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Hollywood Leading Man Pens Novel, Heads Out on Book Tour

November 28, 2014 Leave a comment

CARL WEBER PRESENTS:

LADIES NIGHT

a new novel from actor and singer

CHRISTIAN KEYES

In stores 

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November 25, 2014, New York, NY –Hollywood leading man, Christian Keyes, has added author to his list of accomplishments with the release of his debut novel, LADIES NIGHT, presented by Carl Weber and Urban Renaissance/Kensington books.  The novel is a thrilling, sexy, heartfelt and often funny story which follows Amp Anthony, a ruggedly handsome and resourceful young man seeking redemption from his past to redefine his future.

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BET Networks’ Series Debut of “NELLYVILLE” Starring Hip-Hop Artist Nelly Delivers One Million Total Viewers for Its Series Premiere

November 28, 2014 Leave a comment

“NELLYVILLE” is the #1 Non-Scripted Series Debut among Adults 18 – 49 for the Last 2 Years on the Network

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)– BET Networks’ new docu-series, “NELLYVILLE,” starring hip-hop artist Nelly delivered 1 million total viewers (P2+ impressions)* during its initial airing on Tuesday, November 25, 10:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. EST. The hour-long docu-series following the life of the artist became the #1 non-scripted series debut among Adults 18 – 49 on the network in nearly 2 years.

Hip-hop artist Nelly stars alongside his family in the hit docu-series "Nellyville" on BET Networks/ ... Hip-hop artist Nelly stars alongside his family in the hit docu-series “Nellyville” on BET Networks/Photo Courtesy of BET Networks

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Miami-Dade Chamber marks 40-Year Legacy of Advocating For Black, Minority and Women-Owned Businesses in South Florida

November 27, 2014 Leave a comment

– Host Chairman Alberto Ibargüen, President and CEO of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation partners in this Celebration and embraces Diversity –

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(BLACK PRW WIRE) — MIAMI, FL – The Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce (M-DCC) will host an elegant black-tie gala to celebrate its 40th Anniversary and you are invited to attend. The Ruby inspired Gala will be held on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at Jungle Island Tree Top Ballroom, 1111 Parrott Jungle Trail, Miami, Florida 33132. The gala begins with a cocktail reception at 6:00 pm. The gala always attracts an esteemed group of notable civic, business and community influencers. This year’s gala chairman is Alberto Ibargüen, President and CEO of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Music will be provided by legendary Doug E. Fresh.

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Happy Socks x Snoop Dogg present “The Art Of Inspiration”

November 26, 2014 Leave a comment
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Omari Banks to Premiere Video at Unprecedented Concert on Live Cable & Internet Stream

November 26, 2014 Leave a comment

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In a span of a week, Omari Banks has taken the reggae world by storm with his hit “No Point To Prove” featuring reggae star Peetah Morgan of Morgan Heritage. “No Point To Prove” is already enjoying rotation on major local and international radio stations, #2 on Anguilla Itunes, featured in major newspapers and a viral splash throughout the blogmosphere. Read more…

AdvoKit Productions Ignites Globally with the ‘Kan Kan Riddim’

November 26, 2014 Leave a comment

ADVOKIT PRODUCTIONS IGNITES GLOBALLY WITH THE
KAN KAN RIDDIM
 

 

Blockbuster Compilation Now Available Worldwide
from FOX FUSE
 

 

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November 26, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

New York, NY (FOX FUSE) – AdvoKit Productions ignites globally with its new blockbuster compilation album Kan Kan Riddim, now available worldwide from all major digital retailers (released on November 25, 2014), from FOX FUSE. The hit-filled, groovy soca collection garners mass international and national attention, debuting at #4 on the iTunes U.S. Reggae Top Albums chart, #3 on the iTunes Canada Reggae Top Albums chart, #1 on the iTunes Trinidad Reggae Top Albums chart and #2 on the iTunes Trinidad and Tobago’s (National) Top Albums chart, only behind Eminem. Read more…

Antonique Smith Debuts “Hold Up Wait A Minute” Teaser | Video Premieres 12/2

November 26, 2014 Leave a comment

Singer-Actress Antonique Smith Unleashes “Hold Up Wait A Minute” Music Video Teaser

Powerful Anthem Sparks A Movement for Change

“Is that the girl who played Faith Evans?” Yes, but after watching this video teaser you will know her simply as Antonique Smith. The sultry songstress delivers a captivating performance in her music video for “Hold Up Wait A Minute (Woo Woo)” – the lead single from her forthcoming debut album Love Is Everything. The high energy visual, directed by Larenz Tate, features the blond bombshell storming the streets of Los Angeles with dancers and a funk jazz band in tow. The horn-driven track is equally matched with high fashion vignettes illuminating the powerhouse vocalist as she sends the final kiss-off to an undeserving boyfriend. The video also stars actor Lance Gross and Vine sensation King Bach.

