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New Album (May 6) – Ragga Ragga Ragga 2014

April 23, 2014 Leave a comment

GREENSLEEVES RELEASES THERAW AND X-RATED DANCEHALL SERIES

RAGGA RAGGA RAGGA 2014 ON MAY 6

Featuring Spice, Vybz Kartel, Busy Signal, Elephant Man, Gyptian, Christopher Martin and more

Ragga Ragga Ragga 2014, the annual dancehall series from Greensleeves, will hits the streets on May 6th, 2014. This go-to compilation has earned its stripes worldwide by consistently providing the season’s breaking hits that are bubbling in the club and busting on the streets.
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STEVE & MARJORIE HARVEY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES HOSTS & PERFORMANCE BY KEM FOR THEIR 2014 GALA

April 21, 2014 Leave a comment

THE STEVE & MARJORIE HARVEY FOUNDATION TO HOST 2014 GALA IN CHICAGO

 

Honoring Pastor Corey Brooks, Magic and Cookie Johnson, Walgreens’ Steve Pemberton and Screen Gems’ Clint Culpepper, and Performance by KEM

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Chicago, IL (April 21, 2014) – The Steve and Marjorie Harvey Foundation will host a dynamic evening of inspiration, entertainment and more when founders Steve and Marjorie Harvey usher in their 2014 gala in Chicago on May 3, 2014. A vital call to action marking their fourth gala event and first time in Chicago, The Steve and Marjorie Harvey Foundation Gala will be hosted by Steve Harvey and NBC Chicago’s Michelle Relerford, at the Hilton Chicago to impact the future of young men and women nationwide. Leading the charge for the evening with the Power of Three experience: Potential, Passion and Purpose, The Steve and Marjorie Harvey Foundation Gala will feature the acclaimed song stylings of Grammy-nominated artist KEM, and honor Pastor Corey Brooks, Cookie Johnson and Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Walgreens’ Steve Pemberton, and Screen Gems’ Clint Culpepper, with support from Influence Sponsor Coca-Cola, Empower Sponsor State Farm, Motivate Sponsors Essence, Neiman Marcus, Premiere Networks, Morgan Stanley, and more.

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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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A Personal Resurrection: How I Got Over Myself When It Came to Easter

April 17, 2014 Leave a comment

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Easter Eggs

I used to be the main one screaming at the top of her lungs about the commercialization of Easter. Ranting about how church folk, some of whom I hadn’t seen in the pews since Christmas or New Year’s Eve, use the day solely as an opportunity to show off their fancy, over-priced clothes instead of worshipping the risen Savior. I’d say, “don’t Black folk know the REAL reason why we get so fly on Sundays.” (research off-day for slaves) I’d go on and on about how department stores and companies take advantage of us. Read more…

Hus Kingpin – Hardknock

April 13, 2014 Leave a comment
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Jahna Sebastian & The Lost Enemy – One and a Million

April 9, 2014 Leave a comment

2ND ANNUAL EGYPT’S SISTER’S KEEPER SHUT-IN BRINGS WOMEN OF COLOR TOGETHER TO DISPEL STEREOTYPES WHILE ENCOURAGING SISTERHOOD AND EMPOWERMENT

April 9, 2014 Leave a comment

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2ND ANNUAL EGYPT’S SISTER’S KEEPER SHUT-IN BRINGS WOMEN OF COLOR TOGETHER TO DISPEL STEREOTYPES WHILE ENCOURAGING SISTERHOOD AND EMPOWERMENT

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ATLANTIC RECORDS TO RELEASE “NEIGHBORS (ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK)”;

April 2, 2014 Leave a comment

ATLANTIC RECORDS TO RELEASE “NEIGHBORS (ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK)”;

MUSICAL COMPANION TO UPCOMING UNIVERSAL PICTURES’ COMEDY STARRING SETH ROGEN AND ZAC EFRON INCLUDES NEW SONG FROM FLO RIDA AND HITS FROM MISSY ELLIOT, ICONA POP, KE$HA, THEOPHILUS LONDON & MORE

SOUNDTRACK ARRIVES DIGITALLY ONAPRIL 29TH

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Atlantic Records announced today the release of “NEIGHBORS (ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK),” the musical companion to Universal Pictures’ upcoming comedy starring Seth Rogen and Zac Efron.  The album arrives at all DSPs on April 29th; Neighbors arrives in theatres nationwide on May 9th.

