HBO Honors Tina Turner’s Life, Legacy and Influential Impact in Music Through Art & Radio Programming – The Hype Magazine
HBO will launch a multi-media virtual experience to celebrate Tina Turner’s life, legacy and impact on culture beginning this Friday. The two-day exclusive will amplify the themes and experiences depicted in upcoming HBO’s original documentary TINA, directed by Dan Lindsay, T.J. Martin and produced by Simon Chinn, Jonathan Chinn, Diane Becker through music and art. HBO partners with NTS Radio to present Tina Turner: Rulebreaker, a five-hour block of exclusive programming in partnership with NTS Radio. This exciting programming will give fans a space for exploration across genres of music, culture, and interests, to celebrate the premiere of the HBO documentary film TINA.Exclusive Tina-inspired artwork created by BIPOC artists will be released on social media on Saturday. TINA premieres, SATURDAY, MARCH 27 (8:00 PM- 10:00 PM ET/PT) on HBO and will be available to stream on HBO Max.
In support of the themes and experiences depicted in HBO’s new original documentary TINA, directed by Dan Lindsay, T.J. Martin and produced by Simon Chinn, Jonathan Chinn, Diane Becker, HBO developed a multi-media virtual experience to inspire fans to celebrate Tina Turner and her legacy. The full day of NTS programming will pay homage to Turner’s incredible on-stage energy, athleticism, and resilience as a Black woman pioneer who’s paved the way for generations of musicians.
HBO commissioned custom artwork from artists Reyna Noriega, Thaddeus, and Andrea Pippins. Their original designs to highlight the themes in the film to enhance engagement across social media.
Reyna Noriega is a Miami-based Black and Afro-Latina visual artist, author, and educator who works across a variety of mediums, from graphic design, to painting, digital illustration, and photography. Through simplified shapes and forms in bold and vibrant shades, she portrays figures of people of color, architectural spaces, and landscapes.
Thaddeus aka Hippy Potter is a NYC based artist who creates bright and thought-provoking graphics centered around amplifying Black voices while also focusing on diverse representation, black queer joy and racial equality among other important topics. Using vibrant technicolor hues and expressive shapes. His inspiring compositions simultaneously evoke powerful and playful emotions.
Andrea Pippins is an illustrator and author who has a passion for creating images that reflect what she wants to see in art, media, and design. Her work has been featured in Essence Magazine, The New York Times, and O: The Oprah Magazine.
A breakdown of each hour of programming for Tina Turner: Rulebreaker is below:
FRIDAY, MARCH 26, 2021
11AM – 11:40AM ET | Tina Turner: In Focus
11:40AM – 12:30PM ET | Resilience with Arlo Parks
12:30PM -1:30PM ET | Tina Turner: Uncovered with Alima Lee
1:30PM – 2:20PM ET | Trailblazers: Pioneers of Music with Nao
2:20PM – 3:10PM ET | Defying Boundaries with Kelsey Lu
3:10PM – 4PM ET | Artist to Stage with Dawn Richard
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