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Arthur Mitchell to be Honored with Columbia Doctorate of Humane Letters

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 9, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Columbia University will confer the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters on the legendary dance pioneer and social activist Arthur Mitchell this month, the Arthur Mitchell Project announced today.

Bakdraff Releases New Album that Documents Steel City Struggles

PITTSBURGH, Pa., April 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'The Vault' is the latest release from Bakdraff Entertainment. Seventeen tracks long, it features music that was created by six music producers and 16 artists over the course of several years. A musical tribute of sorts, 'The Vault' is dedicated to everyone who the artists grew up with, and to the people they lost in the process.

Vivica A. Fox to Host 2016 DNC Watch Party Celebrating the Black Vote

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., April 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Actress, producer and businesswoman, Vivica A. Fox, will join chair of the Darby County PA Democratic Party, Richard Womack Jr, to host the DogonVillage 2016 Democratic National Convention (DNC) Watch Party complete with dinner, dancing, DJ, and a live performance. Themed, 'Celebrating the Black Vote,' the soiree will be held Tuesday July 26, 2016 in the ballroom of the Sheet Metal Workers Union hall on Penns Landing in Philadelphia.

Cannabis Activist Ed Forchion Challenges New Jersey on Race, Reefer and Religion Before the U.S. Supreme Court

TRENTON, N.J., April 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In perhaps one of the boldest moves in the recent history of marijuana activism, long time cannabis advocate and Trentonian newspaper columnist, Ed Forchion aka NJWeedman, and his lawyers, New Jersey attorneys Allan Marain, Esq. and John Vincent Saykanic, Esq., are challenging the state of New Jersey before the United States Supreme Court regarding pertinent issues pertaining to reefer, racial discrimination and religion.

New Comedy CD by Josh Adams from Uproar Entertainment

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 9, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of Josh Adams' first comedy CD 'LIVE FROM THE DROP' on March 11, 2016. Recorded in front of a live audience at The Drop Comedy Club in South Bend Indiana, Adams delivers a clever, laid back, in your face look at the world in which we live accented with heavy hitting jokes.

Young, Gifted and Gay Hip Hop Artist Rahccy Releases New Single ‘Miss Jill on 108th’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Covert Entertainment's 23-year-old powerhouse performer, Rahccy is packing pain, pushing power, igniting love and stirring the fever in her every verse with the release of her debut single, 'Miss Jill on 108th.' Young, gifted and unapologetically gay, Rahccy is knocking down musical walls and rebuilding them her way, single-handedly revamping hip hop and restructuring its current status quo.

Legendary Comedienne Marsha Warfield Headlines Funny Lady Hope Flood’s 5th Annual Comics Rock! Convention

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Five years of funny is no small feat when you are a female in a male dominated industry coordinating an annual comedy fest. In fact, it is literally not a joke. But comedienne Hope Flood has handled it with amazing finesse and style as her Comics Rock! Convention returns, April 26 to 30, 2016 at J. Anthony Brown's JSpot Comedy Club, located 5581 W Manchester Boulevard in Westchester, CA.

KING OF THA HILLS artist aktively collabs with Zaytoven and Young Dro to obtain unwavering recognition in the music industry

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, KING OF THA HILLS (K.O.T.H.) made music business history with the release of their new hit single called 'Aktive' which is now available on music outlets and is produced by multi-platinum producer Zaytoven (Xavior Dotson).

‘Trey the Movie’ Produced for $68, Grosses over $150,000

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 4, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Urbanstylz, the independent production company, announced today that its first feature film, 'Trey the Movie,' which was produced for just $68, has grossed more than $150,000 in multiple channels of digital distribution while garnering attention at numerous film festivals. The film tells the story of a man whose life is so overwhelming that he snaps killing everyone in his path. It was Mr. James' directorial debut, with an experimental approach to production marked by trial, error and many accidental creative successes.

Georgia-based author and educational consultant, Mychal Wynn, focuses on expanding college access for lower income and first generation students

ROSWELL, Ga., Nov. 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Georgia-based author and educational consultant, Mychal Wynn, is working to expand college access for lower income and first generation students. Wynn notes, 'As students nationally apply to college over the coming months, students who will be the first in their family to attend college and those from low-income families, will be particularly at risk of making the wrong college choice.'

