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Steven Van Zandt Marks 30th Anniversary of Mandela Prison Release with 'Sun City' Vinyl Remaster Steven Van Zandt Marks 30th Anniversary of Mandela Prison Release with 'Sun City' Vinyl Remaster
by TV News Desk - February 11, 2020

Little Steven, aka Steven Van Zandt, is commemorating today's 30th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's historic release from a South African prison after 27 years in captivity with the announcement that his 1985 landmark protest album, Sun City, by Artists United Against Apartheid, the extraordinary sup... (more...)
Westside Gunn's Announces New Masterpiece 'Hitler Wears Hermes 7' Westside Gunn's Announces New Masterpiece 'Hitler Wears Hermes 7'
by TV News Desk - October 29, 2019

Griselda's (Westside Gunn, Conway The Machine & Benny The Butcher) ascension, both collectively and individually is palpable. From their inauspicious Buffalo roots, to signing with Jay-Z's Roc Nation and Eminem and Shady Records, the Griselda juggernaut has created a real and sustaining moment. That... (more...)
Taylor McFerrin Releases New Single LOVE AND DISTANCE From New Album Taylor McFerrin Releases New Single LOVE AND DISTANCE From New Album
by BWW News Desk - August 08, 2019

Today, Los Angeles-based producer, composer, pianist, DJ, and vocalist Taylor McFerrin released his new single “Love and Distance.” Okayplayer praised the track, calling it “tender and warbled... [falling] square between Kool & The Gang's astral-plaining 'Summer Madness' and the half-muted heartbrea... (more...)
Internationally Acclaimed Soul Artist Cornell CC Carter To Release New Single I SEE LOVE Internationally Acclaimed Soul Artist Cornell CC Carter To Release New Single I SEE LOVE
by BWW News Desk - August 05, 2019

Cornell “CC” Carter has been gracing stages and entertaining thousands of fans with his signature sound around the world for many years. Recently named New Artist of the Year by SoulTracks and Male Artist of the Year by Soul Cafe Radio, he is known for his phenomenal stage presence, his high-powered... (more...)
ELECTRIC SOUL FESTIVAL Presents Kool & The Gang, Level 42, Heather Small, The Brand New Heavies ELECTRIC SOUL FESTIVAL Presents Kool & The Gang, Level 42, Heather Small, The Brand New Heavies
by TV News Desk - January 29, 2019

Four iconic acts will appear on the smoothest line-up of the year at The O2 on September 7th, in what will be THE key date in the calendar for funk and soul fans, the inaugural Electric Soul Festival.... (more...)
El Dorado Festival Announces Lineup For 4th Edition El Dorado Festival Announces Lineup For 4th Edition
by TV News Desk - January 28, 2019

Today El Dorado festival announce their return for a 4th consecutive year, alongside an eclectic line-up including one of the most influential soul, R&B and funk outfits - Kool & The Gang. Joining the legendary hit-makers will be drum n' bass heavyweight Andy C, and global disco superstar Todd Terje... (more...)
FRIENDSHIP Music Cruise Returns To Miami After Wildly Successful Maiden Voyage FRIENDSHIP Music Cruise Returns To Miami After Wildly Successful Maiden Voyage
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2018

On Saturday, December 15, AMFAMFAMF presents FRIENDSHIP returned from its wildly successful maiden voyage which took place aboard the glamorousCelebrity Equinox and sailed from Miami to two private island beach parties inCocoCay, Bahamas. The four-day/four-night electronic music cruise, curated byGa... (more...)
Hip Hop Hall of Fame Museum & Hotel Signs Term Sheet on Harlem Building Site Hip Hop Hall of Fame Museum & Hotel Signs Term Sheet on Harlem Building Site
by TV News Desk - December 13, 2018

The Official Hip Hop Hall of Fame Museum & Hotel is proud to announce that they have finally signed a term sheet to acquire its Harlem building and development site on 125th St for its long awaited Uptown Manhattan project. The Hip Hop Hall of Fame team is now actively engaged in its capital campaig... (more...)
Deuce & Charger Release 'Natural High / Frozen' on Subsphere Deuce & Charger Release 'Natural High / Frozen' on Subsphere
by BWW News Desk - November 27, 2018

Over a series of tastemaker-supported releases and standout collaborations, North London-based act Deuce & Charger have emerged as a fresh new sound in vocal drum and bass. The duo's combination of emotive melodies and electro inspired production described by Radio 1's Rene LaVice as “very different... (more...)
3OH!3 and Emo Nite LA Announce The WANT House Party Tour With Special Guest lil aaron 3OH!3 and Emo Nite LA Announce The WANT House Party Tour With Special Guest lil aaron
by BWW News Desk - October 04, 2018

3OH!3 and Emo Nite LA have joined together to announce a tour like no other - The WANT House Party Tour!!! Featuring special guest lil aaron, these shows are going to be an actual house party. Fans are going to be able to be a part of each night without the typical constraints of set times and with ... (more...)
Shefik And Toni Knight To Host Live Stream For DJ-Con, Presented By City Council Member André Wallace Shefik And Toni Knight To Host Live Stream For DJ-Con, Presented By City Council Member André Wallace
by BWW News Desk - September 08, 2018

Rapacon (https://www.facebook.com/rapacondjcon) is a first of its kind hip-hop experience. Founded by Curtis Sherrod, the annual event has grown to become a staple in honoring the hip-hop culture, while offering artful performances, mindful panel discussions, and priceless networking opportunities. ... (more...)
The 5th Annual SOURCE360 Conference and Festival Returns to Brooklyn This September The 5th Annual SOURCE360 Conference and Festival Returns to Brooklyn This September
by TV News Desk - August 21, 2018