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Damien Sneed Receives the Sphinx Medal of Excellence + Performs at Carnegie Hall

March 27, 2014 Leave a comment

Damien Sneed Receives the 2014 Sphinx Medal of Excellence Honor with Events at the Kennedy Center and

The Supreme Court of the United States

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Sneed Performed at the Historic Carnegie Hall with Lalah Hathaway,

Jimmy Heath and Others

(New York, NY –March 26, 2014) – Conductor, pianist, producer and recording artist Damien L. Sneed recently received the 2014 Sphnix Medal of Excellence honor, alongside Pedrito Martinez and Carla Dirlikov. The annual Sphinx Medals of Excellence honor extraordinary Black and Latino leaders in music who, early in their careers, demonstrate artistic excellence, outstanding work ethic, a spirit of determination, and leadership. The John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, the Aspen Institute Arts Program and the Sphinx Organization presented the medals at an exclusive luncheon at the Kennedy Center. Kathy Kruse of the Kennedy Center and Adam Erickson of the Aspen Institute welcomed the guests, and the awards were presented by Sphinx founder, Aaron P. Dworkin, and Sphinx board members Ken Fischer,president of the University Musical Society and Sandra Gibson, consulting advisor to the DeVos Institute for Arts Leadership at the Kennedy Center. In addition, the Sphinx Organization presented each honoree with a $50,000 career grant to further their professional pursuits. Read more…

KEVIN GATES Nearly Doubles His First Week Sales Record With New Mixtape BY ANY MEANS

March 26, 2014 1 comment

 KEVIN GATES NEARLY DOUBLES HIS FIRST WEEK SALES RECORD WITH NEW MIXTAPE BY ANY MEANS!

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Bread Winners Association artist Kevin Gates has achieved his highest chart debut landing at No. 3 on the Current Rap Albums Overall Chart and at No. 17 on the Billboard 200 with his acclaimed new mixtape BY ANY MEANS. The mixtape (compilation of songs, versus complete “album”) also landed at No. 5  on the Current R&B / Hip Hop Albums Chart and at No. 8 on the Overall Digital Albums Chart.

On the FIRST DAY of on-sale (March 18), Gates’ sales numbers for BY ANY MEANS exceeded the total amount sold in the FIRST WEEK of his previous mixtape release STRANGER THAN FICTION.

Phenomenally, Gates also offered a *simultaneous* free download of BY ANY MEANS via digital partner DatPiff. The mixtape achieved over 117k downloads in the first week via DatPiff.

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Snoop Dogg – Miss Everything

March 21, 2014 Leave a comment

The FLOACIST: “Try Something New (I Do)”

March 21, 2014 Leave a comment
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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…

Nu Generation Studios Makes International Debut with ‘Carnival Riddim’

March 19, 2014 1 comment

NU GENERATION STUDIOS MAKES
INTERNATIONAL DEBUT WITH
CARNIVAL RIDDIM
 

Album Available Worldwide on April 1, 2014 with
Pre-Order Available Now, from FOX FUSE
 

 

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March 18, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

New York, NY (FOX FUSE) - Trinidad-based Nu Generation Studios releases its tantalizing and timely soca compilation Carnival Riddim – Various Artists, available worldwide from all major digital retailers on April 1, 2014, with pre-order available now, distributed by FOX FUSE. Nu Generation Studios makes its international debut with this album by now having its music digitally distributed worldwide via FOX FUSE, thus keeping the wonderful sounds of Trinidad Carnival alive year round. Read more…

“Key & Peele” Seasons 1 and 2 Combo Available on DVD and Blu-ray on Tuesday, March 25

