Archive for June, 2013

VaShawn Mitchell Performs at Medgar Evers 50th Anniversary Memorial Service

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

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GRAMMY Nominee and multiple Stellar Award winner Vashawn Mitchell recently sang his #1 hit “Nobody Greater” at the Anniversary Memorial Service commemorating the assassination of civil rights leader Medgar Evers. The event was emceed by Roland Martin and took place at the historic Arlington National Cemetery. Former President Bill Clinton, Mrs Myrlie Evers-Williams, Chairman Emeritus, National Board of Directors NAACP, and current NAACP President, Benjamin Jealous and US Attorney General Eric Holder were among those in attendance.  VaShawn will be traveling around the country with Verizon Wireless as apart of their “How Sweet The Sound” experience, and his latest single, “Greatest Man” continues to impact Gospel radio.

Erica Campbell To Release Debut Single- “A Little More Jesus”

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

971910_10151613279460053_215463618_nErica Campbell of “Mary Mary” is set to release her debut single, ” A Little More Jesus” on all digital platforms on June 25th. The song will also be featured as a ringtone for Verizon Wireless Black Music Month. The song has received critical acclaim from fans and industry insiders. Elroy Smith of Radio One stated that when the song debut on Praise 103.9 in May, “listeners constantly begged us to play it again, and if you want to feel good and uplifted this is the song for you.” The single is the first song to be released off Erica’s debut solo album that will be produced by her husband Warryn Campbell, and the song is co written by Erica and her sister Tina Campbell. Warryn states, “The Erica Campbell project is long over due, she has shined so brightly with Mary Mary over the last 10 Years, and now we get to hear her in a way that she has never been heard before.” Warryn goes on to say that listeners should be prepared to take an amazing journey with Erica and that they will enjoy the ride. This summer Erica will hit the road with several high profile appearances and performances at conferences, and is currently in production on the third season of her and Tina’s self titled WEtv Series “Mary Mary”.