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DJ PREMIER HEADLINES SEASON 2 OF REMY MARTIN’S EXCLUSIVE MUSIC PRODUCER COMPETITION LAUNCH

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This weekend at New York City’s LaMarina, Rémy Martin launched season two of its exclusive music producer competition series with Super Producer DJ Premier Rémy Martin Presents “The Producers Series: Season 2.”

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Featuring Rémy Martin Ambassador Charlamagne Tha God and DJ Rey-Mo, the “Producer Series: Season 2”’s inaugural event revealed the first semi-finalist Newo Tha Kid, defeating Producer Series competitors Jivinchi and Willie Walters. Season 2 includes six qualifying events in the three cities—Boston and Philadelphia expand the program—throughout June, July and August, and culminates in September with a New York City finale where the winner will emerge.

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The Producers Series: Season 2” Schedule:

Saturday, July 9

—Qualifying Event No. 2—New York City

 

Sunday, July 24

—Qualifying Event No. 3—Boston

 

Tuesday, August 2

—Qualifying Event No. 4—New York City

 

Monday, August 15

—Qualifying Event No. 5—Philadelphia

 

Monday, August 22

—Qualifying Event No. 6—New York City

 

Saturday, September 10

—Finalist Event—New York City

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Lil Wayne Surprise Performance at Samsung Booth at E3

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Lil Wayne was in high spirits today when he performed a surprise show for fans at the Samsung booth at E3 Expo 2016 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

He performed snippets of 15 songs including “A Milli,” I’m Going In,” “Lollipop,” and “Truffle Butter,” to promote his mobile skateboarding game Sqvad Up. The crowd sang along to their favorites, and the production included six skateboarders who skated behind the rapper.

At E3, Samsung is demoing the company’s latest technologies to provide off-the-charts immersive experiences for thrill-seeking gamers, including the most buzzed about 4D VR Chairs, where users experience what it’s like to take the dips and dives of a roller coaster in a 4D experience through a Gear VR headset.

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U.K.’s Crep Protect Hosts Launch Event and Press Preview to Kick Off U.S. Premiere

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On June 14th, 2016, Crep Protect, Europe’s #1 footwear cleaning brand, celebrated its highly anticipated U.S. launch. The event, held at Neuehouse, showcased best sellers and previewed upcoming launches from the innovative brand.

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Guests and VIPs including Grammy Award nominated artist Jadakiss, our very own Gabriel Williams of SFPL, and HOT 97’s Laura Styles enjoyed a tour on the latest releases with a demonstration on the innovative line, a complimentary White Glove Concierge Service, on-site shoe cleaning , beverages by Aviv Vodka and Small Town Brewery and tunes spun by DJ Clark.

Crep Protect uses advanced technology and ingredients to repel liquids with an invisible coat, preventing any stains spoiling your footwear, no matter what the material.

 

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EMPIRE’s Bre-Z, YG, Jessica White, Eric Bellinger and more party it up at Penthouse Day Club

This past weekend in Hollywood, CA, it was definitely a celebrity filled event that took place at the very popular Penthouse Day Club with #TeamHennessy in the City of Angels. Spotted was FOX Empire‘s Bre-Z, Grammy Award Winning Singer/ Songwriter Eric Bellinger and friends, International supermodel Jessica White, Hip Hop Recording Rap artist YG, Lifestyle Specialist/Team Hennessy Key Manager, Miss Diddy.

Sounds were provided by DJ Sean Macnificent with the party completer drink, Hennessy being the drink of choice.

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Nas, Malik Yoba, Omari Hardwick, Angela Yee & more Celebrate the Italia Independent x Ghostbusters Eyewear Collection

 

Lifestyle brand, Italia Independent, celebrated its collaboration with Hip Hop icon Nas and Sony Music, in honor of the Ghostbusters movie, at the brand’s New York boutique in Soho at 85 Mercer Street.

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Thirty years after ‘Ghostbusters’ took the world by storm, the beloved franchise makes its long-awaited return. To commemorate its highly anticipated release, Italia Independent and Nas curated a special capsule of eight models of sunglasses inspired by the film’s notable characters.

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The limited-edition Italia Independent x Ghostbusters collection includes iconic and oversize frames, as well as classic shapes with movie-inspired digital printed patterns. The collection will be sold at Italia Independent boutiques, on the brand’s e-commerce platform italiaindependent.com, at the online store hypebeast.com and at select retail partners including Ron Herman in Los Angeles and colette in Paris.

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During the event, Nas discussed his experience collaborating with Italia Independent. In his remarks he stated:

“Ghostbusters was one of my favorite childhood movies, and it was important to me to partner with a brand like Italia Independent for this collaboration because they understand style and culture. I wanted to design a collection that speaks to the nostalgia of that era while keeping it fresh fun, sleek and wearable.”

 

Celebrity guests and VIP’s including Omari Hardwick, Angela Yee, Malik Yoba, Wendell Pierce, Claira Sulmers and more shopped and mingled with the hip hop icon, while enjoying cocktails provided by Monkey Shoulder Whiskey, Milagro Tequila, Independent Prosecco and Peroni Beer. Other guests on deck were Jackson Harris (Singer), Sammy Adams (Singer) and Mike Hunter (NY Giants), plus more.

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THE GAME HOSTS 420 VIP Screening Of ‘KEANU’ IN LA

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Last night, Warner Bros. Pictures, New Line Cinema and All Def Digital hosted a special All Def Comedy screening of KEANU at TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. Hundreds packed the theater for a chance to preview the hilarious film which stars Jordan Peele, Keegan-Michael Key, Method Man, Nia Long, Jason Mitchell and Tiffany Haddish (The Carmichael Show) who was in attendance.

