Lil Kim – Through the Fire

Lil Kim is the most popular female rapper in history. Her crossover appeal was cemented earlier this year with her stint on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars. Yet after four popular studio albums under her belt, the respect and appreciation for her talent is nowhere Read More …

Ashthon Jones – Above Adversity [and to American Idol]

BEfore her current rise to stardom as an American Idol, BE Magazine’s Jason Dinsmore sat down with then-BE Up Next artist Ashthon Jones as she was building her career into what it is today. Check out this interview from our archives originally published May 18, Read More …

Sheryl Lee Ralph – Legendary Quests

When we think of a legend three words come to mind – Sheryl Lee Ralph.  Born in Waterbury, Connecticut, raised in Jamaica and Long Island, New York, Sheryl Lee Ralph has done numerous and countless things in her career thus far. In 1973, Sheryl Lee Ralph Read More …