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Multi-Platinum Singer-Songwriter AVANT Release Ninth Studio Album
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Multi-Platinum Singer-Songwriter AVANT Release Ninth Studio Album

“CAN WE FALL IN LOVE”, is an open-letter with raw honesty and intensity. Returning once again to add his signature style, producer Travis Sayles (Dark Child Productions) joins forces with Avant’s songwriting and lead vocals. A songwriter, producer, and label owner of MO-B Entertainment, Avant has traveled a long and steady path from being the […]

Singer-Songwriter Ralph Tresvant Releases New Single feat. Johnny Gill
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Singer-Songwriter Ralph Tresvant Releases New Single feat. Johnny Gill

On his new single, “All Mine“, Ralph is joined by fellow New Edition alum Johnny Gill. After a similar partnership resulted in the 2019 hit “Perfect” from Johnny’s album Game Changer II, the old friends decided to team up again with Ralph taking the lead this time. With production from Gregg Pagani, “All Mine” is as cool and comfortable as […]

The Murder of Rayshard Brooks by Atlanta Police Emphasizes Need for Change
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The Murder of Rayshard Brooks by Atlanta Police Emphasizes Need for Change

Atlanta Lawyer: “What is it going to take? How many more examples are we going to take?” Chapman: “Community Control of Police is the only thing that can change anything!” Frank Chapman, Executive Director of the newly formed National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression, today called for immediate passage of legislation establishing democratic community […]

On the Death of George Floyd: 'Like a Hunter Posing Over His Prey'
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On the Death of George Floyd: ‘Like a Hunter Posing Over His Prey’

Statement from Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, president of Repairers of the Breach, and Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis, director of the Kairos Center for Religions, Rights and Social Justice. They also are co-chairs of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival. The graphic image of a white police officer crushing a […]

Novel Coronavirus - COVID-19: Latest News
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Novel Coronavirus – COVID-19: Latest News

This website offers up-to-date statistics on how the Novel Coronavirus: COVID 19 is impacting the world. Click the link to view. https://ncov2019.live/data

Magic Johnson's EquiTrust Provides Help for Minority & Women-Owned Businesses
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Magic Johnson’s EquiTrust Provides Help for Minority & Women-Owned Businesses

Earvin “Magic” Johnson, majority owner of EquiTrust, the nation’s largest minority-owned insurance company, announced a $100 million partnership with MBE Capital Partners (MBECP), the largest certified minority-owned asset-based lender, and the National Action Network (NAN). Together, they are focused on distributing PPP loans geared specifically for minority and women-owned businesses in underserved communities. Johnson’s EquiTrust […]

Charlie Wilson & Bruno Mars Collaboration Hits #1 on Billboard
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Charlie Wilson & Bruno Mars Collaboration Hits #1 on Billboard

The collaboration between R&B Icon, Charlie Wilson, and multi-Grammy winner, Bruno Mars, “Forever Valentine,” (P Music Group/BMG), has hit number one on the Billboard Adult R&B chart and Mediabase Urban Adult Contemporary chart.  The music video for the song, celebrates multiple generations of love with a wedding and dance party.  Watch the music video for “Forever Valentine” here.  Wilson has performed “Forever Valentine” on “The Wendy Williams Show,” “Jimmy […]

“Whassup?” Budweiser Reminds America to Check-In With Loved Ones
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“Whassup?” Budweiser Reminds America to Check-In With Loved Ones

Budweiser unveiled a contemporary and timely version of its iconic “whassup” commercial as a reminder for America to prioritize check-ins with loved ones as the country endures unprecedented social isolation to combat COVID-19. The new spot is part of a broader PSA that features weekday programming across Budweiser’s digital platforms to encourage check-ins with family […]

A Tribute to Earl Graves, Sr. Founder of Black Enterprise Magazine
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A Tribute to Earl Graves, Sr. Founder of Black Enterprise Magazine

On April 6, 2020 America lost an icon Earl Graves, Sr., founder of Black Enterprise Magazine.  Black Enterprise Magazine has been a staple to Black America across states, counties, towns and villages.  I fondly remember reading Black Enterprise during my young adult years and the impact that this leading publication in Black America had on […]

New Music from Boyz II Men's Shawn Stockman
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New Music from Boyz II Men’s Shawn Stockman

Shawn Stockman, multi-award winning singer-songwriter-producer, humanitarian and member of the legendary group, Boyz II Men,  readies the release of his anticipated debut album, “Foreword“. The 11-track collection of original songs will be released on April 10th, via the SRG ILS/UMG label imprint. “Foreword” includes production and writing collaborations with Tim Kelley, Raphael Saadiq, Erik “Blu2th” Griggs and Antonio Dixon. “Foreword” was led by the release of […]

Rev. Dr. Joseph Echols Lowery Passes Away, Age 98
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Rev. Dr. Joseph Echols Lowery Passes Away, Age 98

Joseph and Evelyn Lowery Institute for Justice & Human Rights Statement on Peaceful Transition of  Reverend Doctor Joseph Echols Lowery, Age 98 October 6, 1921 – March 27, 2020 Our beloved, Rev. Dr. Joseph Echols Lowery, made his transition peacefully at home at 10 p.m., Friday, March 27, at the age of 98. He was surrounded by his daughters. Hailed […]

Kenny Rogers Passes Away at 81
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Kenny Rogers Passes Away at 81

Kenny Rogers, one of this century’s most legendary artists who treated the world to such classic hits as “The Gambler” and “Islands in the Stream,” passed away Friday, March 20, his family shared. He was 81.  “Kenny was one of those artists who transcended beyond one format and geographic borders,” says Sarah Trahern, Chief Executive Officer […]

Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams To Be Honored
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Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams To Be Honored

NASA Mathemetician, Katherine Johnson Dies at 101
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NASA Mathemetician, Katherine Johnson Dies at 101

NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, whose calculations helped get the first Americans to space and back safely, died today at the age of 101. She was the inspiration for the movie Hidden Figures and calculated the flight paths for NASA’s early missions. “Ms. Johnson helped our nation enlarge the frontiers of space even as she made […]

Lifestyle Guru B. Smith Dies at 70
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Lifestyle Guru B. Smith Dies at 70

Former model, restaurateur, cookbook author, and lifestyle guru B. Smith passed away on Saturday at the age of 70 after her battle with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease.  “It is with great sadness that my daughter Dana and I announce the passing of my wife, Barbara Elaine Smith,” her husband, Dan Gasby, said in a statement shared […]