RAPPERS BLUEFACE AND DDG TEAM UP ONCE AGAIN FOR NEW TRACK “MEAT THIS”

FULL-LENGTH COLLAB PROJECT OUT LATER THIS YEAR Stream/Get “Meat This” and Watch Video here (May 20, 2022) Blueface has teamed up with rapper DDG for the new track and video “Meat This.” The track is the first release from a new full-length collaboration project due out later this year on 5th Amendment/MNRK. The two rappers…

GRAMMY-NOMINATED WICKED MONEY FAMILY ARTIST ATL JACOB HITS NO. 1 ON BILLBOARD’S HOT 100 PRODUCERS CHART FOR HIS WORK ON FUTURE’S I NEVER LIKED YOU, DONATES 10K TO ALMA MATER

PRODUCED NINE TRACKS ON THE NO. 1 PROJECT CREDITS INCLUDE “WAIT FOR U,” WITH DRAKE AND TEMS“KEEP IT BURNIN” WITH KANYE“FOR A NUT” WITH GUNNA AND YOUNG THUG [May 16, 2022, New York] Two-time Grammy-nominated producer ATL Jacob, one of Freebandz’s most notorious in-house producers, has produced over half of the tracks on Future’s record-breaking I Never Liked…

ESSENCE Announces Its 2022 Unbeatable Daytime Empowerment Experiences and Night Experiences – June 30-July 3rd

Previously Announced Talent Include Nicki Minaj, Janet Jackson, Jazmine Sullivan, Kevin Hart, New Edition, WizKid, TEMS and D Nice & Friends May 12, 2022 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ESSENCE Communications, Inc., the leading media, technology, and commerce company dedicated to serving Black women and their communities, today announced its 2022 ESSENCE Festival of…

JD North America Celebrates 100 Episodes of Community Voices with Special Guest SZA

Company Foundation and Grammy Award Winner Use Platform for Change to Discuss Mental Health and Positive Action May 12, 2022 08:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On Friday, May 13, at 4 PM ET, the Finish Line Youth Foundation, philanthropic arm of athletic retailer JD North America, will welcome Grammy Award winner and R&B phenomenon SZA…

Olivia Announces New Single “No Permission”

Miami, FL, May 09, 2022 –(PR.com)– R&B vocalist Olivia announced her new single, “No Permission,” will be released on May 12 and serve as the first taste of her upcoming EP, “UNDER PRESSURE.” The sultry new tune is catchy and melodic, highlighting Olivia’s remarkable vocal abilities and impressive penmanship. While staying fresh and current, she…

ESSENCE Festival of Culture’s Roster Is Heating up With Wizkid, City Girls, Beenie Man, TEMS, Method Man, Raekwon, Ghostface, Kes, Mickey Guyton and More Still to Come

April 28, 2022 01:58 PM Eastern Daylight Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ESSENCE Festival of Culture, the country’s largest festival based on per day attendance, is heating up its already star-studded lineup for this year’s virtual and in-person experience in New Orleans, June 30 to July 3, 2022*. As befitting this year’s theme “It’s the Black Joy…

Top Black Female Sports Broadcaster Headlines Legends Film on Juneteenth

Pam Oliver lends “voice” to documentary about Georgia’s Black athletes’ during segregation (Black PR Wire) DEKALB COUNTY, GEORGIA – Pam Oliver, the nation’s highest-profile African American female sports broadcaster, is the voice actor of a historic documentary about Black athletes, coaches and sports auxiliary members who competed during the Jim Crow segregated years in Georgia….

12th Annual Salute Her Awards Celebrates Multi-Generational Excellence Hosted By Loni Love Sunday, May 8, 2022 at 7 P.M. ET on @SaluteHer.com

Nationally syndicated Cafe Mocha radio show to honor civil rights pioneers, legends in media, community leaders, and gospels music’s first family in celebration of women of the movement (Black PR Wire) Nationally syndicated show to honor civil rights pioneers, legends in media, community leaders, and gospels music’s first family in celebration of women of the…

PLATINUM-SELLING RAPPER BLUEFACE DROPS NEW SINGLE & VIDEO FOR “STREET SIGNS” WITH CHICAGO RAPPER G HERBO

(April 15, 2022) Platinum-selling rapper Blueface releases his new single “Street Signs” along with Chicago rapper G Herbo today via 100 Entertainment/MNRK Music Group. Produced by GRAMMY Award winner Hit-Boy, the single is a gritty headbanger with an accompanying video directed by Louieknows. “Street Signs” is the follow-up to Blueface’s hit single “Chose Me” featuring…

GRAMMY®-winning Recording Artist John Legend to Receive Global Impact Award at Recording Academy® Honors Presented By The Black Music Collective

Inaugural GRAMMY® Week Event Will Feature Performances by Summer Walker, D-Nice, Musical Director Adam Blackstone, MC Lyte as the Voice of the Evening and Honorary Chair Jimmy Jam March 28, 2022 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Recording Academy® announced today 12-time GRAMMY®-winning artist John Legend will be honored during Recording Academy Honors…

Fiverr to Host Its First Music Event, “Now Playing”, Featuring Keynote Speakers T-Pain, Cheat Codes, and JVKE

The two-day, content-filled virtual event will include workshops, demos, and discussions featuring music industry professionals, chart-topping artists, and Fiverr’s music community March 28, 2022 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fiverr International Ltd., (NYSE: FVRR), the company that is changing how the world works together, today announced its first music event, “Now Playing” on…

GRAMMY® Winner and Current Nominee LeVar Burton to Host the 64th GRAMMY Awards Premiere Ceremony®

Jimmie Allen, Madison Cunningham, Falu, Nnenna Freelon, Ledisi, Mon Laferte, Kalani Pe’a, John Popper, Allison Russell, Curtis Stewart, and The Isaacs to Perform; Opening Number to Feature a Special Multi-Nominee Performance March 25, 2022 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GRAMMY® winner and current nominee LeVar Burton is hosting this year’s prestigious 64th GRAMMY…

Jon Batiste, Foo Fighters, H.E.R., Nas, and Chris Stapleton to Perform at the 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards®; Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr., Ben Platt, and Rachel Zegler Also to Perform as Part of Special in Memoriam Segment

Music’s Biggest Night® Airs Sun, April 3, 2022, on CBS March 24, 2022 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Recording Academy® has expanded its lineup for the 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards® with current nominees Jon Batiste, Foo Fighters, H.E.R., Nas, and Chris Stapleton and a special In Memoriam performance featuring songs of Stephen Sondheim by GRAMMY® winner Cynthia Erivo, current nominee Leslie Odom Jr.,…

PHARRELL WILLIAMS’ BLACK AMBITION BUILDS UPON INAUGURAL YEAR’S SUCCESS WITH SECOND-YEAR PRIZE APPLICATION LAUNCH

Non-Profit Initiative Empowering Black & Latinx Entrepreneurs to Excel Uninterrupted Through The Black Ambition HBCU Prize and The Black Ambition Prize (Black PR Wire) Los Angeles, CA – Black Ambition empowers Black and Latinx innovators and communities to excel uninterrupted. Founded by Pharrell Williams in 2020, the non-profit announced today that applications for its second annual prize competition…