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  • Songs to Invoke Love 3

    Episode 33

    Curated by Shefik

    April 2, 2018 Love

    Some people spend a great deal of time dreaming about what they will do, when they find love. However you approach love, whatever the dreams, goals, or hopes of which encircles your desires, everyone falls in love at some point.

    Guest Performers
    Chris Jasper — Photo Credit: Shefik

    Photo Credit: Shefik

    Music

    Chris Jasper is a former member of The Isley Brothers and Isley-Jasper-Isley, and is responsible for writing and producing the majority of The Isley Brothers music and Isley-Jasper-Isley music. He is also an Inductee in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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    Dan Vitale — Photo Credit: Shefik

    Photo Credit: Shefik

    Comedy

    Dan Vitale is an actor and comedian, best known for being a cast member during season 11 of "Saturday Night Live" (first episode: November 23, 1985, final episode: February 8, 1986).

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    Rickey "Slikk Muzik" Offord — Photo Credit: Shefik

    Photo Credit: Shefik

    Music

    Rickey "Slikk Muzik" Offord is multi-platinum producer, who has worked with recording artists, such as Babyface, Ariana Grande, Chris Brown, Kirk Franklin, Jaime Foxx, Master P, Tank, and Ludacris.

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    Trisco Pearson — Photo Credit: Shefik

    Photo Credit: Shefik

    Music

    Force M.D.'s is an American R&B vocal group that was formed in 1981 in Staten Island, New York. Later, Trisco Pearson joined the group.

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    James Mtume — Photo Credit: Shefik

    Photo Credit: Shefik

    Music

    James Mtume is a Grammy Award winning R&B musician, songwriter, activist, and radio personality. He came to prominence working with Miles Davis between 1971 and 1975. Mtume's group, also called Mtume, is best known for the 1983 R&B hit song "Juicy Fruit".

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    N.K. Morton — Photo Credit: Shefik

    Photo Credit: Shefik

    Music

    N.K. Morton is a singer-songwriter. She wrote songs for Backstreet Boys, Mýa, and Karen Clark-Sheard, worked in television with Chris Rock, and was a featured lead or background vocalist for artists, ranging from Diana Ross to Rakim.

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  • Songs to Invoke Love 2

    Episode 26

    Curated by Shefik

    July 24, 2017 Love

    Some of the most wonderful things about life are not just abstract, but often demonstrably unattainable. Yet, there is love. It is often said, one of the best things in life is love, and it remains understandably free.

    Guest Performers
    Chris Jasper — Photo Credit: Shefik

    Photo Credit: Shefik

    Music

    Chris Jasper is a former member of The Isley Brothers and Isley-Jasper-Isley, and is responsible for writing and producing the majority of The Isley Brothers music and Isley-Jasper-Isley music. He is also an Inductee in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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    Freddie Jackson — Photo Credit: Shefik

    Photo Credit: Shefik

    Music

    Freddie Jackson is an American soul singer. Among his well-known hits are "Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)", "Have You Ever Loved Somebody", "Jam Tonight", "Do Me Again", and "You Are My Lady".

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    LaChandra

    Music

    LaChandra is a recording artist and owner of the beauty salon Posh by LaChandra, located in New York City. In the late 1980s, LaChandra released the song "Just Started", produced by the house music group Blaze.

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    Tony Terry — Photo Credit: Shefik

    Photo Credit: Shefik

    Music

    Tony Terry has numerous Billboard top hits within his repertoire from the late 1980s, early 1990s, and today, including his world-renowned hit, "With You". He is also an achieved actor and activist championing for social and family health issues.

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    Paul Laurence — Photo Credit: Shefik

    Photo Credit: Shefik

    Music

    Paul Laurence is an American multi-platinum songwriter, producer, and keyboardist. He had several number one R&B hits, including Freddie Jackson's "Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)", "Jam Tonight", "Tasty Love", "Hey Lover", and "Do Me Again".

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    Quindon Tarver — Photo Credit: Shefik

    Photo Credit: Shefik

    Music

    Quindon Tarver is an American singer. He is best known for his cover of Prince's "When Doves Cry" for the 1996 film "William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet", starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes in the leading roles of Romeo and Juliet.

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  • Songs to Invoke Love

    Episode 6

    Curated by Shefik

    August 15, 2016 Love

    Poets, singers, dancers, even scientists have been expressing their love in imitable fashions since people began pressing words into clay tablets in Mesopotamia.

    Guest Performers
    Alee Opuiyo — Photo Credit: Shefik

    Photo Credit: Shefik

    Business

    Alee Opuiyo is a 2005 Howard University School of Communications graduate. She majored in Broadcast Journalism and minored in Political Science. While Alee attended Howard, she interned with the cable network Fox News.

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    Dionne Warwick — Photo Credit: Shefik

    Photo Credit: Shefik

    Music

    Dionne Warwick is a 5-time Grammy Award winning legend. She is an American singer, actress, and television show host, who became a United Nations Global Ambassador for the Food and Agriculture Organization, and a United States Ambassador of Health.

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    Dr. Laurén Laurino — Photo Credit: Shefik

    Photo Credit: Shefik

    Medical

    Dr. Laurén Laurino, lovingly known as "Dr. Ren, America's Holistic Sweetheart", is a board certified naturopath through the American Naturopathic Medical Association. She has appeared on "The Dr. Oz Show" multiple times.

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    Sonny Turner — Photo Credit: Shefik

    Photo Credit: Shefik

    Music

    Sonny Turner is best known for replacing Tony Williams as lead singer of The Platters. The group had 40 charting singles on the Billboard Hot 100, including four no. 1 hits, and were, for a period of time, the most successful vocal group in the world.

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    Gerald Alston — Photo Credit: Shefik

    Photo Credit: Shefik

    Music

    Gerald Alston is an American R&B singer, and the lead singer with The Manhattans. Between 1988 and 1995, he left the group to record five albums (later recording his tribute to Sam Cooke in 2008) and ten solo singles.

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    Kathy Sledge — Photo Credit: Shefik

    Photo Credit: Shefik

    Music

    Kathy Sledge is a singer who is best known as lead singer of the R&B group Sister Sledge. As a solo performer, she has had several hits on the International Pop and Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart, including "Take Me Back to Love Again", which hit #1.

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