Wednesday, May 24, 2017

NEW MUSIC AND TOUR FROM MULTI-GRAMMY NOMINATED LEDISI


THE PREMIERE OF NEW SINGLE "HIGH"    (CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW TO LISTEN)

http://www.okayplayer.com/audio/ledisi-high-audio-song-premiere.html


Photo Courtesy:  Ephoto-EMF-2012
(New York, New York)--Multi-Grammy nominated R &B singer and Verve Label Group artist Ledisi is back with a brand new single “High, which premiered via Okayplayer.com (Click Here).

"High" is a song of self-celebration, empowerment, and heightened love.  This honest message with raw bravado only emphasizes Ledisi's powerful vocal performance. 

Written by Prince Charlez (Rihanna, Beyonce), Ledisi, Rex Rideout and produced by DJ Camper (Mary J Blige), this track is a bold first offering from Ledisi's upcoming fall LP.  “High” impacts radio May 23 and is available at all digital retailers.


In addition, Ledisi will also be hitting the road with the amazing Maxwell on the "blacksSummers' Tour '17." Ledisi will join Maxwell for 18 cities that will kick-off in Nashville, TN on May 23 at the Bridgestone Arena and will conclude on June 23 in San Diego at the Valley View Casino Arena.  Other cities include Raleigh, NC Virginia Beach, VA, Atlantic City NJ, Newark, NJ and more.





LEDISI TOUR DATES WITH MAXWELL 

05/23/17          Nashville, TN               Bridgestone Arena
05/24/17          Greenville, SC             Bon Secours Wellness Arena
05/26/17          Raleigh, NC                 Red Hat Amphitheater
05/27/17          Virginia Beach, VA       Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
05/28/17          Atlantic City, NJ           Borgata Resort Spa & Casino–Event Center*
05/30/17          Kettering, OH               Fraze Pavilion*
06/01/17          North Little Rock, AR   Verizon Arena*
06/02/17          Biloxi, MS                     Beau Rivage Resort & Casino
06/03/17          Baton Rouge, LA         River Center
06/04/17          Chattanooga, TN         Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Auditorium
06/06/17          Columbia, SC              Colonial Life Arena
06/08/17          Newark, NJ                 The Prudential Center
06/09/17          Mashantucket, CT       The Grand Theater at Foxwoods Casino
06/10/17          Nassau, NY                 Nassau Coliseum
06/13/17          Southaven, MS            Landers Center
06/15/17          Toledo, OH                  Huntington Center
06/16/17          Grand Rapids, MI         Van Andel Arena
06/17/17          Milwaukee, WI             Riverside Theatre
06/20/17          Kent, WA                     Showare Center
06/22/17          Sacramento, CA          Golden 1 Center
06/23/17          San Diego, CA             Valley View Casino Arena

Friday, February 17, 2017

LOLITA SNIPES' "HEAD OVER HEELS"

A STAGE PLAY WITH A "PURPOSE"


(Photo Credit: Kinnawa Kaitibi) Gospel Singer & Actress Shirley Murdock 


(Chattanooga, TN)--“Love makes you do some crazy things!” Head Over Heels is the zany, hilariously funny stage play starring the “powerhouse” singer and R & B sensation Shirley Murdock.  The show is selling out all over the Southeast.  Varion Walton caught up with the cast and crew during their stop in Chattanooga, TN.  “HEAD OVER HEELS,” is a “play with a purpose” packing a serious message about hope! 



                           

(CHECK OUT THIS VIDEO)

                        Shirley Murdock and the stage play "Head Over Heels" this week's   
                                                  VISION/VOICE/VARION Exclusive!




In this comical journey to find love, a beautiful young professional named Zoe’ goes crazy for a smooth-talking bad boy who is so handsome and charming he sweeps her off her feet…but her new found love is only pretending to be the perfect mate and as the secrets unfold, her zany family members take matters into their own hands and the comedy is nonstop!
This inspirational gospel-comedy stars Actress & Singing Power-House Shirley Murdock; Singing Diva Tamika Scott from the Multi-Platinum group Xscape; Broadway actress Jennifer Nesbitt; HBO Comedian & Univer-soul Ring Master Tony Tone; Apollo Comedian Big Que and Actor/Model Ladarian Raymond, with music produced by Gary “Lil’ G” Jenkins from the R&B group SILK…
This inspirational stage play, written and directed by award-winning comedic playwright Lolita Snipes is hilariously funny and will have you laughing right out of your seat!

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Thursday, February 2, 2017

NEW EDITION STORY-THE MOVIE


"VINTAGE VISION/VOICE/VARION"-ALL ACCESS WITH NEW EDITION

WATCH: Backstage Reunion Between New Edition & The Bar-kays

(MEMPHIS, TN.)--THE NEW EDITION STORY is more than a MOVIE, it's a MOVEMENT!  BET Television is getting "rave reviews" from millions of New Edition fans still basking in the afterglow of the 3-night series.  Long before the star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame, Varion Walton was given an all-access pass to Bobby Brown, Johnny Gill and Ralph Tresvant were forming a new group within NEW EDITION known as "Heads of State!" WATCH THIS VIDEO and check out this "VINTAGE" VISION/VOICE/VARION report as New Edition walks into an impromptu reunion in Memphis with another legendary R&B group,  The Bar-Kays.

Varion and Ralph Tresvant -Memphis, TN.


New Edition-Essence Fest in New Orleans

Essence Fest-New Orleans



NEW REALITY- TRUMP'S FIRST 100 DAYS IN OFFICE


100 Days Met with Pomp, Circumstance, and Protests!


(Chattanooga, TN.)--America's New Reality:  (CHECK OUT THIS VIDEO) Donald Trump won the election with a rallying cry, " Make America Great Again!"  His first 100 days in office has been filled with pomp, circumstance, and protests.  The 45th President of The United States is being closely monitored by many, including and successful businessman who knows him better than most.  Randal Pinkett is the focus of this week's Vision/Voice/Varion's Special Assignment Report.   


Varion Walton and Randal Pinket


Pinkett and Donald Trump on the set of The Apprentice



Randal Pinkett-"The Anti-Apprentice"