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DEF JAM TO RELEASE MUSIC FROM & INSPIRED BY THE MOTION PICTURE “TOP FIVE”

November 26, 2014 Leave a comment

MUSIC FROM AND INSPIRED BY THE MOTION PICTURE TOP FIVE TO BE RELEASED DECEMBER 9th ON DEF JAM RECORDINGS

 

TOP FIVE, WRITTEN, DIRECTED BY AND STARRING CHRIS ROCK, AND PRODUCED BY SCOTT RUDIN AND ELI BUSH, OPENS NATIONWIDE ON DECEMBER 12th, FROM PARAMOUNT PICTURES

 

QUESTLOVE SERVES AS EXECUTIVE MUSIC PRODUCER AND CO-COMPOSER ORIGINAL MUSIC SCORE

 

HIP-HOP SOUNDTRACK FEATURES JAY Z, KANYE WEST, THE ROOTS, SLICK RICK, DMX, LL COOL J, PUBLIC ENEMY, JADAKISS, JA RULE, YOUNG CHRIS FEAT. RICO LOVE, GHOSTFACE KILLAH, SALT-N-PEPA, RAKIM, AND SCARFACE
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(Nov. 24, 2014 – New York, NY)  Def Jam Recordings, a division of Universal Music Group (UMG), will digitally release the music from and inspired by the motion picture TOP FIVE on December 9th.  The star-packed film, written, directed by and starring Chris Rock, tells the story of New York City comedian-turned-film star Andre Allen, whose unexpected encounter with a journalist (Rosario Dawson) forces him to confront the comedy career—and the past—that he’s left behind.  TOP FIVE, produced by Scott Rudin and Eli Bush and distributed by Paramount Pictures, opens nationwide on December 12th. Read more…

Shawn Barron Named VP,Urban A&R for Atlantic Records

November 25, 2014 Leave a comment

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Atlantic Records named Shawn Barron to VP, Urban A&R. Barron is based in the company’s Burbank office. Read more…

REV. AL SHARPTON TO JOIN MICHAEL BROWN’S FAMILY AT PRESS CONFERENCE IN ST LOUIS, MO, TUESDAY NOVEMBER 25TH

November 25, 2014 Leave a comment

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REV. AL SHARPTON TO JOIN MICHAEL BROWN’S FAMILY AT PRESS CONFERENCE IN ST LOUIS, MO, TUESDAY NOVEMBER 25TH

 

WHO:

Lesley McSpadden, Mother of Michael Brown

Michael Brown, Father of Michael Brown

Rev. Al Sharpton, President, National Action Network

 

WHERE:

Greater St. Marks Missionary Baptist Church
9950 Glen Owen Dr, St Louis, MO 63136 Read more…

Porsha Williams Comes Clean About “Losing Her Peach” On Kandi Koated Nights

November 24, 2014 Leave a comment

RHOA KANDI BURRUSS WELCOMES DEMOTED ATLANTA “HOUSEWIFE” PORSHA WILLIAMS TO NEW SEASON OF KANDI KOATED NIGHTS
On this week’s episode of Kandi Koated Nights, Kandi’s RHOA co-star Porsha Williams reveals how she found out about “losing her peach,” being demoted to a Real Housewives “friend” Read more…

Joni Mitchell ‘Love Has Many Faces’ — Available Today On Rhino

November 24, 2014 Leave a comment

JONI MITCHELL — LOVE HAS MANY FACES OUT TODAY ON RHINO

 

Mitchell Curates Four-Disc Collection Featuring 53 Newly Remastered Songs Recorded Throughout Her Landmark Career That Evoke Her Vision Of Love

 

Mitchell to Appear On PBS’ Tavis Smiley On

Tuesday, November 25th For Rare Interview 

“Joni Mitchell always has been, and will always be, utterly irreplaceable”

-Rolling Stone

 

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Lira, Goapele, Keke Palmer & More in the New Issue of Heart & Soul Magazine

