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Southern University Spring Fest 2019 Featuring DaniLeigh!

Southern University Spring Fest 2019 Featuring DaniLeigh!

DaniLeigh will be taking over Southern University and the Capitol City on Thursday, March 28 at the SU F.G. Clark Activity Center. Doors open at 6pm and show starts at 7pm. If you go to SU, its FREE with a current & valid student ID. Non-students, CLICK HERE TO BUYMore

Southern University Spring Fest 2019 Featuring Summer Walker!

Southern University Spring Fest 2019 Featuring Summer Walker!

  Summer Walker will be taking over Southern University and the Capitol City on Thursday, March 28 at the SU F.G. Clark Activity Center. Doors open at 6pm and show starts at 7pm. If you go to SU, its FREE with a current & valid student ID. Non-students, CLICK HERE TO BUYMore

Acadiana Running of the Ducks

Acadiana Running of the Ducks

The 29th Annual Great Acadiana Running of the Ducks is here! Adopt a Duck for $5 and enter to win some incredible prizes including a 2019 Nissan Altima from Giles Automotive.  Race Day is Wed. April 10 at Red Lerille’s. Go to www.RunningoftheDucks.com for adoption locations, to adopt a duck online or for more information. Proceeds benefit the…More

KNEK Internship Opportunities

KNEK Internship Opportunities

*Now Accepting Applications For the Spring 2019 Semester* If your Interested in the world of radio or just curious about radio and want a more in depth grasp on it, Magic 104.7 KNEK is looking for New interns for the upcoming semester! We are looking for dedicated hard working individuals who are looking to learn…More

Magic Groove Cruise 2019!!!

Magic Groove Cruise 2019!!!

  Prices Starting at $366 per person!! You must book through Travel Machine in order to gain access to private performances. Call Travel Machine TODAY to get the best stateroom! (337) 981-7870 / info@travelmachine.net CRUISE DESCRIPTION    Get ready for fun and sun on board Royal Caribbean’s Liberty of the Seas! Join Magic 104.7 for…More

“The Community Hour” KNEK Magic 104.7

“The Community Hour” KNEK Magic 104.7

"The Community Hour" KNEK Magic 104.7Host- Kenneth Keep'em Talkin Boudreaux, Every Sunday at 11am, one hour live call in talk show.Featuring guest from various disciplines including butMore

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Don’t Let Sickness Stop You

Don’t Let Sickness Stop You

Everyone gets sick, it’s the ones who keep going that succeed. Yes, if you are contagious or seriously ill that is the time to stay home but just because you are not physically at work does not mean you cannot be there mentally. Think of ways that you can continue to excel while you are…More

Readers are Leaders

Readers are Leaders

For the year of 2019 I plan on reading 40 books. Reading opens your mind to new creative thoughts and ideas. It broadens your vocabulary and helps you to become more knowledgeable. The ones who read often lead. Join me, you too should try and read more! Maybe not 40 books, but start somewhere and…More

Preform a Random Act of Kindness

Preform a Random Act of Kindness

When was the last time you did something nice for a stranger? Pay it forward? Gave a random person a compliment? Life is too short, do a random act of kindness. When you show others in the world that even strangers can have a good heart it gives people a sense of comfort, comfort that…More

Write Down Your Goals

Write Down Your Goals

We are continuously moving and working to get things done, but being a hard worker can mean that your goals get put on the back-burner or you forget you even have goals at all. Write down your goals that way you can visualize and go through the motions of creating and realizing what your goals…More

Don’t Be Afraid

Don’t Be Afraid

People do not accomplish or participate in acts because something is holding them back and that something is almost always fear. Fear of losing, fear of rejection, fear of pain, and so much more. Fear helps us from doing things that could potentially be dangerous but it also keeps us from expanding and reaching out…More

Spoil Yourself

Spoil Yourself

With the busy lives that we tend to lead it becomes difficult to pay attention to ourselves. Most people also have others that they have to care for, causing them to put others before themselves. But if you do not stop and make time for yourself then you cannot be there to make others happy…More

Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone

Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone

It is always nice to get into a groove and become comfortable with what you are doing, but you never want to become too comfortable. There is no winning inside your comfort zone. In order to achieve, you have to try new things. Continue to push yourself to do things that you’ve always thought of…More

