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Centric/BET Execs Have Filled my Cup with Flavorful Tea
In a few days Centric will be presenting the 2013 Soul Train Awards.  Hmmmm....They will be honoring a true Diva. Songstress Dionne will receive this year's Soul Train Legend Award. Yes, Ms. Dionne Warwick.  I can't wait to see what she will be wearing ..... Dolce and Gabbana, Yves Saint Laurent, or Givenchy maybe?  Check your local listing and see what the diva wears on the red carpet.
Brewing Tea               
Children, it's not a "Rumor. The pop group Club Nouveau has returned to the music scene with a blazing new CD "Consciousness", to gag the children.  The group will be performing all of their classic hits; Rumors, Jealousy, Lean On Me and more at the Queen of Gossip, Jamie Foster Brown's, Sister 2 Sister Magazine 25th Anniversary Celebration in Las Vegas on November 7th at The Palms.
Two Tea Cups Needed to Catch what I'm Pouring Now 
Child, the co-stars of The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Cynthia "Ms. Beauty" Bailey and her hubby Peter Thomas have a memoir about their relationship. Oooh child, the book is called Carry-On Baggage, Our Nonstop Flight. They had a whole lot of baggage after their first wedding.  I'm going to now to buy a copy of this tale Amazon Paperback:
 Children, There's a New Girl In Town                queen
Author and Holistic Practitioner Queen Afua and her two
manly-man sons, Supa Nova Slom and Ali Torain are poised for success.  Baaaby, photographer Keith Majors and his creative team turnt them for the Gods (see pic). Queen Afua got the stuff to heal and cleanse your mind, your body and what? and what?..... your soul.  She has some Heal Thyself products that all you children need to search for.  Go on line at ( and get you some. So we can look and feel well for the holidays.   

Please Don't Gulp, Just Sip this Tea....
Did you hear about Ricky Williams?  You know Ricky.....The Heisman rw
Trophy Winner with 11 seasons in the NFL.  Well he may not be playing football, but he is still making touchdowns..  Child, Ricky is the pre game, half time and post game analyst for the Texas Long Horns Network, a subsidiary of ESPN. He also recently signed to coach the Cardinals Football Team at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas.
Sugar, Mr. Ricky is also assisting his fans in accessing their consciousness (  He has a seminar entitled Vulnerability in the Face of Fame.  Honey, you know I'm all about fame.  I'm online now to get my tickets to his November 14th workshop at the Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk in Tampa, Florida.  Register online now.
Sip this.  Catch Ricky in next month's issue of Black Enterprise Magazine
Kids, I love awards ...             
Especially those Grammys.  Well, three time Grammy nominee Nelson Frank is serving up a new mix of songs to give you fever.  The man has worked with everyone under the moon; Omarion, Ginuwine, Tank and Ron Isley just to name a few.  He has three new singles that are magic to my ears from his soon to be released "Nothing's Impossible" CD.  I told you...Magic.  If you like things that are different, this is the CD for you.  He might be hugging a Grammy soon. 
Nelson Frank EPK:
Nelson's 4Ever Young Label mate, Ashley can sing, sing, sing.  She brings the tea for the party with her new singles "Party Time" and "Love Don't Live Here Anymore".  A true songstress. 

King of Swag got Soul  
Big Daddy Kane is still making the ladies melt like M&M chocolates. Melts in ya mouth, not in ya hands.  Recently, Daddy was on MTV being interviewed by Sway and talking about his new CD, Back to the Future.  His new musical direction got me loving the live band, all six pieces of it and the background vocals are cute.
Just got off Big Daddy Kane's website (  Did you know he will be performing in a Old School Tribute at the Soul Train Awards on Sunday, November 8th?  Check ya local Centric listing for specifics.  Remember, Love, Peace and Soooooul.
Last Three Sip. 
Heavenly Father, Heavenly Father this news is a blessing to my ears.  Innovator Records artist, Pastor DeWayne Harvey is back in the lab working on his new CD. I hear he's collaborating with some top notch producers and ready to bring more musical truth for your nerves.  I can't wait to hear it. Hollaaaa!
A Nerd Can Be Fierceclif
Have you heard of the video production company GhettoNerd Productions?  Well I hollered when I saw the name.  But child I came together after visiting their site (  The Nerds have worked with everybody; T.I., Kendrick LaMarr, Russell Simmons, Chris Brown, and Chrisette Michelle.  It's being said that Nerd Pros are working with Centric/BET on a documentary about none other than the Rev. Al Sharpton.
These nerds also know how to diversify.  They just entered into a partnership deal with Dolo Clothing Co. ( Dolo is a fashion and lifestyle brand that seeks to inspire a positive movement to encourage self empowerment, awareness and consciousness.  I wanna look Dolo-mite next Spring.
Lights, Camera, Action, Que - Ray Chew  
My last sip is the best.  World reknowned music director/producer Ray Chew and his bizness partner wife Vivian Scott-Chew got it goin on!  Ray just completed his role as musical director for the 65th Annual Emmy Awards and wifey, Mrs. Chew produced the Texas based TD Jakes MegaFest 2013.
Together they move forward with several other opportunities in TV and Film, locking down a new short film entry for this year's Sundance Film Fest.  This dynamic duo keep doin it and doin it so well.  Their 2013-14 production calendar projects include several official Super Bowl events, Donald Trump's Miss Universe NBC broadcast from Moscow (take a sip of vodka) and the Black Entertainment TV (BET) Honors.  Ya'll better work!
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