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South Street Seaport Museum Announces Monthly Virtual Sea Chanteys And Maritime Music Live Sing-Along

South Street Seaport Museum Announces Monthly Virtual Sea Chanteys And Maritime Music Live Sing-Along

South Street Seaport Museum’s monthly sea-music event Sea Chanteys and Maritime Music – the original NYC chantey sing, now made popular on TikTok – continues virtually on Sun., Feb. 6, at 2pm ET. From our living rooms and kitchens, join a round-robin of shared songs featuring members of The New York Packet and friends. Listen […]

Digital Underground Co-Founder Chopmaster J Snubbed By Ex-Bandmates In Oakland’s DU Day Proclamation. Drops New Band D.U. Next Generation On Shock G’s Birth Date

Digital Underground Co-Founder Chopmaster J Snubbed By Ex-Bandmates In Oakland’s DU Day Proclamation. Drops New Band D.U. Next Generation On Shock G’s Birth Date

When Digital Underground co-founder and drummer Jimi “Chopmaster J” Dright learned that the City of Oakland would honor his former band and recently deceased front man and co-founder Greg “Shock G/Humpty Hump” Jacobs with a proclamation to recognize the group’s civic and artistic contribution, he was initially elated. However, upon learning he was not welcome […]

Picasso V's New Single 'Distance' Streamed Via Global Vybz Entertainment

Picasso V’s New Single ‘Distance’ Streamed Via Global Vybz Entertainment

After generating millions of streams and views independently, Broward County rapper Picasso V brings his buzz to a boiling point with the new single “Distance”—available on all online streaming platforms via Global Vybz Entertainment. On the track produced by OTHELLOBEATS, melodic guitar wraps around propulsive 808s as Picasso V recalls the ups and downs of […]

Black-Owned New Tech Entertainment Platform 360NFT Launches With Willie Taylor As Debut Artist

Black-Owned New Tech Entertainment Platform 360NFT Launches With Willie Taylor As Debut Artist

360NFT, the first of its kind Black owned music NFT platform, powered by Trapchain, Inc., has collaborated with indie music artist and native Chicagoan, Willie Taylor, to drop his first NFT for his music project, “Write My Wrongs.” Taylor first gained notoriety as a contestant from MTV’s “Making the Band 4,” where he was chosen […]

Bass Player Clint 'Payback' Sands Rallies Hip-Hop Pioneers For Check Your Risk Campaign

Bass Player Clint ‘Payback’ Sands Rallies Hip-Hop Pioneers For Check Your Risk Campaign

Chuck D and Flavor Flav of Public Enemy, Coolio, Kid Frost and the Dogg Pound’s Kurupt are just a few of the hip hop pioneer veterans who responded when bass player/ music producer Clint “Payback” Sands reached out to his friends, inviting them to sound the alarm and participate in the “Check Your Risk” (CYR) […]

Former “American Pimp” Turned Police Accountability Activist Andre Taylor Revisits Roots With “Many Shades of Dre” Hip-Hop Music And Video Project

Former “American Pimp” Turned Police Accountability Activist Andre Taylor Revisits Roots With “Many Shades of Dre” Hip-Hop Music And Video Project

In what might appear to be a major contradiction of sorts, civic activist Andre Taylor is reflecting on his notoriously iconic, urban culture hustler past and bringing back his alter pimp ego, “Gorgeous Dre,” with the release of his new music and video project, “Many Shades of Dre.” In what might appear to be a […]

New Edition, Charlie Wilson And Jodeci Bring The Culture Tour Coming To NY

New Edition, Charlie Wilson And Jodeci Bring The Culture Tour Coming To NY

Veteran R&B group New Edition headlines an iconic lineup with the legendary Charlie Wilson, along with special guest Jodeci, the bad boys of R&B. The Culture Tour kicks off a 30-city tour on February 16, 2022, in Columbus, Ga., with stops in Los Angeles, New York, and New Edition’s hometown of Boston. In 1983, New […]

