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BOSTON (AP) — Kevin Durant called it a masterpiece. The Celtics called it an unacceptable collapse. The Brooklyn Nets were just happy it ended up as a victory. Ohio native Caris LeVert, a cousin to Eddie, Sean and Gerald Levert,  scored 37 of his career-high 51 points in the fourth quarter and overtime to help […]

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The O’Jays have dropped the music video for their latest single, “Stand Up (Show Love),” the third release from their forthcoming final studio album, “The Last Word.” As noted by ebony.com, the track was produced by soul singer Betty Wright, Steven Greenberg, Mike Mangini and Sam Hollander. The album is the group’s first musical project in two […]

Camryn Levert, daughter of the late Gerald Levert, has been singing since she was five. Now she’s 20 and has released a single dedicated to her father titled ‘I Miss You.’ Camryn remembers a time when she sang for her father and when she was finished he said “you know what, we might have something […]

Eddie Levert had the honor of being friends with the Queen of Soul. He remembers her as being a humble person and having an indescribable presence. “Aretha Just has this thing where you automatically call her your majesty,” her presence demanded respect, he said. Her voice was so powerful that, “she could sing Mickey Mouse and […]

Eddie Levert and Dennis Edwards were competitors and close friends over the years in their amazing singing careers. Levert remembers his friend and all the good times they shared together. Tom recalled all the times when Levert and Edwards would try to out sing each other backstage. “You guys tried to out sing each other […]

The Tom Joyner Foundation is presenting dinner with Eddie Levert and a private reception with Raheem DeVaughn as part of the Fantasy Package on the 2018 Fantastic Voyage! Picture it, you, your family and Eddie Levert having dinner together on the cruise! Or kicking it with singer Raheem DeVaughn! Fantasy Packages are out, so be sure to […]

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R&B group The O’Jays are decrying the use of their song “Love Train” during the Republican National Convention, including a version remixed as “Trump Train,” without the consent of the band. Founding members Eddie Levert and Walter Williams said in a statement Thursday that they were asked to appear at the convention in Cleveland, but […]

  Eddie Levert has seen both pain and triumph in his life. The legendary soul singer, now 73, tragically lost both of his sons, Gerald and Sean Levert some years ago. Levert is heading to the Newark Symphony Hall for a  performance of Baby Hold On To Me on Friday, May 29 at  8 p.m., which pays […]

Eddie Levert performed his smash hit ‘Family Reunion’ live at the 2014 Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion, where he will also host the Bid Whist tournament! Click the link above to hear the entire interview and performance!