entertainment

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Motown’s “Prince Of Soul,” Marvin Gaye, was already a hit artist for nearly a decade when, in 1971, he reached new heights with his album What’s Going On. An immediate landmark recording, it was the first of Gaye’s albums to break the top ten of Billboard‘s Top LPs, and quickly became Motown’s best-selling record. […]

(Black PR Wire) Comedian Dave Chappelle tested positive for the coronavirus just before his comedy show scheduled for Thursday, forcing his upcoming appearances to be canceled, a spokeswoman said. Chappelle was expected to perform Thursday through Sunday at Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater in Austin, Texas. Those shows have been canceled and Chappelle is quarantining, his […]

(Black PR Wire) SEATTLE — Amazon teams up with Pharrell Williams’ education equity nonprofit YELLOW, and the Georgia Institute of Technology today announced a new educational collaboration called “Your Voice is Power” to encourage middle and high school students to share their voice on equity while learning to code new music remixes. The “Your Voice is Power” collaboration […]

(Black PR Wire) NEW YORK – Today, BET announced the premiere date of the much-anticipated original drama “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” season two and the television debut of acclaimed stage play “Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Farewell Play” airing Tuesday, February 16 starting at 8 PM ET/PT. “The Oval” was the #1 new series for African Americans P2+ on cable in calendar year […]

SYNOPSIS DON’T WASTE YOUR PRETTY follows a group of tightly knit friends as they sort out their turbulent life issues and love lives – always turning to one another to figure out their next move when jobs, romance or family interactions prove more complicated than they had ever anticipated. The film is based on the eponymous […]

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Big Brothers Big Sisters of America receives national recognition as part of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s (HFPA) unveiling of the Golden Globe Ambassadors. Representing Hollywood’s next generation, ambassadors assist with duties during the Golden Globe Awards ceremony and work to raise awareness around a philanthropic cause of their choosing. Jackson and Satchel […]

(ATLANTA) – January 10, 2021 – Philadelphia native Trey Brown is the 14-year-old owner of  SPERGO, a boutique fashion collection that includes sweatsuits, hoodies, boxer briefs, and accessories for both genders as well as children. The clothing company has already garnered a loyal celebrity following with people like rapper DaBaby, Meek Mill, and others spotted wearing […]

NEW YORK – (December 21, 2020) – ASCAP and BMI, the nation’s two leading performing rights organizations, today announced the launch of SONGVIEW, a comprehensive data platform that provides music users with an authoritative view of copyright ownership and administration shares in the vast majority of music licensed in the United States.  SONGVIEW technology allows ASCAP and […]

December 28, 2020 [Los Angeles, CA] – Following the bold decision to step into his own spotlight from Hollywood’s premier vocal coach to Billboard charting artist, Stevie Mackey is becoming a holiday favorite with his lead single, “It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year” featuring longtime friend Jennifer Lopez and multi-platinum producers, THE ELEVEN, […]

Watch YouTube: https://youtu.be/2CDfTJ4Utc8 Talk show host Wendy Williams executive produces the biopic on her life, revealing the highs and lows she has experienced throughout the years. Wendy has made herself the go-to source for great celebrity dish on her hit talk show, The Wendy Williams Show, but recently the spotlight has turned towards her. The authorized project […]

(Black PR Wire) Eddie Murphy is back. The first trailer for “Coming 2 America” debuted Tuesday ahead of the film’s Amazon Prime release on March 5, 2021, giving fans the most detailed look yet at the sequel to the beloved 1988 comedy. King Jaffe (James Earl Jones) is on his deathbed and advises son Prince […]

(Black PR Wire) In recent historical features about the Black experience in America — like “12 Years A Slave,” “Hidden Figures” and even biopics like “Ray” and “Ali” — racism and oppression are through-lines in the narratives; anti-Blackness becomes a character all its own. The perils of white supremacy make their way into every plot […]