"It was diffidently time for a
new album in this day and age to wait four years is unheard of," said Billboard Music Award winner KEM about the release
of his fourth studio album "Promise to Love" on Motown Records. "(The album is about) love, faith and relationships...the
most dearly, most important things in our lives." The two-time Grammy Award nominated singer/songwriter released
the "It's You" single that reached #3 on UAC radio. The highly anticipated album features Snoop Dogg on "Downtown"
and Ronald Isley on "My Favorite Thing." "There is, on top of love, a mixture of R&B,
more traditional...and a little bit of grease in it, " KEM pointed out. "There are a lot more...Read the full October 17, 2014 column ...>
Columbia Pictures' Fury is the
definition of bravery, in theatres October 17, 2014
The David Ayer directed Columbia Pictures' presentation of Fury is the definition of bravery. The Brad Pitt (12 Years a Slave)
produced action/drama follows five men put together by chance at a time when the world was at war. Fury hits theaters October
17, 2014. Fury, their tank's name, one of the last tanks left in the war against Hitler, and its crossing
Germany checking village after village, house after house for the final stages of the war. It's the final stages of the war
and we seem to be winning it even though we have out-dated equipment and low on supplies. Five tank members,
lead by Wardaddy (Academy Award winner Brad Pit), find themselves at an important position charged with stopping the final...Read the full October 17, 2014 column...>
The 17th annual First Ladies High Tea highlights extraordinary
ladies of the church
BET's Dr. Bobby Jones of the "Bobby
Jones Gospel" show co-hosted the 17th annual First Ladies High Tea at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Dr. Jones a Grammy Award
winner brought his larger than life personality to shine the light on extraordinary first ladies of the church - women whose
husbands lead the church. The First Ladies High Tea event honors a long list of first ladies of the church,
along with a fashion show and performances. I covered the red carpet arrivals and had a chance to talk briefly with Dr. Bobby
Jones, and Vicki Mack Lataillade who received a special honor, the "Focus Award." Vicki co-founded GospelCentric,
a record label, which is currently owned by Sony Music, and is now one of the largest Gospel labels in the world. GospelCentric
is where Kirk Franklin, J. Moss, and Dorinda Clark Cole are signed. She is now owner of Central South Distribution, the largest
black owned Gospel record distributer in the world, grossing over 300 million a year. "I started the
label that Kirk Franklin is on...I ...Read the full October 17, 2014 column...>
Cedric 'The Entertainer',
D.L. Hughley, Eddie Giffin, George Lopez and Mike Epps set to honor Richard Pryor November 2, 2014
(Peoria, ILL) - "A
Night For Richard" is to take place November 2, 2014 in Peoria, Illinois. Spearheaded by George Lopez, "A Night
For Richard" will honor the legacy of Richard Pryor in a historic,one-night-only show at the SMG managed Peoria Civic
Center. Lopez has invited some of the biggest names in comedy to join him in honoring Pryor, including Cedric ‘The Entertainer',
D.L. Hughley, Eddie Griffin, and Mike Epps.
TV to premiere its new original comedy 'Family Time'
(Los Angeles, CA) - Omar Gooding and Angell Conwell, the stars of the
hit Bounce TV original comedy series "Family Time" to premiere October 14, 2014. Bounce TV launced in 2011
targeting African-American adults with programs of original series, theatrical motion pictures, documentaries, specials, game
shows and inspirational faith-based programs. It is currently in 88 markets.
