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SATURDAY NIGHTS ARE A FAMILY AFFAIR ON OWN WITH ‘DEION’S FAMILY PLAYBOOK’ AND ‘FLEX & SHANICE’ PREMIERING NOVEMBER 1

September 30, 2014 Leave a comment

SATURDAY NIGHTS ARE A FAMILY AFFAIR ON OWN WITH

‘DEION’S FAMILY PLAYBOOK’ AND ‘FLEX & SHANICE’ 

PREMIERING NOVEMBER 1
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Cafe Mocha Radio Show Extends its Digital Reach with MadameNoire.com

September 30, 2014 Leave a comment

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The #1 nationally syndicated female-oriented radio show and the top lifestyle and entertainment site for Black women have joined together in a strategic partnership to provide engaging content for women across all communication platforms. Starting the weekend of October 4, Café Mocha will begin airing MadameNoire.com’s popular feature Did Y’all See? and MadameNoire, will produce written content for Cafemocharadio.com.

 

Best known as “radio from a woman’s perspective,” Café Mocha is the fastest-growing syndicated radio show catering to multicultural women.    The popular show, syndicated in more than 25 markets designed to empower women with a fresh blend of ideas, content and the best in urban music, is built upon the concept of women helping other women to grow through shared experiences and information, which makes Did Y’all See? a great addition to the content lineup.   The lively segment will feature MadameNoire editors discussing timely hot-button issues their audiences debated during the week and ask poignant questions about the state of Black women, relationships, and social and entertainment news. Read more…

Green Technology Pioneer Onaje Jackson Launches Indiegogo Campaign to Fund S.A.F.E Earth Web Portal

September 30, 2014 Leave a comment

Sustainable Action for Everyone (S.A.F.E) Puts Going Green at Your Fingertips
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September 28th, Atlanta, GA – On September 3oth, International Sustainability and Green Technology pioneer, Onaje Jackson, announces the unveiling of the Sustainable Action For Everyone Program (S.A.F.E Earth) and will launch their much anticipated Indiegogo campaign. S.A.F.E Earth is a first of its kind, website designed to support the growth of a global grass roots sustainability movement that will bring about global balance.  The online portal will make available all of the necessary tools to save Mother Earth and place them right at your fingertips.  It includes a resource center designed to provide technical support for both the collective and individuals that are committed to the cause, as well as big bold apps that gives you step by step instructions on everything you ever wanted to know about being green on and off line. Read more…

Food Bank for New York City, Broadway’s Keke Palmer and Brooklyn Nets star Brook Lopez teamed up to “Change One Thing” for students

September 29, 2014 Leave a comment

FOOD BANK FOR NEW YORK CITY TEAMED UP WITH BROADWAY’S KEKE PALMER AND BROOKLYN NETS ALL-STAR BROOK LOPEZ TO “CHANGE ONE THING” FOR STUDENTS

 

Opportunity Charter School Students Pledge to Live Healthier and Focus on Nutrition

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[MEDIA RECAP] NEW YORK, NY, September 23, 2014 – Food Bank For New York City held a nutrition education summit for teens in Harlem on Tuesday, September 23, with surprise celebrity guests Keke Palmer, TV host and first African-American star of the Broadway show “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella,” and Brook Lopez, NBA All-Star center for the Brooklyn Nets. The event was in support of Food Bank For New York City’s Change One Thing initiative, a social campaign that aims to guide teens toward healthier choices by changing just one thing in their diet at a time.

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Goapele Announces Multi-City “Strong As Glass” Tour Kicking Off November 7th in New York, NY!

September 25, 2014 Leave a comment

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GOAPELE ANNOUNCES MULTI-CITY “STRONG AS GLASS” TOUR KICKING OFF NOVEMBER 7th in NEW YORK, NY.

 

Pre-Order for “Strong As Glass” Available NOW on iTunes

 

Remix to “Hey Boy” Featuring Snoop Dogg also available on iTunes today

 

NEW YORK, N.Y. (September 24, 2014) – Soul, R&B singer/songwriter Goapele announces a 14-city tour kicking off at Highline Ballroom in New York, NY on November 7th and wrapping at The Loft in Atlanta, GA on December 14th. The tour is in support of the upcoming release of her fourth studio album, “Strong As Glass,” which is available for pre-order on iTunes now. In addition, the remix to her first official single “Hey Boy” Produced by Keith Harris and featuring Snoop Dogg premiered on VIBE last week and is now available for purchase on iTunes.

