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HBO/CINEMAX VIP Premiere of new drama series THE KNICK

July 26, 2014 Leave a comment

CINEMAX PREMIERES NEW DRAMA SERIES

THE KNICK AT THE NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MEDICINE IN HARLEM

Photos of THE KNICK star, Andre Holland, Supervising Producer, Steven Katz and Cast Members Dave Fierro and Leon Addison Brown.

Elle Varner, Teyana Taylor, Hip-hop artist, Prodigy; Dr. Jeff Gardere and more.

– Cinemax’s THE KNICK premieres Friday, August 8 at 10 p.m. ET on Cinemax

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THE KNICK actor, Andre Holland

On Wednesday, July 23, 2014, Cinemax hosted a special screening of the new drama series, THE KNICK (http://www.cinemax.com/the-knick/), from Academy Award and Emmy-winning director Steven Soderbergh, to a VIP audience at The New York Academy of Medicine in Harlem.

A special Q&A and panel discussion followed, featuring one of the stars of the series, André Holland (“42”, ABC’s “Friend’s with Benefits” “Selma”), who delivers a gripping performance as Dr. Algernon Edwards, a gifted African-American Harvard graduate who joins a team of surgeons, steered by Doctor John Thackery, played by Clive Owen. Together they embark on a ground-breaking voyage to save lives, revolutionize medicine and seek reverence in the shadows of corruption and discrimination at an economically challenged, all-white facility.

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NFL LEGEND WARREN MOON, ESPN PERSONALITY MARCELLUS WILEY AND ACADEMY- AWARD® WINNING PRODUCER MARK JOHNSON COME TOGETHER TO CO- CHAIR ‘IMPACT NIGERIA’ -GEANCO FOUNDATION’S THIRD ANNUAL HOLLYWOOD FUNDRAISER

July 19, 2014 Leave a comment

NFL LEGEND WARREN MOON, ESPN PERSONALITY MARCELLUS WILEY AND ACADEMY- AWARD® WINNING PRODUCER MARK JOHNSON COME TOGETHER TO CO- CHAIR ‘IMPACT NIGERIA’

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NFL LEGEND WARREN MOON, ESPN PERSONALITY MARCELLUS WILEY AND ACADEMY- AWARD® WINNING PRODUCER MARK JOHNSON COME TOGETHER TO CO- CHAIR ‘IMPACT NIGERIA’ -GEANCO FOUNDATION’S THIRD ANNUAL HOLLYWOOD FUNDRAISER

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GEANCO Co-founders Afam and Nche Onyema and Co-chairs producer Mark Johnson and Warren Moon (photo credits: Tracey Birdsell)

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VIP’s Attend Pre-ESPY Awards’ American Federation for Children Event

July 16, 2014 Leave a comment

Jalen-Rose-Kevin-Chavous-Lisa-Leslie-Laila-Ali-Curtis-Conway-champions-for-choice-espy-black-enterprise(Los Angeles, CA) July 16, 2014 – Los Angeles’ premiere hotel (rooftop), LUXE, held some of the greatest names in sports uniting for a good cause, honoring Football Hall of Famer, Deion Sanders, at the 3rd annual Champions for Choice event for the AFC in conjunction with the 2014 ESPY Awards. The event was hosted by celebrity ambassadors: boxing champion Laila Ali, WNBA and six-time Olympian Lisa Leslie, NBA Veteran Jalen Rose and sports expert for ESPN Stephen A. Smith

In attendance at last night’s celebration were also: Oscar Award winner Louis Gosset, Jr; Karrueche Tran, VH1 Hollywood Exes stars, Torrei Hart, Nicole Murphy and Shameka Lawerence; former CW Girlfriends star Jill Marie Jones (with her new man); Tiffany Cambridge from Marrying the Game; Basketball Wives stars, Sundy Carter and Laura Govan; TV One R&B Divas Kelly Price and Nicci Gilbert; actresses Elise Neal, Vanessa Williams, Cocoa Brown and Antonique Smith; TV correspondents, Shaun Robinson and Kevin Fraizer. The event also included a host of other tastemakers and influencers.

