GRAMMY® AWARD-NOMINATED ARTIST, ENTREPRENEUR, AND PHILANTHROPIST FAT JOE RETURNS AS HOST & CO-EXECUTIVE PRODUCER OF “BET HIP HOP AWARDS” 2023 PREMIERING TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10 AT 9…
“How I’m the voice of the trenches I take care of my kids but don’t spend time with them” he shared online. “My goal is…
Dame Dash has opened up about Jay Z’s alleged bitterness toward him dating Aaliyah while Hov was also trying to court the late singer. The Roc-A-Fella…
Drake decided to pay the fine for going over the time limit for a Detroit concert on his “It’s All A Blur Tour” “It’s $10,000…
To live in Barbie Land is to be a perfect being in a perfect place. Unless you have a full-on existential crisis. Or you’re a…
BMI will present the 5x GRAMMY® award-winning superstar rapper, executive and philanthropist Lil Wayne with the BMI Icon Award at the 2023 R&B/Hip-Hop Awards on…
His first campaign for the French brand stars Rihanna, and it debuted Thursday on a giant billboard on the Seine-facing side of the Musée d’Orsay…
THE PERFORMERS WILL UNITE OLD AND NEW SCHOOLS WITH A NON-STOP HIP-HOP PARTY! Today, BET announces an unprecedented slate of performers taking the stage at BET Awards2023, airing LIVE on BET on Sunday,…
Don’t miss the official lyric video for Hood Robbin’ by ICE CUBE.
Big Bank of Big Facts Radio and Patrick Week of Basement Entertainment had celebrities and influencers in a frenzy filled with uncontrollable laughs at the sold-out launch of The Shhh Show. Hosted at the historic Buckhead Theater on Thursday, November 4th, The Shhh Show is a live entertainment series created to launch the careers of undiscovered talent. But first, they must win over The Shhh Show, no hold’s bar tough audience.
Thirteen talented acts from around the country competed to win a cash prize of $2000, a diamond necklace from Clarity Custom Jewelry, two interviews on The Big Facts Radio with Big Bank, and iHeart’s 105.3, and another chance to compete on the next show scheduled for February 14, 2023. Singer ZayTeegy won this month’s competition with her sultry voice and amazing stage performance.Read more
Before the Grammys, multi-platinum sales, and releasing the #1 Album on Billboard’s Top 200 Charts (Anomaly,2014), Reach Records’ president & co-founder, LECRAE, dropped arguably the most seminal project in his catalog, Church Clothes. In the ten years since Church Clothes initially dropped, Lecrae has evolved from an artist into a New York Times best-selling author, investor, thought leader, entrepreneur, activist, financial educator, and philanthropist. Yet, his mission remains the same, to represent faith and hip-hop with an unashamed edge!
Today, BET announced“Kandi” Burruss-Tucker, Tameka “Tiny” Harris, Tamika Scott and LaTocha Scott of legendary, multiplatinum-selling R&B supergroup Xscape will collectively receive the ‘Lady of Soul’ honor at “Soul Train Awards” 2022, the feel good party of the year. Xscape emerged on the scene in the ‘90s with a sound of their own. With hit songs like “Just Kickin’ It,” “Understanding,” and “The Arms of the One Who Loves You,” the powerhouse group took the industry by storm with their amazing harmonies and industry-defining sounds. Hosted by actor, comedian, and writerDeon Cole, “Soul Train Awards” 2022 premieres Sunday, November 27 at 8 PM ET/PT on BET and BET Her.Read more
Over a year after teasing a potential Verzuz, Jermaine Dupri has announced that he and Diddy will face off in a So So Def vs….
Krystal, the South’s original quick-service restaurant chain today announced the unveiling of its new Side Chik chicken sandwich. To help launch the campaign, Krystal partnered with social media influencer Brittany Renner to let everyone know that you don’t have to ditch your main chicken sandwich, they just wanna be your Side Chik. The new Side Chik sandwiches are the first new menu item since partnering with 2 Chainz as its Head of Creative Marketing.
“DJ CASSIDY’S PASS THE MIC: BET HIP HOP AWARDS EDITION” RETURNS WITH HIP HOP ICONS BUSTA RHYMES, GHOSTFACE KILLAH, ICE CUBE, JADAKISS, METHOD MAN, REDMAN, RAEKWON,
REMY MA, RZA, STYLES P, SWIZZ BEATZ, TOO $HORT, XZIBIT,
WARREN G, AND MORE
FINAL EDITION OF THE ACCLAIMED SERIES PREMIERES TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4 AT 11:30 PM ET/PT IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING
“BET HIP HOP AWARDS” 2022
BET announces the return of DJ Cassidy’s critically acclaimed, groundbreaking series “Pass The Mic” with a lineup of heavy hitters. “DJ Cassidy’s Pass The Mic: BET Hip Hop Awards Edition” premieres Tuesday, October 4, at 11:30 PM ET/PT following “BET Hip Hop Awards” 2022.
