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Laz Alonso encouraged RIDE Con viewers to be fearless. He also discussed the importance of diversity and representation in Hollywood through an intense climate the world is under right now.  “We have to support each other and have each other’s backs,” he said. He joined Damien Hooper Campbell, chief diversity officer at Zoom, for the panel session titled…

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  Cast members from the ’90s hit show, “A Different World,” joined The Home Depot for a celebration on Monday, April 30, 2018. Jasmine Guy, Kadeem Hardison, Darryl Bell and Cree Summer reunited at The Home Depot’s headquarters for the Retool Your School Campus Improvement Grants. Show fans, i.e., The Home Depot employees and invited media guests…

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MCLEAN, Va. (Feb. 27, 2018) – Hilton and the American Black Film Festival’s 2018 ABFF Honors, announced the selection of Jerrena Taylor of Orlando, Florida, as this year’s winner of the ABFF Honors VIP Fan Experience. For the third consecutive year, Hilton has partnered with ABFF to host the prestigious ABFF Honors. The highly anticipated sweepstakes promotion, the ABFF Honors VIP Fan Experience, which complements the Honors event held each February, offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for one winner and his or her guest to travel to Beverly Hills to be a part…

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The RIDE inaugural conference came to a close with an acting class hosted by actor Laz Alonso and actress-acting coach Lalanya Masters of AOA Studios. The weekend event attracted attendees interested in tech, thought leadership, entertainment and business. This workshop attracted aspiring actors just getting started in the industry. Alonso and Masters started the workshop by sharing…

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The Rolling Out Innovation Digital Entertainment Conference (RIDE) is the city’s first ever film, TV, gaming, music and digital media summit and the ideal platform to meet and engage with the power players. Dubbed #RIDEcon17, it will gather brilliant and bright innovators, elite speakers, key industry influencers, nascent entrepreneurs, investors and hackers. It also presents…

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The Rolling out Innovation Digital and Entertainment (RIDE) Conference will take place in Atlanta on Friday-Saturday, September 22-23 and will showcase a phenomenal display of insight and expertise from powerhouses, CEO’s, entertainment moguls, best-selling authors, industry experts and more. Acting veteran Laz Alonso will be one of the dynamos at the conference and he’s bringing…

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We’ve challenged ourselves to come up with the top seven reasons to attend this year’s Rolling Out Innovation Digital Entertainment (RIDE) Conference and we did it with flying colors. So, why should you join our award-winning, best-selling, CEO speakers and your tribe of forward-thinking thought-leaders, innovators, disruptors, and entrepreneurs from across the nation for RIDE in Atlanta Sept. 22-23?…

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At rolling out’s inaugural innovation conference, attendees will have an unprecedented opportunity to hear from entertainment industry executives and legends on how to survive and thrive in the business. The highly curated list of RIDE conference speakers will share their business acumen and career insights by offering case studies, micro-lectures, panel discussions and breakout sessions.…

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Riding in the success lane will allow you to fulfill your dreams during the time that you have on this Earth. The trail of success left by songwriters and athletes, whether it’s winning a Grammy or the Super Bowl, and it’s easy to track those kinds of accomplishments. Jay-Z dropped his 4:44 album and the industry exploded…

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