Uproar Entertainment Announces New Comedy CD by D’Militant

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Uproar Entertainment is pleased to announce the release of Darryl Littleton's newest comedy CD, 'Too Raw for Mainstream.' For Darryl Littleton pka D'Militant, no subject is out of bounds, no topic too sensitive, no commentary too raw. With his crackling wit, Littleton holds nothing back, unflinchingly delivering slicing and incisive social and political commentary.

Hit Web Series ‘Foster’s Animal World TV’ Takes a Bite Out of Cyber Bullying

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As the first African American dog photographer, director Foster Corder has always had a special affinity and vision for animals. Over the years, his photographic and film contributions have laid the groundwork for some of the most prominent canine experts in the field. With his two hit web series 'Foster's Animal World TV' and 'Conversations with a Pit Bull' he has solidified himself as a preeminent voice for thousands of dogs, particularly those abused and in the shelters.

Comedian SHANG Host Big Daddy Kane SUPERFLY Release Party

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 11, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Author Gloria Goldwater opens our eyes to the Golden Age of hip-hop music, as it grew from a localized sub-culture to a worldwide lifestyle in 'SuperFly - My Untold Story of Hip-Hop' (ISBN: 978-0991356003). Her writing revisits her wide-eyed enthusiasm as she launched her improbable magazine publishing career, dedicating herself to a genre that was still unfamiliar to mainstream America and a wide array of artists who were just beginning what would become legendary careers.

The Universal Domino League and Actor Omar Gooding Present ‘Dominos After Dark’ at Dave and Buster’s Hollywood Beginning Aug. 31

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Starting Monday, August 31, 2015, at Dave and Buster's Hollywood, the Universal Domino League (UDL) will feature its one-of-a-kind professional domino league to add to the excitement of Dave and Buster's magnificent brand. With over 200 games under their roof, the eatery and mega arcade will add one more game when the Universal Domino League brings their 'Dominos After Dark' event to the party.

North Carolina Music and Movie Mogul Launching Streaming Subscription Service

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pop culture king Damon 'Dame' Dash has amassed a treasure-trove of media since his career ignited in Harlem. Now the actor, entrepreneur, CEO and executive producer wants to make all of his own content accessible to fans with the launch of an on-demand streaming website similar to Netflix, accessible through DameDashStudios.com.

The 28th Long Beach Jazz Festival: Rooted in Jazz and Reaching Beyond

LONG BEACH, Calif., July 31, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- WHAT'S NEW AT #LBJAZZFEST? For over 27 years, Rainbow Lagoon Park has been transformed into a musical arena of sounds performed by jazz greats that have traveled all over the world. In addition, the vendor's cuisine and upscale merchandise in the pavilion has always been guests' favorite area to parlay. Produced by Rainbow Promotions, LLC, each year guests are in awe of the level of performances and the Long Beach Jazz Festival 2015 is no exception!

Uproar Entertainment Releases First Comedy CD by Tobe Hixx

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Comedy saved Tobe Hixx's life! A skinny kid who was often teased and ridiculed by his peers, Hixx ultimately turned to a life of crime that included gangs and selling crack. After stints in both state and federal prison, Hixx chose to return to his first love, comedy. Uproar Entertainment announces a new comedy CD from Hixx, 'Laugh or Die.'

Uproar Entertainment Announces New Comedy CD by Travis Simmons – The Truth Hurts

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., July 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Uproar Entertainment is pleased to announce the release of Travis Simmons' newest comedy CD, 'The Truth Hurts.' Simmons' brilliant observations, amazing impressions, and astute political commentary are as compelling and authentic as they are hilarious. 'The Truth Hurts' was recorded at The Comedy Underground in Seattle, Wash. and is Simmons' first recording for Uproar Entertainment.

Uproar Entertainment Announces New Comedy CD by Travis Simmons

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., July 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Uproar Entertainment is pleased to announce the release of Travis Simmons' newest comedy CD, 'The Truth Hurts.' Simmons' brilliant observations, amazing impressions, and astute political commentary are as compelling and authentic as they are hilarious. 'The Truth Hurts' was recorded at The Comedy Underground in Seattle, Wash. and is Simmons' first recording for Uproar Entertainment.

Jazz Legend and ‘Soul Makossa’ Artist Manu Dibango to Publish English Memoir with Oracle Group International

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Oracle Group International debuts its Publishing Division with the acquisition of the memoir of Cameroonian born international jazz legend Manu Dibango to be released on December 1, 2015. To support the publication of this endeavor, Manu Dibango will embark on a U.S. Tour scheduled to coincide with the release of this book.

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