|Sat, May 08, 2010 at 8:07 PM|Send Blog · Share on Facebook · Bookmark on Delicious
Michael Jackson one of the greatest performers in the world.
Although Michael is dead, his dance steps is still copied.
But do you really know that Michael Jackson borrowed much of his dance steps from the legends of dance.
This is a must see, I believe everybody needs to see this video
and recognize that we owe alot to the originators of dance.
Before these originators go unnoticed.
Here is 99% of where Michael Jackson got his dance steps.
Enjoy this video and tell others. So the real legends of dance don't go unrecognized.
|Fri, October 16, 2009 at 10:56 AM|Send Blog · Share on Facebook · Bookmark on Delicious
Check out BVConnect member Eve Lora as she gives an update on what's happening in entertainment!
|Wed, May 06, 2009 at 11:59 PM|Send Blog · Share on Facebook · Bookmark on Delicious
Gerald Olivari - CEO
Award from Howard University ELI Institute Business Plan Competition coincides with African-American owned web entertainment portal's 10th Anniversary Celebration
Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 6, 2009 -- Urban entertainment resource company
BlackVibes.com is celebrating its 10th anniversary this month with great news!
Recently, BlackVibes received award placement in the Howard University ELI
Institute Business Plan Competition. Represented by Chief Executive Officer Gerald Olivari and Chief Financial Officer Ernest Wyatt, the company was pitted against some of the most innovative businesses in Washington D.C. for an opportunity to be recognized by local corporate executives and private equity firms. The BlackVibes executive team put forth a tremendous effort both in preparation and in delivering their presentation and looks forward to meeting with venture capital representatives seeking investment opportunities!
According to BlackVibes CFO Ernest Wyatt, this is just the tip of the iceberg. "BlackVibes.com's growth is accelerating at an exponential rate, even in these tough economic times. Our expectation is that, with an infusion of capital from like-minded partners, we will be able to carve our own niche and create a significant presence in the urban entertainment sector."
In addition, BlackVibes is proud to introduce its own social networking
platform, known as BVConnect. Originally launched in 2006, the enhanced service now allows aspiring and current entertainment professionals as well as fans the opportunity to develop personal and business relationships. The free service has been integrated into the website's current platform, enabling users to interact, create blogs, post news/info to other social networks and expand their contacts.
To celebrate its 10th Anniversary, BlackVibes is offering a discounted rate on its Beat XChange service. Normally $4.95 per beat, for a limited time all producers can place 3 beats on the service for only $3!
Says BlackVibes CEO Gerald Olivari, "BlackVibes is committed to providing our customers with more opportunities to help them expand their career. Offering this special in honor of our 10th anniversary is the embodiment of the type of service that we've prided ourselves on delivering over the past decade."
To create your free BVConnect or sell your beats, go to IveGotBeats.com.
About BlackVibes.com, Inc.:
Founded in 1999, BlackVibes.com's executive team is led by Gerald Olivari and fellow University of Michigan alumni Ernest Wyatt and Marshall Lyons II. BlackVibes has become one of the entertainment industry's most sought after sources for professional industry networking and career advancement.
Their premier service, Beat XChange Ã¢â€žÂ¢, gives producers the opportunity to gain exposure as well as finance their musical endeavors by providing a digital hub where they can sell their beats to the highest bidder! BlackVibes also provides free services such as
|Sun, May 03, 2009 at 8:35 PM|Send Blog · Share on Facebook · Bookmark on Delicious
While Rick Ross' Deeper Than Rap did hit #1 on the Billboard Top 200, some say the numbers were weak.
"150,000 is not a lot of copies sold on a major [label]," MTV.com reader Eagles36 wrote in. "Fifty did 691,000 his first week. Rick Ross is a joke."
Meanwhile, Ross advocate DCollins4444 said to naysayers, "Haters, haters, haters. Stand up ... it's a good album. This album would have sold [a million] six years ago in its first week."
