Celebrated for ‘BuildingUnity,’ Harvard Law Review and Motown presidents to receive African Diaspora Awards

Celebrating excellence while acknowledging the international impact of those from the African Diaspora, Applause Africa Communications will host its highly anticipated African Diaspora Awards, at the French Institute and the Alliance Française de New York, this weekend. “Many of us have accomplished a lot individually in our respective host states,” said Debo Folorunsho, Founder and CEO of Applause Africa and African Diaspora Awards (ADAs). … Continue reading Celebrated for ‘BuildingUnity,’ Harvard Law Review and Motown presidents to receive African Diaspora Awards

‘Live & Local’ concert series showcases artists of all genres in World Heritage City

  In America’s First World Heritage City, artists of all genres showcase their talent regularly at one of Philadelphia’s premier live performance venues, Coda. Devoted to providing a platform for aspiring performance artists, Coda’s Live & Local concert series features upcoming acts representing an array of music genres including indie rock, electronic, folk, jam bands, pop, and Hip Hop. … Continue reading ‘Live & Local’ concert series showcases artists of all genres in World Heritage City

‘Traveling Light,’ Talib Kweli collaborates with a world-class collective of creatives

Classically combining Hip Hop, humanity and multimedia with a world-class collective of creatives, led by “old soul” Anderson .Paak and super-producer Kaytranada, Talib Kweli recently premiered his latest single and video, “Traveling Light.” The second collaboration between the legendary lyricist and California native singer, songwriter, producer and drummer, the track is one of the most delightful and soulful … Continue reading ‘Traveling Light,’ Talib Kweli collaborates with a world-class collective of creatives

Made In America: JAY-Z’s blueprint to ‘Roc’ the global business, culture of tennis

Busy curating the Budweiser Made In America Festival, preparing for his highly anticipated performance at the two-day music extravaganza in Philadelphia — featuring the Cause Village, a showcase of non-profit organizations led by the Shawn Carter Foundation to benefit the United Way and ACLU — JAY-Z had business at the 2017 US Open Tennis Championships to be concerned … Continue reading Made In America: JAY-Z’s blueprint to ‘Roc’ the global business, culture of tennis

JAY-Z showcases philanthropic and advocacy ambitions at Budweiser Made In America Fest

In 2003, Shawn “JAY-Z” Carter dropped his eighth record, “The Black Album,” promoting the prophetic classic as his final album before embarking on a self-imposed retirement. During the same year the musician, businessman and philanthropist co-founded the Shawn Carter Foundation with his mother, Gloria, focused on empowering youth and communities in need. Fortunately, the “CEO … Continue reading JAY-Z showcases philanthropic and advocacy ambitions at Budweiser Made In America Fest