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#UPFRONT featuring Keinon Johnson, Jermaine Dolly and Victoria Rowell

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Ray Cornelius with Victoria Rowell

Don’t forget to check out the May 20 edition of UPFRONT Inside Atlanta's Entertainment Industry. In this week’s show, I got a chance to catch up with music executive Keinon Johnson about his new position as Vice President of Urban Promotions at Interscope Records. He also talked about his fashion brand “Never Sold Dope.”  

 

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Ray Cornelius with Keinon Johnson

Gospel music sensation Jermaine Dolly stopped by the studio to chat about his debut album, The Dolly Express, which premiered this week. He also gave his personal testimony about divine timing and faith. Closing out the show was soap opera diva and philanthropist Victoria Rowell. She was in the studio to discuss National Foster Care Month and her special event today with the Carrie Pitts-Steele Home and B Chic Designer Consignment  plus her newest project, "The Rich and the Ruthless." We also featured new music from Ledisi and throwback sounds from The Brand New Heavies

#UPFRONT Inside Atlanta Entertainment Industry is 30-minute radio magazine that features one-on-one interviews with all of the major players and behind-the-scenes superstars that make Atlanta the “Entertainment Capital of the South.” It airs every Saturday morning at 9 a.m. on Jazz 91.9 WCLK and his hosted by yours truly, Ray Cornelius. 

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Ray Cornelius is one of Atlanta’s newest entertainment writers and media personalities. His arts and entertainment website, www.raycornelius.com spotlights the latest in “positive” African-American celebrity news and was established in 2012. Since that time Cornelius has covered a myriad of red carpet premieres, award shows and Atlanta-based films including Tyler Perry’s Temptation, The BronzeLens Film Festival, The Trumpet Awards, and The Steve Harvey’s Neighborhood Awards just to name a few. He has also interviewed a who’s who list of today’s top singers, actors and reality stars. With nearly 20 years of media experience, Cornelius has also worked as an associate producer for the Emmy-winning public affairs program, ATL Insider and with such award shows as The Soul Train Awards, The Trumpet Awards and BET Hip-Hop Awards.