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JAMES BOOGALOO BOLDEN - EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW - MONDAY, JAN 29, 2018 TUNE IN HERE: https://www.facesofsuccessradio.com/exclusive-interviews He was born February 9, 1950 to James and Rachel Bolden in Houston, Texas. From youth on he had a passion for music. He learned to play classical trumpet during his high school years and was a member of the school choir. Later, Bolden also learned to play the guitar. Playing with famous acts such as Stevie Wonder, Issac Hayes, Temptations, Supremes, The Spi
The unchanging face – and voice – of singer/songwriter Cassandra Lucas is back on the music scene in 2017, gifting listeners with three new hit singles, paving the way for her solo debut CD. Known as one-half of platinum selling R&B duo Changing Faces, she has returned to claim her rightful position as one of today's top music talents. Hailing from East Harlem in New York City, Lucas always loved to sing, as a kid. She enjoyed watching “Soul Train” on television with her Dad, leading her t
Erika Alexander has the kind of life story that seems like it could only happen in the movies. The child of two orphans, Erika grew up in the mountains of Arizona. Her father was an itinerant preacher who kept the family moving. Then an amazing series of discoveries by a who's who of film, theater and television propelled her into a remarkable career. Famed producers Merchant and Ivory discovered her in a basement theater in Philadelphia and cast her as the lead in their film, My Little Girl . S
The Manhattans are an American popular R&B vocal group. Their work includes million-selling songs "Kiss and Say Goodbye" recorded in 1976 and 1980's "Shining Star".The Manhattans have recorded twelve top 10 R&B hits in the United States charting on the Billboard chart for the first time in 1965.Their 1983 song "Forever by Your Side" remains especially popular in Brazil thirty years after its release. The Manhattans, originally from Jersey City, formed in 1962 with members George "Smitty" Smi
The group was formed in Harlem, New York City in 1964 as a trio called the Poets, composed of lead singer Donald McPherson, Luther Simmons, Jr., and Panama-born Tony Silvester. They made their first recordings for Leiber & Stoller's Red Bird label, but soon changed their name to the Insiders and signed with RCA Records. In 1968, after a couple of singles, they changed their name once again, this time permanently, to The Main Ingredient. The name came from a Coke bottle. They then teamed up with
Cameo, after 40 chart-breaking years of hits like “Rigormortis,” “She's Strange,” “Word Up,” “I Just Want To Be,” and “Candy,” the original members Nathan Leftenant, Greg Johnson, Jeryl Bright, and Arnett Leftenant have reunited on Cameo’s new single, "We In The House“ (Trademark Rights #87212124). Featuring several elements that identify the vintage Cameo sound, "We In The House" delivers a great experience for the listener, and is mixed for today’s millennials, older fans, and rappers.
KHALILAH ALI - EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW - MON-JULY 10,2017 - 6:00 PM PST HOSTED BY: DJ SUNNY BLAND TUNE IN HERE https://www.facesofsuccessradio.com/exclusive-interviews Call in to speak with the host (323) 642-1569
Jon Jon Harreld aka Jon Jon of the popular R&B Group TROOP, at the age of six, started singing gospel with his mother, brother and sisters in the church where he grew up which was located in the City Of Pasadena, California. His desire for music did not stop there as he quickly became obsessed with playing the bongos drums and started playing for the congregation at the tender age of eight. Even though Jon Jon is already an accomplished entertainer with a powerful voice which is constantly compa
“My band is made up of recording industry musicians that have worked and toured with some of America’s top entertainers,” says McGhee, a multi-instrumentalist who plays keyboards, bass, and sings on his music, blending elements of jazz, gospel, blues and soul. “I do believe that there will always be room for your gift, no matter the age,” asserts McGhee, who calls Victorviille, Calif. home and continues to instruct in martial arts at Victor Valley College in the SoCal High Desert. “I would like
The transformation from teen star to respected adult performer isn't an easy one. But for self proclaimed ATL’s finest, Zane Copeland Jr., aka Lil' Zane, the transition has been seamless. As someone who has already scored a number of hit singles ("Anywhere" w/112, "Money Stretch", "Callin me", "Hardball" w/Lil' Wayne " Bow Wow), appeared on screen with Sean Connery ("Finding Forrester"), Eddie Murphy ("Dr. Dolittle 2"), Cuba Gooding Jr. " Beyonce Knowles ("The Fighting Temptations"), and Omar Ep
