Tag: Interview

Snoop Dogg Discusses Theatrical Debut In "Redemption Of A Dogg"

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Redemption Of A Dogg is written, directed and produced by award-winning playwright Je’Caryous Johnson and chronicles a character built around the persona of entertainment icon Snoop Dogg -a multi-faceted character who is a gangsta rapper, family man and man of God. Redemption Of A Dogg examines the internal battle one man has between preserving his... Read more »

Singer Ro James Brings The Smoke On Tour

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Yesterday Grammy nominated singer/songwriter, Ro James, performed at Lincoln Hall during his joint tour with BJ the Chicago Kid.  After the release of his debut album El Dorado and 2 years of touring around the world alongside the likes of Maxwell, Mary J. Blige, Toni Braxton, Erykah Badu and his own headlining tour across North America with additional dates in Amsterdam, London, and Paris,... Read more »

America's Favorite TV Mom, Daphne Maxwell Reid, Talks About Her Journey Before & After The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air

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A little but before Mother’s Day America’s favorite TV mom, Daphne Maxwell Reid, made her way to Chicago yesterday. Everyone remembers Reid as an iconic TV mom of the 1990s, from her three seasons as Aunt Vivian on The Fresh Prince of Bel Air.  These days Reid is a Renaissance woman, respected artist and designer, and education... Read more »
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Celebrating Black History Month at Macy's With Jay Ellis & BJ The Chicago Kid

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Macy’s held it’s annual Black History Month celebration last night at their State Street location. To salute Black art, expression and culture Macy’s put together a panel discussion with actor Jay Ellis, singer/songwriter BJ The Chicago Kid and author/food blogger Jocelyn Delk Adams. Guests enjoyed an inspiring conversation on how creative self-expression and a strong connection to heritage have... Read more »

Kenny Lattimore Is "Never Too Busy" To Spread Holiday Cheer [INTERVIEW]

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Kenny Lattimore has been traveling city to city spreading holiday cheer with his soulful voice. He has joined Dave Koz, Valerie Simpson and Jonathan Butler on tour for the “Christmas Tour 2016” As a solo artist, Kenny Lattimore was signed to Columbia in 1995. Ushering in an R&B resurgence that counted D’Angelo and Maxwell in its... Read more »

Journalist Ed Gordon Discusses His Career, Tupac & Social Issues

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Veteran journalist Ed Gordon stopped in Chicago to film a piece for the next episode of  his news magazine show. Gordon has returned to primetime as the executive producer and host of Ed Gordon on Bounce TV.  Gordon was the longtime host and anchorman for BET, where he landed the first national television interview with O.J. Simpson — which... Read more »
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Queen Sugar's Kofi Siriboe Discusses His Character & Working With Oprah

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Social media has been buzzing about Ava Duvernay‘s new project, Queen Sugar, on OWN Network. The highly anticipated drama has been receiving rave reviews for the stellar cast, engaging storylines and the handsome actors. The lead actor, Kofi Siriboe, has definitely been having the ladies look forward to Wednesday nights. Kofi Siriboe portrays Ralph Angel... Read more »

Lil Jon In Chicago For The Bud Light Party

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  The “Bud Light Party” campaign has been making their way from city to city uniting people with refreshing beers and amazing performances. For the Chicago leg of the tour, the party was held at Joe’s Live in Rosemont which included musical performances by rapper/producer Lil Jon and country singer/songwriter Justin Moore. Lil’ Jon kicked off... Read more »

NBC's Shades Of Blue Actor Dayo Okeniyi Chats About His Character Loman's Developments and Working With Ray Liotta

NBC's Shades Of Blue Actor Dayo Okeniyi Chats About His Character Loman's Developments and Working With Ray Liotta
If you haven’t tuned into NBC‘s Shades of Blue, then it’s about time you do so. This gritty crime drama is not like your typical Law & Order: SUV episode. Although both shows are network buddies, their premise is vastly different. via NBC Harlee Santos (Jennifer Lopez) is a charismatic single mother and resourceful detective at... Read more »
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Giuliana Rancic Sips A Little Wine And Spills It About XO,G

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Giuliana Rancic just recently did an in-store appearance at Mariano’s in Northbrook to promote her brand Xo,G. The popular E! News entertainment reporter took time out to meet and greet with her fans. Rancic, dressed in a blue couture dress, was bubbly as ever as she took photos and signed a couple of the swanky bottles. Packaged... Read more »