Turntable Tuesdays: Loni Swain

Loni Swain knows her music. The versatile Chicago-based radio personality has covered up to four different radio formats, in six markets, and both day and night segments over the course of  her career. For “five hours long and five hours strong,” Chicago listeners are entertained, captivated and inspired by Swain’s hip and charismatic personality as […]

Emile Sandé gives outstanding performance at Black Women in Music

It was quite a treat to have an intimate lunch with pop sensation Emeli Sandé who hails from the U.K. Once this writer landed in Los Angeles on Wednesday, it was full speed ahead to the SOHO House, a private members’ club for those in film, media and creative industries in West Hollywood, for an […]

Emeli Sandé to join Lincoln Motor Company at Essence Black Women in Music

Stay tuned to rolling out. We’re covering the Lincoln Motor Company as their newest vehicle, the Lincoln MKC, shares the spotlight with one of the emerging voices in music — Emeli Sandé — at the ESSENCE Black Women in Music celebration. The all-new Lincoln MKC, the brand’s initial entry in the small premium utility segment, […]

Turntable Tuesdays: DJ Moonbaby

Angela Jollivette, aka DJ Moonbaby, is a sought-after DJ, lifestyle consultant and music supervisor. As the owner of Moonbaby Entertainment, her clients include The Grammys, Sony Music, RCA Records, Microsoft, CBS and Garth Trinidad Sound among others. She is currently honored to hold the position of gospel and visual media (TV/film soundtracks) awards project manager […]

Top 5 things to do in Philly for Labor Day weekend

Labor Day Weekend has arrived, marking the end of summer and the beginning of another school year for many parents and children. The grills will be out and the cook outs will be going on at friends and family members’ homes. And if you are in Philly this weekend, here are five things that you […]

Pepsi lists top 10 female vocalists: Adele, Elle Varner, Solange and more

  There are many great female singers and songwriters emerging on today’s scene. With Pepsi backing major artists like Beyoncé and Nicki Minaj, and their huge involvement with hip-hop festivals like Hot 97’s Summer Jam, they are keeping an eye on the hottest artists of the moment. Take a look at Pepsi’s top 10 female vocalists. […]

The 2013 BET Awards nominations are in (complete list)

The 2013 BET Awards nominations were announced on Tuesday, May 14. Leading the pack of artists is Young Money’s golden boy Drizzy Drake with 12 nominations; five of which are in the “Video of the Year” category. Newcomer Kendrick Lamar and 2 Chainz walked away with eight nods each. While A$AP Rocky picked up five, […]

Jay-Z, Emeli Sande, and more attend ‘The Great Gatsby’ premiere

It was a star studded event, as Hollywood A-lister’s Jay-Z, Gayle King, Emeli Sande and Alicia Quarles attended the black carpet premiere of Leonardo DiCaprio’s new film The Great Gatsby. The stars arrived at the Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City looking dapper in black tie apparel. […]

Wyclef Jean turns pain into music on mixtape, ‘April Showers’

Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the “A” w/Souleo Wyclef Jean is returning to music with a renewed sense of purpose that can be heard on his forthcoming mixtape, April Showers. The collection arrives April 29 after a challenging few years, which most notably saw Jean campaign to become president of his native Haiti. His attempt […]

Jay-Z, Frank Ocean, Kendrick Lamar and more to perform at 2013 Wireless Festival

After releasing the super sexy song, “Suit & Tie“, Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake are taking their show on the road and headlining the 2013 Wireless Festival at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London, July 12 and 13. Though both artists are a major deal, many more hip-hop and R&B artists will takethe stage that weekend. Expecting to open for Jay-Z, […]

Naomi Campbell, Rita Ora, Nelly and More Celebrity Photos

Naomi Campbell has made headlines with her hairline these past couple of days, and though her bald spots have left many in shock, her consistent charity work doesn’t.  At Downtown in Mayfair, London, Naomi Campbell hosted the Fashion for Relief Charity Dinner that brought out celebrities like Alexandra Burke and Emeli Sande among the fashion elite. Earlier that day, Roc Nation […]