Mar
14

Music/TV/Film: TCMG PRESENTS JOHN WESLEY WILSON, JR. aka J.D. WESLEY

By | FilmMusicTelevisionUncategorized

Photo & Stylist Credit: Stacy Jordan The Corbett Music Group Presents JD Wesley! J.D. Wesley was born John Wesley Wilson Jr., an extremely talented young man. At an early age his parents along with the community, noticed that his vocal ability was strong and like none other. From that moment onward, singing and music was […]

Feb
15

Events/Music: FULL PEPSI SUPERBOWL LVI HALFTIME SHOW

By | EventsMusic

Video courtesy of: https://www.nfl.com/ Watch the full Pepsi Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show with performers Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige, Kendrick Lamar featuring 50 Cent and Anderson CLICK LINK BELOW:   https://www.nfl.com/videos/full-pepsi-super-bowl-lvi-halftime-show-featuring-dr-dre-snoop-dogg-eminem-mary-

Feb
15

Music: STEVIE WONDER “BLACK MAN” 1976

By | Arts & CultureMusic

YouTube video courtesy of: @wipeout2649 CLICK VIDEO LINK ABOVE      #BlackHistoryMonth Stevie Wonder’s “Black Man” resonates even more in 2022, just as it did in 1976! Check out this revised video that really gives LIFE to the original monumental song. LYRICS: First man to dieFor the flag we now hold highWas a Black Man(Crispus […]

Feb
13

Music: J.D. WESLEY “THE BELL TOLLS FOR YOU” (Lyrical Breakdown)

By | Music

  Black History Month, February 2022, will continue to usher in the song, which has become an anthem and movement, “The Bell Tolls for You.” “Lyrically speaking, ‘The Bell Tolls for You’ speaks to the socio-economic injustices and marginalization of people of color. It also shines a spotlight on those souls “we lost along the […]

Jan
18

Music: PRESS RELEASE: THE BELL TOLLS FOR YOU #TheBellTolls4U

By | Music

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 17, 2022 Contact: Pierre A. Evans Media/PR Director The Corbett Music Group Contact: pierreevans@hotmail.com The Corbett Music Group presents the timely release of “The Bell Tolls for You” A poignant and profound social justice song featuring the rich and powerful voice of singer/actor/producer J.D. Wesley VIDEO LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MwiShOzKJ-o&list=RDMwiShOzKJ-o&start_radio=1 In the spirit […]

Jan
09

Music: “THE BELL TOLLS FOR YOU” The Corbett Music Group Releases Powerful Social Justice Anthem

By | Arts & CultureMusic

  THE BELL TOLLS FOR YOU Video link:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MwiShOzKJ-o&t=2s Tyrone Corbett is a songwriter, producer, engineer, videographer and owner of The Corbett Music Group. Corbett is not new to the entertainment industry and has worn many hats over the years. He started as a background singer and has worked with some of the industries finest […]

Jan
09

Television / Music: JANET JACKSON | Extended Trailer | Lifetime

By | MusicTelevision

Reprint of LIFETIME’s YOUTUBE video: VIDEO PROMO HERE: http://https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yPHFcDHJYTU It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for. Night one of #Janetdoc premieres Friday, January 28th at 8/7c. The four-hour event, in celebration of the 40th anniversary of Janet’s first album, Janet Jackson (1982), is set to simulcast on Lifetime and A&E, two of the flagship […]

Dec
16

Music: CUEE “THE EXPERIENCE” CONCERT TOUR

By | EventsMusic

Photo credit: Jake Scherm   Originating from Chicago, Illinois, Quis Wright aka Cuee, is a hip-hop artist in Lawrence, KS. He exhibits an energetic and fun, yet smooth and motivational edge to his style of music. One of his most meaningful steps in his evolution, has been writing more openly about his sexuality and queerness […]

