Posts tagged "Magic Johnson"

The Band Perry, Common, Magic, Marlee and more attend private We Day Illinois party

The Band Perry in a surprise performance at We Day kick-off party.
I knew this party would be a bit more than a networking get-together when I ran into Magic Johnson on the stairwell.  As it turned out, the event was a preview for what was to come on the following day, April 30, the official day We Day came to Illinois at the Allstate Arena. The... Read more »

Magic Johnson describes Michael Jordan's "shot" in the 1991 NBA Finals (THEN and NOW)

Magic Johnson describes Michael Jordan's "shot" in the 1991 NBA Finals (THEN and NOW)
We attended a remarkable event last night that I will share in another post, but had to share this hysterical video of Magic Johnson describing Michael Jordan’s memorable “shot” (better known as “the move”) in Game 2 of the 1991 NBA Finals before Jordan received his first MVP Award.   The video following shows the actual... Read more »

Common's "Masterpiece/Masterpeace": A fundraiser for his Common Ground Foundation (Video)

Common's "Masterpiece/Masterpeace": A fundraiser for his Common Ground Foundation (Video)
 We all love Chicago native/awesome hip-hop artist/actor Common for his music but we also love him for his big heart!  On Saturday, March 29, he will be hosting “Masterpiece/Masterpeace“, an awards gala and fundraiser at the Fairmont to benefit his Common Ground Foundation which raises funds to impact youth (ages 13-15) from Chicago’s south and... Read more »
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Ebony Magazine's Power 100 Gala Honors Berry Gordy with Lifetime Achievement Award

Lifetime Achievement Honoree Berry Gordy with The Jacksons.
Ebony Magazine hosted the star-studded EBONY Power 100 gala event in New York City at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall on November 4 to celebrate the honorees on its annual EBONY Power 100 list.  The list salutes the achievements of influential African-Americans in the country and, this year,  honored the legendary founder... Read more »