The End of the CD! What’s Next?


When was the last time you walked into your favorite store and purchased a cd? How many CDs do you still own? I’m asking because lately I’ve been talking to music execs about what’s next? Cd sales are at an all time low and soon all CDs will be extinct besides your personal collection. Most people are downloading/stealing songs right to their personal devices. Will this mean iTunes and similar sites will have total control over sales in the future? how will the smaller mom and pop stores compete to sell online music?


Nicki Vs. IGGY


Seems like Nikki Minaj is worried about losing her place as the TOP female Hiphop Artist. Lately she has been throwing a lot of shade towards IGGY from saying she don’t have to work hard for what she is getting credit for to saying T.I. is ghostwriting her songs to help her out. I just think that she don’t like sharing the spotlight and she is mad that ‘Fancy’ made the #1 spot on the charts. What do you think???? Leave a comment!


Another plane has gone missing


ALGIERS (Reuters) – Authorities have lost contact with an Air Algerie flight en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers with 110 passengers on board, Algeria’s APS state news agency and a Spanish airline company said on Thursday.

APS said authorities lost contact with flight AH 5017 an hour after it took off from Burkina Faso, although other officials gave other timings, adding to confusion about the fate of the flight and where it might be.

Spanish private airline company Swiftair confirmed it had no contact with its MD-83 aircraft operated by Air Algerie, which it said was carrying 110 passengers and six crew.




Photo credit:Kingsmen Media

Get your tickets My Friends in Christ because we are headed to Vegas for this years taping of the 30th Anniversary of the STELLAR AWARDS!!! Anybody that follows Kingsmen Media will tell you that we have been front and center shooting at the show for many years now and I look forward to it every year.

Kingsmen on the Red Carpet at Stellars

Check out the Press Release for more info:


Telecast Taping Moves West to Las Vegas’ Orleans Arena on Saturday, March 28, 2015; Travel and Ticket Packages On Sale Beginning July 26

CHICAGO, IL (July 22, 2014) -The biggest night in Gospel music, The Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards, is moving to a new venue and taping date in celebration of its 30th Anniversary milestone. The show’s producer announced today that the telecast will be taped in front of a live audience at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada with a new Spring production date, shifting from January to March 28, 2015.

“I am excited about moving the Stellar Awards to the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas to celebrate our 30th Anniversary in a bigger, more elegant venue,” said Don Jackson, founder & executive producer of the Stellar Awards. “The 30th Anniversary of the Stellar Awards will mark the longest running Black awards show in television and we wanted to commemorate this historic occasion in a first class venue that we know our Gospel music stars and guests will enjoy.”

Annually the Stellar Awards recognizes the accomplishments of Gospel music icons and individuals instrumental in advocating for Gospel music. The show will air in broadcast syndication on 150 stations in over 125 markets around the country during the Easter holiday season from April 5 – May 3, 2015.

Artist submissions for Stellar Awards consideration will be accepted from September 1 – September 30, 2014. Per changes to last year’s eligibility criteria, projects qualified for consideration this year must have a release date between October 1, 2013 and September 30, 2014. Additional rules, regulation and the online submission form will be posted at www.thestellarawards.com.

The show is open to the public, with hotel and ticket packages on sale beginning July 26, 2014. Package prices range from $600-$1000 per person and include premium or deluxe accommodations as well as priority seating at the live taping and ancillary events. Individual show tickets for SAGMA members will go on sale August 15, 2014 and general public show tickets will go on sale August 29, 2014. Show ticket prices range from $50-$200.

Prior to the Stellar Awards taping, The Stellar Gospel Music Awards Pre-Show will be held on Friday, March 27, 2015 to announce winners of the non-televised awards categories. Additionally, The Stellar Awards Gospel Radio Awards & Showcase will be held the morning of March 28 to honor the top radio stations serving urban Gospel music audiences. Tickets for each event are $30.00. Advance tickets for SAGMA members can be purchased starting August 15, 2014 and general sale tickets will be sold beginning August 29, 2014.

“We are also pleased that the Orleans Arena complex will provide our guests with a one stop destination to attend all of the new and exciting events taking place for our 30th Anniversary production,” says Jackson.

For additional details, visit the Stellar Awards website (www.thestellarawards.com). To join the conversation on social media and receive up-to-the minute update on this year’s show, “Like” The Stellar Awards on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/StellarAwards) and follow the Stellars on Twitter (https://twitter.com/TheStellars).


Would You Be Happy If Your Kids Grew Up To Be just Like You???


This post isn’t to bash anyone or focus on the negative but I’m sitting here thinking about all the mess I’ve been through in my life and where I am now. I’m thinking about what if my son grows up to be like me. I would hate for his life to be like the old me but as I sit here thinking the old me helped me become the new me. The things I went through in life were important for me to grow. as I still continue to grow I look at all the bad that helped shaped my transition. IF IT WASNT FOR THE RAIN HOW WOULD I APPRECIATE THE SUN?