News From The Source
HAPPY BIRTHDAY JEROME!!! Everyone Come Meet Us in NYC September 13, 2017!!!
Join Jerome Benton of the legendary band The Time as he celebrates his birthday in New York City at Katra Lounge. Best known for his appearances in the movies "Purple Rain", "Under the Cherry Moon" and "Graffiti Bridge" Jerome is coming to celebrate his birthday in a big way!!!
We are partying with Jerome with DJ Kool KGee spinning ALL YOUR FAVORITE Minneapolis Sound Jams! Wear your best Prince inspired attire and have a chance to be awarded the a special "Purple Ticket" entering you into a special contest during the night!
Don't miss out on our special filming all night long with fans and Q&A Session featuring writer Miles Marshall Lewis (Ebony, Essence) with Jerome!
Detroit I'm Baaaaaaccck!!!!! - May/June 2017
Evenovate and New Day Entertainment in conjunction with Radio One (Detroit’s Hot 107.5 and 105.9 KISS-FM) present The Purple Party: a birthday celebration for my friend & brother the iconic Prince. The event takes place at Bert’s Warehouse Theater in Detroit, MI.
The Purple Party is the ultimate Prince tribute and birthday celebration in the Motor City. Prince themed cocktails and free commemorative t-shirts will be given with a VIP purchase. Limited early bird tickets are on sale for $19.99 and can be purchased online at www.ticketalternative.com or by calling 877.725.8849. Before the event there will be a Purple Rain Block Party hosted by KISS 105.9’s Angie Starr which is free and open to the public.
#PurpleArmy I'm bringing my sister Jill Jones and my brother Wally with me. It's a party to celebrate Prince and Detroit!
Dr. Funkenberry & Jerome - The Interview - April 2017
Jerome sat down with Dr. Funkenberry for a live exclusive 2 part interview this month now available on iTunes. Funkenberry is a long time friend of Jerome and many others within the musician community. He's worked as an important figure documenting Prince's life for his fans since 2006. Enjoy this special feature! (A big thank you to Jerome's Management Team for helping to organize this exclusive moment. More big things coming soon!!!!)
Jerome visits Chicago to support "The Taste of Theater" - October 3, 2016
Jerome, along with business partner Ilunga Adell, will be visiting Chicago on October 7 & 8 to support Chicago Theater. Jerome and Ilunga share co-ownership of LA based production company Thandiwe Entertainment Architects. Don't miss out on this event!
Thanks to The Academy & The Fans - September 19, 2016
Thank you to Cheryl Boone Isaacs and The Academy for the invitation to appear on the panel for "Purple Rain." For those in attendance it was incredible to celebrate a historical moment in music and film. Much love to Jill, Marie, Bob, Albert, Reggie & Marcus. And always thank you to my brother Prince for the opportunity.
The Academy Presents "Purple Rain" - August 29, 2016
Jerome, along with Director Albert Magnoli will lead a discussion about the significance of Purple Rain & the lasting legacy of this iconic film.