Anything can happen in Las Vegas, even a R&B legend crashing your wedding with a surprise performance.
Vegas is known as a popular wedding destination, so Brian McKnight gave some unsuspecting couples the memory of s lifetime when he appeared after they said their “I do’s” with guitar in hand singing his wedding classic “Back At One.”
“It was a beautiful thing to watch folks who are taking this journey together and to be a part of that,” Brian told Steve Harvey. “I don’t want to be paid for it, that’s why I don’t do too much of it. I don’t want [...]
From the Xen Lounge in L.A. to a set that’s reminiscent of BET’s Video Soul, legendary talk show host Donnie Simpson is back at home on the couch for TV One’s second season of Donnie After Dark.
“When we started taping this season, I felt like I was back in stride again, like the Frankie Beverly song. I love this format, this is the show I want to do. I’m really comfortable with this,” Simpson revealed.
There are only two more shows left in this season, so JET caught up with Simpson to talk about why Donnie After Dark is vital to the [...]
It was the sermon that caught the attention of social media, causing it to instantly go viral and spark the #UNameitChallenge.
Since it’s virality and various remixes, Pastor Shirley Caesar has gone on to open a merchandise shop to further market the hashtag with a good cause behind it.
But, now there’s drama brewing.
FOX 6 News in Atlanta reports that the 2010 sermon that sparked the song and challenge is the center of an injunction filed by Pastor Caesar to have the video removed due to unauthorized use by DJ Suede of Gwinnett County.
The problem? Images [...]
Almost a decade before Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a segregated Alabama school bus, Canada’s Viola Desmond refused to give up a seat of her own.
On Nov. 8, 1946, the Nova Scotia businesswoman took a seat downstairs at a New Glasgow movie theater after being told that being Black did not qualify her to do so.
Unaware of the theater’s policy, she took a set in the lower level. Blacks were to watch from the balcony. An usher informed her that her ticket was for the balcony and that she would have to move. When she tried to [...]
Police have the unique task of protecting our communities and enforcing the law, so their presence should inspire trust and legitimacy. However, thanks to the prevalence of camera phones, we can now literally watch police kill Black people, use excessive force, and then get away with it with hardly a scratch.
On Tuesday, a jury failed to convict Michael Slager for the murder of Walter Scott despite video evidence of Slager shooting Scott in the back. A criminal conviction would have been a modest response to Scott’s death. We are left confused about how Black life has been rendered so disposable [...]
R&B singer/songwriter Kevin Ross teams up with his fellow Motown Records signee BJ The Chicago Kid for a remix to his motivational anthem, “Be Great.” The visuals for the new remix coincide with the release of Kevin’s 4-song EP, Long Song Away.
Kevin thinks now is the perfect moment to share the “Be Great” remix and its motivational message. “I worked with BJ to create a version of “Be Great” that continues to encourage everyone to practice greatness, even in the face of great obstacles,” says Kevin. “With the election of Donald Trump, with the continued killings of black people by [...]
Kenny Lattimore is in the mood for love this Christmas. With the release of his first holiday album A Kenny Lattimore Christmas, the R&B crooner debuts a festive video for the song “Real Love This Christmas.”
As friends and family gather to celebrate together, Kenny and his love interest share flirtatious glances and text messages, before getting close on the dance floor.
“We ain’t got to build a snowman, just need to cherish the moment / Cause any gift is a blessing / All I really want is your presents,” he sings.
A Kenny Lattimore Christmas is out now on all digital stores [...]