Daily Archives: May 25, 2017

Stream Cody ChesnuTT’s My Love Divine Degree

 

Cody ChesnuTT’s My Love Divine Degree has an official release date of June 2nd but NPR is streaming the whole album a week earlier. ChesnuTT’s last album was Landing On A Hundred five years ago. ChesnuTT worked with producer Anthony “Twilite Tone” Kahn on the album that he calls “medicine for me.” Listen to “Make A Better Man Below” and hear the whole album at NPR.

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Whitney: Can I Be Me Official Trailer

Whitney: Can I Be Me is Nick Broomfield’s documentary about Whitney Houston. The film debuted at the Tribeca Film Fest and Broomfield follows Houston’s rise to success and troubled rock and roll lifestyle. The film has an opening in the UK next month and will be screened at some American film festivals. A wide release date for the film has not been announced.

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Teddy Riley Red Bull Academy Lecture

New Jack Swing creator Teddy Riley talks to Red Bull Academy about his career working with Guy, Keith Sweat, Blackstreet, Doug E. Fresh and Michael Jackson. Riley gave The Neptunes their big break and produced Kool Moe Dee’s “Go See The Doctor” when he was a teenager.His legacy extends from Harlem to the world and is alive today in the music of Drake and pretty much anything that seeds R&B with the rhythmic strength of hip-hop.

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Actress Rayven Ferrell Lands Pivotal Career Role In New Tupac Film, All Eyez On Me

Atlanta – When Rayven Symone Ferrell was born, her mom had a strong vision for her. She knew her daughter was destined for great creativity and named her after Raven-Symoné, her favorite character on The Cosby Show. Twenty-one years later and a mother’s intuition has proved true. The young aspiring actress has already landed a career-defining role, playing Sekyiwa Shakur, the baby sister of rap icon Tupac Shakur, in the soon to be released blockbuster film, All Eyez on Me. Directed by Benny Boom, and starring another newcomer, Demetrius Shipp Jr. as Shakur, the film is slated to hit theaters on June 16, the late rapper’s 46th birthday.
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