Author: Editorial Department

Workplace Safety Has a Whole New Meaning in the COVID-19 Era

July 18, 2020

Workplace safety is no joke. And now that we have COVID-19 to worry about, there is an entirely new emphasis on keeping workers safe on the job. Workplace safety now has a whole new meaning that will likely linger for some time to come. Here in the UK, regulations pertaining to workplace safety are largely […]

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Etu’s World: New York Fashion Week And Palindrome Party 2020 (Photographs)

April 4, 2020

By Etu Evans Of course, the night will be magical when your birthday falls in the same month of New York Fashion Week, Black History Month, Ground Hog day to determine the trajectory of the weather and on a Palindrome. That rare occurrence when the month, day and year is in perfect numerical alignment. This […]

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J.PERIOD’s Epic 2-Volume Salute to Ms. Lauryn Hill Premieres on Apple Music 

February 26, 2020

DJ/Producer J.PERIOD debuts Volume 2 of his award-winning homage to Hip Hop and R&B icon, Ms. Lauryn Hill, on Apple Music today.¬†¬†Now available in its entirety (¬†Vol. 1 debuted Feb 14¬†), the project is a love letter to a transcendent artist whose boundless talents¬†¬†still¬†¬†make her the standard against which all other rapper/singers are measured, to […]

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Watch Justin Bieber New Music Video For “Changes”

February 26, 2020

Justin Bieber just dropped a brand new music video for “Changes” exclusively on Apple Music.¬†From the creative minds of Justin Bieber and director Michael D. Ratner, this is the exclusive visual given to Apple Music for the hit title track off of CHANGES, Justin’s seventh #1 worldwide album at just 25 years old (making him […]

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RCA Inspiration celebrates Kirk Franklin-NAACP Image Awards win!

February 26, 2020

RCA Inspiration, Franklin won in the category of¬†Outstanding Gospel/Christian Song (Traditional or Contemporary)¬†for his #1 smash hit¬†‚ÄúLove Theory.‚ÄĚ

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YOLA PERFORMS ‚ÄúI DON‚ÄôT WANNA LIE‚ÄĚ ON THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN

February 26, 2020

Yola performed her single ‚ÄúI Don‚Äôt Wanna Lie‚ÄĚ on The Late Late Show With James Corden last night, watch¬†here. Yola will join The Black Keys on their US tour in August and September alongside Gary Clark Jr. ¬† The queen of country soul was recently announced to play legendary singer Sister Rosetta Tharpe, in Baz […]

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Check Out¬†‚ÄúFine Tuned‚Ä̬†by¬†A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie

February 26, 2020

Keeping up a tradition of innovative, exclusive performances and content, preeminent artist-first music streaming platform¬†Audiomackwelcomes multiplatinum New York rap superstar¬†A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie¬†as its latest¬†‚ÄúFine Tuned‚Ä̬†artist. As part of this one-of-a-kind feature, rappers break down some of their most notable hits in an intimate performance, reimagining the structure and style all at once. This […]

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Leo Bash Unveils New Single “Ayer”

February 26, 2020

Latin urban-pop’s young rising star¬†Leo Bash¬†today premieres new single¬†“Ayer”¬†(Yesterday), available now on all digital-music platforms. Known for his charisma and his playfully mischievous lyrics, the Colombia-born, NYC-raised Leo Bash is setting out to redefine the genre after signing with Interscope Records¬†and Young Boss Entertainment. Produced by Nekxum and √Āngel Barbosa,¬†“Ayer”¬†is¬†Leo Bash’s¬†first solo single, giving him […]

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NEW MUSIC: STEVEN G RELEASES ‚ÄúHANDCUFFS‚ÄĚ

February 24, 2020

Ushering in a new evolution of R&B music, LA native¬†Steven G¬†is excited to officially release his single¬†“Handcuffs”¬†via Entertainment One (eOne). Produced by¬†15Hunnit Boy¬†of the hit making collective¬†1500 or Nothin‚Äô¬†(Jay Z, Rihanna, Justin Timberlake), the single is proving to have what it takes to be a smash hit, garnering over¬†2.1 million streams¬†on¬†Soundcloudand over¬†3 million streams¬†and climbing […]

