After speaking to her uncle Hugh Masekela, Somi decided that she wanted to go to Lagos, Nigeria, a trip that inspired her new album, The Lagos Music Salon.
Michael Jackson said it best in his 1988 hit song "Man in The Mirror" -- "I'm starting with the man in the mirror; I'm asking him to change his ways."...
Just as we turn to celebrities for new trends to name our children, we also look toward them to see what outrageous names they have picked this time around. From Apple to Zahara, Mallory Moss presents the best and worst celebrity baby names of all time.
Chatting with Donny Osmond, Melissa Manchester, Louise Goffin, Meitel and Rumer.
Both Robin and Joan knew that, in a world of terrorists, trauma, financial hardships and upheaval, humor is an indispensable tonic to our troubles.
Bickram Ghosh: When the three of us sat together we realized that there was a palpable chemistry and we were even able to create the song "Jal De" in record time which then was used to create a reference mood by Mr. Malik when he started shooting.
Thank God for Donny Osmond. Sometimes we need wholesome! And, when I say 'we,' I mean... the immediate world at large. Not many people can say they have lasted 50 years in a fickle entertainment business. Donny Osmond has done just that.
I present to you the top seven worst Christmas gifts I have ever received, and seven improved options that I totally wish I'd received instead. Please slip this hint list under Santa's door, affixed to a bottle of rum so he doesn't miss it.
It is unimportant whether we agree with the decision of the grand jury or the juries of future trials and the actions of special investigations. The United States is a nation of laws, and the grand jury has spoken for now. We need to move forward in a peaceful, thoughtful and lawful manner.
This is an excerpt from the forthcoming book, Field Notes from a Music Biz Life.
Referring to the role of the artist, he said, "If he just follows the leader and accepts what's been done before, naturally, that can be brought to a very high skill. But if he wants to change it in some way and do it differently, then it jumps up to the major league." To Gene, Michael Jackson was one who made this leap.
Weird Al has two releases coming up--a twenty-fifth anniversary edition of UHF and also The Compleat Al. Here he explains why there's the sudden Al-Fest.
Talking to Michael Jackson was my first stretch goal -- something so big and so unlikely that most people wouldn't bother going after it. Unbeknownst to me at the time, that 45-minute call was one of the most important conversations of my life. It shaped me to be fearless and tenacious in pursuit of my goals.
"House of Cards" and Netflix's other original formats have an important role to play in reshaping consumers and consumption patterns in ways that enable the successful shift from Netflix, the streaming service to Netflix, the content provider.
I often figure those who know me from PTA or the bus stop or the grocery store would naturally assume I would condemn criminals and bad guys and extremists of every sort, but apparently, since I'm Muslim, the condemnation has to be signed, sealed and delivered to make it stick.