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ON THE COME UP

This film is an instant Hip Hop Classic! Stack it along side your other notable collectibles – Beat Street, Wild Style, Style Wars, Breaking, House Party, Krush Groove, 8 Mile and others.

Sanaa crushes her acting role and her film experience and lineage inherited from her Dad, the great Stan Lathan, affords her the ability to create a cinematic feat nothing short of mesmerizing, thought provoking and a much needed spotlight on the Battle Rap element of the Hip Hop Culture. A timeless Classic.

Based on the New York Times #1 best-selling novel by Angie Thomas (The Hate U Give), ON THE COME UP is the feature directorial debut of Emmy-nominated actress Sanaa Lathan and will also hold its World Premiere at the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival.

The film will premiere exclusively on the service Friday, Sept. 23 in the U.S., Canada, Italy, and later in the year in additional international territories.

Starring newcomer Jamila C. Gray, ON THE COME UP is the story of Bri, a gifted 16-year-old rapper, who attempts to take the battle rap scene by storm in order to lift up her family and do right by the legacy of her father – a local hip hop legend whose career was cut short by gang violence. But when her first hit song goes viral for all the wrong reasons, she finds herself torn between the authenticity that got her this far and the false persona that the industry wants to impose upon her.

The coming-of-age film also stars Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Lil Yachty, Mike Epps, Miles Gutierrez-Riley, Justin Martin, Titus Makin, Michael Cooper Jr., GaTa, Sanaa Lathan and Cliff “Method Man” Smith.

ON THE COME UP, a State Street Pictures and Temple Hill production, is directed by Sanaa Lathan, with screenplay by Kay Oyegun. The film is produced by George Tillman Jr., Robert Teitel, Wyck Godfrey, Marty Bowen, Isaac Klausner, Angie Thomas and Timothy M. Bourne and executive produced by John Fischer.

About Paramount+

Paramount+, a direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service, combines live sports, breaking news and a mountain of entertainment. The premium streaming service features an expansive library of original series, hit shows and popular movies across every genre from world-renowned brands and production studios, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel. The service is also the streaming home to unmatched sports programming, including every CBS Sports event, from golf to football to basketball and more, plus exclusive streaming rights for major sports properties, including some of the world’s biggest and most popular soccer leagues. Paramount+ also enables subscribers to stream local CBS stations live across the U.S. in addition to the ability to stream CBS News Network for 24/7 news and CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis.

For more information about Paramount+, please visit www.paramountplus.com and follow @ParamountPlus on social platforms.

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About Paramount Pictures

Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment, is a unit of Paramount (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA), a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Paramount Pictures controls a collection of some of the most powerful brands in filmed entertainment, including Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, and Paramount Players. PPC operations also include Paramount Home Entertainment, Paramount Pictures International, Paramount Licensing Inc., and Paramount Studio Group.

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Television’s biggest night is only a few days away! The 74th Emmy® Awards is making its return to NBC with host Kenan Thompson. Kenan will emcee the ceremony airing on NBC and streaming live on Peacock on Monday, September 12 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.

The 74th Primetime Emmy® Awards will showcase and honor the best in American prime time television programming from June 1, 2021, until May 31, 2022, as chosen by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS).

Kenan Thompson is an award-winning actor, comedian, and producer, best known for his work on Saturday Night Live. This fall he will enter his 20th season on the iconic late-night series as the longest-running cast member.

Television’s top stars are set to attend this year’s Emmys including Angela Bassett (9-1-1; American Horror Story), Kelly Clarkson (The Kelly Clarkson Show), Ariana DeBose (Schmigadoon!; Westworld), Taye Diggs (All American; The Best Man: The Final Chapters), Selena Gomez (Only Murders in the Building), Diego Luna (Andor; Narcos: Mexico), Amy Poehler (Lucy and Desi), Kerry Washington (Live in Front of a Studio Audience: ‘The Facts of Life’ and ‘Diff’rent Strokes’) and many more.

The Emmys air live Monday, September 12 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT

About Kenan Thompson

Kenan Thompson is an award-winning actor, comedian, and producer, best known for his work on Saturday Night Live. This fall he will enter his 20th season on the iconic late-night series as the longest-running cast member.

