VIDEO: How Gospel Singer Jessica Reedy Battled Depression


Former BET's Sunday Best runner up and gospel singer Jessica Reedy is dominating the music industry. First, Reedy debuted at #1 on Billboard's Gospel Album charts with her record The Heart. Now the musician is climbing the Billboard Hot 100 Chart with her latest album, Transparent. While it may seem … [Read more...]

The Story Behind the ALS “Ice Bucket Challenge”


Social Media, the recent home of all kinds of challenges, the "Cinnamon Challenge" , "Gospel Challenge" and the stupidest of all, the "Fire Challenge". When I think of challenge I think of difficult, daring or to engage in competition and by now most of us have heard of or done the ALS "Ice Bucket … [Read more...]

BET Co-Founder Sheila Johnson, Ashamed of BET


Black Entertainment Television, which Sheila Crump Johnson and her husband Bob started three decades ago with $15,000 in seed money and a $500,000 investment from media mogul John Malone, made her one of wealthiest women in America. Sheila and Bob pocketed $1.3 billion When Viacom bought them out … [Read more...]

Soul Train Awards Adds Best Indie R&B/Soul Category

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The addition of the Soul Train Award for Best Independent R&B/Soul Artist … [Read more...]

2012 Soul Train Awards: R. Kelly Makin’ History


R. Kelly has been nominated for two Soul Train Awards this year - the Ashford & Simpson … [Read more...]

Diggy Simmons Lands BET TV Movie


Looks like Diggy Simmons has landed a two-hour movie deal on BET. The project is being developed by Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil, the creators of The Game, Sparkle and Being  Mary Jane. Read more about the project at … [Read more...]