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RnB Singer Freddie Jackson is Back, and He’s Sending "Love Signals"

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Freddie Jackson is gearing up for his One Night Tour, the name of the first single off of his new album, Love Signals

In this video interview recorded on April 11, 2017, award-winning RnB singer, Freddie Jackson, talks about growing up in Harlem, sneaking into the Apollo Theater, his start in the music industry, his first record deal, working with singer/actress Melba Moore, younger singers like Jennifer Hudson that are destined to have longevity, and of course, his new single, ONE NIGHT.

By way of background, Freddie Jackson mastered the art of chart domination during the mid-to-late 80s, and today continues proving his distinction as one of the Top 50 Greatest R&B Singers (Billboard 2017). Jackson’s Billboard chart resume that boasts 18 songs in the Top 10 with 10 songs rocketing to #1, a 3x Grammy Nominee, and an American Music Award winner. The Harlem native's star first appeared on the horizon in 1985, after releasing his debut album, Rock Me Tonight (Capitol Records).

While waiting his turn, Jackson worked a word processing job, did session work, and backup singing gigs throughout New York nightclubs. Then, while singing backup for Melba Moore, fellow church member and friend Paul Laurence at Hush Productions, decided enough was enough. Laurence, a talented record producer, and songwriter pulled Jackson from behind both the typewriter and other acts; penning him a hit with the title track for what would become Jackson's debut album, Rock me Tonight.

As we waited for Freddie Jackson to arrive for his interview, person after person, talked about how Jackson’s music was “music to love by” or “baby-making music,” evidenced by Keisha Wilson during the interview.

We agree with others that Jackson’s current album, Love Signals, offers longtime fans and new listeners alike, a melodic offering of love in a multitude of styles. From the orchestral openings to the instrumental driven collaborations with master musician Gerald Albright on Hold Me Tonight, each song is a pulse of passion and light. All I Wanna Do will surely become the new anniversary anthem, while his most global track to date, Save The Babies, asks this tumultuous era's most pertinent question, 'Who is going to save the child?'

Jill Scott Pulls Support for Bill Cosby Amid Testimony in Deposition

Did we need evidence from a deposition in order to believe over 30 women?

 

The What's The 411 panel led by host Kizzy Cox, is discussing the news that award-winning singer, Jill Scott, has withdrawn her support for actor and philanthropist Bill Cosby in the wake of new revelations surrounding rape allegations. Information from a deposition made public indicates that Cosby did give women drugs before having sex with them. However, Cosby contends the sex was consensual.

What's The 411TV: Jill Scott, Kim Kardashian, GQ Men of the Year Awards London Red Carpet Fashions, and more

In this episode of What's The 411, the panel of Kizzy Cox, Jacinda Motton, Rita Obi, and Glenn Gilliam are talking about:

Jill Scott is The Latest Celebrity to Have Semi-Nude Photos Hacked
Kim Kardashian - British GQ's Woman of the Year
• Red Carpet Fashion at the GQ Men Of The Year Awards 2014 in London featuring celebrities: Rita Ora; Pharrell; Samuel L. Jackson; Lewis Hamilton and Nicole Scherzinger among others.
• Are Reality Television Shows Helping or Exploiting Black Women
• Ms. A.Yamina Collins, Author of the Last King

A robust and spirited conversation breaks out about Kim Kardashian's business prowess.

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Who Will Replace Columbus Short on Scandal; Red Carpet Fashion, and more

This What's The 411 episode finds the panel of Bianca Peart, Glenn Gilliam, Jacinda Motton, and Kizzy Cox talking about the Michael Strahan and Nicole Murphy breakup; and who could replace Columbus Short on THE ABC-TV hit television series, SCANDAL. Crystal Lynn brings us her interview with Vivica A. Fox who attended Justin Tuck's charity event to raise money for literacy.

Who's being Called on the Carpet this week?  

Police Departments harboring rogue police officers; Donald Trump because of his comments about the Ebola Virus; and Lifetime Television because of its casting mis-steps are all being called on the carpet in this episode.

And, stay tuned for Jacinda Motton, aka Ms. Fashioinista J, as she leads us in a red carpet fashion critique of Who Was Hot and Who Was Not.

Among the celebrities on the red carpet are: Chadwick Boseman, Jill Scott, Nick Cannon (looking like a picnic table), Tamala Jones, Tika Sumpter, Tyra Banks, and Vivica A. Fox.

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