Special guests included rapper and host for the evening, The GameMichael Jai White (For Better or Worse); Gillian WhiteJoseline Hernandez (Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta); Sundy Carter (Basketball Wives); Hazel-E (Love & Hip-Hop: Hollywood); Miles Brock (Love & Hip-Hop: Hollywood); Lil Rel Howery (The Carmichael Show), comedian Joe Torry; writer/comedian Chris Spencer; social media stars King Keraun, Simone Shepherd and DuloMarcano Parnell (Greenleaf); Marcus T. Paulk (Moesha); E.B Wright (daughter of Eazy-E); actor/comedian Buddy Lewis and more.

‘KEANU’ is in theaters April 29. Visit www.keanumovie.com for more information. Join the conversation on social media by following @KeanuMovie and use hashtag #KEANU.

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BMI Media Event with Justine Skye, Chino & Nacho and Daughtry

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On last evening, Performing Rights Organization, BMI held an exclusive Media Event at their NYC headquarters featuring performances by Justine Skye, Chino & Nacho and American Idol alum, Daughtry.

Attendees enjoyed passed hors d’oeuvres and speciality cocktails all while networking, and getting familiar with other media outlets paired with most of the BMI staff who welcomed everyone with a warm greeting.

First to hit the stage was our talented Fly Girl, Justine Skye who shared a new song she had been working on along with her current hit “Yours”.

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Next up was Pop/Latin duo Chino & Nacho who perform a number of their hit tracks.

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And last but not least, Daughtry hit the stage delivering his profound vocals.

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Superb talent was definitely in the room!

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Get more info about BMI at http://www.bmi.com.

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Nicki Minaj & Ariana Grande Perform at T-Mobile Arena Opening Celebration Concert

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Last Night, the Queen of Hip-Hop Nicki Minaj lit up Las Vegas in magenta at the new T-Mobile Arena official public opening with special guest Ariana Grande. The multi-platinum, GRAMMY®-nominated artist helped T-Mobile unleash an amazing Un-carrier celebration to formally open the stunning new venue located just west of the famed Las Vegas Strip.

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More than 20,000 eager music fans filled the new arena to catch the chart-toppers perform their best hits live on stage. Grande set the tone for the evening with her booming voice as she performed her new song, “Leave me Lonely,” a collaboration with Mary Gray. Minaj closed out the night with “Starship” and turned the entire arena magenta.

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Brody Jenner hit the 1&2’s keeping the crowd entertained.

Photos Courtesy of Denise Truscello (Getty Images / WireImage) on behalf of T-Mobile Arena

 

 

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SXSW: Sia & Elle King at Samsung’s Galaxy Life Fest

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Samsung closed out the final night of Galaxy Life Fest at SXSW with performances from Sia and Elle King. To celebrate the launch of the new Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge devices, Samsung invited guests and Galaxy owners to the last night of the 3-day music event at SXSW.

Elle King kicked off the 2nd night with an unforgettable performance that kept the crowd cheering all night. The singer-songwriter in a sparkly, black flapper-inspired dress and black leather jacket, sang a soulful rock and roll set, including covers of “My Neck My Back” and “Oh Darling” and her radio chart-topper “Ex’s and Oh’s.”

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Sia headlined the evening in her signature two-tone wig and rocked a giant blue bow. She was joined by 3 of her dancers whose intense and remarkable movements wowed the audience through the amazing set that included “Bird Set Free, “Big Girls Cry,” “Diamonds,” Cheap Thrills,” Elastic Heart,” “Alive,” “Breathe Me,” “Titanium,” and “Chandelier.”

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Last Night In NYC: Mavis Staples Performs at Premiere of HBO’s “MAVIS!”

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Last night, HBO hosted the red carpet premiere of the new HBO Documentary Film “MAVIS!”, including an exciting a surprise performance by the legendary soul singer herself, Mavis Staples.

Following a red carpet and cocktail hour guests gathered at Florence Gould Hall theatre for an exclusive screening of the film – which follows the 60-year career of the 2016 Grammy winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer. Directed by Jessica Edwards, the documentary chronicles the singer’s life and highlights how Mavis influenced the musical soundtrack that defined the 60s, 70s, and beyond.

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In the surprise of the evening, The Late Night Show with Stephen Colbert band leader Jon Batiste introduced Mavis Staples to perform songs off her new album Livin on a High Note and the classic hit “I’ll Take You There” by The Staples Singers. Mavis was joined on stage by singer/songwriter Valerie June with Batiste accompanying on piano.

Some of the Red Carpet celebrities and industry guests in attendance included:

  • Aaron Livingsston – Musician/Music Producer, Son Little
  • Amy Helm – Singer/Songwriter
  • Jackson Harris – Pop Singer
  • Jessica Edwards – Film Producer & Director, Director of “MAVIS!”
  • Jon Batiste – Musician, Late Night with Stephen Colbert Band Leader
  • Munson Steed – Media maven, founder of Rolling Out
  • N’Kenge – Actress/Singer, Broadway Star
  • Valerie June – Singer/Songwriter

Celebrating the extraordinary gospel and soul music legend and civil rights icon, who rose to fame as lead singer of the legendary family group The Staple Singers, MAVIS! debuts Monday, February 29, exclusively on HBO.  Coinciding with the film’s HBO debut, Mavis’ new album, Livin’ on a High Note, was released by ANTI- on February 19.

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