Entertainment

Mayweather Boxing + Fitness Goes Global

Mayweather Boxing + Fitness, the best-in-class group boxing and fitness concept developed by undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather, is proud to announce the opening of its first international locations in St. Petersburg and Moscow. These are the first of at least 50 new studio locations planned throughout Russia in the next five years

JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT: King Pleasure© Exhibit set for April 9

The family of Jean-Michel Basquiat recently announced that internationally acclaimed architect David Adjaye OBE is the exhibition’s designer. He is the founder of Adjaye Associates, which operates globally, and designed The National Museum of African American History & Culture in Washington, DC. The exhibition’s identity has been created by Abbott Miller of visionary design firm Pentagram. He has previously collaborated with cultural clients including the Guggenheim Museum, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Metropolitan Museum.

30th Anniversary Bounce Trumpet Awards to air Jan. 17 Show

Bounce, the nation’s popular entertainment television network serving African Americans, will present the 30th Anniversary Bounce Trumpet Awards -- a night of inspiration, history and crowd-rousing performances celebrating African American achievements and contributions -- on Martin Luther King Day, Jan. 17, at 8 p.m. ET.

Author Dr. Cindy Trimm Releases New Book

Internationally acclaimed, bestselling author Dr. Cindy Trimm is set to release a new book, “Unstoppable: Compete With Your Best Self and Win!” Fresh off of her “End Your Year Strong” conference, Dr. Trimm shares tips on shifting your mindset from one of competition with those around you to focusing on the competition with yourself as the key to success.

Warner Bros. Hosts ‘The Matrix Resurrections’ DJ Battle

On Saturday, Warner Bros. sponsored a “Red Pill vs Blue Pill”, Matrix-themed, DJ Battle at Orlando’s Culture Fest in anticipation of the upcoming release of The Matrix Resurrections with thousands in attendance . The battle featured DJ Dr Doom (93.3 Th e Beat) and DJ D Strong of (104.5 The Beat) along with rappers Ayche (Tampa, FL) and Kevy Dat Deal (Tallahassee, FL). The audience danced and sang to the music with a lighthearted happiness filling the air.Team Red Pill, DJ Dr. Doom and Kevy Dat Deal, were crowned as winners of the battle by the end of the night.

Jekalyn Carr Returns To Host The Annual Stellar Tribute To The Holidays

Just in time for the holidays, Stellar TV announces the airing of its holiday special, “Stellar Tribute to the Holidays,” proudly presented by Verizon. Returning host Jekalyn Carr celebrates the magic of the season with heartwarming holiday memories and jovial performances. Among them, Kierra Sheard Kelly soulfully belts out ‘O Come O Come Emannuel,’ Mali Music brings a fresh take to “Little Drummer Boy,” Charles Jenkins introduces his original holidays songs ‘Christmas Music’ and ‘Christmas Hop,’ and Natalie Grant is going to bring some ‘Joy to the World’ with her performance.

Own Sets Premiere Date For New Drama ‘The Kings Of Napa’

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced the first look at juicy new drama, “The Kings of Napa” from acclaimed writer and executive producer Janine Sherman Barrois (“Claws,” “Self-Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker”) and Warner Bros. Television, to premiere on OWN Tuesday, Jan. 11, at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

‘Love & Hip-Hop’ Star Karlie Redd Signs Multi-Million Dollar Album Deal

Reality TV ‘Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta’ star Karlie Redd has signed a global multi-million dollar album deal with famed “cryptocurrency label” Legacy Records. To celebrate the partnership, Legacy Records hosted an exclusive red-carpet dinner event Thursday, Nov. 11, at Spice House Restaurant in Atlanta.

Tamron Hall Teams with Court TV For New True-Crime Series

Daytime EMMY Award-winning TV Host, Journalist and Author Tamron Hall will host a new, weekly true-crime series on Court TV, the popular multi-platform network devoted to live, gavel-to-gavel coverage, in-depth legal reporting, and expert analysis of the nation’s most important and compelling trials.

“The Next ‘50s & ‘60s Pop, Soul And Doo-Wop Star” Seeks Talent

Starting today, aspiring Acapella and vocal group harmony singers are invited to audition for The Next ‘50s & ‘60s Pop, Soul and Doo-Wop Star worldwide talent search. The effort will culminate with a national PBS special in 2022 commemorating the classic 1950s and 1960s pop, soul and doo-wop eras in American musical history.

Alicia Keys To Perform Special for SiriusXM and Pandora

SiriusXM announced today that 15-time GRAMMY ® Award winning artist Alicia Keys will return to her hometown, New York City, to perform at the world-famous Apollo Theater in Harlem for a special, intimate, and exclusive invitation-only concert for SiriusXM subscribers and Pandora listeners on Thursday, Nov. 11. The special performance in Keys’ hometown is a part of SiriusXM and Pandora’s Small Stage Series.

Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds Honored at Keep Memory Alive’s 25th Annual Power of Love® Gala

Keep Memory Alive’s 25th annual Power of Love® gala at Resorts World Las Vegas on Oct. 16 brought top talent Anthony Anderson, Tori Kelly, Kenny Loggins, Demi Lovato, Bruno Mars, Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr., AJ McLean, Wanya Morris and Shawn Stockman from Boyz II Men, Jordin Sparks and Charlie Wilson together to honor legendary musicians Smokey Robinson and Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds and raise crucial funds and awareness for Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health.

Sheryl Underwood Announced as Grand Marshal of Hollywood Christmas Parade

SHERYL UNDERWOOD, Comedian, Actress and Host on the Daytime Emmy award-winning CBS hit television show, THE TALK, has been announced as the Grand Marshal of The 89th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade Supporting Marine Toys for Tots. The parade will be presented live in the streets of Hollywood, CA on Sunday, November 28, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. PST by Associated Television International and The City of Los Angeles.

J. Cole to Perform for SiriusXM and Pandora’s Small Stage Series

SiriusXM and Pandora announced that J. Cole will perform in Los Angeles for SiriusXM and Pandora’s Small Stage Series on Saturday, Oct. 23. The intimate set for SiriusXM subscribers and Pandora listeners will feature J. Cole performing songs from his latest album The Off-Season as well as fan favorites.

Black Girls Dance Premieres ‘Mary’

Black Girls Dance®, which empowers young women of color to pursue professional dance, presents the world premiere of “Mary,” a holiday “dansical” choreographed, written, and directed by Founder Erin Barnett. The performance takes place at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 19, at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th Street, Chicago.