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Ledisi Anything For You

Ledisi releases “Anything For You” at a time when the world needs it most. After a nearly three-year absence, the songstress returns with her latest single, “Anything For You.“ With complete ownership of her music, Ledisi creates as the spirit moves her, not industry pressure. Rolling out caught up with the New Orleans native to…

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Brittany Barber is a vibrant R&B singer from California. The Compton native has gained traction on her path to success with her vocal and songwriting abilities. She’s worked with John Legend, Theophilus London and Chrisette Michele. In 2017, the Warner Music Group artist earned a Grammy nomination for her work on Ledisi’s album Let Love…

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Ledisi is letting her love for her community rule. During her recent tour stop in Detroit, the Grammy Award-nominated singer, songwriter and actress met with members of Detroit’s Black Treatment Advocates Network (BTAN) and the Detroit Health Department. She spoke with them about the dynamics of HIV and how it affects the Black community. Representatives from…

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MC Lyte is an undeniable legend in the hip-hop world. Her career has grown consistently and she has been able to inspire so many through her music and other endeavors. We spoke with Lyte recently to discuss the W.E.A.L.T.H. retreat, one of her most recent projects and her thoughts on reality TV. When we spoke…

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As awards season kicks into full gear, popular network TV One will partner with Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network to throw its hat in the ring with its planned exclusive broadcast of the 2015 Triumph Awards. Versatile actress Tichina Arnold (Martin, Everybody Hates Chris) has been tapped to host what promises to be a…

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During the extravagant Bronner Bros. Mid-Summer International Beauty Show from Aug. 15-17, Design Essentials celebrated 25 years in business. The McBride family-owned professional hair care product company drew some of Atlanta’s biggest names in beauty and entertainment to commemorate the occasion. The individuals who have made Design Essentials one of the most sought-after brands around…

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Fans were crying foul against the Grammys this weekend when Beyoncé closed the awards show instead of Ledisi with a rendition of “Take My Hand, Precious Lord” by Mahalia Jackson, whom Ledisi portrayed in the film Selma. Now, Ledisi has finally opened up about being replaced by Beyoncé. As fans of Selma know, Ledisi sang…

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Broadcast journalist and philanthropist, Soledad O’Brien along with her husband, Brad Raymond, started the Starfish Foundation with the premise to help young women of color achieve success. Standing on the three pillars of education, advocacy and impact, the Starfish foundation “provide[s] hardworking young women with the resources necessary to succeed.” The young women (of color and/or low-income) take…

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Mc Donald’s 365 Black Awards Show was held this past weekend during the 20th Essence Festival in New Orleans. The golden carpet was hosted by TV personality Janelle Snowden. This star-studded event featured performances and celebrities in honor of the outstanding individuals who make valuable contributions to the African American community. Hosted by Terrence Jenkins, who looked…

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