On the coffee table you'll find the freshest copy of Jet. I remember when I was a cub, I would flip through to see if I knew the "Jet Beauty Of The Week." She was always an ex. I'm kidding. And thanx to Chelsea (once again), we have the juice.
The multi-talented singer, pianist and songwriter John Legend knows what it takes to stay on top in today's music industry, and that's quite evident with the release of his new CD, Evolver. The five-time Grammy Award-winner sat down with Jet magazine during his current tour to talk about how this new project is a "shift" from his usual sound. "You have to keep proving yourself. The fans and people can decide they are done with you at any time." (p. 44)
The price of fame. Ask Scott Storch.
Where Is Sir Mix-A-Lot?
His 1992 song Baby Got Back, an ode to curvaceous buttocks, won Sir Mix-A-Lot a Grammy Award and one of the best-loved songs in rap music history. But, where is he now? Jet magazine caught up with the famed rapper to see what he's up to these days. (p. 26)
I bet his residuals from VH-1 and weddings are ridiculous!
J. Anthony Brown Is in the Spotlight
Comedian J. Anthony Brown believes that life is too short and if you've been blessed with many talents, it's up to you to use them. "We kick ourselves in the butt when we're in the old folks home and say we should have done it." (p. 30)
That's so true.
Blacks Take Key White House Slots
Valerie Jarrett, Desirée Rogers and Melody Barnes were among the American-Americans whom President-elect Barack Obama identified for key positions in his administration. (p. 6)
Let's get to work. " -- Barack Obama