Thompson received two Emmy Award nominations in 2021 for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for his comedy series “Kenan” and Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for “SNL.” Thompson previously received two Emmy nominations in 2018 and 2020 in the supporting actor category for his work on “SNL.” Thompson received an Emmy for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics in 2018 for the “SNL” song “Come Back, Barack,” and received a nomination in the same category in 2017 for co-writing “Last Christmas” from the popular “Jingle Barack” “SNL” music video.

Thompson has made numerous contributions to “SNL” with his slew of hilarious impressions that include Rev. Al Sharpton, Charles Barkley, Steve Harvey and David Ortiz, and by playing memorable characters such as DJ Dynasty Handbag, the scathingly fierce co-host of “Deep House Dish,” “Weekend Update” correspondent Jean K. Jean, “Black Jeopardy” host Darnell Hayes and Diondre Cole, the disruptive singing talk show host on the wildly popular sketch “What Up With That.”

About the Television Academy

The Television Academy strives to shape and advance the dynamic television landscape and advocate for the global television industry capturing the zeitgeist of a new generation of entertainment. Through its innovative programs, publications and events, the Academy and its Foundation endeavors to foster and empower the diverse community of storytellers fueling the medium while celebrating those who have excelled in the industry, recognizing their achievements through awards and accolades, including the coveted Primetime Emmy® Award. For more information, please visit TelevisionAcademy.com.

The City Returns in NBA® 2K23 With an All-New Layout For PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S Consoles

The City welcomes players back with revamped affiliation boroughs, new additions like the Block and Theater, and a Dreamville music studio ​​​​​​​

2K unveiled new upgrades coming to the City* in NBA® 2K23 for PlayStation® 5 and Xbox Series X|S players. The City has a number of improvements, and seamless integrations with MyCAREER mode, along with so much more. 

“The City is an incredibly authentic way for players to experience basketball culture. Tying MyCAREER closely with the City lets players truly live out their career in a unique way on their journey to legendary status on and off the court,” said Erick Boenisch, VP of NBA Development at 2K and Visual Concepts. “Community feedback has been key in the new innovations we’ve added and we look forward to players experiencing everything we’ve brought to NBA 2K23 this year.”
 
The City has a variety of new features and improvements this year, including:
 

  • Traversal Times: Based on community feedback, the City is slightly smaller than in NBA 2K22 to provide a better experience. Also, Fast Travel stations have been added to quickly jump around the City;
  • Affiliation Boroughs: Completely revamped boroughs have relocated and turned thematic destinations that really touch upon the true essence of each borough;
  • The Block and Theater: The new mecca of competition, the Block, is located in the exact center of the City where players can find all of the great content in one central hub. The Theater replaces the warehouse buildings and will serve as a hub to play instant matchmaking games. Every Friday, the four-event playlist will completely swap out to four new events.
  • Dreamville Studio: Founded by Grammy-nominated artist and producer J. Cole, Dreamville Studio is a location MyPLAYERs will gain access to if they prove they have what it takes to befriend J. Cole in MyCAREER during their quest to win over the City.
  • The Arena: New location where to play MyCAREER games, the Arena provides a pre-game atmosphere with a sprawling plaza out front. To prepare for the game, players will enter and show off their fit in front of the waiting media, complete any available quests, and more, followed by taking questions from the media post-game.
  • Event Center and Jordan Challenge Building: The Event Center’s all-new design and look adds a whole new level of flair, fitting for such an important building, while the Jordan Challenge Building will provide players with easy-access to the new in-game mode.

 
Seasons will also make a return in the City, including a fresh set of rewards available to earn every six weeks. Seasons will once again allow players to access new content and earn rewards for no additional cost. More information on what’s coming for Season 1 will be revealed at launch.
 
For full details on the new updates coming to the City in NBA 2K23 for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S consoles, check out the latest Courtside Report. You can also watch the trailer for The City here.
 
NBA 2K23 is currently scheduled for release on September 9 for PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC platforms. For more information, please visit the NBA 2K23 official website.
 
Developed by Visual Concepts, NBA 2K23 is rated E for Everyone from the ESRB.
 
