SOUTHERN LACED TAKES FIVE WITH K. MICHELLE

R&B singer, songwriter, and Reality TV personality K. Michelle does not need an introduction.  With the upcoming release of her album, “All Monsters Are Human”, Southern Laced found it fitting to catch up with the award-winning diva. Here’s what she had to say: Q: Let’s talk about your Jack Daniel’s endorsement. How has that experience…

GRAMMY NOMINATED SINGER, SONGWRITER & PRODUCER STOKLEY’SHEARTFELT, DEDICATION TO WOMEN“SHE”LANDS IN THE #3 SPOT ON THE BILLBOARD & MEDIABASE UAC CHARTS

(New York, NY-March 13, 2020) – A heartfelt gift to his female listeners, Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter, producer Stokley has done it again with the chart-topping single “SHE.”Concurrently holding at #3 on both the Billboard and Mediabase UAC charts for three weeks and still climbing, the modern, soulful and sentimental single further cement Stokley’s as a…

SINGER, ACTRESS, TV PERSONALITY,AND POP CULTURE QUEEN KEKE PALMER RELEASES NEW TRACK & VISUAL “GOT EM MAD”FT. TK KRAVITZ

Singer, actress and TV personality Keke Palmer releases a brand new, track for “Got Em Mad” featuring rapper TK Kravitz today. The Derek Blanks-directed visual intensifies the sexy feel of the mid-tempo track with sensuous scenes reminiscent of Keke’s performance in last year’s hit film Hustlers. Watch it below! Stream/Buy “Got Em Mad” FOLLOW KEKE…

BET Networks to Honor NBA Legend Kobe Bryant With Multiplatform Programming Lineup Monday, February 24

February 22, 2020 04:29 PM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TODAY, BET Networks announced plans to pay tribute to the iconic five-time NBA champion, and Academy Award-winning producer, Kobe Bryant, with content specials across their linear, digital and streaming platforms Monday, February 24, 2020 beginning 1PM ET. The programming lineup will include: “BET Remembers: Kobe…

ROYCE 5’9″ RELEASES NEW ALBUM ‘THE ALLEGORY’

February 21, 2020 (NYC) – Today, Entertainment One (eOne) and Heaven Studios, Inc. are pleased to announce the release of THE ALLEGORY, Royce 5’9”’s progressive and conceptual examination of the new Americana in 2020. THE ALLEGORY is now available on all DSP’s. THE ALLEGORY examines a climate where frauds are being perpetrated all around us.  While some of…

Nickelodeon Sets Premiere Date for Tyler Perry’s Young Dylan

February 19, 2020 09:54 AM Eastern Standard Time HOLLYWOOD, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kid rapper and pint-sized powerhouse Young Dylan will join theNickelodeon family with the premiere of the brand-new live-action series, Tyler Perry’s Young Dylan, on Saturday, Feb. 29, at 8:30 (ET/PT). Executive produced, directed and written by Perry, the series follows a family whose world is turned upside down…

MTV And Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Tap Heirs Christian Combs, Quincy Brown, Justin Combs and Series Vet LaurieAnn Gibson as Judges on “Making the Band” In 2020

February 19, 2020 05:00 PM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MTV and Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs today announced that the music mogul’s sons Christian Combs, Quincy Brown and Justin Combs—who are best known for their careers spanning music, fashion and entertainment—are joining the family business and have signed on for the highly-anticipated return of “Making the Band.” Creative director…

Secret Deodorant Announces Partnership With Serena Williams to Advance Gender Equality

February 12, 2020 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time CINCINNATI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–At the 2020 MAKERS Conference in Los Angeles, Secret Deodorant, a longtime champion of women’s equality and advocate for female athletes, announced a new partnership with Serena Williams to further progress gender equality and pledged an additional $1 million in support of equality programs. As the archetype…

K. MICHELLE DEBUTS #1 WITH NEW R&B ALBUM “ALL MONSTERS ARE HUMAN”

(New York, NY – February 12, 2020) R&B singer/songwriter K. Michelle is celebrating having the #1 R&B album in the country with the release of her new album All Monsters Are Human (AMAH) via Entertainment One (eOne). Her fifth studio album, this is K. Michelle’s first project as an indie artist and within its first…

ESSENCE Continues Its 50th Anniversary Celebration With the Announcement of Grammy-Award Winning Megastar and First-time Festival Performer Bruno Mars to Headline the 2020 ESSENCE Festival of Culture

February 11, 2020 06:00 AM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ESSENCE, the number one media, technology and commerce company dedicated to Black women globally, is continuing the year-long celebration of its 50thanniversary with the announcement of GRAMMY-award winning artists Bruno Mars and Janet Jacksonas mainstage headliners for the 2020 ESSENCE Festival of Culture™ presented by Coca-Cola. This will…