 

“We dare you not to break into the Shmoney Dance after hearing the Snoop Dogg-featured remix to her new single, “Hey Boy.” – VIBE

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Kinship’s Latest Bomber Jacket Celebrates 20 Years of Bad Boy Records

September 24, 2014 Leave a comment

 Lifestyle Brand That Represents The Bond We Share

New York, NY, September 24th, 2014 – Kinship is proud to announce the release of their new bomber jacket celebrating 20 years of Bad Boy Records.

Previously, the brand released Golden Era and Dipset versions. The Bad Boy Bomber features an all-over print of all of the label’s greatest albums, from the Biggie reign to modern day.

“I wanted to create pieces that pays homage to the music I was raised on,” said Kinship Founder Reggie Thomas, “Bad Boy definitely deserves major recognition. Hopefully people will appreciate it just as much as i did.”

The jacket is 100 percent satin with a purple satin lining and a full zipper front. The albums featured include classics from Notorious B.I.G. and Ma$e alongside more current records from the likes of French Montana and Janelle Monae.

This bomber and more are available through the Kinship site. Shop now >

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Nas “Ilmatic” Documentary to Hit Theaters and On-Demand in October

September 24, 2014 Leave a comment

TRIBECA FILM DOCUMENTARY “NAS: TIME IS ILLMATIC” TO DEBUT IN SELECT THEATERS NATIONWIDE STARTING OCTOBER 1 AND LIVING ROOMS EVERYWHERE ON OCTOBER 3

Nas Time Is Illmatic

Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — The documentary on legendary MC Nas’ making of the 1994 landmark debut album ‘Illmatic’, Nas: Time Is Illmatic, will release theatrically in New York and Los Angeles starting on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 then hit movie theaters across America on Thursday, October 2 for a one-night-only special showing of the film. Audiences nationwide will have the rare opportunity to experience the story behind one of hip-hop’s most influential albums of all-time on the big screen, distributed by Tribeca Film. Read more…

“IYANLA: FIX MY LIFE” DELIVERS 1.15 MILLION VIEWERS SATURDAY NIGHT ON OWN

September 23, 2014 Leave a comment

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Los Angeles – OWN’s popular series “Iyanla: Fix My Life” from Harpo Studios delivered 1.15 million total viewers and a .99 rating in the network’s key W25-54 demo on Saturday night (9/20/14) making it the highest rated episode since November 2013 and the third most watched episode in the history of the series on OWN.

 

The episode, which was the third installment of a three-part mega-fix, was also Saturday night’s most-watched telecast on all of TV for African-American viewers and the #1 ad-supported cable telecast for all African-American women.  Additionally, the current season average is up double-digits in women 25-54 (+67%) and total viewers (+63%) over last season.

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ASPiRE Announces Partnership with The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs)

September 22, 2014 Leave a comment

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ASPiRE ADVANCES ITS EDUCATION OUTREACH

THROUGH A NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH

THE WHITE HOUSE INITIATIVE ON HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES

 

Network Aligns with the Billion Dollar Roundtable to Sponsor the Inaugural Class of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities’ HBCU All-Star Students during the

2014 National HBCU Week Conference in Washington, DC

 

ASPiRE Will Produce ‘I ASPiRE’ Profiles Highlighting HBCU All-Star Students and “ASPiRE to Change the Game” Vignettes

 

ATLANTA – September 19, 2014 – ASPiRE, the television network that celebrates the groundbreaking achievements of African-Americans, announced today a partnership with the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (WHIHBCUs) to increase awareness of the value and the legacy of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), to expose college students to entrepreneurs and professionals in corporate and private businesses and, to guarantee the future success of African-American students, our communities and our nation. The strategic collaboration is a part of ASPiRE’s initiative to promote excellence in education among African-American students at HBCUs and to provide those students with professional development and support.

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ROCAWEAR BLAK CAMPAIGN STARS FABOLOUS

September 18, 2014 Leave a comment

Award-winning Artist Featured in New Rocawear Collection

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New York, NY (September 9th, 2014) – Rocawear announced today that recording artist Fabolous will star in the Holiday 2014 multi-media marketing campaign for Rocawear BLAK, the evolution of the famed brand. Inspired by streetwear, music, and pop culture, Rocawear BLAK is a fresh chapter for the brand targeting the young, style-conscious, male consumer.

