via eurweb: *Former first lady Michelle Obama was the guest of honor at the United State of Women Conference at L.A.’s Shrine Auditorium on Saturday. She was interviewed by Tracee Ellis Ross who touched on a wide-variety of topics — including motherhood, mentorship, Barack Obama and politics. During their conversation, Obama praised her mother Marian Robinson for being her “rock and role model,” adding […]

via essence: Tyler Perry has an extensive resumé of films and TV shows that draw viewers in and lead to box office gold. And, while the filmmaker and producer is proud of the work he’s done, nothing beats fatherhood. Perry welcomed his son in November 2014, calling Aman a “beautiful and strong and amazing” child during a […]

via FirstLadyB: Bishop T.D. Jakes is a fan of  Anita Baker and Luther Vandross music. Bishop Jakes shared his favorite non gospel music with Pastor Steven Furtick when the Bishop visited his Elevation Church to discuss his new book ‘Soar!’ “What are some songs that you like to listen to Bishop Jakes that don’t get played in […]

via getuperica: Jonathan McReynolds chatted with Erica Campbell and GRIFF about his new single, “Not Lucky, I’m Loved.” He talked about doing his first live recording back in May, and his excitement to drop his first single from that night. He explains how he got the inspiration for “Not Lucky, I’m loved,” and what he is saying with that statement. […]

via Getuprica:   Jekalyn Carr might only be 20 years old, but she is taking the gospel world by storm. She recently spoke to Erica during “Millennials Week” about her faith, career and love for God. During the conversation she expressed how having a relationship with God is one of the best decisions and has helped with her […]

Worship ambassador, senior pastor and humble psalmist, William McDowell, is back with his 5th and foremost worship album to date – Sounds Of Revival II – a melodic, hermeneutic string of songs & spirit overflowing in the natural and supernatural. McDowell has emerged as Moses in the modern era, a reluctant leader in the domain of divinity, ushering […]

Meagan Good & DeVon Franklin made headlines when they decided to be celibate until marriage. Their book about their journey, “The Wait,” encourages other couples to follow in their footsteps, outlining the benefits they saw their own relationship reap from the process. They talked to Erica Campbell & GRIFF about what made them want to […]

getty image Divorce, infidelity and drug-related death are words no professing Christian wants to say, much less endure—especially when you are first lady of a thriving megachurch in Orlando, Florida. Seven years after the beginning of the public scandal that crescendoed into the death of her ex-husband Zachery Tims in a New York City hotel […]

Jacque Reid goes Inside Her Story with Dr. Roslyn Artis, the President of Florida Memorial University. The two talk about the BET series The Quad and the similarities between the show and real-life at an HBCU. She also discusses her meeting with Donald Trump this month. “The job is pretty respected. We all deal with budget […]

Common is an Academy Award, Golden Globe & Grammy-Award Winning Hip Hop Artist, but beyond that he strives to make a difference as a philanthropist & activist, fighting to help improve people’s lives. source:

Lecrae says he refuses to conform to who people think he should be as a rapper who’s also a Christian. The 36-year-old born Lecrae Devaughn Moore took to Twitter on Sunday to tell over 1 million followers: “I’m not who people assume I am. I don’t fit neatly into people’s boxes or conform to people’s labels.” […]

In an insightful ABFF session moderated by journalist and author Shaun Robinson, T. D. Jakes, one of the most influential voices in America, discussed his latest faith-genre film and television entertainment ventures, his extraordinary journey, and how faith remains the center of his universe. Many know Jakes from his ministries and The Potter’s House; but […]