VASHAWN MITCHELL’S SMASH SONG ‘JOY’ HITS NUMBER ONE ON MEDIABASE GOSPEL CHART Mitchell Tapped To Perform #1 Song on 32nd Annual Stellar Awards February 14, 2017 (Nashville, TN) — GRAMMY®-nominated hitmaker VaShawn Mitchell celebrates another number-one single this week as “Joy” climbs to the top spot on the Mediabase Gospel Chart. The song is the lead single from his new album, Secret Place: Live In South Africa, which earned Mitchell his first #1 debut on the Billboard Top Gospel Albums chart when it was released in November of 2016. The truly “joyous” song from the multiple-award-winner was recorded during an extraordinary night of worship in SouthRead More →

BET Networks and American Black Film Festival (ABFF)’s “BET Presents the American Black Film Festival Honors” is thrilled to announce that Viola Davis, Lee Daniels, Common, Morris Chestnut are confirmed to present during the annual ceremony taping in Los Angeles on Friday, February 17th. Also, set to take the stage are Maxwell and Dionne Farris, who will woo the audience with sultry performances. ABFF Honors’ mission is to celebrate Black culture by honoring individuals, movies and television shows that have had a significant impact on American entertainment. “BET Presents the American Black Film Festival Honors” airs on BET and Centric on Wednesday, February 22nd atRead More →

TV One welcomes David and Tamela Mann to the network as they embark on a new chapter and give viewers a glimpse into the drama, intrigue, faith and laughter that will ensue in their new reality docu-series called The Manns. The announcement was made today by TV One SVP of Programming and Production D’Angela Proctor. The new one-hour show, currently in production in Texas, will join the network schedule in Q2 2017 “We are excited to have David, Tamela and The Mann family join TV One because they represent the best of R.E.A.L – relatable, engaging, authentic and loving,” said Proctor. “The Manns are a greatRead More →

NO apologies are needed as far as I’m concerned regarding Adele and her request for a do-over when performing the tribute to the late George Michael. She had a rocky start and felt that she needed to start over. I’m totally with her on this. Damn what folks think or how it may have appeared… sometimes you gotta start again to get it right! I applaud her for that. What are your thoughts?  Read More →

I just stopped by real quick to say, you can love her or hate her…BEYONCE did her thang (yes, I said thang) tonight. Her performance paying homage to women and mothers was FLAWLESS, do you hear me? Her speech for her win for Lemonade shut down all the naysayers. There was a method to her madness folks. Every move she made at the Super Bowl, her Lemonade album, her photo shoot with the announcing of her twins was calculated. As she explained, it wasn’t for you… ultimately all her actions were for her children…her legacy. It was about creating positive examples ya’ll. But we knewRead More →

Shout to Chance Rapper who won two Grammys this evening as “Best New Artist.” He proudly gave GOD all the glory for his success and when the time limit music cued to give him a warning to wrap up, Chance made sure he finished his proclamation of the LORD with music still going. “I want to thank GOD for everything that HE accomplished for me and went through with me…”  That’s right! Don’t let nobody interrupt your praise on or off the stage!!Read More →

2017 is the year of “Getting Things Done!”  All the previous years that we’ve spent planning, plotting and proposing goals… it is now time to ACTIVATE the plan.  The key to this however is making sure that you are on the same page as the LORD.  You can’t move ahead of HIM. If you’ve been in the WORD and you’ve been allowing HIM to order your steps in relationship to your goals, then it is time to put this plan into action. GOD told me years ago to “move” in my purpose of sharing HIS love through creative writing and communications.  I started out strong initially,Read More →