For the record, Deeper Than Rap's first-week numbers aren't far off from his first two LPs, both of which went in at #1. Last year's Trilla pushed 198,000 copies in its first week, while his 2006 effort Port of Miami sold 187,000 out of the gate.
"It's interesting, because it's so many different factors working against the music industry right now," veteran journalist, music blogger and Hot 97 radio personality Miss Info said about the Ross debate. "You look at digital downloading and compound it with the...click to continue reading
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|Sat, May 02, 2009 at 9:53 AM|Send Blog · Share on Facebook · Bookmark on Delicious
LOS ANGELES â€" With movie theaters in Mexico shut down to contain the spread of swine flu, Hollywood studios have delayed plans to kick off the summer movie season there. The country is regularly among the top 12 foreign markets for U.S. movies.
Actors who had plans to promote films in the country, such as Hugh Jackman and Miley Cyrus, are also staying away for now.
That has left some fans, stuck at home as public life in the country has slowed, relying on movie rentals and TV for entertainment.
Gibran Valencia, 23, has spent time watching rented movies, cooking and cleaning his Mexico City home since his admission exam for a music college was postponed recently.
Valencia was looking forward to the debut of X-Men Origins: Wolverine, but the premiere was pushed back from this weekend. Even if theaters open soon, he's wary of mingling with the crowd and said he'll avoid theaters for a month.
"I'd let things settle down more in case there's someone with the virus there," he said.
News Corp.'s 20th Century Fox now says Wolverine is set for a tentative May 14 start in Mexico, although the film opens in the rest of the world this weekend. Fox said it expected theaters in Mexico, most of which closed last weekend, to reopen May 10, but is watching the situation closely.
Wolverine star Jackman is scheduled to go...click to continue reading
|Sat, May 02, 2009 at 9:45 AM|Send Blog · Share on Facebook · Bookmark on Delicious
LOS ANGELES - Itâ€™s been a long recovery for Shia LaBeouf since the night his Ford F-150 flipped during a late-night collision last July, injuring his left hand" and in a new interview with Playboy, the star said itâ€™ll never be the same again.
â€œPermanently f****d,â€ he told Playboy. â€œIâ€™ll never be back to 100 percent or have full recovery. I canâ€™t zipper my zipper or button my shirt without extreme pain. But I chalk it up as my own s**t. This accident is what I needed in my life. Iâ€™m not in control. For the first time, I can admit that and know that"- the hand is like a tattoo that says MISTAKE.â€
Shia, 22, told the mag he shouldnâ€™t have gotten behind the wheel that fateful night.
â€œI had a whiskey and three beers,â€ he said. â€œIâ€™m not going to start speaking on law stuff now and corner myself, but the fact that I ever got into the car was a mistake.â€
â€œIâ€™m in AA now, too,â€ he continued. â€œIâ€™ve had drinks, but it has been a leveling-out process. Am I an alcoholic? I may not be. I donâ€™t know. But I also know that in the situation Iâ€™m in, with temptations what they are, I have no room for alcohol in my life.â€
As previously reported on AccessHollywood.com, the Los Angeles District Attorneyâ€™s office announced last September that there was â€œinsufficient evidenceâ€ to charge the actor with drunken driven, though his license was suspended in January as a result of his â€œrefusal of chemical testsâ€ directly following the accident.
Despite his troubles, the young...click to continue reading
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|Sat, May 02, 2009 at 9:35 AM|Send Blog · Share on Facebook · Bookmark on Delicious
BEIJING - Jackie Chan and a host of Chinese pop stars performed at Beijing's massive Bird's Nest stadium on Friday without a hint of the uproar caused by the veteran action star's recent comments about freedom and China.
The 55-year-old "Rush Hour" star told a business forum last month that freedom may not be a good thing for authoritarian mainland China. Critics called his comments an insult to the Chinese people.
Chan's spokesman, Solon So, later said Chan's comments were taken out of context and that the actor was referring to freedom in the entertainment industry and not Chinese society at large.
