The 2018 BET Hip Hop Turned up the Heat with Incredible Performances from Tip “T.I.” Harris, Gucci Mane, Yo Gotti, Lil Pump, Cardi B, YG, A$AP Rocky, Lil Duval, Lil Baby, Flipp Dinero, Yella Beezy, Gunna and Pardison Fontaine

October 17, 2018 11:08 AM Eastern Daylight Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The BET “HIP HOP AWARDS” 2018 brought the heat to Miami, Florida on Saturday, October 6, 2018 for the annual taping of the most prominent hip hop showcase on television. Comedian and Actor Deray Davis hosted hip-hop’s biggest night of the year at The Fillmore…

Black Nativity is Back in a NEW LOCATION and is BIGGER and BETTER Than Ever!

(Atlanta, GA) October 17, 2018 – Dominion Entertainment Group is excited to announce the return of its hit holiday musical, Black Nativity: A Gospel Christmas Musical Experience featuring all-star castmates Q Parker (Grammy Award-winning and multi-platinum recording group, 112), Latrice Pace (Stellar- and Grammy-nominated gospel group, The Anointed Pace Sisters), Zebulon Ellis (runner-up, Sunday Best All-Stars), Terry Burrell (original cast member from Dreamgirls), and gospel singer, Lawrence Flowers (hit song “More”). Due…

GRAMMY NOMINATED R&B SINGER TAMIA RELEASES NEW SINGLE “IT’S YOURS” OFF #1 ALBUM “PASSION LIKE FIRE”

Fresh off the heels of success with her successful #1 single “Leave It Smokin’,” Grammy-nominated R&B singer Tamia has released her new single “It’s Yours,” a mid-tempo groove produced by Lil Ronnie.  The single is featured on Tamia’s new album Passion Like Fire that is currently in stores.  If you haven’t already seen Tamia on the “Passion Like Fire…

L.A. REID AND RAPHAEL SAADIQ TEAM UP TO SIGN SONGSTRESS THE BONFYRE

(Atlanta, GA – Thursday, October 11, 2018) – L.A Reid’s new music label HITCO recently teamed up with Raphael Saadiq’s production company, Toler Heights Music, to sign songstress The Bonfyre. The Atlanta based singer caught the attention of Saadiq a few years ago, who would work with her to develop and hone her signature soulful style….

Contemporary jazz-R&B Funkster, Brian Culbertson Multi-award Winning Ensemble, Jazz in Pink

ATLANTA, GA (October 3, 2018)  Georgia jazz & R&B music lovers!! Award-winning jazz-R&B multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer, Brian Culbertson, will be back in the Atlanta, GA metro area in ten days!! Known for his distinct brand of genre-crossing contemporary jazz, R&B and funk, Culbertson crafted thirteen new songs that were released as his fifteenth studio album, “Colors of…

Lil Wayne, Tip “T.I.” Harris, Gucci Mane, Yo Gotti, Cardi B., YG, and A$AP Rocky Set to Perform at the BET “HIP HOP AWARDS” 2018

October 02, 2018 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BET “HIP HOP AWARDS” 2018, the biggest night for hip-hop on television, is only getting bigger and better with Lil Wayne performing fresh off the heels of the release of his highly anticipated album Tha Carter V. Other confirmed performers include hip-hop mogul and BET’s The…

MULTI-GRAMMY AWARD WINNER INDIA.ARIE RELEASES NEW SINGLE “THAT MAGIC”

(New York, NY- September 14, 2018) Multi-Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter India.Arie is back with a bit of musical enchantment with the official release of her new single “That Magic” featured on her forthcoming album WORTHY in February via Songbird/BMG. Co-produced by Aaron W. Lindsey and Branden Burch, India with her trademark warmth, care, and precision lovingly…

Hello Sunshine x Together Live to Feature Diverse Female-Led Stories and Conversations With High-Profile Women Including Reese Witherspoon, Yara Shahidi, and Abby Wambach

September 11, 2018 12:15 PM Eastern Daylight Time LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hello Sunshine and Together Live are partnering to bring a touring live event experience to cities across North America featuring authentic storytelling and inspiring conversations for and by intersectional, intergenerational women. Appearances in Boston, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Toronto, Cincinnati, Ann Arbor, Chicago, Minneapolis, Fayetteville, AR,…

J.PERIOD TO RECORD MIXTAPE LIVE ON STAGE WITH RAKIM, PHAROAHE MONCH, FEATURING BLACK THOUGHT AND SURPRISE SPECIAL GUESTS!

