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
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
Lecrae and Andy Mineo’s “Good Lord” will be featured on the Madden 24 Soundtrack from EA Sports.
Lauren Daigle is playing Nashville’s iconic venue The Bluebird Tuesday, August 8th, and the show will be live-streamed! Tune in at 6pm CST. RSVP now at Lauren Daigle’s YouTube.
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)
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
By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, firstname.lastname@example.org 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
By Sam MednickThe Associated Press NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — Niger’s new military junta has asked for help from the Russian mercenary group Wagner as the deadline nears for it to release the country’s ousted president or face possible military intervention by the West African regional bloc, according to an analyst. The request came during a
Montgomery County officials announce rent cap, bringing relief to hundreds of thousands of residents
By Deborah Bailey, AFRO Contributing Editor, email@example.com 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
US Supreme Court Justice Jackson to speak at church bombing anniversary in Birmingham The Associated Press
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, the first Black woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, will speak in Alabama next month at an event marking the 60th anniversary of a church bombing that killed four girls in 1963. Jackson will give the keynote address at 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham