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Janelle Monae Wants You To Vote

Janelle Monae Wants You To Vote

essencecom-janelle-monae-98_610x397_29In recent months we’ve seen Janelle Monae’ and the Wondaland camp in the headlines and on media outlets using their celebrity for activism. Now Janelle Monae’ has teamed up with the White House to urge Americans to register to vote. In an official email from the White Hose Janelle Monae’ sent this message

There was once a time when young African-American women like myself did not get the opportunity to vote. They simply could not.

I think about that every time I go to the polls to exercise that fundamental right — not just to honor those who fought so I could have it, but because, simply put, I know that this is an essential part of our democracy.

Whether we want to change our communities, or have a say in the public issues we care about the most — the power we have to make that happen is the power we have at the polls.

That’s why I exercise my right to vote.

Are you with me?
You can exercise your right to vote but you must be registered first. It’s simple Click on the link below to find out how
REGISTER TO VOTE

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The Dangerfeel Newbies Drops Love From The Sun

The Dangerfeel Newbies Drops Love From The Sun

Inspired by the story of Dangerfield Newby, one of five African-Americans in the John Brown party, this Atlanta-based trio delivers a set that is deeply rooted in blues, jazz, soul, funk, hip-hop & house. Formed by DJ’s Jamal Ahmad and Mark Angel and keyboardist/musician Darren “DJ” Wagner, the mission is to create a sound that encapsulated a soulful and well-rounded listening experience. The Dangerfeel Newbies drop The first single from the EP “Southern Suns/ Sons Featuring Kathleen J. Bertrand and Trumpet/ Trombone by the PR Experience Check it out here! Enjoy!

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Angie Stone Is Prepping New Music +Video

Angie Stone Is Prepping New Music +Video

Angie Stone is preparing to release her latest project, Dream, due out November 2015 via a new Shanachie Entertainment in collaboration with Conjunction Entertainment Inc. Music Executive/Producer Walter W. Millsap III and TopNotch Music. Check out the behind the scenes video of the making of the video for her latest single 2 Bad Habits. Enjoy!

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Gladys Knight Is Back!

Gladys Knight Is Back!

Every once in a while a main stream artist bursts on to the scene with something new and unexpected… This is exactly what long time soul veteran singer Gladys Knight has done with the release of her latest single Just A Little. Written by Avhre and produced by S1 the dance tune is sure attract the attention of fans old and new. “Just a Little” is the lead single from Gladys Knight’s upcoming twelfth solo studio album entitled, Parallel. At age 71 Ms Knight proves that she can still move the crowd. Listen to Just A Little. Enjoy!

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Tweet Is Back For More

Tweet Is Back For More

tweetThe Southern Hummingbird, Tweet is back with a straight fire hit entitled Won’t Hurt Me… The songstress delivers exactly what fans have come to expect. She’s set to release a new CD, Charlene, wthat is due out in January 2016. Until then listen to the first single, “Won’t Hurt Me.” You can grab the single on iTunes…Enjoy

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