Follow NBA 2K23 on TikTokInstagramTwitterYouTube, and Facebook for the latest news.
 
Visual Concepts is a 2K studio. 2K is a wholly owned publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO).
 
* The City will only be available on the new-generation of NBA 2K23 and will require PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X|S hardware to play.

Louis Armstrong’s Black & Blues

Release date: Fall 2022

“Louis Armstrong’s Black & Blues” offers an intimate and revealing look at the world-changing musician, presented through a lens of archival footage and never-before-heard home recordings and personal conversations.

This definitive documentary, directed by Sacha Jenkins, honors Armstrong’s legacy as a founding father of jazz, one of the first internationally known and beloved stars, and a cultural ambassador of the United States.

The film shows how Armstrong’s own life spans the shift from the Civil War to the Civil Rights movement, and how he became a lightning rod figure in that turbulent era.

RELEASE DATE
Coming Soon
PRODUCTION COMPANIES
Imagine Documentaries
Polygram Entertainment

Louis Armstrong in “Louis Armstrong’s Black & Blues,” coming soon to Apple TV+.

Cast & Crew
Sacha Jenkins
Director
Producers
Sara Bernstein
Producers
Justin Wilkes
Producers
Julie Anderson
Producer
Brian Grazer
Executive Producers
Ron Howard
Executive Producers
Michele Anthony
Executive Producers
David Blackman
Executive Producers

Save The Date – 24hrs of Peace

Newark, NJ – August 22, 2022 — Mayor Ras J. Baraka and Newark native and entertainment legend Queen Latifah will host the Annual #24HrsOfPeace, from Friday, September 2, at 6 p.m., to Saturday, September 3, at 6 p.m., on Springfield Avenue, between Bergen and Blum Streets.

The 24 Hours of Peace event uses the Hip Hop culture to engage the local community and have meaningful dialogue around important issues such as nonviolence and conflict resolution.

“The 24 Hours of Peace event is more than an occasion to enjoy entertainment, food, poetry, and movies,” Mayor Baraka said. “It is a time for our residents to unify, to get access to important resources and information, to share ideas and solutions at a town hall meeting, and join together to end violence and move a peaceful Newark forward.”

Headline entertainers performing on Friday:

  • Faith Evans
  • Fabolous
  • CL Smooth
  • With a special performance by Co-Founder of 24 Hours Of Peace Hakim Green

Headline entertainers performing on Saturday:

  • Rowdy Rebel
  • Fivio Foreign
  • G Herbo
  • 2Rare

Local artists will perform on both days.

The annual event advocates a violence-free community by creating a “time-out” for 24 hours, promoting community-building for parents, children, artists, business owners, faith and community-based organizations.

FREE Events at the #24HrsOfPeace will also include:

  • Close to 200 retail and food vendors
  • Community resource information
  • Poetry session
  • Town hall meeting
  • Hip Hop and Mental Forum
  • Midnight movie

MEDIA NOTE: Members of the media planning to cover the event should contact the Newark Press Office for press passes at pressoffice@ci.newark.nj.us.

-NEWARK-

For more information on the City of Newark, please visit our website

www.newarknj.gov

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Untold: The Rise and Fall of AND1

Films releasing weekly for four weeks: Aug 16, 23, 30; Sept 6

The critically-acclaimed series returns with UNTOLD Volume 2, a four-week docu-series event that once again brings fresh eyes to epic tales from the wide world of sports. From football to basketball and streetball to sailing, these stories aren’t the ones you’ve heard before, even if you think you have. Premiering weekly, each film kicks off at a pivotal moment and then delves deep into what happened beyond the headlines, as told by those who lived it, to reveal the grit, resilience, heartbreak, triumph, violence, comedy and pathos beneath the sweat. Whether it’s the unknown tale of football star Manti Te’o’s online connection, the ref behind the NBA gambling scandal, the rags-to-riches tale of a scrappy company transforming streetball into a phenomenon, or the astonishing Australian upset of the U.S. in the America’s Cup, UNTOLD gets to the heart of the passion and single mindedness it takes to be a champion and the ways in which the triumphs can be undone off the field. Films are directed by Chapman Way, Maclain Way, Ryan Duffy, Tony Vainuku, Kevin Wilson Jr., and David Terry Fine.

