iOS app Android app

Kelsey Minor

Harlem Rapper: CashFlow Back to Hip-Hop

Kelsey Minor | Posted 06.23.2015 | Entertainment
Kelsey Minor

Do you remember where you were in the fall of 2002? How about this, do you remember the movie "Brown Sugar" with Sanaa Lathan and Taye Diggs? What about that famous line "When did you fall in love with hip hop?"

J. Drew Sheard: The Long Way Home

Kelsey Minor | Posted 05.27.2015 | Entertainment
Kelsey Minor

His famous last name automatically gets him recognized but J. Drew Sheard definitely holds his own in the music industry. The multi-talented singer and producer has dropped his second EP, appropriately titled "The Long Way Home," and if you have followed his career you can understand why that is the title of the project.

Faith: 20 Years Strong

Kelsey Minor | Posted 05.31.2015 | Entertainment
Kelsey Minor

When you look up the word 'Incomparable' it means "unable to be compared.' It's also the name of the newest album from Faith Evans. The R&B singer from New Jersey has a music career spanning 20 years.

David Lyve: The Music and the Man

Kelsey Minor | Posted 05.11.2015 | Entertainment
Kelsey Minor

I first met David Lyve in the fall when he was a part of a music showcase at SOBs in SoHo here in New York City. When it was his time to hit the stage, the announcer called out his name and he emerged from the crowded room of people playing the strings of his guitar.

Bisexual: The New 'It' Word

Kelsey Minor | Posted 02.24.2015 | Gay Voices
Kelsey Minor

In my talk with David and Ashton I gathered that they are looking to create programs that are not only entertaining but will also educate people on some of the difference that make up or world. The two of them decided to create a production company catered to that.

Black, Male, Mad As Hell

Kelsey Minor | Posted 01.29.2015 | Black Voices
Kelsey Minor

We must listen to each other and we must be willing to hear the difference within each other and seek common ground. We must stop the finger pointing because it gets us nowhere. If we want the change we seek we must all be willing to have and open and honest conversation.

Tweet: The Singer and Her Magic!

Kelsey Minor | Posted 12.28.2014 | Entertainment
Kelsey Minor

On what was a pleasantly warm Sunday Fall night in New York City there was even more heat taking the stage at SOB's in the SoHo neighborhood for R&B Spotlight. Singer Tweet took to the stage with her signature hit 'Boogie 2 Nite' and the crowd went wild.

Fatherless Black Boys: Do You Really Care or Nah?

Kelsey Minor | Posted 09.16.2014 | Black Voices
Kelsey Minor

Not every fatherless black boy ends up running with the local street gang, committing crimes, and living up to no good. I want people to stop using that generalization. It's not fair and it's ignorant.

I Pledge Allegiance to Greed

Kelsey Minor | Posted 07.09.2014 | Money
Kelsey Minor

Imagine sitting on a plane either at the gate or on the runway for five hours. Well it happened to me over the holiday weekend. Not once did a fligh...

Still I Rise!

Kelsey Minor | Posted 07.30.2014 | Black Voices
Kelsey Minor

I remember the day Maya Angelou came into my life. I was a high school student at a boarding school in a rural area of Mississippi. The words of such a great and prolific writer literally came off the pages at me.

What Do We Tell the Children?

Kelsey Minor | Posted 07.16.2014 | Gay Voices
Kelsey Minor

Have we always been a country of whiners and complainers? Follow along with me as I try and navigate the tremendous horror of some of what people have deemed the biggest stories dominating the news headline in the last week.

She's Meelah: An R&B Diva!

Kelsey Minor | Posted 07.07.2014 | Entertainment
Kelsey Minor

Meelah, the former lead singer of the hit '90s girl group 702, hit the stage at R&B Spotlight at SOB's in SoHo. The event brings out some of the best in music, and Meelah is no different. She got the crowd up and pumping first by singing the group's popular song "Steelo

To Chicago With Love

Kelsey Minor | Posted 06.22.2014 | Chicago
Kelsey Minor

The City of Chicago without a doubt would be my first love. That city has given me so much and it pains me to watch the turmoil and unrest brewing in our very own country. What can we all do to change this?

Hate on Me, Hater!

Kelsey Minor | Posted 06.04.2014 | Gay Voices
Kelsey Minor

Mississippi, I want you to know this: Someone has to show you that life should not be about hating. You might have, for the moment, won the battle but the war isn't over.

Why Should I Get Married?

Kelsey Minor | Posted 05.28.2014 | New York
Kelsey Minor

I would first like to go on record and just say I can't recall one single positive marriage story in my personal life. I come from a pretty large fami...

Learning to Love Wade Davis Style

Kelsey Minor | Posted 05.17.2014 | Gay Voices
Kelsey Minor

Former NFL player Wade Davis is consistently growing and evolving. It would take some years before the athlete would get centered and in a space where he was able to love others around him and himself.

Generation "Why-Can't-I-Have-It-Right-Now?!"

Kelsey Minor | Posted 05.07.2014 | Black Voices
Kelsey Minor

It's something I've always known, but since moving to New York City my eyes have really been opened to the truth of a generation that lacks energy, fo...

Celebrities, You Know They Are Just People Too

Kelsey Minor | Posted 04.30.2014 | Entertainment
Kelsey Minor

Whether you're in the public eye or not, we all deserve to spend quality time with our families without being photographed and hounded.

What Black Boys in Chicago Can Learn from Shani Davis

Kelsey Minor | Posted 04.05.2014 | Chicago
Kelsey Minor

With the Winter Olympics about to kick off in Sochi, I came across Chicago native Shani Davis and I thought what an honest and perfect example to boys of color in a city so hampered down by violence.