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Morris Chestnut, Boxing Legend Tommy “HitMan” Hearn at Hennessy V.S Event

July 14, 2014 Leave a comment

Over the weekend, actor Morris Chestnut hosted the exclusive Hennessy V.S “Firstclass Lifestyles” event at The Sky Lounge in Detroit.

 

The Best Man actor was spotted chatting with 6X Boxing Legend Tommy “HitMan” Hearn and sipping on Hennessy V.S specialty cocktails.

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Keke Wyatt Promotes Role in RLJ Entertainment’s ‘IN GOD’S HANDS’ at ATL Meet & Greet

July 9, 2014 Leave a comment

KEKE WYATT GREETS ATL PRESS; PROMOTES ROLE IN RLJ ENTERTAINMENT’S ‘IN GOD’S HANDS’

Singer/actress Keke Wyatt is all smiles at a press meet n’ greet at Twelve Hotel Atlantic Station

 

(Atlanta, GA) July 9, 2014 – Platinum-selling recording artist and R&B Diva KeKe Wyatt took Atlanta by storm yesterday as she promoted In God’s Hands, a new stage play written and directed by Alvin Moore, Jr. and produced by One Village Entertainment and Swirl Films. In God’s Hands will be available on DVD and digital download at WatchImage.com, Amazon and iTunes on July 15.
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The Cast of The Wire Share Unheard BTS and More via Cipha Sounds’ Hip Hop Improv TAKE IT PERSONAL

July 3, 2014 Leave a comment

 The Cast of HBO’s The Wire Share Unheard Behind The Scenes Stories and More via Cipha Sounds’ Hip Hop Improv   

TAKE IT PERSONAL Will Feature Hip Hop’s Elite Each Show

Felicia “Snoop” Pearson, J.D “Bodie” William, Julitio “Naman” McCullum and Cipha Sounds

New York, NY, July 3, 2014 – On Friday, June 27th, 2014, actors J.D “Bodie” Williams, Felicia “Snoop” Pearson and Julitio “Naman” McCullum from HBO‘s hit show The Wire stopped by FIT for the special DCM edition of The Hip Hop Improv Show – TAKE IT PERSONAL. The improv show is presented by Hot 97’s Cipha Sounds and Upright Citizens Brigade “UCB”, the top improv theatre and school in NYC. Improvisers from Cipha Sounds’ team A Tribe Called YES [Lydia Hensler, , Brandon Gardner, Sean Diston, Natasha Rothwell, and Cipha Sounds] reenacted stories originally told by the cast of “The Wire.”
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MYX Fusions Moscato Was All Over BET Awards Weekend!

July 1, 2014 Leave a comment

NICKI MINAJ & MYX FUSIONS HOST

BET AWARDS AFTER-PARTY

“MYX Nicki” and the real Nicki Minaj pose with two party-goers at the Belasco in Los Angeles

 

(LOS ANGELES) – June 30, 2014- Last night, Nicki Minaj shut down the city of Los Angeles for her exclusive, VIP BET Awards after-party (sponsored by MYX Fusions Moscato) at the famous Belasco Theatre.  A star-studded affair, the event drew in the likes of Katt Williams (comedian), Trey Songz (artist), Marques Houston (artist), Clifton Powell (actor), JB Smoove (comedian, “Real Husbands of Hollywood”), Stevie J (“Love and Hip Hop Atlanta), Mona Scott-Young (Monami Entertainment/MYX Fusions Moscato) and many more.

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Stars Come Out as Stuff Fly People Like Celebrates 6th Anniversary in Style

June 16, 2014 Leave a comment

 

 

Stars Come Out to Celebrate Stuff Fly People Like 6th Anniversary in Style

June 13, 2014 _ New York – Thursday night, the stars were out to honor Rae Holliday and Gabriel Williams as they celebrated the 6th Anniversary of their influential lifestyle blog Stuff Fly People Like at the sultry Soho hot spot Salon De Lafayette.

Hosted by recording artist and author Olivia Longott and MTV2’s Sofi Green the night, presented by Avion Tequila, A – List Entertainment and Flat Fitty invited the pair’s special guests to a high-energy celebration with Da Union’s DJ Ominaya and Wendy William’s own DJ Boof rocking the tables. Signature cocktails were created for the event by Avion Tequila and artistically delicious appetizers were crafted by Tres Chic Cupcakes.