Reach Records award-winning artist, 1K Phew, has released his third single and video from his upcoming album, As I Am, to be released Fall 2022. 1K Phew’s refined rawness and genuine directness resonates with people who know God but feel trapped in the streets. His previously released songs, “The Offering,” and “Church House Trap House,” speaks directly to and for them. He latest single, “Safe” ft Jai’ Len Josey, is an introspective thank you letter to God for keeping him safe from a near death experience.
Lil Baby announced a title and release date for his third studio album. ’It’s Only Me’ arrives Oct. 14. “I Kno Its Been Along Time…
Kendrick Lamar brings the drama in his short film for “We Cry Together” co-starring Taylour Paige. Directed by Jake Schreier, Dave Free & Kendrick Lamar…
Before releasing the #1 album in the country, Anomaly (2014), multi-Grammy/Dove/Stellar Award-winning rapper Lecrae dropped arguably the most seminal project in his catalog, Church Clothes Vol. 1 (2012), hosted by DJ Don Cannon. In the ten years since the first Church Clothes mixtape dropped, no one has been able to surpass the heights that Lecrae has reached, crossing CHH over to the mainstream while enduring the blows and lows as Lecrae has.
The Houston legend has announced a new tour which is billed as the last opportunity for his legion of fans to see him perform his greatest hits live.
As part of his final tour, Face will also give fans the opportunity to hang out and take pictures with him before each show as part of his special VIP meet and greets, where they’ll receive a limited edition “Face Mob” commemorative baseball jersey.
Kendrick Lamar shared his new song, “The Heart Part 5,” alongside a video to match on Sunday, less than a week before the release of…
Grammy Award winning artist CeeLo Green also known as the “Soul Machine” is announcing today his upcoming James Brown Tribute Tour entitled “Soul Brotha #100” with his first date thisFriday April 29th, 2022 in New Orleansat the Jazz & Heritage Festival. CeeLo will be honoring the legacy and musical genius of his idol James Brown with an unbelievable 75-minute set of 27 hit songs including classics like Superbad, I Feel Good, Man’s World, Sex Machinealong with Green’s hits Forget You, Crazy, Bright Lights, Fool For You and many more familiar anthems.
Disney+ and National Geographic announced today that Reggie Rock Bythewood and Gina Prince-Bythewood will serve as executive producers under their production company Undisputed Cinema on the Disney+ Original limited series “Genius: MLK/X,” produced by Imagine Television Studios and 20th Television. Brian Grazer and Ron Howard return as executive producers.Read more
New High-Energy, Music-Driven Film “Sneakerella”
Premieres May 13, Exclusively on Disney+
Disney+ has released a new trailer for the upcoming original movie “Sneakerella,” premiering May 13 on the streaming service. From the studio behind the mega-hit “Descendants,” “High School Musical,” and “ZOMBIES” franchises, this pop/hip-hop musical is set in the vibrant street-sneaker subculture of New York City and puts a contemporary twist on the “Cinderella” fairy tale.
Legendz of the Streetz Tour 2022 (Atlanta)
Janet Jackson, Nicki Minaj, Kevin Hart, New Edition, The Isley Brothers, The Roots & Friends, Jazmine Sullivan, Summer Walker, D-Nice & Friends
SNL’s longest running actor and comedian, Kenan Thompson returned to his hometown in Atlanta on February 20 and February 21 to kick off the 11th…
Maverick City Music celebrates Black History Month 2022 with the release of the Breathe EP. The celebratory EP features the signature vocals of beloved Maverick City Music artist Joe L Barnes, Maryanne J. George, Naomi Raine, Chandler Moore and Dante Bowe backed by the Mav City Gospel Choir. The Breathe EP features live and studio versions of standout songs lifted from 2021’s Jubilee: Juneteenth album, including “Breathe,” “Joy of the Lord,” and “Make it Right,” plus three all-new original recordings. Israel Houghton, Jonathan McReynolds, Ahjah Walls, DOE and Todd Dulaney. The Breathe EP serves as a reminder to all who listen to take a moment to breathe and celebrate life and the legacy of black gospel music.Read more
Today, the NAACP and BET announced that Academy Award-nominated actor and producer Samuel L. Jackson will receive the prestigious Chairman’s Award during the “53rd NAACP Image Awards.” The Chairman’s Award is bestowed in recognition of individuals who demonstrate exemplary public service and use their distinct platforms to create agents of change. Past honorees of the Chairman’s Award include the late U.S. Congressman John Lewis and Ruby Dee, Danny Glover, Rev. James Lawson, Tyler Perry, then-Senator Barack Obama, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, and former Surgeon General Regina Benjamin. It was also announced that Scot X. Esdaile will receive the Activist of the Year award and Channing Hill will receive the Youth Activist of the Year award. The “53rd NAACP Image Awards,” hosted by seven-time NAACP Image Awards Winner Anthony Anderson, airs Saturday, February 26 at 8:00 PM ET/PT on BET.
