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Joey Odoms the Baltimore Ravens national anthem singer resigned Tuesday at a time when protests during the song have generated strong emotions across the country. Mr. Odom wrote via Facebook “Someone once told me to always ‘go where you’re welcomed.'” He also stated   “The tone/actions of a large number of NFL fans in the midst […]

Stevland Hardaway Morris, also known by his stage name Stevie Wonder turns 63 today! The American multi- talented instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, and child prodigy developed to be one of the most creative musical figures of the late 20th century.  After being blind shortly after birth, Wonder signed with Motown records at the age of eleven and continues to […]

Luther Ronzoni Vandross, would’ve been 62 today but we continue to celebrate his life in the entertainment  industry. Luther finally made his long desired career breakthrough as a featured singer with the vaunted pop-dance act change, a studio concept created by French-Italian businessman Jacques Fred Petrus. Their 1980 hits, “The Glow of Love” (by Romani, […]

Today, April 6, Billy Dee Williams turns 76 years-old. Mr. Williams is best known for portraying smooth dishonest, Lando Calrissian in two “Star Wars” movies.  He’s an actor, artist, singer and writer.  Williams was born in New York City, New York, the son of Loretta Anne, a West-Indian born elevator operator. He first appeared on […]

Aretha Franklin, the american singer, songwriter, and pianist turns 71 today. She has a recording career that spreads over half a century.  Her music involved many different genres from blues to r&b, pop and even funk.  Besides singing she is a mother of 4 children and  she’s recently been awarded a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. […]

Via Foxbaltimore.com  A local man, nick named “The Turbanator” from North Potomac gets his Hollywood ticket on American Idol. The nation  watched Gurpeet on American Idol dance like a star and talk about his turban collection. He sat down with Fox 45 news to recant his experience. Read More Georgia Man Arrested 6 Years After Allegedly Killing 2-Year-Old […]

“Marcus Canty, the 20-year old finalist of THE X FACTOR from Bowie, Maryland, first started singing to TV commercials when he was about seven years old. He was that kid who could recite all the jingles by heart, and especially remembered singing to the commercial of the classic TV show In the Heat of the […]

Born to a gospel minister, she grew up singing in the church and was heavily influenced by the music of George Duke and Lee Ritenour. While in high school, she decided to make a career of singing. She was a successful beauty pageant contestant and model when she was discovered by the late Louil Silas […]

Paul Robeson, actor ,singer, athlete, minister, and activist, was born in Princeton, NJ, on April 9,1898.The famous actor graduated from Rutgers University, became a Presbyterian  minister, and obtained a law degree from Columbia University. (April 9,1898 – January 23,1976) TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS PERSON VISIT YOUR LOCAL LIBRARY.