A TRIBUTE TO ENTERTAINMENT LEGEND ANDRE HARRELL This Sunday, May 24, 2020, at 7pm ET/7 pm PT some of entertainment, music, and fashion’s biggest stars will come together to memorialize one of the cultural architects for black media and the founder of Uptown Records, the late Andre Harrell, also known endearingly by close […]
Two-time GRAMMY® Award winner Jacky Clark-Chisholm of the legendary Clark Sisters releases new digital single “Feel Good” (Lenita/UAMG/Sony/The Orchard) featuring GRAMMY® and Golden Globe-winning and Oscar-nominated singer-songwriter, actress, philanthropist and honorary Queen of Hip-Hop Soul Mary J. Blige. Enjoy this audio stream below after the jump and please share this with friends.
Vevo announces Jadakiss as the next artist in their Ctrl series with performances of “ME” premiering today. Vevo’s Ctrl series highlights the work of hard-hitting, cutting-edge musicians making an impact in today’s music scene – both emerging and established. These artists demand attention, and Vevo’s Ctrl shines a deserving spotlight. […]
Mary J. Blige, the legendary Grammy and Golden Globe winning and Oscar nominated singer-songwriter, actress, philanthropist and honorary Queen of Hip-Hop Soul, will release an immersive box set of her biggest 1990s hits along with rare remixes, HERstory, Vol. 1, on December 6 via UMe. The collection will be released in three physical […]
Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM) announced today the award-winning ensemble cast joining Academy Award-winner Jennifer Hudson in the feature film RESPECT, based on the life of music icon Aretha Franklin. Following the rise of Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom, RESPECT is the remarkable true story of Aretha Franklin’s […]
Today, one of the most successful songwriters in modern pop and R&B, Johntá Austin, is sharing his refreshing take on R&B with his long-awaited debut solo album, Love, Sex & Religion. Executive produced by Austin for Austin Entertainment and Troy Taylor for Songbook Entertainment, the album explores the nuances of love, sex and religion over a soundtrack of […]
Powerful singer, songwriter and Kansas City native Charmelle Cofield signs with Dream Label Group in partnership with Platform Agency and released a brand new album entitled CHARMELLE today on all digital retailers. Enjoy this audio stream below after the jump and please share this with friends.
An independent artist with over 1 billion views on his YouTube channel, Alex Boyé (pronounced Boy-yay) is truly a multicultural, multigenerational, global artist! His diverse blend of African-infused pop music and vibrant dynamic visuals have captured a loyal legion of online followers turning him into a viral sensation! On Saturday, June 29th, LA will get […]
The ESSENCE Festival® presented by Coca-Cola, the world’s largest cultural, entertainment and empowerment experience, is marking its 25th anniversary July 4-7, 2019 in New Orleans, LA. The Festival, the only experience of its kind, is also the largest celebration of global Black culture and continues to reach new heights with […]
The ESSENCE Festival® presented by Coca-Cola, the world’s largest cultural, entertainment and empowerment experience and largest celebration of global Black culture, is set to bring the 90’s heat with special performances that celebrate the 25th anniversary of some of the top albums of the decade. The Festival also just announced […]
By Jack Barnes The Queen of Funk Chaka Khan has today released ‘Hello Happiness’, her first album in twelve years, via Diary Records / Island Records, the new label formed by Major Lazer founder and Grammy-nominated producer Switch with artist/songwriter Sarah Ruba Taylor. It has emerged to rapturous acclaim, with many critics hailing it as one of the finest albums of her […]
By Jack Barnes 21-year-old rising artist, MALACHI released his debut single, “Right Now” today via 21 Entertainment/Republic Records/Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company. The catchy new track acts as the perfect introduction for Malachi, showcasing the young Toronto-based artist’s smooth vocals and impressive range. Enjoy this audio stream below after the […]
By Jack Barnes The Queen of Funk Chaka Khan made a phenomenal return with her latest single ‘Like Sugar’. Initially launched as a limited edition release for Record Store Day, it earned airplay from Annie Mac, Nick Grimshaw, Pete Tong,Benji B, Danny Howard and Gilles Peterson before receiving a full release in the summer. It immediately captured the imagination of fans […]
By Jack Barnes When Christopher Young and Tay Smith first left their perspective careers and ventured into the agent arena back in 2015, they smartly positioned themselves as a force to be reckoned with. Working diligently under the banner of an Atlanta based talent agency, they were unceremoniously soon asked to leave. However, their […]
By Jack Barnes ASCAP, The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, the world leader in performing rights and advocacy for music creators, is convening a roster of top female songwriters, producers, artists and engineers for its first “She Is The Music” Song Camp, including the Grammy-winning, Oscar-nominated Mary J. Blige. Hit producer and […]