Jammin Jay Lamont or better known to many as "The Human IPOD" was born as preacher’s son in Oklahoma City OK. Growing up as a kid he would make all kinds of sounds to make people laugh and cheer. When he left Oklahoma he moved to Houston TX where he worked as a Radio personality for several years until one day he realized that his calling was the big stage. So Jay packed up the car and moved to Los Angeles to take his show to the stage. His stage show is so unbelievable that he receives standing
Michael Henderson (born 1951) is an American bass guitarist and vocalist best known for his bass playing with Miles Davis in the early 1970s, on early fusion albums such as Jack Johnson, Live-Evil, and Agharta, as well as series of R&B/soul hits, particularly the Norman Connors produced hit, You Are My Starship in 1976 and other songs in the mid to late 1970s. He was one of the first notable bass guitarists of the fusion era as well as being one of the most influential jazz and soul musician
Zapp (also known as the Zapp Band or Zapp & Roger) is an American funk band that emerged from Hamilton, Ohio, in 1977. Particularly influential in the electro subgenre of funk, Zapp served as partial inspiration toward the creation of the G-funk sound of hip-hop popular on the West Coast of the United States in the early to mid 1990s, with many of their songs sampled by numerous hip-hop artists. The original line-up consisted of four brothers—Roger Troutman, Larry Troutman, Lester Troutman and T
Blue Magic is an American R&B/soul music group, and one of the most popular Philadelphia soul groups of the 1970s. Founded in 1972, the group's original members included lead singer Ted Mills with Vernon Sawyer, Wendell Sawyer, Keith Beaton, and Richard Pratt. Their most notable songs included smooth soul ballads such as "Sideshow", "Spell", "What’s Come Over Me", "Three Ring Circus" and "Stop to Start."
Beteal Mahari I was born in September 4th graduated with degree in International Relations studied at the United States International University My Parents moved to Kenya during the war in Eritrea to save their lives and I and my brother were born in Kenya Nairobi as a refugees As a young Child I have always been Keen and interested in TV and Theater that's why I took up theater classes in middle school was in plays like Romeo and Juliet I played Juliet I did acting all the way until High s
The mid 80’s and 90’s were great years for R&B/Soul music and produced some of the most beloved and talented male groups. And during that time, one of the most successful and endearing powerhouses was the R&B trio LeVert. Formed in Cleveland, Ohio in 1984, LeVert was a dominant force on the music charts and created a successful blueprint for urban male groups. The trio’s formula of combining soulful ballads and up-tempo beats with catchy hooks produced a dynamic catalog of music to be enjoyed fo
Heatwave is an international funk/disco band formed in 1975. Its most popular lineup featured Americans Johnnie Wilder, Jr. and Keith Wilder (vocals) of Dayton, Ohio, Englishman Rod Temperton (keyboards), Swiss Mario Mantese (bass), Czechoslovak Ernest "Bilbo" Berger (drums), Jamaican Eric Johns (guitar) and Briton Roy Carter (guitar
The question “who is Tracee Reynaud?” would be best answered by her new project It’s Time. It’s Time is a musical statement of life and turning a fresh page on a life in progress; the perfect introduction to a diverse talent of the last decade and a great vocally smooth pop, R&B, and soulful inspirational flavored album laced with positive lyrical content. Tracee began preforming at the age of thirteen, and has traveled the nation winning the respect of audiences fortunate to catch her dynamic,
“A Guy Named Joe Leavy” is the CD project by singer/songwriter/producer Joe Leavy. A storyteller and lyricist with honey-smooth vocals, Joe is a self-proclaimed romantic with a high regard for love and a huge passion for music. Fortunately for the listener, he is combining the two. Internationally influenced in his music, for more than 10 years, the San Diego native worked overseas playing R&B, pop and jazz nightly in popular clubs and hot spots throughout east asia and Japan. Famil
Yolanda Yvette Adams (born August 27, 1961) is an American gospel singer, record producer, actress, and former radio host of her own nationally syndicated morning gospel show. As of September 2009, she had sold 4.5 million albums since 1991 in the United States, and nearly 8 million albums worldwide according to SoundScan. On December 11, 2009, Billboard Magazine named her the No. 1 Gospel Artist of the last decade. In the same chart, her album Mountain High...Valley Low was acknowledged