Attendees included Recording Artist and Reality Show Star – Olivia Longett, MTV2’s – Sofi Green, Recording Artist – Bridget Kelly, Sway in the Morning Co-Host – Tracy Garraud, Celebrity image Consultant – Pat Sumpter-Davis, Revolt TV’s – Sharon Carpenter, Model & Actress – Liris Crosse

Special thanks to A-List Entertainment, Salon De Lafayette, Avion Tequila, Tres Chic Cupcakes, The Holiday Agency & The Legion Media Group

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Chinx Holds Private Listening Session in NYC for CR4

May 18, 2014 Leave a comment

Chinx Holds Private Listening Session in NYC For CR4
Cocaine Riot 4 is Out via Datpiff.com
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New York, NY, May 15, 2014 –  On Tuesday, May 13, 2014, The Legion Media Group and Four Kings Management held a private listening session for rapper Chinx for the release of Cocaine Riot 4 Woulda Been Here Sooner at the legendary Jungle City Studios in New York City.

   

Chinx wowed the crowd with his performance of various tracks off of CR4 including smash hits “Couple Niggas” and “Feelings.” Music was provided by DJ AmazinNotable guests include Lenny the Barber, Hot 97’s DJ Bobby Trends, Big Kapp, Hot 97’s Dominican Drew, Dancehall artist Lady Saw, Rapper Smoke DZA, Da Union’s DJ O. Minaya, producer Buda Da Future, Willy Dope and Gif the Great of Par-City, DJ Drewski, Sirius XM’s DJ Juanyto, DJ ZekeHot 97’s DJ Spynfo, P.A. The Lemonade Man, singer Jey Gibbs, as well as Love and Hip Hop’s Kaylin Garcia.

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Hennessy V.S Premier “The Renaissance Period of The African American in Sports”

May 16, 2014 Leave a comment

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Thursday night at Lincoln Center in NYC, Hennessy V.S presented the world premier screening of “The Renaissance Period of The African American in Sports,” a documentary telling the story of nine African American stars from the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin.
 
Before the screening, Hennessy V.S held a private reception for the Olympians in attendance including the films executive producer and Bronze medalist Herb Douglas, film director and producer Bob Lott and Olympian father and son duo Charles Jenkins Sr. and Charles Jenkins Jr.
 
Olympic Gold Medalist, Gabby Douglas introduces the film and is featured alongside Nelson Mandela and several athletes in the 22 minute long documentary which is slated to go on a national tour this summer. Herb Douglas  is the true definition of Hennessy’s mantra, Never stop Never settle. At 92 years old, Douglas is the oldest living Olympian and is continuing to change and impact the world. 

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TV ONE LEXUS VERSES AND FLOW TAPING RECAP

May 13, 2014 Leave a comment

LEXUS VERSES AND FLOW TAPING RECAP ON TV ONE

The fourth season of Lexus Verses And Flow (TV ONE), hosted by Laz Alonso, started off with a bang on Tuesday, May 6th, at Siren’s Hollywood Studios.  The first night of phenomenal performances were done by sultry Grammy Award nominated artist Joe and top-selling recording artist and television star, K. Michelle. On Wednesday, May 7th, memorable moments included performances by R&B Diva, Leela James, Grammy Award Winning Anthony Hamilton, bright new stars Sebastian Mikael and Mali Music, and American Idol, Candice Glover.  In addition, each night included fiery spoken word offerings by a variety of poets.  Past performances on Verses And Flow have included music from Jill Scott, Chrisette Michelle, Elle Varner, Marsha Ambrosius, Estelle, Kem, and more.  SEASON 4 WILL BEGIN AIRING IN AUGUST ON TV ONE

 

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CHARLI XCX, RICO LOVE, AMERICAN AUTHORS, HEZEKIAH WALKER, RICHARD GOTTEHRER, ANGELA HUNTE AND MORE TURN OUT TO CELEBRATE THE 18TH ANNUAL SESAC POP AWARDS

