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Eric Roberson Announces Earth + Wind + Fire EP Trilogy

Eric Roberson Announces Earth + Wind + Fire EP Trilogy

YKIGS February 2, 2017 0

The founder of the independent r&b movement Eric Roberson has just announced that he will be releasing an EP Trilogy series this year. The three part series is called “Earth, Wind, Fire”, with the

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Keke Wyatt Set to Release “Keke Covers” Album

Keke Wyatt Set to Release “Keke Covers” Album

YKIGS February 1, 2017 0

Following the successful “Keke Covers” series leading up to her last album “Rated Love”, Keke Wyatt will now release a full album highlighting more of that work. The new project is set to also

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Joe & Ashanti Set for Joint 2017 European Tour

Joe & Ashanti Set for Joint 2017 European Tour

YKIGS February 1, 2017 3

One thing that has kept r&b strong while it’s faded from the mainstream has been artists coming together to tour. Even if the music isn’t selling like it once was, fans still pack out

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Ciara Announces New Deal With Warner Bros. Records

Ciara Announces New Deal With Warner Bros. Records

YKIGS January 27, 2017 0

Today, Warner Bros. Records announces the signing of GRAMMY® Award-winning, multi-platinum superstar singer/songwriter, and producer Ciara. Throughout her illustrious and impressive 13-plus years in entertainment, she has sold over 23 million albums and 16

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Janelle Monae To Be Honored at Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards

Janelle Monae To Be Honored at Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards

YKIGS January 26, 2017 0

Essence, the preeminent brand for African-American women, will commemorate the 10th anniversary of its esteemed “Black Women in Hollywood Awards”—the annual Oscar-week celebration at the forefront of spotlighting Hollywood’s most creative and accomplished visionaries.

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India Arie & Anthony David Share Open Letter In Support of Chrisette Michele

India Arie & Anthony David Share Open Letter In Support of Chrisette Michele

YKIGS January 25, 2017 1

This Chrisette Michele controversy doesn’t appear to be going away anytime soon. The latest chapter in the saga surprisingly comes in the form of a new open letter, but this time from fellow artists

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Jill Scott Partners With Hallmark for Poetically Inspired Greeting Card Collection

Jill Scott Partners With Hallmark for Poetically Inspired Greeting Card Collection

YKIGS January 25, 2017 0

Iconic singer Jill Scott has just announced that she’s partnered up with Hallmark’s Mahogany brand to create a new offering of greeting cards featuring design, editorial and sound inspired by and created with Grammy

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New Edition Honored With Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

New Edition Honored With Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

YKIGS January 24, 2017 0

Boasting a legendary career spanning over 30 years and including platinum albums, #1 singles, and sold out worldwide tours, New Edition adds another epic accolade to their resume. The group has just been honored

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Chrisette Michele Pens an Open Letter Following Backlash From Agreeing to Perform at Trump Inauguration

Chrisette Michele Pens an Open Letter Following Backlash From Agreeing to Perform at Trump Inauguration

YKIGS January 19, 2017 0

The United States is just days away from the inauguration of new President Donald Trump. Up until now, the headlines have all read about how difficult it has been to line of artists to

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Erykah Badu To Be Honored By Essence “Black Women in Music”

Erykah Badu To Be Honored By Essence “Black Women in Music”

YKIGS January 12, 2017 0

Essence is getting ready to host its greatly anticipated 8th annual “Black Women in Music” as part of the Grammy Week event on Thursday, February 9th, in Los Angeles. As part of the invitation

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