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  • 01:01

    Singer, Actress, & 'RHOA' Star Demetria McKinney

    in Entertainment

    On Tuesday, we welcomed actress, singer, and reality TV star Demetria McKinney to "The Ice Cream Convos Morning Show" and we had a blast!


    Demetria gave us the scoop on her forthcoming EP, Officially Yours, slated to drop this spring. 


    We got the scoop on her relationship with Roger Bobb and how she dealt with being a newbie and the unwarranted shade from Phaedra Parks on "The Real Housewives of Atlanta."


    Demetria brought her hot new singles, "100" featuring Da Brat, and "Trade It All" for our listening pleasure. 


    We asked Demetria McKinney to set the record straight regarding the various reports that her hit single, "100," was a rip off of Uncle Reece's gospel recording, "I Can't Help Myself."


    Listen to our fantastic interview with Demetria McKinney to find out what else she had to say. 

  • 00:31

    Blingin The Airwaves with Demetria McKinney and Miss Bling

    in Entertainment

    Today Demetria McKinney will Bling the Airwaves with me! She's a very beautiful and talented actress, singer, songwriter & model that is definitely not shy being on the camera or on the microphone. Demetria is one of the latest cast members of the Real Housewives Of Atlanta and we will chat about her new single with Da Brat "100", RHOA and more. You can listen to us live from 5:30-6pm cst. If you miss the show, it will be archived for you to review.

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  • 00:44

    Demetria McKinney Fancalls

    in Entertainment

    Demetria McKinney is an award winning actress and singer from Fort Walton Beach, Florida. She is best known for her role as “Janine Payne” on the hit TBS sitcom“Tyler Perry’s House of Payne”. The show has taped over 254 episodes and has received five (5) NAACP Image Awards for Best Sitcom. She was nominated for a Prism award for her incredible portrayal as the drug addicted mother and wife turned career woman. Demetria first worked with Tyler Perry on his stage play,“Meet the Browns” and went on to star in several other of his plays including “What’s Done In The Dark“, “Why Did I Get Married“, and “Madea’s Family Christmas”. Her additional stage work includes the lead roles in the plays “The Mountaintop”, “Church Girl”, the musical “I Dream” in which Demetria portrayed Mrs. Coretta Scott King and “Dreamgirls” which she performed with the legendary Jenifer Holliday. She is currently stars on the TV One sitcom The Rickey Smiley Show as Monica, Rickey’s ex wife. Her numerous film and television credits include the films “Daddy’s Little Girls”, “Let The Church Say Amen”, “Breaking Up is Hard to Do” and shows “Necessary Roughness” and “Let’s Stay Together”. Demetria has a brand new single called Keep It 100 featuring Da Brat which we will play tonight. Tune in and Call in to talk to her. She will answer your calls for 30 minutes

  • 01:43

    The Biz With D: Interview w/ Demetria McKinney & Diamond Strawberry

    in Music

    Demetria McKinney is a triple threat in the truest sense of the term. She is an award-winning actress who has played diverse roles on the big and small screens as well as the stage. She is a gifted singer with a rich voice requiring zero studio enhancements. And she is a skillful songwriting who thoughtfully expresses emotions in a way that instantly connects with listeners.


    Widely known for her role as “Janine Payne” on the hit TBS sitcom “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne,” which has taped over 254 episodes and received five NAACP Image Awards for Best Sitcom, Demetria can currently be seen on Bravo’s “The Real Housewives Of Atlanta” as the newest cast member. Mckinney also has reoccurring roles on Lifetime’s “Devious Maids” and TV One’s “The Rickey Smiley Show” sitcom.


    Even though her acting career keeps her very busy, Demetria always makes time for her first love: music. Over the past few years she has recorded and performed with artists such as Musiq Soulchild and Anthony David. Demetria has also opened for Anthony David as well as such R&B mainstays as R. Kelly, Dwele and Tank.  Now, after spending time perfecting her craft and tapping fully into her musical voice, Demetria is set to release an EP – “Officially Yours” – to give music fans just a taste of what she has to offer.

