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May 3, 2012

Saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin Will Take Center Stage with Release of New CD, “RETOX” | Coming June 12th, 2012

‘Saxophonist to the Stars’ Lakecia Benjamin Steps Into the Spotlight With Debut CD, Retox



Irresistible Set of Original Jazz-Tinged Funk and R&B Coming June 12 on Motéma Music


Charismatic and dynamic saxophonist/bandleader Lakecia Benjamin, who has played with Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys, The Roots and Macy Gray, will take center stage in her own right with the June 12 release of her unconventional soul/funk album, RETOX, on Motéma Music.

While she’s made quite an impact with her impressive sax work on stage and on record, Benjamin opted to take a slightly different tack on RETOX, allowing her talents as a composer and producer to share the spotlight with her funky sax struts. In fact, several of the CD’s 12 tracks don’t even feature sax. To continue, please click “MORE”!

LISTEN to New Single from Leela James | “Something Got A Hold Of Me”…on our R&B/Soul Page!!

LISTEN to the New Single, “Something Got A Hold On Me” from Leela James Forthcoming Album, “In The Spirit of Etta James”! (photo credit Duan Davis Photography) R&B/soul singer Leela James is in the studio finishing up her new album “In The Spirit of Etta James” which will be out …

Pepsi Announces Exclusive Global Partnership with the Estate of Michael Jackson

Pepsi Announces Global Partnership with the Estate of Michael Jackson
 
 

Michael’s Iconic Image to Be Featured on One Billion Pepsi Cans in More than 20 Countries; China is First Market to Launch

Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Michael Jackson’s Multi-platinum Album, BAD

PURCHASE, N.Y., May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Pepsi today announced an exclusive global partnership with the Estate of Michael Jackson as part of its new “Live for Now” campaign, which Pepsi fans around the world will experience in a variety of ways including an engaging retail campaign featuring one billion special edition Michael Jackson Bad 25 Pepsi cans, iconic music, epic live events and opportunities for fans to access special edition merchandise. To continue, please click “MORE”!

The 2012 ESSENCE Music Festival Announces The Return of R&B Singer D’Angelo

The 2012 Essence Music Festival Announces The Return Of Grammy-Award Winning Singer D’Angelo As He Joins Aretha Franklin, Mary J. Blige And Charlie Wilson On The Main Stage In New Orleans July 6-8
 

 
TREY SONGZ AND KEVIN HART WILL HIT THE MAIN STAGE

NEPHEW TOMMY OF THE STEVE HARVEY MORNING SHOW NAMED OFFICIAL HOST

NIGHT -BY-NIGHT LINE-UP ANNOUNCED

FULL WEEKEND PACKAGES AND SINGLE NIGHT TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW


NEW YORK, May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The 2012 ESSENCE Music Festival is excited to announce the addition of Grammy-Award winning singer D’Angelo as he makes his first US appearance in a decade at the 18th annual event taking place July 6-8 in New Orleans. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Platinum Gospel Series, “The Divas of Gospel” is Now Available

Sonorous Entertainment Inc. Platinum Gospel Series, “The Divas Of Gospel” Now Available




Boca Raton, FL, May 03, 2012 –(PR.com)–
Sonorous Entertainment Inc.- latest addition to the Platinum Gospel
Series, “The Divas of Gospel,” is now available online and in most major
music outlets worldwide. This timeless compilation includes songs from
Gospel legends, Shirley Caesar, Albertina Walker, Clara Ward, the Davis
Sisters
and more. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Keyboardist Brian Culbertson Releases New EP, “DREAMS” Feat Stokley Williams and Vivian Green | Available NOW!

Verve/Universal Recording Artist Brian Culbertson Releases the
Dreams EP Featuring R&B/Soul Favorites Vivian Green & Stokley
Williams of Mint Condition


Award Winning R&B Musician and Smooth
Jazz Multi-Instrumentalist Brian Culbertson Is #1 Added on Both Urban
Adult Contemporary and Smooth Jazz Radio This Week With the Lead Singles
“Still Here” f/ Philly Songbird Vivian Green and “Your Smile” off the
EP Available Today on iTunes — Preceding the Release of Forthcoming
Album Dreams


LOS ANGELES, CA–(Marketwire – May 1, 2012) – This summer, prolific
R&B/Jazz musician Brian Culbertson invites you to close your eyes,
open your ears, and fall deep into a lush world of musical fantasy with
his breathtaking thirteenth album Dreams (Verve/Universal). With the help of lauded guest vocalists Vivian Green, Noel Gourdin and Stokley Williams of Mint Condition, Dreams masterfully melds jazz sensibility with an R&B flair in a wondrous mélange of enchanting grooves. To continue, please click “MORE”!