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TGT MAKE LONG AWAITED DEBUT AS “THREE KINGS” ARRIVES AT LAST

August 20, 2013 2 comments

TGT MAKE LONG AWAITED DEBUT AS “THREE KINGS” ARRIVES AT LAST;

UNDISPUTED R&B SUPERGROUP CELEBRATE

WITH SUCCESSFUL TOUR AND EXCLUSIVE NATIONAL EVENTS;

NEW SINGLE, “I NEED,” IMPACTING NOW;

“THREE KINGS” AVAILABLE TODAY IN STORES & AT ALL DSPS

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Atlantic recording group TGT (Tyrese, Ginuwine, Tank) has announced this week’s release of their hugely anticipated debut album. “THREE KINGS” – which features the hit singles, “Sex Never Felt Better” and “I Need” – arrives today in stores and all digital retailers.

TGT recently heralded the album’s release with this summer’s smash “Three Kings Tour,” a nationwide tour that included sold out headline dates and showstopping main stage performances at such events as New York’s Groovin In The Park, Virginia’s 46th annual Hampton Jazz Festival, and the 2013 Essence Music Festival in New Orleans. In addition, the superstar trio hosted a series of exclusive listening parties, personally introducing “THREE KINGS” to fans in such cities as Dallas, Chicago, and Washington, DC. Read more…

MMG/ATLANTIC RECORDS ARTIST, WALE, THIRD STUDIO ALBUM “THE GIFTED” CHARTS #1 IN THE COUNTRY

July 6, 2013 Leave a comment

ATLANTIC RECORDS RELEASES DIGITAL MAGAZINE CELEBRATING WALE’S RELEASE
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“The Gifted” will likely turn Skeptics into Lovers – Vibe Magazine

In the words of his mentor Jay Z, “Men lie, Women lie. Numbers don’t.” And, today, Wale’s number is 1. After over 150,000 units sold in its first week, this MMG superstar’s third studio album, “The Gifted,” is the number one album in the country.

Early on, the project showed signs of being a smash hit. With singles like “BAD,” maintaining its #1 position on the charts for 7 consecutive weeks and now resting comfortably at gold, “Clappers” featuring: Nicki Minaj and Juicy J being crowned the summer club anthem by the zealous blog world and the soulful “LoveHate Thing” featuring soul singer and new comer, Sam Dew, defining the era of an emerging “New Black Soul,” music aficionados have inspired both fans and critics alike to call Wale a “genius” for this latest offering. Read more…

TGT ANNOUNCE “I NEED”

July 2, 2013 Leave a comment

TGT ANNOUNCE “I NEED”;

R&B SUPERGROUP UNVEILS NEW SINGLE FROM FORTHCOMING ALBUM “3 KINGS”;

ACCLAIMED TRIO TO TAKE THE MAIN STAGE AT 2013 ESSENCE MUSIC FESTIVAL;

CURRENTLY ON THE NATIONWIDE “3 KINGS TOUR”;

“3 KINGS” ARRIVES EVERYWHERE AUGUST 20TH

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New News on Motown Gospel Recording Artist Tasha Cobbs

May 9, 2013 1 comment

 

Motown Gospel Recording Artist Tasha Cobbs’

Album Grace Moves to #4 on

Billboard‘s Top Gospel Albums Chart

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EMI Gospel Recording Artist VaShawn Mitchell’s Forthcoming Project, “Created 4 This” Available In Stores August 28

July 16, 2012 Leave a comment

EMI Gospel Recording Artist VaShawn Mitchell’s Forthcoming Project, Created 4 This Available In Stores August 28

Mitchell Performed with Fantasia at the ESSENCE Music Festival

Mitchell Featured on the Cover of ROOT Magazine
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ESSENCE and Music Icon CHAKA KHAN Join Together for a Special Graduation Ceremony at 2012 ESSENCE Music Festival

June 20, 2012 Leave a comment

ESSENCE and Music Icon Chaka Khan Join Together for a

Special Graduation Ceremony at 2012 Essence Music Festival

ESSENCE, The Chaka Khan Foundation and the Institute of Women and Ethnic Studies Partners with Verizon to Salute the Triumphs of Post-Katrina Women of New Orleans

33 Remarkable Women to Graduate from the SuperLife Transformation Program Read more…

Myesha Chaney’s Debut CD “Take Him to the World” In Stores July 3 and More

May 30, 2012 Leave a comment

Image Hosted by ImageShack.usKingdomanity/Relevé Entertainment inspirational recording artist Myesha Chaney will release her debut CD, Take Him to the World, in stores and online everywhere on July 3.  Myesha has burst onto the gospel music scene with a fresh new sound and a simple but radical goal: to take Jesus into the world by any means necessary. It’s the concept and the title of her debut CD. She is taking Jesus to the world through music that captivates and changes the lives of people in and outside of the church.  The lyrics of her songs focus on praise and worship of a loving and powerful God while she effortlessly fuses urban worship with rock and soul.  She brings to her music a unique artistic vision shaped by both her creative energy and her roles as a pastor’s wife, minister, worship leader, radio personality and columnist.

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Aretha Franklin Celebrates Her 70th Birthday in Royal Style

March 27, 2012 Leave a comment

Image Hosted by ImageShack.usAretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, celebrated her 70th birthday in royal style on Saturday, March 24, in New York City. About 80 friends and colleagues gathered at The Helmsley Park Lane Hotel in Manhattan for the celebration, which included a four course meal and outstanding entertainment.

The guest list spanned the worlds of entertainment, publishing, media, business, and academia, and included: music mogul Clive Davis, Diane  Sawyer, Rev. Al Sharpton, opera mega star Kathleen Battle, author and professor of sociology Michael Eric Dyson, BET President and CEO Debra Lee, ESSENCE Communications President Michelle Ebanks, entertainment attorney L. Londell McMillan, Tony Award-winning choreographer George Faison, Harlem musical theater great Vy Higginsen, music great Nona Hendryx, and numerous others.

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TV One To Broadcast Essence Music Festival

August 30, 2011 Leave a comment

“TV ONE NIGHT ONLY: LIVE FROM THE ESSENCE MUSIC FESTIVAL” TO PREMIERE ON TV ONE MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 AT 8 PM ET

– Star-studded, two-hour special produced in conjunction with ESSENCE includes performances by Mary J. Blige, Usher, New Edition, Jill Scott, Jennifer Hudson, Boyz II Men, Chaka Khan, El DeBarge and more. –

The reunion of New Edition is one of many incredible music performances included in “TV One Night Only: Live from the Essence Music Festival” premiering on TV One Monday, September 5 at 8:00PM ET. Read more…

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