ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

    Rev. Jamal Bryant Helps R&B Superstars Face Addiction Demons

    The Rev. Jamal Bryant is known for giving guidance to people in need. He is the pastor and founder of the popular Baltimore house of worship, Empowerment Temple AME Church, and author of self-help/spiritual...

    Celebrity Chef Tour Serves Delectable Dishes for Aspiring Culinary Students

    Culinary masters at the Celebrity Chef Tour are surely going to delight your taste buds and tickle your fancies with fine wine, serene settings and delicious cuisine. But they’re not doing it solely for...

    Randy Jackson Angry Over Parents’ Interview With Oprah

    Michael Jackson’s brother Randy is reportedly upset that Oprah Winfrey was in his parent’s home recently for an interview, and is calling the sit-down a mistake. According to the Associated Press, Jackson used Twitter...

    Hip-Hop Heads Get Political with Area Concert Launch

    District-based hip-hop artist Head-Roc, known nationally as “The Mayor of D.C. Hip Hop,” has teamed with grassroots community organization Empower DC for a series of outdoor concerts urging city residents to turn out in...

    Film Star Transitions to Music with Debut Album

    Lance Reddick has carved his niche in the film industry with standout performances in TV series like “The Wire,” “Lost,” “CSI Miami” and “Oz.” While audiences have come to respect the Baltimore-born actor thespian...

    Solomon Burke Dies At Amsterdam Airport At 70

    (Amsterdam) - Solomon Burke was born to the sound of music in an upstairs room of a Philadelphia church and went on to become one of the greatest soul singers of the 1960s, renowned...

    Legendary Saxophonist Pushes the Envelope with New CD

    Jazz and R&B icon Gerald Albright , considered one of the most innovative and successful jazz artists in the past decade, showcases his soulful vibe with the release of Pushing The Envelope and upcoming...

    Black Music Group Revived in Spirit of Esteemed Baritone

    The plight of an African-American musician in 1919 was a far cry from the glamorous journey to superstardom many performers now enjoy. Racism shuttered many doors and limited educational opportunities stunted the careers of...

    Wyclef Jean Appointed Visiting Fellow at Brown University

    Hip-hop artist Wyclef Jean recently accepted an appointment as a visiting fellow at Brown University. According to Newsone.com, Jean will be appointed in the university’s Africana Studies program for the 2010-11 academic year. Leaders...

    Legendary Gospel Singer Albertina Walker Dies at 81

    Often dubbed the “Queen of Gospel,” vocalist Albertina Walker who spent six decades inspiring future gospel artists and inspiring legions of fans with songs like “Please Be Patient with Me,” “Lord Keep Me Day...

    Baltimore Actor Stars in ‘The Wiz’

    When actor Eric Anthony was a kid, he enjoyed having everyone’s attention. His mom enrolled him in the historic Arena Players’ youth theatre program, where his passion for performing grew. Now, that rambunctious pre-teen...

    At 72, Local Poet Retains Unblinking ‘Eye’

    It’s been eight years since the release of Robert “Sonny” Wood’s first book The Eye of the Poet, yet the 72-year-old’s keen eye for transforming life stories into moving poetry still hasn’t lost focus....

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