To his family and close friends, he's known as Maurice DeLoach. But to high-profiled artist such as P. Diddy, Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Common, Queen Latifah, J. Cole and his thousands of social media followers, he's DJ Aktive; A premier DJ in the hip-hop scene.
At the dawn of her 10 year anniversary in the television business, Williams is taking her celebration on the road with a 10-city tour to promote the upcoming season of The Wendy Williams Show, which premieres September 10 WTXF at 10 am EST.
It's been 20 year's since Lauryn Hill's solo debut album, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, shifted the zeitgeist of the music industry and on Friday, Hill brought her commemorative "Miseducation" tour to Philly's Festival Pier.
A few months after being let go from WRNB 100.3, Lady B is now being honored with a screening of A Salute to Lady B-a short documentary that examines the 30-plus years of Lady B's influence on hip-hop and Philadelphia at large-at the African American Museum on Friday.
After 27 years since the premiere of "In Living Color", one of television's most notable sketch comedy shows, four members of the original cast of the are bringing their "Off Color Comedy Tour" to Prax Casino on Friday, June 8th.
Activist and journalist Darnell L. Moore is author of "No Ashes in the Fire," a compelling memoir that takes readers through his glorious and traumatic experiences of self-discovery as a young gay man, growing up in Camden and Philadelphia.
In HGTV's "Flipping Virgins", host Egypt Sherrod is the house-flipping sensei. With more than 15 years of experience in real estate, Sherrod navigates first-time flippers though nearly every aspect of the procedure.
Aunts, or auntlike figures, in black families are often under-recognized on public forums, despite being the backbone of the community. This Mother's Day, black aunts should be appreciated for the commitment they have to the community and for their willingness to protect and love black children.
Brandon T. Harden is a staff writer at the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News. He writes about the brillance of black culture in Philadelphia. Before his time in Philadelphia, he was the managing editor of Blavity, a media and tech company targeted towards the interest of black millennials.