March 17, 2014 1 comment

COMEDY’S CENTRAL’S® HIT SKETCH COMEDY DUO “KEY & PEELE” NOW AVAILABLE TO TAKE HOME; SEASONS 1 AND 2 COMBO RELEASE OUT ON BLU-RAY AND DVD ON TUESDAY, MARCH 25

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  • Release Features Exclusive Bonus Content, Including More from Luther, Obama’s Anger Translator; “Vandaveon and Mike: Critiquer’s Corner”; Key and Peele Live at South Beach Comedy Festival; Outtakes and Audio Commentaries Read more…

Macy Gray Makes Anticipated Return to Music with New Song “Stoned”

March 17, 2014 Leave a comment

 
GRAMMY AWARD WINNING SINGER MACY GRAY RETURNS WITH NEW UPLIFTING PREVIEW TRACK “STONED”

 

“Stoned” is available on iTunes and is featured on her forthcoming album The Way, out this summer! 

 

 

Grammy Award winning soul singer Macy Gray makes her highly-anticipated return to music with a new song and viral video for “Stoned,” the first preview track from her forthcoming album The Way, out this summer. “Stoned” is a feel-good record about finding independence and comfort after being stood up on a date by your significant other.

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Far East Movement feat. Riff Raff, Schoolboy Q & B.O.B. | The Illest (Remix)

March 12, 2014 Leave a comment

Go With Your Flow!!

March 10, 2014 Leave a comment

Go With Your Flow!  – Daily Word March 10, 2014 
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KANDI COVERS JET BEAUTIFULLY

March 10, 2014 1 comment

KANDI COVERS JET

Real Housewives of Atlanta Star, Kandi Burruss,

Gets Candid with JET

 

The Reality Star Dishes

on Love, Career, and “Mama Joyce”

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Verbal Kent – Sound Of The Weapon (9th Wonder Remix)

March 9, 2014 Leave a comment

Frost214 “If I Die Tonight”

March 7, 2014 1 comment
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YG ANNOUNCES MY KRAZY LIFE HEADLINING TOUR FEATURING DJ MUSTARD!

March 6, 2014 1 comment

YG ANNOUNCES MY KRAZY LIFE HEADLINING TOUR FEATURING DJ MUSTARD!

 

YG RELEASES DOCUMENTARY, MY KRAZY LIFE, TRAILER ON COMPLEX TV 

 

DEBUT ALBUM, MY KRAZY LIFE, HITS STORES MARCH 18,PRE-ORDER ALBUM NOW!!

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(March 06, 2014 – LOS ANGELES, CA)  West Coast rapper YG, originator of mixtape street party anthems, announces his headlining MY KRAZY LIFE tour featuring longtime collaborator and Grammy®-nominated producer DJ Mustard. The domestic tour kicks off on March 29th in Syracuse, NY and ends on June 4th in Ashland, OR.  Lucky fans can win the chance to meet YG at an upcoming show, as well as receive a limited edition autographed album canvas by showing proof of purchase of the MY KRAZY LIFE pre-order (cop the pre-order here: http://smarturl.it/iMyKrazyLife). Fans can enter by submitting a picture of their pre-order receipt on their social platforms using the hashtag #MyKrazyLife or e-mail: ygmykrazylife@gmail.com for a chance to win. There are also limited VIP meet and greet packages available for the MY KRAZY LIFE tour, which includes a meet and greet, an autographed copy of the MY KRAZY LIFE album, official Bompton merchandise and more. For details, please visit: www.future-beat.com. Read more…

@OfficialCoreDJs Mixshow Hot List (3/3/2014)

March 3, 2014 Leave a comment

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Hear NEW mixshow priority music from your favorite artists & labels.
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Bobby V – Never Give Up

March 3, 2014 Leave a comment
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Jahna Sebastian Releases her Current EP “The Edge Of Love” and Retains KLPR Group as her Public Relations Firm