Stop Complaining Horizontally

Stop Complaining Horizontally

Sometimes you run into problems in the workplace, which we tend to complain about. The issue lies on who do you complain to? In order to receive any results you have to stop complaining horizontally. Stop voicing your issues to people on the same level as you. If you want something changed you have to…More

Don’t Share Your Moves

Don’t Share Your Moves

It is okay to have friends in the workplace but you shouldn’t share your secrets. Don’t tell people your moves because that is how you stay at the level you are already at. If everyone is doing what you do then there will be no way to rise to the top. Keep your moves to…More

Be Kind to Everyone

Be Kind to Everyone

Everyone has bad days but that does not mean that you can take it out on others. Be kind to everyone, you don’t know what they are going through. You never know exactly what goes on when you are not around someone; you don’t know their struggle. Next time you consider being rude or unkind…More

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Roseanne, who? ‘The Conners’ renewed for Season 2

Roseanne, who? ‘The Conners’ renewed for Season 2

“The Conners” are sticking around. The “Roseanne” spin-off on Friday officially received a second season order from ABC, a move that was not unexpected. Despite the controversy that led to its creation, “The Conners” was a solid performer for ABC in its freshman season, averaging 9.5 million viewers and coming in as the season’s No.…More

The Obamas congratulate A-Rod and J-Lo

The Obamas congratulate A-Rod and J-Lo

Talk about the ultimate engagement gift. Alex Rodriguez shared an intimate note of congratulations from none other than former President Barack Obama on Friday. The note was addressed to Rodriguez and his fiancé, Jennifer Lopez. “Michelle and I just wanted to congratulate you on your engagement,” the handwritten letter read. “After 26 years together, we…More

Amy Poehler is ready for a ‘Parks and Recreation’ reboot

Amy Poehler is ready for a ‘Parks and Recreation’ reboot

Amy Poehler is down for a “Parks and Recreation” reboot. The cast of the hit show came together Thursday night at the PaleyFest to celebrate their 10th anniversary and that’s where Poehler revealed it’s simply a matter of when. “Mike Schur is currently working on about five shows,” Poehler told Variety. “Whenever Mike is ready,…More

R. Kelly puts his request to work abroad on hold

R. Kelly puts his request to work abroad on hold

R. Kelly on Friday put the brakes on his request for a judge’s permission to travel abroad while he awaits trial on felony sex abuse charges — but only so that he can amend the request with fuller information, his attorneys said. Dressed in a dark suit, Kelly made a brief appearance at a status…More

Emilia Clarke reveals she underwent two life-saving brain surgeries

Emilia Clarke reveals she underwent two life-saving brain surgeries

Emilia Clarke revealed on Thursday that she has undergone two brain surgeries in the last eight years. The “Games of Thrones” star made the revelation in a story she wrote for the New Yorker. She said her health problems began in 2011. “My trainer had me get into the plank position, and I immediately felt…More

Neil deGrasse Tyson returning to TV after misconduct investigation

Neil deGrasse Tyson returning to TV after misconduct investigation

Astrophysicist and author Neil deGrasse Tyson is returning to television following accusations of inappropriate behavior, which he denied. Fox and Nat Geo announced in a statement that they have concluded their investigation into the allegations of sexual misconduct that were first published in November by Patheos, a religion and spirituality website. “The investigation is complete,…More

Jordan Peele and the art of being unapologetically black

Jordan Peele and the art of being unapologetically black

Call it revenge of the “blerds.” Jordan Peele, a self-proclaimed “black nerd” who helped to popularize the term as part of the comedy duo Key and Peele, is boldly going where no black man has gone before by conquering the horror film genre. His sophomore film, “Us,” is out Friday to rave reviews and early…More

Amy Schumer on why she revealed her husband’s autism diagnosis

Amy Schumer on why she revealed her husband’s autism diagnosis

Amy Schumer is hopeful that at some point being diagnosed with autism will be no big deal. The comedian/actress appeared on Wednesday night’s episode of “Late Night with Seth Meyers” and discussed why she chose to go public with her husband Chris Fischer’s diagnosis of high-functioning autism spectrum disorder. Schumer opened up about it in…More

