A 9-hour all-access look at Kem’s Atlanta Full Circle tour stop

Kem arrives at the Fox Theatre 6.5 hours before the show starts. The temperatures are in the mid-40s and snow flurries have even been spotted around the city, an anomaly for the South’s capital of Atlanta in April. It’s the second and final night in the city for the R&B artist, who has the legendary […]

ICYMI: Tamar Braxton belts out her hit song ‘The One’ at Chene Park Detroit

Tamar Braxton showed up, showed out and showed off her sultry vocals during a recent concert in Detroit at the illustrious Chene Park. With the Detroit River as the backdrop, she was photo shoot-ready when she hit the stage. She made a dramatic entrance, escorted by security, from the stands in the audience, wearing a […]

Kem, Lalah Hathaway heat up Detroit Riverfront

Only a handful of entertainers actually sound better live. Detroiters at the Chene Park Amphitheatre were blessed with two when Kem and Lalah Hathaway  served up summertime soul to a sold-out crowd. Listeners on land and sea enjoyed an evening of soothing sounds and occasional laughs on the riverfront. YouTube teen sensation Cam Anthony opened the show […]

Celebrity trainer Larry Cole talks 7 reasons you need a personal trainer

So, it’s Monday … again … and you’re wondering why you haven’t fully committed to that workout routine and “better diet plan” you said you were going to start at the beginning of the new year. Well, let me help you out with some of those excuses — I mean “reasons.“.They include these valid rationales: food is […]

L’Renee wows crowd at fan appreciation concert in Detroit

Photo Credit: Porsha Mitchell for Steed Media Service Detroit Native L’Renee is definitely an artist to watch. The first lady of Universal Motown Recording Artist KEM’s label, KEMISTRY Records, recently showcased her beautifully robust and sultry jazz infused R&B vocals to fans at her fan appreciation concert in Detroit. The concert was phenomenal. She sang to […]

Exclusive: Behind the scenes with Kem at his ‘Promise to Love’ video shoot

Rolling out obtained an exclusive interview with Grammy-nominated, Motown recording artist Kem, and we went behind the scenes at his video shoot for “Promise to Love,” which was shot in an undisclosed location in Detroit, Michigan earlier this month. The setting was a perfectly polished blank canvas, with hues of black, white and steel grey. The space […]

Find out who’s replacing Tamar Braxton on Kem’s ‘Promise to Love’ tour

Singer and television host Tamar Braxton was all set to join three-time Grammy nominee Kem on his Promise to Love tour before she fell ill with blood clots in both lungs and was forced to cancel her appearances. Nonetheless, the show must go on and the Detroit-based crooner has rounded up a few friends to […]

Kem brings back the essence of R&B with ‘Promise to Love’ tour

Kem has always represented the essence of true R&B and soul. The crooner is currently serving as headliner for his “Promise to Love” tour which recently made a stop in Atlanta. Held in front of a sold out crowd at the Fox Theater, Kem performed a slew of hits from past albums such as Kemistry, […]

Kem gives keynote speech at Detroit Recovery Project’s 10th anniversary celebration

For the past decade, the Detroit Recovery Project has served as a place where individuals who are battling addiction can receive support and become empowered. The organization observed its 10th anniversary at the GEM Theater in Detroit where Kem served as the keynote speaker. The Grammy Award-nominated crooner shared his triumphant story of how he changed […]

Kem, President Obama celebrate Detroit Recovery Project’s 10th anniversary

Detroit Recovery Project recently celebrated their 10-year anniversary with a phenomenal event at the Historic GEM & Century Theatre. Guests included R&B/soul singer Kem, Alexis Wiley, chief of staff for the City of Detroit, and words from President Barack Obama, all coming together to recognize the positive impact of Andre Johnson’s work as president and CEO of Detroit […]

‘Empire’ stars Trai Byers, Grace Gealey, other celebs spotted at UNCF Awards

The 2015 UNCF “An Evening of Stars” event was held on April 12 at the Atlanta Civic Center. This was the second time the event was hosted in Atlanta. The annual show highlights the importance of minority education and Usher typically does it big for aspiring kids serious about their education. Anthony Anderson is truly […]

Gospel music star Deitrick Haddon signs huge new deal with eOne Music

Reality TV and gospel music superstar Deitrick Haddon is forging a new partnership with indie music giant eOne Music. Under the new deal, Haddon will release new music on his own label, DHVisions Records, in addition to developing and producing TV and film projects. Haddon says he’s thankful to find a like-minded partner in eOne. […]

Superstar singer Kem talks overcoming past demons and being an ambassador for R&B music

Internationally renowned R&B singer-songwriter Kem released his first album, Kemistry, on his own Kemistry Records label in 2001. After the independent release sold upward of 15,000 units, Kem was signed by Motown. The label re-released Kemistry, which powered by the No. 1 hit, “Love Calls,” was subsequently certified gold. After a platinum follow-up (2005’s Album […]

‘Tis the season to be soulful: ‘Christmas Goes Gospel’ (album review)

Rendezvous Music released a new collection Christmas Goes Gospel: ‘Tis the Season, a compilation of the most mood setting and heartwarming Christmas tunes to get you in the spirit. It’s perfect for playing in your car and at upcoming gatherings. The album includes some of the most anointed voices in the Christian music industry like Donnie McClurkin, […]

Soulster Kem brings Chicagoans out to ‘Promise to Love’ event

Sometimes we just need a little more love. Right? On Wednesday, one of Chicago’s swankiest music venues located in Chicago’s South Loop neighborhood, The Shrine, brought some of Chicago’s professionals out to for listening party of R&B crooner, Kem. His new album is appropriately titled, Promise To Love. Given the recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, […]

Steve & Marjorie Harvey Foundation gala

The Steve & Marjorie Harvey Foundation held its 2014 gala at the Chicago Hilton and Towers this past weekend. The dynamic evening of empowerment and entertainment was a celebration and reminder of the purposeful charge to take action and make a difference in the lives of youth nationwide. Hosted by Steve Harvey and Michelle Relerford of […]

Roland Martin, ‘R&B Divas’ attend TV One’s ‘One Christmas’ special

TV One’s One Christmas special  On Saturday, November 30, 8pm/ET, TV One will premiere its original holiday variety show special “One Christmas” co-hosted by husband-and-wife duo DeVon Franklin and Meagan Good. The two hour special will feature performances by Anthony Hamilton, Ron and Ernie Isley, Syleena Johnson, Kem, Ledisi, Lil’ Mo, Chanté Moore, Marvin Sapp, Richard Smallwood, Angie […]