Hasbro & J Balvin Reveal “J Balvintron” Decepticon Collaboration

The Press Release:
Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS), and NTWRK, North America’s premiere livestream shopping platform, today announced the first TRANSFORMERS Collaborative music-inspired item – the J Balvin Mash-Up, J Balvintron 3-Pack. Hasbro and NTWRK have partnered with J Balvin, one of the most influential and successful Latin artists, to bring this truly special blend of music-inspired toy and “More Than Meets the Eye” worlds together for fans.

Sound waves combine in this TRANSFORMERS-J Balvin mash-up pack! “Reggaeton’s global ambassador” joins the DECEPTICONS as the TRANSFORMERS robot, J BALVINTRON. This DECEPTICON wields the power of rhythm to crush his enemies! The 7-inch tall Soundwave-inspired figure converts into cassette player mode in 6 steps and features deco and details inspired by J Balvin – including packaging inspired by J Balvin’s rainbow color scheme and his iconic smiley face icon with lightning bolt eyes. He comes with two mini cassette figures, with deco inspired by albums “Energia” and “Vibras”. The Energia Buzzsaw converts to condor mode in 4 steps, and Vibras Stripes converts to tiger mode in 3 steps. The figure also includes a blaster accessory and two rainbow blast effects.

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Discovery Launches “Shark Week” 2021 Consumer Products Program

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The Press Release:
Discovery, Inc., the global leader in real life entertainment, today announced a “fin-tastsic” list of merchandising partners for Discovery Channel’s Shark Week 2021. Airing Sunday, July 11 through Sunday, July 18 with an exciting lineup of original shark-themed programming, Shark Week is television’s longest-running and most anticipated summer event. This year’s consumer products program boasts new and returning partners across apparel, accessories, toys, home, publishing and food.

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New in 2021, DEVOUR Frozen Foods is launching limited-edition Shark Week packaging for its frozen meals, along with a sweepstakes offering shark fanatics a chance to win a number of incredible prizes. Pura Vida, the artisan jewelry brand inspired by the “pure life” Costa Rican lifestyle, is diving into Shark Week with new fashion accessories that will benefit Oceana, a charitable organization dedicated to protecting and restoring the world’s oceans, available at Tilly’s and independently owned surf shops. Founded in 1964, Hawaiian retailer Crazy Shirts is set to launch an exclusive line of licensed apparel for both adults and kids that feature its iconic original art. The collection will be available at the brand’s retail stores, catalog and crazyshirts.com. Also making a splash this year are pet toys from G Mason Group available at Walmart, and Shark Week themed towels from Sand Cloud available online only at SoudCloud.com.
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Warner Brothers Pictures “The Many Saints Of Newark” Official Trailer

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“Woke up this morning, got yourself a gun”…. If you know your Pop Culture references, you know full well that this is the opening line of the song by Alabama 3 that played during the intro to HBO’s “The Sopranos”. While many fans expected some kind of sequel series or film over the course of the 14 years its been since that ended, we are getting a prequel instead from Warner Brothers Pictures and Chase Films with “The Many Saints Of Newark”. The Official Trailer for the film was recently revealed and is presented below for your attention with some light premise, casting and art. Take a look.

The Premise: A look at the formative years of New Jersey gangster, Tony Soprano. (c/o IMDB)
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The Summer Fancy Food Show Returns This September

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The Press Release:
The Fancy Food Show is Back at Javits! Food makers and innovators are looking for you as they grow their networks and get back to in-person selling. Come meet them face-to-face and discover the specialty foods you’ve been craving at Fancy Food Show 2021.

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Given your proximity to New York City, travel options are plentiful and increasingly safe. You’ve likely heard the good news that as of June 15, nearly all of New York state-mandated restrictions on businesses and social gatherings have been lifted. It’s a great time to be back in the City and get back to business!
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Presenting The 2021 BET Awards Winners

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Last night the BET Awards for 2021 were given out in a ceremony hosted by Taraji P. Henson. We didn’t watch the overall broadcast but will share the news with those readers who waned to know the scoop but didn’t tune in. This post will mark the very first time that we are featuring this awards ceremony winners.

Album of the Year:
WINNER – Heaux Tales – Jazmine Sullivan
After Hours – The Weeknd
Blame It on Baby – DaBaby
Good News – Megan Thee Stallion
King’s Disease – Nas
Ungodly Hour – Chloe x Halle

Video of the Year:
WINNER – Cardi B featuring Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”
Cardi B – “Up”
Chloe x Halle – “Do It”
Chris Brown and Young Thug – “Go Crazy”
Drake featuring Lil Durk– “Laugh Now Cry Later”
Silk Sonic – “Leave the Door Open”
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