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Comedy vs. Cancer: Quincy Jones' HBO Comedy Special Embodies the Message of National Cancer Survivors Day

Linda Reinstein | Posted 06.03.2016 | Entertainment
Linda Reinstein

Quincy Jones doesn't look sick. Watching the 32-year-old comedian confidently command a stage, you wouldn't know that he's entering his eleventh month...

Comedian Quincy Jones Plans To 'Burn The Light' On Cancer With HBO Special

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 05.19.2016 | Black Voices

Comedian Quincy Jones is living proof that dreams really do come true, no matter the circumstance. The 32-year-old comic will premiere his HBO comedy ...

Preventing Cancer Through Laughter, Awareness, and Grassroots Action

Linda Reinstein | Posted 04.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Linda Reinstein

If you were given the chance to fulfill one wish before you died, what would you do? Would you tackle a career goal, or maybe meet a celebrity? Would you do something that had a lasting impact on the world, or make people laugh and smile?

Comedian Dying Of Cancer Gets HBO Special

Outspeak | Posted 03.22.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

At 32, Quincy decided that instead of giving up and waiting for the end that he would continue to live his passion: comedy. Despite ongoing chemotherapy, he didn't stop touring because he wants nothing more than to leave behind a comedic legacy that will not be forgotten.

Ellen Makes Terminally Ill Comedian's Dying Wish Come True

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 03.22.2016 | Entertainment

Ellen DeGeneres just made one man's dying wish a reality. On Monday, the talk show host surprised terminally ill comedian Quincy Jones with some grea...

Talking With Xriss Jor: Rocking the WIN Awards and Much More

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 03.10.2016 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

It's fun to meet a new singing sensation. Her name is Xriss Jor, she's got one hell of a voice, and she recently performed as special guest -- at Quin...

Human Highway & Beyond: Conversing with Cameron Crowe, Chatting with Stone Temple Pilots' Dean DeLeo, Plus Mucho Music Exclusives and Off The Wall Gets Spike'd

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.26.2016 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I loved being able to write about Neil Young for Rolling Stone, he was one of the artists I was able to follow through the years."

Aaron Diehl's 'Space Time Continuum'

Ralph A. Miriello | Posted 02.22.2016 | Arts
Ralph A. Miriello

Aaron Diehl is originally from Columbus, Ohio, started playing piano when he was seven years old and has never looked back.

Oscars: Quincy Jones, Kerry Washington Added As Presenters

The Hollywood Reporter | Brennan Williams | Posted 02.02.2016 | Black Voices

The lineup of presenters who will appear at the 88th Oscars is shaping up as an international, multi-ethnic group of performers....

Why Sinatra Is Still Relevant

Byron Williams | Posted 12.11.2015 | Entertainment
Byron Williams

How many couples, some born long after Sinatra's apex, tout "Strangers in the Night" as their anthem? How many jilted lovers have been pacified by "In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning" or "Angel Eyes"?

Quincy Jones Receives Herbie Hancock Humanitarian Award

Philip David Morton | Posted 11.24.2015 | Entertainment
Philip David Morton

Quincy Jones received the Herbie Hancock Humanitarian award from Herbie Hancock himself at the Thelonious Monk Institute's International Jazz Vocals Competitions Award Gala at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood last Sunday night.

Paley Center Honors Quincy Jones, Diahann Carroll At Black Television Tribute

The Los Angeles Times | Brennan Williams | Posted 10.28.2015 | Black Voices

In what seems to be a historic year for diversity on television, increasing the number of people of color in Hollywood continues to be at the center o...

Paley Center To Honor African-Americans On TV With Ava DuVernay, Quincy Jones, More

Variety | Brennan Williams | Posted 10.01.2015 | Black Voices

The Paley Center for Media has announced details for its Hollywood Tribute to African-American Achievements in Television, which will pay homage to no...

Kendrick Lamar & Quincy Jones Bond Over Music And Michael Jackson's 'Thriller'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 09.22.2015 | Black Voices

Hip hop's current "savior," Kendrick Lamar, recently met with one of his longtime musical idols. Following last month's Billboard interview with NWA...

The Global Search for Education: A World of Oppi-tunities!

C. M. Rubin | Posted 05.03.2016 | Education
C. M. Rubin

The Oppi Festival pops up at Leman Manhattan School in NYC on May 15 and 16. When Quincy Jones was chosen to produce "We Are The World" in 1985...

Could Quincy Jones Be Any Cooler In This New Fashion Campaign?

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.08.2015 | Style

We didn't think it was possible but Quincy Jones just got a little more cool. Besides being the producer behind Michael Jackson's "Thriller" and fathe...

EBONY To Honor Top 100 Black Influencers Of 2014

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 11.20.2014 | Black Voices

Ebony Magazine has a history of celebrating influential African Americans. As usual, the magazine's annual 'Power 100' list of standout figures in...

From Bulldogs to Elephant Walks: Chats With Johnny Mathis, Monica Mancini and Anson Williams, Plus Matt Hires Works with RMH

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.14.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Johnny Mathis: I guess you can make it happen by being in the right place at the right time. Who knows.

Lights Go on Part XXVIII: My Favorite Phone Call

Thomas Bähler | Posted 12.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Thomas Bähler

I lived in an 18-foot house trailer when I first went to college. So independent was I... I sucked at it -- but I had to try... Brought my brother'...

'Keep On Keepin' On'

Hermene Hartman | Posted 12.21.2014 | Entertainment
Hermene Hartman

Keep on Keepin' On is a beautiful film about the love of friendship. It is a poetic film about mentoring, loving life and honoring musical talent.

Sasha Bronner

Rob Lowe: 'Living Well Is The Best Revenge' | Sasha Bronner | Posted 10.18.2014 | Entertainment

Rob Lowe, 25 years sober, sat in the Champagne Room at the famed Palladium Theater in Hollywood, California on Friday night, dressed in all black but ...

Netflix's Transformation: Big Data vs. Big Sociology

Markus Giesler | Posted 12.16.2014 | Business
Markus Giesler

"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.

Quincy Jones Holds Court at Keep On Keepin' On 's Premiere

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.03.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The buzz continues for the documentary Keep On Keepin' On, even this early in awards season: this documentary may follow 20 Feet from Stardom to Osca...

How A Jazz Legend Helped A Blind Piano Prodigy Become A Star

Posted 09.25.2014 | Black Voices

The story of pioneering jazz flugelhornist and trumpeter Clark "CT" Terry is highlighted in the inspiring new documentary, “Keep On, Keepin’ On....

Quincy Jones on Keepin' On and Other Pearls of Wisdom

Alex Simon | Posted 11.19.2014 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

Quincy Jones is to music what Steven Spielberg is to film. In a career that has spanned over 60 years, Jones has been a musician, composer, producer, mentor, philanthropist and guiding force that has helped shape the music business, popular culture, and much of society's manners, mores and events.