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*50 Cent hit up social media on Wednesday to troll Floyd Mayweather for his comments about Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs’ sexual assault allegations. Mayweather appeared on The Pivot Podcast and explained why he refuses to criticize Diddy following rape accusations. “I’m not gonna speak bad about P. Diddy,” the retired boxer... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-22
*Family members of Wendy Williams are speaking out about her health ahead of Lifetime’s new documentary, “Where Is Wendy Williams?” Wendy’s sister, Wanda Finnie, and niece, Alex Finnie, tell People that Williams is “in a wellness, healing type of environment.” to address cognitive issues. Wendy’s medical care team announced today that... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-22
Many of us ponder over who to celebrate love with…Did you know that phones may play a role? 70% of singles say they would rather date someone with an iPhone over an Android device. And so the ‘blue versus green’ battle continues! To address this dating faux pas, Google has... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-22
* Wendy Williams’ medical care team has announced that she was diagnosed with primary progressive aphasia and frontotemporal dementia (FTD). “Wendy is still able to do many things for herself,” the team said, People reports. “Most importantly she maintains her trademark sense of humor and is receiving the care she... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-22
*On Feb. 21, the California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) held a press conference at the State Capitol organized to introduce a package of reparations legislation the lawmakers call “a starting point” to atone for the state’s legacy of discrimination.  All 12 members of the CLBC were present to explain their... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-22
*We have an exclusive clip from National Geographic’s “GENIUS: MLK/X” starring Kelvin Harrison Jr. as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Aaron Pierre as Malcolm X. This latest installment of the award-winning ‘GENIUS’ franchise focuses on Dr. King and Malcolm X and how their dueling philosophies helped usher America through... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-22
*Tiffany Haddish is facing backlash for taking an “educational trip” to Israel amid the Hamas conflict, which has left over 30,000 Palestinians dead.  Haddish had a Bat Mitzvah at 40 when she learned she was Jewish. She went live on Instagram during a 16-hour flight to Israel and told fans... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-22
*For the first time in history, one of the most extensive plantations associated with a slave revolt in Louisiana is now Black-owned. More than two centuries ago, numerous enslaved individuals fled a plantation in LaPlace, embarking on a march along the Mississippi River toward New Orleans. Today, the site of... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-22
*Black entrepreneur Silas White owned the land where the Viceroy Hotel in Santa Monica now stands. He died in 1962, four years after the city acquired the property through eminent domain. White’s descendants now call on the city to return the land to the family.  NBC Los Angeles reports that... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-22
*Former NBA player Matt Barnes is out as an analyst for the Sacramento Kings television after he had an incident with a student announcer. The move comes weeks after Barnes confronted a student play-by-play announcer at a high school basketball game in Los Angeles, Awful Announcing reports.  The incident occurred... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-22
*Angel Reese’s request to trademark her “Bayou Barbie” nickname was denied by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, citing a conflict with the Mattel-owned Barbie doll brand. An attorney for the LSU star, Darren Heitner, said they would not appeal the decision. “We discussed internally and determined that it was... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-22
*BALTIMORE (WMAR) — An adult high school that opened up in Baltimore late last year is exceeding expectations. It’s a huge opportunity for the estimated 80,000 Baltimore residents who don’t have their high school diplomas. In just three months after opening its doors, the Goodwill Baltimore Excel Center has already... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-22
*“I work with kids helping them find their path,” said philanthropist/filmmaker/author Nicole Butler about the reason for publishing her new book “Imagine Becoming a…” (A&B Productions). “The book is based on what I do with the kids at my nonprofit. After training…I find a platform to showcase their talents. They... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-22
*Months after the end of their popular Showtime series, The Kid Mero is revealing the reason for his split with his former partner Desus Nice. According to the media fixture, the parting came amid Mero (born Joel Martinez) realizing that he and Desus (born Daniel Baker) were in “two different... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-21
*OK, here’s the deal. Those recent reports saying that Kelly Rowland‘s departure from the set of “Today” was allegedly due to relentless questioning about Beyoncé,  are bogus according to well-placed sources. Insiders familiar with the situation told TMZ that Rowland arrived on set last Friday just before 8 AM, already... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-21

For TaMyya it all began in her childhood hometown of Willingboro, NJ. Singing in church became a regular part of her life at an early age. It wasn’t until 1998, at the age of 14, when TaMyya’s introduction to the professional music industry would solidify her career choice and inspire a dream. She along with four other teens, collectively known as “Praise”, […]

Few people possess a voice that can usher an audience into the presence of God with more joy and immediacy than Dottie Peoples. Dottie is blessed with a soulful passionate voice and an unbridled love for the Lord and her fellow man. Dottie Peoples is an electrifying presence on stage that turns any concert into an all out revival. Her gifts for teaching, signing and summoning the Holy Spirit flow powerfully on her nationally syndicated radio show “Dottie’s Praise House”. Dottie’s “Praise House” is a fast paced radio show that features interviews with some of the biggest stars in the Gospel Music Industry. The show entertains as well as informs listeners through several strategically placed features.

