Angie Stone complained to the San Francisco Chronicle she hasn’t gotten as much play from urban stations as she’d like. “They’ve made hip-hop pop,” she explained. “They found a way to appeal to the children, and the parents spend the money to buy the records. That’s great from a commercial standpoint, but what is bad about it is they’re not getting the grit and grime of what real, real soul music is about.” Read more.
Angie Stone performed at the first of her two London dates showcasing material from her latest album ‘Stone Love’, released last June, at The Forum on Sunday (April 3) in London. Check out pictures from GettyImages.
Angie Stone took part in a portrait session on March 24th at Capitol Tokyu Hotel in Tokyo, Japan. Check out pictures from WireImage.
Part two of Radio 2’s three part series on The Supremes has been posted online. Listen to the 1/2 hour program, hosted by Angie Stone, at BBC.co.uk.
Angie Stone performed in concert on Thursday (March 24) at Blue Note in Tokyo, Japan. Check out pictures from WireImage.
Angie Stone follows three schoolgirls’ rise to Motown queens, in a three part series about The Supremes on Radio 2. Listen to a replay of part one (30 minutes) at BBC.co.uk.
India Arie, Natalie Cole, Angie Stone, Cheryl Pepsi Riley, Patti LaBelle, and Tamia will appear on the new ‘Diary Of A Mad Black Woman’ soundtrack. The soundtrack will be released this April by Rowdy/Universal Motown Records produced by producer Dallas Austin.
Toni Braxton, Patti LaBelle, India.Arie, and Angie Stone attended the World Premiere of ‘Diary of a Mad Black Woman’ on Monday (February 21) at Arclight in Hollywood, California.
The romantic comedy-drama film written by and starring Tyler Perry was inspired by the play of the same name.
BET’s Celebration Of Gospel ’05 brings the roof down during a night filled with emotional reunions and memorable moments that pay tribute to the legacy of gospel music. The telecast features inspirational performances, moving renditions and diverse collaborations by some of today’s hottest and most talented artists from the worlds of gospel and R&B. Joining in the celebration are Fantasia, ‘American Idol’ season two champ Ruben Studdard and season three champ Fantasia Barrino, Kirk Franklin, Yolanda Adams, Pastor Donnie McClurkin, Smokie Norful, Fred Hammond, Angie Stone, Deitrick Haddon, BeBe Winans, Mary Mary, Pastor Shirley Caesar, Dr. Bobby Jones and Tye Tribbett. The show, hosted by Steve Harvey, premieres on BET Thursday, February 24th at 9 p.m. ET/PT.