The 2021 ‘BET Hip Hop Awards’ Airing Tuesday, October 5

The 2021“BET Hip Hop Awards” will return to Cobb Energy Center in Atlanta, GA, on Friday, October 1, with the broadcast premiere airing Tuesday, October 5, at 9 PM ET/PT on BET. The annual celebration will bring together the hottest names in hip hop to pay homage to the best in hip hop culture. The… Continue reading The 2021 ‘BET Hip Hop Awards’ Airing Tuesday, October 5

Legendary Music Executive Michael Mauldin Discusses the Importance of the Black American Music Association

Michael Mauldin Discusses the Importance of the Black American Music Association The word legendary is thrown around in such a way that it sometimes cheapens the meaning because not everyone who is labeled so deserves that title. But when it comes to music executive Michael Mauldin, that title fits him perfectly. He started his illustrious… Continue reading Legendary Music Executive Michael Mauldin Discusses the Importance of the Black American Music Association

Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis Announced as 2021 Honorees for GRAMMYs on the Hill® 20th Anniversary

Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis Announced as 2021 Honorees for GRAMMYs on the Hill® 20th Anniversary Music Returns to Congress in Celebration of Music Advocacy on Sept. 22 GRAMMY® Winners and Nominees to Join Congressional Leaders for a Night of Celebration and Musical Surprises WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On Sept. 22, music will return to the nation’s capital… Continue reading Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis Announced as 2021 Honorees for GRAMMYs on the Hill® 20th Anniversary

Motown Founder Berry Gordy Set to Receive 2021 Kennedy Center Honor

Motown Founder Berry Gordy Set to Receive 2021 Kennedy Center Honor There have been several artists from Motown Records who have been given the coveted title of a Kennedy Center Honoree over the years. Now, the person who was actually responsible for starting and running the legendary label is being honored! Motown Records founder Berry… Continue reading Motown Founder Berry Gordy Set to Receive 2021 Kennedy Center Honor

Lil’ Kim Says She Wants to Go Against Nicki Minaj in a Verzuz Competition

Lil’ Kim Says She Wants to Go Against Nicki Minaj in a Verzuz Competition With the popularity of the Verzuz battles started by Kasseem Daoud Dean, also known as Swizz Beatz, and Timothy Zachery Mosley, who goes by the moniker, Timbaland, it seems that many artists are positioning themselves to go against their contemporaries. Brooklyn,… Continue reading Lil’ Kim Says She Wants to Go Against Nicki Minaj in a Verzuz Competition

The Isley Brothers Will Have Two Streets Renamed After Them in New Jersey

The Isley Brothers Will Have Two Streets Renamed After Them in New Jersey The honors one receives over the course of a successful career may include proclamations, awards, recognitions, and financial stability. To some, a rare opportunity comes along where a street is renamed in someone’s honor, even rarer when two will be named after… Continue reading The Isley Brothers Will Have Two Streets Renamed After Them in New Jersey

Michael B. Jordan, Nipsey Hussle, Tracee Ellis Ross & Byron Allen Are Among Latest Honorees to Receive Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Michael B. Jordan, Nipsey Hussle, Tracee Ellis Ross & Byron Allen Are Among Latest Honorees to Receive Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame The latest list of celebrities, entertainers, athletes, and radio personalities who will enter into the next collection of people who will receive a star on the famed Hollywood Walk of Fame… Continue reading Michael B. Jordan, Nipsey Hussle, Tracee Ellis Ross & Byron Allen Are Among Latest Honorees to Receive Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Taraji P. Henson Announced as Host for the 2021 BET Awards While Queen Latifah Will Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Taraji P. Henson Announced as Host for the 2021 BET Awards While Queen Latifah Will Receive Lifetime Achievement Award Black Entertainment Television (BET) has revealed the host of this year’s 2021 BET Awards, as well as the person who will be honored with a lifetime achievement recognition. BET has recently announced that Academy Award®-nominated and… Continue reading Taraji P. Henson Announced as Host for the 2021 BET Awards While Queen Latifah Will Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Terri Lyne Carrington Elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Terri Lyne Carrington Elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences   2021 NEA Jazz Master and Multiple Grammy Award Winner Among Prestigious Academy’s Distinguished New Cohort   (New York, NY – May 3, 2021) – Three-time Grammy Award-winning jazz musician and composer Terri Lyne Carrington has been elected to the board of the… Continue reading Terri Lyne Carrington Elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences

The Women Songwriter’s Hall of Fame 2021 Awards

The Women Songwriter’s Hall of Fame 2021 Awards THE WOMEN SONGWRITERS OF FAME TO INDUCT FEMALE ICONIC HITMAKERS The historic awards show will help to culminate Black Music Month 2021 with great & gifted honorees! The Women Songwriters’ Hall of Fame, founded to honor women whose body of work represents the best of the heritage… Continue reading The Women Songwriter’s Hall of Fame 2021 Awards

NBA Legend Michael Jordan Will Induct Kobe Bryant Into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

NBA Legend Michael Jordan Will Induct Kobe Bryant Into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Arguably the greatest basketball player the National Basketball Association has ever seen will be inducting one of the other great basketball players who was presented as his heir-apparent when he entered the league. According to the Naismith Memorial Basketball… Continue reading NBA Legend Michael Jordan Will Induct Kobe Bryant Into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Kanye Reportedly Worth $6.6 Billion

Back in 2019, Forbes published their annual list of the World’s 20 Top-Earning Hip-Hop Stars. Kanye, 43, was ranked number 1. According to Bloomberg this week, it was determined West is now worth $6.6 billion. Having just become a billionaire last year, West’s earnings multiplied largely because of his apparel ventures. The collaborative value of… Continue reading Kanye Reportedly Worth $6.6 Billion

NAACP Reschedules the 52nd NAACP Image Awards to March 27, 2021

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52ND NAACP Image Awards Has Been Rescheduled to Air LIVE on BET Saturday, March 27th at 8 pm ET The following is a joint statement from Karen Boykin-Towns, Vice-Chair of the NAACP National Board of Directors and Chairman of the NAACP Image Awards Committee; Connie Orlando, EVP of Specials, Music Programming & Music Strategy, BET;… Continue reading NAACP Reschedules the 52nd NAACP Image Awards to March 27, 2021

Stall & Dean Creates a Limited Edition Capsule to Celebrate the Centennial of The National Negro Leagues

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Stall & Dean is one of the last American companies still in business with a direct lineage to the Negro Leagues dating back to the early 1900s. Stall & Dean manufactured uniforms and equipment for The Negro Leagues since its inception. Stall & Dean also produced Negro League apparel in the late 1990s throughout the… Continue reading Stall & Dean Creates a Limited Edition Capsule to Celebrate the Centennial of The National Negro Leagues