Nov
20

Music/Film/TV/Business: CEDRIC “WHOA BOI” COLLINS

By | BusinessFilmMusicTelevision

Cedric “Whoa Boi” Collins, was raised in the most impoverished and crime-ridden neighborhood on the south side of Chicago, Englewood. Despite all the crime, violence and drugs that saturated his community, Whoa Boi wrapped himself in his music. At the age of seven, Whoa Boi was playing the organ and drums for his neighborhood church. […]

Nov
10

Event/Film: “THE WOODSTOCK OF HOUSE” Black Harvest Film Festival Debut

By | Arts & CultureDanceEventsFilmMusicNight Life

 House music is the third largest music genre in the world!!!! Here is the trailer. https://vimeo.com/633808501   Black Harvest Film Festival will virtually stream The Woodstock of House November 13- December 2, 2021. Streaming Ticket Info:  https://watch.eventive.org/gsfc/play/6168922c7c7500030b0cfe7a The documentary “The Woodstock of House”, a film that explores the origins of Chicago House music and its’ […]

Oct
20

Music: Singer, Songwriter, Musician KERRY “KJ” JAMES ROGERS, JR

By | Music

Photo Credit: Dean Bernard Kerry James Rogers Jr. aka Kerry James or “KJ” is a 28 year old R&B/Soul artist, singer-songwriter and musician born in Chicago and raised in Gary, IN. KJ began singing at the age of 19 when his mother (and #1 fan!)) gave him his first acoustic guitar for Christmas, in 2012. […]

Oct
16

Music: Hip Hop Artist BARI “BIMPGOD” GEE

By | Music

Bari Gee aka BIMPGOD, a Hyde Park, Chicago native, has always been into music since his third-grade teacher put him in the school talent show to RAP and he won. Since then, Bari has been developing his rap and fashion style and has stayed active and relevant in the Chicago music scene. BIMPGOD is the […]

Oct
01

Music/Business: NIGEL “TREW” RIDGEWAY & TREW BRAND

By | BusinessMusic

Photo credit:  Clayton DeLa Chappelle   Nigel Ridgeway aka TREW has a love for DJing that began in grade school when using two tape decks to spin basement parties. TREW’s main aim is to weave a common thread through seemingly disparate genres. Drawing inspiration from the early 1980s NYC art/music world, he believes no genre […]

Sep
28

Music/Events/Business: JULIUS THE MAD THINKER, MI CASA HOLIDAY & YOURPASSION1ST

By | BusinessEventsMusic

Phote credit: Power Quevedo    Julius the Mad Thinker (JtMT) is a dynamic producer and must-see international DJ talent. Since the age of 17, Julius has worn many hats while distinguishing himself in the dance music industry. He is a true visionary with infectious energy and amazing music. In 2009, Julius and business partner Jenn […]

Sep
28

Music/Business: TYRONE CORBETT & THE CORBETT MUSIC GROUP

By | BusinessMusic

Photo credit:  Kevin Corbett   Songwriter, Producer, Vocal Arranger/Producer, Recording/Mixing Engineer, Videographer, and Visionary are a few of the hats Tyrone Corbett wears to accomplish his goals in the entertainment industry. He studied Commercial Music at Virginia Union University in Richmond, Va. and has worked in the entertainment industry for more than 30 years. Tyrone […]

May
02

Music: DJ LATANYA “LADiiBUG” BRYANT-CALAHAN

By | Music

LaTanya Bryant-Calahan, who is better known to the House community as LADiiBUG, is a Chicago native who has been making a name for herself as a DJ on the Chicago House music scene.  LADiiBUG inherited a strong love for music from her parents and her involvement in award-winning choirs and multiple music groups. Under the […]

