JSU announces “It’s a Different World” Homecoming 2022

Homecoming concert will feature rapper Moneybagg Yo JACKSON, Mississippi –  Jackson State University “It’s a Different World” Homecoming 2022 is set for Oct. 15-22, and includes a highly-anticipated homecoming concert featuring Interscope Records artist Moneybagg Yo on Wednesday, Oct. 19, at the Lee E. Williams Athletic & Assembly Center. This year’s homecoming theme pays homage to the 90s sitcom…

JSU students land internships at Deloitte over the summer

Eighteen Jackson State University College of Business (COB) students interned at Deloitte, an industry-leading accounting firm, over the summer, where they gained real-life experience. “It’s important for our students to experience what their future careers are like before they graduate,” said Fidelis Ikem, Ph.D., dean of the College of Business. “Internships can affirm their decision…

RICH HOMIE QUAN RELEASES HIGHLY ANTICIPATED PROJECT, FAMILY & MULA

LISTEN HERE “The most emboldened, passionate side of the [33]- year-old.” – Our Generation Music “He’s a pioneer in the Atlanta rap game.” – Rolling Out “From the catchy melodies to the singable hook, Rich Homie Quan came through with an anthem that will be perfect in concert.” – HotNewHipHop “Rich Homie Quan is having…

Jackson State music students selected to participate in LA Opera Career Comprehensive

Jackson State University music students Madison Perry, Bryan Jefferson and recent graduate Maya Davis, were selected to participate in the prestigious LA Opera’s HBCU Opera Career Comprehensive over the summer. Only eight artists from HBCUs around the country were accepted into the program. JSU had the largest representation. “This tells the world that we’re very serious here at…

Remember Me: The Mahalia Jackson Story Closes Multi-Year Licensing Deal Launching Exclusively on Hulu

Ericka Nicole Malone Entertainment and Multicom Entertainment Group close exclusive, Hulu licensing deal for Remember Me: The Mahalia Jackson Story. (Black PR Wire) Los Angeles, CA –  In late Sept. 2022, Remember Me: The Mahalia Jackson Story closed a multi-year licensing deal with Hulu and Multicom Entertainment Group in conjunction with Locomotive Entertainment (Simon Barnes and Mili Cumic)…

Wrangler® Introduces Denim Collection Designed by Grammy Award-Winning Musician Leon Bridges

A limited-edition collaboration inspired by archival designs and Bridges’ deep Texas roots September 28, 2022 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time GREENSBORO, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wrangler®, one of America’s most recognized denim labels, has announced the continuation of the brand’s collaboration with “Mr. Wrangler,” Grammy award-winning recording artist, Leon Bridges. In celebration of Wrangler’s 75th anniversary, the Leon…

World Bank Group Signs MOU with Jackson State University and HBCUs

Will work together to promote more inclusive and sustainable development WASHINGTON, September 23, 2022 —The World Bank Group today signed a new agreement with Jackson State University President Thomas K. Hudson, J.D. and the presidents of five other Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) that will promote the sharing of knowledge and talent between the…

Love for JSU: Alumna establishes $100K endowed criminal justice scholarship

Jackson State University alumna Jennifer Love recently established the $100,000 Jennifer Love Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Endowed Scholarship at her alma mater. “We are thankful to have alumni like Jennifer, whose generous investment in Jackson State and our criminal justice students will help to empower and transform their higher education futures. Her gift further elevates…

Hip Hop Icon Introduces Caribbean Carnival Experience to Riverdale

Hip Hop Icon Chubb Rock and his crew of Weekend Warriors have collaborated with Gotta Have Events to produce an exclusive Caribbean Carnival experience at the Amphitheater at Riverdale Town Center on October 16, 2022 called Gotta Have Carnival. The event carded to start at 3pm, includes a full cultural immersion with Caribbean food, alcohol…

Denny’s Announces Schedule for Hungry for Education™ College Tour, Scholarships for Diverse College Students

America’s Diner is seeking applications for its Hungry for Education™ Scholarship Program, recognizing outstanding students bringing their communities together SPARTANBURG, S.C., Sept. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — As part of its longstanding commitment to education, today Denny’s announced the fall college tour schedule to promote its Hungry for Education™ (HFE) Scholarship Program, building off its partnership…

It’s Cold Blooded

This feature film (bio pic) will encompass the life and music career of the late artist, Rick James. Brooklyn, NY, September 21, 2022 –(PR.com)– It’s Cold Blooded. The real Rick James story is here. The only quiet thing known about Rick James was when he was in sleep mode or his unspoken acts of benevolence. Listening…

RICH HOMIE QUAN RELEASES “RISK TAKERS” MUSIC VIDEO

WATCH HERE LISTEN HERE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED PROJECT FAMILY & MULA ARRIVING OCTOBER 4THPRE-SAVE HERE New York, NY. September 21, 2022. Today, Chart-topping rapper, Rich Homie Quan, premiered the official video for “Risk Takers.” The song is the second single off his forthcoming project, Family & Mula, due October 4th 2022 – the same day as…

IMPROVED ELEMENTS FOR FOOTBALL GAME DAY ANNOUNCED

JACKSON, Miss. – The Jackson State University Department of Athletics has taken steps to improve the fan experience at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium. ·       Free bottled water will be available in the tailgate areas prior to the start of the game. ·       The quantity of water available for sale will be doubled, and additional designated…

GRAMMY MUSEUM® MISSISSIPPI TO HOST FREE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT EVENT FOR TEACHERS ON OCT. 10 IN PARTNERSHIP WITH TAKE ME TO THE RIVER

SPONSORED BY THE ELLA FITZGERALD FOUNDATION, SPECIAL GUESTS INCLUDE ARIN CANBOLAT, DONALD HARRISON, BOO MITCHELL, AND MARTIN SHORE CLEVELAND, MISS. (SEPT. 20th, 2022) — GRAMMY Museum® Mississippi, in partnership with Take Me to the River, will host a free professional development event for teachers on Monday, Oct. 10, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sponsored…

Jackson State University Hosts Water Distribution for Jackson Community on Monday

(JACKSON) – The Jackson State University community is grateful for the outpouring of local and national support received during the water crisis. Because of the incredible generosity, bottled water donations have outpaced our ability to distribute and safely store on campus. Therefore, JSU will share the overflow donations with the Jackson community during a water…

Multi-Platinum Selling Rapper Rich Homie Quan Drops “Risk Takers” Single with Live ‘From The Block’ Performance Video

WATCH HERE/LISTEN HERE Announces Still Going In 10-Year Anniversary Concert in Atlanta September 27 Tickets On Sale HERE New York, NY. September 16, 2022. Following the release of “Krazy,” Atlanta rap star Rich Homie Quan drops “Risk Takers,” the second single from his fast-approaching project Family & Mula, out October 2022. The how-to-guide to making…