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Funeral Services set for Joni Sledge of Sister Sledge

March 22, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Joni Sledge  (Courtesy of Rogers and Cowan) Funeral services for Joni Sledge are set for Saturday March 25,  9 a.m. at Deliverance Evangelistic Church, 2001 W. Lehigh Ave., Philadelphia. The interment will follow in Ivy Hill Cemetery. Joni Sledge, founding member of Philadelphia’s own Sister Sledge, died Friday, March 10, in her home…

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Rock ‘n’ roll legend Chuck Berry dies at 90

March 18, 2017

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Chuck Berry, the rock ‘n’ roll founder who defined its joy and rebellion in “Johnny B. Goode” and other classics, has died in St. Charles County, Missouri, west of St. Louis. He was 90. St. Charles county police say they responded to a medical emergency Saturday afternoon and found Berry unresponsive….

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Philly, Jersey, Delaware… One of the biggest events of the year is back!

March 18, 2017

Boom 103.9 brings you the Be Beautiful Expo 2017, Saturday, March 25th at the Pennsylvania Convention Center! For Boom 103.9’s  3rd Annual Be Beautiful Expo, many of your favorite performers will be hitting the stage like Fat Joe, Nick Grant, Dreezy, Bibi Bourelly, and just announced KHALID! The Be Beautiful Expo 2017 is being held…

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Milo Ventimiglia poured his dad into Jack on ‘This is Us’

March 18, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Milo Ventimiglia as Jack in “This Is Us”. By Leanne Italie Associated Press NEW YORK — In Milo Ventimiglia’s trailer on the set of NBC’s “This is Us” hangs a black-and-white photo of himself at maybe 3 or 4, leaning on his dad’s knee, father and son smiling in the front yard in…

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Aldis Hodge–Badinage with Brother Hodge!

March 18, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Aldis Hodge and Janelle Monae in a scene from ‘Hidden Figures’. Interview with Kam Williams Aldis Hodge is perhaps best known for his role as Alec Hardison on the TNT series “Leverage”, which nabbed a People’s Choice Award in 2013, in addition to his role as MC Ren in ‘Straight Outta Compton’. Furthermore,…

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Notorious B.I.G. remembered 20 years after shooting death

March 18, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Notorious B.I.G. with Sean “Diddy” Combs  (AP Photo) NEW YORK — The Notorious B.I.G. is being remembered by his wife, Faith Evans, and by collaborator Sean “Diddy” Combs 20 years after his killing. Combs asked social media users to salute the rapper also known as Biggie Smalls by rapping their favorite Biggie verse…

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Samuel L. Jackson: Comments about Black British actors not a slam

March 18, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Samuel Jackson (Photo: Jaguar PS / shutterstock) By Ryan Pearson associated press LOS ANGELES– Samuel L. Jackson said Wednesday he wasn’t trying to slam Black British actors when he criticized their casting in American films such as the horror hit “Get Out” and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. drama “Selma.” Jackson told…

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Joni Sledge, member of Sister Sledge, dies at 60

March 11, 2017

By NEKESA MUMBI MOODY 26 minutes ago NEW YORK (AP) — Joni Sledge, who with her sisters recorded the defining dance anthem “We Are Family,” has died, the band’s representative says. She was 60. Sledge was found dead in her home by a friend in Phoenix, Arizona, on Friday, the band’s publicist, Biff Warren, said…

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