Shawn Raiford ‘Leave the Door Open’ – LISTEN

At its essence, the four-time Grammy-winning hit “Leave the Door Open” is a song about opportunity and R&B-jazz saxophonist Shawn Raiford is keeping himself open to the opportunities that music presents to him “at this stage in my life.” Teaming with Grammy-winning producer Derek “DOA” Allen (Lionel Richie, Janet Jackson, Tyrese), Raiford pours his soulful intentions into an instrumental version


Alicia Keys Announces New Musical ‘Hell’s Kitchen’

Legendary singer, songwriter and producer Alicia Keys has announced a new musical, Hell’s Kitchen, based on her experience growing up in the Manhattan neighborhood of the same name. Written by Pulitzer Prize finalist Kristoffer Diaz and directed by Michael Greif and choreographed by Camille A. Brown, both Tony nominees, Hell’s Kitchen revolves around a teenager


Janet Jackson Day Proclaimed in Minnesota

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan have officially dubbed May 30 as Janet Jackson Day. Flanagan shared the announcement in a social media post on Tuesday evening, during Jackson’s recent Together Again Tour stop at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. “Happy @janetjackson Day, Minnesota,” wrote Flanagan in a caption for