Grammy Award Winner and Global Recording Artist Kirk Whalum On New Album Humanité

I have to admit that prior to interviewing Kirk Whalum I wasn’t familiar with his music, but after spending a couples days getting to know him through the jazziest pitches and notes I loved what I found. I became a fan. My musical pallet expanded and my appreciation for diversity in sound grew. I learned so much from my conversation with Kirk and his evolution as an artist. Check out our dialog below and pick up a few nuggets yourself.

Tai Beauchamp and Elton Anderson Bring Us Black Travel And Black Culture Like Never Before as the Hosts of CLEO TV’s Lens of Culture

African Americans are traveling more than ever and prioritize immersing ourselves in culture, both locally and abroad. But I have to say, there has been no better experience in witnessing this type of voyage than through the lens of TV Personality and Producer Tai Beauchamp and Celebrity Photographer Elton Anderson on CLEO TV’s new hit series Lens of Culture.

3 Young Women of Color Create Ground Breaking Web Series: Adultin'

It is with distinct honor that I introduce you to the bold, melanated and unpologetic creatives behind the incredible web series that is Adultin’. I had the amazing opportunity to watch the first season and have a conversation with Kyra Clouden, Malique Daniels and Paulette Marte about the inspiration behind the web series, being a dynamic trio of women of color creating this type of content and the barriers they’re already breaking.

TJ Jackson on Michael Jackson, New Music, Dating Kim Kardashian and Acting

There is no better experience than having a conversation with someone who comes from musical legends and is creating their own legendary journey, yet is extremely humble, family oriented and genuine. TJ Jackson, son of Jackson 5 member, Tito Jackson, nephew to the King of Pop, Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson and former group member of the international sensation 3T is blazing his own path and continuing the family legacy as a solo artist.

Larenz Tate and Joseph Sikora Talk Power Plus More at Circle of Sisters Expo

We stopped by the largest expo for Black Women in New York City, held at the Jacob Javits Convention Center and it featured some of your favorite celebrities, incredible musical performances, thought provoking panels and tons of incredible vendors to shop. No better place to be empowered, inspired and celebrated as a black woman than WBLS’ annual Circle of Sisters Expo!

Meet The Stars of Deadly Dispatch: Tamala Jones, Dominque Perry and Bone Crusher

Deadly Dispatch is the perfect combination of LOVE, LIES and MURDER. Tamala Jones, Dominque Perry and Bone Crusher do an excellent job of telling the true story of Tiffany (Tamala Jones) going to the ends of the earth to seek justice for her best friend Shawn’s (Bone Crusher) murder. Tiffany believes Shawn’s widow Amber (Dominique Perry) may be involved in his death and has made it her personal mission to find out.

MC Lyte And Malinda Williams Talk TV One's 'Loved To Death'

Malinda Williams and MC Lyte talk about their incredible roles in TV One’s third installment of their Love, Lies And Murder series, ‘LOVED TO DEATH’. Throughout our empowering conversation the ladies discuss the importance of domestic violence awareness, trusting and allowing those you love to hold you accountable when behaving outside of yourself and why you should tune in to this must see film.

TV One's 'In Broad Daylight' Cast Interviews - Chyna Lane and Curtis Hamilton

TV One’s second installment of their LOVE, LIES AND MURDER movie series, IN BROAD DAYLIGHT, stars Shad Moss (Bow Wow), who made his Executive Producer debut, Chyna Lane of “She’s Got To It” and Curtis Hamilton of "Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Michel'le".

This film is based off true events of a woman and her family try to protect her from an obsessive and abusive boyfriend. Check out what Chyna Lane and Curtis Hamilton had to say about their roles and experience telling this story.

HBO Takes on ESSENCE Music Festival 2019 with a Dope Series of Events

HBO showed up and showed out for the 25th Anniversary of ESSENCE Music Fest! With back to back events that brought you up close and personal with self, our community and black women on the rise, HBO did not disappoint in creating unforgettable moments and conversations. The Loft HBO in NOLA was the place to be, the place to laugh, the place to learn and the place to be inspired.

BET's 'NEXT BIG THING' Exclusive with Season 1 Competitor, Niyala Hedge “Lovee”

The newest reality music competition is here! Hosted by Charlamagne Tha God, BET’s THE NEXT BIG THING premiered July 9th with an amazing line up of tomorrows superstars. 21 R&B and Hip Hop contestants fight their way through a one of kind artist development bootcamp for who’s got next!

New Digital Comedy Series 'THE UNWRITTEN RULES' Debuts on CLEO TV

Have you heard ? It’s finally here! ‘THE UNWRITTEN RULES’ is a new poplar digital series on CLEO TV chronicling the realities of being black in a white corporate setting. From a comedic point of view, this series follows Racey Jones as she navigates being the only black person in a white workplace.

Marsai Martin and Byron Allen Honored at Culture Creators 2019

Honoring the best and the bold of black creatives, innovators and intellectuals, Culture Creators celebrates its 4th annual Awards Brunch at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA. No stranger to this event, Tanika Ray, co-host of EXTRA hosted the brunch alongside DeMarco Morgan, co-anchor of CBS2 News This Morning.

RECAP: CLEO TV and Spectrum Kicked Off Inaugural 'CLEO SPEAKS' Tour in New York City with Trailblazers Tracy Garraud, Natasha Alford, Necole Kane and Charreah K. Jackson

Hosted by CLEO TV and Spectrum, the CLEO SPEAKS: SHE SPEAKS. WE LISTEN tour made its first stop in New York City at the Helen Mills Event Space and Theater. The event included a panel discussion moderated by Tracy Garraud, Co-Host of Sway in the Morning and Founder of She's Beauty and the Beast with featured panelists Natasha Alford, Deputy Editor of the Griot; Necole Kane, Founder ofxoNecole.com; and Charreah K. Jackson, author and CEO. A special screening of Garraud'sCLEO SPEAKS episode was also highlighted

One Musicfest Announces Line Up, Gucci Man, Wu-Tang Clan, Pharrell Williams, Teyana Taylor and more set to perform.

With the most epic line up yet, One Musicfest is back and ready to take over the ATL September 7th- 8th! Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta, GA is the place to be as this unique two-day festival celebrates 10 years as the cultures only reunion of legends, next generation stars and the best of urban music.

Roshon Fegan and Russ Parr discuss TV One's 'The Bobby DeBarge Story' at the American Black Film Festival

For more than two decades, the American Black Film Festival, the nation’s largest gathering of black in film and television, has been the hub of premiering and showcasing the work of some of the greatest and rising talents in the industry. Ryan Coogler, Issa Raye, Samuel L. Jackson and Taraji P. Henson are just a few of many in the past, but this year, the incredible cast and producers of the Bobby DeBarge Story made their mark.

OWN's 'To Have & To Hold Charlotte' Red Carpet Premiere + Cast Interviews

I had the incredible opportunity of being the official Red Carpet Host for the premiere of OWN’s new series, ‘To Have & To Hold Charlotte’. The show is about high powered couples in the Queen City navigating the highs and lows of marriage, friendship and living their best lives. Check out interviews with the cast, producers, family and friends.

The DL Hughley Show Breakout TV Personality, Jasmine Sanders: From Foster Care to Television

“I envisioned this when I was a kid. I knew it would happen. I just knew it in my bones.”

Award winning media powerhouse, Co-Host to the Nationally Syndicated The DL Hughley Show and break out TV Personality of the new night time talk show on TV One, The DL Hughley Show, Jasmine Sanders has broken barriers and claimed her seat at the table.