Cheryl L. Cook a-k-a “Cheryl the Pearl” formerly of “The Sequence” Born November 19, 1960 to Theorodore & Sadie Woodson; Cheryl Lorraine Cook was introduce to the world. Cheryl grew up watching her grandmother, the late Mamie Cook sing on the church choir. As she got older, she began watching Diana Ross and the Supremes on the Ed Sullivan Show. At that time, she knew that she wanted to be a performer. Cheryl joined forces with 2 of her best friends; Gwendolyn Chisolm and Angie Brown. They decide
Born September 4th in Norfolk, VA to the late Cecil J. (a retired Norfolk Public School board employee) and Mildred O. Jenkins (retired Virginia Electric Power employee). Jenkins grew up in a loving family and was raised in the projects of Norfolk VA. His parents gave birth to him at an early age. He is the oldest of 7 children. His father was a street number’s runner and a crap shooter, who was known at the time as a respectable hustler. His mother, a devote Jehovah’s Witness, would remain
Jonathan Arthur DeBarge (Chico) Born: June 23, 1966, in Detroit, MI A member of a musical family that notched major successes in the R&B field in the 1980s and 1990s, Chico DeBarge went his own way stylistically. While the other DeBarges offered, romantic harmony singing that recalled the 1960s heyday of their label Motown, Chico DeBarge was a full-throated soul singer whose lyrics tended toward raw sensuality and toward serious reflections on the temptations of the criminal life. DeBarge, co
J-Pilot is the type of musician anyone can appreciate. He has been composing music throughout his entire life and shows no signs of slowing down. Hailing from Fayetteville, North Carolina, which happens to be stomping grounds of Roc Nation's own J.Cole and is also J-Pilot's childhood friend. Having attended Full Sail University for Recording Arts and Music Business, he can also play up to 4 instruments which in bass guitar, electric guitar, piano and percussions. J-Pilot has a wide spectrum of i
Karyn Layvonne White (born October 14, 1965) is an American singer who was popular during the late 1980s and early 1990s. She is best known for her R&B singles; "Superwoman" (1989), "Secret Rendezvous" (1989), "The Way You Love Me" (1988), and the Billboard Hot 100 number one single "Romantic" (1991). White was born in Los Angeles to Vivian and Clarence White. She is the youngest of five children. She sang in a church choir and worked as a backing singer, then sang on Jeff Lorber's 1986 "Privat
Cee Cee's performance 'claim to fame' with her Fans has been RAW & REAL which has been the key into every heart. There is no pretense. There is no posing. There is no perfection. What there is, is a bare aching human vulnerability and understanding of the 'journey' we are all on within the stories in the songs, and within the understanding heart flowing through her voice whether in concert, giving a talk or workshop, or sitting in a personal on on one session. Cee Cee's lyrics and performanc
Rena Scott was inducted into the R&B Hall on August 21st, 2016 in Detroit, Michigan along with Smoky Robinson, Dione Warwick, Kathy Hughes and many more. Rena release her first Christmas song “Christmas Time Is Here” on Nov 17th, 2016. She has 3 new single releases. They are remixes of her classic Hit “Remember” on the Room Recordings Label released on September 16th, 2016. Starting out at age 12 in her hometown Detroit, singing for local Baptist congregations, singer Rena Scott entered her firs
DAWN NOEL An accomplished dancer and actress who's expanding her career into the film and television arenas. Born in Philadelphia, Dawn attended the prestigious High School for the Performing Arts and received a BFA from the University of the Arts. She started her professional career as a member of Philadelphia's Koresh Dance Company as well as with Ballet Hispanico and Elisa Monte Dance companies. She was quickly hired by both the NYC and Metropolitan Opera Ballets and was making her mark on
On August 16th Ashley Scott will release his debut single “Words.” This ballad speaks on the impact and implications that “Words” can have in relationships especially in the heat of the moment. The motto of “thinking before you speak” is the point he is trying to make in the song. The ballad is dynamic and reminiscent of a classic sound sung by a variety of legendary male vocalists. Ashley went back to his roots with the recording process of this song. “The song was written and composed by Alysh