Top Black TikTok stars you should be following

May 5, 2020

  During the COVID-19 lockdown, many people have turned to TikTok to occupy their time and provide them with light entertainment whilst social distancing measures are in place. Here are 4 Black TikTok rising stars you should be following… 1. Jojo Davila (@jojodavila93) You may recognize Jojo from a viral TikTok which starred his mother […]

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May The 4th Be With You! Happy Star Wars Day

May 4, 2020

Happy May The 4th, Star Wars Fans! This special day for all Star Wars fans gives an opportunity for you to watch all the Star Wars movies on Disney+. Now I’m a Star Wars fan. But I don’t have enough time in my day even with self quarantine to watch all nine movies and 2 […]

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Artists host online concerts during COVID-19 lockdown

May 2, 2020

During the COVID-19 lockdown, many music events and tours have been canceled, leaving many people feeling deflated and upset. To help keep people entertained and positive during the lockdown, some black artists are hosting virtual concerts online. Here are some of the top events featuring black artists you can look forward to… On May 7th, […]

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AMC Theaters Vs. Universal Studios Over Trolls Movie Will Change The Movie Game

April 30, 2020

Who would’ve thought a movie like “Trolls World Tour” would lead to a feud between AMC theaters and Universal Studios. But that’s what we have, after the movie was available to watch on demand and took in over $100 million within the month. Yes, with Theaters closed. How does this lead to a problem with […]

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Certain types of entertainment likely to out-survive others during pandemic

April 24, 2020

As previously reported, group face-to-face dance clubs, music competitions, and even theater-style movie venues have switched to new formats because of social distancing, such as live options for the former two through social and video-streaming networks and an up-tick in online streaming and drive-in usage with the latter. This week, several other changes in the […]

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Saturday Night Live returned online last weekend with at-home content

April 19, 2020

On Saturday, April 11, past and present cast members of “Saturday Night Live” produced their first-ever remote, pre-recorded show. The episode was recorded over Zoom and linked to SNL’s Twitter and YouTube accounts. Content was created in cast members’ homes and featured Tom Hanks as the guest host and Coldplay’s Chris Martin as the guest […]

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Family in Albany (Georgia) win shelter-in-place contest with rap video

April 16, 2020

Last week, the City of Albany in Georgia announced that they had chosen a winner for their Shelter In Place Community Video Contest. City officials had hoped that locals might produce content that would promote the idea that everyone must shelter in place. A local family, the McCrary’s, won after their children sang and recorded […]

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Instagram becomes a Hip-Hop and R&B live battle platform

April 15, 2020

With stay at home orders and social distancing the new norm because of SARS-CoV-2, entertainers have had to find virtual ways to produce content and relieve boredom. Some hip-hop and R&B artists previously explored their music and muse through in-person rap battles. Now, they’re turning to social platforms and live streaming tools, especially Instagram Live, […]

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The Weeknd proves that a market for music exists even during a pandemic

April 3, 2020

By Sunday, March 29, The Weeknd’s new 14-track album, “After Hours,” passed several milestones since its release on March 20: It had over 100 million streams the first day of its release and over one billion within a week. It debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, which has made it his […]

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Twitch Stream Aid 2020 attracted attention to WHO fundraiser

April 3, 2020

Many countries around the world don’t have the resources that they need to prevent the spread of the 2019 coronavirus and save lives. On Saturday, March 28, Twitch sponsored a 12-hour event called Twitch Stream Aid 2020 to raise funds for the World Health Organization’s “COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for WHO,” which is supported by […]

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