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Groovin' with saxophonist Michael Blake's "Red Hook Soul"

Ralph A. Miriello | Posted 01.24.2017 | Arts
Ralph A. Miriello

I have followed the career of the Canadian saxophonist Michael Blake ever since I first heard him on the 1998 album Slow Poke at Home, a brilliant, ra...

Gladys Knight sues to remove name from chicken and waffle restaurant

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Brennan Williams | Posted 08.31.2016 | Black Voices

Soul music legend Gladys Knight is asking a judge to remove her name and likeness from her son’s troubled chicken and waffle restaurants, saying the...

Black Girls Rock! Is The Ultimate Celebration Of Sisterhood

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 04.06.2016 | Black Voices

Black Girls Rock! aired on BET Tuesday night, marking a momentous ceremony that commemorated the best of black girl magic. Black women of all ages s...

Gladys Knight Serenades Cop For His Birthday During Traffic Stop

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 03.04.2016 | Black Voices

Gladys Knight made a Pleasant Grove, Utah, police officer's night when she gave him the serenade of a lifetime during a traffic stop. Knight and the ...

Just a Little From Gladys Knight

Dustin Fitzharris | Posted 11.02.2016 | Entertainment
Dustin Fitzharris

At 71, much has happened to the girl who shied away from the spotlight. From her home in Las Vegas Knight opened up about her music, the sadness, yet hope she has for the future and the force that continues to drive her.

Thanks for Checking on Me, Rose

Kathleen Maloney | Posted 11.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Kathleen Maloney

Grief is a normal part of life. While the loss is never replaced, and life events and milestones will forever be bittersweet, there will come a point when you know it's time to move forward and you must give yourself the permission to rebuild your life.

Managing Michael Jackson and More: A Chat with Ron Weisner, Plus William Beckett and Noel Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.24.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Ron Weisner: "When you're involved in the music world that I've been involved with, I was in the record end of it first and then the management next, then the television live concert world, and each relates to each other in a different way."

Wayne Brady Hosts Special Apollo Theater Gala In Style

Posted 06.16.2014 | Black Voices

Last night the Apollo Theater commemorated its 80th anniversary with a special revamped iteration of its prestigious spring gala. Hosted by Emmy Aw...

Apollo Theater Revamps Annual Event Into Birthday Celebration

Posted 05.02.2014 | Black Voices

As this year marks the 80th anniversary of the prestigious Apollo Theater, the iconic venue has decided to revamp its annual Spring Gala into a star-s...

Gladys Knight Drops $2 Million To Restore Abandoned North Carolina School | Posted 02.10.2014 | Celebrity

Gladys Knight is sinking a ton of her own cash into a $2 million project to save a North Carolina landmark, a segregation-era all Black school, with t...

Reissue Roundup 3: The Beatles, Eric Clapton, The Who, Frank Sinatra, CCR and Humble Pie, Plus Keith Chagall's Kennedy Tribute

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.01.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Do The Beatles now collectively have more "previously unreleased" tracks than all of their official albums collectively?

Kia Makarechi

Lenny Kravitz Is Having A Very Good Year | Kia Makarechi | Posted 11.20.2013 | Entertainment

Lenny Kravitz plays Cinna, the stylist to Jennifer Lawrence's Katniss Everdeen, in "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," but for many of the months befor...

NYC-ARTS Top Five: Gladys Knight & The O'Jays, Shakespeare in the Parking Lot

NYC-ARTS | Posted 10.13.2013 | New York

Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. The NYC-ARTS top five is your cheat sheet to what's hot before it hits the radar. Get the top five in your inbox e...

Taraji Celebrates '365Black' With McDonalds

Posted 07.15.2013 | Black Voices

Among this year's many festivities taking place in New Orleans during the Essence Music Festival, the 10th Annual McDonald’s 365Black Awards were h...

Gladys Knight's Glamorous Style

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.29.2013 | Black Voices

There's no denying Gladys Knight's place as one of music's most iconic singers. Songs like "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" and "Midnight Train To G...

Nicole Henry Redefines the '70s With Her Latest CD, So Good, So Right

Sean Martinfield | Posted 07.17.2013 | Arts
Sean Martinfield

There is nothing better than a live recording which captures the shine and pizzazz of a performer in real time. Jazz diva Nicole Henry's latest CD, So Good, So Right, takes us front and center at Feinstein's at Loews Regency, New York City.

Conversations With Emeli Sandé and Tanita Tikaram, Plus Beth Hart's Video Exclusive "Over You"

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.10.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


Naughty But Nice Rob

Star Jones, Gladys Knight Attack Paris Jackson | Naughty But Nice Rob | Posted 07.28.2012 | Celebrity

While Paris Jackson has been keeping the world up to date on everything that has been going on with her family's recent drama, several stars, includin...

Gladys Knight On Paris Jackson: 'She Wouldn't Have Any Teeth'

Posted 07.25.2012 | Black Voices

It’s drama, that’s what it is. If you lived up under the microscope as this family does, everybody has dysfunctionality in their families, either ...

2012 Billboard Music Awards: Best-Dressed Stars (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.21.2012 | Black Voices

The stars were out and shining Sunday night for the 2012 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas. Despite our red carpet faves like Beyonce, Rihanna an...

Gladys Knight Reflects On Her 'Dancing With The Stars' Experience

Posted 04.25.2012 | TV

The morning after Gladys Knight was voted off "Dancing With The Stars," she stopped by "GMA" to reflect on her experience. Robin Roberts asked "the...

Gladys Knight Eliminated From 'Dancing With The Stars' 60 Pounds Lighter

Posted 04.25.2012 | Healthy Living

Motown legend Gladys Knight said goodbye on "Dancing With The Stars" this week, the sixth of the hit ABC competition. And while the soul singer may ha...

Another 'Dancing With The Stars' Favorite Gets Eliminated

Posted 04.25.2012 | TV

Another week, another intense dance duel. But after six weeks, it was finally time to say goodbye to a "Dancing With the Stars" fan favorite. Glady...

'Dancing With The Stars' Recap: Things Get Horizontal

Crystal Bell | Posted 06.23.2012 | TV
Crystal Bell

William Levy and partner Cheryl Burke ended up getting horizontal on the dance floor, but Disney star Roson Fegan's attempt at being sexy may have just cost him the competition.

'Dancing With The Stars' Recap: William Levy Sets The Ballroom On Fire

Crystal Bell | Posted 06.16.2012 | TV
Crystal Bell

Ay dios mio! The fire has finally returned to the ballroom, thanks to William Levy and his one-man bachelorette party, but one couple managed to steal the show with a steamy kiss.