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[NEW MUSIC] Anita Wilson on Launching Her Own Label, New Music and Eating Healthy

Recently I sat down with Grammy nominated singer Anita Wilson. Originally from East St. Louis, Illinois, Anita began her musical journey as a member of the award winning group Donald Lawerence & CO. The New York Times named her debut album, “Worship Soul,” one of the top-ten albums of 2012 across all genres. She’s currently […]

Spike Lee at Essence Fest MOVIE/TV

[VIDEO] Netflix Has ‘She’s Gotta Have It’. Is A ‘School Daze’ Remake Next For Spike Lee?

I spoke with Spike Lee during Essence Fest about his classic, She’s Gotta Have It coming to Netflix. The 10-episode series is a contemporary update of Spike Lee’s revolutionary debut independent film. She’s Gotta Have It centers on Nola Darling, a Brooklyn-based artist in her late twenties struggling to define herself and divide her time […]

WOMEN

[VIDEO] Niecy Nash On How She Got SNATCHED!

This year at ESSENCE Fest in New Orleans, Niecy Nash showed up with the waist of a college student! Her ‘Claws’ co-star Karruche was there to chime in on how great she looks. Watch as Niecy tells us how she got summertime fine!! Photo: Paras Griffin/Getty Images

MUSIC

[VIDEO] Kim Burrell’s Surprise Performance at ESSENCE Fest!

Don’t count Kim Burrell out! Over the weekend at Essence Fest, she made a huge surprise performance. Jubilee Mag was front and center to witness it all. As she was introduced, a crowd of thousands jumped to their feet and cell phones flew in the air recording! Kim has been proclaimed by countless phenomenal singers […]

MC Lyte on getting married GOD

[ESSENCE FEST EXCLUSIVE] MC Lyte On Marrying A Man of God! And Now A Baby?

In case you missed it, MC Lyte is a married woman! And not just to any man. She’s married to a man of God who is the man of her dreams. This past weekend at Essence Fest, we were in the building when MC Lyte had to do a praise dance for how good God […]


 
 

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MUSIC

Erica Campbell, Kiki Wyatt, Willie Moore Jr. and More at the 25th Annual Trumpet Awards

Posted  January 29, 2017  by  Kim Ford

Black-ish, Angie Tribeca star and two-time EMMY® nominated writer and actor Deon Cole and Rosewood, The Real Husbands of Hollywood and seven-time NAACP Image Award nominated actress Nicole Ari Parker host an exciting night of inspiration, history and crowd-rousing performances at the 25th Annual Trumpet Awards, the prestigious annual event celebrating African-American achievements and contributions, […]

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MUSIC

Yolanda Adams, 112, Tank and More Honor Marvin Sapp at BMI Gospel Trailblazers Honors

Posted  January 29, 2017  by  Kim Ford

BMI celebrated the best and brightest in gospel music during its 18th annual Trailblazers of Gospel Music Honors at the Rialto Center for the Arts in Atlanta, GA. The night paid tribute to iconic gospel singer-songwriter Marvin Sapp and was hosted for the second consecutive year by previous Trailblazer recipient and renowned gospel singer-songwriter Yolanda […]

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MEN

Jill Scott, Bryan Michael Cox and More Attend The Made Man Awards & Suit Drive

Posted  January 27, 2017  by  Kim Ford

Last night, hundreds gathered to attend The Made Man red carpet awards reception in Atlanta presented by Blueprint Global Group, 100 Black Men of America, Morehouse Alumni Association and Upscale Magazine. The Made Man awards is an international multi-market corporate and community initiative designed to showcase philanthropy and honor the extraordinary achievements of notable African […]

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“The New Edition Story” Is Everything You Think It Is

Posted  January 25, 2017  by  Kim Ford

Recently Jubilee Mag was invited by BET to attend the private screening of The New Edition Story. New Edition was the first concert I ever attended, so I was TOO excited to be a part of this celebration! New Edition laid the foundation for how modern-day boy bands look, feel, and sound. Boyz II Men, […]

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CULTURE

Ailey Is Coming!