May 6, 2014 Leave a comment

(L to R): SESAC President/COO Pat Collins; SESAC honoree
Nikhil Seetharam; SESAC’s Songwriter of the Year and recipient of Song of the Year,
Charli XCX, and recipient of SESAC’s “Visionary Award” and co-founder of The Orchard,
Richard Gottehrer (Photo Credit: Shawn Ehlers)
James Adam Shelley of American Authors (guitar/banjo), SESAC honoree

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BCT Partners Announces Merger with Lynx Technology Partners

May 5, 2014 Leave a comment

Dr. Randal Pinkett Makes Significant Inroads within Corporate Arena 
BCT Partners Announces Merger with
Lynx Technology Partners
BCT Partners LLC
Left to right: Aric Perminter, Jeffrey Robinson, Randal Pinkett, Dallas Grundy and Lawrence Hibbert

New York, NY – May 5, 2014… 

Dr. Randal Pinkett, co-founder, chairman and CEO of the multimillion dollar management consulting and IT solutions firm, New Jersey-based BCT Partners, spearheaded a  winning Entrepreneurial Empowerment Session on Saturday, May 3, 2014  Rutgers University – Piscataway Campus.

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Celebrity Business Owners Teach Entrepreneurs to Grow Big at the 2nd Annual Dream Project Symposium in Atlanta, GA

April 28, 2014 Leave a comment

EgamiConsultingGrouprsquosCEOTeneshiaJacksonWarnerandCelebrityPanelistandMusicImpresarioKevinLilesatthe2ndAnnualDreamProjectSymposiumattThe 2nd Annual Dream Project Symposium conference which provides entrepreneurs and small business owners access to industry thought leaders and community insiders as well as prepares attendees to do business with Fortune 100 Companies and more, wrapped up on Thursday evening at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel.  Issa Rae, writer, director and producer of the hit series, “The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl,” TV Personality Judge Hatchett, Fashion Bomb Daily’s Claire Siobhan and Alfred Edmond Jr. SVP of Black Enterprise Magazine were among the many that came out to show support. With more than 300 participants from various industries including retail, technology, fashion, creative services and marketing, many left empowered and ready to pursue their business dreams further.

The celebrity panelist and keynote speakers which included Shark Tank‘s Daymond John, Carol’s Daughter CEO Lisa Price, Music Impresario Kevin Liles and The Apprentice winner Dr. Randal Pinkett, was hosted by Egami Consulting Group’s CEO Teneshia Jackson Warner, author of Profit with Purpose.

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Chrisette Michele & Beautiful Textures Take Over World Natural Hair Show

April 28, 2014 1 comment

BEAUTIFUL TEXTURES TEAMS UP WITH CHRISETTE MICHELE AT WORLD NATURAL HAIR SHOW IN ATLANTA

Chrisette Michele teamed up with Beautiful Textures for the 2014 World Natural Hair Show in Atlanta.

(ATLANTA) – April 28, 2014: On Saturday, April 26 and Sunday, April 27, Beautiful Textures dominated the World Natural Hair Show in Atlanta. Held at the Georgia International Convention Center (2000 Convention Center Concourse), the two-day experience was a hit with attendees and featured Grammy-award winning artist, Chrisette Michele! Showcasing an amazing display of products, hair demonstrations and a ton of free giveaways, both days featured celebrity hair stylist, Felicia Leatherwood, and master hair stylist, Pam Hogan, who educated attendees on the new Texture Manageability System (TMS).

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Angela Simmons, Sevyn Streeter Encourage Fans to #TryTMS at Chicago Walmart

April 23, 2014 Leave a comment

ANGELA SIMMONS, SEVYN STREETER

PROMOTE BEAUTIFUL TEXTURES AT

WALMART IN CHICAGO

Angela Simmons & Sevyn Streeter take on Chicago at Walmart for

the Beautiful Textures “Preserving the Beauty of Our Heritage” in-store event. 