November 24, 2014 Leave a comment

South African Vocalist Lira Covers the December/January 2015 issue of Heart & Soul Magazine also featuring Goapele, Keke Palmer & Sherri Shepherd
(Los Angeles, California – November 24, 2014) Heart & Soul Magazine releases their December/January 2015 issue with South African Vocalist, Lira, gracing the cover.  Editor-in-Chief, Anita Kopacz, saw Lira in concert and immediately knew she was a Heart & Soul cover girl. In addition to her songbird voice, Lira’s story is one of self-love and resilience that is sure to elicit inspiration. Keke Palmer and Sherri Shepard hop on that inspiration train by being the first African Americans to play Cinderella and her Fairy Godmother, respectively, on Broadway. Singer/Songwriter, Goapele, also shares her jewels in this issue and talks about her new album Strong As Glass. She says that her album is “a tribute to the heart, soul and mind of a woman; to our emotional spectrum, tempo and range.”

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OPRAH WINFREY SURPRISES IYANLA VANZANT WITH EPIC HOME MAKEOVER IN OWN SPECIAL TO AIR SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 29

November 24, 2014 Leave a comment

OPRAH WINFREY SURPRISES IYANLA VANZANT WITH EPIC HOME MAKEOVER IN OWN SPECIAL 

TO AIR SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 29

 

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Iyanla’s newly-decorated home; Photo Credit: Photo by Bjorn Wallander

 

Los Angeles - Oprah Winfrey gives spiritual life coach and television host Iyanla Vanzant the surprise of a lifetime-the gift of a spectacular, one-of-a-kind complete home makeover, led by friend and interior designer Nate Berkus. The big surprise and remarkable transformation is documented in the OWN special television event, “Oprah Prime: Iyanla, I’ll Fix Your House,” airing this Saturday, November 29 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Read more…

CHUBB ROCK SITS DOWN WITH DJ MARS TO DISCUSS MIXTAPE HISTORY IN NEW YORK

November 24, 2014 Leave a comment

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ATLANTA, GA – November 24, 2014 – After completing a successful KickStarter campaign, DJ Mars, founder of Atlanta’s first DJ Collective, The World Famous SuperFriends, is proud to deliver “The Art Behind The Tape,” the first book dedicated to the history of mixtape culture. The coffee table book, available now, is a compilation of classic mixtape artwork and interviews compiled by Mars and his team of writers Radio One executive Bril Ndaiye and journalists Maurice Garland and TaiSaint-Louis.

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Shady Records Set To Release ‘Shadyxv’ On November 24th 2015

November 22, 2014 Leave a comment

 photo shady-xv-the-industry-cosign_zpsb5b7b01b.jpgEminem and Shady Records will celebrate the label’s 15th anniversary with its fifteenth release: ShadyXV, a two-CD compilation featuring an album of the label’s greatest hits, including classics such as 50 Cent’s “In Da Club” and Eminem’s “Lose Yourself” plus an album of new material from Eminem, Slaughterhouse, Bad Meets Evil, D-12 and Yelawolf as well as special guest-artist collaborations. ShadyXV (Shady Records/Interscope Records), set for release November 24, 2014, will be preceded by a new Eminem single, “Guts Over Fear.”  The song features Sia and was produced by Emile Haynie (Grammy winner for Best Rap Album for Eminem’s Recovery) and John Hill.

The single is featured in the Sony Pictures’ film, the Anton Fuqua-directed “The Equalizer.” Read more…

COMEDY CENTRAL® SETS PREMIERE DATE FOR “THE NIGHTLY SHOW WITH LARRY WILMORE” TO DEBUT ON MONDAY, JANUARY 19 AT 11:30 P.M. ET/PT

November 22, 2014 Leave a comment

 photo the-nightly-show-with-larry-wimore-the-industry-cosign-comedy-central_zpsec29b13d.jpgIt’s official. Comedy Central’s next great late night franchise “The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore” will premiere on Monday, January 19 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT and air weeknights following “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.”

 

Continuing in Comedy Central’s grand tradition of producing groundbreaking late night formats, “The Nightly Show” (twitter: @NightlyShow) will provide viewers with Larry Wilmore’s distinct point of view and comedic take on current events and pop culture. Hosted by Wilmore, the series will feature a diverse panel of voices, providing a perspective largely missing in the late night television landscape.

 

“The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore” was created by Jon Stewart and will be produced by Stewart’s Busboy Productions with Stewart, Wilmore and Rory Albanese serving as Executive Producers, Amy Ozols as Co-Executive Producer and Sue Fellows as Supervising Producer. The series’ Head Writer is Robin Thede.

