Legendary Queen Of Soul Aretha Franklin Celebrated With Special Tribute From Syleena Johnson, Angela Winbush And Paris Bennett At 3rd Annual Black Music Honors

Posted by - August 20, 2018

The 2018 Black Music Honors recognized the legacy of Aretha Franklin during the award show taping on Thursday, August 16. . Hosted by 2017 Marconi Award Winner Rickey Smiley and singer/actress LeToya Luckett, the annual two-hour television special honors artists and musicians who have influenced and made significant contributions to American music. This year’s honorees were Bobby Brown, Faith Evans, Bebe & Cece Winans,

Grammy-Nominated Singer/Songwriter Ro James Releases New Single “Excuse Me”

Posted by - August 16, 2018

New York, NY] Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Ro James returns today with “Excuse Me.” The track is the lead single from his forthcoming sophomore album due out this fall via ByStorm Entertainment/RCA Records. Click here to listen.   “Excuse Me” is written by James and co-produced by Pierre Medor (Ciara, French Montana, Toni Braxton) and Tricky Stewart (Frank Ocean, Beyoncé, Usher).   James is also set to embark

Connexus Technology CEO Wins Philadelphia Business Journal Award

Posted by - August 16, 2018

Lawrence A. James, President and CEO of Connexus Technology, LLC (Connexus), has been named a recipient of the Minority Business Leader Award by the Philadelphia Business Journal. Award honorees are comprised of the top minority business owners and executives in the Philadelphia area who are wholly committed to leadership, civic engagement, and ethics. “I am humbled to

BronzeLens Film Festival 2018 Brings Diverse Films and Interactive Experiences Designed to Stimulate Ideation and Foster Collaborations to Atlanta

Posted by - August 16, 2018

BronzeLens Film Festival 2018 (BronzeLens) will present an interactive experience designed to stimulate ideation and foster collaborations over the course of five days, August 22-26.  Programming includes a diverse mix of cutting-edge panels, workshops, master classes and highly anticipated signature festival events such as BronzeLens Women SuperStars Luncheon, BronzeLens Awards Show and Brunch with the Brothers.

The Power of Redemption in Beautifully Broken

Posted by - August 16, 2018

All of us experience hardships in life that can cause us to travel down some fairly dark roads. BEAUTIFULLY BROKEN powerfully illustrates our authentic emotional experience, and more importantly, highlights how God can work redemptively in our lives to bend and shape our circumstances, transforming something bad into something good. One of the most powerful stories in BEAUTIFULLY

Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, has died at age 76!

Posted by - August 16, 2018

Gospel Rooted / Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin has passed away. surrounded by family and friends at her home in Detroit. Franklin was originally diagnosed with Cancer back in 2010. Franklin who turned 76 this year has been battling since and refuses to let the sickness take her number. Franklin’s last performance was in uGospel’s

HBO To Celebrate ‘Random Acts Of Flyness’ With Experience In New York City

Posted by - August 14, 2018

On Friday, August 17, HBO will open an interactive experience in New York Cityin celebration of Random Acts of Flyness – the new HBO late-night series from artist Terence Nance, that explores patriarchy, white supremacy and sensuality from a new, thought-provoking perspective. The two-day pop-up experience will explore themes and cultural idioms expressed in the six-episode season. A fluid, stream-of-conscious

Rickey Smiley For Real’ Season 5 Premieres on TV One Tues. October 30

Posted by - August 14, 2018

TV One announced today that production is currently underway on season five of hit franchise RICKEY SMILEY FOR REAL, a one-hour docu-series featuring award-winning syndicated radio personality, host and stand-up comedian Rickey Smiley, as he tries to juggle his career and home life. This season premieres on Tuesday, October 30 at 8 p.m. ET/7C and captures Smiley as he

Legendary Aretha Franklin said to be “Gravely ill” in a Detroit Hospital

Posted by - August 13, 2018

Legendary singer Aretha Franklin is said to be “gravely ill” in a Detroit hospital. Franklin was originally diagnosed with Cancer back in 2010. Franklin who turned 76 this year has been battling since and refuses to let the sickness take her number. Franklin’s last performance was in uGospel’s hometown of Philadelphia PA at the Mann Center in

Snoop Dogg Makes His Theatrical Debut With Tamar Braxton In Redemption Of A Dogg A Stageplay

Posted by - August 9, 2018

Entertainment Icon, Snoop Dogg, continues to push new boundaries in the Entertainment, Arts and Culture worlds. Today, the legendary artist announced his theatrical debut in a new stage musical, Redemption Of A Dogg, co-starring Tamar Braxton. Snoop Dogg has partnered with Award-winning writer, director, producer Je’Caryous Johnson, who brings the biggest and best to urban theatre audiences across the country. Redemption Of A Dogg makes