Category Archives: Featured Articles

  • Feeling Alright at the Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival

    Oct 20, 14 by Ricky Richardson Leave a comment

    *New Orleans – It’s a Blues Thang! Local, national and international blues music lovers united and gathered in Lafayette Square Park for the annual Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival. Attendees were unified for why they gathered for this popular festival, Blues, Grooves, Brews and BBQ. The Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival is another […]

  • Mother Love Ready to Return to TV

    Oct 20, 14 by LaRita "Jazzy Rita" Shelby Leave a comment

    *Talk show host, author, comedian, actress and humanitarian Mother Love is putting her fans on notice that she is poised to make a return to television. In 1998 Mother Love transitioned from her radio career into syndicated television when she hosted the show Forgive Or Forget. Just two years later Mother Love was back in […]

  • 2014 Jazz in the Park: New Orleans

    Oct 19, 14 by Ricky Richardson Leave a comment

    *New Orleans  – I envy residents of New Orleans. It seems like the concerts and festival season are all threaded together. There are so many events taking place throughout the City on any given day, as well as various events, concerts festivals taken place on the weekends. Imagine my excitement at the prospect of visiting […]

  • David Mitchell: What Constitutes a Musical Genius?

    Oct 17, 14 by David Mitchell Leave a comment

    *Of late, I’ve been getting into these passionate debates with many of my fellow music industry peers – some much younger than me, others 40 and up – about who or what is a musical genius. I’ve said for some time that I wanted to draft an essay from what I’d like to think is […]

  • College Bound! Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Holds 2nd Annual African American College Planning Conference (Part 1)

    Oct 16, 14 by Brainuser1 Leave a comment

    *It’s not new news that African American students don’t have access to the same information on how to get into the college of their choice as non-minority students. Because of this, many students with the desire to go to college, and even the grades that would help get them there, find themselves frustrated and lose […]

  • ‘Beyond the Lights’ Director and Star Discuss New Film

    Oct 7, 14 by Ricardo A. Hazell Leave a comment

    *After seeing the new Gina Prince-Bythewood film Beyond the Lights as it was screened at the 18th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival early in September it is clear to us that the storyline is as original as it is necessary in these times of accelerated pop stardom and the undisclosed hardships that haunt many who chose […]