  • 01:04

    Rodney Perry Live #175 Demetria McKinney & Mickey Gordon

    in Comedy

    This week on Rodney Perry Live we talk to the lovely Demetria McKinney. Although McKinney's known for her acting career she's recently released a hot new single and is making waves on the music scene. We also chat with Mickey Gordon, the alleged mistress of Mike Tyson. Gordon stops by to give Rodney her version of the story.


     


     

  • 02:01

    LOTL The Comfort Zone Presents Demetria McKinney. New single ' Trade It All '

    in Music

    Forthcoming EP "Officially Yours" Set For Release This Year


    [January 19, 2015 – Atlanta, GA] -  Newest cast member of Bravo TV's "Real Housewives of Atlanta”, award winning singer/actress Demetria McKinney releases her new single, “Trade It All ” which was recently featured on an episode of the housewives. “Trade It All” is available on 1/21/2015 through all digital providers. 

    "Trade It All,” is a song about taking your relationship to the next level," says McKinney.  "When you’re in the best relationship, the love is definitely there but the commitment isn’t, would you trade it all for love" states McKinney.  Demetria’s forthcoming EP "Officially Yours," is scheduled for release later this year. The soulful ballad was written by McKinney, The Good Guys, and was also produced by The Good Guys. 

    McKinney is widely known for her role as “Janine Payne” on the hit TBS sitcom “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne,” which has taped over 254 episodes and received five NAACP Image Awards for Best Sitcom. She can currently be seen in a recurring role on ABC Family's “Devious Maids. Mckinney also co-stars on TV One’s hit sitcom “The Rickey Smiley Show.”  

    Even though her acting career keeps her very busy, Demetria always makes time for her first love: music. Over the past few years she has recorded and performed with artists such as Musiq Soulchild and Anthony David.

    Recently Demetria released her club and radio hit single titled “100.” which is currently number 5 on the iTunes R & B charts. "100"  is a hip hop infused women’s anthem featuring one of the genre’s first ladies - Da Brat.

     

  • 01:00

    Women On The Move Presents: Demetria McKinney

    in Entertainment

    Demetria McKinney is a river with many streams--singer, actress, model, song writer, and dancer. Whether she is acting on stage to a sold out audience or a featured soloist at a major event, Demetria continues to receive admiration with standing ovations from her performances. She earned a leading role in Mark E. Swinton’s “U Don’t Know Me,”. Demetria has a rich history with screenplay- writer and director, Tyler Perry. Ms. McKinney’s list of accomplishments includes the role of “Janine” in Tyler Perry’s TV sitcom, "House of Payne". Dee Dee embraced a vital role in the nationally renowned stage play, "Meet the Browns". Her journey continued with Mr. Perry on Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) in a televised play production entitled "Madea’s Christmas" which resulted in high ratings. In the DVD version of Tyler Perry’s "Why Did I Get Married", the starlet revived a significant role in the play. She also performed as the lead character "Brandy" in "Soul Kittens Cabaret". In 2007, McKinney starred in award winning short film, “Standing Reign.” Standing Reign was the five category award winning film in the Atlanta 48 Hour film festival (Best Film, Best Acting, Best Screenplay, Best Delivery and Audience Award). It was also an official selection in the TOMI Film Festival of New Orleans, the Spaghetti Junction Urban Film Festival of Atlanta, the International Black Film Festival of Nashville and is ranked top twenty films in the National 48 Hour Film Project. In April 2008,Ms.McKinney and Tyler Perry’s House of Payne was nominated for the 2008 Prism Award. Ms. McKinney was nominated for performance in a Comedy Series and Tyler Perry’s House of Payne was nominated and won the Prism Award for Comedy Series Multi-Episode Storyline. In July, Ms. McKinney starred in another award winning short film, “Before I Wake.” Demetria McKinney's star is definitely on the rise!

