Monthly Archives: October 2016

Media Power Respect Curates The All Women “Media Gems” Panel

Tiamari Whitted aka Miss Twhitted, much like myself started her journey in entertainment as an intern at Def Jam Records. A brilliant experience as she’s explained to me several times in the past. I’ve enjoyed picking her brain and comparing our experiences multiple times in conversation. But most importantly, I admire her most for her…

From Powerhouse To “Trap Or Die 3,” Young Jeezy Steps Back Into The Spotlight

Young Jeezy surprised fans with an unexpected performance at Powerhouse. The rap star was not scheduled to perform but came out as one of the many surprise guests of the night. During his performance, Jeezy brought rising rap star Young M.A. on the stage; their energy and stage presence illuminated the stadium making the performance one of the…

Respect The Artist: D. Banks Releases ‘Eclectic’ Mixtape

Here is an artist that rifts across the norm but challenges it with a different sound. Check out new music from rising star Donte Banks aka D.Banks. The singer/songwriter hailing from Brooklyn & Long Island, NY who honed his craft singing in church has finally released his anticipated mixtape “Eclectic.” The 15 track compilation which…

Mommy & Me Entertainment Host Private Screening For ‘Raising Heaven’

This past Sunday, a private screening was held for the premiere of Raising Heaven on GO90. Raising Heaven is a reality show that centers around Tianne King and her six-year-old daughter, Heaven. You may know Tianne and Heaven from their appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in 2013 after a video of them dancing went viral. The private…

Artistic Visions Expressed To The Max At “Nothing But Art” Exhibit At Milk River

A special edition of the ‘Nothing But Art’ showcase took place for the month of October in honor of breast cancer awareness. For those of you who are not familiar with the event; the NBA(Nothing But Art) showcase is a monthly art exhibit that takes place at Milk River in Brooklyn, where artists come out and…

Respect the Artist: Islima Songbird Performs at Harman NYC

  Islima Songbird is a talented and very charismatic singer/songwriter based out of Brooklyn, New York with a sound that will leave you soul searching. This is one singer that has great potential to bring identity back into the world of R&B. Learning more about her, I found out that she had started singing back when…

Respect The Artist: IV L Drops New Banger “Rack Em Up” [Interview]

Ooouuu! Brooklyn got another banger! Last week, IV L dropped a new track called “Rack Em Up” and  I guarantee you its a solid hit! We first introduced you to IV L back in early April with his first single “Trust”. The multi talented artist has since been doing amazing work with his clothing brand…

Respect The Author: Mobb Deep’s Prodigy Releases Cookbook

This past week Mobb Deep rapper Prodigy released his cookbook entitled “Commissary Kitchen: My Infamous Prison Cookbook.” His inspiration behind writing the book came from his time spent at Mid- State Correctional Facility, where he did a  3 1/2 years bid in jail after pleading guilty to weapon charges. In the book Prodigy reflects on his time in prison…

The Line-up for ComplexCon 2016 is here!

Recently, Complex announced additional details on its “first ever cultural world’s fair,” ComplexCon, which will take place in Long Beach, CA on Saturday, November 5th & Sunday, November 6th. Multi-platinum artist and entertainment icon Snoop Dogg has been confirmed to headline night two, along with 2Chainz and Migos.   ComplexCon is a celebration of everything…

2016 Revolt Music Conference Deemed Successful as Rap Icon Nas Receives Jimmy lovine Award

Florida was the place to be this past week as many industry hopefuls and industry professionals flooded Miami Beach for the 2016 Revolt Music Conference hosted by the creator himself,  Mr. Sean “P. Diddy” Combs. The event was filled with lots of informative discussion panels that were led by stars like Keke Palmer, Karen Civil, Robert Gibbs,…

Respect The Artist: Lee Charm Releases Second Single “Petty”

Just in time to close out the year, everybody’s favorite word has finally been turned into a song! Lee Charm is taking full ownership to a familiar concept that will bring everyone to admittance of being “Petty”. The next leading track off his highly anticipated EP titled “Leedom”, Producer Zacari Nicasio pairs with Lee Charm’s…

Bruno Mars Performs Hit Single ’24K Magic’ On SNL

It’s showtime Showtime Guess who’s back again? Oh, they don’t know? (Go on tell ‘em)        “24K Magic” – Bruno Mars Bruno Mars couldn’t have said it better himself! He’s officially back! And if his new single and recent Saturday Night Live performance doesn’t prove it, then I don’t know what does. Mars’ new single…

Tupac: UNCATEGORIZED | Continuing To Honor Tupac 20yrs After His Death

Long Live the Concrete Rose… September marked the 20th anniversary of rapper, poet & actor Tupac Amaru Shakur’s death. In recognition of his life and legacy, photographer Chi Modu paid his respect by releasing a 200 page photo book containing over 100 never before seen images of Tupac from 1994, when the two first met…