For Immediate Release
May 21, 2009
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Jackie Saril

(BPRW) Soul Survivor: the Return of R&B Maxwell Featured on UPTOWN Magazine June/July Cover

( BLACK PR WIRE) ( May 21, 2009) NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The June/July 2009 issue of UPTOWN Magazine (on newsstands June 9th) features Soul Survivor, Tomika Andersons cover story on Maxwell, the 90's neo-soul success who went off the charts, off the radar and will release his first album in eight years this July.

Also featured is Admission Impossible by Carla Willis & Shereem Herndon-Brown, a look at the growing stress and costs of private school applications. The Art of Fashion, features the seasons chicest swimsuits shot against amazing artist murals in old Miami.

The June/July issue welcomes two new advertisers. Louis Vuitton offers their first ad campaign in UPTOWN, starring Madonna. Jorg Gray Chronograph debuts their 6500 timepiece, the watch worn by President Obama at his inauguration.

We are thrilled to welcome Maxwell back to the spotlight, his music has been missed, said Brett Wright, UPTOWN’s Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer. On the eve of our fifth anniversary, we are excited to welcome new advertising partners from the very important categories of fashion and accessories. We have worked hard to position ourselves in the luxury lifestyle market.

UPTOWN Magazine is the only luxury lifestyle company targeting the growing Affluent African American (AAA) market. UPTOWN is published six times a year nationally with regional issues in NYC, Atlanta, Washington DC, Chicago and Charlotte. UPTOWN circulation is 200,000 and has a readership of 800,000. Visit for your daily dose of luxury lifestyle.

About Uptown Media
Founded in 2004, Uptown Media Group is the only luxury lifestyle company that targets the Affluent African American (AAA) Market. UPTOWN Magazine affords luxury purveyors the broadest access to this highly sought-after male and female demographic. Uptown Media Group, LLC offers both traditional and innovative strategies, including UPTOWN Magazine (published bi-monthly with NYC, Chicago, Atlanta, Washington DC, Charlotte and National editions),, the interactive website, Uptown Social event updates and Uptown’s signature events. UPTOWN Magazine is available by subscription at and on national newsstands, including Hudson News. UPTOWN Magazine, a toast to Luxury, Lifestyle and Living.

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