Cigna-HealthSpring Appoints Kwame Foucher, M.D., M.B.A. Senior Medical Director of Illinois Market

Cigna-HealthSpring, a Cigna company (NYSE:CI) and leading Medicare and Medicaid plan provider, announced the appointment of Kwame Foucher, M.D., M.B.A. as senior medical director at Cigna-HealthSpring of Illinois. In his role, Foucher will direct medical policy, establish and refine clinical standards, support physician relationships and oversee medical research to ensure Cigna-HealthSpring continues to deliver high Read More …

Nathan East Releases Debut Solo Album On Yamaha Entertainment Group March 25 with Guest Appearances by Michael McDonald, Sara Bareilles and More

Chances are, you’ve spent your whole life listening to Nathan East.  You just never knew it. Until now. A founding member of the chart-topping contemporary jazz group Fourplay, East was 16 years old when he got his first break and found himself on the road with Barry White.  The next time the phone rang, Quincy Read More …

Grammy’s Hall of Fame: 2014 Inductees

Continuing the tradition of preserving and celebrating great recordings, The Recording Academy announced 27 new additions to its legendary GRAMMY Hall of Fame. The list currently totals 960 and is on display at the GRAMMY Museum® at L.A. LIVE. Some of the latest inductees include songs from some of America’s most noted African American artists. Read More …

Two Giants Speak

[quote]“Never again shall it be that this beautiful land will experience the oppression of one by another and suffer the indignity of being the skunk of the world. Let freedom reign.” – Nelson Mandela[/quote] (Quite possibly, the two greatest collections of inspirational words spoken by men of African descent were Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Read More …

Soul Rebel: Frankie Parker Marks her Debut with “Breezy”

  The goal was a simple one: put journal entries to music. The part where music saves a soul or reveals to a group that they are not alone, well, that comes as a welcomed bonus. Chicago singer/songwriter, Frankie Parker’s art begins with storytelling. It is writing that has become her refuge, her therapy and Read More …

Chicago Artist Frankie Parker Album Release

  Raw. Real. Unadulterated. Chicagoan Frankie Parker delivers it all in the release of her anticipated debut album, “Breezy.” Fans of the soulful vocalist  and  songwriter have been stepping to her latest single, Peace, Love and Wine currently in rotation on Chicago’s 102.7 WVAZ. “Breezy”  is set to tell stories of the good, bad, and Read More …

Sounds & Grace: Lee England Jr.

Sometimes you come across talent so great that it puts you in a trance. A state of  “maaannnn, I wish I could do that!” But more so the present fact that this person, this artist, is capable of producing such creativity is mind –blowing and often I find myself being a proud observer – proud Read More …