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ROYCE 5’9″ RELEASES NEW ALBUM ‚ÄėTHE ALLEGORY‚Äô

February 24, 2020

Today,¬†Entertainment One (eOne)¬†and Heaven Studios, Inc.¬†are pleased to announce the release of¬†THE ALLEGORY,¬†Royce 5‚Äô9‚ÄĚ‚Äôs progressive and conceptual examination of the new Americana in 2020. ¬†THE ALLEGORY¬†is now available on all DSP‚Äôs. THE ALLEGORY¬†examines a climate where frauds are being¬†perpetrated¬†all around us. ¬†While some of those frauds eventually make themselves known, most remain hidden in plain […]

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Pics: T.I., Tiny and their daughter Heiress at the 51st NAACP Image Awards

February 24, 2020

Tip “T.I.” Harris attends the 51st NAACP Image Awards with his wife Tameka “Tiny” Harris and their daughter Heiress at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.¬†

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Young Nudy releases new mixtape + drops new video – Watch Here

February 24, 2020

Today, Atlanta artist Young Nudy releases his new mixtape,¬†Anyways¬†via Young Nudy, LLC/Same Plate/RCA Records. Nudy first¬†¬†teased¬†the release last week which¬†includes previously released song “No Go,” which came with a co-directed video by iNIGHTLYFE and Nudy himself. The mixtape also arrives ahead of Young Nudy’s headlining North American tour. Kicking off March 20th in Oxford, he’ll […]

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Video: 100 gecs enlists Charli XCX, Rico Nasty, & Kero Kero Bonito for “ringtone” (Remix)

February 24, 2020

Today, fast-rising pop duo 100 gecs (Chicago-based producer-songwriter Laura Les and Los Angeles-based producer-songwriter Dylan Brady)¬†share a new track from their forthcoming album¬†1000 gecs & The Tree of Clues.¬†Taken from and inspired by their critically-acclaimed debut¬†1000 gecs, 100 gecs are sharing the official¬†remix of their standout track “ringtone” with never-before-heard features from Charli XCX, Rico […]

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Video: JILL SCOTT PERFORMS AT THE 51st ANNUAL NAACP IMAGE AWARDS

February 24, 2020

Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter, poet, actress¬†Miss Jill Scott¬†performed a melody of hits, “Do You Remember” and “Is It The Way,”¬†at the 51st annual¬†NAACP Image Awards¬†from her iconic¬†Who is Jill Scott¬† Words and Sounds Vol.¬†1 debut album‚ÄĒ released July 18th, 2000. A four-time¬†NAACP Image Award¬†winner herself, Jill also held a¬†nomination at the night’s ceremony for “Outstanding Actress […]

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Ja’Net Dubois: Pan African Film Festival Co-founders, award-winning actor Danny Glover and Ayuko Babu Release Statement

February 24, 2020

Founded by award-winning actor Danny Glover, actress Ja‚ÄôNet Dubois and Ayuko Babu,¬†the 28¬†th¬†¬†annual Pan African Film and Arts Festival (PAFF)¬†is currently taking place¬†at the Cinemark 15 Theatres, located at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza in Los Angeles. PAFF is the largest Black film festival in the United States and the largest Black History Month cultural […]

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Watch Now: Livestream Celebration of Life for Kobe and Gianna Bryant

February 24, 2020

TIDAL is honored to bring the Celebration of Life for Kobe and Gianna Bryant to fans across the globe via livestream. Check it out below.  

