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Ken Simmons is a seasoned digital/broadcast editor and producer with over two decades of journalism and programming experience in New York City.

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Charlie Wilson News

by Ken Simmons February 4, 2013. 157304187-630x4181. At an age when most artists are on the road to retirement, Charlie...

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Ashanti Returns with ‘BraveHeart’ Following Nelly Breakup, Talks Children, Stalkers & Twerking

Following her breakup with Nelly last year, Ashanti is now flexing her muscles as a CEO, preparing to drop her...

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Brandy Talks Love, Marriage and Depression — Exclusive

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Following personal and career setbacks, which had her on the brink of giving up, Brandy has made a strong comeback with her first album in four years, ‘Two Eleven .’ The ef...

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Charlie Wilson Wants to Save Artists From 'Crash & Burn' Lifestyle ...

At an age when most artists are on the road to retirement, Charlie Wilson is in the prime of his career with a Lifetime Achievement Award and a new album,

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Fantasia Overcomes Negative 'Side Effects' of Her Past to Emerge a ...

After enduring overwhelming public ridicule that drove her to attempt suicide in 2010, Fantasia has made a dramatic comeback with her No. 1 R&B album,

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Jill Scott Talks Tough Moments, Acting, Says 'Don't Get Caught Up in ...

With the news of an NAACP Image Award nomination for her role as hairdresser Truvy in the new African American version of 'Steel Magnolias,' Jill Scott is

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Common Talks Inspiring Young Men With ‘LUV,’ Details Roles in ‘Now You See Me’ and ‘Pawn’

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Common is hoping to make a major splash in his movie career this year with his new film ‘LUV,’ co-starring Danny Glover, Charles S. Dutton, Dennis Haybert, Meagan Good and L...

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Melanie Fiona's 'Wrong Side of a Love Song' Catapults Her Back to ...

Melanie Fiona won two Grammy Awards in 2012, for 'Fool for You,' her collaboration with Cee Lo Green, and this year's nomination for Best Traditional

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Ray J Opens Up About ‘Bad Girl’ Relationships, Launching New Nightclub and ‘Deeper’ Music

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As the controversy continues surrounding Ray J ’s single ‘I Hit it First’ and the accompanying video, which features a Kim Kardashian look-a-like , he reveals that the sub...

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TGT On a Mission to ‘Save R&B’ With ‘Three Kings’ Album [Exclusive Interview]

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TGT took six years to finally release their debut album, ‘Three Kings,’ and now Tyrese , Ginuwine and Tank are on a mission to “save R&B ” with the new project , which earne...