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Travis Greene came through to the Get Up! studio and chatted with GRIFF and Erica Campbell about his powerful song, “Made A Way.” He recalls where he was spiritually when he was writing the song, which carries so much spirit and emotion in it. Travis says that the song was “more prophetic than a reflection,” […]

In this edition of Faith Walking, Erica Campbell talks about dismissing those negative things from your life instead of claiming them. She reads from a scripture that instructs us to “call those things that be not as thought they were.” So even when we are wrestling with negative things; sickness, doubt, regret, or whatever else […]

In this edition of the Ericaism, Erica Campbell explains that nobody should regulate you more than you regulate you. By that she means that any positive change or transformation that you want to happen, no matter how big or small, starts with you! It starts with speaking life over you life, and believing that what […]

In this edition of the Ericaism, Erica Campbell notes that the entertainment industry tends to pit people against each other. News outlets and tabloids might try to find the littlest bit of dirt to soil a reputation, people can be judgemental and harbor negative emotions towards each other, Erica herself has dealt with being bashed […]

Israel Houghton came into the studio to hang with Erica Campbell and GRIFF! He talked about collaborating with Tye Tribbett on his latest project, and how much fun they had working together. Israel talks about his start and how he continues to garner the strength each day to face his most difficult challenges. Plus, Israel […]

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 edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, he talks about being inspired by a man he saw playing whack-a-mole at Laguardia Airport. As the game went on, the man kept getting frustrated and just started whacking indiscriminately, which didn’t solve his problems. GRIFF saw, in this moment, a metaphor applicable to his life. He also saw […]

In this edition of Faith Walking, Erica Campbell recalls being on the “Still Something Better” tour with Bebe & Cece Winans. She says her favorite thing about the tour was being able to get advice from Cece about balancing her career with her family and personal life. Cece said the best way to answer these […]

From  the streets of  the south side of Chicago to hip-hop legacy, Common shares his thoughts on the importance of valuing your life. ” ]

Famed actress Betty White has quickly made her rounds this week to nearly ever talk show there is on TV these days. She’s still moving strong and has the most interesting things to say at her age about everything from real romance to her successful entertainment career. The noted star of the hit TV series […]

Tavis Smiley called into the TJMS this morning to promote his new book, “Fail Up”. The book is a recollection of failed life experiences Tavis says he overcame – each one being a major life lesson learned and an opportunity overall where he built upon them in his personal and professional development. RELATED LINKS: Tavis […]

Oprah Winfrey clearly believes that we have a real problem in this country: people are so fixated on their 9-5 jobs, they’ve lost focus of their 5 p.m. to 9 a.m. jobs — their families. Watch as Oprah takes a moment out of her own busy schedule and appropriately introduces Kidnapped by the Kids, a […]