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27th Annual NAACP Theatre Awards Announces Nominations

NAACP Theatre Awards

Beverly Hills, CA — The NAACP Beverly Hills/Hollywood Branch’s Theatre Viewing Committee announces nominations for the 27th Annual NAACP Theatre Awards. This year’s nominee roster is overwhelmingly filled with multiple […]

Percy Miller aka Master P -- From The Projects to Forbes

Master P

New Orleans, LA — Percy Miller also known as Master P is a money, power and business tycoon. Regarding his success, he comments, “I couldn’t just be a street guy. […]

Master P's GMGB Co-Ed Professional Basketball League Makes History!

GMGB Basketball League

New Orleans, LA — Global Mixed Gender Basketball (GMGB) is the first league to put both male and female pro-athletes to compete on the basketball court simultaneously. Most people questioned […]

Even Oprah Had to Fight Depression -- Find Out How She Did It!

Oprah Winfrey

Many people have the misconception that depression is a white man’s disease. It is not. Black people also suffer from depression but are more reluctant to talk about it or […]

SonyRED and GMUSIC Emerging Star Announces HBCU College Tour

Barachi

— Barachi Set to Showcase Tracks from the Highly Anticipated Visual Album ‘Therapy.’ — New York, NY — Miami-based R&B singer/songwriter/actor/ producer Barachi announces an HBCU (Historically Black Colleges & […]

Lebron James, Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan Slam President Trump for Calling Out Black Athletes

Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, and Lebron James

Nationwide — It’s not just about the NFL anymore! Three NBA champions have publicly spoken out against President Donald Trump’s recent derogatory comments directed towards Black athletes. When he referred […]

United Negro College Fund/ Michael Jackson Scholarship Now Open For African American Students

Michael Jackson Scholarship

The Michael Jackson scholarship provides financial assistance to communication arts and social science students attending a UNCF college/university during the current academic year. Candidates must have a minimum GPA of […]

Beyonce Releases a $300 Coffee Table Book and Box Set -- And Its Selling Out Everywhere!

Beyonce's How to Make Lemonade Box Set

Beyonce has once again proven herself to be an innovative artist and entrepreneur with the recent release of a box set that compliments her Lemonade album which sold 2.5 million […]

Star-Studded Film Directed by the Late Tommy Ford, "Switching Lanes," Now Available on UMC - Urban Movie Channel

Switching Lanes

— Also Coming to UMC this Month: “Light Girls,” Counterpart to the Compelling Bill Duke Documentary “Dark Girls” and more — Los Angeles, CA — A star-studded portrayal of racism […]

Dennis Williams' Original Stage Play, "Love & Therapy Gone Wrong," Coming to Howard University

Dennis Williams' Love and Therapy Gone Wrong

— The hit stage play will be showing on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 7pm — Washington, DC — Dennis Williams’ 4-time sold out hit stage play, Love & Therapy […]

Black Actor, Singer, Songwriter Barachi Electrifies Las Vegas

Barachi

— GMUSIC Brings Black Artist’s Live Performances to Area’s Hottest Venues Ahead of 2018 Album Release. — Las Vegas, NV — Miami-based singer/ songwriter/ actor/ producer Barachi sparked electricity and […]

Master P's New "Day Runner" App is Ready For Wall Street -- Has the Potential to be Bigger Than Uber!

Master P's new Day Runner app

Nationwide — Businessman Percy “Master P” Miller, Marvin Walker, and the Day Runner Technology Team have created an app that’s a game changer for the fast-paced courier and delivery service […]

Mary J. Blige Opens Up About Depression, Alcohol Abuse, and Other Bad Choices That Nearly Killed Her

Mary J. Blige

Superstar Mary J. Blige appears to have it all together. She is a singer, songwriter, model, record producer and actress who started her career in music by singing background on […]

What Oprah Winfrey Taught Steve Harvey About Business -- She Told Him, "Steve, the Key To Your Success is..."

Steve Havey With Oprah Winfrey

Steve Harvey admits that he wants to be a mogul like Oprah. “I’d love to build one of the greatest media empires of all time. Oprah’s done it,” he said […]

Bill Cosby Told Steve Harvey to Stay Away From Him -- But Not Because of What You May Be Thinking!

Bill Cosby and Steve Harvey

Nationwide — When Steve Harvey first heard about the allegations against Bill Cosby, he says he immediately reached out to him to lend a hand of support. Cosby took his […]

8 Black Celebrities That Own Restaurants, Fast Food Chains, and Sports Bars

Unless a restaurant bears the celebrity’s name, most people would never know that it is owned by a celebrity. Here are 8 well-known black celebrities and the restaurants, fast food […]

Master P's New Orleans Gators Just Got Bigger -- Signing Big Baby Glen Davis, Stromile Swift, and Tyrus Thomas

New Orleans Gators

Nationwide — The New Orleans Gators have signed the Louisiana Connection, all former LSU Tigers and ex-NBA stars with plenty more pro-basketball left in their game: Big Baby Glen Davis, […]