(CHICAGO) – April 21, 2014- On Saturday, April 19, 2014, Beautiful Textures presented the “Preserving the Beauty of Our Heritage” in-store experience to Chicago residents. Held at Walmart (8331 S. Stewart Ave.), the event was hosted by WGCI‘s Loni Swain and featured pop culture icon, Angela Simmons, and hit recording artist, Sevyn Streeter.
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FASHION ON BROADWAY’ SOARS ABOVE NYC WITH BOBBY STONE & THE NEW OLD SCHOOL

April 21, 2014 Leave a comment

‘FASHION ON BROADWAY’ SOARS ABOVE NYC WITH THE NEW OLD SCHOOL

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Left Photo: R&B Sensation Tiffany Mynon , Leader of TNOS Bobby Jones and French Montana’s Coke Boyz camp, Ana Baby.
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Celebs Hit the Carpet for L.A. Premiere of ‘A HAUNTED HOUSE 2′

April 17, 2014 Leave a comment

CELEBS HIT THE CARPET FOR

L.A. PREMIERE OF ‘A HAUNTED HOUSE 2′

The Cast (and friends) ofA Haunted House 2′ attend the L.A. premiere at Regal Cinemas L.A. Live

 

(LOS ANGELES) April 17, 2014- Last night, Hollywood hit the red carpet for the L.A. premiere of Open Road Films’ A Haunted House 2.  Cast members Marlon WayansJamie Pressly, Affion Crockett, Essence Atkins, Cedric the Entertainer, and Gabriel Iglesias turned out in style at Regal Cinema L.A. Live to celebrate the release of the film which opens tomorrow.  Special guests in attendance were singer/actress BrandyLisa Raye, Damien Wayans, Omar Epps, Floyd Mayweather, Dawn Richards, Neyo, Shar Jackson, Brely Evans, comedians Niecy Nash and Mike Epps. Written and produced by Wayans, A Haunted House 2 is the sequel to the hilarious box office hit that spoofs the latest supernatural horror movie franchises.
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Smoke DZA Talks Getting Arrested w/ French Montana and More via Cipha Sounds’ Hip Hop Improv TAKE IT PERSONAL

April 16, 2014 Leave a comment

Smoke DZA Talks Getting Arrested with French Montana

and More via Cipha Sounds’ Hip Hop Improv

TAKE IT PERSONAL Will Feature Hip Hop’s Elite Each Show

Smoke DZA on Take It Personal: Hip Hop Improv

Smoke DZA on Take It Personal: Hip Hop Improv

On Friday, April 11, 2014, rapper Smoke DZA stopped by Friday evening as the featured guest inThe Hip Hop Improv Show – TAKE IT PERSONAL presented byHot 97’s Cipha Sounds andUpright Citizens Brigade (UCB), the top improv theatre and school in NYC. Improvisers from Cipha Sounds’ teamA Tribe Called YES[Lydia Hensler, Christian Cappazoli, Abra Tabak, Sean Diston, Natasha Rothwell, and Cipha Sounds] whom reenacted stories originally told by Smoke Dza.

Smoke DZA told a story about how he got arrested outside of Funk Flex’s tunnel party and ended up in the same jail as French Montana, Chinx, and others. Cipha Sounds said, “Since the show is getting so popular I like to use it as a vehicle to showcase underground artists. Smoke dza always has funny stories.”

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Soca Star Farmer Nappy Launches New Album ‘Big People Party’ in New York City

April 14, 2014 Leave a comment

SOCA STAR FARMER NAPPY
LAUNCHES NEW ALBUM
BIG PEOPLE PARTY IN NEW YORK CITY

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April 14, 2014

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New York, NY (FOX FUSE) – Internationally-acclaimed Trinidadian soca star Darryl “Farmer Nappy” Henry officially launched his new album Big People Party to a full-capacity crowd at legendary New York City concert venue Sounds Of Brazil (S.O.B.’s), on April 13, 2014. His third, full-length studio effortBig People Party was released worldwide in stores and online on February 25, 2014 from FOX FUSE, but since it was in the midst of Trinidad’s Carnival season, Farmer was only now able to journey to the media capital of the world, New York City, to promote his new album to media and fans there. Presenting a soca showcase and a free event at that, Farmer breaks new ground for soca music and the culture of Trinidad and Tobago, as he takes full aim at exposing soca to the masses and capturing his spot in the limelight, in the North American market. Read more…