  • 01:30

    LOTL The Comfort Zone Presents Demetria McKinney. New single '100' Feat DA Brat

    in Music

    Demetria McKinney is a triple threat in the truest sense of the term. She is an award-winning actress who has played diverse roles on the big and small screens as well as the stage. She is a gifted singer with a rich voice requiring zero studio enhancements. And she is a skillful songwriting who thoughtfully expresses emotions in a way that instantly connects with listeners.  


     


    LOTL The Comfort Zone Presents Demetria McKinney. Debuts new single '100' Feat The Brat


    Widely known for her role as “Janine Payne” on the hit TBS sitcom “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne,” which has taped over 254 episodes and received five NAACP Image Awards for Best Sitcom, Demetria can currently be seen on Lifetime in a recurring “Devious Maids” role, and on TV One as a primary character on “The Rickey Smiley Show.” The first single off of the EP is sure fire club and radio hit titled “100.”  It is a hip hop infused women’s anthem featuring one of the genre’s first ladies - Da Brat. “I think this song is going to be the last thing that people expected to hear from me, but it is really who I am,” laughs Demetria. “I like to say the song was ‘inspired’ by me. I didn’t write it but it came out of a conversation I had with the producers (the good guys) about what I wanted to represent on the project.” Demetria really wanted a female rapper on “100” and a mutual friend connected her with Da Brat, who loved the song and agreed to lend her vocals.


     


     


     

  • 02:01

    No Wire Hangers V w/ BE Magazine, Demetria McKinney & More

    in Social Networking

    "The Candy Shop's" Own J-Write Of BE Magazine Takes Over The Show As BE Magazine Prepares For Their "No Wire Hangers V" Benefit Fashion Show. BE Magazine Is Celebrating It's 6 Year Anniversary As Well & "The Candy Shop" Had To Join The Fun! 


    Don't Miss As @BeingJWrite & Friends Invade "The Candy Shop" To Highlight The BEst Magazine In The World!


    Also, Benji Vanderpump Has Your "Fashion Talk" & DJ Will Stop By For Some "Sports Chat". Get Your Sweet Fix Here!

  • 01:00

    Ask Ms. Bodacious Presents an Interview w/Make Up Artist Tiffany McKinney

    in Women

    Tiffany McKinney is a professional makeup artist and beauty educator based in Maryland and is also the proprietor of Tiffany’s Glam Suite, LLC, a full service Beauty Suite in which clients have an array of exquisite makeup, skin care services and a variety of beauty and fashion accessories at their fingertips. She is a MAC Pro artist and a self ­taught makeup artist with 10 years of experience in various aspects of makeup artistry such as beauty, fashion, runway, media, print and bridal. Tiffany has been very fortunate to train under some of the industry’s top


    Makeup Artist such as Celebrity Makeup Artist’s Renny Vasquez and Alexandra Butler to name a few.
    Tiffany has been privileged to work on a vast array of projects with clients including:
    ? New Year New You Beauty Workshop
    ? Curvy Boudoir by MLAW
    ? Milton Lawrence Photography
    ? Derrick Thomas Photography
    ? Lyfesavers Campaign
    ? Making Memories on Purpose
    ? Jazz Saxophonist Corinthia Cromwell CD Project Photoshoot
    ? Corinthia Cromwell Live CD Release
    ? 2013 Bridal Expo/ Fashion Show
    ? Whitney Houston Tribute Concert
    ? Beauty Shield App Promotional Campaign
    ? 3­D in Motion Dance Fest
    ? Team Free Experience Concert
    ? Women Of Impact
    ? Bond (Bringing on New Direction Inc.)
    ? Oh Gospel Musical, The Evolution of Praise, Worship & Song
    ? Lucinda Cross Vision Board Party

  • 01:25

    Pet Radio- Luke and Leia Boxers and the Gizmo Report

    in Pets

    Luke and Leia are both boxers under the guardianship of Dave McKinney, who has created viral videos  and photos of his dogs dressed in wacky clothes and doing wack things. One of his most recent videos is of Leia going t sleep sucking on a baby pacifier.It all in good fun and brings smiles to thousands of his fans and raises awareness for the Boxer breed.


    Jen Adams and her dog Gizmo return for the Gizmo report.


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