(New York, NY- September 11, 2018) J.PERIOD’s collaborative, improvisational performance series, THE LIVE MIXTAPE, is just that: a hip-hop mixtape, performed and recorded live on stage—in one take—by some of hip hop’s most celebrated MCs, and one of its most groundbreaking DJs. On Thursday, September 13, J.PERIOD brings this dynamic format to Sony Hall in…

GET LACED… LET’S TALK! Podcast | Episode 7: The Shindellas

The three-part harmony girl band made up of Stacy Johnson, Tamara Williams, and Kasi Jones, is the brainchild of multi-Grammy nominated songwriting-production team Louis York a.k.a. Chuck Harmony and Claude Kelly (Janet Jackson, Rihanna, Bruno Mars, Fantasia), who also wrote and produced both “Reconsider” and “Ain’t That The Truth.”

6 Favorite Flowers Of The Rich And Famous People of the World

Flowers are one of the most beautiful creations of God and we can see endless varieties and colors in flowers. There is not a single person who do not like flowers for sure. Whether it is a professional event or any private event, flowers are necessary for each event. Moreover, flowers fill our life with…

WATCH: AFTER COLIN KAEPERNICK’S NIKE ENDORSEMENT DEAL TRIGGERED A FLOOD OF DIFFERING VIEWS, NIKE RELEASED A NEW COMMERCIAL FEATURING THE FORMER 49ERS QUARTERBACK

The recent endorsement deal signed between former NFL quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, and Nike has triggered a flood of differing opinions across the political spectrum. The public outcry over the deal is an extension of the debate prompted by the Kaepernick’s decision to kneel during the national anthem prior to games—a move that has morphed into…

The Lisa Foundation, Whoopi Goldberg and CVS Pharmacy Join Forces to Launch National Brain Aneurysm Awareness Campaign​

September 04, 2018 06:01 PM Eastern Daylight Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Lisa Foundation, the U.S. leader in driving awareness and education in the fight against brain aneurysms, has joined forces with Whoopi Goldberg and CVS Pharmacy during Brain Aneurysm Awareness month to launch a first-of-its-kind national campaign to educate Americans about the signs and symptoms of a brain aneurysm…

BET Networks to Broadcast Live Commercial-Free Coverage of Musical Icon Aretha Franklin’s Funeral Services On-Air and Online Friday, August 31 Beginning at 10 AM ET

August 30, 2018 12:53 PM Eastern Daylight Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–From “I Say A Little Prayer” to “Think” to her signature classic “RESPECT,” Aretha Franklin was a musical phenomenon and a transcendent figure in American culture. As the nation mourns the passing of the ‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin, BET Networks will commemorate her life…

Let’s talk MTV VMAs Best Red Carpet Moments

source The red carpet landscape has certainly changed in the last several years. Although actors, actresses and models who flock to the Academy Awards or the Cannes festival still somewhat follow the ‘white tie’ dress code and make sure they put their most elegant and sophisticated foot forward, the VMA has for a long time…

THE 2018 BLACK GIRLS ROCK! CELEBRANTS ARE: MARY J. BLIGE, JUDITH JAMISON, NAOMI CAMPBELL, LENA WAITHE AND TARANA BURKE

August 21, 2018 01:02 PM Eastern Daylight Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BET Networks and Beverly Bond, CEO, founder and creator of “BLACK GIRLS ROCK!™”are excited to announce this year’s BLACK GIRLS ROCK!™ Awards taping on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center’s Prudential Hall in Newark, NJ. The broadcast will premiere on…

GET LACED… LET’S TALK! Podcast | Episode 6: Calvin Richardson and Adrian Stallings Discuss “The Prince of Soul’s” Upcoming NC Music Hall of Fame Induction and MORE!!!

SOUTHERN LACED spoke with Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter Calvin Richardson about his musical career before he decided to become a solo artist.  As a young boy, “The Prince of Soul’s” musical career included singing in his mother’s local gospel group.  Before his solo career, Richardson was a member of the R&B group Undacova, which included…