This Thursday on Afrobella Radio – Sam Fine and Lisa Price!

LisaPheadshot

I’ve been listening to Goapele lately, and feeling blessed. When TWS The UnAgency approached me about starting Afrobella Radio, I thought it was a great idea, but still felt nervous, doubtful, scared, overwhelmed…fill in the blank. But I knew this was the right move, so I made it. And tomorrow I’m hosting my biggest episode […]

Afrobella Radio – 10 am CT/11 am EST! Tune In!

64413759

Bellas, today’s episode is for you! On today’s episode of Afrobella Radio, I’ll be interviewing two of the most fabulous women I’ve had the pleasure to meet since I moved to the great city of Chicago. Viola Nicholson is the creator of incredible brush line Brushes By Viola, and a phenomenal makeup artist in her […]

Tune In!

boombox2

Hey everyone! At 11a ET (10a CT) I’ll be on the air with my first ever episode of Afrobella Radio! So pretty please tune in, join the chat room on the Blog Talk Radio site, or leave a comment here. Let me know how I’m doing! I’m a little nervous and a LOT excited to […]

Corinne Bailey Rae, in Concert

edp4205-001-MF_medium

I knew Corinne Bailey Rae was coming to Chicago, but I had no plans to go see her. From what I’d heard, the show was sold out. But because I had blogged about her album, the PR was able to work a last minute miracle. The day before the show, I got a pair of […]

Happy Birthday, Ella

a4adff4b-3991-4a58-9423-25a4898a52ac

If she were still alive, Sunday would have been jazz legend Ella Fitzgerald’s 93rd birthday. The First Lady of Song passed on in 1996, but her music will never ever die. I’ve always been attracted to her humble spirit and gentle personality, and of course her amazing capabilities as a singer. Nobody could scat sing […]

Sharon Jones Learned the Hard Way

l_3d55d37d14cb4f189695862682669ae3

If you haven’t seen Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings perform live, now’s the time to make that happen. The amazing soul band just released their fourth full-length album – I Learned the Hard Way. Click here to buy a copy! I absolutely love the title track, and the video is a departure for the […]

Janelle Monae’s New Jam

So this week I found myself having complex reactions to Erykah’s new video — apparently a criminal complaint has been charged against her for it already. Hmmmm. But my feelings about Janelle Monae’s latest video aren’t complex at all. I LOVE it and it makes me wanna dance! Janelle continues to prove to me that […]