R&B singer-songwriter SiR has achieved a new certification from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). His 2018 single “D’Evils” has been certified gold for selling 500,000 equivalent units. The laidback groove, which has over 98 million streams on Spotify, is lifted from his debut album, November, released on Top Dawg Entertainment. “D’Evils,” produced by D.K.
Rising singer TA Thomas is torn on his new song “Pros and Cons.” Produced by Camper, “Pros and Cons” hears Thomas contemplating whether a relationship is worth salvaging. “Maybe it’s best if we let it go / Baby, I know you heard that before / When it’s all said and done / Who falls in
Jozzy has more to say. The rising singer/songwriter has released a deluxe edition of her debut EP, Songs for Women, Free Game for N****s. The expanded edition features two bonus tracks, plus a new mix of “Commotion” by Siobhan Bell and a sped-up version of “Favorite Shirt.” On “Like Me,” produced by Deputy, Jozzy encourages a
By Larry NeumeisterThe Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City drug dealer was sentenced Aug. 18 to 10 years in prison for providing “The Wire” actor Michael K. Williams with fentanyl-laced heroin, causing his death. Irvin Cartagena, 40, of Aibonito, Puerto Rico, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Ronnie Abrams. Cartagena had
PRESS ROOM: 13-Year-Old Standout Academy Player Da’vian Kimbrough to Join Republic FC First Team on Professional Contract
(Black PR Wire) SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Recently, Republic FC announced Da’vian Kimbrough, a member of the club’s youth development academy, has signed his first professional contract, making him eligible to compete for the club’s first team. In signing his first professional contract, Da’vian is the youngest professional athlete in American team sports history (13 years
PRESS ROOM: First Annual CARIBBEAN MUSIC AWARDS confirmed for AUGUST 31st, 2023 LIVE from the renowned KINGS THEATRE in Brooklyn, New York
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dPDY2gRPR3o ‘A NIGHT OF CELEBRATION’ FOR CARIBBEAN MUSIC HOSTED BY 3x GRAMMY AWARD-WINNER WYCLEF JEAN. MACHEL MONTANO TO RECEIVE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD. (Black PR Wire) New York, NY – The stage is set and it’s time to recognize and celebrate Caribbean Music! With an electrifying lineup of performances, presenters, and nominees, this extraordinary event will
By Michael HillThe Associated Press YouTube, Reddit and a body armor manufacturer were among the businesses that helped enable the gunman who killed 10 Black people in a racist attack at a Buffalo, New York, supermarket, according to a pair of lawsuits announced Aug. 16. The complementary lawsuits filed by Everytown Law in state court
By Andew DaltonAP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ron Cephas Jones, a veteran stage actor who won two Emmy Awards for his role as a long-lost father who finds redemption on the NBC television drama series “This Is Us,” has died at age 66, a representative said Aug. 19. Jones’ manager, Dan Spilo, said
The landslide victory by the candidate of an upstart party signals an uncertain new chapter in Central America’s largest country.
Luisa González and Daniel Noboa were poised to be the top candidates of Sunday’s election in a country where declining security has been the leading issue for most voters.