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5 Questions With….. Raychelle LeBlanc

March 10, 2014 Leave a comment

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Fear, panic  and anxiety affects people in various ways. Some aren’t capable of coming back after experiencing any of those, while some bounce back even better after the emotional turmoil. In 2009, Raychelle LeBlanc contributed to an anthology titled “How The Fierce Handle Fear” which detailed her struggles with fear. She won the battle against severe panic attacks and anxiety attacks in the 90s and her strength had been renewed so much that now she became a certified life and wellness coach, helping others along the way.

The PR/Marketing Executive has added author to her resume as she continues to guide those who need to be guided whether through her marketing prowess or if they need life advice that will help put them on the right track. Either way, the Atlanta resident can help you!

1. You’ve been involved in the entertainment industry for a number of years now. What does it take to have longevity in this fickle industry? Read more…

TONI BRAXTON & BABYFACE TAKE #1 R&B SOUNDSCAN DEBUT !!!

February 13, 2014 Leave a comment

TONI BRAXTON & BABYFACE TAKE #1 R&B SOUNDSCAN DEBUT WITH LOVE, MARRIAGE & DIVORCE DUETS ALBUM ON MOTOWN RECORDS !!!

 

ALBUM CONTAINS #1 URBAN AC SMASH “HURT YOU” AND NEW SINGLE, “WHERE DID WE GO WRONG”

 

USA TODAY’s ALBUM OF THE WEEK: “JUST IN TIME FOR VALENTINE’S DAY. WITH MORE ON THEIR MINDS THAN FLOWERS OR CHOCOLATES

(Feb. 12, 2014 – New York, NYLOVE, MARRIAGE & DIVORCE on Motown Records (released February 4th), the first album of duets  by multi-platinum superstars Toni Braxton & Babyface, wins a #1 R&B and a #4 Soundscan Valentine’s Week chart debut on first week sales of 67,000 copies.  Described as a “quiet-storm oasis” in People magazine’s rave review, LOVE, MARRIAGE & DIVORCE is “the highest charting album since 2005 for Braxton, and the highest charting ever for Babyface,” as reported by Billboard.

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@BobbyV Releases New Music “Who Am I to Change”

December 5, 2013 3 comments

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ATLANTA, GEORGIA – December 5th, 2013 – R&B superstar Bobby V‘s newest musical endeavor is best described with three words: Vibes, Moods, and Moments. Peach Moon combines the vibes of a Motown inspired jam session, the unpredictable moods of love and the defining moments that shape our everyday lives. Backed by a full band and showcasing his love for the piano, Peach Moon sets the stage for Bobby’s most honest and most inspired project to date.“I’m not chasing trends with this EP or trying to emulate what’s on the radio. This project is all about a feeling, a vibe.” The “Peach Moon” EP will be available digitally on December 10th. Read more…

India.Arie – Break The Shell

November 19, 2013 Leave a comment

Motown Gospel’s Tasha Cobbs Wins Big with Three GMA Dove Awards!!!

October 16, 2013 Leave a comment

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Motown Gospel’s Tasha Cobbs Wins Big with Three GMA Dove Awards

and Performs on the Broadcast 

 

Cobbs’ Debut Album, Grace, Moves Up to #4 on

Billboard Hot Gospel Albums Chart 

 

(Nashville, TN – October 16, 2013) – Motown Gospel’s Tasha Cobbs won big at the 44th Annual GMA Dove Awards ceremony last night at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena in Nashville, TN.  The vocal powerhouse also performed her international anthem “Break Every Chain.”  The broadcast will air Monday, October 21 at 8:00 p.m. EST exclusively on UP cable channel. 

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KEM’s WHAT CHRISTMAS MEANS – DELUXE EDITION – SET FOR OCT. 29th RELEASE ON MOTOWN RECORDS

October 7, 2013 1 comment

KEM’s WHAT CHRISTMAS MEANS – DELUXE EDITION EXPANDS HIS CLASSIC HOLIDAY ALBUM WITH FOUR NEWLY RECORDED BONUS TRACKS, SET FOR OCT. 29th RELEASE ON MOTOWN RECORDS

 

SELF-PRODUCED ALBUM MIXES NEW ORIGINAL COMPOSITIONS WITH TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS STANDARDS

 

INCLUDES DUET WITH LEDISI ON “BE MINE FOR CHRISTMAS”

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PATTI LaBELLE & RONALD ISLEY FEATURED ON BONUS TRACK “JESUS”

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Tune In: Motown Gospel Recording Artist Tasha Cobbs on BET’s Sunday Best…Sunday, August 4, 2013

August 1, 2013 Leave a comment

Motown Gospel Artist Tye Tribbett’s New Album, Greater Than In Stores August 6…Album Pre-Order Available Now and More

June 21, 2013 Leave a comment

Motown Gospel Artist Tye Tribbett’s

New Album, Greater Than In Stores August 6

Album Pre-Order Available Now

 

