In the summers of the 2000s, the “Scream Tour” was always one for the books. Launched in 2001 with Bow Wow as the headliner, the annual tour dates also featured the likes of B2K, Jhene Aiko, Marques Houston, Pretty Ricky, and more — up until 2012 for the last Scream Tour.
Jul 17, 2023
Behind every successful artist is a team committed to jumpstarting their roadmap to stardom. The majority of the musicians we’ve watched blossom into superstars received their first significant break at local and small concert venues. Their live performances circulate their names within the industry, bringing in new fans, resulting in bigger shows being booked and music labels calling to sign them. While the artist’s career begins to take off, the promoters who helped them land their first official gig aren’t always recognized properly. Ties between artists, their team, and promoters are often severed, leaving Black indie promoters with the short end of the stick. The Black Promoters Collective (BPC) is a 100% Black-owned coalition working to fight the inequality that Black promoters face in the live entertainment industry by h aving artists be presented both to the culture and by the culture. “When the pandemic hit, we were able to slow down and we started to just talk and say,...
Dec 8, 2021