"It's single by single," said Innervision
guitarist Blake Aaron about the lead up to his new album with the release of his second single "Dreamland".
"I released seven songs (singles) from each of my albums." Blakes' newest album will be his seventh
and it's titled "Love and Rhythm" (Innervision Records). Both singles from the album reached #1
on Billboard. "We have a third single coming out September 19th. You are the first to know it's called
‘Crush'," Aaron told me. The "Dreamland" single reached #1 on five national charts
which included Billboard, MediaBase and Radiowave. It is co-written by Adam Hawley (keyboard), who is also a featured musician
on the song along with Eric Valentine on drums, Mel Brown on bass, David Mann on sax and Trevor Neumann on trumpet.
The first single off the "Love and Rhythm" project is titled... <Read the full August 2, 2022 column here...>
The Pulse of Entertainment: Financing for Films Now Available at Mogul Productions' Platform
"It's a new world," said Jake Fraser,
head of Business Development at Mogul Productions that has a platform that helps facilitate financial backing
for films. "What we try to do is be...more real...with tangible, real stuff." Purchasing Mogul
Productions' NFTs as with other digital trade instruments in the new world Jake is talking about affords you many things depending
on the company. NFTs are digital tokens stored in blockchain (a ledger). What the purchase of Mogul NFTs do is allow you to
be part of a potentially blockbuster film starring your favorite actors. "We are the first company
selling NFTs with the ability for a person to become producer on a film," Fraser pointed out. "NFT is proof of ownership...of
certain perks...access to red carpet events, time with the actors, ownership of the actual costume from the set..." At the time of our talk Jake and Mogul Productions were promoting the project they help finance titled Bonded.
Mogul has a platform where anyone can upload their story or script for consideration to be financed via... <Read the full July 29,
2022 column here...>
Babyface and Ella Mai Team Up on New Single 'Keeps on Fallin'
via Capitol Records
(Hollywood, CA) -Babyface and Ella Mai collaborate together for the very first
time on the timeless new single "Keeps On Fallin.'" The dreamy track interpolates "Can We
Talk," Tevin Campbell's 1993 hit, which Babyface wrote and produced with Daryl Simmons. "Keeps On Fallin',"
which marks Babyface's first release since signing to Capitol Records,is from his forthcoming project. He produced the track
with D'Mile (H.E.R., Silk Sonic, Ty Dolla $ign).
CeCe Winans Launches the 'Believe For It' Tour September 21, 2022
(New York, NY) - The legendary CeCe Winans' first full-length live recording, "Believe For It" (Pure Springs
Gospel / Fair Trade Services)can be heard on her new tour. After almost 40 years the 15-time Grammy winner to launch her "Believe
For It" tour, her first national tour in over a decade, September 21, 2022. The "Believe For It" tour
will be stopping in 21 cities beginning in Indianapolis.
"Journey to Love" by Eunice Moseley
now Available at Barnes and Nobles & Amazon.
(Philadelphia, PA) - Philadelphia-based
choir Zak Williams and 1 AKORD "Jehovah Jireh" single is a simple praise chant inspiring and sweeping
the nation. Zak & 1A have been ministering the song at key appearances this year and have watched the single rise to the
#1 spot this week on the Billboard/BDS Gospel Indicator Radio Chart.
"Jehovah Jireh" has climbed to the #18 spot on the Billboard/BDS Gospel Airplay Chart. This is the
choir's highest-peaking radio single with an increase and higher chart position on the horizon.
Zak & 1A
remade "Jehovah Jireh" in tribute to iconic Philadelphia songwriter and musician Kevin Pringle (Wilmington Chester
Mass Choir, Russell Delegation, GMWA Mass Choir). The Stellar Award nominated choir aims to keep choir music and the traditional
'Philly choir sound' thriving while continuing to be the innovative and pristine choir they have grown to be in their twenty
years of ministry.
"Jehovah Jireh" is available on all
digital music outlets and has a companion lyric video on YouTube. Their official lyric video features cameo appearances by
a who's who of Gospel artists, pastors, and media personalities: Minister Earl Bynum, Bishop Kenneth and Shavonne Wells, The
Kergyma Community Choir, Pastor John P. Kee, The Pathway Evangelistic Church of Philadelphia, Hasan James, The Shipmans, Jason
Clayborn, Pastor David Wright, Trice "Sistah Peaches" Whitley, Danielle Sunny Bryant, and Sounds Of Imani.