Tag Archives: Entertainers

23Jul/21

Jupiter Rising Film Announces Yasiin Bey Cast as Jazz Great Thelonious Monk in New Theatrical Biopic As Well As Impressive Slate of Projects in Development

Alberto Marzan and Peter Lord Moreland, co-founders of Jupiter Rising Film, announced today that yasiin bey, previously known by his stage name Mos Def, has signed on to play the lead role, Thelonious in the new theatrical Biopic, Thelonious. The film will center around his struggles for musical success, mental illness and the spiritual love triangle between his wife Nellie, and one of the world’s richest women Nica Rothschild. Production is slated to begin Summer 2022. Continue reading

22Jun/21

“Project Yellow Light” Scholarship Contest Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary with New Class of Student Winners to Raise Awareness of Dangers of Texting and Driving

The Ad Council and Project Yellow Light announced the winners of the tenth annual Project Yellow Light scholarship competition, which involves students creating a TV, radio or billboard PSA to educate their peers about the dangers of distracted driving, specifically the dangers of messaging while driving. The winning PSAs will be showcased on June 28 on a digital billboard in New York City’s Times Square, in space donated by Clear Channel Outdoor. Continue reading

23Apr/21

Frank Zappa’s Final American Show To Be Released For First Time Ever As “Zappa ’88: The Last U.S. Show”

Nobody knew, not even Frank Zappa, as he led his 11-strong band through a celebratory version of “America The Beautiful” to close out his show at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, NY on March 25, 1988, that it would be the last time he’d ever play in the United States. Continue reading

20Jan/21

Music Industry Icons & Best Friends DJ Khaled And Fat Joe Launch OnlyFans Profile

LONDON, Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Music industry icons and longtime friends, DJ Khaled and Fat Joe are launching a joint OnlyFans profile. Fans of the music titans can expect their account to be filled with motivational and inspirational talk as the two will speak from a positive place guiding fans to “the light” while sharing uplifting insights and behind-the-scenes of their personal lives. Continue reading

15Feb/20

Designer Brands Announces Business Partnership With Global Superstar Jennifer Lopez To Develop Footwear And Handbag Collection

Designer Brands Inc. (NYSE:DBI), one of North America’s largest footwear and accessories retailers, today announced a business partnership with music and entertainment powerhouse Jennifer Lopez. The legendary artist, style icon, and entrepreneur will partner with Designer Brands to develop and produce the JLO JENNIFER LOPEZ collection, a line of footwear and handbags. The collection will be sold exclusively at DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse stores in the United States and Canada, and online at DSW.com. The footwear line is poised to debut in Spring 2020 with handbags to follow. Read More

28Jan/18

2018 Grammys: Will hip-hop finally even the score?

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (JANUARY 25, 2018) (REUTERS) – After several near misses and heaps of outrage, this could finally be hip-hop and R&B’s year at the Grammy Awards on Sunday (January 28) where rappers Jay-Z and Kendrick Lamar dominate nominations for the top prizes on the biggest night in music. Continue reading

28Jan/18

Jay-Z is honored with The Recording Academy’s President Merit Award

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (JANUARY 27, 2018) (REUTERS) – Rapper Jay-Z received The Recording Academy’s President Merit Award at Clive Davis’ annual pre-Grammy party on Saturday (January 27) in New York. Continue reading

27Jan/18

Janet Jackson presents Missy Elliot with the 2018 Essence Black Women in Music honor

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (JANUARY 25, 2018) (REUTERS) – Essence magazine honored Missy Elliot at its 9th annual Black Women In Music on Thursday (January 25).
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17Nov/17

Trump tweets about Al ‘Frankenstien’: ‘where do his hands go?’

INTERNET (NOVEMBER 16, 2017) (SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITE) – TWITTER VIA DONALD TRUMP – U.S. President Donald Trump weighed in on the sexual harassment allegations against Senator Al Franken on Thursday (November 16), calling the Democrat “Frankenstein” on Twitter. Continue reading

30Oct/17

‘House of Cards’ to end amid Spacey allegation

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (REUTERS) – Netflix Inc’s groundbreaking political drama “House of Cards” will end after its upcoming sixth season, the company said on Monday (October 30), one day after a sexual misconduct allegation emerged against star Kevin Spacey. Continue reading