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Former Football Player Turned Urban Inspirational Artist Trinity Dawson Releases “Not That Easy”

We had a one-on-one with New Urban Inspirational recording artist Trinity Dawson. He’s currently promoting his Top-40 radio single “Not That Easy” from his forthcoming fall 2015 album release WITH ALL I AM. As the No. 1 most added song at Gospel radio, “Not That Easy” is a collaboration with Grammy-nominated songwriter Aaron Sledge, which […]

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Kirk Franklin Returns with Brand New Single! “Wanna Be Happy?”

It’s been four years since GRAMMY® winning recording artist, songwriter and super producer, Kirk Franklin, released his own music and now he’s back with a new single and question, “Wanna Be Happy?” The heartfelt new offering was released today on all digital music providers and made its radio debut on the nationally syndicated Steve Harvey […]

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Design Essentials Celebrated 25 Years in the Beauty Industry with Ledisi and Celebrity Guests

Design Essentials® drew the who’s who of beauty and entertainment over the course of their 25th Anniversary Celebrations at the mid-winter Bronner Bros. hair show held on August 15-17. From elite stylists to TV and music luminaries, trendsetters from all over the globe came to the Design Essentials® Beauty Pavilion and Gala to congratulate the […]

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Mike Epps, Tichina Arnold, Teyonah Parris & More at Starz’ “Survivor’s Remorse” Premiere

Last night, STARZ® and XFINITY® hosted a red carpet premiere for the second season of the hit show “Survivor’s Remorse” at Regal Cinemas Atlantic Station in Atlanta. Cast in attendance included Tichina Arnold, Mike Epps, RonReaco Lee, Erica Ash, Teyonah Parris and Allen Maldonado along with show creator Mike O’Malley and executive producers Victor Levin, […]

The McBride Family with Essence.com Hair and Beauty Editor L to R: Design Essentials® founder and CEO Cornell McBride Sr., Design Essentials® Director of Interactive Media Shalonda McBride Armstrong, Essence.com Hair and Beauty Editor, Deena Campbell, Design Essentials® President Cornell McBride Jr., and Design Essentials® Director of Operations Andre McBride. BEAUTY

Jubilee Mag Attends ESSENCE Mag Hosted Media Brunch For Design Essentials Pioneer – Shares 10 Tips for Brand Longevity

Kicking off a full weekend of activities to celebrate their 25th Anniversary, Design Essentials® hosted A Beautiful Legacy: Celebrating 25 Years of Design Essentials®, an exclusive event for members of the media. Hosted byEssence.com Hair and Beauty Editor Deena Campbell, the brunch took place as a conversation with Design Essentials® founder and CEO Cornell McBride […]


 
 

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Former Football Player Turned Urban Inspirational Artist Trinity Dawson Releases “Not That Easy”

Posted  August 28, 2015  by  Kim Ford

We had a one-on-one with New Urban Inspirational recording artist Trinity Dawson. He’s currently promoting his Top-40 radio single “Not That Easy” from his forthcoming fall 2015 album release WITH ALL I AM. As the No. 1 most added song at Gospel radio, “Not That Easy” is a collaboration with Grammy-nominated songwriter Aaron Sledge, which […]

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Kirk Franklin Returns with Brand New Single! “Wanna Be Happy?”

Posted  August 28, 2015  by  Kim Ford

It’s been four years since GRAMMY® winning recording artist, songwriter and super producer, Kirk Franklin, released his own music and now he’s back with a new single and question, “Wanna Be Happy?” The heartfelt new offering was released today on all digital music providers and made its radio debut on the nationally syndicated Steve Harvey […]

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Design Essentials Celebrated 25 Years in the Beauty Industry with Ledisi and Celebrity Guests

Posted  August 21, 2015  by  Kim Ford

Design Essentials® drew the who’s who of beauty and entertainment over the course of their 25th Anniversary Celebrations at the mid-winter Bronner Bros. hair show held on August 15-17. From elite stylists to TV and music luminaries, trendsetters from all over the globe came to the Design Essentials® Beauty Pavilion and Gala to congratulate the […]

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Jacob Latimore, Teyonah Parris, Mike Epps, Erica Ash, RonReaco Lee, Tichina Arnold and Allen Maldonado attend the "Survivor's Remorse" season 2 premiere at Regal Cinemas Atlantic Station in Atlanta.
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Mike Epps, Tichina Arnold, Teyonah Parris & More at Starz’ “Survivor’s Remorse” Premiere

Posted  August 21, 2015  by  Kim Ford

Last night, STARZ® and XFINITY® hosted a red carpet premiere for the second season of the hit show “Survivor’s Remorse” at Regal Cinemas Atlantic Station in Atlanta. Cast in attendance included Tichina Arnold, Mike Epps, RonReaco Lee, Erica Ash, Teyonah Parris and Allen Maldonado along with show creator Mike O’Malley and executive producers Victor Levin, […]

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The McBride Family with Essence.com Hair and Beauty Editor L to R: Design Essentials® founder and CEO Cornell McBride Sr., Design Essentials® Director of Interactive Media Shalonda McBride Armstrong, Essence.com Hair and Beauty Editor, Deena Campbell, Design Essentials® President Cornell McBride Jr., and Design Essentials® Director of Operations Andre McBride.
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Jubilee Mag Attends ESSENCE Mag Hosted Media Brunch For Design Essentials Pioneer – Shares 10 Tips for Brand Longevity