Oprah Winfrey Speaks with Pharrell Williams on “Oprah Prime” This Sunday @ 9pm ET/PT on OWN

April 11, 2014 Leave a comment

PHARRELL WILLIAMS JOINS

OPRAH WINFREY ON “OPRAH PRIME”

THIS SUNDAY, APRIL 13 AT 9PM ET/PT ON OWN

Oprah Winfrey with Pharrell Williams

Photo Credit: Harpo Studios, Inc. / George Burns

High-res images available to download:

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(NEW YORK) April 12, 2014- Oprah meets up with seven-time Grammy Award winner Pharrell Williams, one of the most innovative and sought-after artists in music today. On the heels of his chart topping #1 hit “Happy,” which also received an Oscar nomination for “Despicable Me 2,” Oprah and Pharrell discuss his critically acclaimed album “G I R L,” his rise to fame and how his creative vision has propelled him to music superstardom. They also discuss his recent marriage to Helen Williams and fatherhood. Read more…

NYC’s Fashion Elite Gather for the Premiere of OWN’s “Love in the City;” “For Better or Worse” Tonight @ 9pm

April 9, 2014 Leave a comment

NYC’s FASHION ELITE GATHER FOR THE PREMIERE OF OWN’s ‘LOVE IN THE CITY’

 

The cast of ‘Love in the City’ and Bethann Hardison are all smiles at the Mondrian Soho in New York

(NEW YORK) April 9, 2014 – Last night, some of New York’s fashion elite gathered to celebrate OWN’s new reality series “Love in the City,” which stars real life friends Kiyah WrightBershan ShawChenoa Maxwell and Tiffany Jones. Sponsored by Clairol, the event was held at the chic Mondrian Soho Penthouse and welcomed an esteemed collection of VIPs and tastemakers who enjoyed a fabulous dining experience and cosmopolitan-inspired martinis. Attending the elegant evening was an assembly of who’s who in entertainment, media, beauty and fashion including legendary model and fashion activist Bethann HardisonChef Roble, model Sessilee Lopez, Elle Varner (recording artist), Mona Scott-Young (Monami Entertainment), Angela Yee (Power 105’s “The Breakfast Club”), fashion designer Samantha Black, Marvet BrittoUrsula Stephen (Celebrity Hairstylist), Felicia Walker Benson (Bergdorf Goodman), Arianna Davis (O, the Oprah Magazine), Channing Hargrove (Glam Media), Nicole Chapoteau (Allure), Rajni Jacques (Glamour), Nikki Ogunnaike (Glamour.com),  Kahlana Barfield (In Style), Yolanda Sangweni (Essence.com), Marielle Bobo and Ericka Goodman (Ebony), Monique Taylor (The Wendy Show), Demetria Lucas and Geneva Thomas (“Blood, Sweat & Heels”), Charreah Jackson (Essence), Charlene Dance (Global Marketing Director, Strength of Nature) Rae Holliday (Stuff Fly People Like) and Tai Beauchamp. Also in attendance were “Love in the City” producers Rob Lee and D’Angela Proctor from Core Media as well as OWN reps Jessica Boyer and Terry Danuser. Read more…

Mr. Vegas Shares Virginity Story and More via Cipha Sounds’ Hip Hop Improv TAKE IT PERSONAL

April 8, 2014 1 comment

Mr. Vegas Shares Virginity Story and More via 

Cipha Sounds’ Hip Hop Improv   

TAKE IT PERSONAL Will Feature Hip Hop’s Elite Each Show

Take it Personal ft Mr. Vegas

New York, NY, April 8, 2014-  On Friday, April 4, 2014, reggae and dancehall artist Mr. Vegas stopped by Friday evening as the featured guest inThe Hip Hop Improv Show – TAKE IT PERSONAL presented byHot 97’s Cipha Sounds andUpright Citizens Brigade (UCB), the top improv theatre and school in NYC. Improvisers from Cipha Sounds’ teamA Tribe Called YES [Lydia Hensler, Christian Cappazoli, Abra tabak, Sean Diston, Natasha Rothwell, and Cipha Sounds] whom reenacted stories originally told by Mr. Vegas.

