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JAZZ IN THE GARDENS CELEBRATES 10TH YEAR WITH WORLD CLASS LINEUP

By Savoy Staff     November 17th, 2014

The City of Miami Gardens is proud to announce the first round of artists for the 10th Annual Jazz in the Gardens (JITG) music festival at Sun Life Stadium. The three-day weekend festival on March 20th to 22nd, 2015 will feature artists Maxwell, Toni Braxton, R. Kelly, Men of Soul’s Jeffrey Osborne, Peabo Bryson and Freddie Jackson, and Brian Culbertson. Comedians and nationally syndicated radio personalities D.L. Hughley and [...]

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Farewell to 106 & Park

By Paris Clark     November 14th, 2014

At 5:00 pm EST, the hip hop nation can look forward to the most live audience on TV, music videos, charismatic hosts, and guests from Halle Berry, to Tyra Banks, and even First Lady Michelle Obama. After December 19th that will be non-existent, because 106 & Park will transition to digital form and not be [...]

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Gugu Mbatha Burst Through The Screen In Beyond The Lights

By Paris Clark     November 14th, 2014

From the writer that bought you Love and Basketball, Beyond The Lights is the new hit film that you must go see. Starring Gugu Mbatha and Nate Parker, their chemistry is riveting and the story is powerful beyond measure. Noni Jean (Gugu) is a famous pop star that has fame, fortune, and power but at [...]

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Nine-Time GRAMMY Winner Mary J. Blige Set to Perform on “A Very GRAMMY Christmas”

By Savoy Staff     November 14th, 2014

Nine-time GRAMMY  winner Mary J. Blige is the latest performer announced for “A Very GRAMMY Christmas,” and two-time GRAMMY winner LL COOL J will host the new one-hour entertainment special, which will include performances of holiday songs and current pop hits, as well as artists sharing their favorite holiday and GRAMMY memories. Previously announced performers include singer/songwriter Ariana Grande, three-time GRAMMY-winning group Maroon [...]

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RLJ Entertainment Announces Launch Of UMC – Urban Movie Channel

By Savoy Staff     November 7th, 2014

RLJ Entertainment, Inc.,  created by Robert L. Johnson, founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET) and The RLJ Companies and Chairman of RLJ Entertainment, today announced the launch of UMC - Urban Movie Channel (“UMC”), RLJE’s proprietary digital channel.  UMC will feature urban-themed movies as an alternative to conventional subscription-based channels by showcasing the best drama, documentaries, comedies, horror, [...]

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Kim Coles (Living Single, In Living Color) Kicks-off Third Season Of Bounce TV’s Stand-up Comedy Series Off The Chain

By Savoy Staff     November 7th, 2014

The third season premiere of Bounce TV’s popular, family-friendly original comedy series Off The Chain will be Wednesday, November 12 at 10:00 p.m. ET, it was announced today.  Featuring some of the most hilarious African American comedians on the stand-up scene, for season three Bounce TV turns over the microphone to one comic per show and expands to an hour-long format.  Actress/comedienne Kim [...]

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Daily Talk Show Just Keke, Hosted by Actress-Singer Keke Palmer

By Savoy Staff     October 17th, 2014

An influential voice of her generation at age 20, Palmer will bow as the youngest talk show host in television history. “Just Keke” will target millennials by covering a variety of topics including social issues, pop culture, fashion, relationships, celebrity interviews and more. The daily talker will feature an innovative set design with a heavy [...]

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Pharrell Williams Drops New Visual for ‘It Girl’

By D. Janell Perry     September 30th, 2014

Pharrell teams up with prolific contemporary Japanese artist, Takashi Murakami for his new video “It Girl.” The visuals are fully equipped with 8-bit video game clips and anime footage, not-to-mention Pharrell flaunting his trademark hat in front of his virtual groupies. The single can be found on his latest album, G  I  R  L. 

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Nicki Minaj Set to Host the 2014 MTV Europe Music Awards

By D. Janell Perry     September 30th, 2014

Nicki Minaj finally revealed to her fans a major announcement she’s been teasing them with for the past few days. Minaj will be hosting this year’s MTV Europe Music Awards. The 20-year anniversary award show is set to take place in Glasgow, Scotland on November 9. This is the first time Minaj will take over [...]

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Aretha Franklin Covers Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep”

By D. Janell Perry     September 30th, 2014

One of the greatest singers of the past century has taken on one of the greatest songs in recent years. Aretha Franklin covered Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep” for her upcoming project, Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics, which debuts October 21 under RCA Records. The 72-year-old singer’s new album will feature other covers [...]

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