Chrisette Michele to perform at Rams Head in Baltimore November 25, 2014
(Baltimore, MD) - Grammy Award winning Chrisette Michele
will perform November 25, 2014 at Rams Head Live in Baltimore, Maryland. The R&B/Soul singer is signed to Motown Records,
and has been featured on several Hip-Hop Records that include The Game's LAX on "Let Us Live," Jay Z's "Kingdom
Come on Lost One", and NAS's "Hip-Hop Is Dead" on "Hope." Her last album "Better" (2013)
debuted at #12 on Billboard 200 Chart, it was noimnnated for a 2014 Grammy Award. The Grammy Award she won was for her 2009
VIDEO CLIP OF THE WEEK
Baltimore native SisQo, a six-time
Billboard winner/one-time MTV Video Music winner and four-time Grammy Award nominee, lead singer of the multi-platinum selling
R&B group Dru Hill preps for the release of his third studio album "The Last Dragon" (Dragon Music/Massenburg)
on Decmber 9, 2014 with the release of its first single "A-List" featuring rapper Waka Flocka Flame. SisQo has sold
over 30 million records. Watch the music video to "A-List" below!
(Los Angeles, CA) - Famed former radio personality Lee "The Voice" Bailey, publisher of the www.EURweb.com
entertainment news online magazine, will serve on the judges' panel at the Saturday, October 25 2014 "Uplifting Minds
II" (ULMII) entertainment conference. The conference is free and open to the public and offers an entertainment business
seminar panel discussion from 1 - 3pm, and a national talent showcase competition from 3 - 5pm. Ten acts will perform and
be judged in two of three categories - vocal, songwriting and dance. "Uplifting Minds II" will be held at the Celebrity
Centre in Hollywood (5930 Franklin Avenue, 90028/free parking).
Bailey has served on the panel for the national conference in Los Angeles
for 11 years, the event is held annually in Baltimore as well. He is also the event's online media sponsor via EURweb.com.
Lee is an Air Force veteran who, because of his voice, was asked to DJ on KPOP in Sacramento. He went on to syndicate his
show of black entertainment news, as Radioscope to over 40 stations across the country. His entertainment news is now available
at EURweb.com. The website started in 1997 and has an estimated 85,000 visitors week. He also has an EURweb newsletter distributed
via email daily with an estimated 200,000 subscribers. His entertainment news is also available via mobile devices and on
TransiTV where bus/train riders in Los Angeles, Chicago, Orlando, Milwaukee and Atlanta can see the latest black entertainment
news on TV monitors.
Joining Lee Bailey on the Saturday,
October 25, 2014 "Uplifting Minds II" entertainment conference's national talent showcase competition judges panel
is stage/TV actress and Jazz singer Ellia English (Dreamgirls/"Curve Your Enthusiasm," and Disney's "Good Luck
Charlie"); Celebrity Hip-Hop veteran photographer Koi Sojer, and Gramma Funk, famed singer/songwriter whose hit single
"I See You Baby" can be heard on the Nike' Fuel Band commercial (http://youtu.be/BicFswXw2_U ).
The 15 year-old entertainment conference's talent showcase competition
will award three acts (vocal, songwriting and dance) with its blue crystal ball ULMII Award, and a list of prizes that include
"free product shelf-space" from Dimensions In Music record store in downtown Baltimore; a "free public relations
strategy and business management consult for a month" from Eunice Moseley, MS, M.B.A. president of Freelance Associates,
a PR and business consultant firm (PRSA/ www.ThePulseofEntertainment.com/FreelanceAssociates.html); "free entertainment
business consult" from entertainment business mogul Paul Gardner, II (www.TheGardnerLawGroup.com); "free music track,
studio time and promotions" from five-time ULMII winner and Virgin Island producer Marvin Davis aka V.I.P. (www.DustDemAFF.com);
"free vocal coaching" from professional singer and vocal coach Nadiyah Kareem (Superstar Enter.); "free make-up
application/stylist consult" from Jeneanne Collins president of Rebellious Beauty; "free commercial photo shoot"
from commercial photographer Ty Moore (www.IAmSharpEye.com); "free photo shoot and road management consult" from
tour manager (Anita Baker, Temptations) and professional photographer Gar Roberts (www.Garman.zenfolio.com), and "talent
management consult" from talent manager Cordell Capone - Natalie Nunn, reality star on "Bad Girls Club" - (www.CordellCapone.com).
To inquire about talent slot availability call 562-424-3836,
or email FreeAssocInc3@aol, or register at www.UpliftingMinds2.com.