Fans, celebrities, musicians, all paid homage to the legacy of the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin today after the news surfaced of her passing. Related: Clive Davis, Diana Ross & More React to Aretha Franklin’s Death Today on 100.3 WRNB, Dyana Williams joined Karen Vaughn as we paid homage through memories, listener call ins, and your […]

Damon Dash, former business partner with Jay-Z released a video yesterday on his Instagram page. Damon can be seen arguing with West Philly’s own, Lee Daniels. Lee has given us movies like Precious, TV shows like Empire and Stars. Damon says that Lee owes him $2 million. Dame Dash on the money Lee Daniels […]

When talent manager Troy Carter and Eve parted ways after seven years, he lost everything. He overcame adversities, established the Atom Factory, signed Lady Gaga as his first client and over the course of seventeen years, became one of the most powerful managers in the entertainment business. He represented everyone from John Legend to Meghan Trainor. […]

Trenton native and accomplished actress, Carrie Compere stars as Sophia in the Color Purple and is among the outstanding cast of the Tony award winning musical, (based on the Alice Walker Pulitzer Prize novel and popular film). The Color Purple is the story of an abused teenager, Celie, forced by her mean father to marry an abusive […]

Philly pride for Temple University alum and former member of the platinum singing duo, Zhane’ (Hey Mister DJ) Jean Baylor and her husband of over 15 years, drummer Marcus Baylor (previously with the Yellowjackets) garnered two GRAMMY nominations for their debut cd, “The Journey”. The couple are nominated for best jazz vocal album and best traditional […]

OWN Network features Peabo Bryson & His Wife On Checked Inn TONIGHT! Superstar balladeer/songwriter, Peabo Bryson and his wife Tanya, are featured in the new OWN network reality show, “Checked Inn” premiering tonight at 10pm. Owner/Chief Enjoyment Officer, of Akwaaba Bed and Breakfast Inns, Monique Greenwood and Melody Short, Director of Operations and Marketing, are two of the featured cast members and share […]

Historian, educator, host of Finding Your Roots on PBS, and author, Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr., has released his 40th book, 100 Amazing Facts About the Negro (Pantheon).  Inspiration for the book came from Pittsburgh Courier journalist, Joel Augustus Rogers, and his 1934 release, 100 Amazing Facts About the Negro With Complete Proof: A Short Cut to […]

via While NYC is the one and only birthplace of hip hop, Philadelphia has long since been one of the most important stops for artists looking to prove that they had what it takes to make it on the national stage. “The City of Brotherly Love” also holds the distinction of being home to Schooly-D […]

Vote on the Battle of the Best for Sunday February 12th 2017 as I feature songs from artist who have won NUMEROUS Grammy’s against artist that have NOT won a single Grammy.


It has been almost 2 months since Colin Kaepernick first protested the National Anthem and more celebrates are taking a stance as well. S8 formally known as Shawn Stockman, of the legendary group Boyz II Men, understands the message behind the protest and wants to help enlighten others. S8 starts off singing the National Anthem as […]

Stellar Award winner and gifted luminary Kim Burrell will be righteously celebrated by an all-star collective of artists during the Essence Festival .   The Annual Day of Praise and Inspiration will take place Sunday July 5, 2015 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Smokie Norful, Marvin Sapp, Dorinda Clark-Cole, Jonathan […]