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,…

Smithsonian Channel™ and MTV News collaborate to launch “Meaning in Music,” exploring the origins and impacts of hip-hop

The new Smithsonian Channel™ and MTV Newsseries “Meaning in Music” explores the intersection of hip-hop with different genres and cultures, and how it’s made an impact on trends, politics, and societies at large. Host Dometi Pongo will interview a variety of Smithsonian experts, journalists, and musicians, such as Dwandalyn Reece, Curator of Music and Performing…

Megan Thee Stallion & DaBaby Lead With Seven Nomination At BET Awards 2021

Today, BET announces the“BET AWARDS” 2021 nominees with Megan Thee Stallionand DaBaby leading the pack with seven nominationsrespectively. This year’s nominees reflect an abundance of creative expression and Black excellence across music, television, film, and sports. The “BET AWARDS” 2021 will airLIVE, Sunday, June 27 on BET at 8 pm ET/ PT. “We are back…

2021 Black Music Honors Celebrates Legendary Music Icons

Chicago-based television production company Central City Productions will televise the 6th Annual Black Music Honors in national broadcast syndication starting June 5 to July 4, 2021 and onSaturday, June 19 at 1:00 p.m. EST on Bounce TV. This year’s presentation will celebrate Black Music Month and commemorate Juneteenth or Emancipation Day with a special tribute…

TV One Set To Air The Final Interview With The Iconic DMX

Urban One Founder and Chairwoman Cathy Hughes announced TV One will air a special episode of its hit autobiographical series UNCENSORED featuring the late rapper DMX. Hughes made the exclusive announcement on the URBAN ONE HONORS: Virtual Press Conference on Wednesday, April 28. The special is slated to air on Sunday, May 16 at 8…

Loni Love To Host 2021 Black Music Honors To Celebrate Legendary Music Icons

In recognition and celebration of Black Music Month, Chicago-based television production company Central City Productions will present the 2021 Black Music Honors in commemoration of Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated holiday honoring the end of slavery in the United States, which is officially celebrated on June 19th. The evening of celebrations and special moments will…

Uptown Magazine Announces Lineup For Lexus Uptown Honors Hollywood: Music Edition

UPTOWN Ventures Group, the parent company of UPTOWN Magazine, with title sponsor Lexus, today announced the honorees for the prestigious LEXUS UPTOWN HONORS HOLLYWOOD.  The awards show will be celebrating music trailblazers on Wednesday, March 31, 2021. For almost a decade, UPTOWN Honors Hollywood is made possible by the generous support of Lexus as the returning title sponsor. This year the highly…