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The Revelations Releases New CD, "The Cost of Living" on April 29th, 2014 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!

CLASSIC SOUL BAND THE REVELATIONS PREPARE TO RELEASE THE COST OF LIVING ON APRIL 29th



BROOKLYN OUTFIT'S THIRD EFFORT FEATURES SINGER RELL GADDIS

CHECK OUT THE STYLISH BLACK & WHITE VIDEO FOR "WHY WHEN LOVE IS GONE"

 
Critically-acclaimed soul band The Revelations are getting ready to release their third full-length studio album. The Cost of Living arrives via Decision/Red River/Sony RED Music on April 29th. 



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LISTEN TO NEW SINGLE "Either Way" from Harvey Mason's New Album "Chameleon" | Coming April 29th, 2014

LISTEN TO NEW SINGLE,
"Either Way,"
from the forthcoming Album "Chameleon" by 
Harvey Mason
New CD Drops April 29th, 2014






Chameleon, the scintillating Concord Records debut from multi-GRAMMY® nominated Harvey Mason, finds him drawing upon the rich jazz-funk legacy of the 1970s and recasting seven of that era’s most enduring classics with an early 21st-century sheen. A legendary session drummer, producer, composer and recording artist, Mason is among the most recorded and in-demand musicians of all-time.

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Aretha Franklin Files $10 Million Dollar Lawsuit Against Website

Aretha Franklin To Hit Kato Leonard and
TheNewsNerd.com with a Right Hook of Her Own –
A Ten Million Dollar Lawsuit



 
 
(April 16, 2014 – Detroit, MI) -- Facebook and other social media lit up with the news that Patti LaBelle had been arrested for attacking Aretha Franklin with “a Mayweather style right and left” in attack on the Queen of Soul that reportedly took place at a concert in Atlanta.
 
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The 2014 JJA Jazz Awards Winners Are Announced

The Jazz Journalists Association Announces Winners for 2014 JJA Jazz Awards



NEW YORK – The Jazz Journalists Association today announced winners of 2014 JJA Jazz Awards in 32 categories of musical achievement. Herbie Hancock -- the man behind International Jazz Day (April 30) as UNESCO Ambassador for Intercultural Dialog and Chairman of the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz – is being honored for his Lifetime Achievement in Jazz. Saxophonist Wayne Shorter, Hancock's frequent collaborator, has been voted Musician of the Year.
 
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SRI Records Acquires Rights to Recordings of Jackie Wilson, Early Marvin Gaye, Bob Marley and Early Ike & Tina Turner

Jackie Wilson, Ike & Tina Turner, Marvin Gaye and Bob Marley Songs Go to SRI Records



SRI Records has acquired the exclusive rights to the recordings of Jackie Wilson, early Marvin Gaye, Bob Marley and the early recordings by Ike & Tina Turner.


Los Angeles, CA, April 2014 --(PR.com)-- SRI Records is pleased to announce that the label has acquired the exclusive rights, through a representative of Jackie Wilson’s estate, to release all of Wilson’s original recordings on SRI Records. In addition the label has also been granted the rights to all of the early Ike & Tina Turner recordings, a wonderful lost Marvin Gaye album and the Bob Marley catalog.

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Maxi Priest Returns with New Album "Easy To Love" on June 10th, 2014

REGGAE SUPERSTAR
MAXI PRIEST RETURNS WITH NEW STUDIO ALBUM
EASY TO LOVE
ON VP RECORDS ON JUNE 10




 
With over 15 million albums sold worldwide, a No. 1 U.S. Billboard hit and a Grammy nomination, the most successful solo act in British reggae history Maxi Priest returns with his brand new studio album Easy To Love on VP Records available June 10th, 2014.

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The 8th Annual McDonald's Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour | Kicks off May 22nd, 2014

McDonald's Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour Is Back with Erica Campbell, Anthony Brown & Group TherAPy, Kurt Carr and More



Eighth annual concert series bigger than ever with gospel stars taking stage in twelve cities


OAK BROOK, Ill., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McDonald's USA today announced its Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour is back and better than ever with some of gospel music's biggest acts. Hosting the tour this year is one-half of sister duo Mary Mary and now solo artist Erica Campbell and comedian Jonathan Slocumb. Joining them will be three-time 2014 Stellar Award-winners Anthony Brown & Group TherAPy, the renowned Mississippi Mass Choir, gospel's latest hip-hop sensation Uncle Reece, organist Moses Tyson, Jr. and the incomparable Kurt Carr & The Kurt Carr Singers.

