Laura Izibor is an Atlantic Records hot new artist who was featured on this site earlier this year. She’s also a VH1 Soul Oughta Know Artist who has been hailed by Rolling Stone, Vibe, Billboard, etc and even compared to Lauryn Hill, Alicia Keys, and Joss Stone. Laura’s highly anticipated CD, “Let The Truth Be Told” drops June 16th and her first single From My Heart to Yours has been making hot on the airwaves:
Ticket GiveAway ~ One lucky Straight From The “A” reader will receive a pair of tickets to see Laura Izabor LIVE at Vinyl (1374 West Peachtree St. Atlanta, GA 30309) this Friday, June 12, 2009 at 7pm. The catch? There is none. Just leave a comment below telling me how much you love music and I’ll select the winner at random.
*Comments close at noon Thursday, June 11th and the winner will be announced at 5pm.*
Nivea hit up V-103’s Ryan Cameron back in March of this year to clear the air about that crazy Rolling Out video that showed her acting rather bizarre. She attempted to explain that it was an old video that should have never been released but also touched on her former marriage to The Dream, her 3 kids and her current engagement to Lil Wayne.
Check out that full radio interview below as well as a musical Nivea flashback: Continue Reading…
In the photo above Jame Foxx appears to be resurrecting the spirit of Ray Charles (again). Peep the glasses, the smile, the stance. Wow…all captured in an instant on film! Foxx along host Steve Harvey appeared with such icons as Prince, Patti LaBelle and Bill Cosby to celebrate the Apollo Theatre’s 75th anniversary.
Quincy Jones and Patti LaBelle were each inducted into the Apollo Legends Hall of Fame and the Ruby Dee and Ollie Davis Arts and Humanitarian Award was presented to Bill and Camille Cosby.
Check out a few photos from the historic event:
Prince reminds me of a banana smoothie….
Bill & Camille Cosby…entertainment industry royalty!
Mariah Carey presents Patti LaBelle with her Apollo Legends Hall of Fame plaque.