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OWN Network hosts launch celebration in Atlanta for Ava Duvernay’s ‘Cherish the Day’

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Atlanta, GA – OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network hosted a launch celebration last night for its upcoming relationship drama, “Cherish the Day”, created and executive produced by Emmy winner/Academy Award nominee Ava DuVernay (“Queen Sugar,” “When They See Us”). The evening affair welcomed DuVernay, series stars Xosha Roquemore (“The Mindy Project”) and Alano Miller (“Underground”,) and additional cast including Michael Beach, Anne-Marie Johnson and Kellee Stewart.

Tina Perry (President, OWN) and Peter Roth (President & Chief Content Officer, Warner Bros. Television) opened with remarks welcoming other executives such as Susan Rovner (President, Warner Bros. Television & Co-President of Warner Horizon Scripted Television) and Carla Gardini (EVP, Harpo Films) among other talent and tastemakers for a night about the town in Atlanta, GA at The Stave Room.

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About OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network is the first and only network named for, and inspired by, a single iconic leader. Oprah Winfrey’s heart and creative instincts inform the brand and the magnetism of the channel. OWN is a leading destination for a premium scripted and unscripted programming from today’s most innovative storytellers. OWN’s original scripted series include “Queen Sugar,” “Greenleaf,” “The Haves and the Have Nots,” “If Loving You is Wrong,” “Ambitions,” “David Makes Man” and “Cherish the Day.” OWN’s Saturday night unscripted programming lineup includes “Iyanla: Fix My Life,” “Ready to Love,” “Love & Marriage: Huntsville,” “Family or Fiancé,” “Black Women OWN the Conversation” and “Black Love.” OWN connects with its audience wherever they are, inspiring conversation among a global community of like-minded viewers on social media and beyond. Launched on January 1, 2011, OWN is a joint venture between Harpo, Inc. and Discovery, Inc. The venture also includes award-winning digital platformOprah.com. Access OWN anytime onWatchOWN.tv or across mobile devices and connected TVs.

About Warner Horizon Scripted Television

A division of the Warner Bros. Television Group, Warner Horizon Scripted Television was founded in 2006 and is one of the entertainment industry’s leading producers of dramatic and comedic programming for the cable and subscription/on-demand streaming marketplace. Series produced by Warner Horizon Scripted Television include “Animal Kingdom” and “Claws” for TNT, “Cherish the Day,” “David Makes Man” and “Queen Sugar” for OWN, “The Flight Attendant” for HBO Max, “Fuller House,” “Medical Police,” “Special” and “You” for Netflix, “Pennyworth” for EPIX, and “The Right Stuff” for National Geographic.

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Blakk North and Gino Black Release Powerful New Hip-Hop Anthem “THE UNEXPECTED”

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Worldwide – July 15, 2024 – Independent hip-hop artists Blakk North and Gino Black proudly announce the release of their dynamic new single, “THE UNEXPECTED.” This collaboration delves deep into the challenges and triumphs faced by indie artists, showcasing the resilience, determination, and business savvy required to succeed in the fiercely competitive music industry.

THE UNEXPECTED” is more than just a song; it’s an anthem for every artist who has ever faced adversity on their journey to the top. Blakk North and Gino Black’s raw, powerful lyrics paint a vivid picture of their respective paths, filled with grit, grind, and a relentless pursuit of their dreams. The track’s hard-hitting beats and compelling storytelling are a testament to their unwavering dedication and the sacrifices they’ve made to achieve global recognition.

Blakk North, known for his intense, thought-provoking lyrics, shares his personal battles and victories, illustrating how he has steadily gained a loyal international fanbase. His journey is one of persistence and passion, overcoming obstacles that would deter many, proving that true talent and tenacity can indeed break barriers. Blakk North is also the founder and CEO of The Lootwig Music Group, further showcasing his leadership and entrepreneurial spirit within the music industry.

Gino Black, a versatile artist and the founder and CEO of Powerblast Worldwide, brings his unique blend of cinematic hip-hop to the track. His verses reflect the strategic business acumen and innovative approach that have helped him release over 60 new tracks since January 2021, significantly expanding his listenership. Gino’s story is one of continuous evolution, pushing the boundaries of the independent music scene.

Produced and mixed with precision, “THE UNEXPECTED” is a powerful reminder of the hustle and heart it takes to thrive as an indie artist. The collaboration between Blakk North and Gino Black highlights not only their individual talents but also their shared commitment to authenticity and excellence in their craft.

THE UNEXPECTED” is now available on all major streaming platforms. Fans and new listeners alike are invited to experience the compelling narratives and infectious energy that Blakk North and Gino Black bring to this unforgettable track.

About Blakk North:
Blakk North is a Cincinnati-based hip-hop artist renowned for his introspective lyrics and powerful storytelling. His music addresses social issues, personal struggles, and the triumphs of everyday life, resonating with audiences around the world. Blakk North is also the founder and CEO of The Lootwig Music Group, leading and nurturing independent artists within the industry.

About Gino Black:
Gino Black is a South Florida-based artist and the visionary behind Powerblast Worldwide. Known for his exotic cinematic hip-hop style, Gino seamlessly blends rap and instrumental electronic music, creating a unique sound that captivates listeners globally.

Follow Blakk North and Gino Black on social media for the latest updates and releases.

@BlakNorthOfficial
www.BlakkNorth.us

@GinoBlackOfficial
www.GinoBlackMusic.com

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