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Thursday, September 27, 2012


Detrick Hughes Named VP of Nebo Media Group/Nebo Publishing

Media Contact:                       Cyrus Webb, Director of Publicity
                                                      Nebo Media Group/Nebo Publishing

Nebo Media Group is excited to announce that esteemed poet Detrick Hughes has been named VP of the company.

"Detrick has become a trusted friend and advisor as we have navigated the team to this new venture of publishing poetry," says Charles Clark, President of Nebo Media Group and Nebo Publishing. "I'm glad to have him as part of the team. His wealth of knowledge and expertise is invaluable."

A wordsmith by nature, Hughes was born and raised in Beaumont, Texas. In high school, he played football and was active in student government. He graduated from French High School in 1985 where his football team captured a share of the 5A state championship with Odessa's Permian High School in 1984.

Upon graduating from French, Hughes entered the University of Houston in Houston, Texas where he received a degree in Finance. While at the University of Houston, he joined the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. He would later receive a Master of Fine Arts degree from Ashland University in Ashland, Ohio.

Having published several books of poetry previously, Hughes will be releasing his new collection of poetry "Sugar-Tooth Confession" (published by Nebo Publishing) in November 2012.

Among his duties as VP of Nebo Media Group, Detrick will be responsible for finding new talent and the creation of the poetry section for Nebo's new book blog "Lyric & Verse."

Find out more information about Detrick Hughes at To stay in contact with Nebo Publishing visit You can pre-order Hughes' upcoming release at

Monday, September 24, 2012

Darnell Davis & The Remnant Re-Releases CD with New Music, DVD


Darnell Davis & The Remnant Re-Releases CD with New Music, DVD

Media Contact:           Cyrus Webb, Director of Publicity
                                   Nebo Media Group

Nebo Media Group is pleased to announce the re-release of Darnell Davis & the Remnant's cd REFOCUSED with new music and dvd.

"Darnell Davis has shown himself to be a true deliverer of the Gospel," says Charles Clark, President of Nebo Media Group. "This new project is perfect for those who are looking to go to another level in their spiritual walk and get their priorities in order."

Davis' resume includes writing and producing for Stellar Award winning choir EXCELSIOR, Grammy Award winning Sounds of Blackness,Stellar Award winner Ricky Dillard & New G as well as James Grear and Company.

The re-release of REFOCUSED will take place on Oct 23, 2012 and will include the new single "It Won't Work" as well as a dvd.  See the video for "It Won't Work" here: 

For more information about Darnell Davis & The Remnant visit 

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Conversations Magazine Release Event--- Sat. Oct. 6, 2012

Conversations Media Group invites you to its next release event for Conversations Magazine.

This will take place on Sat. October 6, 2012 at Appetizers Restaurant (3000 Hwy 80 E * Pearl, MS) beginning at 6p.m. and will feature the new issues of Conversations Magazine and Conversations Model Citizens.

Special guests include magazine author Glenda L.Hunter, recording artist Gutta Mane 601, fashion designer/stylist Gail Ambeau and actor/model John Westley Dean (ATL,VH1's Single Ladies), all who are featured in current issue of Conversations.

Admission to the event is free, however, food specials will be available as well as the current issues of the magazines.

For more information contact Cyrus Webb at or 601.896.5616. You can also visit and

Monday, September 17, 2012

Actor/Model John Westley Dean Joins Conversations Magazine as Guest Contributor

(Monday, September 17, 2012) Conversations Media Group is excited to announce that actor/model John Westley Dean is joining Conversations Magazine as a monthly guest contributor.

"We're excited to have someone with John's passion and professionalism on our team," says Cyrus Webb, Conversations Media Group President and Conversations Magazine Editor-In-Chief. "The addition also adds credibility to the work we do, and I know his thoughts will be an added edition to the team."

Many have gotten to know John Westley Dean from his roles in movies like ATL, Madea Family Reunion and Stomp The Yard as well as tv shows like House of Pain and Single Ladies. Beginning in October 2012 he will be sharing articles in Conversations Magazine's monthly issue about fitness, spiritual health and things you can do on a budget to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

For more information about John Westley Dean follow him on Twitter at Stay in contact with Conversations Magazine at

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Author/Blogger Tracy L. Bell Joins Conversations LIVE Primetime Line-up

Conversations Media Group is excited to announce a new edition to the Conversations LIVE radio family. Beginning Thursday, September 20th at 8p.m. et (7p.m. ct/5p.m. pt) author/blogger Tracy L. Bell will begin hosting a weekly segment each Thursday called "Conversations of a Sistah".

The name of the segment is the same as her book Conversations of a Sistah and will include real topics and bold conversations that deal with everyday issues.

"I'm genuinely thrilled to have Tracy join the Conversations family," says Cyrus Webb, President of Conversations Media Group and host of Conversations LIVE radio show. "It's been great to see how her book and blog have been so effective in stirring up genuine discussions, and I know she will be able to bring that same energy and excitement to this radio format."

With Bell's "Conversations with a Sistah" coming to Conversations LIVE, Webb has restructured the Thursday primetime line-up to make her the main focus of the evening. Beginning Thursday, September 20th the 30 min. time slot which begins at 8p.m. et will consist of a song of the week, Conversations' resident chef Bruce Tretter's Quick and Easy Cooking Segment, followed immediately by "Conversations with a Sistah". 

"There is such an excitement about joining Cyrus Webb’s house of diversity with books, music and news combined with good entertainment and great conversation," says Bell, who will not only host but Co-Executive Produce the weekly show with Webb. "My feel is the vibe is live and always merry, and my “Conversations Of A Sistah” will add great commentary. My hope is to have bold conversations, bringing real talk to listeners about true experiences from everyday occurrences that deal with a reality of issues on so many levels. I want my segments to be impactful and personable that will lead to constructive conversations well after the talk."

Make plans to join Bell and "Conversations of a Sistah" beginning Thurs. Sept. 20th @ 8p.m. et (7p.m. et/5p.m. ct) on To contact Tracy Bell email her at

About Cyrus Webb

Cyrus Webb, is the President of Conversations Media Group (home of Conversations LIVE Radio, Conversations Magazine and Conversations Book Club) and Shadow Play Entertainment. Since 1999 he has used his love of the arts and books to create a brand that has not only showcased his own work but that of others around the United States. To date he has hosted hundreds of art shows and poetry readings around the South, garnering thousands of attendees and a devoted following.

In 2003 he began host and producing the radio show Conversations LIVE ( on WMPR 90.1 FM in Jackson, MS. Today it is heard not only in the South but online through and In 2012 over 1.1 million listeners tuned in to the program which features authors, recording artists, community leaders and ordinary individuals during extraordinary things.

Because of the hundreds of interviews he conducts each year Webb began Conversations Magazine ( in April 2006 as another platform to showcase some of the stories he was sharing over the air. Since then the print magazine has grown to include over 5k yearly subscribers the United States, New Zealand, Australia, United Kingdom, South Africa, Greece and Canada.

The last member of the Conversations family was the book club ( which began in November 2006. Featuring both in-person and online meetings, it has grown into one of the largest co-ed reading groups in the United States, hosting over 100 author events and gaining national attention from outlets such as the Chicago Tribune.

Webb is currently working on a revamped edition of his television show Conversations with Cyrus Webb, with plans to begin in the Summer of 2013.

He can be reached at or 601.896.5616 or through his webpage