Beyonce’s ‘Renaissance’ Is a Cathartic, Club-Inspired Masterpiece: Album Review

In this handout photo provided by A.M.P.A.S., Beyoncé performs during the ABC telecast of the 94th Oscars on March 27, 2022, in Los Angeles.

Photo by Mason Poole/A.M.P.A.S.

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Michigan Jazz Group 496 West releases 4th Studio Album, Rules of Engagement

496 West Performing Recently At An Event. Their New Album Rules Of Engagement Is Produced By Atlanta’s DJ Pnut.

496 West performing recently at an event. Their new album Rules of Engagement is produced by Atlanta’s DJ Pnut.

By Skip Wilson

Group breathes life into smooth jazz with signature sound audiences have enjoyed for more than ten years.

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Platinum Keyz Recording Studio Offers Professional Production Services For Any Skill Level

Michael Williams II and his wife Felicia Williams.

Michael Williams II and his wife Felicia Williams.
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By Deborah M. Walker

LANSING, MI — Platinum Keyz Recordings LLC offers a laid-back atmosphere in a professional setting.

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Jon Batiste to Make Feature Acting Debut in Blitz Bazawule’s ‘The Color Purple’

Jon Batiste

Jon Batiste performs onstage during the 2021 Global Citizen Live: New York on Sept. 25, 2021, in New York.
CREDIT: John Lamparski/Getty Images/TNS)

By Angelique Jackson

After dominating the Grammy Awards with five wins,

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Marvin Sapp Preps for 14th Album ‘Substance’ Release, Single ‘All in Your Hands’ Hits Radio

By Dr. Eunice Moseley
The Pulse of Entertainment 

“For three days we brought in young talent with veterans…I came in and had the opportunity to tell them what I wanted to say on this project,” said Bishop Marvin Sapp (The Chosen Vessel Cathedral),

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Teaching Our Youth the Truth About Hip Hop


Edgewood Village youth proudly showing off their graffiti art they created for the community. 

Photo courtesy of AOTA


News Spotlight: Open auditions for Michigan State University Children and Youth Choirs

EAST LANSING, MI – Children and youth ages 7-18 years old are invited to audition for MSU Children and Youth Choirs at the MSU Community Music School.

East Lansing Boys Battle It Out

 Hondo Shen has only been dancing for two years, but he is moving fast towards being a nationally known B-boy.  Courtesy photo

Freedom of Information Act – Your Right to Know

Journalists and citizens who file Freedom of Information Act requests often expect delay or denial, unfortunately, that can impact  your daily life. Oftentimes, the lack of information provided by governmental agencies limit the ability to investigate issues, protect individuals or open the doors of justice. istockphoto

Sunshine Week: Your Right to Know

Did you know that you can ask for the documents below under FOIA (Freedom of Information Act)?