Happy Pride Month!

June is a month of many designations, and one of those designations is Pride Month. In honor of Pride Month kicking off, here's the legendary Diana Ross performing I'm Coming Out in 1980. The song, written and produced by Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards, was a tribute to Ross' lgbtq+ fans. https://youtu.be/6CHdKORwPEQ Courtesy of Sophia… Continue reading Happy Pride Month!

In Memoriam…

The legendary and incomparable Ms. Tina Turner passed away nearly one week ago, and Hidden Singles will dedicate a special program show for her and her illustrious musical legacy! Until the show airs, I want to share one of my favorite performances from her musical journey. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/4rFB4nj_GRc Courtesy of Tina Turner Official YouTube Channel

janet. turns 30!

In honor of one of Janet Jackson's pivotal releases during the 90s, turning 30 years old tomorrow (May 18th, 2023), I wanted to post one of my favorite songs/videos from the project! Cheers to janet. turning 30, and happy belated birthday to the Queen of Pop, Ms. Janet Jackson, who celebrated her 57th trip around… Continue reading janet. turns 30!

Summer Is Upon Us: Check Out the 2023 Essence Festival LineUp

This year marks the 50th anniversary of HipHop, and for Essence Festival 2023, the line-up is every hip-hop head's dream! This year's festival will take place from June 29-July 3. For more information on tickets, vendors, and other events at this year's festival, check out the official website https://www.essence.com/essencefestival2023/ to stay updated on everything going… Continue reading Summer Is Upon Us: Check Out the 2023 Essence Festival LineUp

Sherri Shares Her Reaction to #TogetherAgainTour feat. Janet Jackson and Ludacris

Actress/Comedian/Talk Show Host Sherri Shepherd recently shared her thoughts and experience of the #TogetherAgainTour show at Madison Square Garden this past Monday. Watch the hilarious recap below. Also, check out my thoughts and feelings about recently attending the show in Memphis, TN, via my latest podcast episode now! https://youtu.be/yXXJQlNUn0U Courtesy of Sherri Shepherd Show Official… Continue reading Sherri Shares Her Reaction to #TogetherAgainTour feat. Janet Jackson and Ludacris

T.K.O: Still knocking Us Out 20 Years Later

Still Knocking Us Out 20 Years Later As an accomplished actress, dancer, singer, and overall well-rounded performer, Mya has always featured elements of classical dance and hip-hop in her music and performance routines.  Like many of the R&B starlets of the late 90s, Mya set trends and accomplished several records making her act an influential… Continue reading T.K.O: Still knocking Us Out 20 Years Later

Hidden Singles Is Back! — I Am Shanita Marie

Check out a new episode of the Hidden Singles Podcast tomorrow at 12 noon CST! The show celebrates the start of Janet Jackson’s new tour, #TogetherAgainTour, and honors several milestones in her nearly 50-year career! Hidden Singles Is Back! — I Am Shanita Marie

Millennials This One’s For You! Charming and Cinderalla Re-unite for Disney’s Descendants

Today fans of 1997's made for tv version of Cinderella featuring legendary stars Whitney Houston, Brandy, and Whoopi Goldberg rejoiced and probably squealed with delight seeing the first images of singer/actress Brandy returning as Cinderella and actor Paola Montalbon as King Charming for the upcoming movie. Check out the short clip shared via the Disney… Continue reading Millennials This One’s For You! Charming and Cinderalla Re-unite for Disney’s Descendants

Love Me Back

December 27, 2022 A Soulful Project That Touches on Life's Realistic Expectations The soulful and angelic voice behind the 2010s most reflective R&B albums, Jazmine Sullivan, had much to prove on her sophomore project. And what she proved was that not only was she a great storyteller and excellent performer, but she was also just… Continue reading Love Me Back

Rose In The Dark Blooms Beautifully

December 23, 2022 Rose in the Dark Blooms Beautifully Since the world first stopped from the pandemic crisis, many artists and musicians have been inspired and more creative than ever before. An artist that continues to show inspirational growth and dimension is Cleo Sol. The soulful 2020 album Rose in the Dark emphasizes representational references… Continue reading Rose In The Dark Blooms Beautifully