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Ron T. Young is a conceptual photographer with over 12 years of experience behind the lens. Young has photographed a host of notable subjects including Anita Baker, Ledisi, Robert Glasper, and Kirk Franklin. Young’s creative lens is best captured in relaxed environments, allowing the subject to embrace the camera to deliver the best photo. What…

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Anita Baker visited Chicago recently during her farewell tour. Threat of a thunderstorm loomed for the entire weekend and earlier that day heavy showers left many concertgoers uncertain of their attendance. Some may have felt that way, but a majority of the concertgoers were undeterred and filled the Ravinia lawn with tables filled with all…

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Usually, music beefs are reserved for the younger stars of today’s music scene. But it looks like R&B veterans Anita Baker and Cheryl Lynn didn’t get that memo because the two singers ended up in a shocking online beef yesterday. The drama all started when Lynn went on Twitter and revealed out of the blue…

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On April 21, two time Grammy-winning songstress Lalah Hathaway shut down the house at Troubadour in Los Angeles, in front of a celebrity-filled audience. On deck for the live recording for her upcoming album, Lalah Hathaway LIVE!, celebrities including Patti LaBelle, Anita Baker, Erica Campbell, Kenny Lattimore, Daley, Laurieann Gibson, Deitrick Haddon, Yvette Nicole Brown,…

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Legendary soul singer Anita Baker is on the run from the law … well, not exactly. Wednesday, a bench warrant was signed and issued for the arrest of the “Caught Up In The Rapture” singer for her failure to appear at a creditor’s examination hearing after being subpoenaed to do so last September. Baker is alleged to have failed…

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The buzz surrounding BeyoncĂ©’s alleged lip-syncing continues this week as fans and media outlets continue to discuss her performance at President Barack Obama’s second presidential inauguration. It has been said that celebrities are now forced to pre-record the national anthem to avoid any mishaps and embarrassment. Well, we’ve found footage of some celebrities who would have been fortunate…

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The road to Olympic gold was never an easy journal to travel for gymnastics superstar Gabby Douglas, but, apparently, the road was once so tough that she considered quitting — and working for Chick-fil-A. In a recent interview with People, Douglas revealed that, around this time last year, she shocked her coaches and family by…

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Artist to know: LaShell Griffin Label: DAP Music How she got her big break: Winner of Oprah’s Pop Star challenge Who she’s worked with: Ruben Studdard, Fantasia, CeCe Winans, Donnie McClurkin, Mary Mary, Lalah Hathaway and Anita Baker What is the Oprah’s Conference Call Party? My husband, Lee Griffin, was the mastermind behind the conference…

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Twenty-two-year-old Compton, Calif., crooner Jacob Lusk remains the lone African American on “American Idol” this week, securing his stay Wednesday night with a rendition of Simon & Garfunkel’s hit “Bridge Over Troubled Water.” However, the end of the road came tonight for Huntsville, Ala., native Paul McDonald, who had been a regular performer in the…

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