Diana Ross

Today's UPFRONT is all about #BlackBoyJoy. It features my conversations with Troy Powell, artistic director of Ailey II, Ronald Williams from The Collective Culture and media sensation Patrick L. Riley. 

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Check out my most recent edition of UPFRONT Inside Atlanta's Entertainment Industry. It includes my red carpet coverage of AMAZING GRACE featuring the late, great Aretha Franklin. The film opens nationwide in theaters on April 19 but yours truly got a sneak peek last week. 

What do Kanye West, Josephine Baker and Diana Ross have in common?  All three of them are featured in Constance C.R. White‘s new book, How To Slay: Inspiration from the Queens & Kings of Black Style.

The former ESSENCE editor, noted author and fashion/beauty/style expert has released a new coffee table book paying homage to the gods and goddess of Black fashion who have influenced runways from Brooklyn to Barcelona.

CONGRATS to music diva—DIANA ROSS! The Motown legend and Grammy-award winning singer, actress, fashion icon and philanthropist will receive this year’s coveted “American Music Award for Lifetime Achievement.”

 

Miss Ross will be recognized for her five-decades of outstanding artistic contributions to the entertainment industry and popular culture.  She attended the very first show in 1974 and has since gone on to win seven awards of her own and even served as host in 1986 and 1987.

 

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Check out this week's edition of #UPFRONT Inside Atlanta's Entertainment Industry. Special guest interviews included actress, singer and model Demetria McKinney, who stopped through to discuss her role as Whitney Houston in the TV One biopic, "BOBBI KRISTINA." We also dished about her new album, Officially Yours, her favorite Whitney songs and much more! 

Fashion maven and iconic creative director---June Ambrose---talked to us about all the must have looks for the fall, styling hip-hop icons like Diddy and taking fashion cues from TV, film and music diva---Diana Ross.

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