Exclusive Download: “IhsAnity” by IhsAn Bilal
I’ve been a fan of IhsAn Bilal from the start – as lead vocalist for the bands Black Alley and The Danvilles or as a solo artist. Trained at the Duke Ellington School of the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., the multitalented singer/songwriter released her debut album BIG red BOX in 2011.... Read more
Get the Holidays Started with Wynton Marsalis’ Jazzy “Jingle Bells”
Wynton Marsalis is one of the greatest jazz trumpeters in the world. As the Managing and Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center, he preserves this classic American art form and shares it with a new generation of music lovers. In this video, Marsalis performs a jazzed up rendition of... Read more
Keep #HoustonStrong by Registering for the TXU Energy BakerRipley Turkey Trot
I’m a native Houstonian and I love everything about my city (well, maybe not the brutal summers and soul-crushing traffic). The people are friendly, diverse, and always willing to work hard to make this city better. The country saw Houstonians band together during Hurricane Harvey. In the face of... Read more
AGT Finalists, Linkin’ Bridge, Perform “Drift Away” on Jimmy Kimmel Live
Linkin’ Bridge joined fellow Louisville native Jennifer Lawrence, on Jimmy Kimmel Live. The band became a national phenomenon when they were finalists on NBC’s America’s Got Talent. Lawrence, who was filling in for Kimmel, invited Linkin’ Bridge to perform “Drift Away.” Tweet us @mochamanstyle or leave a comment on our Facebook Page to... Read more
Thor: Ragnarok Movie Review: The God of Thunder Shows Off His Sense of Humor
Marvel has been churning out superhero movies at a rapid pace. The films range from dark and serious such as Captain America: Winter Solder to wacky and outrageous such as Guardians of the Galaxy and Deadpool. Thor: Ragnarok is definitely in the wacky camp (which is ironic considering the plot... Read more
Beyoncé, Donald Glover, and James Earl Jones Lead All-Star Cast of Disney’s Live-Action “The Lion King”
I must admit that I haven’t been a fan of Disney’s turning animated films into live action films. However, the Jon Favreau directed “The Jungle Book” won me over. Although the movie was beautifully shot, what made me really enjoy the film was the cast – Lupita Nyong’o, Idris Elba, and Giancarlo Esposito.... Read more
Spike Lee and Bill T. Jones to be Honored at Second Biennial American Portrait Gala
On November 19, the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery will hold its second biennial American Portrait Gala to honor individuals who have made an impact on the nation’s shared history, development and culture. Among the honorees are film director, producer, writer and actor Spike Lee and artistic director, choreographer and... Read more
Desi Valentine Returns with New Single, “My Worst Enemy”
I first saw Desi Valentine at an Audra Day concert. I initially dismissed him as another marginally talented opening act standing between me and Andra. Boy, was I wrong! When Valentine started singing, I knew he was something special. His powerful voice and thoughtful lyrics immediately drew me in. I felt... Read more
Purple Reign Celebrates Prince’s Music and Memory
Prince may longer be with us, but his music will always endure. To keep Prince’s memory alive, the Tropicana Las Vegas has announced the residency of Purple Reign, the world’s #1 Prince tribute starring Jason Tenner. Purple Reign: The Prince Tribute Show, seamlessly re-creates the blistering performances and raw energy of... Read more
Wu-Tang Drops New Album and Performs “My Only One”
Wu-Tang is back on the scene with a new album, The Saga Continues. Ghostface Killah, RZA, Cappadonna and DJ Mathematics perform joined Steven Latorre and The Roots to perform “My Only One” on the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Tweet us @mochamanstyle or leave a comment on our Facebook Page to share... Read more