News From The Source

October 2017

Grown Folks Music Exclusive Interview!!

 

I was invited by De Angela Duff with New York University at the Brooklyn Experimental Media Center #I<3DM. Professor Duff in the House! Enjoy this special rare interview with Grown Folks Music!

Exclusive Clips Coming This week - JB

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September 2017

THANK YOU NEW YORK & Katra Lounge!!!

We Did it Big in the Big Apple For My Birthday!!!

I am so thankful to all the Fans, Family & Friends that came through to Katra Lounge. Thank you to everyone that traveled across country to come and celebrate my special day with me. From the bottom of my heart I thank you and show my appreciation to you.  Thank you Kim & Randy (you both already know!)  Thank you to my Team Tonya & Jill with Pose Management for making the event a success.  Thank you Clint Laourdakis with Mad Angry Panda Designs for your cool (did I mention C.O.O.L) design work of the Umbrella and t-shirts. Thank you Troy Gua and Jonathan Caustrita for your illustrations. Tricky & Christopher never looked so good in cartoon form!!! Thank you Miles Marshall Lewis, Crystal Durant & Ron Worthy. An event is made successfully when you have talented people like this giving their best. Special thank you to the photographers & filming crew that captured some AMAZING clips. Kevin Brown, Daniel Ivy Jr., Alec Turner & Barry Bcyd. And you know I gotta give a shout out to DJ Kool KGee. He had the deep crates....he had the deep crates. Katra Lounge & Staff - superb food, service and "drinky drinks!"   What can I say? NYC lets do it again!!! 


HAPPY BIRTHDAY JEROME - Party in NYC at Katra Lounge!!! 

Prince, Flyte Tyme & Minneapolis Sound Dance Party in NYC!!! Wednesday, September 13, 2017

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My birthday party will be at Katra Lounge. in NYC! DJ Kool KGee on the 1's & 2's with a special fan Q&A with writer Miles Marshall Lewis  (Ebony Magazine, Essence Magazine). Celeb guests, media & filming all night! Rock your best Purple as we pick the Best Dressed for the night with special prizes!  Co-Hosts for the night include  DJ Crystal Clear & Tonya Giddens! Come Enjoy New York Fashion Week & Celebrate the Legacy of Prince on Wednesday, September 13, 2017!

Order dinner from the Katra Menu, Drink Specials, come enjoy an INCREDIBLE NIGHT WITH THE #PURPLEARMY💜

VIP is Soldout!!!!

GENERAL ADMISSION Ticket special 😎

 CLICK HERE TO GET YOUR TICKETS ON EVENTBRITE NOW!!!

BUY YOUR TICKET - And Don't Forget to Bring A Girlfriend 😎


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!!!!)

Visit www.drfunkenberry.com

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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! 

http://www.atasteoftheater.com/


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. 

Costume designer Marie France, producer Robert Cavallo, director Albert Magnoli, actors Apollonia Kotero and Jill Jones, and actor/The Time musician Jerome Benton at the Academy Event "Purple Rain" on August 29, 2016 at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater.

Costume designer Marie France, producer Robert Cavallo, director Albert Magnoli, actors Apollonia Kotero and Jill Jones, and actor/The Time musician Jerome Benton at the Academy Event "Purple Rain" on August 29, 2016 at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater.

 
 
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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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.  

Fans Get Your Tickets now!