May
02

Music/Radio/Business: DJ MICHELLE “MeMe” HUGHES

By | BusinessMusicRadio

“From Miss Gucci to Mizz MeMe to the infamous FoxXxy!” THE LOVE FOR THE MUSIC STARTED AT 13 IN 8TH GRADE. LISTENING TO ANYTHING SHE COULD GET HER HANDS ON AND THEN GOING TO THE PARTIES @ 14, SNEAKING IN THE POWER PLANT (HOT CLUB IN CHICAGO EARLY 80’S) TO EXPERIENCE (NOT HEAR) FRANKIE KNUCKLES […]

May
02

Music/Business: DJ GREG GRAY & NU BANG COLLECTIVE

By | BusinessMusic

Photo courtesy of Emmett V. Nicholas   Music is one man’s expression to the world. As a DJ, we convey that message to the masses. Greg Gray was exposed to a variety of music at a young age. Growing up in the ‘70s, Disco, R&B, Funk and Blues were the foundation from which his love […]

May
01

Music: UPDATE ON LOFIET BROWNS’ “LET’S WORK!” GOSPEL HOUSE SONG

By | Music

Here is an update to an interview GO BANG! Magazine had with Mr. Lofiet Brown which published in the July 1, 2020 issue:(Previously published 7/1/20 interview):Click here: https://gobangmagazine.com/2020/07/01/music-lofiet-brown-gospel-house/ UPDATE: Since the 7/1/20 interview in Go Bang! Magazine, the response has been overwhelmingly positive and such a blessing. The interview allowed me to reach people all over […]

Apr
01

Event/TV/Music/Radio: ANDREW KITCHEN & “ATTACK OF THE BOOGIE” TV SHOW RECORD RELEASE

By | EventsMusicRadioTelevision

Photo Credit:  Roy “Doc” Kemp  (L to R) Go Bang!Magazine’s Pierre A. Evans, Andrew Kitchen, Harold Leffridge and Roy “Doc” Kemp APRIL 1, 2021 UPDATE!!!! ATTACK OF THE BOOGIE PREMIERS FRIDAY, APRIL 9th AT MIDNIGHT ON WJYS Channel 62 in Chicago & SYNDICATED Nationally in 25 cities Andrew Kitchen comes to us from right here […]

Mar
31

Music / Business: ANDRE “MUSIC MAN” WILLIAMS / A&W ECSTASY RECORDS

By | BusinessMusic

Andre was born and raised in Chicago Illinois. He has performed at many venues throughout the Midwest, East Coast & West Coast. Andre is a true entertainer / writer / producer / vocalist. Singing has always been a passion of his. Andre’s genuine love and appreciation for music has allowed him to emerge as one […]

Feb
01

Music/Business: DJ MARKISS KNOBS/HOUSE OF THE SUN/TURTLE WAX RECORDINGS

By | BusinessMusic

Photo credit: http://www.cassiehastuphotography.com/ DJ/Producer/Label Owner Markiss Knobs has devoted over 25 years of his life to House music. Playing across the globe alongside top DJ’s and upcoming DJs at all types of venues from festivals, raves, clubs, lounges, bars, beach parties and underground parties including Pacha (Ibiza) and Oh! Marbella (Marbella). For over a decade, […]

Jan
01

Music / Radio/ Business: DJ CELESTE ALEXANDER & SOPHISTICADO RECORDINGS

By | BusinessMusicRadio

Photo by Marcus Pizer Make up by Viola Nicholson    While other women were watching the game in the industry, DJ Celeste Alexander dared to play it. Wife, mother, DJ and co-owner of a music label, Celeste manages to balance these responsibilities while delivering and creating some of the deepest, soulful mixes in today’s house […]

Jan
01

Music / Theatre: BLAKE HAWTHORNE

By | MusicTheatre

Blake Hawthorne is a performing singer, songwriter and actor hailing from Indiana destined to leave a mark in Chicago and the world. At the youthful age of 21, he has already performed in several musicals and released his own music, independently. He’s performed in a number of stage productions in the Chicagoland area including “The […]

Dec
01

Music: Rest In Peace DJ ANJI STONE (BEU) (1970-2020)

