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Ginuwine: Back to the Basics

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Written by  Frances Moffett Saturday, 29 August 2009 13:32

Since the 1996 release of his debut album, Ginuwine…The Bachelor, R&B singer Ginuwine has been crooning his way into the hearts of adoring fans and swooned ladies. He set the precedent for contemporary male R&B artists with his crisp dance moves, sexy lyrics and smooth voice, and now he’s back after a four-year break to remind fans of his musical prowess. With the successful release of his current album, A Man’s Thoughts, Ginuwine has stepped back into the arena ready to bring back what he feels the R&B scene has been missing.

Trey Songz: Back Again

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Written by  Brittany Rodgers Friday, 26 June 2009 13:13

You may remember him with his thick cornrows, singing his heart out on his hit debut single “Just Gotta Make It.” Now, this heartthrob R&B singer has cut off his hair and is back with a renewed swag. With a new single, “I Need a Girl” from his third studio album, Trey Songz is “ready” to continue making his mark on the ever-evolving music world.

LaShawnna Stanley: Ethnicity Models

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Written by  Frances Moffett Friday, 26 June 2009 11:17

It takes a lot to become a pioneer in an industry, especially the fashion and entertainment worlds. But LaShawnna Stanley has done just that. With the only modeling agency that caters to women and men of color, Stanley has taken urban modeling to a new level. She has worked with some of today’s best known video models (like Melyssa Ford, Kia Samuel, Esther Baxter, The Glenn Twins, and the list goes on) and created an empire that has forever changed the way ethnic models are perceived. Read on as Stanley opens up about how she got started, her future plans and the show “Candy Girls.”

Tiffany Davis: Bad Girl Gone Good

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Written by  Frances Moffett Friday, 26 June 2009 11:04

Tiffany Torrence Davis made her mark on reality TV on Oxygen’s “Bad Girls Club 3” with her strong yet subtle presence on the show. Now the Chicago native is working to make her mark on her community and the theater scene. Here she tells GMO why she tried out for the show, her new starring role and how she wants to help bad girls become great women.

Lost and Found: Ledisi

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Written by  Frances Moffett Tuesday, 28 April 2009 21:17

Soul singer/songwriter Ledisi (pronounced led-duh-see) describes herself as “pretty low-key” and once you’ve heard her sing, you’ll be wondering where she’s been all your life. Hailing from New Orleans, this two-time Grammy nominee astounds with every note she produces vocally and on paper and with her ability to lay her emotions right on the line. The former independent superstar is currently working on her next major label production with Verve Records. Read on to get lifted.

It's Good to Be Green

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Written by  Priya A. Shah Tuesday, 28 April 2009 20:09

Once upon a green time, stay-at-home mother of three, Terri Lawlor Kolodziej and her youngest daughter, Karli, sat down to watch the Discovery Channel. It was a show about global warming, and over the sad demise of these cute, adorable polar bears, Karli begin to cry her eyes out.

Slique: Rhythm and Ghetto Soul

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Written by  Frances Moffett Tuesday, 28 April 2009 19:44

R&B singer Slique has been making club goers step in the name of love with his recent hit “Your Body.” But he’s intent on showing not only his city—Chicago—but the world that he can do more than make you move your feet. Get to know Slique.

Living with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

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Written by  Kenshata Harris Tuesday, 03 March 2009 14:23

I was diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome at the age of 21. Last year, at my annual doctor’s visit, I  informed my doctor about my irregular and absent periods, excessive hair growth on my arms and legs, sudden weight gain, recurring acne, chills, sluggish days, inability to get pregnant, and increased sex drive.