Lee Daniels opens up on ‘Empire’ team’s ‘pain’ and ‘sadness’

Lee Daniels opens up on ‘Empire’ team’s ‘pain’ and ‘sadness’

Lee Daniels is speaking out about what life has been like on “Empire” during the Jussie Smollett controversy. Smollett, who stars as Jamal Lyon on the show, has pleaded not guilty to charges related to allegations that he staged a hate crime in Chicago and filed a false police report. The actor has been indicted…More

Jessica Simpson welcomes new daughter

Jessica Simpson welcomes new daughter

Jessica Simpson is a mom again. The singer and designer, who is married to former NFL player Eric Johnson, welcomed a new daughter on March 19, Simpson announced on Twitter. She said her daughter, named Birdie Mae Johnson, weighed in at 10 pounds, 13 ounces. The couple, who married in 2014, have two other children,…More

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Hughley TV: Ray J Needs His Own Infomercial [VIDEO]

Hughley TV: Ray J Needs His Own Infomercial [VIDEO]

Who would have guessed that Ray J would go from playing the knucklehead Dorian on “Moesha” to becoming a boss in the tech field. The California native stopped by the D.L. Hughley Show to discuss all of his projects… and trust us there’s a lot. Learn about them ALL above! The D.L. Hughley Show airs weeknights on…More

Gary Clark Jr. Is Confronting Racism With ‘This Land’

Gary Clark Jr. Is Confronting Racism With ‘This Land’

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Gary Clark Jr. has created a lot of conversation with “This Land,” the provocative first song off his latest album that shares the same name. In the angry blues-rock song, he recounts racial epithets hurled his way and other racist taunts before he defiantly asserts that he too is “America’s son.”…More

Papa John’s Scores Shaq To Help Revive Its Image

Papa John’s Scores Shaq To Help Revive Its Image

NEW YORK (AP) — Papa John’s has a new pitchman: Shaquille O’Neal. The chain says basketball Hall of Famer will appear on TV commercials and promote Papa John’s in other ways. He will also join the company’s board of directors and invest in nine of its restaurants in the Atlanta area. Papa John’s is trying…More

16-Year-Old Accepted Into 9 Law Schools [VIDEO]

16-Year-Old Accepted Into 9 Law Schools [VIDEO]

Via Bossip: Another brilliant Black girl will make you deeply assess what you’re doing with your life. According to Texas Lawyer, Haley Taylor Schlitz is a 16-year-old who’s already on track to graduate with an associate’s degree AND a bachelor’s degree in May. Her next stop is law school, and she’s already gotten accepted into nine…More

R. Kelly’s Trip To Dubai Off For Now As Contracts Reworked

R. Kelly’s Trip To Dubai Off For Now As Contracts Reworked

CHICAGO (AP) — An overseas trip by R. Kelly is in limbo after his attorney asked a judge Friday for more time to provide details to the court about up to five concerts the R&B singer wants to perform next month in Dubai. A Chicago pretrial hearing only briefly touched on a defense motion asking…More

Harris To Visit Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church In Atlanta

Harris To Visit Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church In Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is set to speak Sunday at the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, where Martin Luther King Jr. once occupied the pulpit. Other 2020 presidential hopefuls, including fellow senators Cory Booker of New Jersey, Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, have spoken at Ebenezer…More

NeNe Leakes Questions If Gregg’s Cancer Is ‘Payback’ For Cheating On Her [Watch]

NeNe Leakes Questions If Gregg’s Cancer Is ‘Payback’ For Cheating On Her [Watch]

NeNe Leakes opened up about being her husband’s caretaker as he battles stage 3 colon cancer. In a new video titled “Nene Leakes: My Thoughts and Opinions…Ladies Night Comedy Tour!” — which she posted Sunday on her Life of Nene YouTube account, Leakes questioned if Gregg’s illness is “payback” for all the times he cheated on her, PEOPLE reports. “There’s…More

DL’s Top 10 Things That Cost More For Women Than Men

DL’s Top 10 Things That Cost More For Women Than Men

For some reason there are a number of products that cost more for women than they do for men. Why? We don’t exactly know. But we can let you know what a few of those things are! One is deodorant…maybe women sweat more? Also razors cost more for women, probably because companies try to make…More

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