 

During the set, Mr. Vegas shared a story about his first attempt to lose his virginity that was to die for as well as his first trip to America.”Hip Hop Improv is not just for rappers. Tonight we had our first reggae artist Mr. Vegas and his stories dun di place! It doesn’t matter where you come from. Great stories are universal,” Said Cipha Sounds.

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The TMS In-Salon Tour

April 7, 2014 Leave a comment

THE TEXTURE MANAGEABILITY SYSTEM

IN-SALON NATIONAL TOUR

(NEW YORK) – April 7, 2014 – The Beautiful Textures Salon Experience was a huge success! Taking over popular salons in four major cities, the brand aimed to showcase their new product, the Texture Manageability System (TMS) – an innovative new system that presents complete style freedom by allowing natural haired women to go from curly to straight and then back again. Making stops at the LW Salon in Midtown Manhattan, New York (02/09); the Drexina Nelson Salon in Atlanta (02/20); the Christian Fields Style Bar in Chicago (03/09); and The Queen’s Palace Salon in Houston (03/23) the Beautiful Textures Salon Experience was the perfect way to celebrate both women and style! Each stop welcomed guests to a delightful assortment of brunch treats and hors d’oeuvres and featured master stylist, Pam Hogan, as well as master stylist, Tasheara Neshell, who later joined the effort in Chicago. They not only applied the TMS to those attending, but also provided styling options for long-lasting wear and manageability. After they were styled, the guests, who were made up of influential beauty editors, bloggers, media personalities and tastemakers, modeled the final result and provided testimonies about the product. As a send off, they each received an exclusive gift bag chock full of TMS products and other takeaways. Read more…

VH1 Gets In The Myx At “This is Hot 97″ Premiere Party

March 26, 2014 Leave a comment

VH1 GETS IN THE MYX AT  

‘THIS IS HOT 97′ NY PREMIERE PARTY 

 

(NEW YORK)March 26, 2014 – On Monday night, VH1 and Hot 97 along with Monami Entertainment, Eastern TV and Myx Fusions Moscato, premiered the first two episodes of the upcoming unscripted comedy series “This is Hot 97” at Gotham Comedy Club in New York City. Cast members in attendance at the “Myx & Mingle” event included Angie Martinez, Funkmaster Flex, Ebro Darden, Miss Info, Peter Rosenberg, Cipha Sounds, and Laura Stylez. The evening kicked off with Cipha Sounds taking the stage to give the 350+ crowd a warm comedic welcome. He then brought comedian Brooklyn Mike onstage for a hilarious stand-up routine followed by introductory remarks from executive producer and Myx Fusions Moscato CMO Mona Scott-Young. After the viewing, attendees posed their questions to the cast and got their take on the show, which is, in the words of Ebro, “nothing like a reality show.” He maintained that the cast is like family and the show gives viewers an authentic behind-the-scenes look at their funny and lovingly dysfunctional family dynamic. Additional attendees included Mack Wilds, Jennifer Williams (“Basketball Wives”), Chef Roble and Tahiry Jose (“Love & Hip Hop NY”). Music was provided by Hot 97’s own DJ Spynfo.

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Marlon Wayans Promotes #AHauntedHouse2 @ Howard Univ & SWV Concert in D.C.

March 26, 2014 Leave a comment

MARLON WAYANS STOPS IN D.C. AT HOWARD UNIV. & SWV CONCERT TO PROMOTE ‘A HAUNTED HOUSE 2′
Marlon creates his own monumental selfie moment with the communications students at Howard

(NEW YORK) – March 24, 2014 – This past weekend, actor/comedian Marlon Wayans visited Washington, DC to promote his upcoming film A Haunted House 2. On Friday, Marlon spent the day at his alma mater Howard University speaking to students and interviewing with campus media. Marlon spoke about his days at Howard and answered students’ questions about pursuing careers in film and entertainment.

Friday evening, there was a screening of A Haunted House 2 at the Regal Gallery Place followed by a Q&A with Marlon. On Saturday, Marlon surprised fans at a sold out SWV concert at Howard Theatre when he made an appearance to introduce the singing group. The crowd went wild when Marlon walked on stage after a showing of the film’s trailer.

