Year: 2010

Fish Ain’t Bitin’

This song is off of an album, Out Here On My Own, that singer, songwriter, Lamont Dozier first recorded in 1974. While this song references Richard “Tricky Dick” Nixon, the issues are still relevant in 2010, maybe even more so…

Today’s Thoughts

How inappropriate is it when people friend you on Facebook and you never hear from them again? They stay out there like voyeurs, reading your status, eavesdropping on your comments, and looking at your latest pictures. Your first inclination is…

What’s Happ’ning

If you get by any of these shows drop us an email review to share with the Wild Child Community. All reviews will be credited to you. More Donna Summer gigs at 5gig.com More Teena Marie gigs at 5gig.com More…

Lena Horne, Believe in Yourself

Lena Horne was a classic and classy lady. She will be remembered by millions for her will to stay and work in a Hollywood that didn’t know what to do with her in order that Halle Berry and other actresses…

Queen Latifah Stars with Common

Check out the trailer for the May 14th debut of “Just Wright”, a romantic comedy starring Queen Latifah and Common. Latifah plays Janice Wright, a female physical therapist who is drafted by an all-star basketball player (Common), to help him recover from a career threatening injury.

The Good Negro

Running now through June 6 at Chicago’s Goodman Theatre, the play The Good Negro tells the underlying stories at the heart of the 1960’s Civil Rights Movement. Several life-changing decisions were being made, simultaneously, all over the South, leading African-Americans…

Casa de LaBelle

In March of 2006, Patti LaBelle was attempting to sell this fabulous home. I don’t know if she was successful but here is how she was living in 2006. This four bedroom beauty was the setting for her cooking shows…

“We Real Cool”, Gwendolyn Brooks

Saturday, May 1, marks the anniversary of Ms. Gwendolyn Brooks, the first African American to win the Pulitzer Prize in 1950 for a book of poems entitled “Annie Allen”. Ms. Brooks is perhaps better known by young people for a…