Lecrae will perform alongside hip hop legends and pioneers LL Cool J and Run DMC at the Christmas in Brooklyn event, which takes place on Dec. 19 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
The event, which will also feature DJ Z-Trip, is being organized by New York City radio stations WBLS and Hot 97. Tickets are currently on sale and range from $25 to $220 on ticketmaster.com.
"Christmas in Brooklyn brings together two-world renowned stations with two legendary acts in hip hop as well as new artists we've come to love," said Deon Levingston, general manager of Emmis NY. "As we come off the highly successful 10th anniversary of Circle of Sisters and begin to prep for Hot 97's Summer Jam, Emmis NY remains committed to delivering our listeners once-in-a-lifetime experiences they can't get anywhere else." more >>
Singer John Legend and wife, model Chrissy Teigen offered support to protesters in New York City by providing food for them on Sunday.
The couple did not take credit for hiring two food trucks to feed those who marched in protest of the Eric Garner decision but tweeted out the necessary information to over 500,000 followers. The initial tweet came from @ophelporhush, who used the hashtags #FergusontoNYC #NYC2Ferguson; Teigen retweeted it, encouraging followers to take advantage of a free meal while protesting.
Legend and Teigen have not been vocal about the non-indictments of officers involved in the deaths of Michael Brown or Eric Garner but have seemingly shown support for protests in other ways. Legend worked with rapper Common on a hit song, "Glory," which is prominently featured in the upcoming film, "Selma," which tells the story of the civil rights campaign in 1965. more >>
Alicia Keys is asking the nation to pray amid protests and civil unrest stemming from two recent cases of police officers not being charged for killing unarmed civilians.
Keys, the 33-year-old singer, songwriter and producer, took to Twitter to introduce the song that she admitted was not written recently.
"I wrote #WeGottaPray awhile ago, yet the lyrics have never meant more to me than during this time," Keys tweeted. more >>
Kelly Rowland is mourning the death of her mother, but her newborn son is helping her get through the pain.
Rowland, the 33-year-old singer formerly of Destiny's Child, lost her mother Doris Rowland Garrison, 66, last Tuesday. The tragic news comes just weeks after she gave birth to her first child, Titan Jewell Weatherspoon.
The singer took to Instagram to cradle her 1-month-old son after news of her mother's death went public. She captioned the image with lyrics from the popular song "You Are My Sunshine." more >>
Rapper and actor LL Cool J appeared on Hot 97 in New York City for an interview last week where he discussed elements of his personal faith including his tithing.
When asked about his over 20 years career in the world of hip-hop and how he's been able to maintain relevance all these years with his music and acting in shows such as NCIS, he credited God and also discussed the importance of giving, more specifically tithing.
"I mentioned earlier longevity, versatility and originality," LL Cool J said. "What I didn't mention was spirituality and believing in God. more >>
Sadie Robertson and her dance partner, Mark Ballas, team up for a dance battle during the holidays. Not only does Mark join her, but her whole family as well. Get your dancing shoes on and join as these stars bust a move for the holidays.
Watching this whole crew join together will not only have you moving in your chair, but also laughing to yourself. Especially when you see what the father does at the end. If you are a fan of the show Duck Dynasty then the people in this video will be very familiar to you.
Check out the entire family showing off their dance moves below: more >>