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My Publicist 2017 EPK [Electronic Press Kit] Giveaway!

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One lucky fan will win a custom Electronic Press Kit for their Brand, Group or Business! An Electronic Press Kit is a must for anyone seeking exposure and publicity as an Artist, Business or Brand. You can send your electronic press kit to industry professionals, Producers', Media or anyone who might be interested in your body of works for hire. An EPK is your professional resume to the world and includes, a bio sketch of your works, links to videos/music/websites, your best photos and more. The winner will be chosen on 1/20/15. Winner will be notified by email.
All entrants must click the "LIKE" tab on our official Facebook page, and enter! Winner will receive ONE (1) professional Electronic Press Kit via PDF with live links to music and/or videos that are provided.
Contest starts Dec 30, 2016 and ends Jan 20, 2016 at 11:59 pm pst One entry per person, business or group. Must be 18 or older to enter. No purchase necessaryPlease share this post Fill-in this short form for your …

Review: ‘Hidden Figures’ Honors 3 Black Women Who Helped NASA Soar

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“Hidden Figures” takes us back to 1961, when racial segregation and workplace sexism were widely accepted facts of life and the word “computer” referred to a person, not a machine. Though a gigantic IBM mainframe does appear in the movie — big enough to fill a room and probably less powerful than the phone in your pocket — the most important computers are three African-American women who work at NASA headquarters in Hampton, Va. Assigned to data entry jobs and denied recognition or promotion, they would go on to play crucial roles in the American space program. 



Based on Margot Lee Shetterly’s nonfiction book of the same title, the film, directed by Theodore Melfi (who wrote the script with Allison Schroeder), turns the entwined careers of Katherine Goble (later Johnson), Mary Jackson and Dorothy Vaughan into a rousing celebration of merit rewarded and perseverance repaid. Like many movies about the overcoming of racism, it offers belated acknowledgment of bravery and talent and…

Orrin "Checkmate" Hudson WINS 2016 "Community Hero Award"

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We wanted to do something really big for one of my lesser known client’s in the world OUTSIDE of Hollywood this year in my immediate community and submitted an application for a Community award. It gives me great pleasure to announce that YOU! Orrin "Checkmate" Hudson have WON the 2016 "Community Hero Award"!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

This award highlights the contributions of residents who work tirelessly to enhance the well-being of neighborhoods throughout DeKalb County. The CEO would like to celebrate your community service and thank you for diligently working to make DeKalb County an awesome place to live, work and play. So…..
On behalf of CEO Burrell Ellis and The Champion Newspaper, we are pleased to announce that you, Orrin Checkmate Hudson have been selected as a recipient of a 2016 Community Hero Award. There were many organizations and individuals that were nominated, but you Orrin Hudson, stood out as leaders who consistently strive to make DeKalb County a grea…

Octavia Spencer Plays God in Faith-Based Film 'The Shack' and some Christian critics are UP IN ARMS

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OCTAVIA SPENCER  IS GOD IN UPCOMING FILM, ‘THE SHACK’


Octavia Spencer stars as "Papa" in the film adaptation of the popular Christian novel, "The Shack."  (Jake Giles Netter / Lionsgate)

Directed by Stuart Hazeldine, Lionsgate will release “The Shack” on March 3, 2017. Watch a trailer for the upcoming film below:



In the upcoming film adaptation of "The Shack," a fictional book by William P. Young about a father's path to renewed faith and healing after his young daughter's murder, the character of God - as depicted in the novel - is portrayed as a curvy, maternal black woman.

