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LISTEN TO NEW MUSIC! Singer Lisa Wright Releases New Single “Don’t Ever Let Go” feat Da’ T.R.U.T.H.


 
CHART-TOPPING SINGER/SONGWRITER LISA WRIGHT GOES SOLO
 
NASHVILLE, TN (Friday, September 29, 2017) – – Already collecting critical acclaim from every corner of the country via her celebrated songwriting contributions for Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir, Colorado Mass Choir, and Disney,…

Patti LaBelle, Common, JoJo, Jencarlos Canela & More Shine a Light on HIV/AIDS at ‘Keep the Promise’ Event | Nov. 30th, 2016

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THE STARS COME OUT TO SHINE A LIGHT ON HIV/AIDS
AT AIDS HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION’S WORLD AIDS DAY EVENT
KEEP THE PROMISE
 
AHF Kicked Off Series of Worldwide Events Commemorating World AIDS Day with Keep the Promise
 
LOS ANGELES, CA (December 1, 2016) – On November 30th, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) began its World AIDS Day initiative, Around the Globe in a Day, with Keep the Promise in Los Angeles, CA. Keep the Promise, which welcomed thousands of people for a march down Hollywood Boulevard and a free concert at the Dolby Theater, was an advocacy effort created to continue to spread awareness about HIV and AIDS.

Legacy Recordings Announces Vinyl Exclusives for 8th Annual Record Store Day – Black Friday Nov. 27th, 2015

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Legacy Recordings Announces Limited Edition Vinyl Exclusives For Record Store Day’s Annual Black Friday Event (Friday, November 27, 2015)
 
New Legacy Vinyl Collectibles include Releases by Earth Wind & Fire, the Isley Brothers, OutKast, & More
 
NEW YORK, Oct 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, announces the label’s line-up of collectible 12″, 10″ and 7″ vinyl releases created especially for Record Store Day’s Black Friday 2015, celebrated this year at the nation’s independent record stores on Friday, November 27, 2015.

WATCH NEW VIDEO! Tenor Saxophonist James Brandon Lewis Drops New CD “Days of FreeMan”

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Tenor Saxophonist James Brandon Lewis Releases Days Of FreeMan, A Tribute To His Hip-Hop Roots — Album Available Now
 
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NEW YORK, July 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Visionary composer and tenor saxophonist James Brandon Lewis‘s bravest, yet most palpable artistic feat, Days Of FreeMan, opens with a poignant and profound introductory monologue from a maternal sage. She says: “The best thing of living is living who you are. You can’t be somebody else; you gotta be what God gave you to be and who you are. You look in the mirror and see yourself and say ‘I’m James Brandon Lewis.”‘ Next, bass and drums congeal around the sapphire melodic motif of “Brother 1976,” recalling one of those jazzy jewel-like hooks from a 1990s Native Tongue hip-hop jam. The effect is like 1990s hip-hop’s fascination with jazz being spit back by a prodigious jazz innovator.
 

Long-Awaited Album “Caged Bird Songs” by Maya Angelou is Available NOW

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Maya Angelou’s Posthumous Release “CAGED BIRD SONGS” Out Now
 
Angelou’s Iconic Words and Lyrics Blended with New Hip-Hop Beats
 
Released on November 4th via Smooch Music, Caged Bird Songs is the long-awaited album from the late iconic American writer, poet, actor, dancer, director, composer, and lecturer Dr. Maya Angelou. Seven years in the making, the album blends Angelou’s poetic spoken words with modern hip-hop production.

Wendy Williams to Host the Soul Train Awards 2014

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WENDY WILLIAMS TO HOST SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2014 IN LAS VEGAS ON NOVEMBER 7TH
 
PREMIERING NOVEMBER 30TH AT 8PM ET/PT ON CENTRIC AND BET, THE AWARDS SHOW WITH REAL SOUL RETURNS TO THE ORLEANS ARENA IN LAS VEGAS
 
NEW YORK, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — CENTRIC today announced that media mogul Wendy Williams will host SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2014, celebrating and honoring R&B legends and soul music’s brightest new stars. The show will be held on November 7, 2014 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas with tickets on sale to the public.

The 4th Annual iHeartRadio Music Festival to Air on the CW Network Sept. 29th & 30th, 2014

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FOURTH ANNUAL IHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL IS ONE FOR THE HISTORY BOOKS – HISTORIC WEEKEND OF MUSIC’S BIGGEST STARS INCLUDED SPECIAL SURPRISE PERFORMANCES BY ALICIA KEYS, CHRIS BROWN, WILL.I.AM, JASON DERULO, LIL JOHN AND MORE
 
The 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival Will Air as an Exclusive Two-Night Television Special on The CW — September 29 and 30 from 8:00-10:00 P.M.
 
New York, NY – September 22, 2014 / PR Newswire / — The fourth annual iHeartRadio Music Festival hosted by Ryan Seacrest at the MGM Grand Las Vegas wrapped up Saturday night after two days of incredible performances by today’s most popular musicians and a number of one-of-a-kind collaborations.

Big Daddy Kane Teams Up with Alissa Cavallaro to Release New Track “Don’t Be Pushed Around” | Coming May 2014

Iconic Rapper Big Daddy Kane
Lends His Voice with 15-year old singer
Alissa Cavallaro

Anti-bullying Campaign
“Don’t be Pushed Around”

single set for May 2014 Release


New York, NY – April 29, 2014 – 15-year old Alissa Cavallaro (Singer) and iconic rapper Big Daddy Kane has announced their anti-bullying collaboration
“Don’t Be Pushed Around.” Together the singer and rapper have created a musical journey of positive, pulsating lyrics ensuring the listener’s confidence and giving voice to young people who often feel helpless.
 
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Performers Announced for Soul Train Awards 2013 | Hosted by Anthony Anderson | to Air Dec. 1st, 2013

Jennifer Hudson, Tamar Braxton, Smokey Robinson, K. Michelle And Wale Among Performers For Soul Train Awards 2013 


 
Hosted by Anthony Anderson, Soul Train Awards 2013 Will Tape November 8th, 2013 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada

NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — CENTRIC, a BET Network, today revealed that Jennifer Hudson, Tamar Braxton, Smokey Robinson, K. Michelle, Ron Isley, Wale, Eric Benet, Candice Glover, Kem, Chrisette Michele, Bobby Caldwell and Joss Stone will be hitting the stage as performers for SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2013.

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FREE DOWNLOAD! “Songs for a Healthier America” Album | FREE on iTunes

Songs
for a Healthier America Debut Album and Live Event Kicks Off in New
York City; Performances from Ashanti, Doug E. Fresh, DMC, Ryan Beatty,
Matisyahu, Nils Lofgren and More 



ALBUM DOWNLOAD, AIMED AT TEACHERS, PARENTS AND KIDS, AVAILABLE FOR FREE ON iTUNES AND
Songsforahealthieramerica.org


NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Today marked the debut release of a boisterous new album aimed at amplifying the benefits of healthier child nutritional and exercise choices. The release of Songs for a Healthier America, co-produced by Hip Hop Public Health and the Partnership for a Healthier America, was celebrated with a special, star-studded live event, presented by WAT-AAH!, premium water for kids and teens.

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