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  • New Book! ‘Diana Ross Reflections’

    Jun 29, 15 by Larry Buford Leave a comment


    *Fans are raving about it! Just when you thought you knew everything about Motown star Diana Ross, out comes a new book, “Diana Ross Reflections” (210 pages; New Haven Publishing Ltd) with new details and rare photos of the music legend. Author Ian Phillips examines all of Ms. Ross’ recording work from The Primettes (before […]

  • Allison Semmes IS Diana Ross in ‘Motown the Musical’ (Touring Version)

    Jun 7, 15 by Don Saint-James Leave a comment


    *It’s not difficult to find songstress/actress Allison Semmes these days.  Just follow the hot national touring trail of Broadway’s “Motown The Musical” and catch Semmes’ riveting portrayal of iconic singer Diana Ross. The stage production, which stars Semmes, musically and artistically chronicles the epic rise of Motown Records from its humble 1959 beginnings in Detroit, […]

  • Taraji Wants Diana Ross, Billy Dee Williams as Cookie’s Parents (Video)

    Jun 3, 15 by EURPublisher01 5 Comments


    *Taraji P. Henson gave Us Weekly a wish list of guest stars she’d like to see on Season 2 of “Empire,” but the actress got quite specific when it came to who she wants as Cookie’s mama and daddy. “My wish would be for Diana Ross and Billy Dee Williams to play my parents,” she said. “I […]

  • Sheryl Lee Ralph Reminisces Over Meeting Diana Ross at the Height of ‘Dreamgirls’ Popularity

    May 17, 15 by Qwest7 2 Comments


    *For many people, Sheryl Lee Ralph will always be associated with the hit Broadway play “Dreamgirls.” With sold out shows, chart-topping single and six Tony awards collected out of the 13 nominations, it’s safe to say that the production was must-see in the ‘80s. And Ralph was in the center of it all, playing the […]

  • Throwback Thursday: Remember These Great Diana Ross Interviews? (Watch)

    May 7, 15 by Brainuser1 Leave a comment


    *In honor of “Throwback Thursday” and the recent arrival of Motown The Musical in the City of Angels (I know, whoever came up with that term obviously didn’t spend much time in L.A. … but I digress!) It is my extreme honor to go back to the archives and pull up interviews of one of […]

  • ‘Motown The Musical’ Earns Millions from National Tour

    May 6, 15 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *The Motown sound still captivates music lovers as the play based on the famous label’s rise to prominence is killing it around the country. AlwaysAList.com reports that “Motown The Musical” is in the midst of a successful tour. The hit theatrical production has recouped its $8.5 million dollar capitalization cost in less than ten months […]