Metro Detroit Author Launches Blog Talk Radio Tour

October 14, 2010

DETROIT, MICH. – Mon., October 11, 2010 – Metro Detroit author Eddie Connor Jr. is setting out to take Blog Talk Radio by storm as he launches the “Purposed to Persevere” Blog Talk Radio Tour. Connor will embark on a weeklong adventure, Oct.10th -16th empower listeners to reach their full potential, to persevere and to overcome life’s obstacles.

The power packed week of inspiration and hope will feature some of the best and uprising Blog Talk Radio stations on “The 4th Quarter Comeback with Myles Miller” kicked off the tour on Oct. 10th airing at 6:00 p.m. EST. “Purposed To Persevere” will make stops today, Oct.11th with Mindshift Radio with host, Ms. Emeri and Billie Miller at 10:00 p.m. EST; Oct. 13th with The Motown Writers/Michigan Literacy Network with host Corinne Frontiero; Oct. 15th with Contend the Faith hosted by Evangelist Arlynda Thompson at 10:00 p.m. EST and ending on Oct.16th with Redemption Praise with host, Elder Patrick Lancaster at 11:00 am PST.

The “Purposed to Persevere” Blog Talk Radio Tour is inspired by Connor’s first book entitled, “ Purposefully Prepared To Persevere,” in which Connor shares in-depth the struggles, trials and tribulations he faces as he discovers he’s been diagnosed with cancer at the age of 15. The book highlights the transformation process of Conner overcoming cancer with the assistance of his family and his faith in God.

About Eddie Connor, Jr

Born in Southfield, Mich. and raised in Kingston, Jamaica, Eddie Connor Jr.’s thirst for knowledge began at a young age. Raised to be man of excellence in a single parent household, Connor has surpassed all odds. Overcoming cancer at the age of 15, Connor is the author of his life’s testimony “Purposefully Purposed to Persevere,”  “Collections of Reflections: Symphonies of Strength, Volumes 1-3, and “E.Con The Icon”.

In addition to being an author, Connor is an Educator, Evangelist, Motivational Speaker, Poet and TV/Radio Host. A graduate of Eastern Michigan University earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education, with a focus in History.

To schedule interviews, speaking appearances or additional information regarding Eddie Connor Jr, contact T.Marie Media Group at 586.872.1244 or



Metro Detroit Producer Lands Ne-Yo’s Single For Urban Radio

June 29, 2010

DETROIT, MICHIGAN – Monday, June 21, 2010 – Metro Detroit producer D. DoRohn Gough set the standard with his recent collaboration with Grammy award winning, Def Jam recording artist, Ne-Yo. Gough produced the R&B singer’s first single for urban radio, “Champagne Life” for the artist’s fourth album entitled “Libra Scale”.

Receiving raved reviews on various blog sites, “Champagne Life” was released to radio on June 5, 2010.  Gough’s work has been compared to the likes of Norwegian production and songwriting team, StarGate. The Norwegian team is known for their work with Ne-Yo’s, U.S Billboard hit, “Closer”.

Previous collaborations between Gough and Ne-Yo consist of R&B Icon, Janet Jackson’s “ Can’t Be Good” and R&B Group, Day26’s “ Then There’s You”. Gough also serves as the Musical Director for Ne-Yo.

Gough states, “It is a pleasure to be compared to a highly recognized team such as StarGate. My desire is to influence a culture with music that feels good. I am honored that Ne-Yo is allowing me to display this music on a global stage. ” Ne-Yo’s album “Libra Scale” is set to be released on September 21, 2010.

About D.DoRohn Gough

Born and raised in the Motor City, Producer, D. DoRohn Gough learned at an early age that he was going to make a daily contribution impacting the world through music. DoRohn’s production skills have transcended genre’s as he has worked with R&B artists Chris Brown and 112 to Gospel sensation, Dorinda Clark Cole and Gospel artist, Kierra “KiKi” Sheard.