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***TUNE IN ALERT***GUILLERMO DIAZ AND JEFFREY WRIGHT VISIT THE QUEEN LATIFAH SHOW

November 21, 2014 Leave a comment

THE QUEEN LATIFAH SHOW WELCOMES ACTORS JEFFREY WRIGHT OF THE
“HUNGER GAMES” AND GUILLERMO DIAZ
FROM SCANDAL
Tune in Friday, November 21 @ 2pm PT
Watch Jeffrey Wright talk about his role on the ‘Hunger Games” Read more…

2015 Tom Joyner Foundation “Full Ride” Scholarship

November 20, 2014 Leave a comment

TOM JOYNER FOUNDATION® ANNOUNCES APPLICATIONS FOR 2015 ‘FULL RIDE’ SCHOLAR

– Graduating High School Seniors Can Win Full Scholarship to a Black College –

Tom Joyner Foundation

Dallas, TX (BlackNews.com) — The Tom Joyner Foundation® announced the ‘Full Ride’ scholarship program that will cover all the expenses of one student planning to attend a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) in the fall of 2015.

“The cost of a college education isn’t getting any cheaper,” said Tom Joyner, chairman of his Foundation and host of the top-ranked nationally syndicated radio show. “So, I want to help a graduating high school senior with a chance to attend a black college to pursue their dreams.”

Past Full Ride Scholars have impressive backgrounds, including last year’s winner the first winner, Titus Zeigler, who was a top student at Atlanta’s Henry W. Grady High School. The future trauma surgeon was a member of the Junior ROTC program, tutored kids at a local middle school and volunteered for the Atlanta Food Bank. Britney Wilson, a native of Brooklyn, N.Y., who graduated from Howard University, and she is now in her second year of law school at the University of Pennsylvania. Cheyenne Boyce of Detroit is now a senior at Spelman College, where she is an international relations major who is fluent in Japanese. Read more…

Spice Takes The Reigns on Debut EP (Dec 2) So Mi Like It -

November 20, 2014 Leave a comment

DANCEHALL’S LEADING LADYSPICE TAKES THE REIGNS ON HER DEBUT EP

SO MI LIKE IT AVAILABLE DECEMBER 2, 2014 ON VP RECORDS

Almost 10 Million Views on VEVO for Title Track’s VideoNearly 3 Million Combined Views for Brand New Video
“Conjugal Visit” featuring Vybz Kartel

Known for her daring lyrics, vivacious stage performances and fiery bravado, Jamaican dancehall sensation Spice is happy to announce the release of her eagerly-awaited debut EP So Mi Like It, available December 2, 2014 on VP Records. The digital-only EP will showcase her skills with a new selection of her most buzz-worthy anthems as well as exclusive material.

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“Im A Pretty Little Black Girl” Book Series Hailed by Chris Rock, Ruby Dee, John Singleton and Debbie Allen

November 19, 2014 Leave a comment

AUTHOR, SCREENWRITER AND ACTRESS BETTY K. BYNUM UNVEILS THE “I’M A GIRL COLLECTION” CHILDREN’S BOOK SERIES

– Inspired by Sasha and Malia Obama, “I’m A Pretty Little Black Girl!” is the first edition in a twelve part book series, “The I’m A Girl! Collection” hailed by Chris Rock, Ruby Dee, John Singleton and Debbie Allen as an inspiring self empowerment reading tool for young women of color – available on Amazon.com with deluxe hard copies available at Target stores. –

I'm A Pretty Little Brown Girl Collection

Los Angeles, CA (BlackNews.com) — In an ideal world, young girls of color would be showered with infinite messages of self-love and self-acceptance reflective of their inherent and immeasurable worth. They would be inundated with a plethora of affirming role models urging them to reach for the stars just within their grasp. Yet in 2012, there remains a dearth of these aforementioned messages and role models essential to the well-being and self esteem of young girls of color in the United States. In one fell swoop Betty K. Bynum – an accomplished journalist, screenwriter, and actress (ER, Law & Order, Death At A Funeral), brazenly steps in to fill the void with her multifaceted The I’m A Girl Collection. Promulgating positive images and mantras to young girls of color ages 2-9, the collection finds its genesis in a series of 12 children’s books authored by Bynum and illustrated by prolific English illustrator/animator Claire Armstrong Parod (Space Jams, Curious George) – beginning with the inaugural title I’m A Pretty Little Black Girl! Read more…

1st ANNUAL “THE DEAL MAKERS” CONFERENCE BRINGS KEVIN DURANT & THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY’S BIGGEST MOVERS & SHAKERS TO OKC

November 19, 2014 Leave a comment

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

1st ANNUAL DEAL MAKERS “SEALING THE DEAL CONFERENCE” – A HUGE SUCCESS IN OKLAHOMA CITY, OK.