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Kindred The Family Soul to Release New CD "A Couple Friends" on June 10th, 2014 | LISTEN TO NEW SINGLE!

KINDRED THE FAMILY SOUL
TO CELEBRATE "A COUPLE FRIENDS" WITH NEW ALBUM DUE OUT JUNE 10, 2014



LISTEN to New Single “Everybody’s Hustling”!



“We really had no idea that this would be the single but the song was initially inspired by all of the glorification of money in all the hip hop songs these days.  We see people and their struggles quite differently and we want people to be inspired to continue to reach for greatness whether they have access to lots of money or not.” - Kindred The Family Soul


There's a lot of talk about the lack of substance and positive values on the urban music scene today. Where are the positive images of men and women, particularly African-Americans?

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José James to Release New Disc, "While You Were Sleeping" on June 10th, 2014

José James Announces New Album
"While You Were Sleeping"




Out June 10, 2014


José James has announced a June 10 release date for his new album, While You Were Sleeping, his fifth studio album and his second album for Blue Note Records. While You Were Sleeping is the follow-up to his widely acclaimed R&B and jazz steeped No Beginning No End, and signals a new creative direction for the versatile singer-songwriter. The album was recorded in Brooklyn, NY, and was produced by José and Brian Bender.

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The Top #100 R&B Slow Jams #8 | Deborah Cox with R.L. - "We Can't Be Friends"

 

Good Evening Music Lovers and welcome back to T.U.M.S....

The next entry into our list of great ballads tonight brings back memories of two great vocalists of the 90's, who made major impact separately through their own careers and had decidedly came together to leave R&B love song fanatics a classic track to remember always.

R&B songstress Deborah Cox and lead singer/frontman from hit R&B group NEXT, R.L., joined forces to release the hit single, "We Can't Be Friends," which had enough power and momentum to leap all the way to the top of Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart at #1 for 2 weeks straight back in 1999.

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R&B Singer Geoff McBride Releases New Album, "Journey To The Soul" | LISTEN TO NEW SINGLE!

R&B Singer Geoff McBride Releases New Album, "Journey To The Soul"
LISTEN TO NEW SINGLE
"WHEN YOU GOT LOVE"!




You’ve heard him on “The Voice.” Now get ready to hear the true voice of Geoff McBride as he takes a deeper, more expansive Journey To The Soul on his new independent full length recording.



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Demetrius Woods to Release New Single "If I Ain't Got You" on April 29th | LISTEN TO NEW SINGLE!

Demetrius Woods Known To Many As Holy Boy Comes With A Remake of Alicia Keys
"If I Ain't Got You"



Available Online April 29, 2014!


New Single titled "Nothing Without You" is elating, soul searching and brilliant. Already a ground breaking record, its been said as the new 'innovative tune that no one is doing right now'. Very uplifting yet soothing to the spirit.



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Mathew Knowles to Deliver Keynote Address at the Sync Summit in Paris

Mathew Knowles
Delivers Keynote Address at the

Sync Summit in Paris



 
(Houston, TX – April 14, 2014) – President and CEO of Music World Entertainment, Mathew Knowles, is scheduled to deliver the keynote address at the Sync Summit at the PCF Auditorium in Paris today, Monday, April 14, 2014.  In June 2013, Knowles’ delivered his first keynote address with the Sync Summit in Los Angeles.
 
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Savoy Jazz to Release 3 New Midline "Jazz For" Compilations April 15th, 2014

Savoy Jazz To Release Three Midline "Jazz For" Compilations April 15th



New Editions to Best Selling Jazz Midline Series of All Time Are:

"Jazz for Spring"
"Jazz at the Movies"
"Jazz in the Afternoon with Cole--Celebrating the Songs of Cole Porter"

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Savoy Jazz is set to release three new editions in its successful Jazz For midline series of compilations:  Jazz for Spring, Jazz at the Movies and Jazz in the Afternoon with Cole—Celebrating the Songs of Cole Porter (celebrating the 50th Anniversary of his death in 2014).

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Karen Clark Sheard Hosts Int'l Summit for Women | Sept. 10th-13th, 2014

Gospel Music Legend and First Lady Karen Clark Sheard Hosts International Summit for Women in Church Leadership


 
Ladies 1st "A Celebration of Women" Inaugural International Summit Will Be Held September 10-13 in Virginia Beach, VA
 
Confirmed Presenters Include Faith Evans, Erica Campbell,
Dorinda Clark Cole, Vickie Winans,
Jacky Clark Chisholm, and Kierra Sheard
More to be Confirmed in the Coming Weeks
 
(Detroit, MI – April 14, 2014) – Gospel Music Legend Karen Clark Sheard, the first lady of Greater Emmanuel Institutional Church of God and Christ in Detroit, MI, which is pastored by her husband, Bishop J. Drew Sheard, will host an international summit for women who serve in various leadership roles in the church.
 
