GRAMMY NOMINATED SINGER, SONGWRITER & PRODUCER STOKLEY’SHEARTFELT, DEDICATION TO WOMEN“SHE”LANDS IN THE #3 SPOT ON THE BILLBOARD & MEDIABASE UAC CHARTS

(New York, NY-March 13, 2020) – A heartfelt gift to his female listeners, Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter, producer Stokley has done it again with the chart-topping single “SHE.”Concurrently holding at #3 on both the Billboard and Mediabase UAC charts for three weeks and still climbing, the modern, soulful and sentimental single further cement Stokley’s as a…

BET Networks to Honor NBA Legend Kobe Bryant With Multiplatform Programming Lineup Monday, February 24

February 22, 2020 04:29 PM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TODAY, BET Networks announced plans to pay tribute to the iconic five-time NBA champion, and Academy Award-winning producer, Kobe Bryant, with content specials across their linear, digital and streaming platforms Monday, February 24, 2020 beginning 1PM ET. The programming lineup will include: “BET Remembers: Kobe…

Nickelodeon Sets Premiere Date for Tyler Perry’s Young Dylan

February 19, 2020 09:54 AM Eastern Standard Time HOLLYWOOD, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kid rapper and pint-sized powerhouse Young Dylan will join theNickelodeon family with the premiere of the brand-new live-action series, Tyler Perry’s Young Dylan, on Saturday, Feb. 29, at 8:30 (ET/PT). Executive produced, directed and written by Perry, the series follows a family whose world is turned upside down…

MTV And Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Tap Heirs Christian Combs, Quincy Brown, Justin Combs and Series Vet LaurieAnn Gibson as Judges on “Making the Band” In 2020

February 19, 2020 05:00 PM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MTV and Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs today announced that the music mogul’s sons Christian Combs, Quincy Brown and Justin Combs—who are best known for their careers spanning music, fashion and entertainment—are joining the family business and have signed on for the highly-anticipated return of “Making the Band.” Creative director…

Secret Deodorant Announces Partnership With Serena Williams to Advance Gender Equality

February 12, 2020 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time CINCINNATI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–At the 2020 MAKERS Conference in Los Angeles, Secret Deodorant, a longtime champion of women’s equality and advocate for female athletes, announced a new partnership with Serena Williams to further progress gender equality and pledged an additional $1 million in support of equality programs. As the archetype…

CERTIFIED-PLATINUM RECORDING ARTIST SEVYN STREETER RELEASES ‘WHATCHUSAY’ OFF FORTHCOMING ALBUM DRUNKEN WORDZ x SOBER THOUGHTZ

NOVEMBER 8, 2019 – Today, certified-platinum recording artist and Billboard chart-topping singer/songwriter Sevyn Streeter released track “WHATCHUSAY” along with a music video, as the first release off of her forthcoming album Drunken Wordz x Sober Thoughtz, via Groundwērk/Entertainment One (eOne) and is set to drop in 2020. Sensual and audacious, the new track and video…

NEW YORK CITY’S OWN DJ KAY SLAY BACK WITH SOME HEAT!

(October 31, 2019) New York City DJ and radio personality DJ Kay Slay cooks up a new monster jam “Hocus Pocus,” just in time for Halloween. A spellbinding line-up of Hip-Hop’s new golden boys A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Blueface, and Moneybagg Yo bring this Trackateering Music produced beat to life. Check out warlock Kay Slay and his three wizards causing trouble in the Brian Niles-directed visual below. CLICK HERE TO GET/LISTEN…

HIP HOP JAZZ GROUP QNA TEAMS UP WITH MULTI-GRAMMY NOMINATED MUSICIAN

DOWNLOAD “OUTLAW” HERE (Tuesday, October 29, 2019 – New York, NY) – Emerging hip hop Jazz group QNA teamed up with two-time Grammy nominated musician, Roots Percussionist (Chronixx and the Zincfence Redemption) and popular NYC based roots and culture reggae band Royal KhaoZ to deliver their collaborative debut single “Outlaw,” produced by Royal KhaoZ’s very…

AKON CELEBRATES HIS ROOTS WITH AFROBEATS AKONDA RELEASE

Download Akonda HERE (New York, NY – Friday, October 25) – Global superstar, Akon, releases his first ever full-length afrobeats album, Akondatoday via his Akonik Label Group.  The 10-track LP includes Akon’s hit singles “Low Key” and “Wakonda“. “Wakonda,” a play on Afro B’s popular song “Drogba” (Joanna), features West African comedian, Michael Blackson in the hilarious visuals which premiered on World Star Hip…

R&B SUPERSTAR TANK UNVEILS LONG AWAITED STUDIO ALBUM ELEVATION

Multiple GRAMMY® Award-nominated R&B superstar Tank has announced today’s release of his long-awaited new album. ELEVATION is available today via R&B Money/Atlantic Records at all DSPs and streaming services HERE. The singer/songwriter is also celebrating the release of ELEVATION with an official companion video for “I Don’t Think You’re Ready,” featuring a guest appearance from renown social media influencer B….