About UNTOLD: The Rise and Fall of AND1
Premieres globally on August 23, 2022
Born out of the playgrounds of New York City, the “AND1 Mixtape Tour” took streetball to the masses, challenging convention and picking up a team of basketball misfits along the way. “The Rise and Fall of AND1” traces the journey of how three young friends with a dream of bringing greater acclaim to the game they loved, connected with the underground artform of streetball, and ended up flipping the billion-dollar basketball industry on its head. AND1 co-founders along with streetball legends The Professor, Hot Sauce, Skip 2 My Lou, The Main Event, Shane the Dribbling Machine and more reflect on their experience and the brand’s journey.

“ON THE COME UP,” SANAA LATHAN’S FEATURE DIRECTORIAL DEBUT, TO PREMIERE SEPT. 23, EXCLUSIVELY ON PARAMOUNT+

Presented by Paramount+ in Association with Paramount Pictures’ Players Label, Film to World Premiere at the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival

Photo credit: Erika Doss © 2022 Paramount Players, a Division of Paramount Pictures

“On the Come Up” First Look Photos Now Available Here

July 27, 2022 – Paramount+ today announced that its upcoming original film ON THE COME UP, from ParamountPictures’ Players label, will exclusively premiere on the service Friday, Sept. 23 in the U.S., Canada, Italy, and later in the year in additional international territories. The film is based on the New York Times #1 best-selling novel by Angie Thomas (The Hate U Give) and is the feature directorial debut of Emmy-nominated actress Sanaa Lathan. ON THE COME UP will also hold its World Premiere at the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival.

Starring newcomer Jamila C. Gray, ON THE COME UP is the story of Bri, a gifted 16-year-old rapper, who attempts to take the battle rap scene by storm in order to lift up her family and do right by the legacy of her father – a local hip hop legend whose career was cut short by gang violence. But when her first hit song goes viral for all the wrong reasons, she finds herself torn between the authenticity that got her this far and the false persona that the industry wants to impose upon her. 

The coming-of-age film also stars Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Lil Yachty, Mike Epps, Miles Gutierrez-Riley, Justin Martin, Titus Makin, Michael Cooper Jr., GaTa, Sanaa Lathan and Cliff “Method Man” Smith. 

“We are thrilled to bring a truly inspiring film about fighting for your dreams to the service this fall,” said Tanya Giles, chief programming officer at Paramount+. “ON THE COME UP is a moving love letter to hip hop and an entertaining film for all ages.” 

Produced by Temple Hill and State Street Pictures, ON THE COME UP is directed by Sanaa Lathan, with screenplay by Kay Oyegun. The film is produced by George Tillman Jr., Robert Teitel, Wyck Godfrey, Marty Bowen, Isaac Klausner, Angie Thomas and Timothy M. Bourne and executive produced by John Fischer.

About Paramount+

Paramount+, a direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service, combines live sports, breaking news and a mountain of entertainment. The premium streaming service features an expansive library of original series, hit shows and popular movies across every genre from world-renowned brands and production studios, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures, and the Smithsonian Channel. The service is also the streaming home to unmatched sports programming, including every CBS Sports event, from golf to football to basketball and more, plus exclusive streaming rights for major sports properties, including some of the world’s biggest and most popular soccer leagues. Paramount+ also enables subscribers to stream local CBS stations live across the U.S. in addition to the ability to stream CBSN for 24/7 news, CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis, and ET Live for entertainment coverage.

For more information about Paramount+, please visitwww.paramountplus.com and follow @ParamountPlus on social platforms.

Facebook/Twitter/Instagram: @ParamountPlus #ParamountPlus

About Paramount Pictures

Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment, is a unit of Paramount (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA), a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Paramount Pictures controls a collection of some of the most powerful brands in filmed entertainment, including Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, and Paramount Players. PPC operations also include Paramount Home Entertainment, Paramount Pictures International, Paramount Licensing Inc., and Paramount Studio Group.

