Get Up! Mornings with Erica Campbell sets a new bar for syndicated morning programming. From the range of music styles to powerful interviews; and from the lively features to the fresh approach on news and listener engagement, award-winning gospel music singer and reality TV star, Erica Campbell creates a high-energy experience for listeners to start every day in FAITH, with LOVE and having JOY. Both the comedic genius and news savvy of Erica’s co-hosts allow for a fun twist on the serious issues impacting the lives of listeners.
With nearly two decades in the music industry, Erica Campbell has repeatedly topped Billboard charts and won every music award possible as a member of the dynamic duo, Mary Mary and as a solo artist. A devoted wife and mother of three, Erica shares her life with the world on her televised reality show, Mary Mary. No stranger to the public-eye, the social media maven has over 2 million followers she personally engages daily with inspiration and pure fun.
Get Up! Mornings with Erica Campbell is the next natural progression of her career to extend her audience and share the life, music and inspiration that makes her – ERICA.
SOLOMON JONES IS an Essence bestselling author and award-winning journalist who has been featured nationally on NPR’s Morning Edition, CNN Headline News, in Essence magazine, and in a Verizon advertising campaign called Realize, which spotlighted entrepreneurs who overcame adversity to succeed.
Jones is currently an award-winning columnist for the Philadelphia Daily News and early midday host for Philadelphia’s Praise 107.9 hosting Your Voice from 10am – 12noon Monday – Saturday. He has also worked for 900 am WURD. In addition, he is a blogger and frequent on-air commentator for NPR-affiliate WHYY.
Jones began his professional writing career in 1993, penning articles for the Philadelphia Tribune while living at the Ridge Avenue Shelter. He graduated cum laude with a journalism B.A. from Temple University in 1997, and went on to be published in Essence, Newsday, the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Magazine, and the Philadelphia Weekly. His first novel, Pipe Dream, was published in 2001 by Random House. His subsequent novels include The Bridge, Ride or Die, Cream, Payback, The Last Confession, and The Gravedigger’s Ball. His eighth novel, The Dead Man’s Wife, was published in October 2012 by St. Martin’s Press.
Jones created Words on the Street, which partners educational, corporate, non-profit, and media entities to impact literacy through the power of writing. An instructor at the Philadelphia School District’s Parent University, Jones has served as spokesman for the district’s Read for Your Life program, served on the board of the Philadelphia Committee to End Homelessness, visited each of Philadelphia’s municipal prisons to promote reading, and served on the Community Advisory Board of The Doe Fund, an organization that helps homeless men reclaim their lives. Jones has also taught creative writing at Temple University.
Jones’s award-winning column, the Family Man, is published weekly in the Philadelphia Daily News. The column was selected in 2009 as Philadelphia’s best editorial column by the Society of Professional Journalists. Jones’s blog, the Philadelphia Experiment is published weekly on Newsworks.org.
A married father of three, Jones is a national voice on marriage and fatherhood. His parenting columns have been published by Essence magazine, and a pilot based on Jones’s award-winning Philadelphia Daily News column was optioned by NBC’s Peacock Productions. A recipient of the American Cities Foundation’s “Men Making A Difference” award, the Father’s Day Rally Committee’s “Father of the Year” award, the Knight Foundation’s “Black Male Leadership Award,” and Community College of Philadelphia’s “Distinguished Leadership Award,” Jones has written two books of family humor, and his Clear Channel radio commentaries on relationships and parenthood were produced as a 2005 CD called Wisdom. Jones lives in Philadelphia with his wife and two youngest children, and he is currently at work on his next novel.
Multiple Stellar Award Winner, Maurette Brown Clark, is one of Gospel music’s sweethearts. Originally from Long Island, New York, Maurette began her singing career with her family group. Throughout her formative years, she continued singing with choirs, groups, as well as studying classical piano.
Maurette’s first CD, How I Feel, was released in 1998 on Verity Records. This CD featured the radio friendly, “Breaking of Day” and earned her the Stellar Award for Best New Artist in 2000.
Her second CD, By His Grace, was released in 2002 on AIR Records, and featured her popular rendition of the praise and worship anthem, “I Just Want to Praise You.” This CD, as well, received a Gospel Music Workshop of America Gospel Excellence Award and two Stellar Award nominations. She was also nominated for a Dove Award for her participation in a remake of the Donnie McClurkin classic, “Stand,” featuring Marvin Sapp, Daryl Coley, and Helen Baylor.
Maurette’s third CD, entitled The Dream was released on AIR/Malaco Records in March 2007, and features the Billboard Gospel Singles Chart topping, “One God”, as well as “It Ain’t Over (Until God Says it’s Over)”. She was awarded the 2008 Stellar Award for Praise and Worship CD of the Year and her daughter Jada received the 2008 Stellar Award for Children’s Performance of the Year.
Releasing her fourth solo project, entitled The Sound of Victory, on AIR/Malaco, the first single, “I Hear the Sound of Victory”, became the Number 17 Gospel Song of the Year for 2012 according to Billboard Magazine. The second single, “Awesome God” has also become a favorite amongst praise teams across the country, securing her place as the Princess of Praise and Worship.
Never one to be stuck on titles, but excited about the next phase in her music ministry, Maurette released new music this past year. Her single “King Oh King” was released digitally on April 14, 2015 and received a great reception from radio and consumers alike. It topped the Billboard Gospel Singles Chart at #12 and she was able to perform it for the final season of the Bobby Jones Gospel Show on BET. She is looking forward to completing a full project soon.
She happily maintains her status as a member of Richard Smallwood’s choir, Vision, and again was featured on his latest project on the RCA Gospel label entitled, Anthology.
With all that she has been fortunate to accomplish, this singer/songwriter/producer/musician/wife and mom knows that with God, nothing is impossible and her life and music are a testimony to that fact. All the glory belongs to God.
Radio host, comedian, producer, speaker, and minister Willie Moore, Jr. is a visionary who is determined to
make a positive mark through music, media, and family entertainment. Willie Moore Jr. is a devoted husband
and father of three boys. He has impacted many through his media channels and opportunities to partner
with great ministries across the country including Joyce Meyer Ministries, Bishop Gary Macintosh of
Greenwood Christian Center, Bishop Dale C. Bronner’s Word of Faith Ministries and more.
As a recording artist, Moore consistently bridges the gap between the “street and the church.” Moore has graced stages around the world with music icons. Willie’s latest album “Best Of Both Worlds” debuted independently on 3 Billboard Charts and landed him on the Stellar Award Ballot.
Darlene McCoy, is an American radio host, gospel musician, singer, songwriter, actress, and Christian R&B recording artist.
In addition McCoy is a mother, author, mentor, entrepreneur, comedian, and speaker; she has made an iconic stamp in the gospel industry from the launch of her career in music keeping us eager for more.
She gained a loyal radio following as the mid-day host on Radio One Atlanta’s Multi-Stellar Award winning station Praise 102.5. Darlene McCoy has a bold and broad approach to controversial topics. She is spiritually centered with an undeniable anointing empowered to reach her listeners.