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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 […]

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[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 […]

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[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

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[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 […]

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[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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Usher, Tyrese & More Attend 2016 UNCF Mayor’s Ball – Over $1 Million Raised

Posted  December 19, 2016  by  Kim Ford

Saturday evening I attended the Annual UNCF 2016 Atlanta Mayor’s Masked Ball. Many of Atlanta’s ‘Who’s Who’ attended the annual fundraising gala, held at the Marriott Marquis in downtown Atlanta, which is known to be the premier social event of the holiday season. Started 33 years ago by former Mayor Andrew Young and Billye S. […]

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Billboard’s Rising Star MAJOR. Receives NAACP Image Award Nomination

Posted  December 18, 2016  by  Braven Sloan

The nominees for the 48th NAACP Image Awards were announced this week and BOE/EMPIRE recording artist MAJOR. received a nomination for Outstanding New Artist. MAJOR’s. debut single, “Why I Love You” is currently on the Billboard Urban AC chart at #8, with a bullet. Listen to the single here: https://youtu.be/FqiVMKJxWK0. Patti LaBelle has been spotted […]

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Rickey Smiley Gives Back In A Major Way This Holiday Season

Posted  December 17, 2016  by  Braven Sloan

(ATLANTA, GA) – Wednesday, December 14, 2016 – Comedian, actor, radio and TV personality Rickey Smiley (TV One “Rickey Smiley For Real”), is using his platform in a major way this holiday season by giving back to less fortunate families across the country, through the non-profit, “The Rickey Smiley Foundation.” The Rickey Smiley Foundation serves […]

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“The 2nd Annual Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl” – Grambling State vs NCC

Posted  December 14, 2016  by  Henry Clopton

The highly anticipated celebration bowl is back! And will be played this weekend, Saturday December 17th at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta Ga. The match-up will feature (9-2) North Carolina Central Eagles (MEAC) led by this year’s (MEAC) conference coach of the year recipient, Mr. Jerry Mack, who will take on the (11-1) Grambling State […]

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[NEW VIDEO] Kierra Sheard Drops ‘Hang On’- #8 On Billboard

Posted  December 7, 2016  by  Kim Ford

Karew Records marks the rise of “Hang On” (feat. Kierra Sheard) on the charts, with the single hitting #8 on Billboard’s Gospel Airplay chart this week. The lead radio single from the hit album GEI LIVE, “Hang On” provides encouragement and comfort to inspire the spirit with the impassioned performance of GRAMMY®-nominee Kierra Sheard and […]

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Jacob Latimore Chats With Us About New Film With Will Smith, ‘Collateral Beauty’

Posted  December 7, 2016  by  Kim Ford

Jubilee Mag was invited by Warner Brothers to attend an intimate chat with Jacob Latimore, star of his new film, ‘Collateral Beauty’ with Will Smith. We attended the private screening and when I tell you this film will make you THINK! Whew! The premise is about time, love and death. Everyone wants love. Everyone wants […]

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Black Nativity ATL VIP Listening Party And Stage Production, Hosted by Q Parker

Posted  December 2, 2016  by  Kim Ford

Dominion Entertainment Group and NeWFAM Entertainment invited Jubilee Mag to be a VIP guest — the first to hear the most anticipated Christmas CD of the year. The Black Nativity Soundtrack is power-packed with memorable performances by your favorite Black Nativity cast members, including Latrice Pace (The Anointed Pace Sisters), Q Parker (R&B group 112), […]

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Tasha Cobbs Hosts Benefit Concert W/ Kirk Franklin, Isaac Carree, Jonathan McReynolds, Jimi Cravity And More For Haiti

Posted  November 19, 2016  by  Kim Ford

Tasha Cobbs Ministries (TCM) hosted an an uplifting evening of worship at Atlanta’s Suite Food Lounge benefiting families in need of medical supplies located in Haiti. Joining Tasha Cobbs for the night of worship included, special guest artists Kirk Franklin, James Fortune, VaShawn Mitchell, Isaac Carree, Anthony Brown, Jonathan McReynolds, Bishop William Murphy, Bishop Paul […]

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JubileeMag Attends ‘Hidden Figures’ VIP Screening & Soundtrack Listening Party W/Pharrell & Janelle Monae

Posted  November 19, 2016  by  Kim Ford

In celebration of HIDDEN FIGURES, celebrities and social influencers attended HIDDEN FIGURES Screening & Soundtrack Listening Party at Means Street Studio in Atlanta hosted by DJ Drama, Don Cannon and DJ Senseon Wednesday, November 16th. The event was attended by celebrities including: Pharrell, Janelle Monae, Usher, Ludacris, Big Krit, DC Young Fly, Jasmine Guy and […]

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VIP’s Attend TV One’s “Rickey Smiley For Real” Season 3 Watch Party

Posted  November 18, 2016  by  Kim Ford

On Tuesday, Atlanta VIP’s enjoyed a live watch party for TV One’s hit docu-series, “Rickey Smiley For Real.” Hosted by Rickey Smiley, the VIP audience enjoyed a night of fun hosted by TV One and Bobbcat Films. Attendance at the event included: Da’ Brat (SoSo Def), Headkrack (“DISH NATION”), Special K (“DISH NATION”), Gary Hayes […]

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FOX Hosts Atlanta Premiere Of Lee Daniels’ ‘STAR’ [PHOTOS]

Posted  November 16, 2016  by  Kim Ford

Recently, FOX previewed the new series “STAR” for an exclusive group of Atlanta influencers during the popular ATL Live on the Park showcase from industry vets Shanti Das and Marlon Nichols. Over 300 VIPs gathered at Park Tavern for a sneak peek of the show co-created by Lee Daniels. Cast members Jude Demorest, Ryan Destiny, […]

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Packed House for Stellar & Dove Award Nominated Artist V3’s “ALIVE” Album Release Party

Posted  November 16, 2016  by  Kim Ford

V3, Atlanta’s own Stellar & Dove Award nominees and Emmy Performing national recording artists hosted their album release party for their new CD “ALIVE” on Thursday at The Gathering Spot. Attendees were greeted to a mix and mingling reception with passed hors d’oeuvres and beverages hosted by Praise 102.5. Immediately following the reception they were […]

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Nick F. Nelson Releases Advice Book To Guide Men In Entertainment, “STAY TUNED”

Posted  November 14, 2016  by  Kim Ford

You may know him as the principal and Chief Marketing Officer of LIQUID SOUL, the country’s premier strategic communications and lifestyle marketing agency. His company is responsible for films and television shows produced by Sony, Paramount, LionsGate, Universal along with HBO, Fox, CNN, Bravo, OWN and so much more. But Nick Nelson has taken a […]

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Usher, Gabrielle Union, Omar Epps, Queen Latifah And More At ‘Almost Christmas’ Premiere

Posted  October 27, 2016  by  Kim Ford

Last night I attended the private screening of the holiday film everyone will be talking about, ‘Almost Christmas’. Cast members Danny Glover, Mo’Nique, Gabrielle Union, Omar Epps, DC Young Fly, Keri Hilson, filmmakers Will Packer and David E. Talbert and more walked the carpet to celebrate the debut of this hilarious film. Also in attendance […]

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Rhonda A. Thompson Hosts Domestic Violence Gala At Atlanta City Hall

Posted  October 22, 2016  by  Kim Ford

In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Rose of Sharon Transitional Living for Women Incorporated is hosting “Living Behind the Mask,” a masquerade gala, on October 22, 2016. During the gala, survivors of domestic violence and sexual abuse will receive awards honoring their tenacity and ability to overcome such obstacles. The gala will also feature […]

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