OFFSET RELEASES NEW SINGLE & MUSIC VIDEO “CODE” FEATURING MONEYBAGG YO

WATCH HERE

Photo Credit: Sam Cones // Download Artwork HERE

VIDEO STARS INTERNATIONAL SUPERMODEL BELLA HADID

NEW ALBUM ARRIVES THIS YEAR

(Los Angeles, CA – August 26, 2022) – Already back with more heat, multiplatinum GRAMMY® Award-nominated superstar and Atlanta icon Offset reveals a new solo single and music video entitled “CODE” [feat. Moneybagg Yo] available today via Motown Records. Listen to “CODE” HERE and watch the music video HERE.

Ominous trap production underscores an icy crossfire of flows between these two 21st century titans. Offset picks up the pace with his signature staccato delivery as he confesses, “I got so much knowledge I had to get out the streets.” Meanwhile, Moneybagg Yolaces the track with punchy cadences of his own. The accompanying visual unfolds as a cinematic event in and of itself. International supermodel and style icon Bella Hadid stars in the clip, commanding attention with a deadly thousand-yard stare as she contorts to the track’s bounce. Meanwhile, Hadid, Moneybagg Yo, and Offset each don pieces from Balenciaga. 

It arrives on the heels of Offset’s first solo record in three years “5 4 3 2 1.” Within a week, it generated over 1.2 million Spotify streams and 2.3 million YouTube views on the music video. Right out of the gate, Billboard noted the track “reminds the world of his power,”  XXL touted it among “The 13 Best New Hip-Hop Songs This Week,” and The FADER observed, “Offset flies high.”

It kickstarted another chapter from one of the most influential artists of the past decade as he prepares his next full-length body of work and the follow-up to the gold-certified chart-topping Father of 4 back in 2019. Of course, his rhymes also energized Migos’s blockbuster Culture III, which bowed at #2 on the Billboard Top 200, generated billions of streams, and received widespread acclaim last year.

Everything just paves the way for his next solo album and most massive statement yet.

LISTEN HERE

ABOUT OFFSET:

Pulling no punches, Offset has redefined not only rap music, but also fashion and culture as a 21st century superstar like no other. He has incited streams in the billions, earned dozens of multiplatinum, platinum, and gold certifications worldwide, and shaken up social media and press with every move. During 2019, he unveiled his full-length debut solo LP, Father of 4. It bowed at #4 on the Billboard Top 200 and picked up a gold plaque from the RIAA in addition to housing the gold-selling “Red Room” and platinum-selling “Clout” [feat. Cardi B]. The latter garnered a GRAMMY® Award nomination in the category of “Best Rap Performance.” He has graced the covers of XXL, Rolling Stone, Complex, and more in addition to performing and appearing on Ellen. It’s no wonder HYPEBEAST christened him “one of pop culture’s most revered icons.” Expanding his influence on screen, Offset is gearing up for his second season of HBO Max’s ‘The Hype’. He has also appeared on both Atlanta and NCIS: Los Angeles. However, he embarks on what promises to his boldest era yet with his forthcoming second full-length album and more in 2022. It’s Offset season all year-round now.

PC: Courtesy of Motown Records // Download Hi-Res Press Photo HERE

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DJ KHALED RELEASES MOST ANTICIPATED HIP-HOP ALBUM OF THE SUMMER ‘GOD DID’


LISTEN HERE

LINES UP A SLATE OF MUSIC VIDEO PREMIERES, BEGINNING WITH “BIG TIME” FEATURING FUTURE & LIL BABY

(Los Angeles, CA – August 26, 2022) After building up anticipation to a boiling point, global mega-star DJ Khaled proudly presents his thirteenth full-length studio album, GOD DID, today via We The Best Music Group/Epic Records. Get GOD DID—HERE.

Delivering the hip-hop event of the summer, he welcomed an A-list cohort of friends to join him for his latest magnum opus. For the first time ever, he collaborates with none other than Dr. Dre and The ICU in addition to joining forces with Eminem, Future, Kanye West, SZA, 21 Savage, Lil Wayne, Lil Durk, Roddy Ricch, Travis Scott, Latto, City Girls, Kodak Black, Quavo, Takeoff, Gunna, Bounty Killer, Sizzla, Buju Banton, Skillibeng, Capelton, Fridayy, Don Toliver, Jadakiss, Nardo Wick, Vory, John Legend, and the late Juice WRLD. Of course, he also reunites with longtime brothers Drake, JAY-Z, and Rick Ross, while his sons Asahd and Aalam guest and co-Executive Produce once more. Check out the full tracklisting below.

