Mayor Sylvester Turner celebrates breaking ground at the Bethune Empowerment Center in Acres Homes.
The Bethune Empowerment Center is an adaptive reuse of the existing Bethune Academy, a former elementary school in the Aldine Independent School District (AISD). According to a release, the Bethune Empowerment Center will serve as a business incubator and vocational entity for the Acres Homes neighborhood.
Gospel singer Brian Courtney Wilson performed an intimate concert at Houston's Turkey Leg Hut.
Houston mainstay Turkey Leg Hut was included in an initiative with Ebony Magazine to help celebrate Black businesses in Houston and held an intimate concert in celebration. The small concert featured gospel singer Brian Courtney Wilson and Major Finely.
Lil Keke, Paul Wall, and Slim Thug released a new track, "Still Sippin."
The Houston OG's teamed up for a new song, called "Still Sippin." The track is a play on the Houston anthem, "Still Tippin," which was released in 2005.
Houston Actress Cierra Ramirez joins a new indie feature, "The Re-Education of Molly Singer.
Ramirez, who has also starred in popular shows, "Good Trouble" and "The Fosters," will portray the character of Lindsay, a college student who gets caught up in a love triangle.
Megan Thee Stallion is set to debut a virtual reality theatrical experience.
📝 | Megan is set to debut a virtual reality theatrical experience with AmazeVR early next year:— Megan Charts (@StallionOnChart) August 5, 2021
"Megan is a true artist. We are putting together a show that's never been done before. An epic performance that will allow anyone to feel like they're right there with Megan." pic.twitter.com/CejhytMk4m
Megan Thee Stallion has not let up in 2021. The multifaceted artist is now moving into the realm of television and film, and according to a release, AmazeVR has signed a deal with Roc Nation, for Thee Stallion to create a "one-of-a-kind immersive virtual reality experience.