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San Diego: Jazz At The Creek Closes Out Summer with Prince of Sophisticated Soul and More!

As we close out summer 2022, there’s nothing left to say except, if you missed out on Jazz at the Creek, a two-day celebration Labor Day week-end in San Diego, oh well, it’s your loss.  In its eleventh year, a surprising announcement was made by long time radio personality Kelly Cole, who’s been the host …

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Brad Pitt, Brian Tyree Henry and Sandra Bullock to Star in BULLET TRAIN

If you’re anything like us here at The Chocolate Voice, you’ve been excitedly awaiting a new sneak peek for Sony’s BULLET TRAIN, which premieres in theatres, August 5th! Well the wait is over! Below is the new trailer New Trailer Now Available for Download HERE!. In Bullet Train, Brad Pitt stars as Ladybug, an unlucky assassin determined to …

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Amazon Music Announce “For Love & Country” Documentary Proclaiming Country Music Has Always Been Black Music

NASHVILLE—March 15, 2022—Today, Amazon Music announced For Love & Country, a new Amazon Music Original feature-length documentary that proclaims country music has always been Black music. The genre not only owes part of its origin story to Black musicians, but through its history, prominent Black voices have pushed the genre forward with little recognition or fanfare. Directed by director …

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UNSUNG PRESENTS: The Decades Featured Artist; The Floaters, Public Enemy, Teddy Riley, Digital Underground, Tweet, Edwin Starr

SILVER SPRING, MD (February 24, 2022) – TV One announced the premiere date of its four-part documentary special UNSUNG PRESENTS: THE DECADES, an examination of the music and social consciousness of the 1970s, 1980s, 1990s and 2000s. Following on the success of TV One’s groundbreaking ‘Music and the Movement’ special, these four ‘Decades’ episodes put a spotlight on songs that were …

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New Music: Tank & The Bangas debut “Black Folk” featuring Alex Isley and Masego

There’s definitely a whole vibe when it comes to “Black Folk,” the latest song by Best New Artist Grammy nominee Tank and The Bangas, featuring Alex Isley and Masego. The song poetically rich in powerful lyrics is an ode to what Blackness looks like as Black folk, move about the world through sacrifice and success.  …

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Chuck D To Debut Audible Original ‘Songs That Shook the Planet’

On February 3, Audible’s popular WORDS + MUSIC franchise will release Audible Original Songs That Shook the Planet written and performed by Hip-hop pioneer Chuck D. The legendary lyricist and co-founder of Public Enemy takes listeners on an extraordinary journey through politically and socially conscious music. Part history lesson and part memoir, Songs That Shook the Planet spans genres and decades to call out the brave artists who …

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DISNEY+ DEBUTS TRAILER FOR “THE BEATLES: GET BACK”

Three-Part Series Made Entirely from Never-Before-Seen, Restored Footage to Premiere on Disney+ November 25, 26, and 27, 2021 Directed by three-time Oscar®-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson (“The Lord of the Rings” trilogy, “They Shall Not Grow Old”), “The Beatles: Get Back” takes audiences back in time to the band’s January 1969 recording sessions, which became a …

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36th Stellar Gospel Music Awards on BET, Sunday, August 1st

The highly anticipated gospel event of the year, the 36th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards, is set to return to television this Sunday, August 1st, at 8 pm ET / PT, only on BET. Hosted by recording artists Jekalyn Carr and Tye Tribbett, this year’s celebration is set to wow audiences worldwide with an eclectic mix of performances by industry legends and chart-topping millennial …

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Essence Festival of Culture: Mary J. Blige, D-Nice, Jazmine Sullivan and more…

Although Covid cases are declining Essence Magazine opted to move forward with its 2021 ESSENCE Festival of Culture Presented by Coca-Cola—the world’s largest cultural, entertainment and empowerment experience. Incorporating virtual  for the second year in light of the pandemic, this year’s event will live up to its theme of “Live Loud” by featuring exciting content …

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