For the first time ever, he unleashes a flurry of music videos throughout the next week. It begins with the premiere of “Big Time” [feat. Future & Lil Baby] at noon today and “It Ain’t Safe” [feat. Nardo Wick & Kodak Black] at 7pm tonight. This barrage continues with “Party” [feat. Quavo & Takeoff] at noon on Saturday August 27, “Streets Know My Name” [feat. Skillibeng, Buju Banton, Capleton, Bounty Killer, & Sizzla] at noon on Sunday August 28, “Keep Going” [feat. Lil Durk, 21 Savage, & Roddy Ricch] at noon on Monday August 29, “Beautiful” [feat. Future & SZA] at noon on Tuesday August 30, and concludes with “Way Past Luck” [feat. 21 Savage] at noon on Wednesday August 31.

Additionally, he joined forces with Snapchat and Los Angeles-based agency BLNK to create and launch four immersive augmented reality Lens experiences in honor of GOD DID.

As part of this immersive collaboration, the newest Lens arrives. It utilizes and leverages Snap’s custom Marker technology, which triggers a Lens experience tied to a location or image, to bring the cover artwork to life when fans scan the cover or Times Square billboard with the Snapchat Camera. The Lens unlocks DJ Khaled reciting the lyrics from his new single “Grateful” now available on Sounds, Snapchat’s creative tool that enables Snapchatters to add licensed music to their photo or video Snaps.

Khaled recently appeared on REVOLT’s Drink Champs for a hilarious and candid interview. Watch it HERE. In addition to a wide-ranging Rap Radar interview, he also sat down with Complex at home for an in-depth conversation, covering everything from Barack Obama to JAY-Z. As part of the feature, he opens up about GOD DID, his vision for the future, and so much more.

He notably set the stage for the album with “Staying Alive” [feat. Drake & Lil Baby]. It has already amassed over 34.7 million Spotify streams and 12 million YouTube views on the music video. Plus, it bowed at #5 on the Billboard Hot 100, holding strong on the chart.

DJ Khaled’s 2022 takeover begins now…

The anthem king has returned with GOD DID, and he delivers his biggest, boldest, and best body of work to date.

Bless up!

Last year, Khaled unleashed his twelfth full-length album, KHALED KHALED [We The Best Music Group/Epic Records]. It arrived as his third #1 debut on the Billboard Top 200, sixth #1 on the Top Rap Albums Chart, and fourth #1 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart. It also reached platinum status.

Two words say it all, GOD DID.

LISTEN HERE

TRACKLISTING

  1. “No Secret” feat. Drake
  2. “God Did” feat. Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, JAY-Z, John Legend & Fridayy
  3. “Use This Gospel (Remix)” feat. Kanye West, Eminem (prod. by Dr. Dre & The ICU)
  4. “Big Time” feat. Future & Lil Baby
  5. “Keep Going” feat. Lil Durk, 21 Savage & Roddy Ricch
  6. “Party” feat. Quavo and Takeoff
  7. “Staying Alive” feat. Drake & Lil Baby
  8. “Beautiful” feat. Future & SZA
  9. “It Ain’t Safe” feat. Nardo Wick and Kodak Black
  10. “Let’s Pray” feat. Don Toliver & Travis Scott
  11. “Fam Good, We Good” feat. Gunna & Roddy Ricch
  12. “Bills Paid” feat. Latto & City Girls
  13. “Way Past Luck” feat. 21 Savage
  14. “These Streets Know My Name” feat. Skillibeng, Buju Banton, Capleton, Bounty Killer & Sizzla
  15. “Juice WRLD Did” feat. Juice WRLD
  16. “Jadakiss Interlude” feat. Jadakiss
  17. “Asahd and Aalam Cloth Talk”
  18. “Grateful” feat. Vory

