April 9, 2019


UM: For those who may not know, tell us how you got started in the security and surveillance industry?

I ran into a high school friend in the early 1990s, and he spoke to me about a job opportunity within the security industry. I was unfamiliar with the industry at the time and thought that he was referring to security guards. When he mentioned the technology aspect, I became very interested. I later interviewed with Ch...

March 29, 2019

Laila Quiroga is the Co-Founder of Lunalis Cosmetics. She founded the company in 2016 with her sister after their mother died from cancer. As you know, health threats come from many angles, including the products we use. Women everywhere are now turning to plant-driven skin solutions.

Looking to the extraordinary plant life of their native Morocco, sisters Laila and Nana created a skincare company that offers hydrating, age-def...

March 27, 2019

UM: Tell us a little bit about your brand, and how did you get your start in the industry?

The vision for my brand was born when I made history by being the first crowned Miss Plus America in 2003. My platform of “positive body image” that I promoted as a monthly pageant obligation became the catalyst for me to become a trailblazer in plus size fashion and body positivity. I decided to pursue a career in entertainment full-time...

February 28, 2019

UM: Welcome! For our readers who may not know, tell us what inspired the creation of GLOW Beauty Group?

GLOW Beauty Group was created out of passion, especially to bring high quality and affordable hair care and skin care products to market, especially to people of color. We certainly believe our customers deserve to look their best and enjoy an amazing GLOW all the time without worrying about the price of the cosmetics they us...

January 18, 2019

Tip T.I. Harris, Robert Townsend, MC Lyte, JD McCrary,

Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins, Dapper Dan & Tim King This Year’s Honorees


27th Annual Event Takes Place Sat. Jan. 19 in Atlanta,

World Premieres on Bounce Sun. Feb. 17 at 9:00 p.m. ET

ATLANTA (Jan. 16, 2019) – NAACP Image ® Award-winning Actress Wendy Raquel Robinson and GRAMMY® Award-nominated R&B singer Tank will host the 2019 Bounce Trumpet Awards, an exciting night of in...

October 28, 2018

NEW YORK (October 25, 2018) –  Earlier this week BET Networks announced the nominees for the 2018 Soul Train Awards across 12 different categories. The annual celebration will recognize the best in Soul, R&B and Hip-Hop from legends to the next generation. Filming on November 17th at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, BET presents: 2018 Soul Train Awards will air on BET and BET HER on November 25th, 2018 at 8PM ET....

October 20, 2018

{Diamond Girlz Forever and Unrivaled Media Group} presented (Cupcakes & Courage), Candid Conversations About Domestic Violence. The purpose of the event was to educate young ladies of the warning signs and the seriousness of Domestic Violence. Cupcakes and Courage was held at KupCakerie, a growing black owned business in East Point, GA, Saturday October 13, 2018. 

Courageous local guest speakers shared their testimoni...

September 12, 2018

Walmart & Walmart Radio DJs along with New Cupid are issuing an International VIRAL Dance Challenge to uplift Walmart shoppers. Help Spread The News!

With all of the chaotic headlines in the news it’s a great time to bring a little levity and joy back into our lives! New Cupid and Walmart intend to do just that by starting their Walmart Shuffle Challenge to uplift their shoppers! 

The Challenge is simple! Video yours...

September 8, 2018

Janet Jackson was honored with the BMI Icon Award at The BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards in Atlanta last Thursday night (Aug. 30). The ceremony took place at The Woodruff Arts Center's Symphony Hall, where they celebrated the best songwriters, producers and music publishers in R&B and hip-hop of the past year. 

Janet Jackson’s tribute was kicked off with a Ciara-introduced dance performance by 411 Dance...

August 18, 2018

Actress Regina King delivered a keynote address on the importance of Black representation behind the scenes in Hollywood during “Diversity in the TV/Film Industry” at the Black Women’s Expo (BWe) Atlanta that was held August 10-12 at the Georgia International Convention Center.

King was among several celebrities that participated in the amazing weekend events. Cynthia Bailey introduced a new signature line of handbags – CB VIOR...

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