R&B SUPERSTAR TANK DROPS “THIS” FT. OMARI HARDWICK & SHAWN STOCKMAN

LISTEN/PURCHASE “THIS” NOW! R&B heavy hitter Tank highlights the single “This,” featuring actor/poet Omari Hardwick and Shawn Stockman (Boyz II Men), off his soon to be released album  ELEVATION, which drops October 25 via R&B Money/Atlantic Records. Tank also made a very special appearance on daytime talk show The Real where he performed “Our Song” that he co-wrote with his wife Zena Foster and appears on the album.  ELEVATION has already produced UAC #1…

MERRY JANE and Entertainment One release first ever music recording to feature sounds extracted from Cannabis plants

Toronto, ON (October 17, 2019) – Today marks the much-anticipated release of “Sticky Situation”, the first ever commercial music single to prominently feature sounds extracted from Cannabis plants. The song brings together a thrilling tag team combo of cross border (Los Angeles/Toronto) R&B and rap stars of today and tomorrow.  “Sticky Situation” features Juno Award-…

GRAMMY AWARD NOMINATED SINGER, SONGWRITER & PRODUCER STOKLEY IS BACK WITH NEW SINGLE & VISUAL FOR “SHE”

(October 14, 2019) 2019 brings new things for Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter, and producer Stokley. Continuing on with his successful solo career, Stokley (Blueraffe Ent.) has partnered with the legendary Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis (Flytetyme/Perspective) for his sophomore project Sankofa and is excited for the release of his new single “She,” written by Stokley & Carvin Haggins, produced by Stokley. “She” has already…

BRANDY RELEASES NEW TRACK “FREEDOM RINGS” TODAY

(September 27, 2019) Brandy releases new song “Freedom Rings” (Brand Nu Entertainment/Entertainment One) today and celebrates the 25th anniversary of her self-titled, debut album, Brandy (released on September 27, 1994). LISTEN TO “FREEDOM RINGS” HERE

Grammy Award-winning, Multi-platinum Rapper, Singer, Actress, and Fashion Icon Lil Kim Set to Receive the 2019 “I Am Hip Hop Award” at the 2019 Bet “Hip Hop Awards”

September 26, 2019 07:32 PM Eastern Daylight Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The BET “HIP HOP AWARDS” has remained the most prominent hip hop showcase on television for over ten years with its powerful performances, iconic hip hop honorees and much-anticipated cyphers. Today BET Networks announces the first lady of Bad Boy Records, Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum rapper, singer, actress, and fashion…

R&B SONGBIRD K. MICHELLE IS BACK!

R&B songbird K. Michelle returns with her fiery street single, “Supahood.” With the no holds barred lyrics, K. tells the world what she loves and how she loves it.  Produced by Lil’ Ronnie, “Supahood” features City Girls’ Yung Miami and Kash Doll, which adds that extra spice like hot sauce on your wings. CLICK HERE…

WATCH GRAMMY-NOMINATED SINGER-SONGWRITER MAIMOUNA YOUSSEF A.K.A. MUMU FRESH PERFORM A SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO THE “MOTHERS OF THE MOVEMENT” AT THE BET BLACK GIRLS ROCK! AWARDS

(September 9, 2019) Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter, MC, activist, philanthropist and acclaimed Hip Hop artist Maimouna Youssef a.k.a. Mumu Fresh is definitely a girl that rocks and fans witnessed her in all her Black Girl Magic as she performed at the 2019 BET Black Girls Rock! Awards that aired on BET last night. Mumu received a standing ovation for her soul-stirring…

WATCH ELLE VARNER PERFORM “NUMBER ONE SONG” AT THE 2019 BLACK GIRLS ROCK! AWARDS

Last night Grammy-Award winning singer-songwriter Elle Varner wowed attendees and viewers as she performed “Number One Song” at the 2019 Black Girls Rock! Awards that aired on BET. The song is featured on Elle’s new EP “ELLEVATION”, which is available now on all digital platforms and in stores.  CLICK HERE TO GET “ELLEVATION”

R&B SUPERSTAR TANK SET TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM “ELEVATION” OCTOBER 25

(New York, NY- September 6, 2019) Multi-Grammy award-winning  R&B Superstar, Tank is ready to set the streets on fire with the release of his ninth studio album ELEVATION, which drops October 25 via R&B Money/Atlantic Records. Tank has already had a stellar 2019 with the release of his second #1 UAC hit “Dirty” (click here) with the remix featuring Chris Brown. His new single “I…

INTERNATIONAL SUPERSTAR AKON GEARS UP FOR GLOBAL MUSIC TAKEOVER

(New York, NY – September 5th, 2019) – International superstar Akon will release three projects in October and another one later this year. Each album will be released under a different leg of his label group, respective of its genre. El Negreeto, a complete Latin project is due out October 4and will be released under the Ke Lo Ke…

Nipsey Hussle Stage Tribute Details Emerge For “Welcome to The West” 2nd Annual Music Festival At Toyota Arena September 20th

August 28, 2019 09:45 AM Eastern Daylight Time LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cabana Life Concerts’ 2nd annual WELCOME TO THE WEST FESTIVAL will be taking place at Toyota Arena on September 20th. Last year, the late Nipsey Hussleheadlined the sold-out concert. At this year’s second annual event, festival producers are planning a star-studded tribute to honor Hussle’s legacy and lasting impact…

“GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends®” to Air Oct. 18 on PBS as Part of “Great Performances” Series

August 27, 2019 01:15 PM Eastern Daylight Time SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In collaboration with PBS’ “Great Performances” series,the Recording Academy™ presents “GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends®,” the fourth annual all-star concert offering a primetime spotlight for the Academy’s 2019 Special Merit Awards recipients. Recorded in May at Los Angeles’ Dolby Theatre, the event premieres nationwide…