Radio legend Tom Joyner and radio newcomer Gospel singer James Fortune favor enough to be dad and son.
Ben Vereen and Usher favor enough to be dad and son.
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Several weeks ago, I saw comedian W. Kamau Bell, host of the FX show Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell and he did an entire set on black “homework” movies. He said every few ye
Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams and T.I. (real name: Clifford Harris), are taking the Marvin Gaye family and Bridgeport Music (owner of Funkadelic compositions) to court to protect Thicke's song "Blu
In an apology posted to GlobalGrind.com, Hip Hop mogul Russell Simmons says, "I would never condone violence against women in any form, and for all of those I offended, I am sincerely sorry."
Simmons' mea culpa was his step-two move in the wake of a wave of criticism about a controversial Harriet Tubman video featured on the recently launched All Def Digital YouTube Channel. Step 1? Remove the video, which he did.
Here's the statement Simmons posted on GlobalGrind.com Thursday morning:
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HONOREES GLADYS KNIGHT and BEVERLY JOHNSON
McDonald’s, a sponsor of the Essence Festival in New Orleans for the past 10 years, chose the site of the annual event that brought nearly 500,000 to the crescent city Fourth of July weekend for the 10th time to present its 365 Black Awards. Honoring luminaries like R&B singer Gladys Knight and Supe...
It started with a couple of emails that Soulsville Music Academy instructor Justin Merrick thought were spam. Man, was he wrong!
The emails actually conveyed the news that Merrick had been named one of nine finalists for a Grammy Award as Music Educator of the Year. Soulsville's Chief Creative Officer Kirk Whalum – a multiple Grammy Award winner – stepped in to bridge the information gap.
"Much later a letter had come for me in my mailbox at the office," said Merrick, a Maryland native. "Mr. Whalum brought it to my attention during a meeting and that's when it all definitely became real."