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Banger Films Announces THIS IS POP, Eight-Part Series Streaming on Netflix Photo Banger Films Announces THIS IS POP, Eight-Part Series Streaming on Netflix
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 19, 2021

The series features exclusive interviews with the artists, producers, songwriters and superstars integral to pivotal untold stories, including Shania Twain, Boyz II Men, ABBA’s Benny Andersson, T-Pain, Brandi Carlile, Public Enemy’s Chuck D and other luminaries. ...
STYX First New Studio Album In Four Years, 'Crash Of The Crown,' Set For Release Photo STYX First New Studio Album In Four Years, 'Crash Of The Crown,' Set For Release
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 06, 2021

The title track to CRASH OF THE CROWN was released today—premiering exclusively during Eddie Trunk’s “Trunk Nation” program on SiriusXM Satellite Radio--and is now available to stream and download with pre-orders on digital platforms....
Mark Mallman Shares New Album 'Happiness' Today Photo Mark Mallman Shares New Album 'Happiness' Today
by Sarah Jae Leiber - April 09, 2021

Mallman says, 'A happy video feels like a hyperpop sugar rush or a birthday cake. The video has folks moving in the street from all over the world to celebrate through music and dancing. This is the funky merger. It's a bop!” ...
Mark Mallman Shares New Video For 'For Love I Will Let Love Go' Photo Mark Mallman Shares New Video For 'For Love I Will Let Love Go'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - March 30, 2021

“This is the final track from the sadness side of the Happiness album when true love finds someone new. Love is an agreement. Honor the agreement, even if it costs tears,' said Mallman. ...
JAY-Z To Accept Gatekeeper of Truth Award At Harry Belafonte's 94th Birthday Celebrat Photo JAY-Z To Accept Gatekeeper of Truth Award At Harry Belafonte's 94th Birthday Celebration
by Sarah Jae Leiber - February 23, 2021

The event will feature just-added performances & appearances from Tiffany Haddish, Usher, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Charlamagne Tha God, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Susan Sarandon & Pete Buttigieg....
Mark Mallman to Release First Album in 5 Years 'Happiness' Photo Mark Mallman to Release First Album in 5 Years 'Happiness'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - February 17, 2021

Happiness is a companion to Mallman’s uplifting memoir, The Happiness Playlist: The True Story of Healing My Heart With Feel-Good Music. The book follows Mallman’s listening to nothing but a playlist of 50 feel-good songs for an entire Minnesota winter....
Common, Danny Glover & More To Celebrate Harry Belafonte's 94th Birthday Photo Common, Danny Glover & More To Celebrate Harry Belafonte's 94th Birthday
by Sarah Jae Leiber - February 16, 2021

Belafonte started the organization in 2005 after witnessing a news report of a 5-year-old Black girl being handcuffed and arrested in her Florida classroom for “being unruly.” The organization’s mission is to build a movement to end child incarceration while working to eliminate the racial inequitie...
Adrian Younge Shares Latest Single 'Revolutionize' Photo Adrian Younge Shares Latest Single 'Revolutionize'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - February 16, 2021

To better explain the intricacies of the album’s message, he will also release the four-part, Amazon Music-exclusive podcast Invisible Blackness and short film T.A.N., which will be available on the Amazon Music mobile app and Prime Video....
THE AMERICAN NEGRO Project Celebrates Black History Month with Album, Podcast & Short Photo THE AMERICAN NEGRO Project Celebrates Black History Month with Album, Podcast & Short Film
by Alexa Criscitiello - February 02, 2021

Today, Adrian Younge has announced his most ambitious and deeply personal project to-date. ...
Las Cafeteras And The Center For Cultural Power Present 'If I Was President' Photo Las Cafeteras And The Center For Cultural Power Present 'If I Was President'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - January 25, 2021

L.A. based Las Cafeteras along with The Center for Cultural Power present the politically charged re-imagined song, 'If I Was President' ft. Sa-Roc, Boog Brown, QVLN, and Mega Ran. ...
Eva Cassidy ACOUSTIC Collection Coming from Blix Street Records Photo Eva Cassidy ACOUSTIC Collection Coming from Blix Street Records
by Sarah Jae Leiber - January 14, 2021

Internationally renowned singer Eva Cassidy, who died from melanoma in 1996 at the age of 33, has been cultivating new fans in the U.S. as her signature rendition of Cyndi Lauper’s classic “Time After Time” serves as the soundtrack for Kay Jewelers’ national advertising campaign that has been runnin...
Welcome a New Era of Inspiration and Unity at the Virtual 2021 Inaugural Gospel Celeb Photo Welcome a New Era of Inspiration and Unity at the Virtual 2021 Inaugural Gospel Celebration
by Sarah Jae Leiber - January 14, 2021

On Wednesday, January 20th at 8pm EST, join Emmy/Golden Globe-nominated Host Anthony Anderson, along with esteemed invited honored guests President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris, for the first-ever virtual 2021 Inaugural Gospel Celebration....
Independent Venue Week Celebrates the Passage Of the Save Our Stages Act Photo Independent Venue Week Celebrates the Passage Of the Save Our Stages Act
by Sarah Jae Leiber - December 22, 2020

Independent Venue Week congratulates the National Independent Venue Association (NIVA) on its monumental effort leading to the passage of the Save Our Stages Act. ...
PUBLIC ENEMY Share New Animated Video ft. Beastie Boys' Ad Rock & Mike D and Run DMC Photo PUBLIC ENEMY Share New Animated Video ft. Beastie Boys' Ad Rock & Mike D and Run DMC
by Sarah Jae Leiber - November 11, 2020

Public Enemy, Beastie Boys’ Mike D and Ad-Rock along with Run-DMC get animated in the new video for “Public Enemy Number Won,” which also features archival concert posters, footage and more....
BOB MARLEY: LEGACY Documentary Series Continues Today Photo BOB MARLEY: LEGACY Documentary Series Continues Today
by Sarah Jae Leiber - November 02, 2020

Today, episode seven of Bob Marley's Legacy documentary series continues with 'Freedom Fighter,'a powerful new short featuring insight and interviews from some of the world's most respected artists, writers, activists, and filmmakers....
Peter Mulvey & SistaStrings Release 'Live at the Cafe Carpe' Photo Peter Mulvey & SistaStrings Release 'Live at the Cafe Carpe'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - October 08, 2020

Peter Mulvey has been a songwriter, raconteur and almost-poet since before he can remember....
VIDEO: Public Enemy Performs 'Grid' on THE LATE SHOW Photo VIDEO: Public Enemy Performs 'Grid' on THE LATE SHOW
by Stage Tube - September 30, 2020

Hip Hop's original champions of change have returned with a new album and a mission to challenge all obstacles to social injustice. Watch as Chuck D and Flavor Flav bring Cypress Hill and George Clinton along for this performance of 'Grid' from their brand new album 'What You Gonna Do When The Grid ...
'Peter Mulvey with SistaStrings: Live at the Cafe Carpe' to Be Released October 9 Photo 'Peter Mulvey with SistaStrings: Live at the Cafe Carpe' to Be Released October 9
by Sarah Jae Leiber - September 10, 2020

Peter Mulvey has been a songwriter, road-dog, raconteur and almost-poet since before he can remember....