By | Music

  TRIBUTE: DJ Anji Stone (Beu)(June 19, 1970 – November 11, 2020) “If u Don’t Stand 4 Something, U’ll Fall 4 Anything!” “I am a LOVER of the music culture. 3rd Generation Legends of Vinyl” “Live, Love & Enjoy Life!!!..2morrow isn’t promised, and don’t wait 2 make things right, do it right now!!..4give those that […]

Dec
01

Music/Business/Film/TV: VINCE LAWRENCE & SLANG MUSIC GROUP

By | BusinessFilmMusicTelevision

Photo credit:  Tyler Curtis   Vince Lawrence of Chicago, IL is an American dance music producer, businessman and is one of the leading innovators of the genre of music called “House music”. Industry insiders recognize Lawrence as co-author of “On and On”, the first recording officially designated “House music”. He worked with Jesse Saunders in […]

Dec
01

Music/Business: DJ DUANE “TASTEMAKER” POWELL & SOUNDROTATION

By | BusinessMusic

  Photo credit:  SEED LYNN   Duane Powell’s love for music started an early age growing up in the 1970’s being exposed to Chicago’s rich Soul music scene. His uncles were disc jockeys until the mid 80’s and artists including Minnie Riperton, The Emotions, Chaka Khan, Miki Howard and The Staple Singers were their classmates […]

Dec
01

Music/Business/Dance/Fashion: DJ CZARINA MIRANI aka CZBOOGIE: 5 Magazine & Fivestarboogie Dancers

By | BusinessDanceFashionMusic

Photo credit: Leslie Carroll   Born in the Philippines to a Filipina mother and Indian father, Czarina (aka Czboogie) moved to the United States and attended Northwestern University majoring in Theater. She wanted to be an actress and did films, TV, commercials, and modeling, (all that lovely shit) for 15 years, but also had a […]

Nov
01

Music: KEKE PALMER “Actually Vote”

By | Arts & CultureMusic

SONG VIDEO LINK:  (courtesy of YouTube)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yGOAXdva_LE Visit http://vote.org to find your local polling place. KEKE PALMER in “Actually Vote”brought to you by GENERATOR COLLECTIVE + STARRPIX directed by JAKE WILSONwritten by FINNEAS, BENJ PASEK, JUSTIN PAUL, KALEENA ZANDERSproduced by FINNEAS featuring ILANA GLAZER, JULIA LOUIS-DREYFUS, JULIANNE MOORE, BELLA THORNE video produced by KARL FRANKENFIELD, ILANA GLAZER, […]

Nov
01

Music/Business: DJ TONY MADD EVANS / SGI ENTERTAINMENT

By | BusinessMusic

Photo Credit:  Victor Price   Growing up in Chicago in the South Shore area, Tony Evans (DJ Tony Madd) fell in love with music. His creativity was sparked, being able to walk out of his back door and hear live bands playing nearby. In the 70’s and 80’s Tony was fortunate to grow up with […]

Nov
01

Music: LORENZO OWENS

By | Music

Photo Credit: Brandon Appleton/Refined You Studio   It is a proven fact that only two percent of people truly pursue their dreams, while 98% spend most of their lives lamenting lost opportunities. Chicago’s Lorenzo Owens is not one of those unfortunates. As a finalist on Oprah Winfrey’s “Pop Star Challenge” back in 2004, he finished […]

Nov
01

Music/Business/Radio: JAMES C. BIRDSONG, JR. / BIRDSONG ASSOCIATION OF BROADCASTING AND ARTS, INC.

