DANCEHALL LEGEND BLING DAWG GEARS UP FOR RELEASE OF NEW ALBUM ELEV8 WITH EXCLUSIVE DOCUMENTARY

SET TO DROP FEBRUARY 4, ALONGSIDE ELEV8 January 27, 2022 (New York, NY) – Kingston’s own renowned Dancehall legend, Bling Dawg, is set to release an exclusive documentary accompanying his new album Elev8, via the Grammy award-winning entertainment company Creative Titans. The singer, songwriter and producer, also known as Ricky Rudie, will allow fans an intimate look into the creation…

African American Owned Peer-to-Peer, Multi-Vendor Marketplace Enters the Fashion Resell Market

Thesuitexchange.com is the newest way to buy and sell new or lightly worn contemporary and luxury clothing, shoes, bags and accessories for resell enthusiasts, fashion icons and influencers. Atlanta, GA, January 25, 2022 –(PR.com)– What’s in your closet? That’s the number one question being asked by members of Thesuitexchange; a peer-to-peer, multi-vendor platform which offers resell enthusiasts,…

MDE awards Jackson State $2M in grants to train more teachers in elementary and secondary education graduate degree programs

(JACKSON, Miss.) — The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE), through its Mississippi Teacher Residency (MTR) program, is awarding $2,038,589 in grants to Jackson State University (JSU) to cover tuition and expenses for individuals seeking a graduate degree in elementary and secondary education. “This grant will help those individuals reach their milestone of achieving a teacher’s…

Jackson State University Selected as Recipient of Getty Images Grant to Uncover and Digitize Rarely Seen Imagery from its Archival Photographic Library

(JACKSON, Miss.) –  Jackson State University today announced it is one four recipients of the inaugural Getty Images Photo Archive Grant for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), an initiative aimed at preserving and amplifying the invaluable visual history of HBCUs. Funding from the grant will support the digitization of roughly 50,000 archival photographs from Jackson State’s library,…

Big Sean, H.E.R., Moneybagg Yo, Ari Lennox to Perform Plus A Special Moment from Lizzo During “iHeartRadio Living Black! Empowered by AT&T” Special Event and National On-Air Celebration of Black Culture and Impact in America

The Special Event Will Exclusively Stream on TikTok For The First Time on Feb. 23 iHeartRadio Living Black! Empowered by AT&T Will Also Broadcast on iHeartMedia Hip-Hop and R&B Stations and the iHeartRadio App Nationwide Black History Month Celebration Will Also Feature Audio Tributes to Black Trailblazers from Today’s Biggest Artists Across iHeartMedia Broadcast Stations…

Star-Studded Fundraising Event to Celebrate Icon Harry Belafonte’s 95th Birthday & 10th Anniversary of Sankofa.org

A star-studded line-up will celebrate the 95th birthday of legendary singer, songwriter, activist, and actor Harry Belafonte. The HB95 benefit evening will also present the inaugural Harry Belafonte Social Justice Awards in honor of the 10th anniversary of Sankofa.org, the social justice organization Mr. Belafonte co-founded. New York, NY, January 20, 2022 –(PR.com)– HB95 will be…

Super Producer D. Bottz Announced Today the Inaugural “The Cookout” Album is to be Released Friday, Jan. 28

Houston, TX, January 21, 2022 –(PR.com)– Although the pandemic has been the worst event to hit internationally in decades, it is crazy how such a devastatingly traumatic phenomenon has spun off many reimagined opportunities. “The Cookout,” created by multi-award nominee artist, billboard charting mega-producer, drummer, keyboardist, visionary, social media influencer, and podcaster Davion Bottz (better…

Gospel’s DeWayne Harvey Appearing on Get Up! Mornings w/Erica Campbell

On the heels of the Billboard charting hit, “What the Lord Allows”, Gospel great DeWayne Harvey will be a guest on the popular nationwide radio morning show, Get Up! Mornings with Erica Campbell, on Monday, January 24th, 2022. Mr. Harvey will discuss the success behind the hit duet with fellow hit maker Fred Hammond (formerly…

LAS VEGAS & ATLANTIC CITY WELCOMES KOOL & THE GANG IN FEBRUARY

In support of their latest album, Perfect Union, and their recent single “Pursuit of Happiness”, the legendary Kool & The Gang are heading to Las Vegas and Atlantic City in February. The Grammy Award winning band will be performing at the Westgate Resort and Casino’s International Theater in Las Vegas on Friday, February 4th, 2022,…

Official Launch and Notification of Aza Group Management, LLC

Aza Group Management specializes in broadcast engineering, IT, and productions serving Sports, Media, Politics, Education, Entertainment, Corporate and the Faith-based Industries. Atlanta, GA, January 18, 2022 –(PR.com)– Aza Group Management, LLC announces its official launch. Aza Group Management, LLC is a multi-faceted company focused on Broadcast Engineering services, Broadcast Information Technology (BIT) training and education, and…

Learn the Music Industry and Elevate Your Career at A&R University

Los Angeles, CA, January 18, 2022 –(PR.com)– Want a career in the music industry but don’t know how to get there? A&R University is a new online course and community designed for aspiring artists who want to get one step closer to getting signed to a label and for aspiring music executives that want to…

SHEEN Magazine Announces Kristyn Harris as the New Editor-in-Chief

Fountain Inn, SC, January 18, 2022 –(PR.com)– Internationally known, SHEEN Magazine is excited to announce Kristyn Harris as the new Editor-in-Chief. Harris is a Greenville, SC native, a graduate of Lander University, considered an expert in media, beauty, fashion and entertainment, and ready for the task. Kristyn Harris may not be a household name now,…

Dionne Warwick Kicks Off 2022 with the Single, “Power In The Name” featuring Krayzie Bone & NomaD

Proceeds Benefiting Charities That Provide Shelter and Clothing LOS ANGELES, CA—January 18, 2022—Lifetime Grammy Winner Dionne Warwick starts off 2022 with the release of her single, “Power In The Name”, which features rap star Krayzie Bone (from Bones Thugs-n-Harmony) and NomaD (a.k.a. Damon Elliott) with proceeds going to various charities that provide shelter and clothing….

COVID-19 regular vaccines, boosters: Jackson State University offering Pfizer and Moderna for children ages 5-11

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Jackson State University will provide free Pfizer and Moderna regular vaccines and boosters to students, faculty, staff and community members from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18 at One University Place, Suite 6, 1100 John R. Lynch Street, Jackson, Mississippi 39217. Also, the vaccine and booster will be available for children ages 5-11.  The Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health…

Chris Brown Drops “Iffy”

Team Breezy! Chris Brown has officially unlocked a new era and Breezy Season is upon us. Catch his brand new official video and track “Iffy” today! Listen here.

Jackson State University poli sci department receives $509K NSF grant, will collaborate with other universities on racial trauma and political behaviors

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Political Science Professor D’Andra Orey, Ph.D., has received a $509,000 multi-year grant from the National Science Foundation. Orey serves as the principal investigator. Funds will be used to explore the intersection of race, exposure to trauma and politics on urban residents compared to individuals residing in rural areas. Partnering institutions include Mississippi…

Jackson State University Appoints Josiah Sampson III as VP for Enrollment Management

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Jackson State University President Thomas K. Hudson announces the appointment of Josiah J. Sampson, III, Ph.D., as vice president for Enrollment Management, effective Jan. 18. In the role, Sampson will provide leadership and oversight for the university’s strategic enrollment management planning for the areas of admissions/recruitment, financial aid services and the registrar…