Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Hasan Presents The Way Back: Music for The COVID-19 Relief Fund

Songwriter/Producer Hasan Johnson brings you “The Way Back,” a musical compilation created to not only uplift you but to raise money and awareness for those suffering during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Though working with many of your favorite artists in the industry, Hasan decided to seek out & collaborate with up & coming talent from various countries & genres. This gave the project a fresh new sound & something for everyone’s listening pleasure.

Please find it in your heart to support & purchase “The Way Back.” Proceeds will go to Direct Relief, a nonprofit humanitarian aid organization that rushes critical medicines and requested supplies to communities affected by poverty or emergencies throughout the world. All earnings will support Direct Relief’s emergency response to COVID-19. Direct Relief supports healthcare organizations and professionals who care for medically underserved communities.

Your generosity will help families and people in need access critical information and services like food, and shelter.

This world is filled with good people with good hearts, so let’s help as much as we can! We don’t know when this Pandemic will end but we can at least reach out & do what we can for those in need. It’s up to us. Thank you in advance. #SpreadLove #HaNation #LevelzDigital

Executive produced by: Hasan Johnson
Featured artists: Hasan, Nikki Pope, JRome Dillard, YA$E, Too Close for Missiles, Kyra, Gage, Yuni-G, Mich Mo, Estela Starr & Ayaka.

Hasan Presents "The Way Back" - $15.00
(Purchase the music or just donate. Any amount is appreciated.)

         Thank you!

Disney Sets Feature Based On Lionel Richie’s Greatest Hits

Disney Studios is in the early stages of development on All Night Long, a film inspired by the greatest hits by music icon Lionel Richie, Deadline has confirmed. Richie, who currently serves as a judge on Disney/ABC’s American Idol, and his manager Bruce Eskowitz will produce alongside Dana Brunetti and Matt Del Piano of Cavalry Media. Crazy Rich Asians co-writer Pete Chiarelli is crafting the screenplay, which is said to be more in the vein of Mamma Mia.

R.I.P Bonnie Pointer. Member Of Grammy-Winning The Pointer Sisters

Bonnie Pointer, a member of Grammy-winning vocal group The Pointer Sisters, died Monday. She was 69. No cause of death was given.

“It is with great sadness that I have to announce to the fans of The Pointer Sisters that my sister, Bonnie died this morning, her sister and fellow singer Anita Pointer said in a statement to the PA news agency. “Our family is devastated, on behalf of my siblings and I and the entire Pointer family, we ask for your prayers at this time.”

Bonnie Pointer and her younger sister June co-founded duo The Pointers in 1969. When their sister Anita joined them later that year, they changed their name to The Pointer Sisters. Their oldest sister Ruth joined in 1972, and a year after that, they released their self-titled debut album, which included the hit “Yes We Can Can.”

Bonnie and Anita co-wrote the group’s crossover country hit, “Fairytale”, in 1974, which also became a Top 20 pop hit & won the group their 1st Grammy for Best Vocal by a Duo or Group, Country. It also received a Grammy nom for Best Country Song. Bonnie left the group in 1977 for a solo career, signing with Motown in 1978. She went on to release “Heaven Must Have Sent You,” which reached No. 11 on Billboard Hot 100 chart, along with 3 solo albums, including two before retiring from the studio.