By | BusinessMusicRadio

James C. Birdsong, Jr. is an aspiring gospel vocalist, songwriter, motivational speaker, entrepreneur, advocate for our children and author of The Best is Yet to Come: A Testimony of One Young Man’s Redemption, an inspirational memoir published nationally and to this date, received positive reviews and appearances on multiple television, radio and print media platforms […]

Oct
30

Music/Radio: PRODUCER/DJ MATT BLACK (UK)

By | MusicRadio

DJ Matt Black is a UK based House and Techno producer and DJ most known for his funky, driving baselines, and uniquely engaging style. Born Matthew Belcher, Matt is a House/Techno producer and DJ most known for his first official release “Let Them Groove” which generated over 1 million streams worldwide. Starting his career in […]

Oct
21

Music: JENIQUA

By | MusicUncategorized

Jeniqua grew up expressing herself through poetry, writing songs and filling the home with singing… her own tunes and those of her favorite’s, Whitney, Stevie Wonder, Kirk Franklin, Ce Ce and Be Be Winans etc. She is equally comfortable with R&B, soul, jazz fusion, Gospel & dance and appeals to a wide demographic. Her voice […]

Oct
01

Music/Business/Nightlife: REGGIE C. CORNER / THEWAYWEWERE PRODUCTIONS 20th ANNIVERSARY

By | BusinessMusicNight Life

Reginald Corner is one of House music’s greatest assets in Chicago and has been extremely instrumental in keeping the peaceful celebration of music alive. On the House scene since it began in 1980, Corner has had the pleasure of watching House flourish over the past four decades. During that time, he formed relationships with some […]

Oct
01

Music/Business: HYDE PARK RECORDS’ ALEXIS BOUTEVILLE

By | BusinessMusic

Photo courtesy of: https://www.facebook.com/HydeParkRecords GO BANG! Magazine founder Pierre Andre’ Evans recently approached Hyde Park Records owner Alexis Bouteville, in hopes that Hyde Park Records would stock and sell his debut book “INSIDE THE MINDS OF ENTERTAINERS.”  Alexis responded that he was more than happy to support local talent and would definitely place the book […]

Oct
01

Music/Nightlife: Detroit’s DJ TONY PEOPLES

By | MusicNight Life

Photo courtesy of www.facebook/com/DJTonyPeoplesHouseGroup Young Tony Peoples was only seven years old when he picked up a new toy and a record player with two speakers. He would place one speaker outside of his bedroom window and DJ for the neighbors or anyone walking by that could hear him. He knew at that moment he […]

Sep
01

Business/Events/Nightlife/Music: ROBBI THE PROMOTER

By | BusinessEventsMusicNight Life

Robbi The Promoter is based in New York City. He began promoting in 1995 and currently promotes dance parties (in and outside of New York), web sites, clothing, dance music videos + releases, and is affectionately known as the “5 Time Award-Winning Best Promoter”, winning Undergroundarchives’ Best Promoter award five years in a row (2000-2005). […]

Sep
01

Music/Business/Nightlife: REG ‘DJ BOXX’ ANDERSON, Bosar Music

By | BusinessMusicNight Life

Boxx – An established presence in House music, as well as being a complete DJ and Producer in the industry. He’s a long time Chicago DJ, beginning from his first residency at the Galaxy Disco in 1985 at the age of 17. Boxx has had the opportunity to play in many cities and venues in […]

Aug
01

Music: LADY ALMA

By | Music

International singer and songwriter, LADY ALMA, is bringing her soaring, searing vocals back to eager audiences who desire her incomparable funk-house-soul stylings. From her dynamic live shows that left critics and fans alike breathless across the globe for two decades, to the recent revival of her hit single produced by The Rainmakers entitled “Let It […]

Aug
01

Music: CHUCK “THE VOICE” ROBERTS

By | Music

“In The Beginning There Was Jack and Jack had a Groove” The House music gospel, The Preacher’s Anthem are just a few of the descriptions given to the now famous speech. Fans of House, Dance and other genres of music for that matter can most certainly finish the rest of the verse that Chuck “THE […]