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¬†“Queen and Slim’s” director Melina Matsoukas discusses the Soundtrack at the Spotify x Motown movie Premiere in Atlanta¬†

November 24, 2019

Emmy winning writer Lena Waithe and director Melina Matsoukas premiered the much anticipated¬†“Queen and Slim”¬†romantic thriller in Atlanta at the Spotify x Motown Event at the Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta, Georgia. “Queen and Slim”¬†is a fast paced drama starring Daniel Kaluuya (Get Out) and Jodie Turner-Smith, in her first starring feature-film role. This is […]

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Ahmir ‚ÄúQuestlove‚ÄĚ Thompson & Tariq ‚ÄúBlack Thought‚ÄĚ Trotter Present: ‘Hip Hop: The Songs That Shook America’¬†

October 14, 2019

From Executive Producers¬†Ahmir ‚ÄúQuestlove‚ÄĚ Thompson,¬†Tariq ‚ÄúBlack Thought‚ÄĚ Trotter,¬†Shawn Gee,¬†Alex Gibney¬†and directors¬†Erik Parker and¬†One9,¬†HipHop: The Songs That Shook America,¬†premiered¬†last night, October 13 on AMC. Each of the six episodes of the series focuses on a groundbreaking song pivotal to the evolution of American music and culture¬†including¬†¬†Kanye West‚Äôs¬†Jesus Walks, Kendrick Lamar‚Äôs¬†Alright, Run-D.M.C.‚Äôs¬†Rock Box, Queen Latifah‚Äôs¬†Ladies First, and […]

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Oprah Winfrey Interviews Award-Winning Actresses Lupita Nyong’o and Cynthia Erivo For An OWN Primetime Special

October 14, 2019

Oprah Winfrey¬†sits down one-on-one with the award-winning actresses¬†Lupita Nyong’o¬†and¬†Cynthia Erivo, who discuss their fast rise to fame and how their leading roles have shaped them personally and professionally, on an all-new primetime special entitled, “OWN Spotlight: Oprah At Home with Lupita Nyong’o and Cynthia Erivo” airing¬†Saturday, October 26 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah […]

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Watch YBN Cordae’s new video “Broke As F*ck” + Stream¬†The Lost Boy Album Here!

October 14, 2019

Today, YBN Cordae shares a new video from his¬†¬†his critically-acclaimed debut project,¬†The Lost Boy.¬†The playful video for “RNP” featuring Anderson .Paak is directed by APLUS and follows the duo as gangsters around New York City in 1975. The video is the fifth from the project, following two visuals for “Have Mercy” (Path A¬†and¬†Path B), “Bad […]

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CXLOE Shares “Sick” Shares Video Feat. GNASH

October 14, 2019

Set to close a momentous year with international festival performances at This That and Falls Festival,¬†CXLOEtoday shares the official video for¬†‚ÄúSICK‚Ä̬†feat. Gnash. The Sydney bred, LA-Based artist has already defined herself with a broadly appealing yet critically acclaimed and completely idiosyncratic blend of alternative, electronic, and ‚Äėdark pop‚Äô, claiming 22¬†million streams and global media support […]

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Watch Cardi B and T.I. Discuss Rhythm and Flow, Breaking Boundaries, & More On TIDAL’s Rap Radar

October 14, 2019

Following the premiere of their highly anticipated Netflix show,¬†Rhythm and Flow,¬†Bronx Native,¬†Cardi B,¬†and Atlanta‚Äôs own,¬†T.I.,¬†are returning to¬†TIDAL‚Äôs Rap Radar podcast¬†for a sit-down interview with Elliott Wilson and Brian ‚ÄúB.Dot‚ÄĚ Miller to discuss hosting the reality competition, breaking musical boundaries, progressing as artists, new music and more. Fans can tune into the episode here:¬†TIDAL.com/RapRadar Embed codes […]

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Vevo and Emotional Oranges Release Live Performances

October 14, 2019

Vevo announces the release of Emotional Oranges’ DSCVR performances for “Your Best Friend is a Hater” and “Personal.” Vevo DSCVR focuses on the development of emerging artists, through performance content and careful curation. Vevo has a long history of helping emerging artists break through to new and wider audiences. WATCH¬†“PERSONAL” BELOW WATCH “YOUR BEST FRIEND […]

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Ne-Yo Drops First Holiday Album Another Kind Of Christmas – Stream it Here!

