Just like previous years, Tito will play his annual Summer shows at the Blue Note in Tokyo, Japan. This year he is scheduled to perform shows from August 1st til August 4th. He plays two shows on August 1st, 2nd and 3rd at 5.30 and 8.45pm. The shows on Saturday Augist 4th start at 4.30 and 8.00pm.
Genevieve and her best friend Deja Riley are teaming up as the Geek Squad and announce their webseries. Check out their first video and stay yuned for more Geek Squad action to come!
BBC Radio’s Pat Marsh covered Yashi's foundation People of Poetry (POP), the fundraiser, and dedication in also helping those with mental health challenges cope with their symptoms using creative written expression, namely poetry. Here’s the link and remember to scroll to 49:30 secs!
The birthdays of Taj (August 4), Taryll (August 8) and TJ (July 16) are coming up soon and you can leave your messages for them at http://happybirthday3t.tumblr.com. When you have a Tumblr or join Tumblr, don't forget to follow jacksonsource.tumblr.com, 3tmemories.tumblr.com and austinbrownfans.tumblr.com.
Austin was one of BET's Music Matters artsits and did a showcase performance at the Creative Artists Agency on July 2, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. His grandmother Katherine, mom Rebbie, dad Nathaniel, sister Yashi and aunt La Toya were at the show in support of Austin. Backstage Austin and Tommy met with their idol Stedvie Wonder who also came out to the showcase.
Harper Collins Publishers have also releaesed the You Are Not Alone: Michael Through A Brother’s Eyes Photo Slideshow (Jackson photos app) in which Jermaine takes us on an intimate journey through the stories behind this fascinating selection of photos of his brother Michael. The pictures chart the Jackson's incredible lives, from humble origins to the global stardom which had them mixing with entertainment's elite, including Diana Ross, Fred Astaire and Muhammad Ali. The story continues through to Michaels untimely & tragic end, to which Jermaine pays moving tribute.
Soultrain.com presents today's Music Monday with Austin Brown his newest single “Colorful Tambourines” . The song is a retro ride right down the Soul Train line all the way to the late 70s early 80s. Austin laces the track with his silky falsetto and just a hint of his Uncle Michael’s influence, and infuses an eclectic mix like a kaleidoscope that will have you dancing or wanting to throw on a pair of skates and hit the nearest roller rink. The song is multi-faceted like a prism; no matter what angle you hold it, you’ll see–or, in this case, hear–something different every time you push play.
Austin performed at an exclusive pre-BET Awards celebration hosted by producer Jermaine Dupri in honor of Austin being BET's Music Matter Artist. Austin also walked the red carpet of the BET Awards.