The 2015 Billboard Music Awards


The 2015 Billboard Awards brought the hottest artists from all genres of music to ONE stage!!

Adam Blackstone, CEO of BASSic Black Entertainment, and the BBE band represented for the performances of Nicki Minaj feat. David Guetta and the breakout stars from the cast of “Empire”!!

“Empire” Season 1 may have ended months ago, but its stars, Jussie Smollett (Jamal) and Bryshere “Yazz” Gray (Hakeem), reunited at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday to perform “Conqueror,” featuring Estelle, and “You’re So Beautiful.” Taraji P. Henson, who plays Cookie, introduced her co-stars with, “Prepare to celebrate the music of ‘Empire!'”

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Check out videos of their performances below!!

Rihanna Closes Out Season 40 of “Saturday Night Live”


Season 40 of one of NBC’s longest running television shows, “Saturday Night Live”, was quite possibly one of the best season yet! So it’s no wonder that they called the pop diva herself, Rihanna, to perform as the final musical guest of the season!

Adam Blackstone, CEO of BASSic Black Entertainment, ensured that Rihanna’s performance was one that was musically appealing to the ears of everyone in the audience and those watching at home!! With Adam as Musical Director, Rihanna definitely left her mark on the SNL stage!!!

Check out the video of her performance below!!




“Empire” Stars Perform LIVE on Good Morning America


The stars of Fox’s new hit show “Empire” stopped by the Good Morning America stage to perform their new single off of the “Empire” soundtrack.

America has come to love Jussie Smollett and Yazz from their co-starring roles on the hit show “Empire” but proved to the GMA audience that they’re more than just actors! Performing “You’re So Beautiful”, they gave the fans something to dance to early in the morning!

BASSic Black Entertainment CEO, Adam Blackstone, was Musical Director for the live performance and provided a full BBE band and singers!!

Check out the video of their performance below!!!

The Official Soundtrack to HBO’s “Bessie”

Legacy Recordings Bessie Cover

HBO’s much anticipated airing of the biopic “Bessie” stars grammy award winning singer/actress Queen Latifah as the sassy songstress. The soundtrack, to be relased on CD June 2, includes some of Bessie’s original songs newly recorded by Latifah. The work of BASSic Black Entertainment CEO, Adam Blackstone, is also featured on the soundtrack. Adam and the BASSic Black team collaborated with Latifah to create beautiful music to honor the late songstress.


The album alsoBessie Smith’s original “Gimme A Pigfoot and A Bottle Of Beer” recording, featuring newly recorded vocals, ad-libs and raucous banter by Queen Latifah, set to enhanced instrumentation remixed and produced by Adam Blackstone and Queen Latifah.

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“Bessie” airs May 16 on HBO. Check your local listings!!

Rihanna Performs at The 2015 MET Gala


The 2015 MET Gala is known for it’s themed fashion and is always the scene for A-List celebrities, socialities, and entrepreneurs.

Rihanna took the world by storm with her Guo Pei designed gown and highly energetic LIVE performance!!

BADGirlRiRi took to the stage to perform such hits at “Diamonds”, “Pour it Up”, and her latests smash hit “B**** Better Have My Money”

BASSic Black Entertainment CEO, Adam Blackstone, was musical director for the performance and ensured the band to brought RiRi’s performance to life!!

Check out pics of her performance below!!