As a legendary Gospel icon, he continues his mission to “Preserve Traditional Gospel Music” (PTGM) with his syndicated radio show, “Down Home Gospel with Melvin Williams” that airs on more than 52 radio stations across the nation. Melvin had the honor to record the last interview with gospel great, Clarence Fountain of the Blind Boys of Alabama before his untimely passing as they planned to record a duet together in support of the PTGM project. As Melvin states, “Traditional Gospel Music is the roots, the rock, the foundation of our Heritage, America’s Heritage” and he captures the essence of this mission with his newly released LIVE Recorded Acoustic CD project titled “Down Home Gospel.” Melvin’s rendition of Mahalia Jackson’s “How I Got Over” solidifies his raw, God-given talent as he accompanies his vocals on his acoustic guitar. The CD also features Melvin’s version of the classic “Go Down Moses,” which was described as “a Santana-esque Spanish guitar and Mavis Staples performance all rolled into one” by Don Allan Mitchell, Chair of Language & Literature at Delta State University, at two recent GRAMMY Museum concerts in Los Angeles and Mississippi. Melvin Williams plays the guitar in vassapoo, that is., playing a right-handed guitar upside down and backwards with his left hand thereby the strings are upside-down chords also known as “Open E.” He is part of an extraordinary group of musicians and artists, for example., Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, Al McKay (formerly of Earth Wind & Fire), Jonathan Butler, Billy Ray Cyrus, Cesar Rosas (formerly of Los Lobas), Dick Dale (the King of Surfer Music), Kurt Cobain, Bobby Womack, Seal, Jimi Hendrix, Justin Bieber, and Albert King, Sr, to name a few.

She has been called “the Rose of Gospel,” “the church girl,” and “evangelist” but more than anything else, three time Grammy award winner Dorinda Clark Cole is a fired up sister for Christ and one of the most gifted vocalists in the music world today.

Tracy is a STELLAR Award winning broadcaster known for her programming and on air excellence. Tracy is one of the most respected personalities in the Gospel music arena. Her midday digital fan-base is massive. Tracy delivers a smooth large market persona while maintaining an especially intimate connection with her listeners. Tracy shares inspirational thoughts intertwined with the latest gospel music and industry news.

“On Stage” with Earl Bynum focuses on some of the most talented up and coming recording artists in the industry. Earl Bynum’s “On Stage” provides a national platform for amazing artists...it’s a great place to discover what’s next in gospel music. Earl Bynum is a Stellar Gospel Music Award winning artist, songwriter, producer, composer and choir director. He is known as “Mr. International” as he travels the world bringing Gospel music to the multitudes.

“NEVER MISS A BEAT” Hosted By Tamyya J Never Miss A Beat count downs the top Gospel & Inspirational hits in the industry. Tamyya J delivers a fresh new approach to count down shows. Her show features upbeat, urban songs that glorify God. She interviews musical guest and keeps you up to date with what's going on in the music industry and in the lives of popular music artists. Tamyya J is an Artist, Producer, Song Writer and Radio Host. Never Missed A Beat is a weekly count down of the ten hottest songs in Gospel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s8IM2wKfegc

[wp-rss-aggregator sources="7230"]   Mike’s energetic and informing morning show has won him the coveted 2017 Stellar Gospel Music Award for Excellence In Radio. The “Mike Chandler & Friends Morning Show” highlights leading thinkers and personalities in the faith based community. The music mix features the best in contemporary, traditional and old school Gospel. As CEO of the organization, Mike also provides the vision and leadership for Rejoice! Musical Soul Food Network.

Dr. Tim Tooten Sr. has shared Maryland's stories as a journalist for WBAL-TV 11 News since 1988. He is Baltimore's only full-time education reporter. Tim began his broadcasting career in 1976 as a high school disc jockey in his native Live Oak, Fla. From there, he gained reporting experience in Washington, D.C., and West Virginia. Among the highlights of his reporting assignments include a half-hour documentary shot in Liberia, West Africa, called "Africa's Maryland." The documentary prompted Maryland's governor to sign an extensive cultural, educational and financial sister city agreement with two counties in the Republic of Liberia. Tim was honored with a prestigious National Headliner Award for his "East is East" documentary, which profiled life as an African-American growing up on Maryland's Eastern Shore. He also won an Associated Press award for his undercover investigative series of reports on the history of discriminatory practices in the private clubs in West Virginia. In addition to his broadcasting achievements, Tim is particularly proud of sharing the "good news" as pastor and founder of Harvest Christian Ministries in Baltimore, a non-denominational church. Tim holds a Doctor of Ministry degree (D.Min.) from Virginia Seminary in Lynchburg. He also received his Master of Arts degree from St. Mary's Seminary and University Ecumenical Institute of Theology in Baltimore, the country's oldest Catholic seminary. Tim graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in communications. He remains active in his community, employed as an affiliate broadcasting professor at Loyola University Maryland, and as a mentor to African-American men at Perry Hall High School. He is a member of the board for the Maryland Bible Society. Tim is married and is the father of three children and two grandchildren.

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