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SAMAR NEWSOME

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By Nigeria Anderson

New EP Fearless (Fear-Less)

Samar Newsome is a soulful vocalist, fusion keyboardist, and diverse producer.  Studying formally at Westminster Choir College and growing up with local recording artists and church musicians in the city of Newark, NJ. Samar was guided musically under diverse tutelage.  He served as the music director at Christian Cultural Center in Brooklyn, NY, where he has worked closely with gospel recording artists like Bebe Winans, Israel Houghton and Darwin Hobbs.  Samar is currently working on his new EP, Fearless, featuring his debut single I Feel Good, which is quickly moving up the radio charts. Many of us have been reeling in our uncertain economy, with uncertainty if the vaccine protects against the new strain COVID threats. We should all feel grateful that we are still here to give thanks.  Samar Newsome has worked with a wide variety of artists.  I Feel Good was created to remind us not to falter in our faith.  A friendly reminder of how blessed we truly are as believers. 

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Miki Howard

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By Nigeria Anderson

New Music MEHA

Singer/songwriter Miki Howard, daughter of well-known gospel singers the Caravans, has a new album release titled MEHAHoward is a lifelong artist who enjoys singing and performing.  Over the years, she has developed a devoted fanbase.  Which has followed her since the 80’s. When she released her signature song Love Under New ManagementMiki Howard’s voice draws you in, as she combines R&B, Soul and Jazz in that Miki kinda way.  MEHA doesn’t disappoint, singles like Throw It Away and Number One Fan confirm Miki’s spot as one of the best female singers of our time.  Miki Howard is currently setting dates to promote her album.  Make sure you catch one of her upcoming performances. Howard’s career spans over decades.  Over the years, she held spots on billboard charts and appeared in the movies Malcolm X and Poetic Justice.  I would be remiss if I did not celebrate and salute Miki Howard during Black History Month.

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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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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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Tamela Mann

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By Nigeria Anderson

NEW MUSIC BY Tamela Mann

Tamela Mann is holding true to her assignment in everything she does.  She is an accomplished actress, singer, songwriter, producer and business woman.  Tamela Mann’s, recent film project Soul Santa, features her first-ever Christmas single, What Christmas Really Means which is available on all digital platforms. Soul Santa is a heartwarming holiday family movie.  Tamela Mann plays Liz, the wife of a businessman who gets himself in trouble with the mob.  Her husband Nicky is played by her real husband (David Mann).  Anything from the dynamic duo is bound to have you fully entertained.  Soul Santa will be a great holiday film to watch on Christmas Day.  Tamela Mann is no stranger to acting, she has worked on stage plays with David E Tablert and Tyler Perry’s stage plays and film projects. The Manns’ production company, Tillymann Entertainment produces a reality web series on Youtube Manntv titled Mann Family Dinner.  Mann Family Dinner have received favorable reviews over the past two years.  It’s an exciting time for Tamela Mann. Her success comes from putting God first, in all her endeavors.  It is clear that the Lord has honored her for that.  Through all her challenges she triumphs.  She is an overcomer.  

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Hasani Dada

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By Nigeria Anderson

New Music Titled Honestly

In an attempt to describe the creative flow of Hasani Dada, the singer, songwriter, choreographer and actor would be a disservice.  Hasani Dada is a young gifted artist sending love, light and sound to you all. His passion for song stems from his youth choir days.  As he got older he joined a theater company and was trained by Brian Andrews, Lea Roy and Julie Rowe of the Maltz Jupiter TheatreHasani Dada was featured in several projects such as In The Heights, Hairspray, Black Nativity & Raisin The Musical.  Moving to dance, Hasani Dada is professionally trained in Jazz, Ballet, Tap and Modern Dance. In 2018 Hasani Dada received his call to put his talents, skills and abilities on display. He began his solo career as an independent soulful R&B recording artist. He released an EP titled Temporary with a hit single Soul Food.  Obtaining good reviews and great feedback Hasani was confident that becoming an entertainer in the entertainment business was his calling.

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Marcus Jordan

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By Nigeria Anderson

I CAN

Marcus Jordan has been a musical prodigy since 7 years old.  Marcus is a pastor’s kid but going to church and singing did not bother him one bit.  As he pursued his interest in music, he performed with groups.  Enhancing his skills in singing, songwriting and playing keyboard. Quickly becoming known throughout Houston as one of the most sought after keyboard players. Marcus Jordan began playing for various churches and opportunity knocked.  Music World Entertainment hired him as a house band keyboard player.  That’s when you can say, your gifts will make room for you.  I know you wanna say what? Playing for the world.  NOPE just being in the world and working as a musician, playing for artists such as Solange Knowles, IB3, Angie Stone, Brian Courtney Wilson, Kurt Carr, Juanita Bynum and Trinitee 5:7. Listen to our interview to find out what happen while touring.

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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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JOKIA

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By Nigeria Anderson

JOKIA Writer & Worshiper

In a relatively short amount of time, Jokia has invited listeners to engage in worship in a way that few other artists can. She has a gift for singing and songwriting and desires to share it with the world. Jokia has stated that her music ministry goals are to be acknowledged as a worshipper. She wants her music to set listener’s free by the grace of Jesus Christ.  Jokia writes and sings from her heart, lending to genuine worship. Her latest single Yahweh comes at a very important time. Both in her personal life and a great clarion call for all to sing during this time of COVID19 and our nation’s unrest due to police murders.

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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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