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Chaka Zulu talks BET’s ‘Inside the Label’ and music business

Music mogul and manager Chaka Zulu has built an enviable career over the past 20 years. Not only has he managed the international artist Ludacris, but he’s now added executive producer title to his repertoire. Along with his brother, Jeff Dixon, whose pedigree extends

Hot 107.9’s DJ Reec talks radio life and more

The new man on campus, mid-day radio disc jockey Reec is blazing the Atlanta airways on Hot 107.9, which is one of the top hip-hop stations in the nation. Reec’s unique style and swagger have landed him multiple endorsements deals

Eva Marcille dishes on love, motherhood and career

Actress, model and entrepreneur Eva Marcille has definitely taken the entertainment industry by storm. Since winning cycle three of “America’s Next Top Model,” Marcille’s starred in numerous movies and TV shows; including BET’s new docuseries “About the Business.” The new show features Marcille and some of her closest

BET’s docuseries ‘About the Business’ season finale sneak peek

[jwplatform wvjD6aIa] The hot new BET show “About the Business“ follows a close-knit group of friends who explore major business opportunities and have no problem checking each other when tempers flare. Footage and still image courtesy of BET Networks Tune in tonight at 10 EST on BET. 

Mya talks about her new music, what she likes in a man

The talented and sultry singer Mya is back with a brand-new EP that she executive produced herself, titled Smoove Jones.  Mya’s debut single, “All About Me,” hit No. 6 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts in 1998. This new EP appeals to the grown

Carl Weber talks success of new movie, ‘The Man in 3B’

New York Times best-selling writer Carl Weber has successfully left his mark in the literary industry and now has embarked on a new journey by bringing one of his best-sellers to the big screen. With The Man in 3B screening in 36 theaters, the

Actor Christian Keyes gives relationship advice to the fellas

Actor Christian Keyes recently starred in the film The Man in 3B, based on New York Times bestselling author Carl Weber’s novel. The film opened in theaters earlier last month. His character is Slim; he gets wrapped up in a love triangle between

Yandy Smith-Harris nabs brand ambassador deal with Mielle Organics

The new face of Mielle Organics, Yandy Smith-Harris, made her appearance in Chicago recently. The young reality star was super excited to announce her new role as the product’s first brand ambassador. Harris testifies that Mielle Organics is all-natural and

Chicago’s Learnapalooza is passionate about helping communities

The recent Chicago Learnapalooza event brought engaging activities that stimulate the mind to the residents of South Side neighborhoods like Bronzeville. The event was organized by Public Allies, which is a part of the AmeriCorps national service network brand. “Learnapalooza skill-sharing event

Pro football summer camp makes a difference in Chicago

As temperatures heat up in Chicago, so does the violence. It roils neighborhoods, with youngsters and innocent bystanders caught in the crossfire. Echelon Media Sports and the Chicago Bears have a plan to get kids motivated, give them hope, and positive alternatives. Recently, some of

Chicago Bears player David Bass wants to help Chicago youth

David Bass, displayed his philanthropic work recently at a pro-football summer camp in Chicago. The NFL player took the initiative to train and mentor several inner-city kids ages 7 to 15, to teach them about the extensive training professional players have to undergo. Many

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