Swizz Beatz reveals issues with past few Verzuz competitors

Swizz Beatz

Swizz Beatz voiced his frustration on Instagram about a few issues going on with Verzuz behind the scenes and let people know he’s irritated by the last few shows. A few issues that particularly irked him were that the shows were starting late and the prices that some of the artists wanted to be paid […]

Hallmark Mahogany sponsors an iconic ‘A Night for the Queens’ Verzuz event

Legendary vocal powerhouses Stephanie Mills and Chaka Khan faced off in ‘A Night for the Queens’ Verzuz event on Thursday, November 18, 2021. The event was held at The Theatre at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles, CA and was powered by Hallmark Mahogany, which is on the journey from being a greetings card brand to […]

Stephanie Mills explains why she should have married Michael Jackson (photo)

Years before Michael Jackson exploded as a worldwide conquerer of popular culture, he dated his “chocolate drop” in the late 1970s — legendary R&B singer Stephanie Mills. More than a decade after the King of Pop passed away in 2009, Mills now admits that she let “the one” get away when she believes she had […]

Stephanie Mills applauds the courage of Olympian Simone Biles

Stephanie Mills is an R&B artist who came to fame on Broadway. She achieved icon status during the era of Patty LaBelle and Aretha Franklin. Mills urges public figures and private individuals to think about what they say before saying it and stand firm in their word with no apologies.

Stephanie Mills talks music management advice, upcoming shows and new music

The incomparable songstress Stephanie Mills has been blazing the charts for decades. Her unique sound can be heard on hits such as “Never Knew Love Like This Before,” “What ‘Cha Gonna Do With My Lovin’,” and of course her unforgettable rendition of “Home” from the Tony Award-winning Broadway show, The Wiz, in which she rose […]

Why ‘Power of Love’ is Stephanie Mills’ favorite song

[jwplatform K5iicQgI] Interviewer Shanti Das asks Grammy Award-winning R&B singer and actress Stephanie Mills what’s her favorite song to perform. She reveals it’s “I’ve Learned to Respect the Power of Love.” Reveals it’s original title.

‘The Wiz Live!’ star Shanice Williams: ‘It’s a roller coaster right now’

Shanice Williams may be living her dream, but soon after she learned that she would be starring in NBC’s presentation of The Wiz Live! as Dorothy, the New Jersey native was thrust into the reality of carrying a major production and sharing the stage with luminaries such as Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige and David Alan Grier.

Stephanie Mills performs ‘Home’ and other hits at B.B. King’s

At B.B. King Blues Club and Grill Nov. 6, Stephanie Mills proved that after a music career spanning over 40 years, she is still a vocal powerhouse. The 58-year-old soul singer performed some of her most notable songs in the New York City club, including “Home,” the tune that jump-started her career when she performed […]

Stephanie Mills brings down the house at B.B. King’s

[jwplatform xYUCLeLP] Vocal powerhouse Stephanie Mills took the stage at B.B. King Blues Club and Grill in New York Nov. 6. She performed “Home,” which has been a staple song in her career ever since she sang it in the 1975 Broadway production of The Wiz.

Thousands attend 25th anniversary of The Chosen Few Picnic in Chicago

I remember hearing about the picnic behind the museum every year. Sometimes, I would make my way over there to enjoy the summer fun. Now, 25 years later this picnic behind the museum has morphed into a Chicago tradition recognized worldwide as The Chosen Few Picnic. On the surface, this gathering is about house music, […]

King Holiday Song by Legends in Hip Hop

In 1986 Hip Hop came together to create a tribute song to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and that song also included: King Dream Chorus and Holiday Crew. Also starring El DeBarge, Fat Boys, Full Force, Grandmaster Melle Mel, Kurtis Blow, Stacy Lattisaw, Lisa Lisa, Teena Marie, Menudo, Stephanie Mills, New Edition, Run-D.M.C., James “J.T.” […]

How hip-hop celebrated MLK holiday

In 1986 Hip Hop came together to create a tribute song to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  and that song  also included: King Dream Chorus and Holiday Crew.  Also starring El DeBarge, Fat Boys, Full Force, Grandmaster Melle Mel, Kurtis Blow, Stacy Lattisaw, Lisa Lisa, Teena Marie, Menudo, Stephanie Mills, New Edition, Run-D.M.C., James “J.T.” […]