A Haunted House 2 opens nationwide on Friday, April 18.

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Mr Vegas Party Tun Up Video Release Event

March 20, 2014 Leave a comment

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On Tuesday March 18th, Mr. Vegas was in NYC to celebrate the release of his new EDM/Dancehall video “Party Tun Up” remix featuring Sean Paul and Fat Man Scoop along with dancehall hit “Out of Road Medley” ft Mr. Vegas, Wickerman, Mr. Lexx, QQ and Famous Face, at hit club Studio XXI.

Mr. Vegas and Fat Man Scoop were in attendance interacting with the fans and engaging with press. Attendees sipped on Exculsiv Vodka while DJ Kondo, DJ Starr, and DJ FugiSlim kept the event going spinning songs from Mr. Vegas long list of hit records.

Mr. Vegas was also presented with the unlabelled award for “Most Impressive Caribbean Artist” from Fashion Bloc. Read more…

Combat Jack Shares Untold Story About Lyor Cohen via Cipha Sounds’ Hip Hop Improv TAKE IT PERSONAL

March 18, 2014 Leave a comment

 

Combat Jack Shares Untold Lyor Cohen Story via

Cipha Sounds’ Hip Hop Improv

TAKE IT PERSONAL Will Feature Hip Hop’s Elite Each Show
Take it Personal ft Combat Jack

New York, NY, March 18, 2014 –  On Friday, March 14th, 2014, Hip Hop personality and former Entertainment Attorney Reggie Osse AKA Combat Jack stopped by Friday evening as the featured guest in The Hip Hop Improv Show – TAKE IT PERSONAL presented by Hot 97’s Cipha Sounds and Upright Citizens Brigade (UCB), the top improv theatre and school in NYC. Improvisers from Cipha Sounds’ team A Tribe Called YES [ Anthony Atamanuik, Shaun Diston, Brandon Gardener, Lydia Hensler, Natasha Rothwell, and Cipha Sounds] whom reenacted stories originally told by Combat Jack.

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Melyssa Ford Hosts Blood, Sweat & Heels Finale Viewing Party in NYC

March 17, 2014 Leave a comment

 photo melyssaford_zps692512d4.jpgSunday, March 16th, in New York City, there was a finale viewing party hosted by one of the stars of the reality series, Blood, Sweat & Heels, Melyssa Ford. The event took place at The Monarch in New York City, where Purity Vodka was being served freely to all guests invited to watch the final episode of the season. Read more…

Pink+ Dolphin Presents JMBLYA Official SXSW Takeover Featuring Wiz Khalifa & Steve Aoki

March 16, 2014 Leave a comment

Pink+ Dolphin Presents JMBLYA Official SXSW Takeover

Featuring Wiz Khalifa & Steve Aoki

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 14, 2014

PERFORMANCES BY:  Wiz Khalifa, Steve Aoki, The Taylor Gang, Ty Dolla $ign, Chevy Woods, Berner, Tuki Carter, Courtney Noelle, Sage the Gemini, IAMSU!, G-Eazy, Tory Lanez, Vic Mensa, Mack Wilds, Keys N Krates, Dillon Cooper, LoudPVCK

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 14, 2014

Thousands of fans lined up outside of the Austin Music Hall on Thursday, March 13, 2014 to witness the first night of DNES Marketing’s three-part SXSW Takeover, JMBLYA presented by global, streetwear brand, Pink + Dolphin. Co-headliner Steve Aoki drove the crowd into a frenzy with an hour-long, interactive set complete with crowd rafting and his signature cake hurdling. The world renowned DJ took the concept of crowd surfing to a whole new level, riding an air mattress on fans. Headlining act Wiz Khalifa and the Taylor Gang, Chevy Woods, Courtney Noelle, Tuki Carter, Ty Dolla $ign and Berner brought the house party experience to the stage, rife with expected party favors and high energy. Amber Rose shared a kiss with Wiz and Ty Dolla $ign performed his club hit “Paranoid.”  The first night of SWSX Takeover ended on a very high note.

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