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“Finding Happy” Premieres Saturday, September 24 on Bounce

Bounce, the popular broadcast and multi-platform entertainment network serving African Americans, will premiere its newest original series, “Finding Happy,” on Saturday, September 24, with the first two episodes airing back-to-back starting at 8 pm EDT.   Centering around the Black female experience through the eyes of protagonist Yaz Carter, “Finding Happy” is a dramedy about the unfulfilled life of Yaz, beginning with her unhappy thirty-sixth birthday. The 10-episode … Continue reading “Finding Happy” Premieres Saturday, September 24 on Bounce

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Fat Joe To Host The BET Hip Hop Awards 2022 in Atlanta

Today, Grammy®-nominated recording artist, actor, entrepreneur, and media personality Fat Joe was named host of the trailblazing “BET Hip Hop Awards” 2022. Taped from Cobb Energy Center in Atlanta, GA, on Friday, September 30, the broadcast premiere will air Tuesday, October 4, at 9 PM ET/PT on BET. The annual celebration will bring together the hottest names in hip hop to pay homage to the year’s best in hip hop culture. The … Continue reading Fat Joe To Host The BET Hip Hop Awards 2022 in Atlanta

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NEW MUSIC: Evvie McKinney’s New Album, Love Evvie McKinney

Motown Gospel (a division of Capitol CMG/Capitol and Universal Music Group) announces the pre-order of, Love, Evvie McKinney, the highly anticipated full-length album from, “The Four: Battle for Stardom on FOX,” season one winner, Evvie McKinney. McKinney’s debut album Love, Evvie McKinney, is available for pre-order here. Additionally, a brand-new track, “This House” is available for purchase and streaming today.  McKinney’s 2020 debut single, “Bring the Whole Hood,” (co-written with her … Continue reading NEW MUSIC: Evvie McKinney’s New Album, Love Evvie McKinney

Issa Rae Returns to HBO Max with New Comedy, ‘Rap Sh!t’

Since the finale of Insecure, we’ve been impatiently awaiting another television takeover for the culture, and the wait is finally over! Issa Rae takes us from the beautiful palm trees of L.A. to the hot streets of Miami in a new HBO MAX comedy, RapSh!T. Showrun by Insecure writer Syreeta Singleton, this series follows two estranged high school friends from Miami, Shawna (Aida Osman) and Mia (KaMillion) as … Continue reading Issa Rae Returns to HBO Max with New Comedy, ‘Rap Sh!t’

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37th Stellar Gospel Music Awards Nominations Announced  

Central City Productions has announced the nominees for the 37th Stellar Gospel Music Awards, the annual celebration honoring excellence in Gospel music. The Stellar Awards will return to Atlanta for the live-taped ceremony on Saturday, July 16, at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, as part of an illustrious weekend of events that will include a special announcement about the upcoming launch of the Stellar TV Network. Stellar Award-winning artists Jekalyn … Continue reading 37th Stellar Gospel Music Awards Nominations Announced  

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Lifetime Releases New Deadly Plot, “He’s Not Worth Dying For”

What happens when your love for social media goes too far? Lifetime reveals how social media can can turn deadly with new original film inspired by true events, He’s Not Worth Dying For . The film follows the intertwined real and social media lives of Isla (Rachel Boyd), a 19-year-old girl who has established herself as a beauty and fashion influencer and Grace (Hilda Martin), the … Continue reading Lifetime Releases New Deadly Plot, “He’s Not Worth Dying For”

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Urban One, Chevrolet, and Dentsu Highlight the First Anniversary of Juneteenth as a Federal Holiday with a New Campaign, “Real Talk Drives Real Change”

Celebrations of Black freedom have been held all over the Country for over 150 years to commemorate Juneteenth – the day enslaved Black Americans in Texas were told they were free on June 19, 1865. Now the country’s newest federal holiday, traditions of homegrown community celebrations continue in addition to offices and schools closing in recognition of it. To take it a step further, Vice … Continue reading Urban One, Chevrolet, and Dentsu Highlight the First Anniversary of Juneteenth as a Federal Holiday with a New Campaign, “Real Talk Drives Real Change”

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Beyonce Drops New Single “Break My Soul” And It’s The Summer Hit We Needed

The Queen is back!!! And she is ready for us to hit the dance floor with her new single, ‘Break My Soul‘. The world waited with great anticipation when Beyonce announced she was releasing new music from her forthcoming album Renaissance. Giving us the House Music vibes we didn’t know we needed, ‘Break My Soul‘ already hit number one on US iTunes, becoming the music … Continue reading Beyonce Drops New Single “Break My Soul” And It’s The Summer Hit We Needed

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Urban One, Inc. Founder Cathy Hughes Inducted Into The Black Music and Entertainment Walk of Fame

On Saturday, June 18, 2022, Urban One founder, Cathy Hughes, was inducted into The Black Music and Entertainment Walk of Fame (BMEWOF) during its Juneteenth celebration in Atlanta. Hughes is now an official member of the Crown Jewel of Excellence Black Music Month Class of 2022. The Walk of Fame is a joint initiative by the Black American Music Association (BAMAssoc) and Georgia Entertainment Caucus … Continue reading Urban One, Inc. Founder Cathy Hughes Inducted Into The Black Music and Entertainment Walk of Fame

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“BET Awards” 2022 Official Nominations – Doja Cat Leads with 6 Nominations

BET announces the “BET Awards” 2022 nominees with Doja Cat leading the pack with six nominations. This year’s nominees reflect an abundance of creative expression and Black excellence across music, television, film, and sports. Hosted by Academy Award®-nominated and Golden Globe®-winning actor, writer, director, producer, and philanthropist Taraji P. Henson, “BET Awards” 2022 will air LIVE, Sunday, June 26, 2022, on BET at 8 pm ET/ PT from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Doja … Continue reading “BET Awards” 2022 Official Nominations – Doja Cat Leads with 6 Nominations