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Bio:
Ms. Lauryn Hill established a reputation in the music world as the lone female member of The Fugees. She launched her solo career with the release of her critically-acclaimed album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, which won multiple awards, including a record breaking five Grammy Awards, and found ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Ms. Lauryn Hill established a reputation in the music world as the lone female member of The Fugees. She launched her solo career with the release of her critically-acclaimed album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, which won multiple awards, including a record breaking five Grammy Awards, and found ... (read complete bio)
Urban Legends Honors Black Music Month With Weekly Streaming Events Photo Urban Legends Honors Black Music Month With Weekly Streaming Events
by TV News Desk - Jun 17, 2020

Urban Legends today announced a month-long celebration of Black Music Month that includes live DJ sets, new mini-documentaries about James Brown, new episodes of the docu-series Through the Lens, and new releases of re-mixes of classic songs.

Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles Release New Song 'Rise' Photo Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles Release New Song 'Rise'
by TV News Desk - Jun 5, 2020

Internationally renowned artist, producer and keyboard master Cory Henry and his band the Funk Apostles release their powerful and unifying song “Rise” today with proceeds from song going to support civil rights group, Color of Change.

Jessica McJunkins and Olivia Mead Receive $40,000 Alumni Artpreneur Award from UNCSA Photo Jessica McJunkins and Olivia Mead Receive $40,000 Alumni Artpreneur Award from UNCSA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2020

Two alumnae of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA), violinist Jessica McJunkins, BM Music '09, and Olivia Mead, HS Dance '00, are the recipients of the third annual Alumni Artpreneur of the Year Awards.

Craft Recordings, Record Store Day Announce New Dates For Roundup of Vinyl Exclusives Photo Craft Recordings, Record Store Day Announce New Dates For Roundup of Vinyl Exclusives
by TV News Desk - Jun 4, 2020

Craft Recordings and Record Store Day announce the new dates for their roundup of vinyl exclusives.

CAPA Launches ApART Together Free Facebook Concert Series Photo CAPA Launches ApART Together Free Facebook Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2020

In response to the impact COVID-19 has taken on local performing artists, CAPA has launched the ApART Together Concert Series.

BWW Exclusive: The 101 GREATEST ALBUMS of the Rock and Rap Era (1950-2020) Photo BWW Exclusive: The 101 GREATEST ALBUMS of the Rock and Rap Era (1950-2020)
by Peter Nason - Apr 16, 2020

The Beatles! Rihanna! Michael Jackson! Johnny Cash! Kanye West! The Rolling Stones! Aretha Franklin! Bob Dylan! Miles Davis! Nirvana! BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the greatest albums from the rock and rap era (1950-2020); see if your favorites made the grade!

Marc Shaiman, Kerry Butler, Jennifer Lewis and Martin Short Talk HAIRSPRAY and More o Photo Marc Shaiman, Kerry Butler, Jennifer Lewis and Martin Short Talk HAIRSPRAY and More on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2020

The Actors Fund has teamed with SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky and his husband, producer James Wesley, to produce a daily mini-online show, entitled Stars in The House, featuring stars of stage and screen singing and performing live (from home!) on social media to promote support for The Fund's services for those most vulnerable to the effects of the virus.

Apollo Theater's Amateur Night to Hold Auditions Online Photo Apollo Theater's Amateur Night to Hold Auditions Online
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2020

For the first time in its 86-year history, the Apollo Theater's Amateur Night auditions will be conducted exclusively through online submissions, as the nonprofit fills the coveted slots for the summer and fall 2020-21 season.

BRIC House Sessions Presents Maimouna Youssef, April 2 Photo BRIC House Sessions Presents Maimouna Youssef, April 2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2020

BRIC, the pioneering Brooklyn arts and media institution, continues the 2020 season of BRIC House Sessions on April 2 with GRAMMY Award-nominated singer, songwriter, MC, and activist Maimouna Youssef (AKA Mumu Fresh). The evening starts at 8pm at BRIC House a?" one of the best spaces for live music in Brooklyn a?" with a performance by MC and poet KAMAUU. 

Nnena Debuts 'Work It Out' and Music Video Photo Nnena Debuts 'Work It Out' and Music Video
by TV News Desk - Feb 26, 2020

Rising rapper Nnena debuts a new song, “Work It Out,” today alongside a music video. The track was produced by Dave Hamelin (070 Shake, Leikeli47, etc.) and is out today on Loud Robot.

Line-Up Announced for 2020 KCRW's World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl Photo Line-Up Announced for 2020 KCRW's World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl
by TV News Desk - Feb 18, 2020

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association announced the line-up for the 2020 KCRW's World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl. The successful collaboration between KCRW and the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, now in its 21st year, launches Sunday, June 28, at 7PM.

