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  • 00:32

    Bunny Sigler - Grammy Award Winning Singer-Songwriter-Producer

    in Music

    Known to fans as 'Mr Emotion', Bunny Sigler, the legendary 4-time Grammy award winning singer-songwriter and producer, chats with Big Blend Radio hosts Nancy J. Reid & Lisa D. Smith about his new album BUNDINO that releases on May 12, 2015. Bundino is a complete work of romantic R&B, soul ballads with a contemporary sound.


    Bunny has been known for working with a string of acts over the years such as Patti LaBelle, The O’ Jays, The Spinners, Curtis Mayfield, Barbara Mason, Gamble & Huff, Outkast and even Jay-Z. He continues to evolve as an artist staying in tune to what’s current in order to be a relevant songwriter to continue his long-running career in the music industry.

    This interview originally aired on May 3, 2015, on Big Blend Radio's Champagne Sundays variety show, that streamed live from the historic Coronado Motor Hotel in Yuma, Arizona.

  • 00:40

    WOI: Pulitzer Nominee & Award-winning Author Russell W. Estlack

    in Books

    Welcome to BTR's featured World of Ink Network show The Writing Mama. The show airs live on Monday April 13, 2015 at 6pm Eastern - 5pm Centeral - 4pm Mountian - 3pm Pacific.


    Today on the show host Virginia S Grenier will be chatting with Pulitzer Nominee & Award-winning Author Russell W. Estlack. He has been published in regional and national publication, has received numerous awards and has been recognized by Writer’s Digest Magazine. Author of two award-winning collections of true stories of the American West, and a history of the lost Spanish expedition of 1528. His recently released book from Cedar Fort Publishers, “Shattered Lives, Shattered Dreams” a documented history of the arrest, internment, and repatriation of German Americans during World War II has been nominated for a Pulitzer.


    Russell W. Estlack's Books:


    Please General Custer, I don’t Want To Go


    The Legend of Oofty Goofty and Other Strange Tales


    Seven Cities of Gold


    Shattered Lives, Shattered Dreams.


    The Aleut Internments of World war Two


    Learn more about the World of Ink Network, its hosts, guest, virtual tours and services at http://worldofinknetwork.com


     

  • 00:31

    Grammy Nominee and Judge of NBC's "The Sing Off," - JEWEL

    in Entertainment

    Tune in for another special morning edition of That's Entertainment as I talk with singer, songwriter, and four-time Grammy nominee, Jewel.  Jewel has sold 27 million albums worldwide and she is best known for her two duets with Kelly Clarkson and the Pistol Annies.  Recently she released a holiday album call "Let It Snow" and is currently recording her 13th album, which will be release in 2015.  And now Jewel will be returning back as 1/3 of the judging panel on the hit NBC's capella musical competition series, "The Sing Off."  Shawn Stockman from the Grammy winning group, "Boyz II Men," as well as Fall Out Boy frontman Patrick Stump make up the rest of the judging panel.  Multi-platinum recording artist, actor and television personality, and front-man of the popular band 98 Degrees, Nick Lachey, will be the host.  This season we will see six new groups compete in this year two hour holiday special. Tune in on Tuesday, December 16 at 10:30am ET as I talk with the very charismatic Jewel on www.blogtalkradio.com/tammyjones-gibbs.


     


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  • 00:27

    Grammy Award Winner "Laura Sullivan" *

    in Music

    Laura Sullivan is a GRAMMY® winning composer and recording artist. Her original music has been included in the score of two Emmy winning documentaries, as well as in many popular television programs and advertisements for Fortune 500 companies. 


    Laura Sullivan's release Love's River won a GRAMMY® for BEST NEW AGE ALBUM in the 56th GRAMMY® awards which aired on CBS on January 26, 2014. 


    GRAMMY® winning composer, Laura Sullivan, called out to the world to join her in a powerful plan to make a music video. Her request was simple.  Take a video of yourself singing her song “900 Voices” and send it to her.  The response was overwhelming.


    938 people from Australia, Brazil, Israel, Croatia, Korea, Kenya, India, and many other countries, participated by making videos on their cell phones and sending them to Laura.


    The result is epic.  27 languages included in one song and video about love and unity.  The video has been released on April 9, 2015 and is titled “900 Voices.”


    50% of the music proceeds of “900 Voices” are going towards the national nonprofit Little Kids Rock.  This organization partners with economically disadvantaged school districts to run music programs.  To date they have served more than 325,000 children in 13 states. 


    Watch the “900 Voices” Video:
    www.900Voices.com

  • 02:03

    [PRESS RECORD] - Grammy Nominee D'Vante Black

    in Radio

    Atlanta native, Born (Frederick "Dvante" Black, is a multi-talented, Grammy Nominated Mastering and Sound Engineer. Raised in the city of Atlanta, Dvante passion for music began at an early age. He began, like so many, singing and dancing while attending the North Atlanta School for the Performing Arts, Dvante first became interested in the various other aspects of the genre, including writing and vocal producing. Even though Dvante's youth wasn't as great as most with being in over 30 foster homes, 5 shelters and 3 group homes before the age of 12 years old he made sure that he put all his energy into what he loved which was THE ART OF MUSIC. #BEBEAUTIFUL


     


    Music Artist Credits/Features/ETC Included: Young Jeezy | Yung Joc | Rocko | Future | 2 Chainz | D.Woods of Danity Kane | Sammie | BJ The Chicago Kid | MIGOS | CAP-1 | TrickyBizness Clients and this just names a few the list goes on... #AllGOD 


     


    Having been a part of the recording industry now for over thirteen years,  Then joined Soul Asylum Studios Group for 2 1/2. Dvante continues to hone his skills and focus on his New Company (DvanteBlackMastering LLC) which has been a success.. Working with and out numerous highly notable Recording Studios/Artist in the Greater Atlanta Area and his clients expand from all over from the USA to the UK.


