Posts Tagged: founder

Uptown Records Founder Andre Harrell Dies

Uptown Record founder Andre Harrell has died according to multiple sources. Harrell was credited for discovering Sean “Puffy” Combs and signing a teenaged singer named Mary J. Blige. Uptown Records was a major force in the entertainment industry and played a key role in the creation of the New Jack Swing style of music, the… Read more »

#BlackGirlsRock! Honors Angela Bassett as an #Icon

Black Girls Rock!? … Yes indeed! And, yet another edition of the award show founded by DJ and model Beverly Bond that pays homage to the awesome goings on of #BlackGirls young and old airs tonight on BET. It’s a night to honor black women in entrepreneurship, entertainment, medicine and more. She is an icon,… Read more »