The 2018 ESSENCE Festival presented by Coca-Cola announces its night-by-night performance schedule for the Festival’s concert series, taking place from July 6 to July 8 at the Superdome in New Orleans, LA. The festival has just announced new additions to its all-star lineup. Fans will be able to groove to the sounds of Ledisi, Serani, SWV, Jussie Smollett, KeKe Wyatt, Lady of Rage, YoYo, DJ Captain Charles, Damien Escobar, Ella Mai, Lloyd, Louis York, Pell, and Yanina. For [Read More]
'Empire' actor/R&B artist Jussie Smollett unveils the music video for his brand new single "Freedom," the first release from his upcoming album due out later this spring. The self-directed clip highlights the relationship of a lesbian couple starred by Tika Sumpter (Southside With You, Ride Along) and Tony and Grammy award winner, Cynthia Erivo (The Color Purple). The visual is a [Read More]
'Empire' actor/R&B artist Jussie Smollett delivers the brand new single "Freedom," the first release from his upcoming album due out later this spring. On the horns-driven offering, the singer/songwriter renders emotionally-rich vocals and introspective lyrics about the freedom to love and be whatever you want. "It's a song about complete bliss, not the fantasy or some false sense of security, but love [Read More]
"Empire" cast member Jussie Smollett, who plays Jamal Lyon, performed a duet with newcomer Rumor Willis, and we have the studio version for you
'Empire' star Jussie Smollett uses his creative genius to tackle social injustice in the self-directed black-and-white music video for his new song, "F.U.W." (F*ck'd Up World). The video brings awareness to racism, immigration, women’s rights, and the battle over transgender bathrooms; it also criticizes Donald Trump and his administration, and empower people through unity. "This is not a single. It’s [Read More]
Hosted by actor/comedian Anthony Anderson, several big name R&B singers attended the annual event including John Legend, Janelle Monae, Latoya Luckett, Raheem DeVaughn, Jussie Smollett, and Andra Day.
Last night (Oct. 5th), Mariah Carey guest starred on the third episode the third season of Empire as Kitty, a superstar songstress who comes to Empire to record a duet with Jamal (Jussie Smollett).
The third season of FOX TV's hit series 'Empire' will premiere on Wednesday, September 21st. In anticipation of the upcoming launch, Jussie Smollett (Jamal) gives us a taste of the show's new music with 'Need Freedom.'
Jennifer Hudson, Jussie Smollett, Sister Sledge, More Set To Present/Perform At Songwriter’s Hall Of Fame Ceremony
Back in March, The Songwriters Hall of Fame (SHF) announced they would induct Elvis Costello, Marvin Gaye, Tom Petty, Chic’s Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards, and Chip Taylor. Now the SHF has revealed the who's who of stars who will present and/or perform at the June 9th event.
Then after last night’s episode, Smollett posted a tweet that sounds like he was throwing up the deuces to the show for good.