Music Interview: Chauncey Black of “Blackstreet” – wants to set the record straight, starting with the ownership drama surrounding the name

Written By: Lele Symone For R&B fans coming of age in the 1990s, there was something special about Blackstreet: a hybrid of new jack swing, hip-hop and old school R&B that filled the airwaves with silky ballads and infectious club jams (“Booti Call,” “No Diggity,” “Before I Let You Go,” “Joy,” etc.) and who also […]

Filmmaker Interview: “In a World” – Lake Bell on making her directing debut and the world of voice over’ing

By: Gordon K. Smith IN A WORLD… is a bright and original new comedy, set in a world never before the subject of a fiction film, that of Hollywood’s highly competitive voice over business, those guys – and a very few gals – who narrate movie trailers with stentorian tones guaranteed to make anything look […]

Interview: James Wallace, Creative Manager of Alamo Drafthouse Richardson on what’s movie-liciously in store for the DF Dub

By: Mut  Asheru Dallas/Ft. Worth is getting our very own Alamo Drafthouse location enabling us to bask deliriously in specialty movie – food combo love. We can see and hear all the themed movie events inching ever so close.  Film nerds / lovers in the DFW area will now have the chance to experience movie […]

Interview: Gabby Reece former model on her her second book and latest book ‘My Foot Is Too Big For the Glass Slipper: A Guide To The Less-Than-Perfect’ Life

Written by: Melody Charles When it comes to sacred subjects like marriage and motherhood, most of us are eager to lighten our loads as and look forward to reading, or seeing, what the rich and famous say about how they keep it together….until their words are construed as a burden that can only make things […]

Music Interview: Kindred the Family Soul on Their Latest Album

Interview By: LeLe Symone Fluctuating stocks, a stagnant job market and doing everything to keep the bills paid….it’s safe to say that most folks are struggling to maintain personally and professionally these days. As hard as it can become, however, one of R&B’s most celebrated duos, Kindred the Family Soul, is back in the mix […]

Sonic Bloom: Josh Doyle – Still Delivering the Goods

Written By: Rahsian Parris Photography by Luke Yates It has been ten years since the Dum Dums first rocked their way onto UK airwaves and into our hearts, but one underrated album, a string of catchy singles and a breakup later; ex front man, Josh Doyle, still delivers the goods as an independent solo artist. […]

Music Interview: Niklas Hegfalk – A Dull Delight but in an Awesome Way.

Interview By: Mut Asheru Swedish artist Niklas Hegfalk recorded his debut solo project “At One with the Tide” mostly at his home studio in Malmo, Sweden.  Truly a testimony to heartfelt angst brought about by luv and it seems a healthy dose of depression, but hope also rears its dogged head from time to time […]

Music Interview: Michael Gulezian – Definition Defied

By: Susan M. Botich Trying to define Gulezian’s music proves to be hopelessly impossible. Gulezian, himself, jokes about it by calling it, “acoustic trance, neo-classical, deep powder anti-gravitational freestyle big mogul, alternative instrumental soul.” He laughs, then adds, “I’m a very fiery and emotional person, and the music that comes through me simply is a […]

Sonic Bloom: Heather Park

Heather Park “Dream in Pictures” Section: Up Next By: Mut Asheru UP Next – We have Heather Parks. She’s beautiful, talented and brave. Ms. Park bucked her parents’ wishes to follow her career. She decided to drop out of college so that she could follow that dream full-time. Heather Park was discovered in a quirky […]

Music Interview: Mint Condition…Still In

Interview By: LeLe Symone If success is simply a numbers game, then Mint Condition definitely qualifies.  After cultivating hundreds of thousands of fans, dozens of hit singles and seven studio albums over a two decade period, the five-man band is experiencing one of their hottest years yet, and it isn’t just about the summer’s record-breaking heat. […]