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Raheem Devaughn Signs With Entertainment One Music; New Single “QUEEN” Out

September 18, 2014 Leave a comment

 

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Raheem Devaughn Signs With Entertainment One Music; New Single “Queen” Out

 

(New York, NY—September 16, 2014) — Entertainment One Music (eOne Music), in partnership with 368 Music Group, is proud to announce the recent signing of three-time Grammy Award-nominated recording artist Raheem Devaughn to its growing roster of artists. “Queen,” the uptempo single which joyously celebrates women, was released today, and is the first single from DeVaughn’s highly-anticipated, forthcoming album, Love, Sex, and Passion, slated for release in February 2015. Listen to “Queen” via Soundcloud: Read more…

UP Original Movie MY OTHER MOTHER – this Sun., Sept. 21, 7 PM EDT – UP Faith & Family Screenplay Winner at ABFF

September 18, 2014 Leave a comment

UP PRESENTS THE UP ORIGINAL MOVIE

 

MY OTHER MOTHER

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A FAMILY DRAMA STARRING ESSENCE ATKINS,

LYNN WHITFIELD, JASMINE GUY, GREGALAN WILLIAMS,
ANGIE STONE AND KENDRICK CROSS

 

PREMIERES EXCLUSIVELY ON UP,
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 AT 7 P.M. EDT / 6 P.M. PDT

 

This Marks the Fifth Movie Produced from
Winning Scripts in the UP Faith & Family Screenplay Competition at ABFF

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TASHA PAGE-LOCKHART’S “DIFFERENT” IS A TOP 10 HIT!

September 18, 2014 Leave a comment

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First Single from Tasha’s Debut CD is Top 10 on Billboard’s and Mediabase’s Gospel Airplay Charts

 

Dallas, Texas–September 16, 2014— Fo Yo Soul Recordings / RCA is pleased to announce that Tasha Page-Lockhart’s “Different,” from her debut album, HERE RIGHT NOW, is currently in the Top 10 on both Mediabase’s and Billboard’s Gospel Airplay charts and climbing. Read more…

ASPiRE TO PREVIEW “CHANGEMAKERS” A NEW ORIGINAL REALITY SERIES ABOUT AFRICAN-AMERICAN CELEBRITIES DOING GOOD

September 16, 2014 Leave a comment

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(BLACK PR WIRE) – ATLANTA – September 10, 2014 — ASPiRE, the television network that celebrates the groundbreaking achievements of African-Americans, will premiere its fifth original series, “Changemakers” on Wednesday, Sept. 24 at 8 p.m. EDT. Currently in production in Atlanta, the half-hour reality series will spotlight African-American celebrities – such as Keshia Knight Pulliam and Chris “Ludacris” Bridges – who are making a difference and reveal how and why they use their success to help others to be their best selves. The six-episode series is executive produced by Swirl Films and Black Celebrity Giving’s Jasmine Crowe. Read more…

GREEN LIVING EXPERT DANNY SEO JOINS THE 2014 PLUNGE CULTURE & CREATIVITY CONFERENCE IN MIAMI AS A SPEAKER FOR PLUNGE TALKS!!!!

September 15, 2014 Leave a comment

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GREEN LIFESTYLE EXPERT, BEST SELLING AUTHOR AND EDITOR-IN-CHIEF DANNY SEO CONFIRMED TO SPEAK AT THE 2014 PLUNGE CULTURE & CREATIVITY CONFERENCE, NOV 6-8 IN MIAMI

 

NETWORKING EVENT TARGETING MULTICULTURAL INFLUENCERS IN ENTERTAINMENT, LIFESTYLE, TECHNOLOGY AND THE ARTS

 

Film Life, Inc. announced today their first speaker confirmed for the 2014 Plunge Culture & Creative Conference in Miami from November 6-8 at the Eden Roc Resort Hotel.

Green Lifestyle Expert, Bestselling Author and Editor-In-Chief, Danny Seo, will join the weekend of creative, innovative and cultural events, classes and discussions to kickoff the Plunge Talks series.