ROYCE 5’9″ RELEASES NEW TRACK & VIDEO

LISTEN TO “UPSIDE DOWN” HERE February 7, 2020 (New York, NY) – Royce 5’9″ releases a new track and video for “Upside Down” feat. Benny the Butcherand Ashley Sorrell, today.  Directed by Cricket, the video shows Royce spitting lyrics from the pulpit, joined by Benny the Butcher, to enlighten the congregants. “Upside Down” is the fourth track to be released…

K. MICHELLE RELEASES NEW ALBUM ALL MONSTERS ARE HUMAN TODAY!

(New York, NY – January 31, 2020) R&B singer/songwriter K. Michelle releases her highly anticipated album All Monsters Are Human today via Entertainment One (“eOne”).   This album is the first under this partnership and is K’s first project as an indie artist.  The album is currently #1 in R&B on iTunes and Amazon. All Monsters Are Human, which is executive…

ROYCE 5’9″ RELEASES NEW TRACK “I DON’T’ AGE” TODAY

LISTEN TO “I DON’T AGE” HERE January 31, 2020 (New York, NY) – Royce 5’9″ releases a new track “I DON’T AGE”today.  This is the third track to be released from Royce’s forthcoming album THE ALLEGORY (eOne/Heaven Studios, Inc.), set to be released on February 21.  Fans can pre order/save THE ALLEGORYbeginning today and immediately receive “I DON’T AGE” as…

MUSIC VIDEO: FLASH GOTTII FEATURING TRIPPIE REDD “PAPER CHASE”

Kansas City’s Flash Gottii nabs chart-topping rapper Trippie Redd and producer Luke Herbert for “Paper Chase.” The music video is the lead visual from Gottii’s upcoming debut 20/20 Vision EP releasing via Entertainment One/100 Entertainment. Directed by California Creatives, the clip shows the two rappers in a mansion with money on their mind and kicking all distractions to the curb.  …

INTERVIEW: Southern Laced Welcomes Jake Wilbourne

Jake Wilbourne aka Jake Wil is no stranger to Southern Laced. The Mississippi born singer and rapper, who gained fan momentum with his cover of Bryson Tiller’s Exchange, is back at Southern Laced with a new single. Here’s what he had to say: Q: What can you tell us about your new single? JW: My…

INTERVIEW: Southern Laced Welcomes Emerson Hill

Vocally talented artist Emerson Hill aka Mr. Room 102 is creating quite a buzz in the Southern Soul/Blues circuit. Although his demeanor may be modest and his overall persona is humble, fans are buzzing about the rise of one of the newest R&B singers in the South. CLICK BELOW TO LISTEN TO THE SOUTHERN LACED…

CERTIFIED-PLATINUM RECORDING ARTIST SEVYN STREETER RELEASES ‘WHATCHUSAY’ OFF FORTHCOMING ALBUM DRUNKEN WORDZ x SOBER THOUGHTZ

NOVEMBER 8, 2019 – Today, certified-platinum recording artist and Billboard chart-topping singer/songwriter Sevyn Streeter released track “WHATCHUSAY” along with a music video, as the first release off of her forthcoming album Drunken Wordz x Sober Thoughtz, via Groundwērk/Entertainment One (eOne) and is set to drop in 2020. Sensual and audacious, the new track and video…

NEW MUSIC: THE GAME FEATURING ANDERSON .PAAK “STAINLESS”

Listen to “Stainless” Here (November 1, 2019) Today, Compton rapper The Game shares his soulful new jam “Stainless” featuring Grammy winning artist Anderson .Paak. Produced by Big Duke, The Game rides over a sweet-sounding smooth West Coast track with an effortless flow reminiscing over Nipsey Hussle, 2Pac, Fatal Hussein, Yaki Kadafi, Orlando “Baby Lane” Anderson and 2Pac. A music video for the song was…

NEW YORK CITY’S OWN DJ KAY SLAY BACK WITH SOME HEAT!

(October 31, 2019) New York City DJ and radio personality DJ Kay Slay cooks up a new monster jam “Hocus Pocus,” just in time for Halloween. A spellbinding line-up of Hip-Hop’s new golden boys A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Blueface, and Moneybagg Yo bring this Trackateering Music produced beat to life. Check out warlock Kay Slay and his three wizards causing trouble in the Brian Niles-directed visual below. CLICK HERE TO GET/LISTEN…

HIP HOP JAZZ GROUP QNA TEAMS UP WITH MULTI-GRAMMY NOMINATED MUSICIAN

DOWNLOAD “OUTLAW” HERE (Tuesday, October 29, 2019 – New York, NY) – Emerging hip hop Jazz group QNA teamed up with two-time Grammy nominated musician, Roots Percussionist (Chronixx and the Zincfence Redemption) and popular NYC based roots and culture reggae band Royal KhaoZ to deliver their collaborative debut single “Outlaw,” produced by Royal KhaoZ’s very…