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Anita Wilson - Sunday Song MOVIE/TV

[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 […]


[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


[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 […]