Urban Radio, Divine Nine Join Forces for Weekend of Song, Sneakers and Soul at St. Jude Celebration of Hope

Recording artists PJ Morton, Isaiah Templeton, DOE, Pastor Mike Jr., and Eric Bellinger, Greek organizations gather ahead of nationwide broadcast event for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital February 06, 2023 08:00 AM Eastern Standard Time MEMPHIS, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–More than 400 St. Jude supporters, music and radio industry representatives, media, community changemakers, influential artists, St. Jude…

Apple Music launches Rihanna’s Road to Halftime ahead of Super Bowl LVII

Experience Rihanna’s incredible music catalog like never before with Spatial Audio, sing along with Apple Music Sing, tune in to Apple Music Radio for expert music commentary, and don’t miss the official Apple Music Super Bowl LVII Halftime Show Press Conference on February 9 at 10 a.m. MST January 30, 2023 11:15 AM Eastern Standard…

The Atlanta Black Beauty Expo Returns in Style with Black Fashion and Beauty Culture

The Atlanta Black Beauty Expo is scheduled for February 5, 2023 from 10am-6pm at The Georgia International Convention Center to bring inspiration, excitement and education to black creative entrepreneurs. Atlanta, GA, January 28, 2023 –(PR.com)– The 2023 Atlanta Black Beauty Expo will be held 10am-6pm on February 5, 2023 at the Georgia International Convention Center…

Greenwood Powers ‘Classically Ours’ Featuring Jeezy with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Provides Exclusive Access to Elevate Members

Through New Lifestyle and Career Membership, Elevate, Greenwood also Provides Exclusive Access to the One-Night Only, Sold Out Performance January 27, 2023 07:00 AM Eastern Standard Time ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Greenwood, the digital banking platform for Black and Latino individuals and businesses, is powering the debut performance of Classically Ours, a new concert series that blends the music…

Bad Bunny, Mary J. Blige, Brandi Carlile, Luke Combs, Steve Lacy, Lizzo, Kim Petras, and Sam Smith to Perform at the 65th Annual GRAMMY Awards®

Music’s Biggest Night® Airs Sun., Feb. 5, 2023, on CBS January 25, 2023 10:00 AM Eastern Standard Time SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The first round of performers for the 65th Annual GRAMMY Awards® has been announced and taking the stage will be current nominees Bad Bunny, Mary J. Blige, Brandi Carlile, Luke Combs, Steve Lacy, Lizzo, Kim Petras, and Sam Smith. Live from Crypto.com Arena in Los…

MISSING: Now Playing Exclusively in Movie Theaters

From the minds behind Searching comes Missing, a thrilling roller-coaster mystery that makes you wonder how well you know those closest to you. When her mother (Nia Long) disappears while on vacation in Colombia with her new boyfriend, June’s (Storm Reid) search for answers is hindered by international red tape. Stuck thousands of miles away…

MEDIA ALERT: Join Issa Rae for a Black History Month Fireside Chat Highlighting the Challenges & Courage of Small Business Owners

Intuit QuickBooks + Mailchimp Event Spotlights Black-Owned Businesses January 19, 2023 07:30 AM Central Standard Time MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In honor of Black History Month, Intuit (Nasdaq: INTU) QuickBooks and Mailchimp are hosting a live, virtual fireside chat to highlight the experiences and remarkable courage it takes for Black-owned entrepreneurs and small businesses to overcome…

The 28th Annual “For My People Awards” Honors Living Civil Rights Legends

Jackson, Mississippi – In observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, Jackson State University’s Margaret Walker Center honored four recipients during the 28th Annual “For My People” Awards Luncheon. Margaret Walker Center Director Robert Luckett, Ph.D., spoke about the importance of honoring the living activist and contributors of the Civil Rights Movement. “We can…

WoodxWatta Festival Closed 2022 with Business Brunch Connecting Ghana, Jamaica; Opened 2023 With WoodxWatta Jamaican Bashment Party

2-Day Festival Featured Award-Winning Ghanaian Dancehall Artist Stonebwoy, Spotify Africa Manager Benewaah Boateng; founder of Surf Ghana, Sandy Alibo; COO of Republic Bank, Ray Klein, and more Featured here in Essence Magazine (Accra, Ghana, January 11) WoodxWatta, Ghana’s newest Afro-Caribbean festival, hosted its inaugural festival this Detty December in Accra, Ghana, which was featured in Essence Magazine.The two-day Afro-Caribbean…

WATCH TRAILER: ‘House Party’ Only In Theaters January 13th

From New Line Cinema comes your VIP ticket into the hottest event of the year: “House Party,” the remix to the fan-favorite ’90s classic. Aspiring club promoters and best buds Damon (Tosin Cole) and Kevin (Jacob Latimore) are barely keeping things together. Out of money, down on their luck and about to lose the roofs…

Award-winning Journalist Roland Martin Named JSU 2022 Fall Commencement Speaker

JACKSON, Miss. – Jackson State University is pleased to announce award-winning journalist Roland S. Martin as the commencement speaker for the ceremony on Friday, December 9th at 10 a.m. CT in the Lee E. Williams Athletics and Assembly Center. Martin is the host and managing editor of #RolandMartinUnfiltered, the first daily online show in history…

Mariah Carey Comes To Roblox With “Mariah Carey’s Winter Wonderland” in Livetopia, Bringing the Queen of Christmas To The Virtual Stage

Sponsored by eos, the Five-time Grammy winner will present her Metaverse performance debut in a revolutionary music experience exclusively in Livetopia on Roblox. December 01, 2022 08:12 PM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–World-famous artist and “Queen of Christmas” Mariah Carey is bringing the holiday spirit to Roblox for the month of December through one…

McDonald’s 16th Annual Inspiration Celebration® Gospel Tour Holiday Experience Returns with Performances by Award-Winning Gospel Artists and First-Ever HBCU Exhibition Winner

Mississippi Valley State University’s The Mean Green Marching Machine and University Choir takes First Place in HBCU Exhibition Winning $75,000 and More (Black PR Wire) CHICAGO — Just in time for the holiday season, McDonald’s USA is delivering feel-good moments in a special homecoming themed holiday experience on the final stop of the brand’s 16th annual Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour (ICGT)….

Watch the New I WANNA DANCE WITH SOMEBODY Trailer

I Wanna Dance with Somebody is a powerful and triumphant celebration of the incomparable Whitney Houston. Directed by Kasi Lemmons, written by Academy Award® nominee Anthony McCarten, produced by legendary music executive Clive Davis and starring BAFTA Award® winner Naomi Ackie, the film is a no-holds-barred portrait of the complex and multifaceted woman behind The Voice….