- John Legend Stands Up For Wife
John Legend and wife Chrissy Teigen recently welcomed daughter Luna Simone. When pictures surfaced of the two at dinner without their newborn, people posted rude comments on her social network feeds criticising her. John received no such comments, and he’s upset about the double parenting standards. Taking to Twitter earlier this week, he wrote to his 7.8 million followers:
“Funny there’s no dad-shaming. When both of us go out to dinner, shame both of us so Chrissy doesn’t have to take it all. We’ll split it."
According to Yahoo, Legend has been receiving lots of positive feedback about the post. The tweet has been liked over 25,000 times and retweeted 7,800 times.
- Lin Rountree's Free Gospel & Praise Dance Concert
Lin Rountree is raising funds for a FREE concert meant to UPLIFT the community through music and dance. For the past three years, his organization Ltree Entertainment has proudly partnered with the El Olam Center for Dance and Arts to bring an annual 2 day Praise-dance conference to the city of Detroit.
Every year the conference culminates in a FREE Gospel and Praise Concert at the end of the Weekend. This year, because of overwhelming demand the conference had to move to larger venue. (COBO CENTER). And in order to accommodate its exponential growth additional resources are needed in order to ensure participants have the have the best experience possible. Lin is asking for your assistance in order to keep concert portion of this event Free and Open to the public, just as it's been since its inception.
A portion of your donation goes to the EL Olam Cares Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing disadvantaged inner-city youth an opportunity to study dance.
- Brian Culbertson's FUNK! is coming
Brian Culbertson has been in the studio writing songs and recording a new FUNK record due out this September. If you’ve been to one of his shows lately, you’ve heard a couple teasers, Marvin Gaye’s “Got To Give It Up” and Wild Cherry’s “Play That Funky Music.” However, the majority is new original material more in line with old school Parliament Funkadelic meets Prince.
Brian is currently in LA shooting videos for the album. And similar to Brian’s last studio album, Another Long Night Out, he will offer fans exclusive ways to get involved in the record process via Indiegogo. That campaign will start shortly. More information will be released soon at www.brianculbertson.com
- Euge Groove is Still Euge
Here is a sneak peek of the tiitle track from the forthcoming Euge Groove album Long Player called "Still Euge". Out in July on Shanachie Entertainment.
- Marcus Anderson... And Coffee
Saxophonist Marcus Anderson has created the ultimate music and beverage experience by merging great music with great coffee.
Marcus has combined a new album and his own line of coffee, both titled And Coffee. Each track gives you the good feeling of relaxing at your favorite coffeehouse, sidewalk café or spending time enjoying your favorite coffee at home. Marcus brings with him great collaborations with the musical talents of guitarists Darnell “Showcase” Taylor and Matt Marshak, trumpeter Lin Roundtree, keyboardist Nicholas Cole and Midwest bassist Julian Vaughn.
Marcus serves up musical delightful songs such as “Expresso Shot”- has the energy of a strong Espresso Shot. “Coffee Cocktails” invites listeners to enjoy a coffee cocktail when listening to Marcus playing for you, while “Vanilla Mocha” lifts and gently releases you into musical relaxation. The bonus track, Marcus’ gift to listeners, is “Passion Blend”. Listening to it is like going on an adventure, awakening all your senses.
Purchase Marcus Anderson's And Coffee album and coffee now at his store.
- Prince Dead at 57
The artist known as Prince has died ... according to TMZ. The singer, who's full name is Prince Rogers Nelson, was 57.
Prince's body was discovered at his Paisley Park studio in Minnesota early Thursday morning. Multiple sources connected to the singer confirmed he had passed.
He had a medical emergency on April 15th that forced his plane to make an emergency landing in Illinois. But he appeared at a concert the next day and assured his fans he was alright. His people told TMZ he was battling the flu.
Read more: http://www.tmz.com/2016/04/21/prince-dead-at-57/#ixzz46TvVy54x
- Michael Lington Exclusives
Michael Lington has partnered with PledgeMusic to offer unique experiences and cool stuff.
When you get the AccessPass you will get a digital download of the new album and automatically get access to exclusive behind the scenes photos, videos and other updates about the recording sessions and touring.
Visit here: http://found.ee/MichaelLington_PledgeMusic-2:42
- Linda Ronstadt opens up about Parkinson's
Legendary singer Linda Ronstadt recently made a rare public appearance in San Jose, Ca. KGO was at her sold out show where she discussed her Parkinson's diagnosis.
"I can't sing anymore. That's that. I can still sing in my brain but I can't sing. It's just the way it is. If you're going to have Parkinson's you better have a sense of humor. Because somebody wants to surprise you with Mr. Toad's wild ride -- you wake up in the morning and you have this collection of symptoms, you don't know what's going to show up," said Ronstadt.
The show was a retrospective, focusing on memories of her successul career and how she has been coping with Parkinson's disease.
- Lenny Kravitz, Interior Designer
Musician Lenny Kravitz has added interior designer to his resume. The Hollywood Reporter reports that his firm Kravitz Design, has been hired to handle the interior design of a luxury condo building at 75 Kenmare Street in New York. The project marks Kravitz Design’s first New York luxury condo.
Frederik Eklund and John Gomes of Douglas Elliman will head sales, expected to price between $1.7 million to over $12 million. “We’re going after creative people, especially those with homes in more than one city,” Eklund said. The Million Dollar Listing New York star also touted a Nolita boom — it appreciated the most of any Manhattan neighborhood last year.
- Janet Jackson pregnant?
Janet Jackson has announced she will be cancelling the rest of her Unbreakable tour. She indicated it was due to doctor's orders and her desire to start a family with her husband. See her personal message to her fans below.