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The drama continues to follow gospel singer Israel Houghton and his relationship with fiance Adrienne Bailon. Over the weekend rumors swirled that Houghton allegedly fathered two love children (he has four from his marriage) and now the Texas State Attorney General issuing the gospel singer for back and current child support. Houghton has admitted to […]

Just about everybody can look back into their childhood and recall the whooping that changed their life. Whether it was mom and dad, or maybe a grandparent or an auntie, the switch has been a staple in the black household for generations. In this edition of the Get Up Poll, these listeners call in and […]

In this edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, GRIFF shouts out one of his friends who got him in trouble for shoplifting when they were kids. This friend, Nigel, has gotten him in trouble for other things as well. GRIFF just found out that his friend Nigel is in jail. So GRIFF sends out a prayer to […]

Dr. Steve Perry is a former principal of Capital Preparatory Magnet School in Hartford Connecticut, a school that sees 100% of its predominantly low-income students off to four year institutions. Dr. Steve Perry is revolutionizing education in America. He says it is a blessing when you have the opportunity to help a child discover who […]

For this Get Up Poll, Erica Campbell and GRIFF ask listeners this important question: when is the right time to send your kids out of the house and into the world? In a time when even the vast majority of recent college graduates move back home, the answer to such a question is certainly not […]

In this edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, GRIFF was inspired by Erica Campbell‘s thoughts  about “the good stuff.” He launches into a prayer of gratitude for the “good stuff,” reminiscing about the simpler times, when imagination was employed in order to create things to play with as kids. He talks about these simpler times in contrast […]

In this edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, GRIFF comes to God in a “grateful spirit” now that school has started and the kids are out of the house and in their classrooms! He laments about his house full of children and empty of food over the summer, and how much he looks forward to the days […]

In this edition of Joy Living, Erica Campbell talks about how people often mislabel joy. While it is a synonym for happiness, it doesn’t necessarily mean all smiles and rainbows. Joy is also strength. “Your circumstance should not dictate your level of joy,” Erica says. She tells an adorable story about her four-year-old daughter, Zaya, […]

In this edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, GRIFF is struck with gratefulness for the old school moms out there, who worried about every little thing, so their children would stay presentable at any age, and grow up to be good men and women. He talks about the moms that greased up their kids before they got […]

Summertime always seems so short. We spend most of the year looking forward to the warm weather & beach season, but for some people, by the end of August they are really itching for September. And that’s mainly because they are tired of their children and their children’s friends running around the house. In today’s […]