Through his best-selling books, television programs, products, syndicated column, and his new national magazine “Naturally, Danny Seo,” environmental lifestyle expert Danny Seo shares the creative ideas that have made him America’s leading authority on modern, eco-friendly living. Read more…

3-Day Women’s Empowerment Retreat in Florida

September 10, 2014 Leave a comment

“SO BE LIGHT!” WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT RETREAT TO BE HELD IN KEY WEST, FLORIDA

– Three day seaside, unplug that utilizes West African and Native American healing principles to illuminate the divine feminine –

So Be Light Women's Retreat

Key West, FL (BlackNews.com) — A special time a part with sisters of the Spirit to remember, recall reclaim our wholeness. Designed to awaken, within women, true potential, that will then expand to increase the light of this world; shinning brighter as our own inner light expands… So Be Light! A Women’s Spiritual Empowerment Retreat is scheduled from November 7- 9, 2014 in Key West Florida at the Pigeon Key Island Facility, hosted by Arida Sister Africa Wright of Powerlines Healing by the Sea Ministries. Read more…

Family Group THE SHOWERS’ “Better” Radio Single Hits Top 40 on Gospel Charts

September 9, 2014 Leave a comment

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FAMILY GROUP THE SHOWERS’ “BETTER” RADIO SINGLE HITS TOP 40 on GOSPEL RADIO CHARTS

 

For immediate release:Hammond, LA (September 9, 2014) — Comprised of ten real life siblings, THE SHOWERS are the latest family collective to take the gospel music industry by storm. Quickly likened to the genre’s prized family acts such as The Winans, The Hawkins and more, the Louisiana natives are rising high with their second radio single “Better” (written and produced by Deon Kipping) cracking the MediaBase Gospel Radio Chart Top 40.
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Tyler Perry’s “If Loving You Is Wrong” Premieres TONIGHT on OWN

September 9, 2014 Leave a comment

 TYLER PERRY’S NEW TELEVISION DRAMA

 “IF LOVING YOU IS WRONG”

TO PREMIERE TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 ON OWN 

(left to right) April Parker-Jones, Amanda Clayton, Zulay Henao, Heather Hemmens & Edwina Findley

from Tyler Perry’s “If Loving You is Wrong”

Photo by Jeremy Cowart and Courtesy of OWN

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Black Milk Announces Fall Tour Run With Live Band Nat Turner

September 9, 2014 Leave a comment

With An Album Set To Be Released In October via His Own Computer Ugly Label, the Detroit-bred Rapper/Producer Also Shares First Boiler Room TV Performance

Critical Praise for Black Milk:

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UP Sponsors “Evolution of Gospel” Celebration w/The Gospel Music Heritage Month Foundation – Sept. is Gospel Music Heritage Month

September 9, 2014 Leave a comment

 

UP SPONSORS “EVOLUTION OF GOSPEL” CELEBRATION

 

Event at Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. Highlights September’s 6th Annual Gospel Music Heritage Month

 

2014 Honorees Include Yolanda Adams, Kirk Franklin and Sen. Blanche Lincoln

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ATLANTA – September 8, 2014 – The Gospel Music Heritage Month Foundation (@gmhmonth) is proud to announce that UP (@UPtv) will sponsor and help promote the annual “Evolution of Gospel” celebration at The John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.  The sixth annual event commemorates the month of September as Gospel Music Heritage Month (GMHM) and features scintillating performances and special tributes. This year’s honorees include Gospel music legends Yolanda Adams and Kirk Franklin, and former Sen. Blanche Lincoln of Arkansas, who, along with Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), was instrumental in the passage of the resolution that established Gospel Music Heritage Month.

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MICHAEL JAI WHITE AND LAILA ALI CELEBRATE THE PREMIERE OF THEIR NEW ACTION THRILLER ‘FALCON RISING’

September 8, 2014 Leave a comment

MICHAEL JAI WHITE AND LAILA ALI CELEBRATE THE PREMIERE OF THEIR NEW ACTION THRILLER ‘FALCON RISING’ IN ATLANTA AND NEW YORK CITY

 

Action star and martial arts expert Michael Jai White White and boxing champion Laila Ali hit the red carpet and participated in a moderated audience Q&A session following the premiere of their new film FALCON RISING in select theaters nationwide.  Jai White and Ali shine in this in-your-face, action-packed thrill ride, which introduces new anti-hero John Chapman and also explores the serious topics of sex trafficking, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and challenges sometimes faced by military war veterans and their families.  FALCON RISING is now available in living rooms everywhere, including iTunes, DISH network, DIRECTV and In-Demand.

