Kevin Liles recalls hearing the first Run DMC record, a classic.

Gospel’s Brian Courtney Wilson recalls watching his father for many years go to work as a custodian to make ends meat all the while exhibiting pride in his daily responsibilities.

Miguel recalls receiving guidance from the legendary Terry Lewis.

Faith credits Bad Boy Records for putting her on the map.

Rapper Lupe Fiasco recalls the time Jay-Z called him “one of the best writers of our time.”

Singer and reality TV star Ray J remembers when he met the legendary Michael Jackson for the first time.

Gospel’s Jonathan Nelson credits his musical success to his choir director, the late Dr. Nathan Carter of Morgan State University. – divas

R&B sensation Jazmine Sullivan reflects on the moment she met Stevie Wonder. – divas

R&B sensation Monica reflects on an intimate moment with her mentor Whitney Houston who she credits for shaping her career.

R&B newcomer Dondria shares her admiration for the legendary Whitney Houston.