With the legalization of recreational marijuana use in Illinois in as of January 2020, Cook County States Attorney Kim Foxx discusses how records for marijuana convictions will be wiped clean.
Rapper and actor Common is about to drop his 12th studio album. and he talks about the theme, which is about love. He says it is one of his best albums to date. 'Let Love' is available Aug. 30.
Singer Tamika Scott from 90s group Xscape is flying solo. She released a new single called "Almost Over" which is a testimony to coming out of life's trials and tribulations and she wants the world to know that they, too can come through no matter the situation.
Tiny Harris has a new EP dropping soon and on it is her new single, "I ... Love You. " Well, that is not exactly what the title is but you get it. We talk it up about the meaning of the song which is of course about her relationship with rapper husband T.I.
A&R Head of Empire Records Tina Davis is joining others including the late Nipsey Hussle and Tamar Braxton in looking for the next big thing. Who will it be and what do they need to do to stay there?BET's new talent competition "The Next Big Thing" airs Tuesdays at 10p/9c.
Chicago's gospel/inspiration artist Jonathan McReynolds talks about his music career and what it is like to be a judge on BET's new season of "Sunday Best."
Comedian, actor and producer George Wilborn returns to Chicago to headline at the Chicago Improv. He talks about his Chicago roots, upcoming projects and of course the reason why he's called the "Stress Reliever."
A discussion with Dr. Margena A. Christian about her new book, "Empire: The House That John H. Johnson Built" and candid conversation with fellow former Johnson Publication Company employee Darryl Dennard about the impact the Johnson empire had on the African-American community.
Angela Martin of Onederful Prayer Women's Ministry shares her new book, "Let Me Teach You How To Pray Everyday" and blesses us with a powerful prayer for the country and Chicago on the National Day of Prayer.
Former 'The Voice' contestant Sandy Redd talks about her experience on the show and she gears up for her promo tour in Chicago on April 28.
After her performance at the Black Women's Expo in Chicago, Leela James opens up about her single she performed called "That Woman" and how she is a queen and should never be called the B-Word. Ever.
Chicagoan Denton Arnell talks about his experience of being a contestant on 'The Voice' and being coached by John Legend and proposing to his girlfriend on national TV.
Broadway acclaimed "Sweat" exposes the different layers of loyalty among friends during the most difficult times between 2000 and 2008 when layoffs were prevalent. I speak with director Ron O.J. Parson and Tyla Abercrombie who plays lead character Cynthia about the theme of this Pulitzer Prize winning play.
Comedian and actor David Man AKA Mr. Brown and his lovely wifey and Gospel sensation Tamela Mann are currently touring with Tyler Perry's "Madea's Farewell Tour, and they have a tour of their own, "Us Against The World" and a book by the same title. How do they keep the love so strong? They reveal some nuggets on their relationship and more.
I chat with RL of the R&B group Next about the future of R&B music, how social media has affected artist development and more.
Traci S. Campbell speaks about "Beauty In, Beauty Out" and how the organization mentors, encourages and enriches the lives of women of all backgrounds.
Sorors of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and alumni of HBCUs talk about the advantages of attending an historically black college or university, and discuss an HBCU event where you can decide if that is the college choice for you!
I chat with "How To Catch Creation" Creator Christina Anderson and Director Niegel Smith about the inspiring production which features an all black cast. It runs through Feb. 24 at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago.
Ralph Tresvant chats about his upcoming performance in Chicago at the Pre-Valentine's Concert Feb. 9, and he'll be releasing new music this summer.
Johnny Gill will be performing at the Credit Union 1 Arena (formerly UIC Pavilion) in Chicago on Feb. 9 for the Pre-Valentine's Day Concert along with Ralph Tresvant, The O'Jays and Frankie Beverly & Maze. We talk about Johnny's performance and he drops word of new music on the way.