To schedule interviews, speaking appearances or additional information regarding D. DoRohn Gough, contact The Gough Administration at 248.956.1220 or


#HAPPO Anyone? #HireTMarie

February 18, 2010

Some of you may have wondered, where did T.Marie Go? I haven’t left.. I am still here! Get ready as I release in the next day a whole new site, new features, more ways to stay in tune with T.Marie!

I have recently been getting prepared for Friday’s big twitter event in the PR world, #HAPPO. Now, I know you may be wondering: What is #HAPPO?

#HAPPO  is an event created to assist those in the profession who’ve lost their jobs over the last year and are currently seeking opportunities. #HAPPO assists companies with their recruiting needs by being the connector to highly talent individuals who are in the market for employment!

This Friday, Feb. 19 th, from 10am-2pm CT, PR bloggers and professionals will donate their time to assist in connecting PR Pros with available job opportunities.

PR job seekers are asked to prepare a creative blog post; a pitch persay, pitching yourself to prospective employers. Share it via twitter with during the event time using the hashtag #HAPPO.

The HAPPO “market champions” will help by retweeting and connecting you with potential employers in your specific market (or markets you’re willing to relocated to).

So As I get my pitch ready.. send up a lil prayer for me! and if you are a job seeker… What are you waiting for get involved! #HAPPO!

Hot New Artist!

February 2, 2010

Hey to all my faithful readers!

As you all know, I try to keep everyone up to date with the Hottest in Gospel Music and the Christian Entertainment Industry.

As browsed around iTunes this morning for HOT new music, I ran across a few new artist. I said to my self, “Self”. Myself said “Humm…” Let me stop. I knew that I needed to share this with my readers! Tell me what you think!

Please Note: If you are not into Rhythm and Praise, Urban Gospel, the following selections are not for you! But Please pass them on to someone  you believe would be blessed by their ministry! ENJOY!

Chris Lee – Album Entitled “Kryptonite”
Available on iTunes, Amazon, CD Baby, Digstation, The Bus Shop

Chris is far from traditional gospel music. Residing from Kansas City, Missouri, this upcoming artist is bringing pure fire, real life experience to the Gospel industry. No sugar coding the message here with his music!

Korey Bowie
Album Entitled ” Life & Love, Vol. 1 – Songs of the Heart”

Darion Ja’Von

Album Entitled ” Darion Ja’Von”

Another #1 for Marvin Sapp!

January 30, 2010

I have the pleasure of having a sister/close friend who attends Marvin Sapps’ church. Unfortunately, I was unable to go to the live recording but she told me that this song was great and going to be a hit.

This morning, this song really hit me heart. I know that is going to minister to you, my readers as well!

Please leave your comments and let me know what you think about the song and video!

Hot Off The Press!!!

January 26, 2010


Hey to all my subscribers!!!

As I mentioned in my recent blog, Gospel Recording Artist Kirk Franklin during Stellar weekend assembled some of Gospel Music greats together (Mary MaryNatalie GrantDonnie McClurkin, J MossCeCe WinansKierra SheardDorinda Clark-ColeMarvin Winans,Micah StampleyKaren Clark SheardSmokie NorfulShirley CaesarAmy Grant,BeBe WinansBrian Courtney WilsonStephen HurdNicole C. Mullen, and MORE) to record a relief song for Haiti! Prepare to get some tissue! The last scene in the video reminds me of “We are the world” with Quincy Jones! This is the modern day version!

Let us continue to keep the people of Haiti lifted up in prayer! If you can, PLEASE donate!

2103 News!!

The PAJAM group, 2103 is at it again!! They are back in the studio producing hot music! Had an opportunity to catch up with Evin and the group is really on the move! So much on the move that they just got back from LONDON!!! Want an inside look at their trip?

Just a clip of 2103 singing at Straight Gate International

2103’s trip to London

More London with 2103

CaJo wants to know… Are you Next?

January 21, 2010


Canton Jones and CaJo International wants to see if you have what it takes to be onthe upcoming “Kingdom Business Part 3”.

Don’t believe me? See below!

See!!!! So what are you waiting for?

Submit your songs TODAY!!!!