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J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise Earn First Dove Award Nomination, Announce New Single “No Reason To Fear”

J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise continue to ride the wave of success with "You Deserve It," the first release on Hairston's new recording label, JamesTown Music. Hairston and his group Youthful Praise have been nominated for their first Dove Award for Traditional Gospel... Continue Reading →

The Queen of Soul Is Coming Home: Aretha Franklin To Retire In Detroit Where she Plans To Open a Nightclub Downtown and Perform Occasionally

The Queen is coming home. Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, and beloved icon of Detroit, said she plans to close out her career where it began, in her beloved hometown. In an exclusive interview Wednesday, Franklin said she plans to... Continue Reading →

LISTEN: Homosexuality in the Church, God’s People Standing Against Evil, & Grace’s Behavior Reminds Us Not to Be Hypocrites (BCNN1’s The Gospel According to Greenleaf Episode #19) Welcome to BCNN1's The Gospel According to Greenleaf Podcast, Episode #19. As we prepare for the midseason premiere on August 15th & 16th, we are going to take a look back at some of the major lessons we have... Continue Reading →

Kim Burrell Says She Was Hurt When Fellow Christians Condemned Her Sermon Against Homosexuality

Kim Burrell was not hurt that her invitation to "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" was rescinded earlier this year when her sermon speaking against the LGBT lifestyle went viral, but she did admit to crying after some fellow gospel musicians spoke... Continue Reading →

Oprah says, ‘By the Time You Hit 60, There Are Just No Damn Apologies’

While what Oprah is saying sounds good, she must remember that while she may not have to answer to or apologize to other human beings, as a Christian, she does have to answer to and apologize to God for her... Continue Reading →

Chris Brown Speaks on Rihanna Assault For New Documentary: ‘I Felt Like a Monster’

Chris Brown relived the February 2009 night he assaulted Rihanna for his new documentary “Welcome to My Life.” Brown, then just 19, confessed to punching and pushing the “Umbrella” singer, who was 20 at the time, into the window of the Lamborghini he... Continue Reading →

Congrats! MC Lyte Gets Married In Jamaica

MC Lyte is now Mrs. Lyte. The rap icon tied the knot with her fiancé Marine Corp veteran and entrepreneur John Wyche, reports Essence. The nuptials took place at the Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica, over the weekend. R&B... Continue Reading →

LeBron James and Oscar-Winning Actress Octavia Spencer Team Up for Madam C.J. Walker Series

The story of the first black female millionaire is coming to television. LeBron James‘ production company, SpringHill Entertainment, is executive producing a limited series about the entrepreneur and social activist Madam C.J. Walker. Oscar winner Octavia Spencer is attached to star with Eve’s... Continue Reading →

‘Deadpool 2’ Stuntwoman Killed, Joi ‘SJ’ Harris, Was a Pioneering Black Motorcycle Racer

The woman who died Monday during a motorcycle stunt on the set of "Deadpool 2" has been identified as Joi "SJ" Harris, a groundbreaking black road racer who, according to her website, got her Class M license in 2009 and didn't... Continue Reading →

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