October 11, 2019

NE-YO¬†released¬†Another Kind Of Christmas¬†(¬†Motown Records/Compound Entertainment),¬†his first-ever holiday album. The three-time GRAMMY¬†¬ģ¬†winner brings his own unique point-of-view to the season with five newly-penned tracks and reimagined versions of thoughtfully-selected Christmas classics ‚Äď including¬†‚ÄúSomeday At Christmas,‚Ä̬†a plea for peace written by Motown songwriters Ron Miller and Bryan Wells for¬†Stevie Wonder¬†during the Vietnam War, andMarvin Gaye‚Äôs¬†‚ÄúI Want […]

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Lil Kim Releases New Album “9” – Stream it Here!

October 11, 2019

The original Queen Bee¬†Lil’¬†Kim¬†released her highly-anticipated new studio album, “9” today, October 11, 2019. Executive produced by Lil‚Äô Kim, the album features production by¬†Buda & Grandz¬†(Meek Mill),¬†Xtassy¬†(Rick Ross),¬†Mark Henry¬†(Migos) among others as well as features appearances from¬†Rick Ross,¬†City Girls‚Äô Yung¬†Miami,¬†O.T. Genasis,¬†Musiq Soulchild¬†and¬†Rich The Kid. Previous tracks released off the album include the new track¬†“Pray For […]

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YelaWolf¬†drops new single “Opie Taylor” – Listen Here!

October 11, 2019

Alabama rapper YelaWolf¬†released his latest single “Opie Taylor”¬†today, the¬†second song¬†from his upcoming album¬†¬†Ghetto Cowboy¬†being¬†released on Halloween exclusively via his YouTube channel, available everywhere on November 1st.¬† Wolf shares, “In so many instances, I‚Äôve turned my back on opportunities. Whether it was a major label executive or a hit producer or some job I just couldn‚Äôt […]

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Rising¬†British¬†R&B Artist¬†Kara Marni¬†drops¬†‚ÄėNO LOGIC‚Äô EP – Stream Here!¬†

October 11, 2019

Critically acclaimed rising¬†British¬†R&B powerhouse¬†Kara Marni¬†drops her second body of work¬†‚ÄėNO LOGIC‚Äô¬†today via Access Records¬†.¬†The 7 track EP offers a fuse a rich tapestry of contemporary yet timeless R&B, soul and garage infused sounds peppered with her undeniable show-stopping vocals. Listen Below. ‚ÄėNO LOGIC‚Äô¬†is the follow up to her acclaimed 2018 debut project¬†‚ÄėLOVE JUST AIN‚ÄôT ENOUGH‚Äô¬†and […]

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Grammy-Winning Singer Fantasia Releases 7TH Studio Album Today – Stream Here!

October 11, 2019

The wait is over ‚ÄĒ today Grammy-winning, multi-platinum singer, songwriter, and entertainer¬†Fantasia¬†releases her 7th studio album¬†Sketchbook¬†today as the response continues to be overwhelming from fans and the industry!¬†¬†¬†¬† Currently the number one R&B/ Soul album on the¬†Apple¬†itunes charts¬†Sketchbook¬†and key tracks are taking today‚Äôs new music Friday by storm!¬†‚ÄúBad Girl‚Ä̬†a track Fantasia names¬†Ms. Aretha Franklin¬†as an […]

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EVENT RECAP PICS – Event Planner Larry Scott produced Global Lyme Alliance Fifth Annual New York City Gala

October 11, 2019

Global Lyme Alliance (GLA),¬†the leading 501(c)(3) dedicated to conquering Lyme and other tick-borne diseases through research, education, awareness, and patient services today announced that its fifth annual New York City Gala raised over $2.5 million last night at¬†Cipriani 42nd¬†Street in Manhattan. The money raised at the event will support GLA‚Äôs mission to advance scientific research […]

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