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#UPFRONT featuring Patrice Covington, Gil Robertson and Natarsha Garcia (AUDIO)

Check out this week's edition of UPFRONT Inside the Entertainment Industry. It features Broadway diva Patrice Covington, Gil Robertson from the African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) and AGI Entertainment's Natarsha Garcia. 

NATGeo presents its highly anticipated Genius Arethaseries this Sunday evening and here to chat about her role as 'Erma Franklin' is Broadway diva Patrice Covington. The Emmy-winning actress and singer also chats about being reunited with series star Cynthia Erivo and much more. 

The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) is presenting its annual AAFCA Awards next month and president Gil Robertson is here to chat about this year's honorees including Icon Award recipient Viola Davis and Netflix. CLICK HEREfor more information about the virual awards presentation. 

Closing out the show is Natarsha Garcia, CEO and Founder of AGI Entertainment. Garcia is known as the "Star Maker" and chats about the services her agency provides aspiring actors, singers, and dancers. She also opens up releasing her single, "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hv52kTUic6I">Best Life" and what it really takes to make it in the entertainment industry. 

WANT TO HEAR MORE? Then check out the full conversations below: 








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.