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Black Violin Merges Hip-Hop and Classical Into Genre-Bending Masterpieces
When you think of Lil Wayne and Chopin, you don’t think the two artists have much in common. However, Black Violin manages to make the connection through their “classical boom” sound which merges classical music with hip-hop. Black Violin is composed of classically trained violist Wil Baptiste and violinist... Read more
African American Cosplayers at the 2019 Texas Renaissance Festival
Comedian Marcus D. Wiley Credits Success to Hustle and Faith
Marcus D. Wiley knows how to crack up a crowd. The Houston-based comedian travels the world making people laugh with his brand of church-based, clean humor. He’s not your typical comedian by any stretch of the imagination. He holds three degrees – an Associate degree in Fine Arts Theatre,... Read more
Morris Day Performs New Single “Lil Mo Funk” with Snoop Dogg
Morris Day is one of the coolest men in the music business. I’ve admired his style, swag, and wit for many years. But most of all, I’ve loved Day’s music. From his early hits with The Time – “Get it Up,” “777-9311,” “The Bird,” “Jungle Love,” “Jerk Out” –... Read more
Actor Richard Lawson Reflects on Half a Century in Show Business
Richard Lawson has more than 100 acting credits in television and film to his name. Those include “Poltergeist,” “Dirty Harry,” “How Stella Got Her Groove Back,” “Saints & Sinners,” “Kojak,” “L.A. Doctors,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “All My Children,” “Moesha,” and many more.  Lawson was in Houston, Texas to receive the... Read more
Houston Happenings with Great Day Houston and Mocha Man Style (September 13, 2019)
Mocha Man Style Publisher & Editor-in-Chief, Frederick J. Goodall, appeared on Great Day Houston with Deborah Duncan to discuss events in the Houston area this weekend (September 13-15, 2019). Watch the video below to get the scoop on what’s happening. Tweet us @mochamanstyle or leave a comment on our Facebook Page to share... Read more
World’s Biggest Boombox Collection Goes on Display at NostalgiaCon
The nation’s most prominent boombox collectors and organizers of NostalgiaCon’s inaugural ‘80’s pop culture convention nare teaming up to launch the National Boombox Museum. “Boomboxes not only helped birth today’s Hip Hop culture, they were also the urban fireplaces for millions of kids who played, danced and made friends... Read more
Chef Deborah VanTrece Partners with Ben & Jerry’s for Dessert’d: A Non-Expected Culinary Experience
Vegans rejoice! Ben & Jerry’s is hitting the road with a series of events showcasing the surprisingly delicious world of plant-based dining. “We put a lot of effort into developing a non-dairy dessert that was just as indulgent as our ice cream,” said Ben & Jerry’s Flavor Guru Eric... Read more
Rick Ross Performs “Big Tyme” With an Assist From Swizz Beatz and The Roots
Rick Ross has been in the rap game for a while. To celebrate the release of his 10th album, Port of Miami 2, Ross performed his new single, “Big Tyme” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Ross gets an assist from Swizz Beatz, The Roots, and an orchestra... Read more
Tito Jackson Steps Into the Spotlight as Lead Vocalist on “One Way Street”
I don’t wanna play these games you play, girl, anymore. If you want to leave, I’ll hold the door – Tito Jackson, “One Way Street.” As a member of the Jackson 5, Tito held down the rhythm on guitar. Now Michae’s usually quiet older brother is stepping in the... Read more