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What Lemonade Means For Men

April 26th, 2016
Let’s face it. There is arguably no more popular artist in the world currently than Beyoncé. When she speaks, we all listen. So Saturday night, many of us were tuned into HBO for what we anticipated would...

Why Prince Matters To Us

April 23rd, 2016
The world made an irreversible and seismic shift on Apr. 21, 2016 as  the world experienced the death of the seven-time Grammy award winning pop icon, Prince. Some have been asking why this loss has been such an...

Gospel Music: Shall We Buy or Nah

August 22nd, 2014
Let me first begin this piece by saying that I am a lifelong fan of the gospel music genre. Growing up as a kid, it was the only permissible music in the house. I was privileged to...

Thank You, Melvin Crispell

May 30th, 2014
The music community has lost another musical giant in the person of Melvin Crispell, who passed away May 29, 2014. In our music community, we often herald and recognize the genius of those who sing center stage...

R&B’s Mount Rushmore

February 20th, 2014
If R&B music was to create its version of Mount Rushmore, who should be there?! During the 2014 NBA All-Star game, Miami Heat superstar LeBron James was asked to name the best four players in the history...

Beyonce’s New Rules?!

December 14th, 2013
For the retail industry, December is considered “the most wonderful time of the year”. However, traditionally in the music industry, the final quarter of the year is considered the slowest time of the year. Generally, holiday themed...

#BRLS Transcript: TEAM

March 2nd, 2013
This week, we continue the Bonnerfide Radio Lunch Series (#BRLS) on Twitter. It’s the start of a lunch series by our founder & president, industry veteran Gerard Bonner. The design of the series is to empower new,...

#BRLS Transcript: IMAGE

February 21st, 2013
Today marked the introduction of the Bonnerfide Radio Lunch Series (#BRLS) on Twitter. It’s the start of a lunch series by our founder & president, industry veteran Gerard Bonner. The design of the series is to empower new,...

The Inspiration of Robin Roberts

February 20th, 2013
On Wednesday, February 20, 2013, ABC’s Good Morning America was complete again, as co-anchor Robin Roberts returned to the news desk after undergoing a bone marrow transplant to treat the rare blood disorder, myelodysplastic syndrome, also known as MDS....

Identity Check

May 18th, 2012
Hey everyone!! Hope you all are well. I won’t even begin to date myself and determine the last time I’ve ventured to blog. I will say that I’m SO encouraged that so many have asked me to...

The Color of Suspicion

April 11th, 2012
We are honored to welcome Bishop L. Spenser Smith to our writing team.  Our listening audience is most familiar with Smith as host of the weekly segment Getting Ready For Love, which airs Fridays at 10:45a ET....

Life Lessons (Part 2)

January 1st, 2012
Happy New Year everyone! It’s officially the first day of 2012 and there are MANY reasons to celebrate. The year 2011 for some was chaotic and for others was historic. Either way, if you’re reading this, you...

Life Lessons (Part 1)

December 28th, 2011
Hey everyone!! I hope you’re all well. We are coming towards the end of another holiday season and we are watching another year come to a close. If you know me, you know I LOVE this time...

Empire State of Mind

November 1st, 2011
Hey guys! Hope everyone is well! LOTS to talk about and today, I wanted to share with you my notes and thoughts from this weekend’s Genius For Men Conference in Washington, DC. This was my acceptance speech...

Stay Current

October 15th, 2011
Greetings Family! It’s been another fun week, or few weeks since we’ve hopped on to blog. As I often do, thanks for your continued support. I am regularly humbled by the fact that many of you read...