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Melba Moore

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by Lucas

Melba Moore – Legend!

The One and Only Melba Moore!  Always a key-player, Urban Buzz Magazine is honored to acknowledge and give thanks for all the inspiration, all the opened doors, all the music; As well as highlight her widely acclaimed, brand new soul-savvy album – IMAGINEBorn to the music-manor, Melba Moore’s career spiraled in paths often surprising (to her), but almost always successful. One may call it fate, flavor or favor; and maybe it’s all those things and more, but no doubt Melba would faithfully say – to God be the glory.  Daughter of saxophonist Teddy Hill whose own orchestra featured music-masters Dizzy Gillespie, Roy Eldridge, and Bill Coleman.  Hill was also widely known as the manager of Minton’s Playhouse in Harlem, back in its jazz heyday. Melba’s mother, Bonnie Davis was a prolific and very popular singer with her Don’t Stop Now reaching number one on Billboard’s R&B chart. She encouraged her daughter’s dreams, but also moved Melba to earn a B.A. in Music Education…just in case. Clement Moorman, pianist, music director and loving stepfather was instrumental in Melba’s early piano lessons, as well as her entre’ into showbiz as a session singer which eventually led from there to ..Hair! Purlie! Timbuktu! & beyond.

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Darius James

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By Nigeria Anderson

Perfect Timing For R&B Debut

Darius James, is making a name for himself as an R&B singer and songwriter. Born and raised in Pendleton, SC, Darius released his sophomore 8-track EP Life As We Know It. His debut singles, By My Side and Empty, are quickly picking up rotation. The EP is available now for your enjoyment. Darius James’ production and collaborations provide that good R&B sound we’ve been missing.  Making music is his passion.  As a newly independent artist, he is taking his career to the next level.  The sophomore project demonstrates his growth as a singer-songwriter.  His vocal style is exclusive to him as an artist.  With an original sound, he has captured support from new fans.  Darius James’ creation process is sitting at the piano and allowing the song to be birthed. His music reflects his journey as a young artist and personal experiences.  Additionally, his confidence and conviction of song have many taking notice.

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Joshua Rogers

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By Nigeria Anderson

Single Still Gon Trust

Joshua Rogers, a Greeleyville, South Carolina native has returned to the gospel charts again with his single Still Gon Trust Still Gon Trust is a personal testament of how Joshua endured during the height of the pandemic.  How appropriate is his song during this time of war between Russia and Ukraine Joshua Rogers understands how disruptions caused by life can place you in despair.  One day, everything is good and then life pulls the rug from under your feet.  Still Gon Trust is relevant for anyone who has faced or is facing life challenges.  Whether you are a believer or someone who is in need of hope for a better tomorrow.  We thank God for a joyful noise in the air.  Still Gon Trust is a friendly reminder, no matter what the circumstances are, as a believer we can place our trust in the word of God.  Taking our hands off and allowing our faith to activate in something greater than ourselves.

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Ariel Fitz Patrick

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By Nigeria Anderson

New Release Something Special

Ariel Fitz Patrick, singer, songwriter and actress, is a woman of faith who has impacted the Christian culture on social media.  From an early age, Ariel Fitz enjoyed singing, whether in church or doing covers. Based in Montreal Canada, influenced by her Christian upbringing, Ariel’s inspirational messages have become her signature.  Her new debut single titled Something Special is already creating a buzz on radio and social media.  Something Special is a contemporary gospel song written by Ariel Fitz Patrick.  The most significant aspect of Ariel’s style is her ability to allow God to use her unapologetically.  Something Special is a song of being grateful in spite of what is going on in the world.  Ariel Fitz Patrick has joined the company of Johnathan McReyonalds, Tasha Cobbs Leanord and Kierra Sheard Kelly

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Charles Clark

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By Nigeria Anderson

New Music By Charles Clark

Charles Clark is a respected minister of song from North Carolina. Spreading encouragement through songs like Champion, Forever Always and I Am combining scripture with song.  He is credited for reminding us of the goodness of the Lord. His new release You Are stays with Charles’ theme of putting God in His rightful place. He is a musical disciple.  His songs are guaranteed to usher you into the presence of GodCharles Clark’s professional recording career began as a background vocalist for some of gospel’s greats.  He stepped out in 2013 to pursue his solo career and we are glad about it.  Each song exhorts the identity of Christ while ministering to the audience.  With a classic Kingdom sound of gospel, praise, and worship, Charles inevitably has an anointed sound that shifts the atmosphere, inspiring every listener to join in with a confident declaration that God is good.

