Cunningham becomes interim director of JSU Global

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Dr. Tomaz Cunningham is the new interim director of JSU Global in the Division of Academic Affairs at Jackson State University. Cunningham has spent seven years as an associate professor of foreign languages at JSU. “I would like to thank Dr. (Joseph) Whittaker and Dr. (Alisa) Mosley for this exciting opportunity to…

Nearly 550 JSU fall 2020 graduates accept their degrees virtually

(JACKSON, Miss.) — About 550 JSU fall graduates participated in a virtual ceremony from their homes Friday while administrators, deans and other program participants gathered inside the Lee E. Williams Athletics and Assembly Center (AAC) to bestow degrees to the 2020 honorees in real time. Due to COVID-19, and out of an abundance of caution, the…

WEST COAST RAP SUPERSTAR KING LIL G DROPS NEW ALBUM 90’S KID VOL. 2

LISTEN TO 90’S KID VOL. 2 HERE “UNEMPLOYED” HITS 1 MILLION YOUTUBE VIEWS IN TWO WEEKS “HOLLOWTIPS” FEATURED ON APPLE MUSIC’S ‘HOT TRACKS’ PLAYLIST PEAKS AT #11 ON YOUTUBE’S TRENDING VIDEOS (Los Angeles, LA – Friday, December 11) – West coast rapping sensation, King Lil G, releases highly anticipated album 90’s Kid Vol. 2. The album makes…

SINGER/SONGWRITER DAVID LYN RELEASES DEBUT EP“ANY DAY NOW” TODAY!

LISTEN/DOWNLOAD “ANY DAY NOW” TODAY! PREMIERES DEBUT SINGLE “KEEP MOVING” VIA BOOMSHOTS GRAMMY AWARD WINNING PRODUCER IZYBEATS PRODUCES LEAD SINGLE “GWAN FI MONEY” FEATURING TARRUS RILEY WATCH “KEEP MOVING” HERE WATCH “GWAN FI MONEY” HERE Los Angeles, CA (December 4, 2020) – Emerging singer/songwriter David Lyn releases debut EP Any Day Now via Creative Titans….

Put A Ring On It

Will Packer’s new unscripted relationship series “Put A Ring on It” follows four longtime couples, with help from master relationship coach Dr. Nicole LaBeach, who embark on the ultimate relationship test—by dating other people. From week to week the couples are pushed outside their comfort zones to confront the question they’ve been too afraid to…

CMDWN RELEASE NEW SINGLE “SOLANGE HAIR” FT. LIL YACHTY

STREAM/BUY “SOLANGE HAIR” HERE (December 4, 2020) Toronto collective CMDWN release their new single “Solange Hair” featuring Atlanta rapper Lil Yachty today. This upbeat, feel-good track is a playful ode to Solange’s hair and marks the 2nd collaboration between CMDWN and longtime friend Lil’ Yachty, following their 2018 single/video collaboration “The Way She Move” which…

BET’S WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE WEEK OF THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3 – WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9

“A CHRISTMAS SURPRISE” PREMIERES SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5 AT 8 PM ON BET AND BET HER WATCH NEW EPISODES OF: “TYLER PERRY’S HOUSE OF PAYNE,” “TYLER PERRY’S ASSISTED LIVING,” AND “TYLER PERRY’S SISTAS” ON BET AND “TYLER PERRY’S RUTHLESS” ON BET+ New York, NY – December 3, 2020 – BET’s must-see programming week of December 3 – December…

Daniel Payne’s new EP “The 4Ep” goes in depth

Earlier this year, Daniel Payne made some noise with his “Purple Onion” album. He follows that up with “The 4Ep” featuring the lead single, “Emotions”. The well-rounded EP goes in depth about emotions, fatherhood, police brutality, and persistence in pursuit of your dreams. “The 4Ep” is mostly produced by Audio Anthem, who was recently nominated for…

CDC Foundation awards JSU $420,000 to curb high COVID-19 infections among Blacks ages 18-29 in Central Mississippi

(JACKSON, Miss.) — The CDC Foundation has entered a cooperative agreement with Jackson State University, providing $420,000 to develop a marketing campaign this fall to reduce and prevent the disproportionate COVID-19 transmissions among African Americans ages 18-29 in Hinds, Madison and Rankin counties. These three counties have experienced the highest rate of transmissions in Mississippi….

Hiphop Has a New Supergroup and It’s Not The Lox or Griselda

When Cellus Hamilton decided to launch his new marketing company with his wife in 2019, he didn’t know he was creating a future launching pad for artists. He started advertising his artist development package and quickly begin getting connected with artists from all over the country looking to take their careers to the next level….

JSU secures nearly $1 million grant over 5 years to aid special-needs population

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Jackson State University’s Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Psychometric Services in the College of Education and Human Development has received a nearly $1 million grant over five years ($199,995 per year)  from the U.S. Department of Education, Rehabilitation Services Administration. Grant proceeds will be used for JSU’s Rehabilitation Counseling Long-Term Training Project, which…

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…

Comcast RISE Awards Over 700 Black-Owned, Small Businesses with Marketing and Technology Resources and Makeovers

Multi-year Program Opens Eligibility to Small Businesses Owned by Black, Indigenous and People of Color November 25, 2020 06:00 AM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA) today announced the first round of Comcast RISE award recipients —over 700 businesses will receive consulting, media and creative production services from Effectv, the advertising sales…

Florida Power & Light Company partners with 100 Black Men of South Florida for their annual Thanksgiving Food Drive to help spread joy this holiday season

(Black PR Wire) On Nov. 21, Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) joined other community partners to support 100 Black Men of South Florida’s Thanksgiving Food Drive. The food drive fulfills the need to help and bring the joy of Thanksgiving to economically disadvantaged individuals in South Florida. The members, who refer to themselves as…

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…