SHOW HIGHLIGHTS
Wed, Feb 13, 2013
Big Changes in GED 2013/2014

Issues & Artists will interview James T. Edwards, Director of Cook County GED Program.

Sat Oct 13, 2012
WVON - Sexy Inc Promotion

Issues & Artists will interview Phaze Promotions and Sexy, Inc. at Business Networking Event.

Wed, Sept 12, 2012
This Gun's for Hire

Issues & Artists will interview Author, Terrence Howard about his book and his life as a Chicago street cop for 25 years.

Wed, Aug 8, 2012
Chicago's Blues Legends

Issues & Artists will interview Vance Kelly & Band and famous blues musican Big LLOU.

Wed, May 2 2012
DYING TO TEACH: The Killing of Mary Eve Thorson"

Issues & Artists will interview documentary filmmaker Myra Richardson and workplace bullying expert Judy Skorek.

Sun, Feb 26, 2012
African-American Reunion

Issues & Artists is proud to cover the Black History Month Celebration dedicated to African-American men and women serving in our Military. This dynamic show, filmed on location, will include live performances by I&A's own host Joyce Renee Walker. Click here for more details.

Sat, Feb 11, 2012
CMA Post Show

Join us at the Roots Room for this special on-location post show featuring live performances and interviews from several of the hottest 2012 Chicago Awards Music nominees. View photos from the interview.

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VOTE TODAY FOR JOYCE RENEE & THE JK CONNECTION BAND

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CONGRATULATIONS to Joyce Renee Walker & the JK Connection Band for their Chicago Music Awards Nomination for Most Outstanding Band or Group.

Please vote Joyce Walker & the JK Connection Band by visiting the Chicago Music Awards website and selecting pull down option number 30. More details are this exciting nomination forth coming. Click the nominating graphic above to view the CMA nomination ballot in PDF format.



Issues & Artists Interviews Sexy Inc. at WVON Radio Station
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Watch is this incredible and informative interview with Issues & Artists, host Joyce Renee Walker and Sexy Inc at the WVON Radio Station networking event

Televised Air Dates for this Show on CAN-TV Channel 19, are: Friday, November 9, 2012 @ 5:00PM CST and Sunday, November 11, 2012 @ 12 Noon CST. For additional information about the show and author contact Ruth Wilson c/o Graphiclite, Inc. at (312) 924-2814.



Issues & Artists Interviews Author, Terrance Howard
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Watch is this incredible and informative interview with Issues & Artists, host Joyce Renee Walker and Mr. Terrance Howard about his experience as a Chicago street cop, learn what inspired him to write about his experiences and remedies on how to curb the violence that plagues Chicago communities today.

Televised Air Dates for this Show on CAN-TV Channel 19, are: Friday, September 28, 2012 @ 5:00PM CST and Sunday, September 30, 2012 @ 12 Noon CST. For additional information about the show and author contact Ruth Wilson c/o Graphiclite, Inc. at (312) 924-2814.



Issues & Artists Interviews Blues artists Vance Kelly & Big LLOU
View additional photos from the CAN-TV interview in the Photo Gallery

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They Call Him Big Llou.... Known as the voice of the “Ten Commandments of the Blues” on B.B. King’s Bluesville, because he weights 300 pounds and can belt out tunes like none other than Barry White, this awesome Chicago Blues artist will be intereviewed by Issues & Artists, host Joyce Renee Walker. This segment will reveal details about Big Llou's career in the Blues industry and what forth coming for him in the future. Read more about Big Llou.



The making of a legend -- Vance Kelly & The Backstreet Blues Band, recognized all over the world is still producing great music and performing in the Chicago area. From the Blues Festivals to Kingston Mines, you can enjoy the sounds of this fantastic blues band just about any night of the week. Issues and Artists, Joyce Renee is honored to feature an exclusive interview with Vance and the band on August 8th. Stay tune as this they will close the show down with an awesome performance. Learn more about this incredible blues band on Vance Kelly's website.


Issues & Artists Interviews Chicago Filmmaker Myra Richardson
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Issues & Artists Live at the African American Family Reunion
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2012 CMA Artist Ramaj talks with Joyce Renee Walker
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Continuing to celebrate Issues & Artists 5th year anniversary, host Joyce Renee Walker is honored to interview singer Ramaj, CMA nominee about his new album Supernatural. Read more about Ramaj of Pure Heart Productions at Rama J Music

Joyce also speaks with Kingdom Millionaire producer Don J about his phenomenal new album Dream Movement. Don J will share insights about the music business and the benefits of being a music producer. Learn more about this incredible producer at Don J Music

Join us at the Roots Room on Foster & Kimball, Saturday February 11, 7:00P.M. for live performances and interviews with Ramaj, Troy D, and Dainjah Rus.

CMA - Master Musician and Performer Troy D
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Superstar Troy D performs and graces us with a live interview about his experience at the Chicago Music Awards. Troy D is hot on the international music scene and his hottest summer songs have reigned on Vancouver's, AMA Hits for 24 weeks! At one time he's held 5 songs in the Top 11. Check out more about Troy by visiting his website at Troy Darnell.com

CMA- Reggae Artist Dainjah Rus Blowing Up
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Jamaican. Born and raised. Die hard to the music and its fans. A legend in the making. Music frees my mind and captivates my soul!!! "Rebel Music"

Get the latest buzz about Dainjah Rus at Reverb Nation Dainjah Rus

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CHICAGO MUSIC AWARDS
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Chicago (December 14, 2011) -- A powerful line-up that includes a Grammy Award-winning musician that promises to make the 31st annual Chicago Music Awards one of the most exciting to date.