Global Mixed Gender Basketball League Has Named Christopher 2X Ambassador of Public Relations

Christopher 2X

New York, NY — GMGB Professional Basketball League is about equality and giving back to the community. “Balling For A Cause” is GMGB’s motto. The GMGB HELPS Organization is about […]

Michael Jordan and 9 Other Black NBA Players With Multi-Million Dollar Shoe Deals

Michael Jordan with Nike shoes

Michael Jordan retired from basketball in 2003, but he remains busy with endorsements especially for his Nike shoes. In fact, his $110 million endorsement deal with Nike is what still […]

The New Orleans Gators Sign Metta World Peace Formerly Known as Ron Artest

Ron Artest Signs With New Orleans Gators

New Orleans, LA — The New Orleans Gators have signed Metta World Peace formerly known as Ron Artest. It was announced today by team owner Percy “Master P” Miller. Per […]

African-American "Star Trek" Hero Headlines UFO Conspiracy Thriller with Diverse Cast

DDX Department of Disclosure Docudrama

— “DDX” Explores Extraterrestrial Presence in Found Footage Docudrama — Los Angeles, CA — Filmmakers Brandon Easton (Marvel’s Agent Carter) and Ramon Govea (Ancient Tomorrow) are proud to announce the […]

New Orleans Gators Pro-Basketball Team Signs the Gonzalez Twins

NOLA Gators Basketball Team

New Orleans, LA — The New Orleans Gators have signed guards Dakota Gonzalez and Dylan Gonzalez, team owner Percy Miller aka Master P announced today. Per GMGB league policy, contract details […]

Beyoncé Reportedly Planning to Buy the Houston Rockets -- Here's What She Will Gain If She Does!

Beyonce as owner of the Houston Rockets

Superstar Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, who is originally from Houston, Texas, is reportedly interested in buying a minority stake in the Houston Rockets NBA franchise. Reportedly, the current owner, Les Alexander, wants […]

Former Manager of D'Angelo and Ginuwine Signs on as Executive Producer for the Visual Album, Motion Picture and Soundtrack "Therapy" that Introduces Barachi

Lindsay Guion and Barachi

Nationwide — Meet Lindsay Guion: a talent representative, personal manager, and global advisor dedicating his life to working with Grammy award-winning artists, songwriters, and producers. Guion leveraged his years of […]

Multi-Grammy Nominated R&B Superstar Johnny Gill Treats Fans to a Live Stream Concert, September 1, 2017 on GFNTV.com

Johnny Gill

Los Angeles, CA — Fans are especially important to Platinum selling R&B icon Johnny Gill, who has garnered high acclaim from “Game Changer”, his latest album. That’s why he is […]

TV and Film Producer, Louis Arriola, Strikes Gold Again With Indie Wire Series Fest Winner "Up North"

A scene from Louis Arriola's Up North

— “Up North is a dramatic powerhouse centered around an innocent teenager being trapped in the New York prison system” — Los Angeles, CA — Telecommunications titan and tv/film producer […]

Singer/ Songwriter Frank Famous Releases New Summertime Anthem, "Days Off"

Frank Famous

Atlanta, GA — Summertime is the perfect time to party, and Frank Famous has the perfect song to hype up the vibe. Coming out August 22, his new single “Days […]

Why So Silent? A&E Refuses to Acknowledge "Akil The Fugitive" Cancellation -- Fuels Rumors of Racially Charged Decision

Akil The Fugitive Hunter

New York, NY — A fan-favorite show has been killed off by the A&E network – with no explanation whatsoever. Coming from A&E, this is no longer a surprise, and […]

Allstate and the Tom Joyner Foundation Support Black Colleges with Quotes for Education Program

Tom Joyner

— Annual Quotes for Education Program Raises Scholarship Funds for Current and Future HBCU Students — Dallas, TX — Allstate Insurance Company and the Tom Joyner Foundation are kicking off […]

Oprah Launches New Line of "Heat and Eat" Soups and Sides -- Coming to a Grocery Store Near You!

Oprah's new grocery line of soups and sides

Oprah Winfrey is a self-made billionaire known for her accomplishments on TV and film, but now she has her very own line of refrigerated soups and side dishes called O, […]

UMC – Urban Movie Channel Picks Up “Hard Medicine” – A New Web Series From HBO’s “Insecure” Star Jay Ellis

Hard Medicine on Urban Movie Channel

— New Episodes Premiere Exclusively on UMC Beginning August 16, 2017; First Two Episodes to Air on Ellis’ Facebook Page — Los Angeles, CA — Building off of its robust […]

Capital City Black Film Festival Announces Film Spotlights, Conscious Entertainment Panel, and Pitch Perfect Sessions

Capital City Black Film Festival

— Candice Wilson, Mercedes Cooper, April Reign, Jalene Mack, Tragil Wade and Jacquelyn Aluotto Among Guests — Austin, TX — The Capital City Black Film Festival (CCBFF) today announced the […]

UMC – Urban Movie Channel Continues Fall Out Friday Slate With More Original Comedy Series

Fall Out Fridays on Urban Movie Channel

— Flex Alexander Hosted Comedy Series “Lawd Have Mercy”; Second Season of Stand-up Comedy Show, “The Comedy Underground Series”, Hosted by Red Grant — Los Angeles, CA — Following the […]

Master P to Release "I Had a Dream" Documentary About His Life and Struggles -- From the Projects to Forbes!

