Posts tagged "Chicago"

Marsha Ambrosius Talks Motherhood, New Music + Cries Over Nekia's Surprise

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On Mother’s Day many Chicago fans packed out The Metro to witness Marsha Ambrosius & Eric Benet serenade many deserving moms in the crowd. The M.E. Tour has been welcomed to each city to raved reviews. One fan posted on Ticketmaster.com : Multi-Grammy® nominated musician Marsha Ambrosius knows a little something about writing and singing great songs. Whether... Read more »

INTERVIEW: Music Artist Ne-Yo Enters The World Of Dance

INTERVIEW: Music Artist Ne-Yo Enters The World Of Dance
Singer/Songwriter Ne-yo is about to enter in a whole new world, “The World of Dance“. The World of Dance is a new series that gives dancers the platform to showcase their talents and the opportunity to receive a life altering grand prize of $1 million Although the grammy winner has dabbled in dancing, he admits doing... Read more »

Chelsea Handler In Chicago Supporting The Karam Foundation

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The Karam Foundation, a local nonprofit organization based in Lake Forest, Illinois hosted  an exclusive luncheon with comedian, author, and talk show host, Chelsea Handler at the Chicago Langham Hotel. Karam Foundation is dedicated to providing humanitarian aid, educational support, and sustainable solutions to Syrians in need. The organization has impacted the lives of thousands... Read more »
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On Set Of Canal Street Interviewing Actors Woody McClain, Bryshere Gray & Giovanni Watson

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In Chicago, it’s now very common to see production trucks parked along the roads. There are a lot of movies and TV shows currently being filmed throughout the city. The one that’s on everyones radar is indie film, Canal Street. The title of the film even exudes a local vibe. Canal Street is a modern-day thriller telling... Read more »

Chicago Justice Actress Joelle Carter Talks About Her Role, Castmates & More

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For six years, Joelle Carter had a wild ride portraying the sassy and unpredictable Southern belle ‘Ava Crowder’ in FX’s award-winning drama Justified. It’s a role that earned her a supporting actress Critics’ Choice Award nomination. She currently stars in NBC’s Chicago Justice, the fourth installment in the hit “Chicago” franchise by creator Dick Wolf. –NBC... Read more »

Now Introducing: Rapper K'Valentine

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The 90’s was a good time for women & hip hop. There was an abundance of female artists that dominated the airwaves. Fast forward a few decades and you’ll notice that hip hop has a new face that doesn’t incorporate a lot of women. The only time women seem to be incorporated is if she’s being... Read more »
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Sevyn Streeter Talks Music & Album Release

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There was a lot of Black Girl Magic happening this weekend at The Black Women’s Expo in Chicago. The Black Women’s Expo is a weekend that empowers, enlightens and uplifts African American women and their families with informative seminars and panel discussions presented by notable local and national speakers and lecturers, educational exhibits and corporate displays,... Read more »

Laurence Fishburne, Larenz Tate & Lahmard Tate Pay Homage To Bronzeville

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The new audio series, Bronzeville, produced, directed and starring Laurence Fishburne & The Tatemen (Larenz, Lahmard & Larron), has been all the digital rave lately. Set in 1940’s Chicago, the 10 episode series follows the Copeland family and newcomer Jimmy as he discovers the policy numbers game of the time in the predominantly African American neighborhood of Bronzeville.... Read more »

Sherri Shepherd In Chicago Discussing Trial & Error, Wig Line & Staying Positive

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Sherri Shepherd has been unstoppable! Sherri Evonne Shepherd was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. When she was 11, her family moved to the suburb Hoffman Estates. Her father, Lawrence, was a food service manager at Sambos Restaurant and a church deacon, and her mother, LaVerne, cleaned homes. Sherri started her stand-up career in 1990... Read more »
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Now Introducing: Chicago Comedian Barry Brewer

Now Introducing: Chicago Comedian Barry Brewer
Between New York and Chicago, it’s hard to tell which city breeds the most comedians. Second City, Laugh Factory, Zanies and Improv have become a stepping stone for many Chicago comedians. Although there might be some hardships, there is a lot to laugh about in the windy city. Chicago comedian, Barry Brewer, stepped from the... Read more »