“David Makes Man” Video

"David Makes Man" is a drama series created by Academy Award-winning screenwriter Tarell Alvin McCraney ("Moonlight"). Set in South Florida, this lyrical coming-of-age story centers on a teenage prodigy named David who lives in the projects but attends a magnet school for academically gifted youngsters. David, played by newcomer Akili

ONE MUSICFEST TO HONOR MUSIC INDUSTRY ICONS JERMAINE DUPRI AND DALLAS AUSTIN DURING 10TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL SEPTEMBER 7-8 IN ATLANTA

ONE Musicfest, the southeast's premier urban progressive music and arts festival - will honor iconic super-producers Jermaine Dupri and Dallas Austin for their vast contributions to urban culture during a special on-stage ceremony at the 10th annual festival taking place September 7-8, 2019 at Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta.  As architects of the sounds that led artists such as TLC, Mariah

VIP JUDGES & ADVISORS ANNOUNCED FOR THE JOHN SINGLETON SHORT FILM COMPETITION

Colleagues of the late iconic filmmaker, John Singleton, are excited to serve as judges and advisors for the John Singleton embRACE L.A. Short Film Competition. The notable film and entertainment experts include: Stephanie Allain, Robi Reed, Paul Hall, Preston Holmes, Bobbi Banks, Dawn Gilliam, Camile Tucker, Erika Conner, and Pat Prescott.Academy Award winners Spike Lee and Regina King have

OWN TV’s DAVID MAKES MAN Starring Phylicia Rashad and Akili McDowell

"David Makes Man" is a one-hour lyrical drama from Academy Award winner Tarell Alvin McCraney ("Moonlight"), his firstTV project. McCraney serves as executive producer of the series alongside Dee Harris-Lawrence ("Shots Fired,""Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and The Notorious B.I.G.") who serves as showrunner. Mike Kelley and Melissa Loy("Revenge") under their Page Fright production banner, Michael B. Jordan via his Outlier Society Productions and OprahWinfrey are also executive producers. Read more: http://www.oprah.com/app/david-makes-man.html#ixzz5xowwbg1D David (Akili McDowell) walks the school’s county-approved clinical psychiatrist (Ruben Santiago-Hudson) through his day including his class presentation which helps repair his relationship with Seren (Nathaniel McIntyre) and reveals more about his mother Gloria’s (Alana Arenas) journey as a single mother. Phylicia Rashad also stars as David’s teacher Dr. Woods-Trap. https://youtu.be/hUSxy9e9C2Y

Black Girls Rock Awards 2019 Yellow Carpet

The 2019 BLACK GIRLS ROCK!® Awards will premiere on Sunday, September 8th, 2019, at 8:00 P.M. ET/PT on BET. The line-up will include India.Arie, Common, Erykah Badu, Ari Lennox, Elle Varner, Monica, Kiana Ledé, and Maimouna Youssef aka Mumu Fresh. House music icons, Crystal Waters, Cece Peniston, Robin S., and DJ Cocoa Chanelle will collaborate for a special moment. Erykah

Brandy To Be Honored With the BMI President’s Award at the 2019 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards

BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) will honor multi-platinum, GRAMMY Award-winning singer/songwriter and actress Brandy with the BMI President’s Award at its 2019 R&B/Hip-Hop Awards on Thursday, August 29th.  The private event, held at the Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center in Atlanta, will be hosted by BMI President & CEO Mike O’Neill and BMI Vice President Creative (Atlanta), Catherine Brewton. “As a singer/songwriter, actress and humanitarian,

TOBYMAC, HILLSONG WORSHIP AND KIRK FRANKLIN SET TO PERFORM AT 50TH ANNUAL GMA DOVE AWARDS

The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced the first round of all-star performers for the historic 50th Annual GMA Dove Awards, set for October 15 at Lipscomb University's Allen Arena in Nashville. The landmark event will feature performances by Contemporary Christian Music trailblazer TobyMac, chart-topping modern worship group Hillsong Worship and award-winning Gospel legend, Kirk Franklin. In conjunction

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