Uniting UP & Coming Artists with Top Industry Executives; Tribute to Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett.

NEW YORK, NY – Hundreds of excited up and coming music artists from Oklahoma City, OK and surrounding areas, jam packed a chic venue at Studio 12 in Oklahoma City this weekend.

The summit presented by New York-based talent, branding and lifestyle company ‘The Ravenel Agency’ gave select artists a one of a kind opportunity to meet experienced veterans in the music and entertainment industries. Artists participated in a power panel where they received invaluable advice about how to make it in the industry, a one on one assessment of their work and performed.

Conference leaders included: Lenny Santiago (Roc Nation) , Eric Parler (Def Jam), Young Sav (Maybach Music) and Steve Carless (CTE/Atlantic Records), media heavyweights Vanessa Satten (XXL Magazine) and Reggie Hawkins (SiriusXM) plus television producers Maricarmen Lopez (VH1) and TV Executive and Publicist More Media LLC CEO Alvina Alston. Maybach Music Group’s “Stalley” also shared his personal insight on breaking into the business.

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Shameless Star Vanessa Bell Calloway’s Zora Wins NAACP Theatre Award

November 19, 2014 Leave a comment

SHAMELESS STAR VANESSA BELL CALLOWAY  WINS BEST LEAD FEMALE – EQUITY AT THE 

2014 NAACP THEATRE AWARD HELD MONDAY

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(LOS ANGELES, CA  – 11.18.14) — A one-woman dramatization of personal letters written by author Zora Neale Hurston that incorporates excerpts from her impressive body of work to tell a most intriguing life story is not the simplest of parts to play, which is why Vanessa Bell Calloway earned Best Lead Female – Equity honors for her role in the stage play “Letters From Zora: In Her How Words” at the NAACP Theatre Awards presented at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, CA Monday.   Read more…

The 2015 American Black Film Festival Returns to New York City

November 19, 2014 Leave a comment

THE AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL

ANNOUNCES 2015 DATES AND HOST CITY

FESTIVAL EXPANDS TO SHOWCASE DIVERSITY IN TELEVISION

REGISTRATION AND FILM SUBMISSIONS BEGIN DECEMBER 5
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November 19, 2014, New York, New York – Film Life, Inc., is pleased to announce the 19th annual American Black Film Festival (ABFF) will take place in New York City, June 11-14, 2015, at the New York Hilton Midtown and AMC Empire 25 Theater. Originally established to increase diversity in the film industry, the four-day festival is expanding its program to include a TV Writers Workshop, Network Expo, and case studies of popular current television shows. HBO® returns as the festival’s founding sponsor.

“With the renewed prestige of mainstream television and the proliferation of multi-platform distribution, the ABFF will now feature more television-related content that networks can draw on to connect with and promote programming to African American viewers,” said Jeff Friday, founder and CEO. “The festival hopes to attract new broadcast partners – network, television and Internet – who are strongly committed to speaking to a diverse audience.” Read more…

Attend adidas Originals’ ZXFLUX Experience on 11/22 in LA!

November 19, 2014 Leave a comment

 

adidas Originals Brings ZXFLUX Experience to

Downtown Los Angeles on November 22nd!

Cashmere Agency and adidas Originals have teamed up to celebrate the U.S. launch of the #miZXFLUX app and the next chapter in the ZX story by opening an innovative ZXFLUX Experience pop-up exhibition in LA on Saturday, November 22nd! The event, hosted by Sirius XM radio personalities LA Leakers, is all-ages, open to the public and located at 1006 S. Olive Street in Downtown Los Angeles from 2-8 p.m.

