National AIDS Initiative Launches World AIDS Day Premiere of New Stage Play and ‘Rock the Red’ Campaign to Engage African Americans on HIV/AIDS

November 27, 2020 08:30 AM Eastern Standard Time ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In recognition of World AIDS Day, December 1st, the Black Leadership AIDS Crisis Coalition (BLACC), an initiative of AIDS Healthcare Foundation, the worlds largest, non-profit public health organization addressing the HIV/AIDS epidemic, is utilizing the power of the arts and social media to bring greater awareness…

JIMMIE ALLEN AND LOUIS YORK FT. THE SHINDELLAS“ WHAT DOES CHRISTMAS MEAN”

AVAILABLE NOW – LISTEN HERE November 20, 2020 – Platinum-selling recording artist and songwriter Jimmie Allen is officially kicking off the holiday season with his good friends Louis York and The Shindellas as their festive doo-wop ditty“What Does Christmas Mean” is available everywhere digitally now – LISTEN HERE.  Originally featured on multi-GRAMMY nominated songwriting and production team Louis York’s 2017 EP Masterpiece…

Babyface, Brandy, CeeLo Green, Charlie Wilson, Ella Mai, Jazmine Sullivan, Lucky Daye and Smokey Robinson to Perform at the 2020 “SOUL TRAIN AWARDS” Presented by BET

R&B Superstar Monica to Be Honored with the Lady of Soul Award —– Tisha Campbell & Tichina Arnold Return to Host the Annual Celebration Airing Sunday, November 29th at 8 PM EST on BET —– #SOULTRAINAWARDS November 17, 2020 02:13 PM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today BET announces performers and presenters for the 2020…

Inspirational Drama “The Ride” Starring Chris ‘Ludacris’ Bridges Slated for Digital Release on Amazon Prime Video

Produced by Forrest Films, the Alex Ranarivelo True-Life Drama Set in the Exciting BMX World will be Available Exclusively for Amazon Prime Members Starting November 13, 2020 CORONA, Calif (November 17, 2020) – Forrest Films, an American film production, financing and distribution company, announces the release of Alex Ranarivelo’s feature film The Ride for digital…

Tisha Campbell & Tichina Arnold Return as Third Time Hosts of the “2020 SOUL TRAIN AWARDS” Presented by BET Airing Sunday, November 29th at 8 PM EST

H.E.R. Leads With 8 Nominations, Followed by Chris Brown With 7 Nods, Beyoncé and Young Thug Round It out With 6 Noms Each —– #SOULTRAINAWARDS November 11, 2020 11:27 AM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today BET announces the hosts and nominees for the “2020 SOUL TRAIN AWARDS” across 12 different categories. The annual celebration…

BRYANT MYERS RELEASES HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED SOPHOMORE ALBUM BENDECIDO

STREAM/BUY “BENDECIDO” The album features a renewed and re-energized Myers Last week Myers released his single “Relax”; music video has more than 2.6 million views on YouTube Miami, FL (October 30, 2020) – Bendecido isn’t a term to use lightly. In particular, Latin artists use their faith as fuel for their creative process and for…

SOUTHERN LACED TAKES FIVE WITH KAI TURÉ

BY SADÉ KELLY It’s hard to believe that Kai Turè is just thirteen years old. During my interview with her, I could hear youthfulness and excitement in her voice as she spoke of pizza and pool parties while working on the set of “Troop Zero” alongside Viola Davis. There was also a maturity tinged with…

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…

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…

SOUTHERN LACED TAKES FIVE WITH GOLDEN BROOKS

BY SADÉ KELLY 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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…