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Anita Baker Makes 2018 Great with Farewell Concert Series
Last year, Anita Baker announced her retirement from the music business. After 30 years in the game, eight Grammy Awards, seven albums and six world tours, it was well-deserved. However, as a fan, I was deeply saddened by the news. Baker’s music will always have a special place in... Read more
Check Out IhsAn Bilal’s New Video “Too Late”
Earlier this month IhsAn Bilal released her latest album, IhsAnity. The L.A.-based singer has just dropped “Too Late,” her first video from the album. Directed by Briana Monet, the video also features actor David K. Sommerville.  Visit to IhsAnBilalMuzik.com for upcoming show dates and other announcements from the artist. Tweet us @mochamanstyle or... Read more
Oceans of Slumber Releases New Video – “The Decay of Disregard”
Houston-based sextet, Oceans of Slumber are great musicians. They create heavy-metal music that speaks to today’s culture, and frontwoman Cammie Gilbert delivers powerful vocals that are bigger than life. Check out their new video, “The Decay Of Disregard,” from their upcoming album The Banished Heart.  You can pre-order The Banished Heart at Amazon.... Read more
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