(Black PR Wire) NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– ESSENCE, the number one media, technology and commerce company serving Black women, unveils its upcoming September Global Fashion Issue cover featuring tennis great, entrepreneur and style icon Serena Williams in a way that fans have never seen her before! Williams is resplendent from beginning to end in the story, […]
Statement on the Passing of Aretha Franklin It is with deep and profound sadness that we announce the passing of Aretha Louise Franklin, the Queen of Soul, in a statement issued by Franklin’s family through her longtime publicist, Gwendolyn Quinn. Franklin, 76 years old, passed away on Thursday morning, August 16 at 9:50 a.m. at […]
BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.), the global leader in rights management, is proud to announce that multiplatinum superstar Janet Jackson will be named a BMI Icon at the 2018 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards. The event will be held Thursday, August 30th at The Woodruff Arts Center’s Symphony Hall in Atlanta and will be hosted by BMI President […]
Source: Afro Newspaper/Gado / GettyJoe Jackson, the head of the Jackson clan once said to push his children to succeed beyond their limits and the father of Michael, Janet and their eight siblings and the architect of the Jackson 5, has died, according to TMZ. He was 89. Jackson died early Wednesday morning in Los Angeles reportedly […]
ATLANTA, June 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.), the global leader in rights management, is proud to announce that multiplatinum superstar Janet Jackson will be named a BMI Icon at the 2018 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards. The event will be held Thursday, August 30th at The Woodruff Arts Center’s Symphony Hall in Atlanta and will be hosted by BMI President & CEO Mike O’Neill and BMI Vice President Creative (Atlanta), Catherine Brewton. “As […]
Looking back on an African American icon’s dream come true, today we honor actor extraordinaire Sidney Poitier. On this date in 1964, Sidney Poitier became the first African American actor to win an Academy award for Best actor. He won the Oscar for his role as a construction worker who built a church for nuns […]
CNN Breaking News is reporting from the LA Coroner’s office that the cause of death of pop icon singer Whitney Houston has been ruled accidental by drowning. Reports from the coroner’s indicate Houston has already been diagnosed with heart disease but cocaine was found in her system listed as as a factor of death. In […]
Gospel music icon Kirk Franklin talks about his whirlwind success with his wife Tammy Franklin just before his honorary ceremony at the 2012 BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Luncheon in Nashville, TN.
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At 70, Muhammad Ali is "still the greatest" to friends and admirers worldwide.
She’s one of Gospel music’s most phenomenal voices. He’s one of the world’s greatest musicians and performers known to man. She’s now a pastor. He’s still at the top of his game after three decades of sexy, funked out rock, pop and R&B music innovation. And now Kim Burrell, whose name is synonymous with great […]
Gospel music’s legendary Clark Sister with the jazzy vocals, the high octane energy on stage, fabulously funky fashions and the churchy midas touch on everything she touches Dorinda Clark Cole has officially announced her decision to sign with Light Records. Via: http://thebuzzcincy.com The highly respected member of the famed Grammy Award-winning family The Clark Sisters […]