Leela James has a new song “Tell Me You Love Me” that you can hear at her site. She also has a new album coming June 1st on the Concord/Stax label called My Soul.
New York – When ESSENCE Magazine best-selling author Terrance Dean speaks, everyone listens! Perhaps his explosive memoir, Hiding In Hip Hop: On the Down Low in the Entertainment Industry – from Music to Hollywood (Atria/ Simon and Schuster May 2008) had something to do with it. Terrance tore the lid off the down low culture within the testosterone-driven world of Hip Hop, when he revealed a new dimension in a world notorious for its larger-than-life masculine swagger. Bravely unmasking the deep secrets of a prominent gay sub-culture within not only the entertainment community, but within the confines of Hip Hop, Hiding in Hip Hop became the runaway, most talked about, most Googled book sensation of the year.
Curtis Mayfield’s classic performed by Smokey and Jennifer from ‘A Celebration Of Music From The Civil Rights Movement’ at the White House.