Avery Wilson Joins Cast of ‘The Wiz’ Broadway-Bound Musical

The initial group of actors for the revival of the popular 1975 Broadway production, The Wiz, has been revealed. R&B vocalist Avery Wilson will play the Scarecrow in the new production, a role previously played by Hinton Battle and Michael Jackson. “Cats out the bag! Im very grateful & honored to be a part of

Khamari Performs ‘These Four Walls’ for ‘COLORS’

R&B newcomer Khamari stopped by COLORS’ studio to perform his new song “These Four Walls.”  Standing in front of a brown backdrop, with his eyes closed, Khamari delivers a sincere rendition of his vulnerable track.  “‘These Four Walls’ is about me romanticizing and finally coming to terms with the isolation that I was dealing with

‘Keyshia Cole: This Is My Story’ Trailer Unveiled: Watch

The trailer for Keyshia Cole’s upcoming biopic, Keyshia Cole: This is My Story, has been released by Lifetime. Cole plays herself in the D’Angela Proctor and Manu Boyer-directed movie and is also the executive producer. The one-minute clip features Cole explaining her decision to share her life story, which has been filled with various obstacles

Leela James Announces Tour Dates

Leela James has announced upcoming show dates, starting with a performance on July 14 in Augusta, Georgia. The R&B vocalist will perform in U.S. cities, including New Orleans, Memphis, Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia.  As of now, James’ run of shows will conclude Oct. 12 in Chandler, Arizona. Some of James’ upcoming shows will feature the

Charlie Wilson Performs for NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert Series

Charlie Wilson visited NPR’s headquarters for a special Tiny Desk Concert in honor of Black Music Month. Joined by a seven-piece band and background singers, the legendary singer opened his 30-minute set with “Charlie, Last Name Wilson.” It’s the title track from his 2005 album, which peaked at No. 10 on the Billboard 200 chart.