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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. […]

UMC – Urban Movie Channel’s Black Music Month Collection Features Notorious B.I.G., Jimi Hendrix, Earth Wind & Fire, and a Special Retrospective on Tupac Shakur

UMC Black Music Month

June Highlights Also Include: * UMC All Access Facebook Live Interview with Leila Steinberg, Tupac Shakur’s First Manager; * Award-winning Feature Documentary American Beat Boxer; * #ThrowbackThursday continues with Season […]

Exciting Afro-Beat Music Video is Released By International Artist, Mezonic!

Dah Lehvo Girls

— Get ready to dance and feel good by the time you hit the play button on Mezonic’s “Dah LehVo”! — Charlotte, NC — The music video for the hit […]

UMC - Urban Movie Channel Presents the Poignant and Powerful International Documentary, "The Man Who Mends Women"

The Man Who Mends Women

— Exclusive Premiere Friday, May 19, 2017 — May Highlights Also Include: #ThrowbackThursdays with Season 1 of Braxton Family Values; Military Drama Stand Down Soldier starring Jeryl Scott (The Walking […]

Whoopi Goldberg Launches Organic Medical Marijuana Products to Help Women Deal With Menstrual Cramps

Whoopi Goldberg's new line of medical marijuana products

Another positive use for medical marijuana has been targeted by actress and TV personality Whoopi Goldberg who recently launched a new cannabis line that is specifically designed to relieve painful […]

Beyoncé Launches New Scholarship Program For Young Women

Beyonce Scholarship Program

Beyoncé Formation Scholars Program is open to young women who plan to attend one of four participating colleges and major in creative arts, music, literature or African-American studies. Four scholarships […]

Celebrity Chef Ryan Rondeno Launches New Collection of Spices Entitled ‘Ryan Rondeno Spice Collection’

Chef Ryan Rondeno

— A zesty new spice rub that will feature 3 flavors: Nola Creole, Citrus Herb, & Ancho Chile Barbeque — Los Angeles, CA — Celebrity Chef Ryan Rondeno launched his […]

2x Grammy Winning Arrested Development Brings Balance to Hip-Hop with New Single & Video "In 1 Day"

Arrested Development

Nationwide — Arrested Development (AD) are true trailblazers within music. They first blew people’s minds in 1991, championing hip-hop from the south while spreading a unique mixture of consciousness and […]

Spike Lee Rocks Personal Advisory on CNN

Spike Lee on CNN wearing Personal Advisory

Atlanta, GA — Film sensation, Spike Lee, was seen on CNN wearing Personal Advisory’s Nina Simone t-shirt while weighing in on Colin Kaepernick, Muhammad Ali, and urging African American voters […]

Quinton Aaron and Marcus Henderson Star in "Halfway" -- Exclusively Premiering on UMC on Friday, April 21st

Halfway film to premiere on UMC

— April features also include romantic stage play “Ladies Book Club” and entertainment documentary “This is for Toronto” — Los Angeles, CA — An involving and smartly observed drama that […]

Tony Faine Presents "Scandalous Hair Tour" -- An All New 'Hair-larious' Stage Play Drama Coming to Theatres Near You!

Tony Faine Presents Scandalous Hair Tour

— Written by Lena Clayborn, co-produced & directed by Willie Latimore, and produced by Christian Dior Smith — Atlanta, GA — This all new hit stage ‘hair-larious’ drama features soul […]

Bulivian Founder Hosts Free Weight Loss Webinar With Comedian & Actress Kim Coles

Dr. Tabatha Carr ND and actress/comedian Kim Coles

— Set to take the mystery out of weight loss, Bulivian founder, Dr. Tabatha Carr ND will host a free webinar on April 9th at 5 p.m. PDT and 8 […]

Jay-Z and His Mom's Shawn Carter Foundation Scholarship Program Now Open For Students

Rapper Jay-Z and His Mom

The Shawn Carter Foundation Scholarship provides financial support to high school students as well as undergraduate students entering college for the first time. The purpose of the scholarship is to […]

16-Year Old Rock & Soul Artist Nick Brodeur Signs With SoBe Entertainment -- Releases Debut Singles

Nick Brodeur

Nationwide — SoBe Entertainment, located in South Beach, Florida, recently signed Rock, Pop & Soul Artist, Nick Brodeur, to an entertainment and recording contract with the label.

Natural Hair the Movie is an Answer to Chris Rock's 'Good Hair'

Natural Hair the Movie

Dallas, TX — Grind Over Matter Films is currently in production on a new documentary film entitled Natural Hair the Movie. “People say to us, when we talk about our […]

Muslims Make Wu Tang Movie in China to Get the World’s Attention

Cream Wu-Tang Movie in China

— Filmmaker Tsalta Baptiste Debuts Trailer for Film CREAM on YouTube — Shanghai, China — Widely known as “Chinese Tupac” or “The One Man BET in China” actor, screenplay writer […]

Dope All Black Orchestra Featured in New Migos and 2 Chainz Video "Deadz" to Perform at Center Stage Atlanta

Orchestra Noir

— Orchestra Noir puts on a highly exciting orchestra concert “Night at the Symphony” — Atlanta, GA — One of a kind all black orchestra, Orchestra Noir, is hosting a […]

Award-Winning Actress & Producer Tangi Miller Makes Her Directorial Debut at the Pan African Film Festival

Tangi Miller, Director of Diva Diaries film

Los Angeles, CA — Television, film actress and producer, Tangi Miller, makes her directorial debut with her new film, ‘Diva Diaries’, in which she also produces and co-stars, at the […]

Civil Rights Activist Essie Berry Says She Wants an Apology From Steve Harvey For Lying

Essie Berry and Steve Harvey

Nationwide — Essie Berry, civil rights activist and widow of Fred “ReRun” Berry from the 1970’s sitcom “What’s Happening”, is breaking her silence after nearly 3 years. Berry has been […]

Rising Stars and Icons to be Recognized at the American Black Film Institute’s 2017 Oscar Week Gala!

Angela Bassett

Hollywood, CA — Academy Award nominated actress, Angela Bassett, breakout HBO creator/executive producer and star of “Insecure” Issa Rae, will join Oscar-nominated director Barry Jenkins at The American Black Film […]

Iconic Television Actress T'Keyah Crystal Keymáh Joins Cast of Seeso's "There's... Johnny!"

T'Keyah Crystal Kemah

Los Angeles, CA — After making us laugh for so many years, iconic television actress T’Keyah Crystal Keymáh is gracing the small screen again in a starring role on Seeso’s […]

UMC – Urban Movie Channel’s February Slate Features Exclusive Streaming Premieres of Star-Studded Romantic Comedy and Inner-City Youth Documentary

No Regrets movie

— Romantic comedy, “No Regrets,” premieres February 10, 2017; Inner-city youth documentary, “Hatching Shakespeare,” to follow on February 17, 2017 — Los Angeles, CA — A celebration of black history […]

Revolutionary Weight Loss Device Gets Rid of Belly Fat -- Never Touches the Skin!

Whoopi Goldberg

A Czech-made device called Vanquish, manufacturered by BTL Aesthetics of Framingham, Massachusetts, gets rid of belly fat without even touching the skin. The product was featured on ABC’s The View […]

NFL, American Heart Association and Discovery Education Host Virtual Field Trip Live From Super Bowl LI

Whitney Mercilus and Mercedes Carnethon, Ph.D. NFL Play 60 Challenge Virtual Field

— Free Virtual Class to be Live-Streamed in Classrooms Nationwide — Dallas, TX — The NFL and American Heart Association, together with Discovery Education, will host the first-ever AHA-NFL PLAY […]