Entertainment

Syleena Johnson

Syleena Johnson

Imagine this: you’re a Grammy-nominated singer, considered one of the best vocalists of your generation, who has scored major R&B hits and been invited to collaborate with the likes of Kanye West and R. Kelly, yet some folks consider you “underrated.” This has been the plight of Syleena Johnson, acclaimed as one of the finest R&B voices to have... Continue »
Robert Townsend

Robert Townsend

A passionate visionary and trailblazer, Hollywood Icon, Robert Townsend transcends any medium he touches. Whether he’s performing stand up, acting, writing, directing, producing, or running a television network, his magic and versatile talent is undeniable. A Hollywood-pioneer well ahead of his time, Townsend, a Chicago native is often referred to as one of the “Godfathers” of the Independent Film... Continue »
George Daniels

George Daniels

In a century where corporate music giants undercut, betray and scramble for their piece of the pie, music retailer George Daniels quietly observes the bloodbath from the sidelines. As the founder and proprietor of George’s Music Room, arguably the most influential independent music retailer in the country, George has infiltrated the industry using one simple, six letter word: Family.... Continue »
Wendy Raquel Robinson

Wendy Raquel Robinson

Audiences know Wendy Raquel Robinson as the sexy and feisty sports manager ‘Tasha Mack’ on BET’s #1 rated scripted series, The Game. This groundbreaking role has earned her an NAACP Image Award nomination for “Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series” and three nominations for “Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.” With another record-breaking premiere and continued rating success,... Continue »
Marguerite Mariama

Marguerite Mariama

Dr. Marguerite Mariama is an artist and educator who specializes in African American Musical Culture. She has both national and international experience as a big band and small ensemble jazz and blues vocalist and has appeared in music festivals throughout the country. A veteran dancer and choreographer who took her early training from dance luminaries such as Katherine Dunham and Livinia Williams, she has performed with Charles Moore’s Dancers... Continue »
Sheryl Lee Ralph

Sheryl Lee Ralph

Sheryl Lee Ralph is one of the most well liked, respected and recognizable celebrity faces around. A triple threat DREAMGIRL, this award winning actress, singer, and producer has added motivational speaker to her impressive list of credits, addressing churches, schools, prisons, businesses, professional and women’s groups with her own unique blend of passion and inspiration. Sheryl Lee’s programs are... Continue »
Tisha Campbell Martin

Tisha Campbell Martin

Tisha was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and raised in Newark, New Jersey, where she attended Newark Arts High School. Her mother, Mona (née Raye), was a nurse, talent manager, gospel singer, and vocal coach, and her father, Clifton Campbell, was a factory worker and singer. Her parents encouraged her love for music. Tisha has two younger brothers and... Continue »
Brandy

Brandy

Brandy Rayana Norwood, also known as Brandy, was born on February 11th, 1979 in McComb, a small town in Mississipi.  Her younger brother is performing artist Ray-J. Brandy’s father, a music director, accepted a job offer in a Californian church not long after Brandy was born. With the job, the family moved to Carson, a suburb in Los Angeles.... Continue »
Anthony Anderson

Anthony Anderson

Anthony Anderson is currently a member of NBC’s Emmy Award-winning drama “Law & Order.” Anderson plays Detective Kevin Bernard opposite Jeremy Sisto as Detective Cyrus Lupo. Anderson has appeared in over 20 films, and his performance on “Law & Order” earned him his second consecutive NAACP Image Award nomination for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series for the 2008... Continue »
Pattie Austin

Pattie Austin

Austin was born in Harlem, New York. She made her debut at the Apollo Theater at age four and had a contract with RCA Records when she was only five. Quincy Jones and Dinah Washington have proclaimed themselves as her godparents. Austin was born in Harlem, New York. She made her debut at the Apollo Theater at age four... Continue »
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