Emmy Award-Winning Producer P. Frank Williams Produces TV One Special Unsung Presents: Music & The Movement Airing Monday, January 18, 2021 At 8 p.m. ET/7C
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Connection To Stevie Wonder And Gil Scott-Heron Explained By Rev. Al Sharpton
Two-Part Documentary Celebrates Black Music And Social Justice
(Los Angeles, CA – January 14, 2021) — TV One shines a light on Stevie Wonder and Gil Scott-Heron’s work to rally support to establish a holiday for Martin Luther King, Jr. in the two-hour, two-part special Unsung Presents: Music & The Movement airing Monday, January 18, 2021 at 8 p.m. ET/7C.
Brian Owens and LIFE Creative Debut “A New Holiday” Christmas Musical
Filmed in St. Louis with an all-black cast, the production – starring Wynton Marsalis, Kennedy Holmes, Sophia Stephens, Anita Jackson and newcomer Riley Adams – is available for free on YouTube
December 22, 2020 – A New Holiday is a Christmas musical that follows a 10 year-old girl on her holiday journey of hope, joy and love as she copes with the loss of her beloved grandmother.
Carlos Santana Launches The Carlos Santana Coffee Company in Partnership with Icon Global Coffee Company
A portion of every purchase will be donated to The Milagro Foundation, helping children in need throughout the world
SAN RAFAEL, CALIF. (PRWEB) DECEMBER 17, 2020 – Carlos Santana, the ten-time GRAMMY Award-winning guitarist and philanthropist has launched The Carlos Santana Coffee Company with a joint mission: to serve fans and friends around the world the most divine and meaningful cup of coffee while helping children in need throughout the world through his The Milagro Foundation.
Global Icon Mariah Carey Launches Virtual Cookie Brand Featuring Classic And Limited- Edition Holiday Flavors
LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) DECEMBER 01, 2020 – Legendary recording artist, #1 New Times Best Selling author, and global icon, Mariah Carey, announced today the launch of her very-own virtual brand, Mariah’s Cookies.
The Board of Directors of the Louis Armstrong
Educational Foundation Announces Second Round
of Emergency Funds for NYC Jazz Musicians
NEW YORK, NY — After allocating $1 million in financial support to New York-area musicians who lost income due to coronavirus-related closures beginning in March, the Board of Directors of the Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation (LAEF) today announced a second round of grants from The Louis Armstrong Emergency Fund for Jazz Musicians.
Black American Music Association (BAM) And Georgia Entertainment Caucus (GEC) Announce the Formation of The Black Music & Entertainment Walk of Fame
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today the Black American Music Association (BAM) and the Georgia Entertainment Caucus (GEC) announced the formation of the Black Music & Entertainment Walk of Fame (WOF).
Unprecedented, All-Star Women’s
“This Is Why I Vote” Campaign Encourages Voting Ahead of Pivotal 2020 Election
(Los Angeles, CA– October 6, 2020) Multiple award-winning recording artists Patti Austin, Chaka Khan, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Brenda Russell, Sheila E., Terri Lyne Carrington, India.Arie, Ledisi, Siedah Garrett, Lisa Fischer, and Lalah Hathaway have formed TWIST (Tuff Women In Strange Times), a dynamic coalition of superstar female talent to rally voters to the polls for Election Day 2020.
SUPERSTAR PATTI LaBELLE JOINS ONE WORLD ‘CELEBRITY CIRCLE’ AS HISTORIC CHARITY ANTHEM FOR GLOBAL PANDEMIC AND RACIAL JUSTICE RE-ENTERS BILLBOARD TOP 30 AT #27 WITH A BULLET
NEW YORK (Sept. 3, 2020) − ONE WORLD, the timely and historic “We Are the World” style new charity anthem for the global pandemic – supporting musicians, actors and first responder families while changing America’s racial narrative – officially welcomes superstar Godmother of Soul Patti LaBelle to its “Celebrity Circle” as the “truly global” multi-vocalist track re-enters the Billboard Top 30 Mainstream Adult Contemporary chart this week, landing at No. 27 with a bullet.
Spike Lee Commemorates Michael Jackson’s Birthday With ‘They Don’t Care About Us (2020)” Short Film Using Footage From Global Protests Over Racial Inequality
“Great protest songs can’t get old, stale or non-relevant because the struggle still continues,” says Lee.
NEW YORK, Aug. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Director Spike Lee yesterday revealed a new version of Michael Jackson’s “They Don’t Care About Us” short film during his annual Brooklyn Loves Michael Jackson block party celebrating the King of Pop’s birthday, which this year took place virtually.