Happy Birthday, Luther Vandross!

Happy Birthday, Luther Vandross! Today, the most soulful singer I’ve ever heard would have been 66 years old. Gone, but not forgotten. Rest on… Click below to listen to my favorite Luther Vandross song. WARNING: Grab your Kleenex.

COACHELLA 2017 ROUNDUP

This year Coachella got even bigger, with A-list artists, unveiled for headlining the event, including Kendrick Lamar and Beyoncé; who had to drop because of her pregnancy. Click HERE to Read Beyoncé, Radiohead and Kendrick Lamar will headline the 18th annual Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival Kendrick Lamar and Travis Scott Performing at Coachella…

KELLY ROWLAND’S NEW BOOK “WHOA, BABY!”

In addition to Kelly Rowland’s credits as a Grammy-award winner, executive producer, and actress, she can now add being a book author to the list. Rowland released her first book titled “Whoa, Baby! – A Guide for Young and New Mothers Who Feel overwhelmed and Freaked Out”. For her mom’s guide, she enlisted the assistance…

GUERRILLA – Idris Elba Stars in a New Limited Event Series on Showtime

Showtime has announced the dates for its two highly expected new series called “Guerrilla and I’m Dying Up Here. The new limited event series “Guerrilla” premiered on Sunday, April 16 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Showtime. The drama is available in the United Kingdom on Sky and in the United State on Showtime. The new…

Person of the Week: JWonn

I recently had a chance to talk with JWonn, one of the brightest stars on the Southern Soul Music scene. We had a great conversation and it was definitely an honor for me to able to talk to this talent after hearing his music over the airwaves for so long. His song “I Got This…

Remembering Charles Quinton ‘Charlie’ Murphy

Charles Quinton ‘Charlie’ Murphy is an American actor, comedian and writer with an extraordinary legacy behind him. Charles Murphy died at 57 after a long battle with leukemia, an illness he kept so secret he didn’t even tell his co-stars on ‘Power’. The actor who was a brother to the world-famous comedian Eddie Murphy became…

New Music Video: BLUSH – ‘Work’

Recently, Southern Laced contributor Carmen Hibbler had the pleasure of interviewing R&B trio, BLUSH. Click here to read [INTERVIEW] Mathew Knowles’ Group, BLUSH, Releases New Song and Sneak Peek of Video.

Crime Mob Reunite for New Album?

I’ve read this all over the social media and I’m glad that this is true. I miss this group because they had songs that made you want to get krunk or yep in my white t or even rock yo hips.  For those who don’t know who Crime Mob is, you were born in the…

Happy Birthday, Chaka Khan!

Chaka Khan is a Legend of the Decade! Even after all these years, she still looks just as beautiful as ever. Honestly, I need to see what kind of water she’s drinking so I can look as young as she does when I get her age. I didn’t hear about Chaka Khan until I was…