Welcome to the world of transformational marketing, a multi-billion-dollar industry dominated by women whose glamorous lifestyles are supported by a gritty, competitive world of selling products and events and self-branding at all costs. Million Dollar Hustle follows health and fitness influencer, author, entrepreneur and self-made millionaire Stormy Wellington and her elite group of unstoppable leaders, called the Circle of Bosses, including Dianna Williams (aka Coach D from Bring It!), Maniya Essence Canty (Stormy’s daughter), Nathalie Nicole Smith, Bawselady, Tammy Price, Bianca Shadai and Ana Cantera.
1K Phew and Lecrae released their third single and video, “MOVE,” from their new collaborative album, No Church In A While. The album features 10 tracks including: “Wildin” “Ready Or Not,” “Move,” “One Call,” “What We Gon Do,” “Amen,” “Blockhead,” “Born Sinner” “Save Us,” and “No Church In A While.”
SINGLE AND VIDEO PAYS TRIBUTE TO HIP-HOP’S ICONIC ARTISTS THROUGH THE RECREATION OF THEIR ALBUM ARTWORK!
In the midst of his “The Return To Never Land” Tour Andy Mineo got the call he’d been waiting for! The world will finally get to see his new music video for “Been About It,” ft Lecrae! With his Never Land II album critically acclaimed with over 7 million streams in 1 week, Andy Mineo, is poised for crossover success!
Given that there was a 16-month-gap between the first season and second, we could probably expect the third season to drop sometime in early 2024….
BET announces the nominees for the 16th annual “BET HIP HOP AWARDS,” honoring the past year in hip hop music across 17 categories, selected by a voting academy of esteemed music industry insiders. With the theme of unity as expressed by its tagline In Hip Hop We Stand, the 2021 “BET HIP HOP AWARDS will tape from the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, GA, on Friday, October 1 and will premiere Tuesday, October 5, 2021, at 9 PM ET/PT on BET, and simulcast internationally on BET Africa on Wednesday, October 6 AT 3 AM CAT.Read more
Directed by Denzel Washington and starring Michael B. Jordan with a screenplay by Virgil Williams, A JOURNAL FOR JORDAN is based on the true story of Sergeant Charles Monroe King (Jordan), a soldier deployed to Iraq who begins to keep a journal of love and advice for his infant son. Back at home, senior New York Times editor Dana Canedy (Chanté Adams) revisits the story of her unlikely, life-altering relationship with King and his enduring devotion to her and their child. A sweeping account of a once-in-a-lifetime love, the film is a powerful reminder of the importance of family.Read more
STARZ announced the worldwide premiere date for the new original series “BMF,” with never-before-seen teaser trailer and art. Inspired by true legends, “BMF” tells the story of the real-life, American crime family: The Flenorys, set in 1980s Detroit. The series will premiere worldwide on Sunday, September 26 at 9 PM ET/PT then move to its regular timeslot at 8 PM ET/PT starting on Sunday, October 3. The series will air across all STARZ platforms in the U.S. and Canada and will air day and date internationally on the STARZPLAY premium streaming platform across Europe, Latin America and Japan.Read more
Dame claims that Roc-A-Fella fell apart because Jay-Z felt he deserved more money than his fellow co-owner, Kareem “Biggs” Burke. Dame stated that Jay-Z “didn’t…
Visionary filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan unveils a chilling, mysterious new thriller about a family on a tropical holiday who discover that the secluded beach where…
In Theaters and HBO Max July 16, 2021 Welcome to the Jam! NBA champion and global icon LeBron James goes on an epic adventure alongside timeless Tune Bugs Bunny with the animated/live-action event “Space Jam: A New Legacy,” from director Malcolm D. Lee and an innovative filmmaking team including Ryan Coogler and Maverick Carter.Read more
“For more than 20 years, the BET Awards have been a celebration of Black creativity, art and excellence,” said Henson. “Returning live, this year’s show will be unlike anything we have ever seen before, and I am honored to be sharing the stage with so many powerful and prolific women in music and entertainment. The BET Awards will once again be at the forefront of Black culture.”Read more
Triller Fight Club has announced a stacked undercard for LOPEZ vs. KAMBOSOS JR. set for Saturday, June 19 at Miami’s loanDepot Park, home of the Miami Marlins. FITE will broadcast globally the undercard free-of-charge starting at 3:30pm ET with the Pay-Per-View startingat 9:00 p.m. ET. Ticket and Pay-Per-View purchase information can be found at www.TrillerFightClub.com.
The event is headlined by the first defense from Brooklyn, New York’s ‘The Takeover’ Teofimo Lopez, (16-0, 12 KOs), of his Undisputed Lightweight World Titles (WBC, WBA, WBO, IBF, RING) against Mandatory Challenger, ‘Ferocious’ George Kambosos Jr., (19-0, 10 KOs), of Sydney, Australia scheduled for 12-rounds.Read more