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Iconic music awards joins BBCA’s slate of global pop culture events in February – including Planet Earth II and EE BAFTA Film Awards READ MORE


La La Land leads the race with the most nominations at the 2017 Academy Awards. The 2017 Academy Awards are scheduled to air on Sunday February 26 on ABC and the nominations were announced this Tuesday morning.

Diana Ross Headlines ESSENCE Festival For First Time

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Icon Diana Ross is headlining the 23rd Annual ESSENCE Festival for the first time.

The supreme entertainer and businesswoman, Ross has continued to be a polarizing figure in the entertainment industry for the duration of her nearly 60-year career. From her modest Detroit beginnings as a founding member of the Primettes (who later became The Supremes) at only 15 years old, to her memorable time as Motown’s leading lady and showstopping performances today, Ross’s unrivaled longevity and signature stage spirit has influenced generations of flourishing young women in multiple music genres.




Atlanta, GA (October 16, 2016) – On Saturday, October 15th, The Gentlemen’s Foundation brought the Harlem Renaissance to the city of Atlanta for the 5th Annual Gentlemen’s Ball. The Atlanta Marriott Marquis ballroom was filled with influential LGBTQ community leaders, politicians, allies, entertainers, entrepreneurs, and tastemakers alike as the soulful sounds of the roaring 20s and unlimited cocktails flowed. Community activist Darnell L. Moore and television personality Miss Lawrence (Real Housewives of Atlanta and Empire) served as hosts for the evening. Guests will also enjoy complimentary gifts from allied sponsors, casino tables, live performances from R&B Diva’s Monifah and The Dingalogues, and more.


Dorian J was born in Buffalo, New York, to Rhonda Henderson who was a singer then and now is a pastor and author and Stevie Jordan who is known as 4x Grammy Award Winner Hitman Stevie J. With both parents being musically inclined it is no surprise that Dorian J. known to the world as Stevie J’s son would continue in his parents musical endeavors.



I was blessed to have the opportunity to capture images for the 2016 BET Hip Hop Awards green carpet. Some of the biggest and brightest stars all made their way to the ATL for a dope week of Hip Hop Fun.

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The triumph awards honored Sean “Diddy” CombsSpike LeeJermaine DupriAttorney Benjamin Crump, FedEx executive Gina Adams and Mastercard. Performances and appearances by Nick Cannon, Fantasia, Eric Benet, Joe, BJ the Chicago Kid, Juan and Deborah Joy Winans, V. Bozeman, Jekalyn Carr, NAN Chairman Reverend Dr. W. Franklyn Richardson; Martin Luther King, III, JB Smoove, Dionne Warwick, Marc Lamont Hill, Kandi Burrus, Dondre Whitfield, Angel McCoughtry, Erica Ash and featuring Mothers of the Movement: Sybrina FultonGwen Carr, Leslie McSpadden and Esaw Snipes Garner.



Black-ish” star Tracee Ellis Ross makes history as the first African-American woman to receive an Emmy nomination for “Outstanding Lead Actress in Comedy Series” in 30 years! The actress sat down with “Good Morning America” to discuss her excitement when she found out.

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