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Music and Arts: Folklore Urbano NYC launches ‘Black is Beautiful’ – the first single off its new album ‘El Barrio Project-SALSA’
Music and Performers NEWS: -- During this time of confinement, while much of the artistic community has been greatly impacted, the cultural institution Folklore Urbano NYC has made great strides in crystallizing its mission to create universal and inclusive music and bring joy through the power of the arts.
Music and Performers NEWS: -- MansMark Records announces the much-anticipated ỌPẸ Album, a debut by Nigerian Grammy-winning recording artist and percussionist, Sikiru Adepoju is out! The official release of ỌPẸ (Yoruba-Nigeria word for Gratitude) follows the unveiling of three appetizing singles from the collection.
Music and Arts: DIGITAL LOVE by Physician and Musician V. Tiarrá Released Highlighting Relationships In The Digital Age
Music and Performers NEWS: -- R&B Fusion Artist V. Tiarrá just released her newest hit video for her single, "Digital Love", just as her prior single, "Batter Up," a lyrical critique to the many issues U.S. Citizens face as politicians "politick" and use their constituents for their own political power, was featured at the 2020 Democratic Party of Miami-Dade's Blue Gala.
Music and Performers NEWS: -- Ministers II Society is a Community Activist organization and Music group, that was formed by inmates in a maximum security prison. Their Name creates a certain culture lure, as does their unified goal of transforming themselves from "Murderers to Ministers."
Publishing NEWS: -- Former high school teacher, university adjunct and current curriculum developer manager for higher institutions, Joan Cheboswony is the founder of Worlds Unknown Publishers, a new self-publishing firm created to provide a platform for sharing stories about Africa, her people, cultures, and expansive natural beauty.
Music and Performers NEWS: -- With a nostalgic throwback to their gospel heritage and beginnings as the dynamic "Moss Brothers," Detroit-based Salathiel Records has released the music video for the new single "Testimony of Praise" by brothers and celebrated recording artists Bill Moss Jr. and J Moss.
Music and Performers NEWS: -- The Real J Israel announces a new EP release, "No Pressure," that includes previously-released singles, "Damn Good Man," "Freaky Tonight" and four other tunes that are sure to excite listeners. Israel's model is to give people music that they can feel.
Publishing: Expat Entrepreneur Jewel Daniels Delivers a Blueprint to Thrive in a Post Global Pandemic World in New Book
Publishing NEWS: -- Most people currently face the pressing concern of how to move the needle from crisis to success during a global pandemic. "Three Sides of Every Crisis: Strategies to Sustain Business, Manage Your Career and Take Care of You" (ISBN: 978-0974999173) by Jewel Daniels offers a roadmap on how to pivot during an international economic tsunami.
Music and Arts: Michael Jackson Tells His Own Story in Interactive Audio Book Filled with Intimate Voicemail Recordings
Music and Performers NEWS: -- Dieter Wiesner, Michael Jackson's former manager and friend, had many voice recordings from the pop icon, and sought a way to share them with others. "Michael Jackson: The Real Story" (ISBN: 978-1732181397), co-authored by Wiesner and Jah and published by Kingdomedia, is the result of that desire.
Music and Performers NEWS: -- "Watch Me Work" - the EP released February 1, 2020 - is the first project the industry gets to see from the new young artist Sha Bandzz. The long-awaited debut EP from Sha Bandzz "Watch me Work" is available now on your favorite source to purchase music online.
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).