer for the James Brown biopic, “Get On Up.” “42” star Chadwick Boseman plays the Godfather of Soul in the film that chronicles the tumultuous life of the innovative, history-making and often trouble-prone ...
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Jill Scott: See Her New Weight Loss

Soul siren Jill Scott has lost a tremendous amount of weight. The Philly-bred R&B star has lost almost 65 pounds on a quest to get fit and redefine her body. In addition to taking ‘A Long Walk,’ the singer works ...
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LaLa Anthony: Talks Acting, Playing Matchmaker For Jill Scott & ...

She’s a TV host, entrepreneur, reality star and socialite, but LaLa Anthony is ready for folks to recognize her acting skills. The 34-year-old talent, who is married to NBA superstar Carmelo Anthony, has guest-starred on TV series like “Single Ladies,” ...
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American Made: Jay-Z Concert Documentary To Air On TV

Jay-Z’s two-day music festival Made In America has been captured on film and the documentary will now air on Showtime. On Oct. 11, the cable network will premiere the Philadelphia-based festival that included performances by Kanye West, Jill Scott, Drake, ...
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Essence Festival: TV One Out, MSNBC In

Don’t look for the “TV One Night Only: Live From The Essence Festival” this year on TV One. The annual music and cultural festival usually packages some of its main stage performances from the Essence Festival with backstage interviews for ...
Music

BET Launches Festival: Should Essence Be Worried?

Black Entertainment Television recently announced its inaugural BET Experience in Los Angeles—a three-day “music, entertainment and Black culture” festival nearly identical to the Essence Festival. The idea that BET would be expanding into the festival business doesn’t really raise eyebrows! ...