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BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Elle Varner attains ‘Elevation’ through her music

Elle Varner is not one to settle for a no. This trait has guided the vocalist to a Grammy and a rewarding career as a working entertainer. And so, she has been working with Dr. Beverly Bond for years to spread her message and mentorship to young girls through Black Girls Rock programming.   In fact, Read More…

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BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Maceo Parker, Alice Walker talk Michael Jackson, Prince

By Bill Vaughan Entertainment Writer One of the wonderful perks of writing a column like this is being on the receiving end of gems uttered by our greats that often don’t make it into the lead stories. For the sake of brevity, continuity and other literary landmines, three such quotes have not seen the light Read More…

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BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Judith Hill prepares ‘Golden Child’ song-and-dance show

With Michael Jackson and Prince on her resume, does singer/songwriter Judith Hill even have to audition? She laughed at the notion of just walking in on Jennifer Lopez’s live “Bye Bye Birdie” for NBC — or a movie version of “Hamilton” for that matter. “It’s funny because I have this big musical ballet I’m putting Read More…