Posts tagged "toi talese"

Chicago Loves Eric Roberson!

Chicago Loves Eric Roberson!
When Eric Roberson hits the stage he carries such a charisma, that the energy dances through the atmosphere. His vocal range and intonations make his lyrics even sweeter in a live and intimate performance. A Chicago favorite, Erro, his band, and Blue Erro Soul/Purpose Music Group/eOne Music team came through the Chi last week for... Read more »

Little Black Pearl = Black:unplugged

Terri Lyne Carrington, Dianne Reeves, Monica Haslip, Dr. Angela Davis, Tia Fuller, and Nona Hendryx

Photos by: John Broughton
“Trust yourselves. Trust your vision. Trust your creativity. Trust your imagination.” -Dr. Angela Davis Dating back to the days of the Harlem Renaissance along with the B.A.M. (Black Arts Movement) era, the arts have been the expression route of Black people. Through dance, music, theater, and poetry, the creative and performance arts have given us... Read more »

Idris Elba + 3 Chi Chics = Milk+Honey Baby!

Idris Elba + 3 Chi Chics = Milk+Honey Baby!
Go. The vision and discussion started years ago—the drive has been maturing naturally from birth. Chicago natives, Jeanette McDuffie, Dana Gills, and Asha Kamali May stepped out on faith and a dream and headed to Los Angeles years ago, to build their reality in love, hopes, and dreams. Each in their respective entertainment industry entities,... Read more »
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The Motto: Love,Peace, & Soul.

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We were all truly hit with a blow this morning with reports of Soul Train Creator Don Cornelius’ s alleged suicide. And this is day one of Black History Month, what a way it to start off, huh? It is disheartening to see a huge contribution to Black History and creatives gone. In 2010,  Cornelius... Read more »

GEANCO FOUNDATION: $60,000 Closer To A Dream Come True!

Syesha Mercado performs at the Health and Hope for Africa concert gala at the Museum of Science and Industry on December 3, 2011
                   H E A L T H  &   H O P E A selfless act of fundraising, building, and providing support to those who may never experience the material enhances and privileges that some of us may have the opportunities to possess, truly goes a long way. The greatest risk people can ever take is... Read more »

Carl Thomas! 'Conquer' of Emotion

Carl Thomas! 'Conquer' of Emotion
  There’s something about the smooth richness of R&B recording artist, Carl Thomas’ voice that stimulates the ear and rattles the soul. His tone is filled with emotion and releases soothing harmonies. It just feels good. For those who may need to become reacquainted with the multi-platinum selling singer/songwriter, after signing with Bad Boy Entertainment... Read more »
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M.E.D.I.A. Girls!

M.E.D.I.A. Girls!
People didn’t grab on to Beyonce’s song when she hit radio airwaves with “Girls (Who Run The World)”, the initial single off of her latest album, 4. But within the beats, hard-hitting drums, snares, and kicks, were lyrics of empowerment and praise of a beautiful specie: women. And now, the song has become the backdrop... Read more »

CARESS SAHURA PERFORMS ERYKAH BADU THE HEALER

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  Chicago-bred and soulfully jazzed influenced, Caress Sahura is hitting stages around Chicago and beyond. Next week she’ll be lighting the stage as Smooth Jazz Entertainment (http://www.smoothjazzentertainment.net) presents Stella’s Starlight at the elegant Galleria Unico (http://galleriaunicochicago.com) on Friday, September 30th. The showcase will provide a live experience with the sultry vocalist that will dive into... Read more »

Deee-Troit has Crazy Talent! Monica Blaire

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Monica Blaire…Straight from the 313 (Detroit) In April, I headed back to Detroit, in and out flight, to experience her live show. One word: Dope. Big ups to my homie, Stephen (TheeStefLuva- http://theeblogluva.wordpress.com/) for putting me on! Want more? http://www.soultracks.com/Monica_Blaire   -So S.I.C. *toi talese*
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FOODIES UNITE! StreetFood Artistry

FOODIES UNITE! StreetFood Artistry
To have an idea is one thing. To build upon that idea and formulate a strategic plan of action and execution takes a strong visionary with the ability to succeed through trial and error. To the extent, that they then become creators and innovators. Such is perceived when speaking with business-savvy ladies Patrice Perkins and... Read more »