Angela Nissel: Write On, Pt 1

Growing up in Philadelphia, Angela Nissel had no inkling of the impact that the people who crossed her path would make in her later years. Aside from bumping into legendary Roots drummer Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson as a teen, and later teaming with him to create one of the most popular web communities,, Angela met… Read more »



Avant: Perfect Fit

Known for his velvety flow and sensual lyrics, Avant sings of love and lust similar to great vocalists past, while simultaneously freakin’ it with straight-up street flavor. No celebrity romances or breakups, no high-profile arrests, no sex-rated videotapes. Aside from the occasional date with a porn star, he’s just a genuine, down-to-earth guy who just… Read more »



Yummy Bingham: Through The Fire

After she released the solid Rockwilder-produced buzz record “Come Get It” in 2005 with Jadakiss, emerging singer/songwriter Yummy Bingham is setting out to make an even bigger impression this year. The Jamaica Queens, New York native is the daughter of producer Osborne “Dinky” Bingham Jr., and the God-daughter of both Chaka Khan and Aaron Hall…. Read more »



Mekhi Phifer: On Call

Usually when you see an interview of an actor on your favorite website, you would assume they have something promote. A new movie? A new TV show? Hell, a new book even? Not here. Even though Mekhi Phifer always has plenty of things to publicize – ER’s fifth season, a new movie Slow Burn with… Read more »



Nu-Stylz: One, Two, Step

Olisa Thompson and Cicely Bradley, known to many as Nu Stylz, are behind the colorful choreography of several Missy Elliot videos, and they are rapidly expanding their repertoire. Fresh off of a tour with Olivia, Nu-Stylz is looking to grow in 2006, transcending music genres through dance and, true to their name, break new styles…. Read more »



Rob Lewis: The Blueprint

Chicago native Rob Lewis can boast flawless skillfulness with producing, writing, musical directing, musicianship and arranging. He has created with accomplished musicians and artists such as Patti LaBelle, Eric Clapton, Babyface, Brian McKnight and Christina Aguilera. His work with Aguilera on Herbie Hancock’s “A Song for You” earned a nod for the 48th Annual Grammy… Read more »



Take 6: More Than Ever

Ten-time Grammy-award winning vocal group Take 6 has been thrilling audiences throughout the world for years with their immaculate harmonies, and their ingenious ability to incorporate elements of pop, jazz, and R&B in their music. What was formed by Claude McKnight in 1980 as a quartet eventually blossomed and matured into the awesome recording sextet,… Read more »



Ronald Isley: Ahead Of The Game

Few artists can claim insurmountable success over the course of five decades in the music industry. With chart toppers like “Groove With You,” “Footsteps in the Dark,” “Between the Sheets” and many others, the Isley Brothers are legendary artists that serve as a precedent for the current and future generations of R&B singers. Almost a… Read more »



ToshaMakia: Make It Happen

Multi-tasking is in ToshaMakia’s nature. A model, singer and radio personality, the Boricua beauty from Connecticut was recently voted “One of the 50 Sexiest Latin Singles in New York.” She got her start in radio on Philadelphia’s 100.3 The Beat. In her musical career, she has opened shows for the likes of Angie Martinez and… Read more »