There were no signs of protests as Chan took the stage Friday at the site of the Beijing Olympics' opening and closing ceremonies, with the 91,000-capacity stadium about three-quarters full as the concert got under way.
Chan told the crowd that organizers sold 70,000 tickets. The controversy over Chan's remarks was widely reported in Hong Kong and Taiwan, but largely ignored in mainland China.
Chan sang the patriotic song "Descendants of the Dragon." Other performers included Taiwanese singer-songwriter Jonathan Lee and Hong Kong's Emil Chau, Alan Tam, Joey Yung and Hacken Lee.
South Korean singer Rain and the South Korean boy band Super...click to continue reading
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|Fri, May 01, 2009 at 9:14 AM|Send Blog · Share on Facebook · Bookmark on Delicious
NEW YORK â€" Today the JIVE Label Group and Planet Cazmo, (PlanetCazmo.com), a virtual world for 'tweens and teens, announced a May 2nd Virtual Concert featuring multi-platinum artist Ciara. The virtual concert will help to promote Ciara's new album, "Fantasy Ride," which debuts May 5th. This concert is the most recent event in Planet Cazmo's Virtual Concert Series, which started in November 2008. Planet Cazmo is the only virtual world with an on-going virtual concert schedule.
The concert will begin at 12 PM EST on Saturday, May 2nd, and will be re-played each hour on the hour until 9PM EST that evening. The concerts will take place inside Planet Cazmo's virtual concert arena, the "Cazmorena". The celebrity musicians appear as animated characters with high-quality music from their recent releases and exclusive voice over from the artists. Ciara will also be built her own virtual room on Cazmo, where her fans will have a place to gather around the clock.
Jeff Dodes, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Digital Media, states "the Planet Cazmo concerts are a great way to extend the reach of our artists, using innovative digital platforms â€" a format which allows fans to interact with music in new ways."
"Planet Cazmo is thrilled to have Ciara as the latest participant in our Virtual Concert Series" said Mike Levine, Founder and CEO of Planet Cazmo. " Music plays a major role in Planet Cazmo and the Cazmo Concert Series is something the kids keep asking for more of, and we listen when our fans speak."
With this concert JIVE Label Group joins other major labels with whom Planet Cazmo has partnered. Planet Cazmo has done events with artists from Interscope-Geffen and Epic Records.
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|Fri, April 24, 2009 at 11:27 PM|Send Blog · Share on Facebook · Bookmark on Delicious
ATLANTA – Although rapper Nas received backlash over his racial epithet-titled album before switching it to "Untitled," he says earning a Grammy nomination for his controversial disc encouraged him to keep speaking his mind.
"It showed that I'm here and my voice is relevant," he told The Associated Press on Thursday night during an event held by BMI, a performing rights organization. "It shows my work is appreciated."
Some like the Rev. Jesse Jackson criticized Nas, calling his original title choice, which used the N-word, morally offensive and too degrading. Nas decided to changed the title but the lyrics stayed the same for the gold-selling album, which was released last summer.
Nas, who calls himself a "street disciple and political voice of hip-hop," feels he was able to get his message across.
"It tends to scare people and offend them," he said. "That's what it's supposed to do. A record is supposed to do that every once in a while."
Now, Nas says he might take aim at another issue: homelessness in America.
"We have it good here in America. We're spoiled," he said. "We don't realize that people are poor, don't have food, no water in this same world we live in. Those are the things I'm concerned with and need to talk about," he added.
|Tue, March 10, 2009 at 6:55 PM|Send Blog · Share on Facebook · Bookmark on Delicious
On Friday night in Atlanta, T.I. put his beef with rapper Shawty Lo to bed, inviting his former rival onstage during a performance of "Big Things Poppin' (Do It)" at Tip's Club Crucial.
On Monday night in the Bronx, after he finished speaking to kids at a Boys & Girls Club, T.I. finally broke his silence about why he decided to end the feud.
"See, I'm a grown man. These situations are not that major for me, you know? It's always more blown up in the media than it is in my mind. That's nothing to me. I never even considered...click to continue reading
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