advice

For this Get Up Poll, parents called in and gave their best tips on raising children. One man, a single parent to a young boy and girl, calls in a says he always tells his kids, “it’s easy to be nothing.” One woman notes how much she hates witnessing mothers out in public cussing out […]

Damon Little came through the “Get Up!” studio to hang out and chat with Erica Campbell and GRIFF about his gorgeous and powerful song, “I Won’t Be Defeated.” He talks about his quite legendary musical upbringing, and tells the story of the life-altering open heart surgery that inspired the song. Plus, he talks about the […]

In this edition of the Ericaism, Erica Campbell shares a personal tip she implements in communicating with her husband and keeping her marriage strong. She explains that the instinct with loved ones and difficult conversations is to avoid saying the things that are hard to say. But, as it turns out, those are the most […]

In this edition of the Ericaism, Erica Campbell talks about the wisdom she heard from the elders in her church growing up, and later on in life, coming to understand the full gravity of that wisdom and what it meant. When we’re younger and we get advice from our elders, sometimes we right it off […]

In this Ericaism, Erica Campbell talks about combatting the urge to procrastinate. She says she connects procrastination with laziness and failure, and therefore tries to take her work so seriously that she steers away from the temptation to procrastinate. She makes sure she plans things, and surrounds herself with disciplined people who can help her […]

Taking a mother’s advice on the many issues in life we may face is not always a daughter’s first instinct. Growing up, many of us…

Never lend more than you can afford to give is good advice. The idea is that sometimes well-meaning people borrow money or items and when…

The Weirdest Sex Laws in the U.S Every once in a while we get the distinct pleasure of hearing about some whacked-out law that’s still on the books in America. We all snicker, wonder how the law got there in the first place, and then go back to ignoring the laws we find inconvenient. According to […]

Courtesy of: AC – Radio One Detroit, KissDetroit.com Detroit’s own KEM took time to speak with the youth at Covenant House. As you may know, Covenant House provides services to homeless and runaway youth. During his time there he gave the youth and the adults one of the best pieces of advice. Watch the video […]

Gayle King recently spoke with Academy Award-winning actress Whoopi Goldberg on The Gayle King Show just before this year’s ceremony. All day, we’ve been asked what we thought of the big show then we decided to turn it over to each of you. Watch below as Gayle discusses the title of “Oscar host” with the […]

Aretha Franklin is finally speaking out about Fantasia boycotting this year’s Grammy Awards. We received an exclusive statement from Aretha’s publicist stating that she was “sorry” the American Idol winner didn’t make the show and she also offered some advice to Fantasia: “I was sorry to hear that Fantasia was upset because she did not […]

Woman are always in a rush to declare someone their “man” or “boyfriend”. After a few dates, we quickly determine that the guy has everything we are looking for, and immediately go on a mission to make things official. Why are we in a rush? Could it be that once we meet a guy and […]