After being in the game for 13 years, have we overlooked Raheem DeVaughn as being one of the greatest of his generation? It seems that being overlooked has only driven him to show and prove why his title “Love King” is his and his alone. Stream and Download his latest release, Decades of a Love King available now on all streaming platforms and check out the interview after the jump!
Sunday’s episode of TV One’s “UNSUNG” features R&B sensation Avant. Avant is best known for the success of his singles Separated, My First Love, and Read Your Mind. With the help of these hits, the singer turned his name into a powerhouse brand. Hailing from Cleveland Ohio, he helped impact the R&B scene in the late 90s and early 2000s. More recently, he's finishing up a new album on MO-B Entertainment being distributed through Capitol Music Group, while simultaneously preparing to hit the road and introduce followers to his new music.
Over the course of several years, the name Jordan Rock has been heard alot more. Not only has he acted in quite a few movies and television shows, he's also a comedian on the rise who just happens to belong to one of the funniest comedic families.. no not the Wayans. Jordan Rock has been groomed and mentored by his older brothers Tony Rock and Chris Rock so he's learned from some of the best in the field. Jordan not only brings something different to his comedic style he's also no slouch, so don't just assume he's where he is because of his siblings. The young man has been putting in work on the comedy circuit in New York for years, just check out a few of the older posts on his Facebook fanpage. I had the opportunity to not only photograph his set at the Improv in Cleveland but I also got to sit down with him prior to his set to ask a few questions. Check out how the interview went after the jump.
I got in touch with Steven Caple Jr. to have him set off our first segment of "Interviews from the OH" where I interview Ohio bred creatives with various skill sets to show exactly what WE are capable of, in hopes they not only provide insight but inspire and/or motivate other Ohioans.
Singer, Songwriter MAJOR. has been into music his entire life but it wasn't until his hit single, Why I Love You started to garner major attention by not only going viral on Youtube (currently at over 30 million views), the song reached top 5 on the billboard charts, Stevie Wonder dubbed it the "wedding song of the year" and Patti LaBelle sang it on her national tour did MAJOR. really get that push into stardom. I got the opportunity to talk to him on a 1-on-1 phone interview during his Press Day before he hit Cleveland on November 2nd for The Rebel, The Soul & The Saint Tour co-headlined by Kirk Franklin and Ledisi.