Lio O'liva Debuts Visual Album PROSTHETIC SOUL Photo Lio O'liva Debuts Visual Album PROSTHETIC SOUL
by TV News Desk - Feb 18, 2020

Out of the gate underground artist Lio O'liva has hit the music scene hard with the release of his freshman album Prosthetic Soul, available now via Youtube, Soundcloud, iTunes and Google Play. With the release of his visual R&B/hip hop album, the 24-year-old Bronx artist tells a tale of disability, immigration, love and overcoming adversity. Born with a severe disability in Honduras, O'liva moved to the United States when he was a small child. Here, he underwent surgery and received prosthetic legs and his family eventually settled in the Bronx, where O'liva grew up and developed a strong love of American soul music. He counts Stevie Wonder, Usher, Musiq Soulchild, Lauryn Hill and D'Angelo among his influences.

Founder Beverly Bond and the Kennedy Center Celebrate International Women's Day with  Photo Founder Beverly Bond and the Kennedy Center Celebrate International Women's Day with 2nd Annual BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2020

The Kennedy Center, BONDVISION Media, and BLACK GIRLS ROCK! collaborate to co-produce the second annual BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Festival (BGR!FEST), an immersive multi-day live experience curated to celebrate the cultural contributions of Black women artists, thought leaders, and creatives. The festival, spanning four days, will take place during International Women's Day weekend, March 5-8 across the Kennedy Center campus.

The Second Annual BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Festival Will Take Place International Women's Da Photo The Second Annual BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Festival Will Take Place International Women's Day Weekend
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2020

The Kennedy Center, BONDVISION Media, and BLACK GIRLS ROCK! collaborate to co-produce the second annual BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Festival (BGR!FEST), an immersive multi-day live experience curated to celebrate the cultural contributions of Black women artists, thought leaders, and creatives. The festival, spanning four days, will take place during International Women's Day weekend, March 5-8 across the Kennedy Center campus.

Patoranking Headlines First U.S. Tour Photo Patoranking Headlines First U.S. Tour
by TV News Desk - Feb 12, 2020

Nigerian artist Patoranking announces his first headlining North American tour in support of his sophomore album Wilmer, which was released last May and debuted at #5 on the U.S Billboard Reggae Album charts. With over 160 million YouTube views and a 6 million+ loyal fan following on Instagram, the Lagos-born vocalist has quickly risen to prominence as one of the bolder new voices of this generation with his unique blend of afrobeats, dancehall and reggae music. Last week, he performed his hit song “Feelings” off the new album for COLORS.

United Palace Will Welcome Kelli O'Hara, Ms. Lauryn Hill and More for 90th Anniversar Photo United Palace Will Welcome Kelli O'Hara, Ms. Lauryn Hill and More for 90th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020

The United Palace - one of five famed 'Loews Wonder Theatres' - is approaching their 90 year mark and there's no better time to officially introduce New Yorkers to the newly renovated and reimagined theater in the culturally rich neighborhood of Washington Heights, New York.

AMATEUR NIGHT AT THE APOLLO Will Kick Off its 86th Season Photo AMATEUR NIGHT AT THE APOLLO Will Kick Off its 86th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020

Amateur Night at the Apollo, sponsored by Coca-Cola, returns on February 19th at 7:30 p.m. marking the 86th year of the signature program, and will introduce the new 'Set It Off Man' Greginald Spencer. This season, contestants will compete for the chance to win this year's Amateur Night champion title.

Buckcherry & Wifisfuneral Release New 'Crazy Bitch' Remix Video Photo Buckcherry & Wifisfuneral Release New 'Crazy Bitch' Remix Video
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2020

Today, Buckcherry and XXL Magazine 'Freshman Class' alumni wifisfuneral (ALAMO) release their official new video for their remix of 'Crazy Bitch.'

World Music Institute Has Announced Spring/Summer 2019-2020 Season Photo World Music Institute Has Announced Spring/Summer 2019-2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020

World Music Institute (WMI) continues to celebrate its 34th year in NYC with a fresh roster of global artists for the Spring/Summer 2019-2020 Season.

The Apollo Theater to Screen SHAFT with Live Score Photo The Apollo Theater to Screen SHAFT with Live Score
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2020

The Apollo Theater announced today that it will screen the iconic MGM film Shaft (1971), as part of the Apollo Film series, on Saturday February 29th at 8:00 p.m. The screening will be accompanied by a live performance of Isaac Hayes' Academy Award® nominated score by Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber, a sprawling band of musicians led by founder and cultural critic Greg Tate.

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