Josh Baldwin To Make Grand Ole Opry Debut

On Thursday, August 17th, Gold certified singer-songwriter and member of Bethel Music Josh Baldwin will make his much-anticipated debut at the legendary Grand Ole Opry. Baldwin is best known for his Gold certified single “Stand In Your Love” which was featured on Bethel Music’s 2019 album VICTORY. He most recently appears on Come Up Here


Jonathan Smith Signs New Long-Term Deal With Sony Music Publishing

Multi-award-winning songwriter and producer Jonathan Smith extends his partnership with Essential Music Publishing and signs a new long-term deal with Sony Music Publishing Nashville . Essential Music Publishing will continue to serve as Smith’s exclusive publisher within Worship and Contemporary Christian Music and Sony Music Publishing will focus on Smith’s songwriting projects across the country


KB Appears on Good Morning America GMA3

Multi-award winning hip hop artist, critically acclaimed author and podcast host KB appeared on Good Morning America’s GMA3 ‘Faith Friday’ segment this morning, sharing about his debut book, Dangerous Jesus: Why the Only Thing More Risky than Getting Jesus Right Is Getting Jesus Wrong. (Photo Credit:ABC/Paula Lobo)


Baltimore residents, community leaders and law enforcement join together for National Night Out

By Edoghogho Joy Ugiagbe, AFRO Intern On August 1 Baltimore City Mayor Brandon M. Scott, along with city and state leaders, led a city-wide tour of National Night Out events, a nationwide initiative aimed at strengthening community relations with law enforcement. Throughout the day Scott Administration officials  and law enforcement partners actively attended multiple events


D.C. legislators announce plans to invest

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, Mayor Muriel Bowser and Keith Anderson, interim deputy mayor for planning and economic development (DMPED), announced legislation that would permit a 99-year lease for the D.C. Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium (RFK) on July 27. The proposal includes a new ‘DMPED Sports Team’ to lead the district’s sports


Montgomery County officials announce rent cap, bringing relief to hundreds of thousands of residents

By Deborah Bailey, AFRO Contributing Editor, Montgomery County now joins D.C. and Prince George’s County in passing legislation to cap rapidly rising rental prices across the region. In late July, the Montgomery (MoCo) County Council, passed a permanent 6 percent rent cap during a grueling eight hour session. Thirty five percent of the county’s