SOUTHERN LACED TAKES FIVE WITH GOLDEN BROOKS

It’s hard to forget the sassiness of Maya Wilkes from the classic hit sitcom Girlfriends. Black women from all over America fell in love with actress Golden Brooks as she brought this entertaining and outspoken character to life from 2000 to 2008. Since the finale of Girlfriends, Golden has appeared on the CW’s drama Hart…

Bryant Myers Leaves the Past Behind and Looks to the Future with “Relax”

The new single from Bryant Myers’ highly anticipated Sophomore Album “Bendecido,” to be released October 30October 23, 2020) – One of the most influential artists in the genre, Latin Trap pioneer Bryant Myers releases his new single “Relax,” today. The highly anticipated single is featured on his upcoming sophomore studio album Bendecido. Produced by Charlie…

JSU’s Sonic Boom of the South joins with YouTube for original livestream event

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Jackson State University’s Sonic Boom of the South is partnering with YouTube for “HBCU Homecoming 2020: Meet Me on the Yard.” The two-hour event will livestream at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, and celebrate the excellence of HBCU culture and traditions, including celebrity guests and a performance by the Sonic Boom. A collaboration…

Mississippi state Sen. Hillman T. Frazier will keynote 143rd Founders’ Day at JSU

(JACKSON, Miss.) — State Sen. Hillman T. Frazier will keynote Jackson State University’s 143rd Founders’ Day Convocation at 10 a.m.  Thursday, Oct. 22. The event will be streamed virtually from Rose E. McCoy Auditorium. A native of Jackson, Mississippi, Frazier is a graduate of Jackson State University and George Washington University Law School. He served in…

Nickelodeon Lets Kids’ Voices Be Heard This Election Season With Return of Bellwether “Kids’ Vote” Poll and Brand-New Nick News: Kids Pick the President Special Hosted by Keke Palmer

Nick’s “Kids’ Vote” Launches Today, With Results Revealed in Nick News Special, Premiering Tuesday, Oct. 27, at 7 P.M. (ET/PT) October 20, 2020 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time HOLLYWOOD, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nickelodeon is letting kids’ voices be heard this election season with the return of its bellwether “Kids’ Vote” poll and a brand-new Nick News: Kids…

Snoop Dogg, T.I., Monica, Cordae, G Herbo and Trae Tha Truth Added to the Star-studded Lineup Participants and Presenters at the 2020 BET “HIP HOP AWARDS”

Global Superstar Lil Wayne Joins the Line-up of Must See Performances The 15th Annual BET “HIP HOP AWARDS” Premieres Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 9PM ET/PT  ‘Hip Hop Has Something to Say…#VOTE’ #HipHopAwards October 20, 2020 10:55 AM Eastern Daylight Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The 2020 BET “HIP HOP AWARDS” is heating up with a newly announced lineup…

BET’s ‘Project CRE8” Winning Film, “Alieu the Dreamer,” Starring Denzel Whitaker to World Premiere on Thursday, October 22 at 10 PM ET/PT on BET

Written and Directed by Quincy G. Ledbetter the Original Sci-fi Drama Was the Winning Script of BET’s Nationwide Search for America’s Next Undiscovered Filmmaker #ProjectCRE8 #AlieuTheDreamer October 19, 2020 02:01 PM Eastern Daylight Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, BET and Paramount Players announce the premiere date for the winning movie script of BET’s nationwide competition ‘Project…

Marshawn Lynch Joins Big Run Studios to Launch Special Beast Mode Tournament on Skillz

Bingo Brings Communities Together to Celebrate Blackout Bingo’s First Birthday with Branded Beast Mode Prizes and Donation to Fam 1st Family Foundation October 16, 2020 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time OAKLAND, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hit mobile games developer and publisher Big Run Studios, in collaboration with leading mobile games platform Skillz, today announced a new partnership with…

Brandy Releases New Single “No Tomorrow Part 2”ft. Ty Dolla $ign

Single will be performed onThe Billboard Awards tonight (NBC; 8 PM) Critically-acclaimed album, b7, out now! STREAM/BUY “NO TOMORROW PART 2” HERE (October 14, 2020) – GRAMMY Award-winning singer/songwriter Brandy releases a new single, “No Tomorrow Part 2,” ft. Ty Dolla $ign, today.  Brandy’s first studio album in 8 years, b7, was released on July 31st to critical…

JUICY J RELEASES VIDEO FOR SINGLE”LOAD IT UP” FT. NLE CHOPPA

FORTHCOMING ALBUM THE HUSTLE CONTINUESDUE NOVEMBER 27 “Beyond his growing catalog of features as both a producer as well as a rapper, his influence remains deeply felt and frequently paid homage to.” -Forbes “He’s aware of the extraordinary circumstances of his life so far—that it’s rare for a broke teenager from Memphis to become a…

Center for Innovation earns top honor from University Economic Development Association

(JACKSON, Miss.) — The Center for Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development at Jackson State University earned the 2020 Award of Excellence for Innovation during a virtual summit at the headquarters of the University Economic Development Association (UEDA) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The award recognized JSU for developing a culture of innovation among faculty, staff and students….

iHeartMedia Partners with Horror Studio Blumhouse Television and Creator of Supernatural Podcast “Lore” Aaron Mahnke to Produce Immersive Halloween Podcast Series Starring Emmy Award-Winning Actor Keegan-Michael Key

Premiering October 19, podcast “Aaron Mahnke’s 13 Days of Halloween” invites fans of horror into “Hawthorne Manor” and an all-new world of terror that uses cutting-edge binaural audio technology, dropping daily in the 13 days leading up to Halloween NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–iHeartMedia, the No. 1 commercial podcast publisher globally, today announced the release of “Aaron…

Singer/Songwriter Ally Durr releases new single “What You Livin’ For”

Musical artist and designer Ally Durr debuts her first single, “What You Livin’ For” with a soulful sound and vocals that deliver a positive message to value and enjoy the beauty of one’s life, be driven, and recognize the importance of living despite everyday hardships. Her cover art visually expresses renewal, royalty, and stability, which…

R&B STAR SEVYN STREETER RELEASES STEAMY MUSIC VIDEO FOR “KISSEZ”FEAT. DAVIDO

(October 8, 2020) – Renowned singer/songwriter Sevyn Streeter drops the steamy visual for her sultry single “Kissez” feat. Davido via TStreetz Corp/Groundwērk/eOne. The music video is directed by Malakai. BUY/STREAM “KISSEZ” HERE “Kissez” serves as the perfect follow-up to “HMU” – the seductive track and visual Sevyn released in September (listen HERE/watch HERE). In November,…

Council on Social Work Education awards JSU student $10,000 minority fellowship

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Anthony D. Jones has been awarded a 2020-21 Council on Social Work Education Minority Fellowship. The fellowship pays $10,000 for participation. The purpose of this program is to reduce health disparities and improve behavioral health care outcomes for racially and ethnically diverse populations by increasing the number of culturally competent master’s-level behavioral…

JSU political science department, students leaders to host virtual vote rally today; Thompson, Horne set as panelists

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Jackson State University’s Department of Political Science, the Political Science Club, and the Fannie Lou Hamer Pre-Law Society are hosting a virtual “Get Out and Vote” rally at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 8. Taking place during National Voter Education Week, the rally is designed to encourage college students and others to “Get Out and Vote”….

iHeartMedia Launches “HBCU Homecoming Celebration on iHeartRadio” to Recognize Notable Alumni and Students From Historically Black Colleges and Universities Nationwide

Beginning October 19, the Month-Long Celebration In Partnership with McDonald’s USA and Ulta Beauty Will Feature Custom Vignettes, Special Podcast Episodes and an All-Day Homecoming Event on November 12Including a Virtual Panel, Pre-show and Performances La La Anthony, Lionel Richie, Toni Braxton and Wale Among Other Notable HBCU Alumni Will Be Spotlighted in the HBCU…

The General® Partners With Black Entrepreneurs Day: A Celebration of Black Business

October 06, 2020 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time NASHVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The General® Insurance announced today that it has partnered with Daymond John, original cast member of ABC’s 4-time Emmy Award winning show, Shark Tank, to support the inaugural Black Entrepreneurs Day. Coined as “a celebration of Black business,” Black Entrepreneurs Day is a free virtual…

Origin Bank establishes $40,000 endowed scholarship for JSU students

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Origin Bank recently created a $40,000 endowed scholarship to support students at Jackson State University. Two students will be awarded $1,000 each annually. Funds for eligible students can be used to pay for tuition, textbooks, supplies and other fees in the cost of education. Origin Bancorp Inc. is a financial holding company that…