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Rolling Out CEO Munson Steed and Dr Tyrone Carter join the Minnesota Black Author’s Expo

The Minnesota Black Authors Expo aim to promote the work of Black authors on October 19, 2019 at 1 De LaSalle Dr., Minneapolis, MN 55401

image1Minneapolis, Minn. — “The Minnesota Black Authors Expo was founded by two authors, De’Vonna Pittman and Jasmine Boudah. Their vision is to support authors, promote literacy, and stimulate the income of authors of color. Theyrecognized “other expos didn’t celebrate or cater to Black literature or its readers,” and felt it necessary to create the much-needed space. Continue reading Rolling Out CEO Munson Steed and Dr Tyrone Carter join the Minnesota Black Author’s Expo

Tyler Perry Studio Reveal Biggest Party of the year in Atlanta

Tyler Perry Names 12 Sound Stages After Denzel Washington, Spike Lee, Cicely Tyson, Halle Berry, Whoopi Goldberg, Diahann Carroll, Will Smith, Oprah Winfrey,  Sydney Poitier, Della Reese, Spike Lee, Harry Belafonte

Screen Shot 2019-10-08 at 7.16.08 PMTyler Perry’s Star studded A list celebrity party all gathered to celebrate his studio reveal was by far THY bigggest party to hit the city of Atlanta this year hands down!

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Oprah Winfrey – Photo Credit Jonell Whitt

Let’s just say Mr Tyler Perry’s friends really know how to show support. His friends also had some of the most amazing things to say about Mr Perry.  Now I’m going to do some serious name dropping; Sydney Portier, Cicely Tyson, Gladys Knight, Patti Labelle, Whoopie Goldberg, Queen Oprah Winfrey, Samuel Jackson, Jill Scott, Maxwell, Denzel Washington, Reuben Cannon, Will Smith, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Boris Kodjoe, Nicole Ari Parker, Continue reading Tyler Perry Studio Reveal Biggest Party of the year in Atlanta

Vh1 Girls Cruise – B Simone made the following confession at the Reunion

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B Simone – Photo Courtesy of Vh1

For the past couple of months we have watched the ladies of Vh1 Girls cruise around the world with the Queen B. Lil’ Kim and her friends Chilli, Mya, Vena E., B. Simone, Tiffany Panhilason and Char Defrancesco set sail for the ultimate Caribbean vacation filled with hilarious antics, emotional breakthroughs and spicy romances. We didn’t know what would be the outcome for any of the ladies. Were they looking for love? Did they form new friendships? Any romance? Continue reading Vh1 Girls Cruise – B Simone made the following confession at the Reunion

Actor Michael Luwoye lands series regular role on NBC’s Bluff City Law

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Actor Michael Luwoye

Actor  Michael Luwoye (The Gifted) lands series regular role on NBC’s Bluff City Law which airs Monday nights at 10pm. The Producer’s Channel got a chance to have lunch with the Michael Luwoye star  catch up with him on his latest role. We thought it would be hard imagining him out of character with Nola from Netflix’s ‘She’s Gotta Have it. However, once we saw him as attorney Anthony Little on ‘Bluff City Law’ with a totally different accent we fell more in love all over again with the new character. Continue reading Actor Michael Luwoye lands series regular role on NBC’s Bluff City Law

RastAfri Presents Afrolicious Expo in Atlanta

RastAfri Presents the Preeminent Natural Hair Celebration

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Berkeley Park (l-r) Blue, Lyric

The best Natural Hair Celebration in America is hands down the Afrolicious Natural Hair© & Beauty Expo which took place in 6 major cities across the United States this year. This is where 3 things take place; Celebrate, Educate and Demonstrate all things natural hair. Besides all the amazing vendors & live entertainment the most thrilling part of the evening is the braiding competition and the Lil Miss Afrolicious Contest. Continue reading RastAfri Presents Afrolicious Expo in Atlanta

Lil Yachty headlines Destination: atlanta concert

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Lil Yachty Photo Credit Journeys/adidas Originals

Thousands of young millenials convened at the Georgia Freight Depot on September 29th to experience “Destination: Atlanta,”a one-day free music festival hosted by Journeys and adidas Originals. The second annual event included live performances from Lil Yachty, Kodie Shane, Marlo, Jamee Cornelia and Mike Floss and featured DJ sets by Heroes x Villains and Ferrari Simmons. Lifestyle influencer Kenny Burns emcee’d the event.

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Guests were not only treated to a free concert, but enjoyed a variety of creative activations such as the t-shirt “Maker’s Lab,” a customize-your-adidas station, the living art wall, lawn games, a “cloud” machine and the festival’s centerpiece: the foam tower!

Continue reading Lil Yachty headlines Destination: atlanta concert

Amazon Orders a Tracy Oliver Comedy!

Amazon has handed out a ten-episode series order to a new comedy created by writer of Girls Trip – Tracy Oliver

Screen Shot 2019-09-26 at 9.05.59 PMCongrats is definitely in order for Tracy Oliver. The producers channel tv is committed to highlighting the success of black female writers, directors, producers and industry women behind the scene and on the scene. We have learned this will be done with the backing of super-producer Amy Poehler. Our good friends over at Deadline has shared that Oliver will write and executive produce an untitled, half hour, single-cam series that follows four black women and former NYU college friends “as they navigate sex, relationships, and chasing their dreams.” Continue reading Amazon Orders a Tracy Oliver Comedy!