And just as the book earned widespread notoriety and scathing critiques nearly a decade ago, the film is garnering its own praise and condemnation He goes, reluctant and angry, unsure if he'll be met by his daughter's murderer. Instead, he finds this: a Middle Eastern, Jewish carpenter named Jesus, the Holy Spirit embodied in a wispy Asian woman who loves to garden a…

Do you read the newspapers? 13 Analytics truths

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Experts have found the following analysis to be near 100% accurate.
1. The Wall Street Journal is read by the people who run the country.
2. The Washington Post is read by people who think they run the country.
3. The New York Times is read by people who think they should run the country, and who are very good at crossword puzzles.
4. USA Today is read by people who think they ought to run the country but don't really understand The New York Times.
5. The Los Angeles Times is read by people who wouldn't mind running the country, if they could find the time and if they didn't have to leave Southern California to do it.
6. The Boston Globe is read by people whose parents used to run the country.
7. The New York Daily News is read by people who aren't too sure who's running the country and don't really care as long as they can get a seat on the train.
8. The New York Post is read by people who don't care who is running the country as long as they do something really s…

Zsa Zsa Gabor, Hollywood Legend Dies at 99

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Zsa Zsa Gabor, whose 60-year career of playing herself helped paved the way for today’s celebrity-obsessed culture, has died. She was 99. Publicist Ed Lozzi confirmed that Gabor died Sunday in her Bel Air mansion. She had been on life support for the last five years, and according to TMZ, which first reported the news, she died of a heart attack.  While Gabor had multiple acting credits, her greatest performance was playing herself: She was famous for her accented English (calling everyone “darling,” which came out “dah-link”), eccentric name, offscreen antics (including a 1989 incident in which she slapped a Beverly Hills cop) and one-liners about her jewels, nine marriages, and ex-husbands. Despite her glamorous image, her life, especially in later years, was marred by battles between her much-younger husband Frederic Prinz von Anhalt and her daughter. The actress was frequently in the news in recent years as her health deteriorated. She broke her hip in July 2010 in a fall in her B…

Gucci Mane Rolls Out 'The Return of East Atlanta Santa' Album

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Gucci Mane caps off 2016 with his third album of the year, The Return of East Atlanta Santa, which is now available at digital retailers . In addition to Travis Scott and Bryson Tiller, the 13-track set features a collaboration with Drake. After releasing his comeback album Everybody Looking in June, Gucci Mane hop-scotched his way onto notable tracks like Rae Sremmurd's "Black Beatles" and Rick Ross' "Buy Back the Block."  Now, Guwop is back with his third project in six months: The Return of East Atlanta Santa. Laced with chilly festive vibes like "St.Brick Intro", "Drove U Crazy" and "Last Time," the 13-track LP boasts features from the likes of Drake, Travis Scott, and Bryson Tiller. On the production front, Gucci rallied a host of big-name producers for his new album including Mike WiLL Made-It, Metro Boomin, Zaytoven, Southside, and Murda Beatz.  Gucci also released themed merchandise for the holidays. These products includ…

CLIVE DAVIS AND THE RECORDING ACADEMY® TO HONOR BET NETWORKS CHAIRMAN AND CEO DEBRA L. LEE WITH THE GRAMMY SALUTE TO INDUSTRY ICONS® AWARD AT THE 2017 PRE-GRAMMY® GALA

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CLIVE DAVIS AND THE RECORDING ACADEMY® TO HONOR BET NETWORKS CHAIRMAN AND CEO DEBRA L. LEE WITH THE GRAMMY SALUTE TO INDUSTRY ICONS® AWARD AT THE 2017 PRE-GRAMMY® GALA
Annual Celebration Will Take Place On Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, At The Beverly Hilton Hotel On The Eve Of The 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards®
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Dec. 15, 2016) — Clive Davis and The Recording Academy® will present the annual Pre-GRAMMY® Gala on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif., the evening preceding the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards®. As part of the celebration, BET Networks Chairman and CEO Debra L. Lee will be recognized as the 2017 GRAMMY Salute To Industry Icons® honoree for her significant contributions to the music industry.
Sponsored by Hilton, Mastercard, JBL by HARMAN, and Delta Airlines, the invitation-only Pre-GRAMMY Gala has long been one of the music industry's most presti…