Jerome Benton has been a member of The Time/The Original 7ven over the past 30 years. He has also been a play-writer and will be debuting his new play "HIIH" in Minneapolis this summer.
In an interview with FOX 9, he talks about "HIIH" which is short for "I Want To Go To Heaven Because Hell's Too Hot".
"‘I Want to Go To Heaven Because Hell's Too Hot' -- it's a morality play," Benton explained. "It's about false freedom a young lady who's out there bad. She's turning all the spiritual light off in her life. It raises the hair on your back, creates goose bumps. It'll put a tear in your eye."
Jerome also talks about if people will be disappointed in the play with him not portraying the image of the side-kick and mirror holder. I will say this; those that know Jerome and are fans of Jerome, will not be disappointed.
Jerome comes from a good place. With the name change (Which is not even a focal point of the story, wow! What a concept.) and with Jesse Johnson leaving the Original 7ven. He is genuine. That is part of his charm.
According to Fox 9, Tickets go on sale in late June. The play is set to hit the Pepito's Parkway Stage in Lake July. Benton does plan to continue performing with The Original 7ven and currently spends his time between Minneapolis and Los Angeles.
Much Love & success on this Jerome. Miss ya man.-DocFB
Diagnosis: From "side-kick" to center stage....
We hear Prince has been in the recording studio lately. These rumors put him recording at his studios in Minneapolis, Paisley Park, and also in Hollywood recently.
We do not know if he is recording for himself or someone else but we will share that with you shortly.
Remember in April of 2009, of a Prince Opus book for $2,100? We sure do and 2 and a half years later, the first book has arrived! It was to be a limited edition of 950 books.
Thanks ot brad for sending us this; here is the guy who ordered it sharing it with the world;
Now what about the Coachella DVD? (Crickets chirping.)
OK, now back to Prince recording. Andy Allo, who Prince has taken a musical liking..and perhaps other likings to. Andy posted on her Facebook Fan Page about waking up next to a 1973 Fender Stratocaster next to her. We can only guess who put it there.
This is where it gets interesting. We were given a tip from an unnamed source over the weekend of Paisley Park filing for a new trademark at the end of September. Paisley Park as we stated earlier is his studios and what he does business under.
The trademark? &Y. Get it? &Y. & being the short version of And and the letter Y. Put it together and you have &Y which is Andy. Ahh Prince. Only you.
So are he and &Y....I mean Andy recording together? Only time will tell but that trademark listing for Entertainment, Live, and Musical Performances is sure interesting.-DocFB
U2 performed in Minneapolis, Minnesota last night and dedicated "Stuck In A Moment" to Amy Winehouse. Here is some awesome video of the performance. Bono and Edge really do it up amazingly.
Check it out. Really nice tribute to Amy Winehouse I must say.-Dr.FB
Diagnosis: Stuck In A Moment...With You