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(Black PR Wire) NEW YORK – ESSENCE Communications, Inc., the leading media, technology, and commerce company dedicated to serving Black women and their communities deeply, has announced the 100% physical return of the ESSENCE FESTIVAL OF CULTURE™ to New Orleans with extended virtual experiences and a commitment to creating opportunities that will economically benefit, invest and contribute […]

Los Angeles – Series creator Ava DuVernay and OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today that the critically-acclaimed drama series “Queen Sugar”, from Warner Bros. Television and ARRAY Filmworks, will conclude in its seventh season next year. Writing on the final season has commenced and production will begin in early 2022 in New Orleans. “To everything, […]

R&B star and Maroon 5 keyboardist, PJ Morton, returns to NPR Music’s Tiny Desk to celebrate the sounds of his Grammy Award nominated album, “Gospel According to PJ” (Morton Inspiration /Tyscot). In 2018, he piled 14 musicians into NPR’s Washington, D.C. office for an astounding Tiny Desk concert that has earned over 1.4 million YouTube […]

(Black PR Wire) NEW YORK– “New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell bravely recommended yesterday that no large events take place in New Orleans in 2020, and ESSENCE fully supports that decision. After continued monitoring of the evolving developments in the COVID-19 global pandemic and remaining in close contact and collaboration with our partners in the City […]

Tyscot Music & Entertainment has signed an agreement with Morton Records – home to Grammy® Award winning singer-songwriter and producer, PJ Morton – to release two exciting projects via Morton Records’ Inspiration division. The first will be the solo album debut by Atlanta-based singer-songwriter, Josiah “Jojo” Martin, who toured as a background vocalist for Fred […]

NEW ORLEANS (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 16, 2017  — Over a month of celebration begins today with Christmas New Orleans Style, sponsored by New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation, (NOTMC) and programmed by French Quarter Festivals, Inc. (FQFI). “I’m thrilled to officially launch this year’s Christmas New Orleans Style celebration,” said Mayor Mitch Landrieu, Mayor of New Orleans. “This […]

Rodney James Hess, 36, was fatally shot by a Tennessee police official on Thursday.

Antoine Edwards, 31, was booked and charged with second-degree murder in the July 31 shooting that claimed the lives of Joshua and Ryan "Rudy" Johnson.

A federal appeals court allows New Orleans to remove three prominently displayed Confederate monuments.

She might be pregnant with twins, but that's not stopping Beyonce from enjoying the fun of New Orleans.

  Kenny ‘The Jet’ Smith talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the NBA TV and TNT comprehensive NBA All-Star coverage including the network’s exclusive coverage of the 2017 NBA All-Star Game, Sunday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. CST. He also reveals details about his superstar filled annual All Star party. On hosting alongside […]

On Tuesday afternoon Louisiana and the city of New Orleans specifically, were ravaged by a tornado that left incredible damage and jeopardized residents that happened to be in its wake. Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards officially declared a state of emergency as thousands were left without power and severely damaged homes. https://twitter.com/CBSNews/status/829085703585796096 CBS News has […]