We want to send a special shoutout to Kirk Franklin today as he celebrates his 47th birthday today (Jan. 26th). The Gospel community also let the love be shown on social media! Check out some of our favorites below!   PraisePhilly: Related: Erica Campbell Makes Kirk Franklin Laugh With An Impression Of Him [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW] Related: Celebs […]

Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first black president, Nobel Prize winner and anti-Apartheid icon may be gone, but is certainly not forgotten. In recognition of “Mandela Day,” celebrated on July 18, EEW Magazine is listing 10 of our favorite quotes from the man who changed the world for the better. Nelson Mandela International Day was launched […]

Today we celebrate the birthdays of two of our favorite Gospel performers on the scene today! Both Kirk Franklin & Tye Tribbett celebrate birthdays today (January 26)!   Don’t forget, you can catch Tye Tribbett at this years Be Expo 2016! Ticket info here.     .  

  Happy Birthday Lisa Bonet, who turns 48-years-old today!   She was nominated for three Young Artist Awards for portraying Denise Huxtable on The Cosby Show from 1984 to 1992.   She married Lenny Kravitz in 1987. She and Lenny had a daughter named Zoe in December of 1988 then divorced in 1993. Source: Getty

Happy birthday Karen Clark-Sheard! She turns 55 years old today! Gospel singer who has won four Grammy Awards. After being a member of the Clark Sisters, she began a successful solo career with the debut release Finally Karen. She married John Drew Sheard in 1984 and they had two children. One of her daughters is […]

Gospel artist who won his third Grammy Award for his 2004 Platinum-selling album Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs. He has also worked as an associate minister. Donnie has been through a lot in his personal life as of late, so we wish him a happy and joyful birthday!

Happy birthday to actress Gabrielle Union is turning 43 years old today! She won a 2001 Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Bring it On.   She married NBA star Dwyane Wade on August 30, 2014.   She now stars in the hit television show Being Mary Jane. Photo Source: […]

Happy birthday Tyler Perry! He is turning 46 years old today. He was born in 1969 in the city of New Orleans.    

Happy 17th Birthday to Malia Obama. Malia was born on July 4, 1998 in Chicago, Illinois as Malia Ann Obama. Malia is the oldest daughter of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. Go to and wish her a happy birthday! “Like” me on Facebook at or follow me on Twitter @cecemcghee. […]

Singer, songwriter and guitarist Bill Withers turns 77 today! He was born on July 4, 1938 in the small coal-mining town of Slab Fork, West Virginia and was raised in the nearby town of Beckley. He was the youngest of six children. Go to and wish him a happy birthday! “Like” me on Facebook at […]