Billy Ray Valentine comes with this fourth release in three years, “Roseland”, a film about a village trying to raise and protect their own. “Roseland” stars Julian T. Allen, Mike Sampson, and Shanta’ Renee Smith.

The film takes you on a trip back down memory lane to a time when hanging on the block in the summertime was innocent and fun. It’s the story of a young man and his best friend on a spree of mischief and quirky run ins. When the love of his life, family and others try to steer him in the right direction, a twist of fate is where life turns. Yes, Billy Ray has done it again with this fast-paced comedy about a village coming together.

The premiere screening of ROSELAND is Sunday, August 28, 2022, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM CDT, @ Classic Cinemas Lake Theatre, 1022 Lake Street, Oak Park, IL 60301.

TICKET LINK: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/roseland-movie-premiere-tickets-388299593537?aff=eand&fbclid=IwAR3EcS1tCysQBj0htncjEQraksAOWTCx5IA6P6ilzfbLm2v-0ni4NOglgkI

ROSELAND is due to release August 30, 2022 on ALL major streaming platforms, through Maverick Entertainment.

BILLY RAY VALENTINE BIO:

Mark Anthony Mathews aka Billy Ray Valentine was born in 1967 at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. He grew up on the south side of the city in the Robert Taylor Homes and in the late 70s moved to the Auburn Gresham neighborhood.

In 1986, he lived in the Roseland community and that’s where he got his start in the entertainment business with writing, producing and performing music as well.

In 1990, Mark went to Hollywood and appeared on the television show “A Different World” alongside Kadeem Hardison and Jasmine Guy.

In 1999, he collaborated with the production team at M.O.B. Records and produced the “Cha Cha Slide”, an album featuring Mr. C aka Casper.

In 2009, Mark started Singles Film & Music Entertainment and began directing music videos, documentaries, television commercials, and web series.

Fast forward to 2019, Mark started producing full-length feature films, which includes “Magic” and “Lil Ceasar.” From there, he started creating more content, including “Roseland”, “The Walk of Rufus”, “A Masquerade Trapp” and now the upcoming “Theodis”, the sequel to “The Walk of Rufus.”

As of today, Mark Anthony Matthews aka Billy Ray Valentine, is still creating content and entertainment for the streaming audience around the world, with streams in excess of billions in households across the world!

His fourth release in three years, “Roseland”, is a film about a village trying to raise and protect their own. “Roseland” stars Julian T. Allen, Mike Sampson, and Shanta’ Renee Smith, and is due to release on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 on ALL major streaming platforms, through Maverick Entertainment.

The premiere screening of ROSELAND is Sunday, August 28, 2022, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM CDT, @ Classic Cinemas Lake Theatre, 1022 Lake Street, Oak Park, IL 60301.

TICKET LINK: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/roseland-movie-premiere-tickets-388299593537?aff=eand&fbclid=IwAR3EcS1tCysQBj0htncjEQraksAOWTCx5IA6P6ilzfbLm2v-0ni4NOglgkI




Pierre A. Evans is a freelance writer of Entertainment, Music, Art, Culture, Fashion and Current Events, and previously for SoulTrain.com, NDigo.com, ChicagoDefender.com, EmpireRadioMagazine.com, and UrbanMuseMag.com, an author, singer/songwriter, actor, model, poet, dancer, and DJ. He is also the Owner of Pinnacle Entertainment Productions and the Owner/Publisher of GO BANG! Magazine. Follow him on Facebook @Pierre Andre Evans, Twitter @Playerre, and on Instagram @Pierre_Andre_Evans.



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