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Name: Samoht Industry: Music City: New York City Style/Genre: R&B Describe who Samoht is in three words.  Clear, smooth and genuine. How would you describe your sound? When I’m creating music, I don’t have any walls up. I open up to whatever sounds, melodies and lyrics come to me. I could box myself in, but that would…

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Kim Burrell went on a tirade just weeks ago denouncing homosexuality – calling it the “perverted homosexual spirit” – and it landed her in a little bit of hot water. Burrell and Pharrell Williams were invited by the “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” to promote their duet “I See Victory” from the soundtrack of the film Hidden Figures. But…

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Shirley Caesar found herself in the same hot water that fellow gospel singer Kim Burrell was in this past week when a viral Facebook video seemingly showed Caesar defending Burrell’s infamous anti-gay sermon. However, Caesar recently came forward to clarify her words and deny that she ever said anything homophobic. As previously reported, Burrell outraged fans across the…

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Grammy Award-nominee and Stellar Award-winning gospel singer Kim Burrell was set to join Pharrell Williams for a performance on Thursday’s “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” where the pair would perform “I See Victory” from the soundtrack of the new movie Hidden Figures. “The homosexual spirit is a spirit of delusion and confusion … you play with it in 2017,…

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My worst Christmas memory does not involve realizing that Santa Claus isn’t a man of color born in Harlem or receiving a gift without the receipt for exchange purposes. Instead Christmas always manages to conjure the empty feeling of disappointment since in the third grade I lost the title role in “The Nutcracker” to my…

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The poetry of divinely inspired words, the musicality of rich melodies and the passionate vocals of a global artistic treasure, otherwise known as Stevie Wonder, was honored at the sixth annual Apollo Theater Spring Gala Benefit Concert.  The event, held last night, June 14, began with a star-studded red carpet that nearly stopped traffic in…

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