Tag Archives: New York City

25Aug/20

prayground Commits To Empowering Black Female Creators With African Intelligence Collection

Sprayground – the New-York born rebellious and artistically designed backpack and influential streetwear brand, has launched a very special edition collection – African Intelligence 2.0 (Ai), celebrating the birthplace of humanity and bridging the gap between New York City and Ghana.

For Ai 2.0 – the second collaboration between Sprayground and artist, musician and creator Sandflower the popular urban streetwear brand honors the energy of the lion and what it represents with this collection – inclusivity and empowerment. Lions are loyal and fierce, yet they work together within their communities to survive and thrive. Read more

13May/20

Empire State Building and Billy Joel in Partnership With Robin Hood and iHeartMedia Turn the Bright Lights on Broadway With a New Light Show Set to Miami 2017

On Monday, May 11, at 8:00 pm ET, the Empire State Building (ESB) illuminated the New York City skyline with a light show synced to New York legend Billy Joel’s brand new recording of Miami 2017. Read more

13Feb/18

Black Panther cast talks power of fashion in New York

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (FEBRUARY 12, 2018) (REUTERS) – Marvel Studios transported New York fashionistas on Monday (February 13) to the mythical African nation of Wakanda where its highly-anticipated Superhero movie “Black Panther” takes place. Continue reading

29Jan/18

On Grammys red carpet, white roses are the motif, women’s equality the message

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (JANUARY 28, 2018) (REUTERS) – Even the most outrageous outfits of feathers, sequins or lace included a simple white rose at the Grammy Awards show’s red carpet on Sunday (January 28) as the glitterati of the music world showed support for women’s equality and freedom from sexual harassment. The roses – worn or held by both sexes on the red carpet outside New York’s Madison Square Garden – were a sign of solidarity with the Time’s Up movement, spreading from Hollywood to the music industry. Continue reading

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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02Dec/17

Legal expert says Flynn plea deal will cause “other dominoes” to fall in Russia probe

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (DECEMBER 1, 2017) (REUTERS) – A legal expert told Reuters on Friday (December 1) that former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn’s guilty plea will cause “other dominoes” to fall in the ongoing Russia probe.
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13Nov/17

FIFA bribery trial kicks off in New York court

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (NOVEMBER 13, 2017) (REUTERS) – More than two years after U.S. prosecutors unveiled a sweeping corruption case that rocked FIFA, soccer’s world governing body, three former officials linked to the organization face a trial on racketeering and bribery charges on Monday (November 13) in a New York court. Continue reading

10Nov/17

Naomi Campbell says the new Pirelli calendar comes with a great message

The 45th edition calendar gives Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland a twist with an all black cast. Continue reading