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Publishing: Legendary Black Arts Movement Author Horace Mungin Celebrates 50 Year Career Anniversary with Re-Release of 10 Literary Works
Publishing NEWS: -- It was 1968 when literary giant Horace Mungin penned his first published work, "Dope Hustler's Jazz," part one of a two volume set of anti-drug poetry. "Dope Hustler's Jazz" was the beginning of a writing career that started in the Black Arts Movement. Horace Mungin Books is celebrating 50 years of intellectual success with the re-release of ten books.
Music and Performers NEWS: -- Ask world-renowned choir director Reverend Stefanie Minatee what the core revelation of her New Jersey community choir Jubilation's 20th Anniversary Celebration is, and she will tell you in a single word: GOD. Through the guarantee of life's trials and tribulations, it's nothing but GOD that gets you to the finish line of Jubilation.
Publishing: Historical Author Sufia Giza Uncovers Her Ancient Moundbuilders Ancestry with New Book Release and Summer Tour
Publishing NEWS: -- For historical film documentarian and author Sufia Giza, genetic testing took her down a rabbit hole of research that has spanned 30 years, uncovering intriguing evidence that not only affects her personally, but also deeply impacts the narrative of this nation as a whole. Her new book is HeTePu Publications' "Moundbuilders of Ancient America: A Legacy Reclaimed," self-published in conjunction with the notable Black Classic Press.
Music and Arts: Rapping Math Professor Chad Rico Sets Summer School Lessons with 12 Weekly Hip Hop Releases
Music and Performers NEWS: -- It may be summer break but for college math professor and hip hop artist Chad Rico school is back in session! Chad plans to drop lesson plans all season long with his "12 Weeks of Summer" EP project on Gold & Gems Records by releasing a new single every week.
Music and Arts: Grammy Award Winning Community Choir, Rev. Stef and Jubilation Presents ‘From The Middle Passage: An African American Journey’
Music and Performers NEWS: -- IN CONCERT: Friday, February 8 - 8 p.m. - UCPAC's Hamilton Stage in Rahway, N.J. The group of people (over 100+ voices) that make up the powerhouse choir, JUBILATION, are a force in the industry.
Music and Arts: Soul Singer-Songwriter KEA MICHAELS Presents Debut Music Video for Poignant Ballad ‘I Love You’
Music and Performers NEWS: -- One inspired night in 2015, singer-songwriter Kea Michaels sat down to write a poem like a lullaby entitled "I Love You" for one of her daughters...heartfelt prose enriched with motherly adoration. She later turned that poem into a song thinking about an older daughter that had been battling, since birth, kidney hydronephrosis. KEA thought she was about to lose her to the debilitating disorder.
Publishing: Former Cash Money Records Artist Tab ‘Hot Boy Turk’ Virgil Jr. Offers Inspiring, Real Life Story of Redemption In His...
Publishing NEWS: -- The Oracle Group International announces Former Cash Money Records artist Tab "Hot Boy Turk" Virgil Jr. takes you on a journey of deep spiritual and mental growth in his new book, 'The AutoThugOgraphy of Turk' (Hardcover: Wahida Clark Publishing: ISBN: 978-1947732216).
Film NEWS: -- It will be lights, camera and a lot of action as DangerMan, America's Real Life Black Superhero, gears up to shoot the sequel to his original film release. "DangerMan Returns" will be directed by Troy Michael Rowland, a veteran entertainment specialist whose credits include Disney, Amazon and TV One. Roger I. Tinsley, CEO/President of the DangerMan Education Foundation, Inc., a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, will executive produce the film.
Publishing: Legendary TV and Radio Host Donnie Simpson celebrates a 50-year career milestone announcing his highly anticipated memoir
Publishing NEWS: -- The Oracle Group International announces the publication of "THROUGH THESE EYES: An Iconic Memoir of Life, Love and The Man Behind The Music" (13th & Joan; Hardcover; On Sale: Jan. 30, 2019; ISBN: 978-1732646469) by award-winning, influencer, humanitarian, and legend Donnie Simpson.
Music and Arts: ‘FlyingOver50’ Granny Pole Dancer, Makeda Smith, Continues to Elevate Mature Women with New MercVille Productions Music Video
Music and Performers NEWS: -- Grandmother, publicist and pole dancer Makeda Smith, the creator behind the blog-turned-movement, FlyingOver50, has once again teamed with Christina Villegas and Jeff Mercer, the owners of MercVille Productions, to create a mesmerizing pole dance music video (safe for work).
Publishing: Media Mogul Mona Scott-Young Announces the Launch of Monami Direct and the Release of Debut Novel, ‘BLURRED LINES’
Publishing NEWS: -- Mona Scott Young, Executive Producer of VH1's hit franchise "Love & Hip Hop" and CEO of Monami Entertainment, announces the launch of straight-to-consumer digital platform, Monami Direct, in conjunction with the release of her debut novel, "Blurred Lines" (ISBN: 978-1939126313). "Blurred Lines" is co-written by NY Times bestselling author and TV producer Courtney Parker.
