Written by | Ray Cornelius 

Check out my exclusive interview with Grammy winning music legend—Miss Patti LaBelle! #UPFRONT caught up with the in demand singer to chat about her first jazz album, Bel Hommage.  She also talks about her song selection process and why she waiting so long to release this project. Miss Patti also opens up about her new book, Desserts LaBelle Soulful Sweets to Sing About and tells a heart touching story about her Redemptive Red Velvet Cake.

#UPFRONT also catches up with Gil Robertson, President of the African American Film Critics Association. (AFFCA). The organization is gearing up for its Annual Synergy Awards where they will honor filmmaker and super producer Rob Hardy. Robertson also talks about his new children’s book, Book Of Black Heroes Political Leaders Past and Present and much more.

#UPFRONT Inside Atlanta Entertainment Industry is 30-minute radio magazine that features one-on-one interviews with all of the major players and behind-the-scenes superstars that make Georgia the new “Entertainment Capital.” It airs every Saturday morning at 9 a.m. on Jazz 91.9 WCLK and his hosted by yours truly, Ray Cornelius.

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