Black Entertainment Television Archives

Kourtni Meyers

Jagged Edge has been making headline news performing and singing their hearts out lately. They have been up and down the highways sounding better than ever. But when they are not on the road they’ve been in the studio developing their new female rap artist Kourtni Myers. Word on the curb they’ve been producing some rap music bangers with and for the female rap artist who definitely is not new to the game. Moving to Atlanta from Ft Myers, Florida on a mission to kill the female rap game with her vicious lyrics. Check out the exclusive interview Myers did at a recent press conference in Atlanta READ MORE

Jeremiah Clarke Photo Credit Scott Singer

Jeremiah Clarke grew up Neptune Township, New Jersey, and took a stab at playing professional football before being injured; he went on to become the youngest policeman to make sergeant on the force in the history of his hometown before his career ended again because of an injury. He has had an interesting life leading up to his decision to pursue acting as a full-time career. With football and law enforcement out of the picture, he finally began to pursue his childhood dream of acting. READ MORE

Congrats to the 1st African American independent filmmaker Alyze Elyse who is presently over 30 million streams on Amazon Prime since we interviewed her. Originally Alyze Elyse dreamed about making it big in the music industry and her fate was not meant to fall that direction. READ MORE

D’Angelo Russell burst on the scene all the way back in his High School days at Montverde Academy in Montverde, Florida in his sophomore season in 2014 where he helped Montverde win back-to-back High School National Tournament  championships. Later that year D’Angelo played in the McDonald’s All-American game and the Jordan Brand Classic as a commit to Ohio State as Rivals.com rated him as a five-star recruit.

After only playing at Ohio State for 1 year D’Angelo declared for the NBA draft and became the 2015 Round 1 #2 Draft Pick to the Los Angeles Lakers and played 1 year and was traded to the Brooklyn Nets.

While the whole world was watching to see what D’Angelo Russell was going to do as he takes on his new home as a Brooklyn Nets player family ties don’t fall far from his tree dreams of becoming a professional basketball player and playing in the NBA.

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Sip & Read 9/22 5-7pm

Please join Attorney/Author Tiffany Simmons for her special Sip & Read from the 1st series of Trap Novels “The Plug’s Lawyer,” and you will be in for a treat! Joining her will be Model/Author Karras Jordan reading excepts from his two books “Mind of a Maniac” and “My Beautiful Ugly Life” Reloaded.

From 5-7pm at Tees & Quotes located 244 Peters Street you can sip on courtesy cocktails from Courvoisier and listen to these two beautiful minds and hear how they actually got their books published. If you have ever wanted to publish a book and didn’t know how to go about getting started I’m sure these two can give you some helpful tips.

Tiffany Simmons is an accomplished attorney who just completed her 4th novel “The Plug’s Lawyer.” She has won every case that’s gone to trial. Simmons is from Michigan and she is a real stand up type of girl/young lady. Come out to meet her and see for yourself.

Karras Jordan has been seen in music videos, and is a three time Cover Model for Zane’s Chronicles books. He is also an aspiring artist and actor. Find out the motivation behind his book titles as well. We hope to see you tomorrow for a couple of hours. Kick of the weekend the right way by Sipping and Reading with us at Tees and Quotes.

Houston Artist “Marquo” has been looking at the situation surrounding his current city of residence and what an appropriate time to release a single about something that’s on the minds of everyone dealing with Hurricane Harvey and the losses that affected them. PAIN was the common element. Sure things can be replaced but nothing ever tops the Pain that people will feel daily as they reflect upon this trial some time.

Or was Marquo just talking about the everyday emotions and “PAIN” from a breakup? Well, you will have to check out his new single from his upcoming album and find out what this 20something year old knows about pain. The Prarie A&M graduate and former student athlete has probably been through one or two school love breakups and he wants to school you on how that “PAIN” made him feel. I’m sure there are a few hundred thousand of you out there that read this blog who can totally relate. When was your most recent breakup? Can you describe the “PAIN” in our comments? In the meantime let us know what you think about this new hit!

 

 

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Yahya McClain 30 years in the entertainment industry

Yahya McClain former two time world champion, professional boxer has hung up his boxing gloves and replaced them with a directors chair and movie equipment to better spearhead his career in the world of film and television. The latest work is Yahya’s new documentary titled Casualties of W.A.R. and the women’s regime. A subject currently close to his heart is the injustice of the family law system.

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Reese Haines, Khalimah Gaston, Saidah Wade -Photo Credit Nappy JC

Love’s Last Episode is one of the hottest stage plays of 2017. Written by Faizah Imanhi and directed and produced by her as well. This thesbian playwrite got the idea to write her own play while working as a stand in on one of Tyler Perry’s tv productions. Talk about taking a job to heart. She has poured her life savings into putting on this production. Love’s Last Episode is entertainment at it’s finest, a story about a celebrity real estate broker dealing with male issues that aren’t usually addressed in today’s society. ” Watch the ups and downs of a man struggling to find love, while overcoming a deep dark secret from his past. You will laugh. You will cry. You may leave mentally changed forever, allowing your heart to experience the true definition of empathy.

The production not only speaks to men. It also speaks to the women who love them.

For one day only there will be two opportunities to experience this stage play of the year. Sunday September 10th Two shows 3pm & 7:30pm at the Porter Sanford Performing Arts Community Center in Decatur, GA. Come and take your mind off Hurricane Irma for two hours you won’t regret.

Tickets are currently on sale at https://fivo-entertainment–productions.ticketleap.com/loves-last-episode-stageplay-labor-day-weekend-2017-atlanta/  for $20 in advance and $30 at the door. Grab a date and come out!