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Ross is on to talk the low down on the best Film Fest in the City of Milwaukee join us!
Join Elder Ross Edwards as he ministers the Word tonight!!
Tune In Tonight 4/20th at 9pm est. to Musically Inclined on Phone Fantasy Radio. Join Lakrush Hearts for the Monday Night Jukebox as well as The Indie Blast Feature on DIEMENS. (pronounced "Die-mens"). One year later they return to our airwaves with new music, news, and much more. Diemens is based out of Toronto, "Diemens" are a hiphop group consisting of college friends Mic Tee and JC Retlaw. Their modern, upbeat yet often thoughtful sound has caught the attention of industry music producers such as A.M (Pharrell, Cool&Dre, Rick Ross) and Infamous (Lil Wayne, Jay Z, Nicki Minaj).
Luther Ronzoni Vandross, Jr. (April 20, 1951 – July 1, 2005) was an American singer, songwriter and record producer. Throughout his career, Vandross was an in demand background vocalist for several different artists including Chaka Khan, Bette Midler, Diana Ross, David Bowie, Barbra Streisand, Ben E. King, and Donna Summer. He later became the lead singer of the group Change, which released its certified gold debut album, The Glow of Love, in 1980 on Warner Bros. Records. After Vandross left the group, he was signed to Epic Records as a solo artist and released his debut solo album, Never Too Much, in 1981.
His hit songs include, "Never Too Much", "Here and Now", "Any Love", "Power of Love/Love Power", "I Can Make It Better" and "For You to Love". Many of his songs were covers of original music by other artists such as "If This World Were Mine" (duet with Cheryl Lynn), "Since I Lost My Baby", "Superstar" and "Always and Forever". Duets such as "The Closer I Get to You" with Beyoncé, "Endless Love" with Mariah Carey and "The Best Things in Life Are Free" with Janet Jackson were all hits in his career.
During his career, Vandross sold over 25 million records worldwide, and received eight Grammy Awards including Best Male R&B Vocal Performance four different times. He won a total of four Grammy Awards in 2004 including the Grammy Award for Song of the Year for a song recorded not long before his death, "Dance with My Father". The song was co-written with Vandross' friend and protégé, Richard Marx.
Lessons from a PR home run. This is RossTalk for the week of April 20, 2015. In RossTalk, strategic communications consultant Gary M. Ross takes a 90-second look at issues in the news and how they relate to best practices in communications. New episodes are usually posted on Mondays. www.garymross.com @garyrosschicago
Today we are continuing our 7th Anniversary Celebration with new guests and one of our all-time favorite interviews!
Nearly 30 million Americans have diabetes, and about six million people use life-saving insulin to manage their diabetes. The disease is complex and often overwhelming, creating barriers that may prevent people with diabetes from enjoying the same opportunities as everyone else. Certified Diabetes Educator and Registered Dietician, Tami Ross joins us to talk about things people with diabetes can do to simplify their lives.
While being held hostage through your phone or computer by a cyber attacker sounds like the plot of a movie, the reality is it’s happening every day to unsuspecting victims. People are being locked out of their devices—losing access to family photos, financial information and other files—by cybercriminals who are threatening to delete their data forever unless they pay a ransom. Cybercriminals are preying on people with these attacks in the places most of us spend the majority of our time: online and on our smartphones. Joining us to share details of the newly released Internet Security Threat Report is Kevin Haley is director of Symantec Security Response.
In June 2013, actress Sarah Michelle Gellar (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) shared why it's important to her as a mom to protect kids against pertussis by asking family members & friends to be vaccinated. Her interview ranks as our most downloaded interview ever! Today we are replaying this interview as we continue to celebrate 7 years on BTR!
We'll also be announcing the winner of the Barbie Bubble-Tastic Mermaid Doll giveaway and a NEW GIVEAWAY!! Tune in!
Louis Price is a former lead singer for The Temptations and The Drifters. Louis has toured the world entertaining audiences of all ages in Europe, Africa, South America and in the good old USA. He has shared the stage with the likes of Bill Cosby, Smokey Robinson, Ben Vereen, Gladys Knight, Aretha Franklin, Johnny “Under the Boardwalk” Moore, and Ben E. King.
Not only has Louis made his mark on the musical stage but he has performed with magnificent results in the studio as well. He has been a sought after session singer for many years and has appeared vocally on albums for Diana Ross, Michael Buble, Neil Young, Michael Jackson, Michael Smith and Taylor Hicks. He had the pleasure of providing vocal support for a soon to be released album by Elton John; and, he consulted with Seal on his last two released albums.
In the commercial arena, Louis has sung on commercials for Fruit of the Loom, Coors, TriCyclen, Verizon, Klennex, Mountain Dew, Epson, Jack In The Box, Coke, Wriggleys, Chrysler, Oscar Meyer, Red Lobster, Nike, JC Penney and Michelob. He has provided vocals for radio ID’s and you can hear him on movie tracts like The Lomax, Rio, Hairspray, Happy Feet 1 & 2, Norbit, Phone Booth, O Brother, Where Art Thou, Amistad, Tommy Boy, The LadyKillers, Dinosaurs, A Bug’s Life, Hercules, The Prince of Egypt, The Lion King and White Men Can’t Jump. Louis has been very active over the years and will be a great interview.
Nearly 30 million Americans have diabetes, with 1.7 million new cases diagnosed each year
-86 million Americans age 20 and older had pre-diabetes in 2012, up from 79 million in 2010
-Approximately six million Americans use insulin to manage their diabetes*
Nearly 30 million Americans have diabetes, and about six million people use life-saving insulin to manage their diabetes. The disease is complex and often overwhelming, creating barriers that may prevent people with diabetes from enjoying the same opportunities as everyone else.
Certified Diabetes Educator and Registered Dietician, Tami Ross joins us today to talk about things people with diabetes can do to simplify their lives. Welcome!
What are some of the challenges people with diabetes face on a daily basis?
What tips do you have for people to best control their diabetes?
Can you tell us about the “Dynamic Duos” education campaign and the role diabetes educators play in working with patients?
Are there new technologies that reduce the steps to insulin injection and conceal the needle?
How much of a game changer is this new needle where you don’t have to actually see the needle itself? How big of a deal is that for diabetes patients?
Where can we go for more information?
Diabetes requires continual blood sugar monitoring, meal planning, exercise and stress management. Medication may be needed for the rest of their lives, including insulin, which often requires multiple injections per day.