2017

BE MAD ENOUGH TO VOTE! The City of Charlotte is holding elections for mayor and city council in 2017. Early voting for the September 12 primary begins TODAY!  Mayor Jennifer Roberts, who was elected mayor in November 2015, is running for re-election. Roberts will be challenged in the Democratic primary by Councilwoman Vi Lyles, State […]

It’s 2017! After a long, crazy 2016, we made it through to the new year. As Erica Campbell & GRIFF celebrate, Erica asks GRIFF what his New Year’s resolutions are for 2017, but his answer isn’t quite what Erica was expecting. GRIFF explains why he doesn’t believe in doing New Year’s resolutions, and what he […]

The nominees for the 2017 Golden Globes have been announced In the category for television, newcomers Issa Rae’s Insecure and Donald Glover‘s Atlanta both received nods and steady favorites Tracee Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson of ABC’s sitcom black-ish. In film, Moonlight, was nominated for Best Motion Picture and Best Score. Denzel Washington and Viola Davis both received noms […]

The nominees have been announced for the 2017 Grammy Awards. In the gospel categories, newcomers Jekalyn Carr and Todd Dulaney contrast veterans Shirley Caesar and Kirk Franklin’s presence on the list. The Grammy Awards will air live on CBS on Sunday, Feb. 12 at 8 p.m. ET. James Corden will host the event, which will […]

A formal announcement is expected tomorrow to announce that Charlotte has won a bid to host the 2017 NBA All Star Weekend. Read: John P. Kee Takes CIAA Fans To Church! (Video) To increase our chances in being selected, last fall the city agreed to pay for the bulk of $40 million in improvements made […]