Master P I Had a Dream Documentary

Nationwide — Percy Miller aka Master P has been riding out a general high in the last year from from TV to films, music, food products, merchandising and video games. […]

Oprah Used to Be The World's Richest Black Woman... Until This Woman Came Along!

Folorunsho Alakija, the richest Black woman in the world

Both Forbes and Time magazines have confirmed that Oprah Winfrey, the popular television host and mogul, is no longer the richest Black woman in the world. She has been unseated […]

R&B Crooner Tay Bell's "2 Dozen Roses" Available Now on Tidal, Apple Music, Spotify and More

Tay Bell's New Single, Two Dozen Roses

Nationwide — Singer and songwriter Tay Bell is R&B’s rising star. Though, Bell has already had success penning for artists such as Ashanti, Mario, Jamie Foxx and more, he is […]

Barack Obama Look-Alike Says He is Constantly Being Mistaken as the Former U.S. President

Jose Oliveira, Barack Obama Look Alike

Nationwide — It’s been said that everyone has a twin, and that may just be true. One man, Jose Oliveira, says he can’t leave his house without people thinking that […]

Tyler Perry to Split From Oprah's OWN -- Signs Major TV/Film Deal With Viacom and BET

Oprah and Tyler Perry Feud

Writer, director, producer, playwright and actor Tyler Perry has recently signed a long-term deal with Viacom that is certain to make the media conglomerate a strong and very competitive network […]

Fred Hammond and Felonious Munk to Appear at the 2017 Capital City Black Film Festival

Fred Hammond

Austin, TX — The Capital City Black Film Festival (CCBFF) today announced that writer, director, producer and Grammy-winning gospel music legend Fred Hammond; and Felonious Munk, comedian, actor, writer and […]

Master P's Team Hope NOLA Celebrity Basketball Game Gives Back to the Community

Master P's NOLA Celebrity Basketball Game

New Orleans, LA — Percy Miller’s annual charity basketball game at Xavier University of Louisiana was more than just hoops; It was basketball with a purpose. Ten scholarships were donated […]

Ray J Takes Off With His New E-Bike Company Called Raytroniks

Ray J, founder of Raytroniks

Electronic biking has taken off on a whole new level, thanks to Ray J’s new E-Bike company, Raytroniks, which produces the Scoot-E-Bike. This two-wheeled electric bike has everything you need, […]

Music Mogul Master P Gives Back In A Major Way to Help the Elderly in New Orleans

Master P Gives Back to Elderly

New Orleans, LA— Businessman and entrepreneur Percy Miller aka Master P recently took time to visit Guste Homes, a residency complex for elderly and low income people in the city of […]

UMC - Urban Movie Channel Set to Debut New Original Series "The Rich and the Ruthless"

The Rich and the Ruthless on UMC

From Emmy Nominated and NAACP Award-winning Actress Victoria Rowell (The Young and the Restless) — Six Episode Scripted Comedy Premieres Friday, July 28, 2017 — Los Angeles, CA — UMC […]

Capital City Black Film Festival to Honor Actor Louis Gossett, Jr. at the Festival’s 2017 Opening Night Gala

Louis Gossett, Jr.

— Two World Premieres – “Breaking Brooklyn” and “The Reason” – Featuring Louis Gossett, Jr., Will Be Screened at the Festival — Austin, TX — The Capital City Black Film […]

AFRO, a Polycultural Black Television Network, Debuts on Sling TV

The Lowdown With James Yon on AFRO

New York, NY — Sling TV, the provider of live and on-demand streaming television services, has expanded its programming with the addition of AFRO, a polycultural Black television network, to […]

DC Young Fly and Emmanuel Hudson Star in Hilarious New Social Media Comedy #DigitalLivesMatter

DC Young Fly and Emmanuel Hudson star in #DigitalLivesMatter

— Premieres Exclusively on UMC – Urban Movie Channel Saturday, July 1, 2017 — Los Angeles, CA — UMC – Urban Movie Channel presents the exclusive premiere of #DigitalLivesMatter, a […]

Anthony Anderson Among Celebrities and Business Executives Becoming Huge Fans of Tucci Polo, A Global Luxury Shoe Retailer

Anthony Anderson with a pair of Tuccipolo Shoes

Bridgeport, CT — Anthony Anderson, star of the hit TV show Black-ish, is among the growing number of celebrities and business executives, who have become huge fans of TucciPolo, a […]

Former NFL Player Turned Astronaut, Leland Melvin, Tells His Inspirational Story in New Book Entitled "Chasing Space"

Leland Melvin, author of Chasing Space

Nationwide — 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. […]