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Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff to Celebrate Patti LaBelle Way Street Renaming Dedication


 
LEGENDARY ‘SOUND OF PHILADELPHIA’ ARCHITECTS KENNETH GAMBLE AND LEON HUFF
CONGRATULATE ‘DEAR FRIEND’ PATTI LaBELLE ON STREET RENAMING HONORS
 
PHILADELPHIA (Tuesday, July 2, 2019) – Legendary Sound of Philadelphia architects Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff joined today’s celebration of homegrown R&B living legend Patti LaBelle with a street naming dedication,…

BeBe Winans’ “Born For This: A New Musical,” Receives 5 NAACP Theatre Awards


 
BEBE WINANS’ BORN FOR THIS
RECEIVES FIVE NAACP THEATRE AWARDS
FOR THE LOS ANGELES PRODUCTION
 
(Los Angeles – June 20, 2019) – Six-time Grammy Award winner BeBe Winans“Born For This: A New Musical,” received five NAACP Theatre Awards on Monday in Los Angeles. The musical garnered 13 nominations for the Los Angeles production and won in the following categories:…

Prince’s Newest Album “Originals” – Now LIVE Exclusively On TIDAL


 
Prince’s ‘Originals’ Now Live Exclusively On TIDAL
 
Hear the Album on TIDAL.com/Prince
 
NEW YORK, June 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Now live exclusively on TIDAL, Prince’s newest album, Originals, was pulled directly from the historic archive of Prince’s music. The 15-track album features 14 previously unreleased recordings that highlight the impact Prince had on modern music and the foundation of many artists’ careers. The tracks were selected collaboratively by JAY-Z and Troy Carter, on behalf of The Prince Estate.

EXCLUSIVE STREAM! LISTEN to Pieces Of A Dream’s New Album “On Another Note” from Now til May 29th, 2019!! Album Drops May 24th!


 
FOR A LIMITED TIME: STREAM THE ENTIRE ALBUM “ON ANOTHER NOTE” BY CONTEMPORARY JAZZ GROUP PIECES OF A DREAM – EXCLUSIVELY ON THEURBANMUSICSCENE.COM!!
 
Special Stream Ends May 29th!
 
Good Day Readers!
 
Guess what? Here’s your chance to listen to the entire new album from legendary Contemporary Jazz Group Pieces of a Dream entitled “On Another Note” via Shanachie Entertainment! Hear the entire album from now until Memorial Day – May 29th! The new project will be released on May 24th and feature legendary jazz duo: Keyboardist James Lloyd and Drummer Curtis Harmon.

Dorthaan Kirk Selected as a 2020 NEA Jazz Master


 
Dorthaan Kirk, Newark’s First Lady of Jazz,
Selected as a 2020 NEA Jazz Master
 
Kirk, along with fellow NEA Jazz Masters Bobby McFerrin, Roscoe Mitchell
and Reggie Workman, Will Be Honored at a Special Concert at SF Jazz Center on April 2, 2020
 
NEW YORK, NY, MAY 22, 2019 – If you missed yesterday’s exciting announcement that DORTHAAN KIRK was named a 2020 NEA Jazz Master for her work as a tireless advocate for Jazz, please click HERE.

National Press Club Hosts Dionne Warwick & Valerie Simpson for Documentary Screening on Hal David, May 20th, 2019


 
National Press Club Hosts Dionne Warwick and Valerie Simpson for Documentary Screening on Hal David, May 20
 
WASHINGTON, May 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The National Press Club Events Team will host a special dinner and screening of “What the World Needs Now: Words by Hal David,” a PBS documentary tribute to the man who wrote many of the most enduring songs in American popular music, at 6 p.m. Monday, May 20.

Shaggy Announces North American Tour Dates & Releases New Music Video for “Money Up” feat. Noah Powa


 
REGGAE ICON SHAGGY ANNOUCES NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES WITH UB40,
DROPS NEW VIDEO FOR “MONEY UP” FT. NOAH POWA
AND CONTINUES HIS STREAK OF NATIONAL TV APPEARANCES THIS WEEK
 
On the heels of his recently released solo album Wah Gwaan?! (The Cherrytree Music Company, Brooklyn Knights Entertainment and 300 Entertainment), Shaggy announces new summer tour dates, unleashes a video for “Money Up” ft. Noah Powa and is on a tear of national TV performances and appearances this week.