February 26, 2014 2 comments

Jahna Sebastian Releases her Current EP “The Edge Of Love” and Retains KLPR Group as her Public Relations Firm
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New York, NY- February 24, 2014 –  Jahna Sebastian who was classically trained on piano and earned her degree in “Music Business” at the age of 20 at the prestigious Russian Academy of Music is a multifaceted power house of talent. With her sultry vocals, captivating lyrics, hypnotic beats and exotic beauty she is a force to be reckon with. Not only is she an amazing singer and songwriter, she is an accomplished producer and engineer as well as the owner of a recording studio, Multivizion Music which since its inception has become the nucleus of Russian rap and grime scene in London. She has engineered and produced for many artist including the Russian rapper Oxxxymiron who was named Discovery of the Year at the Russian GQ awards.

Although Ms. Sebastian has achieved success, it was not without difficulty, after fleeing Russia to escape racism and persecution from neo- Nazi thugs, she made London her home to only face additional adversity. After trying to claim asylum she was detained illegally at the Yarl’s Wood detention center while three months pregnant on November 21, 2007, for two months to fight being deported back to Russia. At Yarl’s Wood she wasn’t able to receive proper medical attention as there was no facilities for pregnant women, she suffered malnourishment and wasn’t able to receive a vital ultrasound at five months to detect birth defects. Despite facing these trials and tribulations she fought and after a two year battle which included writing to the Queen of England of her wrongful imprisonment and receiving a reply from the Queen acknowledging the points she made and offering her support. Ms. Sebastian’s case was finally approved and she was granted her stay in UK. Read more…

JUSTIN BIEBER’S “BABY” MUSIC VIDEO HITS ONE BILLION VIEWS ACROSS VEVO!

February 24, 2014 Leave a comment

JUSTIN BIEBER’S “BABY” MUSIC VIDEO HITS ONE BILLION VIEWS ACROSS VEVO

 

“Baby” is Vevo’s Most Viewed Music Video Ever

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Fans Mobilize to Push “Baby” to 10X CERTIFIED

Before Singer’s 20th Birthday

NEW YORK February 24, 2014 – Justin Bieber’s music video “Baby” has delivered more than one billion views across Vevo, making it the most watched clip ever on the world’s all-premium music video and entertainment platform. Read more…

DEF JAM RECORDING ARTIST YG’s MY KRAZY LIFE ALBUM PRE-SALE AVAILABLE NOW ON ITUNES!

February 21, 2014 Leave a comment

DEF JAM RECORDING ARTIST YG’s MY KRAZY LIFE ALBUM PRE-SALE AVAILABLE NOW ON ITUNES!


LEAD TRACK “MY N***A” FEATURING JEEZY AND RICH HOMIE QUAN IS CERTIFIED RIAA PLATINUM WITH 57+ MILLION YOUTUBE VIEWS!

DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM MY KRAZY LIFE, ARRIVING IN STORES MARCH 18th ON DEF JAM RECORDINGS

“MY N***A” REMIX FT. LIL WAYNE, MEEK MILL & NICKI MINAJ OUT NOW!

 

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(Feb. 20, 2014 – New York, NY)  West Coast rapper YG, originator of mixtape street party anthems, launches the pre-order for his highly anticipated debut album, MY KRAZY LIFE, today on iTunes. Following the success of his first RIAA platinum million-selling single “My N***a” featuring Jeezy and Rich Homie Quan, the pre-order for MY KRAZY LIFE underscores big expecta­tions. Fans who pre-order the album, they will instantly receive YG’s 3 latest tracks, “Who Do You Love” featuring Drake, “Left Right” featuring DJ Mustard, and “My N***a”. The explosive “My N***a” remix video featuring Lil Wayne, Meek Mill and Nicki Minaj will be available to those who pre-order the deluxe version of the album Read more…

Cmon Son! 77 – Samuel Jackson Went Off!

February 13, 2014 Leave a comment

Wiz Khalifa “We Dem Boyz”

February 13, 2014 Leave a comment
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Lil Duval On The No Judgment Zone

February 11, 2014 Leave a comment
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