Hezekiah Walker honored with NNPA Torch Award

Grammy Award-winning artist Bishop Hezekiah Walker can add the 2015 Torch Award for religion to his list of accomplishments as a gospel music artist and pastor of Love Fellowship Tabernacle, a mega church in Brooklyn, N.Y.

'Home' run: Did Rihanna save DreamWorks Animation?

The nightmare for DreamWorks Animation may be over. The beleaguered studio can thank Rihanna and Sheldon from "The Big Bang Theory" for the turnaround.

'The Daily Show' replaces Jon Stewart with ...

It looks like "The Daily Show" has a new host.

AVERY Sunshine to Perform at the Home is Where the Heart is Concert Fundraiser

The Women’s Challenge Presents the Home is Where the Heart is: Obtain, Sustain & Reclaim, concert fundraiser featuring singer-songwriter AVERY Sunshine.

Indie Soul Movie Review: 'Drake’s Homecoming: The Lost Footage'

On Thursday March 18, 2015 for one night only, the Baltimore area was treated to a screening of “Drake’s Homecoming: The Lost Footage,” a film documenting platinum recording artist Drake’s sold out concert in Toronto, Canada. The film features lost ...

‘Empire’ shows that black dollars matter

According to a Nielsen consumer report, African Americans are voracious consumers of media, watching 37 percent more television than any other slice of American demography.

RAMBLING ROSE: Do you remember these night spots?

I got some oldies for you! Girlfriend, do you remember these clubs and patrons in these photos?

Indie Soul: Cherie Cofield’s 5th Annual Let’s Get Serious Health, Wellness, and Fitness Expo

It’s time to get ready for the 5th Annual Let’s Get Serious Health, Wellness, and Fitness Expo on Saturday, April 4, 2015 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Legendary Songwriter Diane Warren creates new single for Oprah Winfrey to become OWN Network Anthem

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced that legendary songwriter Diane Warren has written a new original song titled “You Will” for Oprah Winfrey and it will serve as the anthem for the network.

African-American Family Festival at The Walters

On Saturday, March 21, 2015, over 1,300 people from all walks of life came to celebrate African American culture through art, history and music at The African American Family Festival held at The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore.

Hollywood comes to Annapolis for annual film festival

Hollywood is making an appearance on the Chesapeake

Indie Soul Music Review: Ima Jackson’s 'Enchanting Raindrops'

This week, Indie Soul takes it back to the motherland with Ima Jackson-- an artist with a an incredible voice and a powerful message.

Basil Waine Kong considered Mark Twain of Jamaica releases new book

Garnett Myrie was just a Jamaican boy from the countryside who was always in the midst of mischief growing up. As a young man he fought in the war of liberation in Angola and later returned to his home country ...

Indie Soul Spotlight: John R. Lamkin II

When you talk jazz and music with John R. Lamkin II, be prepared to talk for hours about the many places he has been, the artists he has performed with, and his love of teaching music to children.

Actor pitches psychological thriller about drugs, recovery

Shiek Mahmud-Bey could be a true Hollywood story that could eventually turn up in an episode of “Unsung” on BET. Not because he has ever been in over his head or has been on Skid Row and his career has ...