Photo credit: Dapper Lou

ABOUT DJ KHALED:

For over two decades, the very mention of DJ Khaled has implied an elevated level of musical greatness, entrepreneurial excellence, and cultural impact. You’ve heard him across a GRAMMY® Award-winning multiplatinum catalog, seen him in blockbusters such as Bad Boys For Life, caught him on the cover of Rolling Stone, watched him on numerous television programs, and felt his presence from the streets all the way up to the Barack Obama White House. He has achieved dozens of multiplatinum and gold certifications, including the 9x multi-platinum Billboard Hot 100 #1 “I’m The One” [feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper, & Lil Wayne], 6x multi-platinum “Wild Thoughts” [feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller], and double-platinum “No Brainer” [feat. Justin Bieber, Chance the Rapper, & Quavo]. The latter propelled his 2019 album, Father of Asahd [We The Best Music Group/Epic Records], to the top of the charts. Not only did it garner a platinum certification, but it also became his third consecutive Top 2 debut on the Billboard Top 200 and emerged as the “#1 Most-Streamed Record” upon release. To date, he has moved over 20 million singles and 6 million albums in addition to gathering 4 billion-plus streams.

Not to mention, he launched We The Best Music Group—a record label, management, publishing, and production company and in-demand studio. As a committed philanthropist, he founded his 501(c)3 organization The We The Best Foundation. It uplifts individuals throughout underserved communities across the United States and supports various non-profits. He has supported the fight against COVID-19., U2 frontman Bono recruited him as the first social media ambassador for Project Red, and he serves as the national spokesperson for Get Schooled. Now, the power of this legacy defines his thirteenth full-length album—which bears the name—God Did [We The Best Music Group/Epic Records], preceded by the current banger alongside frequent collaborators Drake and Lil Baby, “Staying Alive.”

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RISING R&B TRIO THE WOMACK SISTERS SET TO RELEASE DEBUT EP “LEGACY” ON SEPTEMBER 9

PROJECT INCLUDES SINGLES “BLOCKED”, “LOST FOR WORDS” AND “DAILY”

On September 9th, R&B trio The Womack Sisters will release their debut EP “Legacy” (Ingrooves). The six track project presents a well rounded soundtrack of love, relationships and heartbreak. This announcement comes off the heels of a sold out show at The Peppermint Club in LA on August 12th and a recent viral performance video of “Daily”, a spicy track off the EP. 

Read about how the sisters are “determined to set a new gold standard for themselves and the next generation of musicians” via Refinery 29 here: https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2022/06/11004625/the-womack-sisters-black-music-month-ownership

Primarily self-written by the sisters with production by producers Balistic Beats, HighVolume, Tracksion, Jkits, Mr. Kooman, Jpdidthis1, Chemist, and HARRIX, “The Womack Sisters” is an introduction to the LA-based female sibling girl group consisting of BG, Zeimani, and Kucha. 

As the granddaughters of the legendary Sam Cooke, daughters of renowned singer-songwriters and producers Cecil and Linda Womack (of Womack & Womack,) and nieces of singer-songwriter and R&B icon Bobby Womack, The Womack Sisters offer a refreshing combination of impeccable vocal range, style and versatility, combining the rawness and soul of throwback r&b with the cool-factor and audaciousness of modern day pop. Listeners can find everything from smooth ballads, to upbeat anthems concluding the EP with a stunning cover of the Sam Cooke classic “A Change is Gonna Come.”

In their latest offering, “Lost For Words”, the sisters tell a story of betrayal in a way that most can relate to. “The worst feeling is when you realize that your relationship is not 50/50,” says The Womack Sisters. “We have all experienced it. Regardless of who isn’t putting in the effort, someone always gets hurt. This single is a soulful power anthem that embodies the experience of pain and that someone’s lack of effort can leave an individual ‘Lost for Words’ when evaluating a relationship.” A video for “Lost For Words” is forthcoming.

The Womack Sisters press page: https://shorefire.com/roster/the-womack-sisters 

Tracklist:

1. Wave

2. Daily 

3. Lost for Words

4. Livin’ In 

5. Blocked

6. A Change is Gonna Come

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