Posted  January 20, 2017  by  Kim Ford

It’s that time again! Once again Jubilee Mag is a media partner with the Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre for their stop in Atlanta. They’re returning to the Fabulous Fox Theatre February 10-14, 2016 for six inspired performances featuring new productions of Ailey classics and premieres by some of America’s most celebrated dance-makers. Alvin Ailey’s perennial […]

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32nd Annual Stellar Awards Nominees Are In! Erica Campbell & Anthony Brown to Co-Host

Posted  January 20, 2017  by  Kim Ford

Central City Productions announced today the nominees in 26 categories for the 2017 Stellar Awards. Hailed as an “epic night in gospel music,” this year’s Stellar Awards will return to the Las Vegas Orleans Arena on Saturday, March 25, 2017. The telecast will premiere on TV One Sunday, April 9 at 7 p.m. ET with […]

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2017 Trumpet Awards: Deon Cole & Nicole Ari-Parker To Co-Host

Posted  January 19, 2017  by  Braven Sloan

Bounce will present the 25th Annual Trumpet Awards, the prestigious annual event celebrating African-American achievements and contributions, on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 9:00pm ET. Bounce recently acquired all assets of The Trumpet Awards and now owns, produces and exclusively world premieres the star-studded event. Black-ish, Angie Tribeca and two-time EMMY® nominated actor Deon Cole […]

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CAREER/MONEY

MC Lyte, Kelly Price and Hip Hop Sisters Foundation Empowered Hundreds of Women at The 2017 W.E.A.L.T.H. Experience

Posted  January 19, 2017  by  Braven Sloan

MC Lyte, Dr. Lynn Richardson, Dr. Kelly Price, Faith Evans, Erica Campbell, Nicci Gilbert, Dr. Wanda Davis Turner, Tai Beauchamp, Robi Reed, Sheila E., Coko (SWV), AJ Johnson, Eva Marcille, Dr Vikki Johnson, Dr Dee Marshall and Michele Thornton welcomed women from around the world at The W.E.A.L.T.H.Experience this past weekend. MC Lyte, Founder & […]

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Our Night At NBC’s “This Is Us” Private Press Dinner Susan Kelechi Watson

Posted  January 11, 2017  by  Kim Ford

In celebration of the return of NBC’s THIS IS US, cast member Susan Kelechi Watson hosted a press dinner at STK in Atlanta on Monday, January 9th. NBC’s THIS IS US airs on Tuesday’s at 10/9c. Check out photos from our press dinner below: Listen to my interview below with Susan Kelechi Watson. I asked […]

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CULTURE

The Thanks, Obama Grassroots Movement Announces Official Location

Posted  January 10, 2017  by  Braven Sloan

Thanks, Obama is an idea that has evolved into a movement. Conceptualized as a grassroots effort to show appreciation and gratitude to the Nation’s 44th President on his last day of Office, Thanks, Obama has now garnered the support of over 100,000 people from across the world who wish to express their overwhelming support and […]

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BEAUTY

Erica Campbell, Faith Evans, Kelly Price, MC LYTE Will Attend Miami WEALTH Experience

Posted  January 6, 2017  by  Braven Sloan

MC Lyte, Dr. Lynn Richardson, Dr. Kelly Price, Faith Evans, Erica Campbell, Nicci Gilbert, Dr. Wanda Davis Turner, Tai Beauchamp, Robbi Reed, and Michele Thornton are welcoming women from around the world to join them at The W.E.A.L.T.H Experience as they transform their lives and create solid foundations of personal and business success in 2017 […]

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SPORTS

My Christmas Gift To You – “Angel and Founder” ESPN’S Own Keri Potts Merry Christmas

Posted  January 5, 2017  by  Henry Clopton

Five unknowing students (Henry Clopton, Autumn Johnson, Darveon Hyde, Racquel Yeedia and Jordan Frank) with aspirations to become sports analyst, sports reporter, sports agent, public relations and sports marketing, received the greatest gift from an angel which was Keri Potts. She envisioned and created the idea of giving students who attended different colleges and universities […]

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Jubilee Mag Attends OWN Network’s “Have And Have Not’s” Press Dinner

Posted  January 3, 2017  by  Kim Ford

I had the honor of attending OWN’s exclusive press luncheon at the W Atlanta Midtown for the new season of the hit show “The Haves and the Have Nots.” We were greeted with a delicious buffet followed by welcome remarks from show producer and Tyler Perry Studios vice president Mark E. Swinton. After a screening […]

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CULTURE

Sam Collier Launches A New Podcast

Posted  December 21, 2016  by  Braven Sloan

After years of experimenting with radio, speaker, singer and radio personality Sam Collier and his team has finally stumbled upon a platform they feel is right. Their goal is to interview christian leaders, influencers and celebrities about the story that God is telling through their life, in hopes that it would help us all connect with […]

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SPORTS

Grambling State Wins The Air Force Celebration Bowl With Another Second Half Surge

Posted  December 19, 2016  by  Henry Clopton

A game that certainly lived up to its hype and once again proved how tough Grambling St could be in the second-half of football games. It started with the SouthWestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) title game against Alcorn st, in which the tigers won 27-20 after putting together a well orchestrated comeback that would earn there […]

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