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Quincy Jones Celebrates 85th Birthday in All-Star Event

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Oprah Winfrey, Gladys Knight, LL Cool J and Others Celebrate Quincy Jones’ 85th Birthday in Made-For-TV Special

by Dr. Eric J. Chambers | Entertainment News | Saturday, October 6, 2018

Respect and admiration was the theme at the Microsoft Theater at LA Live in Downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday night, September 25, 2018 as dozens of celebrities participated in an all-star 85th birthday salute to veteran composer, producer and music legend Quincy Jones.

A People's Tribute to the Queen - Celebrating Aretha Franklin

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Leading artists representing R&B, Gospel, Jazz and Blues genres are slated to render tributes
by VERGE Staff  | Entertainment News | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

More than 40 performing artists will salute the life and legacy of the Queen of Soul Aretha Louise Franklin

Daytime Talk Show "The Real" Goes Live

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The Real Begins Digital Countdown to Live Premiere 
by VERGE Staff  | Entertainment News | Monday, August 28, 2017

The Real, the Daytime-Emmy nominated talk show hosted by Adrienne Houghton, Loni Love, Jeannie Mai and Tamera Mowry-Housley, returns for Season 4 on Monday, September 18 – LIVE!

Celebrities Attend 2017 Oscar Week Gala

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American Black Film Institute Hosts An Evening of Star-Studded Celebrations
by VERGE Staff  | Entertainment News | Friday, April 7, 2017

Academy Award nominated actress, Angela Bassett, breakout HBO creator/executive producer and star of "Insecure"

Jill Scott Performs at Jazz Music Festival

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12th Annual Jazz in the Gardens Music Festival Announces 2017 Lineup
by VERGE Staff  | Entertainment News | Saturday, February 25, 2017

As the fastest growing Jazz & R&B festival in America moves to celebrate its twelfth successful year, the City of Miami Gardens is excited to announce the lineup for the Annual Jazz in the Gardens (JITG) Music Festival, taking place on March 18th and March 19th, 2017 at the newly named Hard Rock Stadium in Florida.

Taraji P. Henson Attends Viktor&Rolf Event

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Viktor&Rolf Reveals New Fragrance Collection Among Celebrity Guests
by VERGE Staff  | Entertainment News | Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Golden Globe winning actress Taraji P. Henson, and SNL actress Sasheer Zamata, were among the celebrity guests who came out to celebrate the unveiling of the Viktor&Rolf Magic Fragrance Collection on Monday, October 10, 2016 at the Upper East Side Academy Mansion in New York City.

Shirley Caesar Receives Hollywood Star

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Pastor Shirley Caesar Receives Hollywood Star Treatment 
by Dr. Eric J. Chambers | Entertainment News | Sunday, July 24, 2016

Pastor Shirley Caesar, the reigning queen of gospel music, recently received a long overdue star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Black Rose is #1 Album of the Year

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Rebirth of R&B: Tyrese Scores No.1 Album of the Year with "Black Rose"
by VERGE Staff | Entertainment News | Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Nearly 20 years after Tyrese Gibson made his Billboard chart debut, the singer/actor achieves his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 with the arrival of

The ladies of "exhale" are back

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ASPiRE TV's Hit Original Weekly Talk Series is Back! “exhale” Returns for Season Three
by VERGE Staff | Entertainment News | Tuesday, May 5, 2015

ASPiRE, the network that provides a different reality for African American viewers, announced the season three premiere of its hit weekly talk series,

New Book "World Peace is Comedy"

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African Born Comic Writes About Life in America in His New Book:
"World Peace is Comedy"

by VERGE Staff | Entertainment News and Culture | Saturday, March 28, 2015

African born comedian Ed Blaze talks about using comedy to cross cultures with the western world and his funniest experiences as a Tanzanian living in the United States in his new autobiography

John Legend on Mentoring Artists

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John Legend's Advice in His Open Letter to Aspiring Artists: "Take the Leap" and Achieve Your Dreams 
by VERGE Staff | Entertainment News | Saturday, January 24, 2015

To all aspiring musicians and designers, John Legend wants to know, are you ready to take the leap? …