First-Ever NFT Collaboration By J. Ralph X Method Man Drops On SuperRare

First-Ever NFT Collaboration By J. Ralph X Method Man Drops On SuperRare

SuperRare, the pioneering marketplace for curated NFT artwork, is pleased to announce the first-ever NFT artwork by three-time Academy Award nominated composer, producer, artist, and activist J. Ralph, Wu-Tang Clan legend Method Man and artist Robbie Shilstone. The NFT artwork “Twenty Five Years Later…” features an original song, “93 Bells,” by J. Ralph and Method […]

Grammy Winner Damon Little Is #1 On Billboard Gospel Airplay Radio Chart With Inspirational Single "Stand Up"

Grammy Winner Damon Little Is #1 On Billboard Gospel Airplay Radio Chart With Inspirational Single “Stand Up”

Grammy Award-winner, songwriter, soul singer, and activist Damon Little current radio single “Stand Up” hits #1 on Billboard Gospel AirPlay chart this week. Powered by radio promotions firm By Any Means Necessary the emotionally charged song spends 44 weeks in the Top 30 making it the longest running radio single in 2021 on Billboards Gospel […]

Michael Paran Signs Iconic R&B Group Jodeci To P Music Group Client Roster

Michael Paran Signs Iconic R&B Group Jodeci To P Music Group Client Roster

The iconic R&B group, Jodeci, has signed with P Music Group, it was announced by founder and CEO, Michael Paran. Jodeci joins the P Music Group roster of clients that also include multiple award-winning R&B artists: Charlie Wilson, K-Ci Hailey, and Johnny Gill. “The P Music Group family is thrilled to be working with Jodeci,” […]

Rosa Parks Family Foundation Endorses Dewayne Harvey’s Gospel Hit, 'What The Lord Allows'

Rosa Parks Family Foundation Endorses Dewayne Harvey’s Gospel Hit, ‘What The Lord Allows’

On December 1st 1955, Rosa Parks stood up for civil rights and against segregation when she refused to give up her seat and move to the back of a city bus in Montgomery, Alabama. This bold move from Parks helped spark the Civil Rights Movement, inspiring leaders such as the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King […]

Actor-Singer-Songwriter, Keith Robinson Releases Holiday Song, 'Nothing Like Christmas Day' And Stars In Two Upcoming Hallmark Channel Original Films

Actor-Singer-Songwriter, Keith Robinson Releases Holiday Song, ‘Nothing Like Christmas Day’ And Stars In Two Upcoming Hallmark Channel Original Films

“Nothing Like Christmas Day” was written by Keith Robinson and produced by Mike Jackson. “Nothing like Christmas Day” perfectly captures the true essence and spirit of our most cherished holiday, Christmas. “With the state of the world we are currently living in, “Nothing Like Christmas Day” is the perfect antidote to remind us of the […]

Pierce Freelon Talks About How He And His Mother, And Nnenna Freelon, Both Get Nominated For Grammy Awards!

Pierce Freelon Talks About How He And His Mother, And Nnenna Freelon, Both Get Nominated For Grammy Awards!

By Pierce Freelon This morning, my wife and I were glued to the TV, as we watched the Recording Academy announce the nominees for the 64th Grammy Awards with bated breath. The room erupted in celebration when Jon Batiste declared that my album Black to the Future earned a Grammy nomination for Best Children’s Music […]

HBO To Air 'The Idol.' Series Created By And Starring 'The Weeknd'

HBO To Air ‘The Idol.’ Series Created By And Starring ‘The Weeknd’

HBO has ordered the drama series “The Idol,” co-created by Sam Levinson (HBO’s “Euphoria”), Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye and Reza Fahim.  The series will be filmed in and around Los Angeles. “The Weeknd” and Lily-Rose Depp (daughter of actor Johnny Depp) will star. Amy Seimetz (“The Girlfriend Experience,” “Atlanta,” “She Dies Tomorrow,” “Sun Don’t Shine”) […]

Rising Singer-Songwriter Nefertitti Releases New Single, 'Take It Back' Featuring Fat Joe

Rising Singer-Songwriter Nefertitti Releases New Single, ‘Take It Back’ Featuring Fat Joe

Nefertitti has dropped a new single, “Take It Back,” featuring multi-award winning Hip-hop recording artist, Fat Joe. “Take It Back” was written by Tim Kelley and Nefertitti Avani and produced by Kelley. “It was inspired by two people that were once together and the relationship fell apart. Then they started realizing that they ultimately needed […]