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Grammy winner, actress Michelle Williams hits #1 with new album Journey to Freedom on iTunes Christian & Gospel Chart!

September 8, 2014 Leave a comment

GRAMMY WINNER MICHELLE WILLIAMS RELEASES HIGHLY ANTICIPATED NEW ALBUM “JOURNEY TO FREEDOM” TO #1 ON iTUNES CHRISTIAN & GOSPEL CHART!

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Williams Hits the Road with Appearances in NY, Atlanta and More

 

Grammy winning singer, songwriter and actress Michelle Williams’ highly anticipated new album, Journey to Freedom, is already making a splash, with the new release topping iTunes Christian & Gospel Album Chart at #1! Out in stores everywhere Tuesday September 9th, the inspirational Journey to Freedom marks her fourth studio album, with Williams in the midst of a cross-country slate of appearances, including upcoming appearances in New York, Atlanta and more.

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Magic Johnson’s ASPiRE expands 2014 HBCU Football Coverage – 1st game: Alabama State vs. Tennessee State – Sat., Sept. 6 at 5pm EDT

September 4, 2014 Leave a comment

ASPiRE EXPANDS ITS HBCU FOOTBALL COVERAGE THIS SEASON WITH URBAN SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT GROUP:
11 COLLEGE FOOTBALL GAMES, PLUS THE RETURN OF
WEEKLY COLLEGE SPORTS SERIES “INSIDE THE GAME”

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Inaugural Classic – Alabama State vs. Tennessee State – Live at Montgomery, AL on Saturday, September 6th at 5 p.m. EDT

 

2014 Football Season on ASPiRE Also Includes Live Broadcasts of
Three Exclusive Games, the CIAA Football Championship,
Plus the Premiere of “HBCU Playback Game of the Week,”
Hosted by CBS Sports/HLN’s Rashan Ali and 2 Live Stews’ Doug Stewart

 

ASPiRE’s New Season of “Inside the Game” Kicks Off
on Friday, September 11th at 10 p.m. EDT

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AFRICAN AMERICAN FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION UNVIELS 2015 SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD WINNERS

September 2, 2014 Leave a comment

 photo african-american-film-critics-association-the-industry-cosign_zps84b89ca9.jpg(Los Angeles) – The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA), will honor Universal Pictures Chairwoman, Donna Langley; Los Angeles Film Festival Director, Stephanie Allain; Black List.com, co-founder, Franklin Leonard with its Special Achievement Award for career excellent during its annual award show on February 4th, 2015 at the Taglyan Complex in Hollywood. The organization has also selected LA Times entertainment reporter Susan King as the 2015 reciepient of its Roger Ebert Award and producer Debra Martin Chase, who will receive the Ashley Boone Award. Read more…

Sway Calloway and partner Kelly Jackson launch OVERDELIVER ENT.

September 2, 2014 Leave a comment

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RADIO AND TV PERSONALITY SWAY CALLOWAY AND MUSIC EXECUTIVE KELLY JACKSON LAUNCH NEW ENTERTAIMENT VENUTRE,   OVERDELIVER ENTERTAINMENT INC.

 

AND ANNOUNCE THEIR DEBUT SIGNEE CALIFORNIA NATIVE, G.L.A.M.

 

 

 

New York, NY- Newly formed Entertainment and Management Company, OverDeliver Entertainment launched by Sway Calloway of MTV and SiriusXM and Music Executive, Kelly L. Jackson recently announced their debut signee, rapper, singer and Producer G.L.A.M. (Good Lyrics And Music).

