The new issue of BlaQ Stardom Magazine will released the second week of June. It features a lot of dynamic BlaQ Stardom artists such as author Lenny Williams, photographer Tameka […]
Besides being an author, I am also an avid reader of many books as well. Some of my favorite authors are Nikita Lynette Nichols, Kim Cash Tate and Terri McMillan […]
National Poetry Month Presents Pace Poetry: My 11-Year Old Son Told Me a White Boy Called Him a Nigger
My 11-year old son told me this white boy around his age called him a nigger not the “Oh, what’s up my nigga” that white people try to sneak in […]
If it wasn’t for the education and not the misrepresentation of what a brand looks like I represent my brand I stand for what I am Born to the educators […]
BlaQ Stardom Magazine is looking for writers, poets and spoken word artists who are interested in having their work published on the website. In honor of National Poetry Month, […]
Most recently featured in Season 1 of Fox’s 24: Legacy, Garett has performed character roles for both television and film on location in Atlanta, New York City, Miami, and Knoxville. He started his career on stage and performed in many Off-Broadway productions in New York City in the early 2000s. He transitioned into a film career in 2005, which began on the set of 50 Cent’s Get Rich or Die Tryin’. Garett Knights was born in Manhattan and raised in Queens. He is of African-American, Russian, and Ukrainian descent. He is a cum laude graduate of Adelphi University, where he received his Bachelor’s degree, with a Major in Communications, and a Minor in African-American Studies. Knights is now working on some major projects this year including Season Two of Diabolical where he will be playing “Detective Walter Knight” Stay tuned for more projects! Be sure to follow him on IG @garettknights and check out his YouTube page Garett Knights.
What good is entertainment without having decent TV shows to keep you entertained?! If you haven’t been tuned in to Tyler Perry’s “If Loving You Is Wrong, you are missing out on a whole lot of drama! The new season aired March 13th with more drama after another. Catch up on past season on the OWN Network app! BET is doing it up bringing new black television shows to light. Boomerang the movie has now spun off into a TV series with the kids and friends taking over and showing what black power and success is all about. The series produced by Lena Waithe and Halle Berry. Catch the show on BET and watch it on demand as well. Who remembers the one and only Don Cornelius, the Executive Producer and founder of Soul Train? Now “American Soul’ is an untold story of Soul Train.
The apple doesn’t fall too far from the tree! Omar Wilson has a dynamic voice! Performing all over in New York city at events and amateur nights, Wilson has made a name for himself! Growing up singing in the church choir and rapping in his group called “The Lost Souls,” Omar kept embarking in his music career and trusting in God that He will surely made a way. A three-time Apollo Winner, Wilson’s single “Passion” peaked at the charts that was released last year followed by another one of his singles “It’s a Man’s World” sampling from the greatest legend of all James Brown which was #1 last year on Amazon. Opening up for Boyz II Men, Justin Timberlake and the Neville Brothers, Wilson gained the respect in the n the music industry that he truly deserves. This year Wilson has received a nomination for the 50th Annual NAACP Image Awards for “Outstanding New Artist” […]
Meet this Singer/Rapper/Swagstress from Brooklyn, NY. Having already made a name for herself by performing and touring the world as a supporting vocalist for today’s top artists such as: Nicki Minaj, Robin Thicke, Melanie Fiona just to name a few, Berry has created a unique style of singing and rapping that has taken her from the background to the forefront. She is now a Recording Academy Member for her work on both Kanye West’s “Yeezus” and “The Life Of Pablo” albums. After releasing her debut LP “ImBerryDamnit” in 2013, followed by her Smash Record “FGTS” in 2014. She is now back with her Sophomore EP “CLUTCH” (available now on all digital outlets). Please stay tuned to what’s coming next. Berry Boo, no stranger to the stage, is also known as a re-known background vocalist for some of today’s hottest artists including Nicki Minaj, Robin Thicke and Melanie Fiona, just to name a few. She has also given supporting vocals on the Kanye West “Yeezus” and “The Life of Pablo” album. She is currently on her “Clutch” promotional tour in support of her recently released EP. Stops includes; Washington, DC, Atlanta, Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Charlotte, Dallas and Miami. “GUNZ N’ BLACK ROSES” was written by Berry Boo, Jonathan Jennings and Sophia Lauren and produced by RJ The Producer. “I wanted for the audience to feel the passion behind the song”, mentions Berry. The single is lifted from Berry’s recently released EP, “CLUTCH”, available on all streaming platforms now. “Gunz N’ Black Roses, is reflective of how intense a woman’s love can be! Too often times we hear the narrative of a man having women sprung, but the untold version is that a woman holds the power”, she adds. “It’s like playing with fire… be careful what you awaken, cause my love is like Gunz N’ Black Roses!”. EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BS: How did your love for music came about? BB: I’ve always been in love with music. I grew up in a household where my family played different types of music such as Motown. My mother is a big music lover. I grew up in church and my family singing. I was in a dance group and a marching band. BS: What are some of your favorite R N B singers and groups? BB: Ah man growing up, I used to love The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. THe fact that she sings and rap. I love Whitney Huston, Brandy and as far as groups, I love Total, SWV. It was so much great music in the 90’s. BS:I want to talk about your single “Gunz N Black Roses. What was the inspiration behind it? BB: Gunz N’ Black Roses, is reflective of how intense a woman’s love can be! Too often times we hear the narrative of a man having women sprung, but the untold version is that a woman holds the power”, she adds. “It’s like playing with fire… be careful what you awaken, cause my love is like Gunz N’ Black Roses!”. BS: For your recent EP, how did you come up with the title “Clutch”? BB: Well I always say clutch, anything that’s hot or dope, I’m always like ‘That’s Clutch!” It can be a conversation, an outfit, it could be that nap you just took, it could be this interview. But anything that’s dope to me is clutch. I wanted to make sure I had a melting pot for everything on the EP. I don’t just do one thing. I sing and I rap. I wanted to have something for everybody. BS: Tell us more about you being a supporting vocalist to Nicki Minaji, Robin Thicke and Melanie Fiona. BB: It’s been a great journey. I’ve been getting a lot of calls to do background singing. That’s been my bread and butter for years. I’ve been able to sing background for a lot of amazing people that I always look up to. It’s been a great experience and I got a chance to learn the business. I went on my first tour with Melanie Fiona in 2009. I was with her from the beginning and I watched her climb the ladder. It’s been great! I wouldn’t trade it for the world. Singing […]