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South African Singer Lira to Release New Album, "Rise Again" on April 29th | WATCH NEW VIDEO!

PLATINUM-SELLING SOUTH AFRICAN SINGER & ACTRESS
LIRA



Set For Debut American Release RISE AGAIN on Shanachie Entertainment April 29th

“Her soul soars high into the hearts of all who cherish the priceless joy, solace and comfort that she lavishes on her fans!” - HUGH MASEKELA


Platinum-selling South African singer/model/actress Lira has already conquered South Africa and much of Europe with her irresistible blend of R & B, Jazz and African styles. Like Sade before her, she is now set to conquer America with the release of her debut U.S. single "Feel Good" and her debut U.S. album release Rise Again, due out in April 29, 2014 on Shanachie Entertainment.
 
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eOne Music Signs Todd Dulaney | New Single & Album Coming Soon

ENTERTAINMENT ONE MUSIC SIGNS
TODD DULANEY
TO AWARD-WINNING GOSPEL ROSTER


 
New Single Slated for Summer 2014, New Album in 2015

 
NASHVILLE, TN (April 8, 2014) – Entertainment One Music has signed celebrated artist, songwriter and worshipper Todd Dulaney to its award-winning Gospel roster.  Joining eOne Music in a new recording deal, the Stellar Award-nominated singer will record and release multiple albums, with the first single slated for release in late Summer this year, off his upcoming new album slated for a first-quarter release in 2015.
 
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Tank Releases New Single, "You're My Star" | TAKE A LISTEN! | New Album "Stronger" Coming in July 2014

R&B Crooner Tank Drops New Single,
"You're My Star"
Available NOW
New Album "Stronger"
Coming in July 2014




Good Day Readers and welcome back to T.U.M.S....

Mr. Durrell Babbs, otherwise known throughout the R&B spectrum as TANK, has dropped another heat seeking single ladies and gents. Look out for ballad "You're My Star" from Atlantic Records, available NOW on Amazon. The track is the new lead single from the forthcoming album "Stronger," slated to hit retail this year in July. The jam rocks the beat nice and gently, and still keeps music lovers in check regarding Tank's sultry smooth voice.

Aside from his previous collaboration with Tyrese & Ginuwine in forming hit trio TGT and release of "Three Kings" last year, Tank is back in the studio and ready to give us another disc to add to our music collections. Stay tuned to T.U.M.S. for more info as it comes.

Connect with Tank:

Facebook: Tank
Twitter: Tank
Wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tank_(American_singer)
Official Website: Tank

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Long Awaited Recording "John Coltrane - Offering: Live at Temple University" to be Released on Sept. 23rd, 2014

John Coltrane - Offering: Live At Temple University,
A Long-Awaited Recording of An Historic 1966 Performance Features Coltrane in Rare Form, Exhorting Through The Saxophone & Vocal Chants

 

 
Trane with Alice Coltrane, Pharoah Sanders, Rashied Ali, Sonny Johnson & Percussion In High-Fidelity Audio Taken From Recently Discovered Tapes

To Be Released September 23, 2014,
Coltrane's 88th Birthday
via Impulse!/Resonance Records


Resonance Records and UME are proud to present Offering: Live At Temple University, documenting a legendary concert by John Coltrane at Temple University in his adopted hometown of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on November 11, 1966, six weeks after his fortieth birthday and nine months before his untimely death.

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Bobby Hutcherson Returns to Blue Note with Release of "Enjoy The View" on June 24th, 2014 | feat David Sanborn, Joey DeFrancisco & Billy Hart

BOBBY HUTCHERSON RETURNS TO BLUE NOTE WITH ALL-STAR COLLECTIVE FOR
“ENJOY THE VIEW”
ON JUNE 24TH, 2014



NEA Jazz Master Bobby Hutcherson makes his triumphant return to Blue Note Records, where the virtuoso vibraphonist started his career in the early ‘60s, with the superb album, Enjoy the View. The vibrant session is produced by Blue Note president Don Was and will be released on June 24 as a significant event in the label’s 75th anniversary yearlong celebration.

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