*USA, Jamaica (MPR Consulting) – Longevity and consistency are what defines icons. Morgan Heritage are a true testament of the latter as the band celebrates over two decades in the music business in a series of many music celebrations to come. The multi-GRAMMY luminaries have delivered a musical gift with the re-release of their Family & Friends Vol.1 with an added bonus track of a live performance in Milan, Italy.
On their steadfast journey, the culturally driven family band Morgan Heritage have bridged continents and styles of Reggae with their stellar albums and productions such as the ones featured on the Family & Friends, Vol.1 compilation. Produced by Morgan Heritage, and executive produced by The Royal Family of Reggae’s patriarch, Denroy Morgan, Family & Friends are a must have compilation for the reggae connoisseur and avid music lovers worldwide. As each track is as relevant today as when first penned.
The compilation featuring legendary GRAMMY winning Toots Hibbert, GRAMMY nominated Jah Cure and Reggae superstar Capleton among others, is befitting as Morgan Heritage candidly explains that each artist featured on the album has contributed to their journey. “Although it’s been 20 years, it feels like yesterday. It started from our brother Laza (of the popular LMS group) and his band partner Shy-Poo working on a track that used a sample of the horn line in our dad’s record “No Secret”. The 3 of us had been dabbling in production as a little team sort to speak,” explains Mojo, “so I joined in and tightened it up the beat a bit. Then Gramps and Peetah heard it, and the rest was history as they say. This was around the time after we released our albums “Protect Us Jah” and “One Calling”, and we were inspired to bring back live riddims. We learned a lot at the time as we honed in on our production skills in Jamaica at renowned King Jammys and Bobby Digital studios.” recalled Mojo. “We started reaching out to friends, as we were just building and forging relationships with other artists such as Capleton who was there for us by bringing artists from his David House crew to lend their voices. Dad also got us some star power with our late great Uncle Toots (Toots Hibbert), so this was an exciting time. It was an era when you had to get creative as riddims sometimes had 15 or 20 artists on it. So to stand out, you had to write great songs with catchy melodies that fans could sing along with.”
Morgan Heritage, Family & Friends Vol.1 – 20th Edition out now and available: https://onerpm.ffm.to/ffvol1-20thanniversary and 2 instant tracks, is the first from several upcoming Morgan Heritage anniversary releases on the heels of their new partnership with international giants ONErpm. With offices in New York City, Nashville, Lagos, Nigeria, Kingston, Jamaica and São Paulo, Brazil, global distribution company ONErpm is a Distribution, label services, and rights management company.
ONErpm is a redefining force in the new music economy and one of today’s fastest-growing music companies in the global marketplace. Home to more than 5,000 YouTube channels that collectively generate over 8 billion views a month, ONErpm is one of the world’s largest YouTube Multi Channel Networks (MCN) specializing in music. With offices and studios in NYC, Nashville, Atlanta, Miami, Los Angeles, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Bogota, Mexico City, Madrid, Moscow, Lagos and Kingston, Jamaica. ONErpm occupies a unique space between traditional record label and distribution companies. For more information, visit www.onerpm.com.
Wife of NBA Star Malik Beasley Files for Divorce Over Alleged Affair with Larsa Pippen
*It looks like the marriage is over between Malik Beasley and Montana Yao.
Sources tell E! News that Yao filed for divorce shortly after the NBA star was spotted in Miami with Larsa Pippen.
We previously reported… Yao says she was “blindsided” after seeing photos online of the Minnesota Timberwolves guard holding hands with Scottie Pippen’s estranged wife.
A source close to Yao told TMZ Sports that Beasley was getting cozy with Larsa while his wife was waiting for him to return to their home in Minnesota to celebrate his 24th birthday on November 26.
Larsa is 46 and Beasley is 24. She is still married to Scottie.
Malik Beasley and Larsa Pippen 👀
— NBA Central (@TheNBACentral) December 1, 2020
Yao shares a child with Beasley.
“Montana filed for a divorce the day she saw the photos,” the source told E! News. “Montana never cheated, and it’s not in her character. She’s not dating anybody. She’s a family person. She’s focusing on taking care of her son with her parents. They are quarantining together. Her son is her first priority.”
A source has told Hollywood Unlocked that Beasley had been separated from Yao for months.
The source claims Pippen was “fully aware” that Beasley was married, but separated from his wife.
“She thought Malik was in the process of ending his marriage and she wasn’t doing anything wrong by hanging out with him,” the source said. “Larsa and Malik are still in touch and are planning to see each other again when the news blows over.”
Last month, Pippen made headlines for revealing she was dating another NBA baller, Tristan Thompson, before she introduced him to Khloé Kardashian.
Meanwhile, Beasley reportedly once fought ex-NFL player Su’a Cravens in a hotel lobby over Montana Yao.
First Look! Trailer for Hilary Swank & Michael Ealy’s New Thriller ‘Fatale’ Released / WATCH
*Hilary Swank and Michael Ealy are turning heads and turning up the heat in their new film, “Fatale” from Director Deon Taylor.
The first look trailer (above) was released today and in it we find Ealy, who stars as Derrick, a successful and married sports agent who after a one night stand with police detective Valerie Quinlan (Swank), finds his life upended when she entangles him in a murder investigation.
“Can you think of anyone who might want to harm you? Friends? Family?” Valerie asks Derrick as he and his wife recover from a home invasion. “Or a woman you screwed and discarded?”
As Derrick tries desperately to put the pieces together, he falls deeper into Valerie’s trap, risking his family, his career, and even his life. The film is a suspenseful and provocative psychological thriller and an unpredictable game of cat and mouse where one mistake can change your life.
“Fatale” stars Oscar winner Hilary Swank (Million Dollar Baby, Boys Don’t Cry, Away) and Golden Globe nominee Michael Ealy (Sleeper Cell, Stumptown, Jacob’s Ladder) along with Mike Colter (Luke Cage, Evil), Tyrin Turner (Meet the Blacks), Sam Daly (Hunters), Kali Hawk (Fifty Shades of Black), David Hoflin (Bosch), Damaris Lewis (BlacKkKlansman), and Geoffrey Owens (The Cosby Show).
“Fatale,” from Lionsgate, is scheduled to make its debut in theaters on Friday, December 18.
Watch Sneak Peek for ‘Beyond the Pole: Living Under Lockdown’ [VIDEO]
[via press release from WE tv]
*WE tv has released an all-new sneak peek for the jaw-dropping 90 minute special, “Beyond the Pole: Living Under Lockdown,” premiering Thursday, December 17 at 10pm ET/PT.
The series is a behind the scenes look at Atlanta’s hottest dancers. Last season, the ladies faced a fierce and fiery mentor on the hustle to financial freedom. For their TV return, it’s all about virtual strip clubs and OnlyFans.
According to the press release, “the queens of hustle and grind are back for a unique behind the scenes look at their journey to financial freedom. When Atlanta shuts down its famous nightlife scene due to a global pandemic, the clubs’ exotic dancers, bartenders, and bottle girls struggle to find income streams. Ms. Dime, Angel Kake, Empress, and Lyric self-document their fight for survival.”
Check out the supertease via the YouTube clip above.
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