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African-American Dating App, Tagged, to Rollout Live Video

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By PRNewswire The Meet Group, a leading provider of interactive livestreaming solutions, has created two new features designed to help users connect while maintaining proper dating distance on its popular mobile application, Tagged — the country’s largest dating app primarily...

Soul Singer Randy Hall, New Solo Single

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SOUL SINGER RANDY HALL IS ON A HOT STREAK WITH NEW SOLO SINGLE "A NEW WAY OF LOVE" FOLLOWING VAULT HIT WITH LATE JAZZ LEGEND MILES DAVIS Las Vegas, NV (BlackNews.com) -- After years spent in lucrative retreat from the...

Universal Music Group Announces The Launch Of Def Jam AFRICA

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New label group dedicated to supporting the best in African hip-hop talent and culture across the continent Label launch roster includes some of Africa’s most influential artists and MC’s including: Cassper Nyovest, Nasty C, Larry Gaaga, Boity, Nadia Nakai, Tellaman,...

The Ailey Spirit Gala First-Ever Global Broadcast

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THE AILEY SPIRIT GALA FIRST-EVER GLOBAL BROADCAST THURSDAY, JUNE 11 AT 7:30PM ET Still, We Dance Virtual Benefit Made Possible by WarnerMedia Presents Eternity Premiere with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Rising Stars of Ailey II, The Ailey School and AileyCamp Gala...

BROMO Arts District Awards Artist Relief Funds to 24 Recipients

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BALTIMORE – The Bromo Arts and Entertainment District has awarded emergency relief grants to twenty-four artists who live or work in its Downtown Baltimore district. Each artist selected will receive a $500 grant that can be used to recoup financial...

Popcorn With Zenger: No One To Root For In ‘All Day and A Night’

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Little Richard Laid to Rest at Alabama Alma Mater

By The Associated Press HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Little Richard was remembered not just as a rock 'n' roll pioneer but a man of generosity and faith at a memorial service at his alma mater where he was laid to...

FILM REVIEW: The Lovebirds

By Dwight Brown, NNPA Newswire Film Critic It probably looked really good on paper. Bickering couple gets caught up in a murder and goes on the lam. It’s just enough of a framework for two comic geniuses to flaunt their...

Perry’s Studio Moves Toward Reopening While Industry Waits

By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr., AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyler Perry is planning to make his Atlanta-based mega studio one of the first domestic filming grounds to reopen during the coronavirus pandemic. But while Perry is looking to...

Zenger Tests Your News Knowledge: Disney’s Next Big Thing

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In Prison, Producer Finds New Voice for Inmates, and Himself

By MESFIN FEKADU, AP Music Writer NEW YORK (AP) — David Jassy was a successful music producer who had worked with Britney Spears and others when he was sent to prison for killing a man during an altercation.  While serving his...

Little Richard Statue to be Erected Outside Childhood Home

MACON, Ga. (AP) — A statue of the late rock 'n' roll legend Little Richard is expected to be installed outside his childhood home in Macon, Georgia. The Little Richard House Resource Center Facebook page announced the tribute Wednesday during...

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