Aug
01

Music: JON PIERCE

By | Music

A native of the south side of Chicago, Jon Pierce packs quite a bit of baritone into his slim 5’10, 175lb. frame. At just the impressionable age of 11, he realized his deep love and sheer passion for music having been exposed early on to such musical genius as Stevie Wonder, Fela Kuti and Maze […]

Aug
01

Music / Radio / Business: TERRY “DJ GLOVEMASTER SIZ” MOORE / DA DJZ ORIGINALZ

By | BusinessMusicRadio

Terry Moore, Sr. aka Glove Master Siz is a DJ from the Southside of Chicago. He started his DJ career in the early 1980’s. He’s a self-taught DJ who started by DJ’ing parties and weddings across the Chicago area. Soon after, he started teaching DJ’s in the area the skills he knew. In the mid […]

Aug
01

Radio/Music: DJ TONY “SANCHEZ” WILLIAMS

By | MusicRadio

Tony Williams is a 61 year old GOD fearing man who has one son and a granddaughter. He’s been a DJ since he was 15 years old and his mentor is a DJ named William Armstrong aka Terrible Tubbs. In addition to DJ’ing, he is also an entrepreneur, being the owner of Truly Blessed Inc. […]

Jul
30

EVENT: Live Lady Alma with Vertical Current *Virtual Live Experience* : !

By | EventsMusic

Link Stream ►►https://www.twitch.tv/THELADYALMA?fbclid=IwAR3o2YdiWtC-4hoCHoxfYaj74OaA2XkRhWBgheVK0CZm2Qa7U1gZhuGaGWI Artist/Festival : Lady Alma with Vertical Current *Virtual Live Experience*Date : 30 July 2020 – 3pm (EST)  2pm(CST)  Lady Alma with Vertical Current *Virtual Live Experience* Live in Online Event

Jul
01

Dance/Event/Music: HOUSE DANCE CLASS / ANDRE’ PIERRE “THE DANCIN’ MACHINE”

By | DanceEventsMusic

TICKET LINK:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/house-music-dance-class-tickets-98875293665   THE COVID-19 BAN WAS LIFTED IN CHICAGO ON FRIDAY, JUNE 26TH, 2020. THEREFORE WE CAN NOW RESCHEDULE OUR 1ST HOUSE DANCE CLASS:  Date And Time Sun, August 16, 2020 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM CDT Location Dance Studio 403 East 69th Street Chicago, IL 60637 CLASS SIZE HAS BEEN “REDUCED” to 10-15 […]

Jul
01

Event/Music: HOUSE CLUB TOUR

By | EventsMusicNight Life

July 1, 20206th Annual HOUSE CLUB TOUR Global Crawl #2 Enjoy Four Hours of Sounds from Chicago, Detroit, Japan,Italy, Jamaica, London, Moscow & Brazil SHOWING @ HOUSECLUBTOUR.COM Music By: Maurice Joshua, Paul Johnson, RoussoulJukie Tha-Kidd, Randall Dean, Hula, First LadyDave Maze, Bruce Bailey, LoftSoulSoulBridge, DJ MarshyRedz, Cem CeylanRisha_Rush, DJ G VIEW on YOUTUBEor Visit CHICAGO […]

Jul
01

Music: JOHN ROCCA (Dance/EDM)

By | Music

John Rocca, a dance music performer, remixer and record producer. During the early 1980s, he formed, played with, wrote for, produced and managed his first musical band, Freeez, with success. His first self-funded and self-released effort was “Keep in Touch”, a #1 song in the UK Blues & Soul Magazine Dance Charts and #49 in […]

Jul
01

Business/Music: FREDERICK DUNSON / FRANKIE KNUCKLES FOUNDATION

By | BusinessMusic

  Photo credit:  Ernest Collins Serving others and giving back to his community has always been important to Frederick Dunson. Born on Chicago’s west side, he attended Our Lady of Perpetual Help Grammar School, St. Ignatius College Prep and Columbia College where he majored in Arts & Entertainment Management & Public Relations. He was employed […]

Jul
01