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August 2012

Music Legend Prince Announces “Welcome 2 Chicago” & Special Collaboration

Prince Announces “Welcome 2 Chicago” And Collaboration With Rebuild The Dream


LOS ANGELES, Aug. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Prince, one of the most prolific and groundbreaking artists of our time, announces his return to Chicago, at the United Center beginning September 24th and his support of Rebuild the Dream.  Rebuild the Dream, founded by Van Jones, is a mobilization of hundreds of thousands of everyday people—from seniors to students, moms, dads, brothers and sisters—who come together to build strong vibrant communities and to fix our economy from the ground up.

Tickets go on sale to the public on Thursday, September 6th at 10am Central at

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The 10th Annual Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion | Aug. 31st – Sept. 3rd, 2012

Thousands At ‘Party With A Purpose’ In Orlando For Tenth Annual Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion August 31 – September 3, 2012 Celebrating The Black Family In Orlando

Bobby Brown will return for New Edition performance, Saturday, September 1, Teen sensations Diggy Simmons, OMG Girlz, part of Scream Tour Next Generation, Part 2 also featured in sold out concerts

DALLAS, Aug. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Thousands of families from all over the country will come together in Kissimmee, Florida this Labor Day weekend Aug. 31 – Sept. 3 for the 2012 Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion® at the Gaylord Palms/Orlando. Legendary radio veteran Tom Joyner, along with Allstate Insurance Company will celebrate ten unforgettable years of family fun with show-stopping sold out concerts, access to theme parks, informative seminars and numerous activities created for guests of all ages.

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Charles Jenkins & Fellowship Chicago to Perform at Made In America Music Festival | Sept. 2nd, 2012

Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago Scheduled to Perform at Jay-Z’s Made In America Music Festival During the Labor Day Weekend in Philadelphia

Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago
Are the Only Gospel Artists on the Festival’s Line-up

Jenkins’ Hit Anthem “Awesome” Held at #1  for 11 Consecutive Weeks on Billboard’s Hot Gospel Songs Chart and the Single Remains at #1 in Listening Audience at Gospel Radio

The Best of Both Worlds Moves Up Three Spots
This Week to #5 on Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums Chart


(Chicago, IL – August 31, 2012) – Inspired People/EMI Gospel recording artists Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago are scheduled to perform at Jay-Z’s Made in America Music Festival during the Labor Day Weekend on Sunday, September 2, in the heart of downtown Philadelphia, on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on the Park Stage. Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago will perform for an hour, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. To continue, please click “MORE”!

LISTEN to New Single from Harmonic Group Naturally 7 | “Life Goes On (Let It Go)”

LISTEN to New Single from A Cappella R&B Group Naturally 7 | “Life Goes On (Let It Go)”Available NOW Click pic above to purchase new single! Good Morning T.U.M.S. Readers – Whats Happening? Check out this new single from super harmonic, a cappella group Naturally 7 folks entitled, “Life Goes …

Darryl Anders AgapéSoul Releases “Believe In Love” Project | Avail NOW!

Darryl Anders~AgapéSoul Breaks Out With New Release, “Believe In Love”
Available NOW

Click pic to LISTEN to song samples from new CD!

Darryl Anders~AgapéSoul is a Modern Soul band based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Led by bassist/producer Darryl Anders, the band delivers a musical experience that is all about Love, Soul …and undeniably funky grooves, destined to stand the test of time.

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Keyboard Player Jonathan Fritzén Releases 4th Solo Project, “Magical” | Avail NOW

Swedish American Composer/Keyboardist Jonathan Fritzén Breaks Out with 4th Recording, “Magical” | In Stores NOW

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Music with the power to captivate, coupled with a touring schedule that spans Europe, the far east and some of the biggest festivals in the USA, is rapidly turning Swedish American composer and keyboard player Jonathan Fritzén into a truly global phenomenon. Now, his considerable worldwide audience seems certain to increase still further with the release of his latest CD, the appropriately titled ‘Magical’.

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Bill Withers’ The Complete Sussex And Columbia Masters Box Set | Coming Oct. 30th, 2012

Bill Withers’ The Complete Sussex And Columbia Masters Box Set Collects His Nine Landmark Albums, From 1971’s Just As I Am Through 1985’s Watching You Watching Me
Bill Writes A New Essay For The Set, Which Features 91 Songs, Including Nearly Two Dozen Pop And R&b Singles Chart Titles: “Ain’t No Sunshine,” “Grandma’s Hands,” “Lean On Me,” “Use Me,” “Kissing My Love,” “Make Love To Your Mind,” “Lovely Day,” “Lovely Night For Dancing,” And More
NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Complex and deeply-rooted emotional and sentimental forces are at the heart of one of our greatest living American popular songwriters, forces which course through the 91 tracks on BILL WITHERS – THE COMPLETE SUSSEX AND COLUMBIA MASTERS

Alternative Soul Singer KOF Drops New Music Video/Single, “Get Out”

Alternative Soul Singer KOF Drops New Music Video/Single, “Get Out” | Single Available NOW

KOF continues his streak of excellent tracks and videos with his latest release: “Get Out”.

Taken from his EP “An Alternative Soul”, the song tells the tale of the “relationship” after
the relationship, the awkward phone calls, the mixed messages and all
that this can bring…Showcasing heartfelt lyrics and sentiments that
instantly connect,
“Get Out”
steers clear of the traits of many R&B tracks out at the moment,
and rides in it’s own unique lane. The track features the guitar playing
skills of BBC Radio 1’s
Dev – as well as being the host of the Early Breakfast Show on BBC Radio 1.

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Fred Hammond & McDonald’s House Raise Funds Through the 2012 McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour

GRAMMY-Winning Gospel Artist Fred Hammond, McDonald’s Raise Funds for
Ronald McDonald House Charities
through Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour

Gospel greats Byron Cage, J Moss, Canton Jones also participated in summer concert series that raised more than $46,000 for Charity

OAK BROOK, Ill. (August 29, 2012) /PRNewswire/ — McDonald’s USA today announced the 2012 McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour, a free summer concert series that featured multi-award winning gospel artist Fred Hammond, raised more than $46,000 this year to support local Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Chapters and the Charity’s important mission of helping improve the health and well being of children and families.

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