ENTERTAINERS 4 EDUCATION ALLIANCE UNVEILS I WILL GRADUATE POSTER CAMPAIGN Featuring GRAMMY AWARD WINNING DUO MARY MARY
Entertainers 4 Education Alliance unveiled the I WILL GRADUATE ‘Overcoming is Winning’ poster featuring three-time Grammy Award winning duo and stars of the self-named WE TV series, MARY MARY. The ceremony was held on, May 8th 2012 on the steps of New York’s City Hall.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said, “We launched the Interagency Task Force on Truancy, Chronic Absenteeism and School Engagement to make sure our children attend and ultimately graduate from school. The supportive message of the Entertainers for Education Alliance poster campaign “Overcoming is Winning” reinforces this lesson and will help encourage our students to pursue the education they need.”
Chaka Khan in Concert…Kennedy Center…United Nations…Howard Theatre…Music Icons Sheds 60 Pounds…Discuss Health and More
Ten-time GRAMMY® Award-winner Chaka Khan joined David Foster and Friends at the Kennedy Center Spring Gala in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, May 6, to raise money for arts education. Foster’s other “friends” included singers Jewel and Peter Cincotti, along with trumpeter Chris Botti, violinist Caroline Campbell, soprano Angel Blue and a multicultural group of new and developing artists. Chaka performed “Through the Fire,” “I’m Every Woman,” and the newly penned “The Promise That We Make,” which she performed for the finale with all performers and 40 wives of military servicemen. Read more…
Who: “Adorable P”
What: Sniper Squad DJ’s, LLC
Why: Sniper Squad DJ’s was created to primarily create a viable network of DJ’s to address the the needs and resources of the DJ first, ahead of the artists seeking promotion. “The DJ is the architect and the backbone for hip-hop and beyond,” Payton often states. “DJ’s continue to be just as relevant as the artists that seek to promote their music. We are for the DJ’s, with the DJ’s, and provide to the DJ’s first.” With careful attention paid to the concerns and current business trends of several DJ’s, Payton and her team continue to lay groundwork involving several different aspects of the business and cultural needs of the DJ. Sniper Squad DJ’s continue to build a close-knit organization of diverse DJ’s and select industry tastemakers, both nationally and internationally, transcending well beyond the realms of not only hip-hop and otherwise urban music, but also inclusive of all genres of music. Sniper Squad DJ’s can be found on terrestrial, satellite and internet radio, mixtapes, club and mobile events, in addition to artist and tour DJ’s. Expansion will include select industry tastemakers that promote cultural diversity and uphold a strong sense of professionalism and integrity, both personally and professionally. The Sniper Squad DJ’s believe that proper performance speaks for itself, on and off stage