Music and Arts: Uproar Entertainment Releases ‘Insert Token’ – Debut Stand-Up Comedy CD by Julian Michael
Music and Performers NEWS: -- Uproar Entertainment announces the release of "Insert Token", the debut stand-up comedy CD by Julian Michael. Recorded live at The Comedy Underground in Seattle, Wash., "Insert Token" presents the unique comic perspective of a man who considers himself a "double minority."
Publishing: In New Book, NYC Millennial Writes Compelling Book After Learning About Kalief Browder’s Suicide
Publishing NEWS: -- Remedy Network Inc. announces publication of "Remedy Network: A Millennial's Journey on Connecting New York City Through Stories" (ISBN: 978-1984030917) by J. Caleb Perkins, an influential leader, community organizer, and public speaker. Remedy Network hosts educational talks for millennials and promotes mental health advocacy in NYC.
FILM: RESOLUTION SONG Movie sings into stores EVERYWHERE with SONY PICTURES and SMITH GLOBAL MEDIA Distribution
Film NEWS: -- Urbanstylz Entertainment today announced that 'Resolution Song' will be released nationwide. The film's underlying faith, family, and racial components will resonate with all communities. Directed by award-winning Film Director, Antonio James ('Trey,' 2013), "Resolution Song" was acquired by Sony Pictures affiliate, Smith Global Media, in 2016 and will be released via Sony Pictures Home Entertainment division February 6, 2018.
Publishing: ’70s Soul Singer The Natural Four’s Chris Bell Pens Revealing Memoir ‘Music Saved My Life’
Publishing NEWS: -- A good old school love song can take you on a journey and incite the resurgence of memories long gone. The 1973 hit "Can This Be Real" is a prime example. The melody was a Top 40 break through on the R&B charts and The Natural Four were the singular force behind the hit. Ollan Christopher Bell, better known as Chris James, knows first-hand about song-induced travels. The Natural Four was his group and in his newly released memoirs "Music Saved My Life, From Darkness Into The Light, My Life As A 70's R&B/Soul Singer" (ISBN: 978-0998795003) he takes us on an intimate trek through his life and times.
Music and Arts: Stage to Studio Soul Singer-Songwriter-Actor Los Angeles Native PHILLIP BRANDON Debuts at The Colony Theatre in Burbank
Music and Performers NEWS: -- Springing forth following eight years of tours as "Narrator" with platinum selling rock band Trans-Siberian Orchestra to a feature role in the life story of Gospel legend BeBe Winans, "Born For This: The Musical," Los Angeles native singer-songwriter-actor Phillip Brandon now proudly unveils his debut CD, "The Story Begins," via a spectacular live launch performance Thursday, October 12 at The Colony Theatre in Burbank, California.
Music and Arts: Uproar Entertainment Releases Debut Stand-Up Comedy CD by Jamal Doman ‘Consequences & Repercussions’
Music and Performers NEWS: -- Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of "Consequences & Repercussions" by Jamal Doman, recorded live at The Comedy Underground in Seattle, Wash. Uproar Entertainment is committed to recording and promoting today's most talented comedians.
Music and Arts: Mugadi Foundation, in association with Waynflete School, announce Michael O. (of NBC’s ‘The Sing Off’) Benefit Concert Event
Music and Performers NEWS: -- The Mugadi Foundation, in association with Waynflete School, is proud to announce a Michael O. (Michael Odokara-Okigbo) benefit concert event "ON MY OWN" to take place July 13, 2017 at the beautiful Westbrook Performing Arts Center in Westbrook, Maine.
Publishing: NEW BOOK: ‘Chasing Space: An Astronaut’s Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances’ by Leland D Melvin
Publishing NEWS: -- Retired pro football player Leland Melvin thought his road to the NFL was an incredible journey - until he climbed aboard the shuttle Atlantis and traveled to outer space. Twice. Melvin, a former wide receiver for the Detroit Lions, engineer and astronaut, shares his real-life experiences, triumphs and challenges in an inspirational memoir. The book: "CHASING SPACE: AN ASTRONAUT'S STORY OF GRIT, GRACE, AND SECOND CHANCES" (ISBN: 978-0062496720; Amistad Hardcover Original).
Film NEWS: -- When Rayven Symone Ferrell was born, her mom had a strong vision for her. She knew her daughter was destined for great creativity and named her after Raven-Symone, her favorite character on "The Cosby Show." Twenty-one years later and mom's intuition has proven true. The young aspiring actress has already landed a career defining role, playing Sekyiwa Shakur, the baby sister of rap icon Tupac Shakur, in the soon to be released blockbuster film, "All Eyez on Me.
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