City Parks Foundation kicks off 2017 SummerStage in all 5 NY boroughs

Mavis Staples graced the stage during the kickoff at the 2017 SummerStage season for City Parks Foundation. Staples delivered an electrifying performance to the packed crowd at Central Park, showcasing her impressive vocal range. She performed the classic hit “Respect Yourself” and ended the evening with her legendary hit, “I’ll Take You There”. Staples is […]

Top gospel women of 2013

Let the church say Amen! Celebrate some of the extraordinary women in gospel music today. TASHA COBBS With a special knack for leading the congregation into worship with her inspiring voice, Tasha Cobbs’ February release Grace reached #2 on Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums chart. Cobbs continues riding high with her hit single “Break Every Chain”, […]

Divas Love God Too; Superstars Who Sing Both Sacred and Pop Music

Ask any R&B diva about her start in music, and I’m pretty sure that a large majority will fondly reminisce on the good old days when their singing skills were honed strictly in the church choir. Now some church goers will contend that once a star goes secular that she turns her back on the Lord. But […]

‘VH1 Divas Celebrate Soul’: Best and Worst Moments

On Dec. 19, VH1 revived its “Divas” concert series with “VH1 Divas Celebrate Soul,” bringing together superstar singers Jill Scott, Ledisi, Sharon Jones, Kelly Clarkson and Erykah Badu to honor soul legends from across the nation and across the pond. And while some singers dazzled with amazing performances, some left us wondering where the soul […]

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