Posted  August 20, 2015  by  Kim Ford

Kicking off a full weekend of activities to celebrate their 25th Anniversary, Design Essentials® hosted A Beautiful Legacy: Celebrating 25 Years of Design Essentials®, an exclusive event for members of the media. Hosted byEssence.com Hair and Beauty Editor Deena Campbell, the brunch took place as a conversation with Design Essentials® founder and CEO Cornell McBride […]

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International Faith & Film Festival Brings Hollywood Stars and Industry Insiders to Dallas

Posted  August 14, 2015  by  Kim Ford

The International Faith and Family Festival will return for the second time during MegaFest’s five-day run at the Omni Dallas Hotel from August 20-22. The film festival will feature a slate of Hollywood stars and influencers, and highlight the impact films can have through positive messages and telling relevant stories pulled from headlines. All MegaFest […]

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ESSENCE Announces Its College Ambassador Search!

Posted  August 12, 2015  by  Kim Ford

ESSENCE is coming to a campus near you with the launch of its first College Ambassador Search! We’re on the hunt for three game changers from various campuses—who continuously make bold moves and live authentically—to be an extension of the ESSENCE brand (and yes, guys can apply to!) The winning College Ambassadors will assist in […]

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Shanda Cadet Hosts ‘Big Hat Brunch’ Celebrating Working Moms Who Wear Many Hats!

Posted  August 12, 2015  by  Kim Ford

Atlanta Mompreneur Shanda Cadet of the Business, Babies and Beauty brand, recently hosted her inaugural Big Hat Brunch to celebrate working mothers who wear many hats. Hosted at the Twelve Hotel Atlantic Station, female professionals of all facets enjoyed photographed arrivals, gourmet cuisine, gift bags, giveaways and dialogue with special guest panelists: Mimi Johnson (Celebrity […]

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Erica Campbell, Jonathan McReynolds Up For 2015 Dove Awards. Lecrae Leads With 7 Nods!

Posted  August 12, 2015  by  Kim Ford

The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced today, from on the campus of Lipscomb University, the nominees in 41 categories for the 46th Annual GMA Dove Awards. The theme of this year’s award show is “Better Together” which focuses on the strength in unity. The conference was also streamed live on CMM MAGAZINE and YES Lord […]

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Fantastic Four In Theaters Now! Ludacris, Big Boi, Michael B. Jordan, And Cast At ATL Screening

Posted  August 12, 2015  by  Kim Ford

Atlanta’s celebrities and influencers came out to support Michael B. Jordan, Kate Mara, and Jamie Bell at the advanced screening of the film, Fantastic Four hosted by Big Boi (Outkast/Big Kidz Foundation) and HeadKrack (Rickey Smiley Morning Show & Dish Nation) at the CineBistro last evening. Special Guests included: Ludacris (Actor & Recording Artist, “Fast […]

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Bounce TV’s ‘Mann and Wife’ and ‘Family Time’ Screen At Neighborhood Awards

Posted  August 11, 2015  by  Kim Ford

During the Neighborhood Awards, Bounce TV held a special screening for their two shows Family Time and Mann and Wife. A packed house of over a thousand attendees watched an episode and cast members were on hand for a Q & A. Family Time stars Angell Conwell and Omar Gooding. This season also features Paula […]

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Erica Campbell, Michelle Williams, Tamar Braxon & More at Steve Harvey’s Neighborhood Awards

Posted  August 10, 2015  by  Kim Ford

Steve Harvey’s Neighborhood Awards was a weekend not to miss. The Ford Neighborhood Awards hosted by Steve Harvey and four-day signature experience filled with star entertainment, the college expo, film and TV screenings, and more, returned to Atlanta, GA for a second year, August 6-9, 2015. The weekend featured over 15 events and activities with […]

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[PRE-BUZZ] ‘Preachers of Atlanta’ Is Coming!

Posted  August 7, 2015  by  Kim Ford

Yes, it’s true. Oxygen’s hit franchise has made it to ATL! Recently I attended a community block party that will air on the upcoming season this fall. There were performances from the cast and inspirational messages shared. I’ll keep their names top secret until it’s time to officially reveal them, but just know this cast […]

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Our Press Dinner With Sanaa Lathan and Michael Ealy For ‘The Perfect Guy’

Posted  August 7, 2015  by  Kim Ford

On, Thursday, August 6th, Screen Gems hosted a special media dinner for their new suspense thriller film, THE PERFECT GUY, in Atlanta at local hot spot, Time Restaurant & Lounge, in Midtown, with the film’s stars, SANAA LATHAN and MICHAEL EALY. The 45 minute intimate dinner was hosted by HGTV personality, Egypt Sherrod, who introduced […]

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Our Set Visit To TVOne’s ‘Born Again Virgin’ and Premiere Party Exclusive

Posted  August 5, 2015  by  Kim Ford

Last week we were invited by TVOne on set of their new scripted show, Born Again Virgin. Picture Living Single 2.0, and you have Born Again Virgin. The show stars Danielle Nicolet, Eva Marcille, Meagan Holder and R&B artist Tank. The series follows Jenna (Nicolet), a writer who decides to become celibate after a stream […]

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