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TY DOLLA $IGN ANNOUNCES THE “IN TOO DEEP TOUR”

August 31, 2014 Leave a comment

TY DOLLA $IGN ANNOUNCES THE “IN TOO DEEP TOUR”;

NORTH AMERICAN HEADLINE TOUR GETS UNDERWAY OCTOBER 1ST IN SAN ANTONIO;

ACCLAIMED WEST COAST PERFORMER UNVEILS NEW SET OF DATES ON THE HEELS OF RECENTLY WRAPPED “UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF MUSIC TOUR”;

HIGHLY ANTICIPATED DEBUT ALBUM, “FREE TC” COMING SOON

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Atlantic recording artist Ty Dolla $ign has announced plans for a major North American headline tour. The “In Too Deep Tour” will get underway October 1st at San Antonio’s White Rabbit and then travel through late November (see attached itinerary). For complete details, please log onto www.dollasignworld.com/tour. Recently named as one of XXL Magazine’s “XXL Freshmen 2014,” Ty is also busy completing work on his hugely anticipated debut album, titled “FREE TC,” due out later this year.

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BAD BOY RECORDS CONTINUES 20TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION WITH MAJOR REISSUES

August 31, 2014 Leave a comment

BAD BOY RECORDS CONTINUES 20TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION WITH MAJOR REISSUES;

ICONIC LABEL UNVEILS NEW DIGITALLY REMASTERED EDITIONS OF

THE NOTORIOUS B.I.G.’S “LIFE AFTER DEATH” AND PUFF DADDY AND THE FAMILY’S “NO WAY OUT”;

WIDE ARRAY OF BAD BOY EPS AVAILABLE DIGITALLY FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER

AT THE iTUNES STORE’S EXCLUSIVE “BAD BOY RECORDS 20TH ANNIVERSARY” PAGE;

“LIFE AFTER DEATH” AND “NO WAY OUT” AVAILABLE NOW
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The iconic Bad Boy Records is commemorating its twentieth anniversary year with a yearlong celebration and announced today a series of digital reissues, highlighted by newly digitally remastered editions of two legendary hip hop classics: The Notorious B.I.G.’s “LIFE AFTER DEATH” and Puff Daddy & The Family’s “NO WAY OUT”— both of which were remastered by Tony Dawsey at Phantom Mastering, NY. The albums are available on the iTunes Store now.

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New Website Makes it Easy to Buy Health Insurance Online

August 27, 2014 Leave a comment

NEW WEB SITE MAKES IT EASY TO BUY HEALTH INSURANCE ONLINE

MyHealthPlusDental

Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — MyHealthPlusDental.com is a website that allows users to get quotes for and purchase health insurance, dental insurance, Medicare supplements and life insurance completely online.

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), also commonly referred to as “ObamaCare” gives Americans access to affordable health care while reducing the rising costs of health care in the U.S. Open enrollment through the health insurance marketplace ended March 31, 2014 and the extended special enrollment ended May 1. Those without insurance may be forced to pay a penalty fee. However, the opportunity to enroll in ACA health care coverage may still exist for those who qualify under special enrollment. Read more…

REVOLT TV to Broadcast 3rd Annual Global Spin Awards

August 27, 2014 Leave a comment

REVOLT TV TO BROADCAST

3RD ANNUAL GLOBAL SPIN AWARDS

New #1 name in music adds ground-breaking award show to support diverse programming mission appealing to young adults and artists

 

(New York, NY) August 27, 2014 – REVOLT TV announced today they have secured the exclusive television rights to the 3rd Annual Global Spin Awards, which will take place on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at New World Stages – Off Broadway (340 W. 50th St., NY 10019) and broadcast on the television network the following week

 

The Global Spin Awards (GSA) was created in 2012 by Bad Boys Records executive Shawn Prez, and recognizes the world’s most dynamic and talented DJ’s for their contribution to the culture of music and entertainment – past, present and future. A successful and highly esteemed honor since its commencement on November 19, 2012, the GSAs have been classified as the “Quality Standard of DJ Recognition” by music industry heavyweights and has impacted audiences globally and across genres.

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New Dating App For Black Professionals

August 26, 2014 Leave a comment

NEW DATING APP DESIGNED FOR BLACK PROFESSIONALS NOW AVAILABLE IN THE APP STORE

– MELD App, an app geared towards dating discovery for black professionals, is now available on the App store for IOS devices. –

MELD App
Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — MELD App is a dating mobile app designed exquisitely for the black professional. It aims to connect and to bring together sophisticated single black professionals on one platform for romantic discovery.

These days there is a plethora of mobile dating apps for those who are single and looking to discover romance. While many have found quality matches on these platforms, black single professionals have not been as lucky. Various studies have shown that matching success rates for single black professionals on these platforms are very low despite high engagement rates. Read more…

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