God’s Love

Greetings, Do you know how much God loves you? Have you ever looked up at the stars at night and tried to count them all? Do you ever try to picture the face that put each star in its place? Have you ever tried to picture the face that knows you are looking up toRead More

Black Music Month

June is Black Music Month….In Celebration, here’s a statement from DoubleXXposures CEO Mr. Angelo Ellerbee BLACK MUSIC MONTH PERSPECTIVEHow can we celebrate, in one month, music with toots extending from the call and response messages of slavery, through the empowerment era of the civil rights movement, into the mainstream industry of today? We cannot. JustRead More

“Finding Chris My Father” by Vincent Ellis White

 According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 24 million children in America – 1-3 live in biological father-absent homes. Nine in ten Americans agree this is a crisis. Due to the “father factor”, affecting most of the social issues in America today-from police brutality, to youth delinquency and academic failures-breakdowns in the system have become allRead More


KENDALL A. MINTER, ESQ.  , an alum of Cornell University (B.A.) and Cornell University School of Law (J.D.), is an internationally renowned entertainment attorney with over 35 years of experience.  Minter & Associates, LLC. is a boutique law firm which represents a diverse international clientele in the areas of entertainment, corporate, intellectual property, sports andRead More

Jermaine Mickey

The time is finally here.  II D Extremes’ very own Jermaine Mickey has embraced the music industry once again.  Jermaine achieved great success with the MCA R & B group reaching gold for their first self-entitled project.  Their first single “Cry No More” grew rapidly on the Billboard reaching the top 5.  Jermaine’s television andRead More

David Pic Conley

Taking a leap of faith Conley began his professional career when he moved to Los Angeles with David Townsend. It was there he joined the group Port Authority in 1976. After an un-released record with 20th Century Records Conley left the group to join Mandrill in 1977. In 1978 he made his television debut withRead More

Yik Yak

Across The Fader recently met with the creators of Yik Yak during their Ride The Yak 2015 Spring Campus Tour. For those unfamiliar, Yik Yak is an anonymous social media app. It is available for iOS and Android and it allows people anonymously to create and view “Yaks” within a 10 mile radius. It differsRead More

Lenny Williams

The ultimate soul crooner, Oakland, California native Lenny Williams possesses one of the most distinctive voices in contemporary music.  With his rich, passionate vocal style, he is rightfully regarded as one of R & B’s most influential soul men.  Williams began his musical career making records that have subsequently become R & B and Pop classics,Read More

Cynthia Holiday

She’s not Billie, not Judy, not Jennifer, not Carmen, not Nancy, it’s Cynthia Holiday! Cynthia Holiday is a real crowd pleaser and her renditions of straight-ahead jazz, blues and pop standards are full of swing, improvisation and soul. Clearly, singing live before an audience is where she feels most comfortable. Kevin Mahogany says, “I met Cynthia manyRead More

MittsFits: Level 1 Curriculum

Upcoming events, seminars, and information for MittsFits will be posted here on AcrossTheFader.ORG regularly.  Be apart of the functional movement personal training program designed to combine the strength, power, coordination, and speed of the professional fighter with the body awareness and versatility of a decathlete. Below is a downloadable .PDF file of the MittsFits programRead More