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GrassROOTS Community Foundation Presents 3rd Annual ‘Give Thanks’ Fundraiser

November 19, 2014 Leave a comment

GRASSROOTS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION PRESENTS 3RD ANNUAL ‘GIVE THANKS’ FUNDRAISER HOSTED BY MONA SCOTT-YOUNG SATURDAY, NOV. 22

Annual charitable event to include VIPs Tariq ‘Black Thought’ Trotter, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, Michellene Davis and more

 

(WEST ORANGE, NJ) – November 18, 2014 – The GrassROOTS Community Foundation (GCF)- a non-profit committed to the health and well-being of women and girls – will hold its 3rd AnnualGive Thanks: Cocktail Fundraiser & Concert” on Saturday, November 22 at a private location in Short Hills, NJ.
Hosted by entertainment mogul and GrassROOTS board member Mona Scott-Young and sponsored by City National Bank and Bartenura Wines, the sold-out event features GCF co-founder and Grammy-winning recording artist TariqBlack ThoughtTrotter of the Roots, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and Michellene Davis, Esq, executive vice president of corporate affairs at Barnabas Health. The Enoch Smith, Jr. Jazz Band will perform along with a special DJ set by Scotty Nevers. Additional special guests will include members of New Jersey State Legislature.

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ERIC “EP” PARLER PROMOTED TO VICE PRESIDENT, MIXSHOW & LIFESTYLE PROMOTION, DEF JAM RECORDINGS

November 18, 2014 Leave a comment

 photo EricParler-the-industry-cosign_zps44995753.jpgDef Jam Recordings, a division of Universal Music Group (UMG) strengthens its lifestyle marketing initiatives with the promotion of Eric ‘EP’ Parler to Vice President, Mixshow & Lifestyle Promotion, it was announced today by Rodney Shealey, Execu­tive Vice President, Urban Promotion, and Rick Sackheim, Execu­tive Vice President, Promotion, Def Jam Recordings.  Mr. Parler, who is based in New York, will continue to work with lifestyle clubs and the top DJs across the country to build the initial buzz and excitement for all of the label’s new releases.

 

“It is truly an honor for me to receive this promotion in the midst of Def Jam’s historic 30th anniversary year,” said Mr. Parler.  “Def Jam has always reigned as the center of the hip-hop and urban music universe and I am proud to be part of the team in carrying that forward.  I want to thank Shawn “Pecas” Costner for his support and I’m excited to continue working closely with Rodney Shealey and Rick Sackheim.”

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Humpty Dumpty Sat on the Wall – Almost, Digital Underground Releases “Berlin Wall” Footage from New Documentary

November 18, 2014 Leave a comment

Humpty Dumpty Sat on the Wall – Almost…

Digital Underground Releases

“Berlin Wall” Footage from New Documentary

 

Hollywood, CA -Not many music acts have a 25th anniversary that coincides with the fall of the Berlin Wall. Digital Underground (D.U.), who are celebrating the 25th anniversary release of their monster hit, “The Humpty Dance,” share a personal history with the actual fall of the wall. The group has released a snippet from their upcoming documentary “D.U. Days: Adventures in Digital Underground the Apprenticeship of Tupac Shakur,” which details original founder and D.U. member, Chopmaster J’s, encounter in Berlin. Chopmaster J has joined forces with filmmaker and director Abdul Malik Abbott (“Streets is Watching,” “State Property”) to produce the documentary “D.U. Days: Adventures in Digital Underground the Apprenticeship of Tupac Shakur.”

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KEVIN GATES ANNOUNCES “LUCA BRASI 2: A GANGSTA GRILLZ SPECIAL EDITION MIXTAPE”

November 17, 2014 Leave a comment

KEVIN GATES ANNOUNCES

“LUCA BRASI 2: A GANGSTA GRILLZ SPECIAL EDITION MIXTAPE”;

 

PRE-ORDER NOW AVAILABLE WITH INSTANT GRAT DOWNLOAD OF

BRAND NEW TRACK “I DON’T GET TIRED (#IDGT) FT. AUGUST ALSINA”;

 

“LUCA BRASI 2: A GANGSTA GRILLZ SPECIAL EDITION MIXTAPE” ARRIVES EVERYWHERE DECEMBER 15

 
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DJ MARS | THE ART BEHIND THE TAPE | IN STORES NOW

November 17, 2014 1 comment

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ATLANTA, GA – November 17, 2014 – After completing a successful KickStarter campaign, DJ Mars, founder of Atlanta’s first DJ Collective, The World Famous SuperFriends, is proud to deliver “The Art Behind The Tape,” the first book dedicated to the history of mixtape culture. The coffee table book, due out August 2014, is a compilation of classic mixtape artwork and interviews compiled by Mars and his team of writers Radio One executive Bril Ndaiye and journalists Maurice Garland and TaiSaint-Louis.

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