Everyone is certainly entitled to his or her opinion on Bill Cosby's innocence or lack thereof. Yet, I can only of think of one question: Why bother defending this man when he hardly defends himself?
For the first time the Hollywood Film Awards will air on television and will be hosted by Queen Latifah airing on CBS November 14th. Here are 10 things I learned about Queen Latifah.
Last week was a convenient window for Taylor Swift haters to come out. She pulled her songs from Spotify and now has the only debut album of 2014 to go platinum in one week. Is she a music creator advocate or a savvy business woman? Perhaps she is both.
Rush, 73, has a voice that has only warmed and deepened with age -- he sounds better now than he did 40 years ago.
As I reflect on the life and career of Joan Rivers, I think about the women in the entertainment business who were the firsts and broke new ground. We'll learn about just a few of these pioneering women in this blog post.
I've been keeping my head above those waves for six decades now, learning all the strokes and how to float, too, now and then. So when adversity rears its ugly head, I just take a deep breath...and sing the life song I've learned almost as masterfully, as Lalah Hathaway sang hers.
From fan expectations to pressure to conform, pop/R&B singer Estelle says it isn't always easy to stay true to oneself in the music industry. The Grammy-winning "American Boy" singer, however, refuses to bow to the stress.
Warning to small-minded people: Don't mess with Estelle's gay fans! With choice words for the narrow points-of-view which "seem to run the world," the Grammy-winning singer admitted negative attitudes toward the LGBT community "really bug" her.
You probably know that Jill Scott is a critically acclaimed actress. But you may not know some of the dues she paid to get there. She discovered the hard way that there is no book, nor dummy's guide to dealing with fame in Hollywood.
I've been lucky enough to see Ramblin' Jack twice now, including at the 2013 Newport Folk Festival, where, he surprised Beck on stage to duet on Jimmie Rodgers' "Waiting For A Train."
There are no two ways to splice this story; Lalah Hathaway is, quite simply put, the truth. In a career spanning 25 years she has created some of the most exquisite, sinuous music committed to record.
Critical thinking has been the buzzword in education for a while, but it's not critical or creative thinking. It's critical AND creative thinking.
"I think any musician who can take a piece of music and not just play it but can put themselves and all their passion into it becomes an artist even if it's only them hearing it."
For my music column in a southeastern Massachusetts newspaper, I'd interviewed Johnny three times for -- in 2011, 2013, and most recently in January. He'd played a local venue in our readership area every winter for years.
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So with all the tragic violence in The Middle East today and The Cold War being crudely reheated by Putin, here is one man's naïve but heartfelt playlist for Peace. It may not have much to do with the realities of the situation in Gaza or Ukraine, but as John Lennon once said, "Reality leaves a lot to the imagination."