Lisa Raye’s Birthday

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Lisa Raye’s Birthday Footage from Lisa Raye’s Birthday Bash in Chicago. More videos : Business | Health | Style | Sports | Music | Events | Travel | Publisher’s Page | Cover

Jim Jones- Pray IV Reign

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Jim Jones- Pray IV Reign Columbia   Jim Jones has shown himself to be more ambitious, clever and creatively inspired than many of his contemporaries currently battling for hip-hop supremacy. On his latest album, Pray IV Reign, the man behind “The Hip Hop Monologues: Inside the Life and Mind of Jim Jones” again showcases why… Read more »

Trayce Madre – The Natural

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Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell “It is not the brightest who succeed, nor is success simply the sum of the decisions and efforts we make on our own behalf. It is, rather, a gift. Outliers are those who have been given opportunities — and who have had the strength and presence of… Read more »

Jim Jones- Pray IV Reign

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 Columbia Jim Jones has shown himself to be more ambitious, clever and creatively inspired than many of his contemporaries currently battling for hip-hop supremacy. On his latest album, Pray IV Reign, the man behind “The Hip Hop Monologues: Inside the Life and Mind of Jim Jones” again showcases why he’s one of New York’s most… Read more »

Daidria Grayson- What’s in an Ad?

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brand builder photo by steed media service Senior Account Professional, Moroch Agency Ah, the glamorous life of an advertising professional – liaising between the corporate and creative worlds and attending the best events. But accompanying the perks are meetings, deadlines and a slew of details to manage. Daidria Grayson, senior account executive at the Moroch… Read more »

Tameka Foster Raymond Breaks Her Silence Exclusively to Upscale Magazine for the Sept./Oct. 2009 Issue

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Read some excerpts from Upscale magazine’s exclusive interview with Tameka Foster Raymond, which hits newsstands this week; This Oakland Native is a walking contradiction. She’s sophisticated yet around-the-way; tough but vulnerable. She’s serious minded but always joking and laughing. On blogs she’s ripped apart for unflattering pictures; in person she’s attractive and chic. As a… Read more »

mental health: mind the gray matter

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mental health: mind the gray matter bodywell According to the National Institute of Mental Health, mental disorders affect 26.2 percent of all Americans 18 and older. Statistics like these should compel any rational thinking individual to regularly evaluate the status of their mental health. To get you moving in the right direction, here is the… Read more »

bloodrayne 2: deliverance

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bloodrayne 2: deliverance Brightlight Pictures I know a lot of you are thinking to yourselves, “Another Bloodrayne movie. Why?” The first movie, Bloodrayne did have some star power in the form of Sir Ben Kingsley – but Bloodrayne 2 has none. That minor detail has never stopped director/producer Uwe Boll, though. Known for adapting video… Read more »

michelle murray – targeting consumers the right way

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michelle murray – targeting consumers the right way photo by steed media service Brand Director, Alizé When a group of dating prospects gathered at Negril Village recently for the Essence magazine Hurry Date event, the drink of choice was Alizé’s newest product, Alizé Rose. The company had Michelle Murray to thank for introducing the crowd… Read more »

Tamyra Gray – Rent-ing Space On Broadway

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  Story by Terry ShropshirePhotos by Risasi Dais for Steed Media Service NEW YORK – It was year one of the international television phenomenon “American Idol,” yet this spectacular ratings bonanza was about to erupt in scandal and intrigue. Something transpired that made Simon’s rectangular grill radiate disgust and outrage – looking as if someone… Read more »

Keith Murray

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Keith Murray Rap-Murr-PhobiaKoch Records With only a handfull of real MC’s left in mainstream hip-hop, it’s like a chisel slowly chipping away at the wall of whack music that’s been blocking good music from the masses. The wordy MC returns with lyrics like a breath of fresh air, and the production complements it well on… Read more »

macy gray – coming to the stage

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macy gray – coming to the stage . photo by steed media service Recording Artist, Actress Macy Gray is a siren onstage. For all of her success on record, the musically eclectic diva is a force in her live show; a combination of sass, spunk and sophisticated artistry that only few can truly pull off…. Read more »

tenille & ray brooks- it’s party time

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photo by steed media service Proprietors, Aquemini Creations To get balloons for that special occasion, you don’t have to travel to some far-flung area of the city. In a renovated storefront on the corner of 45th and Indiana, Aquemini Creations’s doors have been open for a little over a month. For the owners, Tenille and… Read more »

ray hill – grab a cold one

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ray hill – grab a cold one photo by steed media service Founder/CEO, Hill Brewing Company Most successful businesses are built on faith. Hill Brewing Company of St. Louis is no different. Founder and CEO Ray Hill trusted his instincts and it has paid off tremendously. After starting his company in his garage, Hill has… Read more »

various artists – hairspray

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various artists – hairspray New Line Records Hairspray features Hollywood heavyweights Queen Latifah, John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer and newcomer Nikki Blonsky. Complementing the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical-turned-movie, this soundtrack features three original songs – “Ladies’ Choice,” “New Girl In Town” and “Come So Far” – specially created for this movie, plus 14 additional songs. Tracks… Read more »

Kanye West rants at Pusha T’s NYC listening session (video)

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Kanye West continues to prove he’s the most erratic man in hip-hop. In the past few weeks, he’s given an oddly-subdued interview on Kris Jenner’s talk show, given a fiery Ray J-dissing performance on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” and last night (Sept. 11th), Yeezy went haywire during an appearance at G.O.O.D. Music star Pusha T’s New York city listening session.