Posts tagged "Singer"

"From The Bottom Up" Star Sara Stokes Opens Up About Being Molested & MTV's Making The Band

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Most MTV Making The Band fans are familiar with Sara Stokes‘ face. The demur beautiful songstress was amongst a group full of rugged rappers vying for the attention of Diddy. The highly successful reality show garnered Sara’s career pretty quickly. After weeks of selection and training, she was chosen to join Da Band along with... 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 »

#MusicMonday With R&B Singer RL

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With the rise of pop/hip hop, many believe that R&B music is a lost art. For those that still yearn the smooth sounds, we’re no longer afforded the option to listen to it on the radio. We have to search through our archives of old hits and reminisce the days labels released real R&B. One artist that... Read more »
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R&B Songstress Mya Reveals Who Smoove Jones Is, How Donnie Simpson Influenced Her & More

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Singer/Songwriter Mya just celebrated some milestones in her career and one of them is her 18 years of actively working in the entertainment business. Mya has come along way from her shy and reserved days to a more confident and outspoken woman. She started her career tap dancing but later discovered her love of singing.... Read more »

NBC's The Voice Mark Hood Hangs With Nekia Nichelle at Bottled Blonde

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Chicago native Mark Hood kicked off season 9 of NBC’s The Voice. Hood effortlessly made “Use Me”, by Bill Withers, his own by adding a touch of rock and grit to the soulful oldie. His unique vocals and jazzy overtones, along with his high-energy dance moves, captivated the judges and within minutes. After Mark’s successful... Read more »

Monica: Code Red Tour [Full Interview]

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On Wednesday night, Grammy award winning songstress Monica drew many of her “CODE RED” fans to the House of Blues Chicago despite the frigid temperatures. In anticipation of the album, Monica hit the road on her 22-city “CODE RED Experience” tour with Rico Love. Before the sold out performance we had a chance to get a... Read more »
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The Queens of Kings Bowl: Brave Williams Hangs With Just Nekia Nichelle

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Singer/Songwriter Brave Williams made her way to Chicago and the only place that made sense to take her was Kings Bowl in Lincoln Park. While enjoying some of King’s signature cocktails and staple dishes, Brave discussed music, food and her skills on the bowling alley. Watch for all the fun that took place when she... Read more »

R&B Crooner Avant Discusses His New Music, Working With Keke Wyatt & Explains Why He Is A Freak McNasty

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 Avant is 15 years strong in the music industry and always seems to know what the ladies want to hear. He’s proved that time and time again with successful hits like: Separated, My First Love and Read Your Mind He’s now taking his fans on another musical journey with his new album VIII. We got a... Read more »

Luke James Opens Up About Music, Movies & More After His Performance in Chicago [FULL INTERVIEW]

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Luke James opens up about music, movies and more after his performance at The Shrine in Chicago. Videographer/Interview: Zach Gawenda Editor: Kes Wes James Akalaonu   PREVIOUS POST: Rotimi Talks Power And Hitting The “Lotto” [FULL INTERVIEW] IF YOU ENJOYED THIS POST, YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: Jon B. Talks New Music, Old Music & Maintaining... Read more »
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Rotimi Talks Power And Hitting The "Lotto" [FULL INTERVIEW]

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Singer/Actor Rotimi and I catch up to talk about Power and hitting the “Lotto”. Press play to see the full interview! Videographer/Interview: Zach Gawenda Editor: Kes Wes James Akalaonu PREVIOUS POST: “DOPE” Now In Theater’s Nationwide IF YOU ENJOYED THIS POST, YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: Brotherly Love Movie Premiere In Chicago To keep up with... Read more »