It’s DJ Chill Will of the University of Michigan’s WCBN 88.3 FM. Home of the longest running Hip Hop show in the Mid-West and maybe the country. Check our Top 40 chart for November 30. And be sure to tune into the show weekly on 88.3 FM in the Ann Arbor/Metro Detroit area or at www.wcbn.org Saturday night’s from 9pm until 12 am est.
What’s good people? Hope all had a good Thanksgiving and enjoyed the biggest party night of the year, the Wednesday before. I had a ball at the Ultimate Sports Bar, then over at Melange and the Alley Bar. Good times and good music. But now it’s time for a work vacation and when I left it was “36” and snow on the way. To 76 and sunny in LA and no need for coats. Ran into Mike Epps and Chris Spencer and a host of funny people at The Comedy Store. Encluding a sketch comedy group called “Slow Children Walking” Hilarious if show if there ever in your city check them out. Oh and shout to Tony Rock for the drink even though I don’t drink Lol. For more information about me DJ Chill Will got to www.twitter.com/chillwill734 or www.facebook.com/djchillwill734
Who: Troy Monaco, Brand Relations/Blogger
Why: Worked in PR for 10+ years and went on to create an internet space for those who enjoy life, style and pop culture commentary.
Where: Based in Toronto/New York/San Francisco
When: Since 2009 Read more…
Born Lonnie Rashid Lynn in Chicago on March 13, 1972, Common rose to prominence as one of hip-hop’s most poetic and respected lyricists, having garnered multiple Grammy Awards for his first eight albums. Common’s ninth, The Dreamer, The Believer, will be released in December by Warner Brothers Records.
In 2004, he partnered with fellow Chicago native and rap music mega-star Kanye West to produce the album BE, which went on to garner four Grammy Award nominations. Three years later, Common released his critically-acclaimed seventh album, Finding Forever, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard Album Chart and went on to earn him another Grammy. His eighth album, Universal Mind Control, was released in 2008 and was nominated for a Grammy in the category of Best Rap Album.
Common’s film credits include “Smokin’ Aces,” “American Gangster,” “Wanted,” “Terminator Salvation,” “Date Night” and “Just Wright.” In addition, he is set to co-star opposite Jennifer Garner next year in “The Odd Life of Timothy Green.”
On TV, Common enjoys a recurring role on the AMC Network series “Hell on Wheels.” He plays Elam, a freed slave who heads West in search of work on the Transcontinental Railroad in post-Civil War America. Read more…
ROYALTY NETWORK PLACES PITBULL’S #1 SINGLE GIVE ME EVERYTHING IN PROMO FOR MAJOR FEATURE FILM, NEW YEAR’S EVE
November 29, 2011, New York, NY – The Royalty Network, one of the top independent publishing companies in the US, has secured a spot for Pitbull’s #1 Billboard Hot 100 track, “Give Me Everything,” in the promo trailer for the major feature film, New Year’s Eve. The song was co-written with Royalty Network writer and Grammy Award winning music producer Afrojack, who is also featured in the song.
“Give Me Everything” is the second single from Pitbull’s most recent release, Planet Pit, which reached the #7 on Billboard’s Top 200 chart.
Afrojack, currently one of the hottest new producers/writers, is also credited on Beyonce’s hit single “Run The World (Girls)” as well as his own charting single “Take Over Control,” which was #1 for six weeks on Billboard’s Hot Dance Airplay chart.
MYAMAZINROOTS.COM SHOWCASES FINE ART IMAGES OF ANCIENT AFRICAN KINGDOMS, EMPIRES AND CIVILIZATIONS
Nationwide(BlackNews.com) — New website, MyAmazinRoots.com, features fine art images of ancient Africa. The images debunk the stereotypical and racist views of Africa as a dark continent by showcasing Africa’s Ancient History through fine art.
The various paintings, drawing and illustrations have all been meticulously restored and enhanced over the past few years. Much of it has never been seen by most present day Africans and African Americans – yet Africa’s fine art and depictions of Africans in fine art has occupied space in some of the world’s most prominent museums abroad for centuries. Read more…
AN AWARD FOR NATURAL BEAUTIES: AMERICA’S NEXT NATURAL MODEL 2012
– $1,000 in cash, an Adrian Alicea photo shoot, an Iman Cosmetics makeover, Going Natural Hair Care products, endorsements and more –
Tiana Tamara Townsel – ANNM 2008
Nationwide(BlackNews.com) — Out of hundreds of beauties, only ten will compete for an Adrian Alicea photo shoot, an Iman Cosmetics Makeover, $1000 in cash, free Going Natural Hair Care products, endorsements and a whole lot more. All this takes place online in one of the fastest growing social communities today, Going-Natural.com, with over 25,000 members. The annual pageant, also known as Miss Nappturality, can best be described as America’s Next Top Model meets American Idol on the web. Read more…
Recently, I had a question come into my box I found very interesting. The person was curious why the shampoo she was using still generated lather, despite the fact that it did not contain sodium lauryl sulfate or sodium laureth sulfate. I immediately thought “Oh! What a wonderful topic for an article this month!” I thought we could discuss the nature of bubbles, lather, and foam, what causes them to occur, and what ingredients are likely to enhance or minimize their formation.
Imagine my surprise when I started doing a little research to refresh my understanding of bubble formation and found this topic to be an area of much intense research, most of which seemed to be far over my head! Many physicists, astronomers and chemists devote their entire lives attempting to develop a fundamental understanding of bubbles, foam, and lather. So, while feeling a little daunted, I decided to carry on and do my own rudimentary analysis of the subject.
What is a bubble? Read more…
Who: Greg “Gov” Tyler
What: All City Promotions & Management
Why: ALL CITY PROMOTIONS & MANAGEMENT is a high energy promotions & management company that helps with promoting all different types of companies with achieving their goals of success with room for growth. We also focus on managing artist /entertainers with guiding their careers to assessment of different levels of achievements. For the most part, our promotional and marketing plans are designed based upon the resources that ALL CITY PROMOTIONS & MANAGEMENT have build over the years with relationships from powerful people in high places. One of our main goal is to help our clients gain notoriety and exposure threw all the conventional channels while coming up with new and innovative ways to expose their business to the masses.
Where: All Cities, but Born in NYC
When: May 23rd 2005 Read more…
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