     


    *Dvante strives to help kids who have that Passion for the art of Music daily w/ motivation from his mistakes and his accomplishments.


     


    Mr. #Loud_Doesnt_Mean_Mastered

  • 00:24

    Tell it like it is "Discrimination in Comedy and Cliques" Grammy Nominee

    in Current Events

    This week KD the Comic will dig into the world of comedy with Discrimination in the Comedy world along with Cliques in the Biz. Along wth some other worldly topics mixed in with comical fun. KD also brings in Grammy nominnee this year in the world of COMEDY SAMPSON MCCORMICK. The two have had adventures together and seperate in the world of comedy and will talk about that. Along with there trip to a NUDIST COLONIE back in the day! 

  • 01:00

    LOTL The Comfort Zone Presents Six-time Grammy Award-nominee Nnenna Freelon

    in Music

    Nnenna Freelon Presents - The Clothesline Muse explores the clothesline as a metaphor of the African-American community lifeline. The clothesline was a place to meet, to work, to socialize, and to share traditions and common struggles. Inspired by the seemingly small act of hand washing, drying, folding and ironing, the project uses music, dance, text and visual art to celebrate the role played by African-American washerwomen in history and society. Six time Grammy-nominated vocalist Nnenna Freelon is a driving force and featured artist in this newly-created, multi-disciplinary theatrical production.

  • 01:01

    Grammy-nominee Rene Marie sings Eartha Kit and Cheetah Conservation

    in Travel

    World Footprints will walk in the footprints of two socially-conscious guests--a Grammy-nominated singer whose musical talents led her to change her life and live her passion, and we'll welcome back a good friend whose efforts are savings one of the most graceful and beautiful big cats on our planet.


    Rene Marie is a Grammy-nominated singer, actress and writer who uses her energetic and dynamic voice to raise awareness about social issues.  Inspired by iconic entertainer - Eartha Kitt - Rene has released a tribute album honoring Eartha Kitt, an inspiring artist who helped changed America's landscape for the better.  Rene also uses her voice to shine attention on important issues in America.


    Next we welcome back Dr. Laurie Marker, founder of The Cheetah Conservation Fund.  The cheetah is one of the oldest and most majestic animals in the world and is fighting to survive.  While it's taken four million years for the species to develop, it has only taken 100 years for mankind to bring the cheetah to the brink of extinction.  Dr. Laurie Marker has made it her life's mission to reverse that trend.  As the founder of the Cheetah Conservation Fund, Dr. Marker and her team are ensuring that the cheetach is here for the ages. 

  • 00:43

    Getting to Know NAACP 2015 Image Award Nominee and Entrepreneur Gwen Richardson

    in Entrepreneur

    Gwen Richardson is an author, publicist and entrepreneur.  As an author, she has five published books, four non-fiction and one fiction.  101 Scholarship Applications: What It Takes to Obtain a Debt-Free College Education was nominated for a 2015 NAACP Image Award.


    As an entrepreneur, Gwen is co-founder of Cushcity.com, the world’s largest African-American Internet retailer with over 20,000 products online.  Gwen and her husband, Willie, established Cushcity.com in 1998. The web site receives more than 1 million hits per month and has thousands of customers in all 50 states and internationally.  She has been an entrepreneur for more than 20 years.


    Prior to establishing Cushcity, she and Willie published a national public affairs magazine, Headway, and she served as the publication’s editor. She was a monthly columnist for USA Today from 1996 to 1999, and her commentaries have also been published in the above-referenced daily newspapers, as well as the Detroit Free Press, Dallas Morning News and the Amarillo Globe-Times.  She has also been published in Editor & Publisher, Investor's Business Daily and Emergemagazine (which published in the 1990s).


    In addition, Gwen is co-founder and national coordinator of the National Black Book Festival.  This annual event, held in Houston, Texas, attracts over 100 African-American authors from across the U.S. and is the largest indoor gathering of Black authors in the world

  • 01:04

    Antonique Smith from the Film Notorious runs for her first Grammy Award!!!

    in Music

    The Angela's JUST had the pleasure of speaking with Ms. Antonique Smith hunni! The Cinderella Story of the 2015 Grammy Awards!!! Listen Up as she chats with us about everything from Kickstarter; to her work with the Hip Hop Caucus as they use art to effect climate change.


    Antonique Smith concurred broadway as the the character Mi Mi in the hit RENT! Her portrayal of Faith Evans in the film "Nortorious" had us glued to the screens.


    Oh you missed it?!  No worries, It's all good. Click the link and get in the know!


    #NeedleOnTheRecord #HoldUpWaitAMinute #WootWoot #Grammys2015

  • 00:59

    The LizyT show with Andria M. Thompson with Black Canadian Award

    in Women

    The LizyT show with Andria M. Thompson with Black Canadian Award


    Andria Thompsong is a certify Image # Beauty Consultant, teacher, dancer and proud mother of 3.


     


    She is  a model and poetry and Jazz lover.


    She is the founder of "UR WOMAN" a consultant service that seeks to promote positive self image, God confidence and self worth.


    Though on-going imagine workshops.