L. Londell McMillan, Chairman of The Source Magazine and Northstar Charities has announced The 5th Annual SOURCE360 Conference and Festival will take place, once again, in Brooklyn, New York, September 6-9. The 4-day conference and festival is mostly free to the public. Selected ticketed events are ... (more...)
3OH!3 And Emo Nite LA Announce The WANT House Party Tour 3OH!3 And Emo Nite LA Announce The WANT House Party Tour
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2018

3OH!3 and Emo Nite LA have joined together to announce a tour like no other - The WANTHouse Party Tour!!! Featuring special guest lil aaron, these shows are going to be an actual house party. Fans are going to be able to be a part of each night without the typical constraints of set times and with a... (more...)
FRIENDSHIP Music Cruise Announces Line-Up with Rufus Du Sol, Boys Noize, Giorgio Moroder, Dita von Tees & More FRIENDSHIP Music Cruise Announces Line-Up with Rufus Du Sol, Boys Noize, Giorgio Moroder, Dita von Tees & More
by TV News Desk - July 16, 2018

AMFAMFAMF presents FRIENDSHIP-the new music cruise experience that will take place aboard the Celebrity Equinox December 11-15 from Miami to the Bahamas-has announced its maiden voyage line-up.  Curated by Gary Richards aka musical artist DESTRUCTO, the inaugural sailing will be rung in with live pe... (more...)
Dispatch, Jungle Brothers, Rebirth Brass Band, Las Cafeteras, & More to Play City Parks' SummerStage this Week Dispatch, Jungle Brothers, Rebirth Brass Band, Las Cafeteras, & More to Play City Parks' SummerStage this Week
by TV News Desk - July 11, 2018

City Parks Foundation's SummerStage is in full swing, with a diverse lineup of programming taking place all across New York City. For the most up-to-date scheduling and lineup for all SummerStage programming, visit www.SummerStage.org for all festival information.... (more...)
Internationally Acclaimed Soul Artist Cornell 'CC' Carter to Release His Highly Anticipated New Album ONE LOVE Internationally Acclaimed Soul Artist Cornell 'CC' Carter to Release His Highly Anticipated New Album ONE LOVE
by TV News Desk - July 10, 2018

Cornell “CC” Carter has been gracing stages and entertaining thousands of fans with his signature sound around the world for many years. He is known for his phenomenal stage presence, his high-powered audience engagement, and his extraordinary and dynamic vocal skills. CC is now set to unleash his h... (more...)
City Parks Foundation's SummerStage Can't Miss Hip-Hop and R&B Shows in July City Parks Foundation's SummerStage Can't Miss Hip-Hop and R&B Shows in July
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2018

City Parks Foundation's SummerStage Can't Miss Hip-Hop and R&B Shows in July... (more...)
Dr. Octagon Shares New Track/Video and Streams Album Via NPR First Listen Dr. Octagon Shares New Track/Video and Streams Album Via NPR First Listen
by BWW News Desk - March 31, 2018

With Dr. Octagon preparing to release its first album in 22 years next Friday, Kool Keith, Dan the Automator, and DJ Qbert today share the first-ever official Dr Octagon music video in the form of new single “Flying Waterbed”... (more...)
LL Cool J To Launch New SiriusXM Classic Hip-Hop Channel LL Cool J To Launch New SiriusXM Classic Hip-Hop Channel
by TV News Desk - March 27, 2018

SiriusXM announced today that entertainment icon LL COOL J will launch his new SiriusXM classic Hip-Hop channel on March 28 entitled LL COOL J's 'Rock the Bells Radio.'  ... (more...)
2018 ESSENCE Festival Initial Line-Up Announced! 2018 ESSENCE Festival Initial Line-Up Announced!
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2018

ESSENCE wants you to grab your squad and plan your trip as it announces its exhilarating initial talent line-up for the 2018 ESSENCE Festival, taking place July 5-8 in New Orleans. The nightly concert series keeps the spotlight on women, featuring electrifying headline performances from Janet Jackso... (more...)
2017 Winners Revealed for the 20th Annual DJ Awards 2017 Winners Revealed for the 20th Annual DJ Awards
by BWW News Desk - September 27, 2017

Oh, what a night! DJ Awards have officially turned 20, with a night of great vibes and high emotions. For two decades, the non-profit organisation has been supporting DJ culture, and last night the celebrations reached a spectacular high with their anniversary edition at the most talked about new ve... (more...)
Kevin Hart & More Set for Gabrielle's Angel Foundation All-Star Performance Line-Up Kevin Hart & More Set for Gabrielle's Angel Foundation All-Star Performance Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - September 25, 2017

Gabrielle's Angel Foundation for Cancer Research today announced that Angel Ball 2017 will feature an all-star celebrity line-up of performers and presenters including: Kareem Adbul-Jabbar, Gloria Gaynor, Kevin Hart, Kool & The Gang, Star Jones, Caly Bevier among others.... (more...)
Ship-Hop Cruise Partners With Susan G. Komen for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2017

Welcome aboard, Pink Partner! 'Ship-Hop, Starring I Love the 90s Tour” partners with Susan G. Komen® Miami/Ft. Lauderdale just in time to celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness month.... (more...)
Ship-Hop Cruise Adds Downtown Julie Brown To Host Events
by BWW News Desk - August 07, 2017

'Ship-Hop, Starring I Love the 90s Tour” continues to add star studded talent with former MTV VJ and current host of SiriusXM '90s on 9, Downtown Julie Brown.... (more...)
Vanilla Ice, Coolio & More Set to Sail on Ship-Hop Cruise
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2017

'Ship-Hop, Starring I Love the 90s Tour', will set sail January 11-15, 2018, from Miami to Key West & Cozumel, and feature the biggest grouping of all-star throwbacks during the inaugural cruise.... (more...)