On Friday, December 6th, AFRIKIN, a platform that elevates global art and culture, will be hosting the ‘Art Of Conversation’ at the New World Symphony (New World Center, 500 17th Street) in Miami Beach, Florida. This event brings together speakers that reverberate the voices of previous leaders who faced historical turning points in their struggle for equal rights, love, justice, respect and unity.
Among the invited guests are: Jah9, artist, activist, certified yoga instructor and dub poet from Jamaica; David Banner, American rapper, record producer, actor, activist, and philanthropist; Dr. Julius Garvey, son of Pan-African activist Marcus Garvey from Jamaica; and many more.
On Friday, November 8th, popular Jamaican comedian, Christopher “Johnny” Daley, who came to prominence years ago as a young star in the TV series Lime Tree Lane, will be performing at Kola Restaurant & Ultra Lounge (32523 Northwestern Hwy) in Farmington Hills, Michigan.
In addition to the comedy show, there will also be musical performances by King Arubis and DJ Kaoz. This event is scheduled to start at 8:00 PM and there is $25 USD entrance fee.
On October 18th, Jadakiss (1/3 of the legendary hip-hop group The Lox) released a short film titled ME. The visuals show actors Peter Greene and Hassan Johnson as well as Jadakiss involved in a robbery and then an internal act of betrayal.
The film, which is directed by Kid Art, was done to promote Jadakiss‘ latest single with the same name. Click here or on the image above to watch the film and here to listen and download the single ME.
Jamaica’s most respected comedian, Oliver Samuels, along with his co-stars: Volier Johnson, Dennis Titus, Lakeisha Ellison and Sharee Elise, will present their stage play, “Crazy but True,” on October 5th and 6th in Georgia. The event will be held at the Shiloh High School, located at 4210 Shiloh Road in Snellville, GA.
Tickets, which are going for $45 USD, can be purchased via the host, Mikey Sparkle Production’s website.
On Saturday, August 24th, gospel radio presenter and promoter, Brother Gary, will be hosting a gospel comedy show, dubbed ‘A Night Of Laughs & Praise.’ It will be held at the LaRoose Catering Hall, which is located at 4848 White Plains Road in the Bronx, from 5 PM until…
Though several entertainers have been confirmed for the event, patrons seems to be anticipating the appearance of the comedy duo Ity & Fancy Cat the most. They are the stars of the popular TV show, with the same name, and Ity Ellis has been a part of the body of Christ since 2016.
The Next 400 Gala and We Buy Black Convention will be held on August 23rd, 24th and 25th at the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta, Georgia.
This year’s honorees are: Mo’Nique, Yusuf Salaam, Dr. Lakeysha Hallmon and Mahmoud Abdul-Raouf. The keynote speaker will be Basheer Jones, with Derrick Boazman carrying out hosting duties. There is a $100 entrance fee. Click here for tickets.
Mary J. Blige has signed a first-look TV deal with Lionsgate to develop and produce television series via her newly launched Blue Butterfly Productions Company. Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. is a global content platform that brings films, television series, movies etc. to audiences all over the world.
Blige, who currently stars on Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy and VH1’s Scream, is no stranger to acting and the movie culture. That being said, now, in addition to everything else she’s involved with, MJB will be wearing a new hat as TV producer.