Hit Single, “If He Did It Before…Same God”

In Top 10 at Gospel Radio

 

Tribbett’s Greater Than Promotional Tour

Kicks-Off in August

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New News on Motown Gospel Recording Artist Tasha Cobbs

May 9, 2013 1 comment

 

Motown Gospel Recording Artist Tasha Cobbs’

Album Grace Moves to #4 on

Billboard‘s Top Gospel Albums Chart

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Motown Gospel Signs Celebrated Artist and Worship Leader Micah Stampley

May 3, 2013 Leave a comment

MOTOWN GOSPEL SIGNS CELEBRATED ARTIST AND WORSHIP LEADER MICAH STAMPLEY

New Studio Album Set For Release Winter 2013

                                                                                                               Project Features Gospel Legends Karen Clark-Sheard and Donnie McClurkin
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NASHVILLE, TN (May 2, 2013)– Motown Gospel is pleased to announce the signing of celebrated artist Micah Stampley. Known for his worship-filled style and stunning vocal range, the Atlanta-based singer/songwriter came to national prominence in 2005 with the release of the critically-acclaimed album The Song Book of Micah. That project, which was released on Bishop T.D. Jakes’ Dexterity Sounds/EMI Gospel label, featured the instant smash, now classic anthem “Take My Life.” Read more…

Motown Gospel Signs CeCe Winans as first artist

April 10, 2013 1 comment

Image Hosted by ImageShack.usGospel recording artist veteran star CeCe Winans has become Motown Gospel’s first signing, with her inaugural Motown Gospel album. This will also mark Winans’ first record in five years which is not set for release early next year.

Also on the roster are Detroiter Kierra (Kiki) Sheard, Smokie Norful, Tye Tribbett and Tasha Cobbs.

Barry Weiss, chairman and CEO, Universal Music Group East Coast Label Group says the new label will also tap into the promotional resources of Motown Records, whose current roster includes Ne-Yo, Erykah Badu and Kem. Read more…

UME RELEASES ‘MOTOWN ORIGINALS: THE CLASSIC SONGS THAT INSPIRED THE BROADWAY SHOW!’

February 19, 2013 Leave a comment

UME RELEASES ‘MOTOWN ORIGINALS: THE CLASSIC SONGS THAT INSPIRED THE BROADWAY SHOW!’

Motown: The Musical Opens On Broadway On April 14, 2013

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With a sound that has become one of the most significant musical accomplishments and stunning success stories of the 20th century, the timeless music of Motown continues to be embraced by every generation and will now be immortalized on Broadway. Read more…

KEM COMPLETES “WHAT CHRISTMAS MEANS” – HIS FIRST CHRISTMAS ALBUM, SET FOR OCT. 16th RELEASE ON MOTOWN

September 15, 2012 Leave a comment

 

SELF-PRODUCED ALBUM MIXES NEW ORIGINAL COMPOSITIONS WITH TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS CLASSICS

DUET WITH LEDISI ON NEW COMPOSITION, “BE MINE FOR CHRISTMAS”
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Two-time Grammy Award®-nominated Motown Records artist KEM has completed his first holiday album, WHAT CHRISTMAS MEANS, set for October 16th release, it was announced today by Ethiopia Habtemariam, SVP of Motown Records.  The album is highlighted by a duet with Verve recording artist Ledisi on “Be Mine For Christmas,” co-written by KEM and new collaborator Melanie Rutherford. Read more…

NE-YO’s R.E.D., MOTOWN DEBUT ALBUM, ARRIVING SEPT. 18th

July 13, 2012 Leave a comment

Image Hosted by ImageShack.usAs the first major star to join the roster of the newly revitalized Motown Records, multi-platinum, three-time Grammy Award-winning artist NE-YO moves into the next phase of his career with “Let Me Love You (Until You Learn To Love Yourself),” the new single pick from his new album, R.E.D., arriving in-stores on September 18th.  “Let Me Love You (Until You Learn To Love Yourself),” launches globally today and officially impacts at Pop and Rhythm radio in the weeks ahead .

“Let Me Love You (Until You Learn To Love Yourself)” is the follow-up to R.E.D.’s first advance single, “Lazy Love,” which heated up Urban radio.  The explicit version of the “Lazy Love” video has generated over 320,000 views since it premiered late last month on NE-YO’s website (http://www.neyothegentleman.com/lazylove/) and on BET’s “106 & Park.”  The video has also logged over 880,000 YouTube views to date.  The video is also in rotation on VH1 Soul and MTV Jams.
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Stevie Wonder & D-Nice Freestyle

June 28, 2012 Leave a comment

Trends Of Culture- Off and On

January 17, 2012 Leave a comment

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Aint No Mountain!! – Daily Word August 24, 2011

August 24, 2011 3 comments

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Daily Word August 24, 2011

 

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Happy Wins-Day my soldiers and survivors! Welcome to the only day you should ever be grateful for….. Read more…

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