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Beth

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By Nigeria Anderson

BETH Always Sings

Straight out of Detroit, MI, Beth Griffith-Manley known as Beth is a solo artist,  singer, songwriter, producer, actress, author and CEO of Anise Records. She has an extremely unique voice that has been enchanting audiences worldwide. Her gorgeous tone, and ballads are only a few reasons why so many people adore her. Hands down, she is easily one of the best singers in the music industry.  Beth’s voice many consider to be one of the finest.  Here are the receipts; toured with Anita Baker (background singer), Kem, Babyface, Peabo Bryson, Najee, Yolanda Adams and (coached) by Kelly Clarkson and John Legend on the Voice.  This is still an introduction to her musicianship which is like no other  There’s a reason why Beth is a greatly respected vocalist.  She can sing and work ethic is top-notch.  Beth is equally gifted with other first name recording artists like Mariah, Beyonce and WhitneyBeth has certainly earned her title to pick up a microphone.  If you’ve always dreamed of becoming a great singer.  Beth is an example of making that dream come true.  She reveals what it takes in our interview.  She holds the moniker Beth Always Sings @bethalwayssings

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Vincent Bohanan

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By Nigeria Anderson

Vincent Bohanan & SOV

Gospel recording artist Vincent Bohanan is New York’s own choir master, pastor and songwriter. He is a prodigy of a unique sound in gospel music.  When a choir is orchestrated correctly, their sound will make you shout or cry.  In the finish you should be encouraged, by the four-part-harmony. Vincent Bohanan & SOV have performed from state to stare prior to a recording contract picking up followers on their journey. (visit youtube)  January 2021 the choir will celebrate a 7 year anniversary.  Vincent Bohanan and Sounds of Victory will have a lot to celebrate this time. They are now signed and charting on billboard digital charts, with a new single Any Day Now.  We need a song like Any Day Now to remind ourselves that God will and can show up regarding this pandemic situation. Vincent Bohanan is a living testimony, if you wait on the Lord He will show up (more…)

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ETHAN KENT

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By Nigeria Anderson

Ethan Kent Sings God Is Good

Ethan Kent is a musician, songwriter, producer and singer.  He enjoys sharing what’s on his heart. Most of us have been emotionally drained coping with this global pandemic. However, it is in the midst of trouble we can lament for God to show up.  It is in that moment our cries causes us to triumphant and be victorious. Ethan Kent released a new single titled God Is Good. There are few guarantees in life but God Is Good is one you can count on.  God Is God is Ethan turning tragedy into a triumph of faith.  As Christians we understand that in the midst of a storm, Jesus shows up and can command peace. His song God Is Good was a response to his mother being hospitalized and due to the pandemic he was not able to visit.  He wrote God Is Good and had the nurses play it to comfort his mother. The song is a testimony we all should keep on repeat. (more…)

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Christopher Marciano

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By Nigeria Anderson

CHRISTOPHER MARCIANO

Christopher Marciano is a singer and songwriter climbing his way to the top song by song.  At a young age, Christopher Marciano began writing to express his feelings.  He was challenged in school because of the way he spoke. In spite of his many challenges,  writing was an outlet that landed him on several platforms you will hear about during our interview. Every now and then I get an email which captures my full attention.  Christopher’s was one. He is burgeoning his way into our hearts with songs like Runaway, I’m Just Me, Straight Jacket and my favorite Discussion. Christopher is fresh out of the studio with another gem In Love With Your Lover.

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Durty Flow

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By Nigeria Anderson

New Music By Durty Flow

Durty Flow is an accomplished hip-hop writer and artist.  He recently released his new EP project titled Mood Swings, featuring the single Manic Depressive now on digital outlets.  The EP takes you through emotional ebbs and flows associated with mood swings of an unbalanced mind.  Durty Flow’s single Manic Depressive brings awareness to this subject and a reminder of how important good healthcare, prescription copays and access to a private doctor are.  However, not everyone can afford good healthcare and surely not a private doctor.  During this time of COVID19,  I am super excited that Durty Flow decided to shed some light on this matter, with his new project Mood Swings. Manic Depressive is a diagnosis given to people who have mood swings.  When left untreated it can lead to bizarre behaviors.  The video Manic Depressive is graphic and to the point.  Durty Flow draws on his innate strengths and talents to depict this conflict.

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