"I work with kids helping
them find their path," said philanthropist/filmmaker/author Nicole Butler about the reason for publishing
her new book "Imagine Becoming a..." (A&B Productions). "The book is based on what I do
with the kids with my nonprofit. After training...I find a platform to showcase their talents. They grow up and further that
A&B Productions is the
nonprofit that she mentors children through, as she mentored her own children.
"Somebody has to create hope," she said about what motivates her. "The book vision,
God gave it to me in 2020 when we were locked in (Covid). People had given up...I was thinking we can't give up...Jesus said
stay busy until I return."
Butler has done -stayed busy. The grandmother of 17, Butler's youngest child Ben Foster was a prodigy with a talent for filmmaking.
She guided him into producing and directing short films that were screened all over the country, that is when I met them.
I interviewed Ben for this column for those achievements at such a young age. Her son went on to appear on Montel Williams
Show for... <Read the full February
20, 2024 column here...>
The Pulse of Entertainment: World Music Artist Jahna Sebastian Release New Album ‘Revelation Ships'
"It's my third album, third chapter
of a musical book," said World Music artist Jahna Sebastian about her new album "Revelation
Ships" (Multivizion Music). "I'm creating the story as I go...when writing songs and when engineering.
This is the information age...reveals history...ancient history."
Jahna does it all, a prodigy child who grow up perfecting an abundance of talents. Aside from being a singer/songwriter,
she is also a pianist, percussionist, arranger, and a domra player. Born in Russia as Zhanna Andrianova, and residing in London,
Jahna was instrumental in bringing the Hip-Hop culture to her native country Russia.
Hip-Hop Pioneers N.W.A Honored with the Prestigious
Merit Lifetime Achievement Award
Angeles, CA) - In a momentous celebration of Hip-Hop's enduring legacy, the 2024 Grammy Awards honored the pioneering
rap group N.W.A. ( Eazy-E, Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, MC Ren, and DJ Yella) with the Lifetime Achievement Award. The prestigious accolade
was presented by the iconic Bone Thugs-N-Harmony at The Recording Academy's Special Merit Awards Ceremony, which took place
at the historic Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles.
R&B Artist Eric Benét to Headline Fort
Lauderdale Florida Music Festival on Saturday, March 9, 2024
(Ft. Lauderdale, Fl) - Multi-Grammy nominated Eric Benét added as headliner
for the 19th Annual Florida AIDS Walk & Music Festival, an annual spring break event in the South Florida community.
Mary J. Blige to Receive Entertainment Icon Honor at 2024 'Urban One Honors'
(Silversprings, MD) - Urban One to honor Grammy and Emmy Award
winning singer, Oscar nominated actress and legendary Queen of Hip-Hop Soul, Mary J. Blige with the prestigious
Entertainment Icon Honoree at "Urban One Honors." The two-hour "Urban One Honors: Best in
Black" event premieres during Black History Month on Sunday, February 25, 2024 at 8p/7c, on TV One and simulcast on CLEO
(New York, NY) - Lifetime
announces the highly anticipated sequel to Single Black Female, which garnered over 8.0 million total viewers across linear
and on digital platforms and was the #1 original non-holiday movie of 2022. Amber Riley, Raven Goodwin and
K. Michelle reprise their roles for Single Black Female 2: Simone's Revenge, premiering Saturday, March 2,
2024 at 8p/7c set three years after the crazy events from the first film.
Three years after narrowly escaping the murderous clutches of her half-sister Simone
(Amber Riley), Monica (Raven Goodwin) is ready for a fresh start in Seattle as the host of the city's #1 primetime investigative
television program. With her best friend Bebe (K. Michelle) by her side and a new love interest, things are looking up for
Monica. Secretly nursed back to health and suffering from amnesia, Simone is building a new life when she comes across Monica
on TV and her memories come rushing back, leading to a fateful reunion between the sisters. Can the two put the past behind
them? Or will Simone's need to get revenge win the day?
film also stars Morgan Alexandria (Line Sisters), Christine Horn (Snowfall) and Kendrick Cross (Ambitions).
Single Black Female 2: Simone's Revenge is produced by Swirl Films
for Lifetime. Gold Morgan, Ron Robinson, Abbey Sibucao and Eric Tomosunas serve as Executive Producers. Shari Carpenter directs
from a script written by Sa'Rah Jones and Tessa Scott.
(Source: Cr8 Agency)
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