TV One’s ‘THE BEAT DON’T STOP’ airing this Sunday

TV One celebrates Black Music Month with the debut of its original documentary, THE BEAT DON’T STOP, airing on Sunday, June 21 at 8 P.M. ET/7C, followed by an encore presentation at 10 P.M. ET/9C. The long-awaited documentary was a year in the making and highlights the history and legacy of Go-go music. It features trailblazers, legends and stars who have championed the […]

L.O.V.E. Is What The World Needs

Carl Brister Makes A Strong Statement About L.O.V.E. in Critical Times! A husband and proud father of two sons, Carl grew concerned about the rise of police brutality and broadening racial divide throughout the country. Using music to bring people together, in 2016 he founded The Love+Unity Fest, a free family outdoor event created to inspire […]


Inspiration is an increasingly precious commodity in this confusing and tense time. The High Note (directed by Nisha Ganatra) is just what you need to revive your motivation to create and consume meaningful art. Warm and uplifting, The High Note will help you center yourself in hope even in a season where it is easy […]

Ready for Second Seasons of “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” and “Tyler Perry’s Sistas”?

BET readies second season pick-ups of original dramas “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” and “Tyler Perry’s Sistas” from Tyler Perry. The two series hold top spots as the #1 and #2 as new scripted cable series, respectively, for general market P18-49 & P2+*. Production of the original drama is slated to start at Tyler Perry Studios on July 8, with premiere […]


25-year old rising Brooklyn rapper HDBeenDope follows up to his 2016 debut Pheace Be the Journey, with his latest album BrokenN Dreams. Made entirely from the confines of his New York bedroom, the album is an introspective and winding articulation of HD making his name in the world and the internal battles he faces. The […]


Brooklyn indie rock group Dirty Projectors, announce their upcoming Flight Tower EP, set for release on June 26th through Domino Records. This is set to be the second installment of a five-part EP series that the band plans to release throughout the remainder of 2020. The series is set to feature a different band member […]


Dave Bayley, front man of psychedelic pop band Glass Animals, has been staying occupied by streaming special quarantine cover performances over the past month. Doing his best to hold over until July, when Glass Animals new album, Dreamland, is set for release. The release will be the bands third studio album following their 2016 release […]

Figgers Foundation Donates 700K Units of PPE to Healthcare Workers

The Figgers Foundation, the charitable arm of African American owned telecommunications firm Figgers Communications, aims to bring awareness and provide solutions to real life issues. Committed to making the world a better place by donating a percentage of the company’s profits to pro-social efforts, philanthropist and CEO Freddie Figgers has spearheaded a campaign to provide critical assistance to thousands […]


London born Ahmed Gallab, a.k.a. Sinkane, releases his latest compilation dubbed with the title Lost Tapes. The album contains rare and unheard demos and previously unreleased music. Sinkane wanted to offer fans some relief during the pandemic. He was quoted on the decision of the release stating: “ “I’ve written a lot of songs that […]