‘The Other Side’ of Christmas with The Walls Group

The Walls Group recently released their third album, The Other Side, to rave reviews, more than 880,000 streams, and a No. 1 Billboard debut. What many may be unaware of, though, is that The Walls Group has a free Christmas EP titled Sounds of Christmas that you can download now. Sounds of Christmas has three […]

Love on top: Christmas with Tasha Cobbs Leonard

As the classic O’Jays song goes, “Christmas just ain’t Christmas, without the one you love.” Thus, for newlywed Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Christmas 2017 will hold special memories as it is the first one she will spend with her husband, renowned music director Kenneth Leonard, and their adorable blended family. Christmas traditions old and new, keeping […]

Kenny Lattimore sets the mood for Christmas

Kenny Lattimore is always in season. His voice: lush. His style: consistently exquisite. Indeed, anytime is the right time for a Kenny Lattimore  song. It is fitting, therefore, that the Grammy  Award-nominated singer-songwriter welcomes the most wonderful time of the year with a remarkable and festive Christmas album, A Kenny Lattimore Christmas. With soulful covers of […]

Attorney Daryl Jones is making money moves for his entertainment clients

Daryl Jones is a power player whose chill demeanor and humble nature belie his impressive accomplishments. Jones has negotiated contracts for a who’s who of recording artists and producers in both mainstream and gospel music, and most recently was the legal representation for The Program Pictures LLC, which is the production company behind the Tupac […]

Music executive Gina Miller holds the ‘keys’

Gina Miller is a music industry veteran who recently became one of its few women in key leadership positions. She is an accomplished and respected music executive who, unbeknownst to many, is also a masterful pianist and singer in her own right. She is an encourager to everyone with whom she comes in contact, with […]

Music executive Phil Thornton is an industry wunderkind

Before he was a key player in gospel music, and before he was a respected artist manager and television producer, Phil Thornton was a music industry wunderkind. He was only 12 years old when he landed his first professional internship at WOWI radio in Norfolk, Virginia. By the time he graduated from high school, Thornton […]

Bart Phillips is creator of Atlanta Hawks’ ‘True to Atlanta’

Bart Phillips is a maverick creative with a background in music that includes tenures at Warner Bros. Records and So So Def Recordings. He founded Sunseeker in 2003 to crystallize his growing focus on producing and directing, which was fostered by overseeing music videos and art direction for the So So Def roster. According to […]

Grammy nominee Travis Greene on ministry, music, and an unyielding yes

Travis Greene is a relative newcomer to gospel music, but in the three short years since he signed a recording deal with RCA Inspiration, he has become a beloved breakout artist who many believe embodies what the future of gospel music looks, sounds and feels like. Since his debut album The Hill was released on […]

VaShawn Mitchell shares the solace of a ‘Secret Place’

For Vashawn Mitchell, South Africa is a second home. This is surprising, even to him, considering his initial reluctance to accept an invitation to minister at a conference there. Intrigued by the offer, Mitchell was less than encouraged by the 20-hour flight necessary to get there. Fortunately, the celebrated multi-gifted artist (he is a songwriter, […]

Gospel artist Tye Tribbett having his best year yet

It is going to be hard for Tye Tribbett to have a better year than he is having in 2016. The Grammy Award-winning gospel artist recorded a new live album featuring a reunited G.A. He was presented with the opportunity of a lifetime to host the new Sunday morning BET show “Joyful Noise,” which premieres on Oct. 9, […]