Koffee Joins Third World & Air Supply On Fundraising Concert In Ocho Rios (@originalkoffee)

Koffee-1200x630As part of their ongoing fundraising efforts to provide life-saving resources to the people of Jamaica, the Issa Trust Foundation is hosting their biannual “For the Children” concert on Saturday, June 1, 2019, at Couples Sans Souci in Ocho Rios.

They will be welcoming back their goodwill ambassadors, Air Supply, along with Third World, as well as this year’s special guest Koffee. 100% of funds raised from the event will enable the Issa Trust Foundation to continue its work improving healthcare facilities throughout Jamaica. This year they will be focusing on the Annotto Bay and the Savanna La Mar Hospitals’ pediatric and neonatal wards.

Get additional information here.

Jill Scott To Headline The 2019 R&B Summer Block Party Festival Series (@missjillscott)

jill-01Tickets are on sale now for the fifth annual Summer Block Party Festival, the preeminent destination for soul and R&B devotees since 2015.

Not only does the festival return to Philadelphia, Houston, and Chicago, but Live Nation Urban also schedules its very first Dallas engagement. This expansion remains a testament to the growing popularity of Summer Block Party Festival. In 2019, the stage will once more play host to genre legends as well as today’s hottest breaking talent, upholding a five-year tradition and commitment to excellence in soul and R&B.

For the 2019 series, GRAMMY® Award-winning modern icon Jill Scott headlines all four dates. Meanwhile, GRAMMY® Award-nominated soul songstress and hometown hero Jazmine Sullivan joins the bill as direct support on the Philadelphia concert at Mann Center for Performing Arts on June 29. Soul icon Faith Evans and Tweet round out the lineup for the Dallas engagement July 5 at Toyota Music Factory. A day later, Boyz II Men and rising star Lucky Daye grace the stage in Houston at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. For the fifth year, the festival resumes at its original Chicago site on Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island on July 13 with Anthony HamiltonMA$E, and Carl Thomas.

Summer Block Party sets the pace for R&B and soul-centric festival. Since its launch in 2015, it has sold out every year and steadily grown with lineups consisting of genre luminaries and the next generation’s hottest young R&B stars. Previous lineups boasted everyone from Erykah Badu and Jazmine Sullivan to Miguel, Babyface, Ludacris, Ledisi and SWV, to name a few.

SUMMER BLOCK PARTY FESTIVAL DATES:
6/29 Philadelphia, PA The Mann Music Center (Jill Scott, Jazmine Sullivan, MA$E,
Musiq Soulchild, DJ D Nice)
Get your tickets HERE.

7/5 Dallas, TX The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory (Jill Scott, Faith Evans,Tweet)
Get your tickets HERE.

7/6 Houston, TX Cynthia Woods Pavilion (Jill Scott, Boyz II Men, Faith Evans, Lucky Daye)
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7/13 Chicago, IL Huntington Bank Pavilion @ Northerly Island (Jill Scott, Anthony Hamilton,
MA$E, Carl Thomas)
Get your tickets HERE.

Estelle Will Perform At 172 In Las Vegas On April 18 (@EstelleDarlings)

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On Thursday, April 18th, R&B artist Estelle will be performing at the popular 172 nightclub (3700 W Flamingo Rd) in Las Vegas, Nevada. She is busy promoting her most recent album, Lover’s Rock, which was released via VP Records on September 7th last year.

Tickets, which start at $28 USD to $43 USD, can be purchased HERE.

Janet Jackson, Ms. Lauryn Hill & Others Confirmed For The 2019 Glastonbury Festival (@JanetJackson @MsLaurynHill)

Lauryn Hill and Janet JacksonThe Glastonbury Festival, which will take place from June 26th through to the 30th at Worthy Farm (Worthy Lane, BA4 4 Pilton) in Somerset, United Kingdom, has announced their lineup for 2019.

Among those confirmed are R&B heavyweights Janet Jackson and Ms. Lauryn Hill. Other notable urban acts that will also be on the event are Janelle Monae and the legendary hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan.

For all information, such as directions, accommodation, tickets etc. visit the festival’s official website.

Janet Jackson Announces Las Vegas Residency Beginning May 17, 2019 (@JanetJackson)

JanetGlobal icon Janet Jackson is taking over the Las Vegas strip this spring/summer! Her new headlining residency Metamorphosis begins on Friday, May 17, 2019 at Park Theater at the new Park MGM resort.

Metamorphosis peels back the layers of the immensely private life of Janet, sharing her transformation from a young girl with issues of self-esteem to global icon.

The centerpiece of her all new thought-provoking show, will be Janet captivating you through your senses with electrifying visuals, explosive dance numbers, chart-topping hits and fan favorite deep cuts. The show also features a special 30-year anniversary celebration of her ground-breaking album Rhythm Nation.

You will follow her path to self-love, empowerment, motherhood and activism, amidst the challenges faced along her personal journey finding your own light through her Metamorphosis.

Tickets went on sale on Saturday, March 2nd at 10 a.m. PT! Tickets can be purchased at all Ticketmaster outlets or online at ticketmaster.com. Check out all the 15 dates below:

May 2019: 17, 18, 21, 22, 25, 26
July 2019: 24, 26, 27, 31
August 2019: 2, 3, 7, 9, 10

Alicia Keys Releases New Song & Video (@aliciakeys)

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On Wednesday, February 11th, R&B / soul singer Alicia Keys shared a new single entitled “Raise a Man” via her social sites. Released on the RCA Records label – a division of Sony Music Entertainment – “Raise a Man” can be streamed and downloaded via iTunes.

The official video was uploaded to her YouTube channel on Thursday, February 21st, and has so far gotten over half a million views.

Click here or on the image above to watch the video for “Raise a Man” and remember to like, comment and share.

Nas & Erykah Badu To Perform In Atlanta On March 15th (@fatbellybella @Nas)

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On Friday, March 15th, R&B star Erykah Badu will join hip-hop artist Nas at the State Farm Arena (1 State Farm Drive) in Atlanta, Georgia. Tickets for this event start at $59 USD and goes all the way up to $250 USD depending on location in the arena.

Click here to purchase tickets.