Saturday, February 10, 2018

XSCAPE3 Performance at the Trumpet Awards Tomorrow Night on Bounce

Press Release:

So XSCAPE3 is born with just Tiny, Tamika and LaTocha where is Kandi?  The three performed in Atlanta at the Trumpet Award last month and it airs on @BounceTV  tomorrow night will you be watching?  What do you think of them downsizing to just 3 people now?



Given the news on XSCAPE today [https://www.billboard.com/articles/business/8098866/xscap3-formerly-xscape-signs-with-caa],  A clip from the 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards featuring Xscape’s first national TV performance as a trio.

 You tube video here  https://youtu.be/m59OPBtv5DQ



The 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards, the prestigious annual event celebrating African-American achievements and contributions, world premieres exclusively on Bounce on Sunday, February 11 at 9:00 p.m. ET.  [Press Release attached]










MEDIA ADVISORY – TUNE-IN ALERT


Xscape, Ludacris, CeeLo Green, Cameo, Doug E. Fresh, Bow Wow, Keke Wyatt,
Arrested Development, Anthony Hamilton, V. Bozeman, Michel’le, Major & More Take the Stage at
2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards
World Premiering Sun. Feb. 11 at 9:00 p.m. ET on Bounce
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Larenz Tate and Erica Ash Host Star-Studded Event
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Red Carpet Pre-Show airs at 8:30 p.m. ET


Link to Promo Here
Link to Photos Here


ATLANTA (February 8, 2018) – The 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards, the prestigious annual event celebrating
African-American achievements and contributions, world premieres exclusively on Bounce on Sunday, February 11 at 9:00 p.m. ET.


The Red Carpet Pre-Show, featuring arrival interviews with the honorees, performers, presenters and stars, will air immediately beforehand
at 8:30 p.m. ET; Ed Gordon, Demetria McKinney and Juhuan Jones host.


The 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards is hosted by actors Larenz Tate (“Power”) and Erica Ash (“Survivor’s Remorse”) and the spectacular
show includes powerful performances, moving tributes and appearances by many entertainers, politicians, activists, thought leaders and more.  


Memorable moments from the show include:
  • A rousing musical tribute to So So Def Recordings Founder and honoree Jermaine Dupri which included performances by
  • Anthony Hamilton, Bow Wow, Xscape and a surprise appearance by Ludacris that brought the house down. Atlanta
  • Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms joined for the presentation.
  • A crowd-pleasing celebration of honoree group Cameo featuring Doug E. Fresh, Big Daddy Kane, Carl Thomas,
  • Stokley Williams, Bilal and Mr. Talkboxx performing a medley
  • of Cameo hits including “Single Life,” “Sparkle,” “She’s Strange,” “Rigor Mortis,” “Word Up!” and “Candy.” CeeLo Green
  • presented the group their Lifetime Achievement Award and then joined in for the closing number.


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  • Thrilling performances by Arrested Development, Michel’le and Major.
  • Estelle, V. Bozeman and We’ McDonald with a powerful rendition of “Conqueror” to open the show.
  • Sir the Baptist performing “Heaven” joined by Keke Wyatt, Donald Lawrence and the Kevin Lemon & Higher Calling choir.
  • Honoree Rhyon Brown lighting up the stage with an energetic performance of her hit single “After Party.”
  • Angie Stone, Lamman Rucker, Omar Gooding and Angell Conwell appearing as presenters, and more.


The 2018 Honorees were: Jermaine Dupri, the GRAMMY® Award-winning record producer, songwriter, and hip-hop artist who received
The Music Innovation Award; Founder of Sundial Brands and new owner of Essence Communications Richelieu Dennis recognized with
The Entrepreneur Award; Activist and National Co-Chair of the Women’s March Tamika Mallory who received The Impact Award;
13-year old social activist and author behind the #1000BlackGirlBooks Marley Dias who was presented with The Trailblazer Award;
nuclear engineer and inventor Dr. Lonnie Johnson receiving
The Innovator Award; Actress, singer and dancer Rhyon Brown who was given The Rising Star Award presented by McDonald’s
and legendary American soul-influenced funk group Cameo being honored with The Lifetime Achievement Award.


Founded in 1992 by American Civil Rights leader Xernona Clayton, The Trumpet Awards were acquired by Bounce in 2016. The list of prestigious
honorees over its 26-year history includes Muhammad Ali, Beyoncé, Jamie Foxx, Halle Berry, Stevie Wonder, The African-American Women of the
United States Congress, Steve Harvey, Martin Luther King III, Janelle Monáe and Spike Lee. Visit www.trumpetawards.com for more information.


Bounce (@BounceTV) airs on the broadcast signals of local television stations and corresponding cable carriage, and features a programming mix of
original and off-network series, theatrical motion pictures, specials, live sports, and more. Bounce has grown to be available in more than 99 million
homes across the United States and 95% of all African-American (AA) television homes, including all the top AA television markets. Among the
founders of Bounce are iconic American figures Ambassador Andrew Young and Martin Luther King III. Bounce is part of The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP).

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