Daily Archives: June 20, 2008

Tanya Morgan Added to The Hieroglyphic’s “Freshly Dipped Tour” Lineup / “Be You


Brooklyn, NY (June 19, 2008) Tanya Morgan joins the ranks of legendary hip-hop collective The Hieroglyphics this summer as part of their Freshly Dipped Tour. Tanya Morgan members Donwill, Ilyas, and Von Pea, who put out the critically acclaimed Moonlighting in 2006 and who are promoting their EP The Bridge, are preparing to hit the road again to perform not only some of their past hits but also new tracks for the first time.

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N.Y. Oil Challenges Black Entertainment Television To Play The “Lynched” Video That They Produced!

Controversial rapper N.Y.OIL is not known for ducking controversy as
anyone who has seen his videos or witnessed his tirades against the
exploitation of black culture can attest. Never one to hold his
tongue, N.Y.Oil now takes issue with B.E.T. slow walking the airing of
his “Lynched” video…the very version that THEY produced!!!!

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Essence Magazine Interview With Bern Nadette Stanis From ‘Good Times’


Bern Nadette Stanis said it loud: She’s Black and most definitely proud. The second Thelma Evans graced the small screen with her perfectly sculpted afro puffs and funky 70s fashions as the only daughter of the Good Times family, the former dancer and Brooklyn, NY native was cemented an icon and sexy symbol. As part of an ensemble cast of the most revolutionary television shows that brought the Black ghetto to America’s front steps, Stanis’s on-screen persona remains relevant as a new generation of viewers tune in to watch reruns on TV Land every night. Now, the 54-year-old wife and mother of two shares her lessons on love in her book, Situations 101: Relationships, The Good, The Bad…and The Ugly, and transports us back to the future to relive her legacy.

Forever the favorite sister of Black America, Stanis (but her fans still call her Thelma) shares the dramatic tale of her audition where she first met her TV brother J.J. (Jimmie Walker), the trauma she felt when on-screen dad James Evans (John Amos) died and how she she recovered from an emotionally damaging relationship to find love again
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Soulja Boy Responds To Ice T

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Jean Grae To Release Highly Anticipated Album This Summer

Blacksmith Music will release the highly anticipated album by Jean Grae ‘Jeanius’ slated for a July 8th release. The production bar has been raised, this will be the record taking her out of the underground and into the mainstream. Produced by 9th Wonder (Mary J Blige, Jay-Z and Destiny’s Child), ‘Jeanius’ proves Jean Grae is arguably one of the most gifted and critically received rappers of the past decade.

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