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Cozi TV Celebrates Black Music Month

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    COZI TV announced its commemoration of June’s Black music month with a debut of new, original short-form vignettes featuring cameo appearances from some of the black music’s most iconic names.

    The celebration runs from June 19 through June 23 on the national multicast network.

    Iconic artists such as James Brown, Isaac Hayes and Little Richard made memorable appearances on episodes of COZI TV shows such as "Miami Vice," "The A-Team" and Baywatch over the course of those show's run. The original vignettes feature hip-hop and pop culture influencers discussing their TV performances, as well as their musical and societal contributions.

    Commentators in the segments include Angela Yee, host of Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club; Janine Rubenstein, music reporter for PEOPLE; music producer DJ Clark Kent and news journalist Alicia Quarles.

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    The vignettes will be showcased within COZI TV’s curated episodes and will also live on COZITV.com with additional and extended versions that discuss the evolution of black music and its mark on pop culture.  

    The curated episodes will air at the following times:

    June 19, 10:00PM: The A-Team, “A Lease With An Option” featuring Della Reese

    June 20, 11:00PM: Miami Vice, “Missing Hours” featuring James Brown

    June 21, 11:00PM: Miami Vice, “Bought and Paid For” featuring El DeBarge

    June 22, 10:00PM: The A-Team, “The Heart of Rock N’ Roll” featuring Rick James & Isaac Hayes

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    (Published Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018)

    June 22, 12:00AM: Baywatch, “The Runaways” Short featuring Little Richard

    June 23, 11:00PM: Miami Vice, “Florence, Italy” featuring The Fat Boys