Fantasia Barrino – Side Effects of Life
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Fantasia Barrino – Side Effects of Life

Fantasia Barrino – Side Effects of Life by Abraham Kuranga It’s been almost ten years since Fantasia Barrino won the hearts of millions of viewers on season three of Fox’s American Idol.  She was simply a young voice from High Point, North Carolina, just amazed to have the opportunity to follow in the footsteps of … Continue reading

Kem – Intimacy Never Sounded So Good
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Kem – Intimacy Never Sounded So Good

Kem Intimacy Never Sounded So Good by Abraham Kuranga In the crowded arena of R&B voices, the artist Kem seems to stand out. He wouldn’t have it any other way. This Detroit native came, unexpectedly, from the depths of poverty and hardship to become one of the most recognizable voices in Adult R&B/Jazz today. Bolstered … Continue reading

Omarion – Living a Life of Ollusion
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Omarion – Living a Life of Ollusion

Omarion Living a Life of Ollusion by Abraham Kuranga He speaks with the wisdom of a seasoned artist, and with the maturity of man. It’s all part of the process for R&B crooner, Omarion.  The former front man for the boy band sensation, B2K, has fully blossomed into a grown-up, embracing his own unique element.  Like most artists today, … Continue reading

Luke Bryan – Staying True To Himself
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Luke Bryan – Staying True To Himself

Luke Bryan – Staying True To Himself by Abraham Kuranga Originally posted on April 10, 2008. Just as country music is singing its high notes, reaching more people than ever before, another budding star has entered the arena, ready to fuel the fire. That star? Luke Bryan. The Georgia native – fresh off hit singles, … Continue reading

PlayRadioPlay! – Breaking Through the Confines
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PlayRadioPlay! – Breaking Through the Confines

PlayRadioPlay! Breaking Through the Confines By Abraham Kuranga Growing up in Aledo, Texas, young Daniel Hunter didn’t have much for which to look forward.  His father passed away at an early age and his mother wasn’t around due to her alcohol addiction, leaving Hunter on his own. This led to an early drug problem, forcing … Continue reading

Lumidee – Expect the Unexpected
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Lumidee – Expect the Unexpected

Lumidee Expect the Unexpected by Abraham Kuranga After literally exploding on the music scene with the Reggaeton-flavored “Never Leave You (Uh Oooh),” Lumidee has returned with the aptly titled Unexpected.  The Spanish Harlem native, born Lumidee Cedeño, has experienced the highs and lows of a successful single.  Now she is prepared to establish a successful career. “All the success from the … Continue reading

Tyrone Wells – Hold On (A PopEntertainment.com Music Review)
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Tyrone Wells – Hold On (A PopEntertainment.com Music Review)

Tyrone Wells-Hold On (Universal Republic) Effortlessly combining pop, soul, folk and rock, Tyrone Wells has masterfully crafted a perfect mainstream debut.  The Seattle, Washington native recently released Hold On, his first major label offering.  He previously released Hold On via the internet, building a buzz and gaining a loyal fan base. Hold On opens with … Continue reading

Musiq Soulchild – Still Lovanmusiq
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Musiq Soulchild – Still Lovanmusiq

Musiq Soulchild Still Lovanmusiq by Abraham Kuranga In today’s music industry, an artist on his forth album is considered a grizzled veteran.  However, don’t tell that to Musiq Soulchild, the soul singer born Talib Johnson. According to Musiq, he’s just getting started.  “I am so inspired by music itself, so every album is a new experience,” says Musiq. The Philadelphia born-and-bred crooner originally broke … Continue reading

Joshua Radin – He is Here
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Joshua Radin – He is Here

Joshua Radin – He is Here by Abraham Kuranga Originally posted October 20, 2006. Joshua Radin – a native of Shaker Heights, Ohio – was the born under a lucky star.  He is an avid painter and was working towards a career as a screenwriter, but he virtually hit the jackpot early last year with … Continue reading

The Afters – Beautiful Winners
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The Afters – Beautiful Winners

THE AFTERS BEAUTIFUL WINNERS BY ABRAHAM O. KURANGA Copyright ©2006 PopEntertainment.com.  All rights reserved.  Posted: July 14, 2006. Imagine walking into your neighborhood coffee shop, ordering a latte and then being serenaded by your baristas.   Sounds good, huh?  A few years ago, if you had journeyed through a Mesquite, Texas Starbucks, this would have been … Continue reading