Multi-Platinum Recording Artist and Entrepreneur Jeezy Partners With French Brand Naud Spirits to Expand Brand Presence in the U.S.

Grammy-nominated artist, entrepreneur, philanthropist and media multi-hyphenate Jay “Jeezy” Jenkins officially announced a new partnership with leading liquor brand, Naud Spirits, best known for its award winning Cognacs and a growing line of other premium spirits, including vodka and gin. Naud is looking to build on its five generations of craftsmanship through Jeezy’s experience and…

Nelly Named The “I Am Hip Hop” Award Recipient For The 2021 “BET Hip Hop Awards”

BET announces DOUBLE DIAMOND SELLING SUPERSTAR rapper and entrepreneur Nelly as the “BET Hip Hop Awards” recipient of the 2021 “I Am Hip Hop” Award. From chart-topping hits that include “Hot in Herre,” “Dilemma” (feat. Kelly Rowland), “Country Grammar,” “Ride Wit Me,” and “Cruise” (with Florida Georgia Line), to his popular fashion line Apple Bottoms,…

MMCA and STARZ to partner for Inaugural Diversity Excellence Awards at NABJ

The Multicultural Media & Correspondents Association (MMCA) is pleased to partner with STARZ to host the inaugural Media Diversity Excellence Awards Reception on Thursday, August 19 from 6:00 -7:00 pm EST (3:00 -4:00 pm PST) during NABJ’s signature annual convention. In keeping with MMCA’s other signature events including their Multicultural Media and Correspondents Dinner (MMCDTM) and…

MTV Entertainment Studios announces latest project with Angela Bassett and Courtney B. Vance’s Bassett Vance Productions

MTV Entertainment Studios and Smithsonian Channel™ today announced the latest project with Bassett Vance Productions: a new docu-series entitled One Thousand Years of Slavery. Each episode in this remarkable four-part series spotlights powerful stories of notable individuals courageously sharing their deeply personal Black experiences. It’s the 1,000-year story of how slavery stained the past, shaped…

Former Beyoncé Dancer, Filmmaker, Tajana B. Williams, Highlights Black Dance, Creativity, & Resilience in “Back Beat” Short Film

A former professional dancer who performed at Coachella with Beyoncé & danced on the legendary Formation World Tour, among several other notable career highlights including award shows, music videos, renowned recital halls, and more, Tajana Bunton-Williams has always believed in dance’s power to soothe the soul and heal communities. A mutli-faceted creative, Tajana married her myriad experiences…

“BET Awards” 2021 Announces Star-Studded Performance Line-Up

BET announced today that Andra Day, City Girls, DaBaby, DJ Khaled,H.E.R., Jazmine Sullivan, Kirk Franklin, Lil Baby, Lil Durk, Migos, Moneybagg Yo!, Rapsody, Roddy Ricch, Tyler The Creator and many morewill join the star-studded lineup of performers at this year’s “BET AWARDS,” LIVE from the Microsoft Theater. Additionally, up and coming artists Tone Stith and Bree Runway will be gracing the BET Amplified Stage, BET…

Taraji P. Henson Named As Host For 2021 “BET Awards” & Queen Latifah Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award

Today, BET announces that Academy Award®-nominated and Golden Globe®-winning actor, filmmaker and philanthropist Taraji P. Henson will host the 2021 “BET AWARDS” and GRAMMY® award-winning musician, critically acclaimed Golden Globe®-winning and Academy Award®-nominated actor Queen Latifah will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement BET Award. The “BET AWARDS” airs LIVE on BET on Sunday, June 27 at 8:00 PM, ET/PT. “For more than 20 years, the BET Awards…