Winning Jill Scott Annouces 'Who is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1' Album and 20th Anniversary Tour
(New York, NY) - Three-time Grammy winning, multi-platinum
singer, songwriter, poet, and entertainer Miss Jill Scott announces a nationwide, North American 2020 tour to commemorate
the 20th anniversary of her critically-acclaimed, Grammy-nominated debut album "Who Is Jill Scott Words and Sounds Vol.
1." February 7, 2020, marks the kick-off date of the first leg of the tour which includes visits to many smaller markets.
Is Jill Scott Words and Sounds Vol. 1," was released July 18, 2000, and went on to be regarded as an album that spawned
movements of female self-empowerment and self-assuredness.
Eloquently blending R&B, Funk, Jazz, Blues and Spoken Word, "Who Is Jill Scott Words and Sounds Vol. 1."
is treasured for many and now fans of all generations will have the opportunity to gather and witness Miss Scott freshly present
the hit album with a special, unique performance of all of the records from the album. Including Grammy-nominated tracks "He
Love Me (Lyzel in E Flat)," "A Long Walk, and "Gettin' In The Way" to the widely-popular records such
as "The Way," "One is The Magic #," and "Love Rain," and more - this is a setlist that has
gone on to stand the test of time and will only add to the enriching and enjoyable sensation of "Who Is Jill Scott Words
and Sounds Vol. 1" in a monumental way.
TJ Jackson Releases New Single 'I Don't Deserve
Angeles, CA) - After a successful debut of his seductive, sultry single "Insomnia" which captured amazing reviews,
landed on hundreds of playlists and received numerous spins on radio stations around the US (including Sirius XM's Heart and
Soul channel), TJ Jackson raises the stakes even higher with his anticipated follow up single, "I Don't Deserve This".
The harmony-laden, vibe and texture of this song has a smooth groove and is unabashedly punctuated by catchy throwback 90's
R&B elements but is perfectly layered with a modern and current urban beat. "I Don't Deserve This" is a favorite
amongst many in his legendary family and TJ is excited to release and share it with the world.
TJ went to Nashville,
Tennessee to record and produce his first solo project with various talented producers. He spent almost a year traveling back
and forth between Nashville and Los Angeles and he was able to immerse himself into a new music atmosphere, clear his mind,
and create his own masterpieces, some of his greatest work for his new project.
TJ is preparing for a tentative
release date of January 2020 for his upcoming EP "Obsession". The video of "I Don't Deserve This" will
be shot in December in the Los Angeles desert.
a joint venture with Rio De Rojo Entertainment, and will release his EP "Obsession" first quarter of 2020.
Vince Staples Releases 'Yo Love' Single Featuring 6lack and Mereba,
From the 'Queen & Slim' Soundtrack
(Los Angeles, CA) - Motown Records released Vince Staples' "Yo
Love" single featuring 6lack and Mereba. The new song is from Queen & Slim Soundtrack. Those who pre-ordered will
instantly receive "Yo Love" plus "Ride or Die" by Megan Thee Stallion x VickeeLo and "Collide"
by Tiana Major9 and EarthGang.
Queen and Slim stars Oscar nominee
Daniel Kaluuya (Get Out) and is a powerful, consciousness-raising love story that confronts the staggering human toll of racism
and the life-shattering price of violence. The film, from Grammy winning director Melina Matsoukas and Emmy winning writer
Lena Waithe arrived in theaters November 27, 2019.
The music in
the film serves as an additional voice and showcases the range of talent across Black artists with a compelling blend of genres.
The 16-song soundtrack also features new tracks by Ms. Lauryn Hill, Lil Baby, Coast Contrafeaturing BJ The Chicago Kid and
Syd, plus classic songs by Roy Ayers, Bilal, Mike Jones and others. Blood Orange composed the film's score and is featured
on the soundtrack.
"Collide," by Tiana Major9 & EARTHGANG,
has amassed over three million combined global streams. Produced by Benny Cassette (Kanye West, John Legend), the track was
the #1 Most Added song at Urban AC Radio. It has topped Spotify's The Newness playlist, placed in Apple Music's "Me &
Bae" playlist and appears on the biggest R&B playlists on Pandora (Top R&B Hits), YouTube Music (R&B Wave)
and Amazon (R&B Rotation).
While on a forgettable first date together in Ohio, a black man (Kaluuya) and a
black woman (Jodie Turner-Smith), are pulled over for a minor traffic infraction. The situation escalates, with sudden and
tragic results, when the man kills the police officer in self-defense. Terrified and in fear for their lives, the man, a retail
employee, and the woman, a criminal defense lawyer, are forced to go on the run. But the incident is captured on video and
goes viral, and the couple unwittingly become a symbol of trauma, terror, grief and pain for people across the country.
As they drive, these two unlikely fugitives will discover themselves and each other
in the most dire and desperate of circumstances and will forge a deep and powerful love that will reveal their shared humanity
and shape the rest of their lives.
Waithe wrote the screenplay for
Queen & Slim from a story by herself and bestselling author James Frey (A Million Little Pieces, Katerina). The film is
produced by Frey, Waithe, Matsoukas, Michelle Knudsen, Andrew Coles, Brad Weston and Pamela Abdy. The executive producers
are Pamela Hirsch, Kaluuya, Aaron L. Gilbert and Jason Cloth. Universal Pictures and Makeready present Queen & Slim in
association with 3BlackDot and Bron Creative, a Makeready/De La Revolución Films/Hillman Grad/3BlackDot production.
Michael White Offers Christmas Worship
Music with the Release of 'The Savior is Here' Album and Songbook
(Washington, DC) - Michael
White has penned songs that are sung in sanctuaries across the country. Gospel artists, worship teams and choirs
sing his prolific lyrics and dynamic arrangements of sacred anthems and contemporary Gospel songs. He is Minister of Music
at Kingdom Fellowship AME Church in Silver Spring, MD and has a growing catalog of award-winning solo albums ("Conqueror,"
"Song Over Me").
Michael now adds
a holiday collection to his repertoire.
Michael White releases his
first Christmas album "The Savior is Here". His poignant holiday collection is produced by Kevin Kelley (VaShawn
Mitchell, Bishop Paul Morton, Donnie McClurkin, Prince of Peace Church), award-winning musician Trent Phillips (Tasha Cobbs
Leonard, Full Gospel BC Choir, Donnie McClurkin, Kevin Lemons) and noted musician Redman Caldwell.
Savior Is Here" title track and single not only showcase Michael's songwriting prowess but also demonstrates his versatile
and exceptional abilities as a soloist.
Michael proudly adds his
family to the holiday album having his wife Cherlyn assist with some of the background vocals and children on lead vocals.
Daughter Mian White offers lead vocals on "Let Us Adore Him", daughter Cierra White leads "The First Noel",
while son Dion White takes the front stage on "O Holy Night" and daughter Anissa White passionately leads "Silent
The music of "The Savior is Here" will take
the congregation and everyday listener to an awareness of a God whose love never fails. A love that is shown through the
birth of our Savior, the Light of the World and the reason for the season this time of the year called Christmas.
"The Savior is Here" Track List:
2. The Savior Is
3. Bless The Name Of Jesus
5. Let Us Adore Him
6. Silent Night
7. The First
8. O Holy Night
9. Jingle Bells
10. Family Holiday Fun
"The Savior is Here" album also has a companion songbook for music directors, musicians, and worship leaders.
The songbook and CD are available exclusively on Michael's website - www.MichaelWhiteMusic.com.