Cocoa Media Group Launches Third Web Site and Cocoa Films; Announces Five New Original Web Series; Partnerships With Issa Rae and Malinda Williams; and ORS Sponsorship.

Oct 02, 2013, 15:23 ET from Cocoa Media Group

ATLANTA, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cocoa Media Group (CMG), the fastest growing collection of premium digital destinations targeting young women of color including and CocoaFab.TV, announced the launch of their third web site Featuring style news, DIY beauty and hair tutorials, street style, home decor and original web series, this daily destination plugs trendsetting influentials into what they crave.

In partnership with actress Malinda Williams, CMG is launching Cocoa Films and releasing its first docu-series, Love is in the Hair, in 2014, to explore African-American women's complex and personal relationship with their hair, the growing natural hair movement and the world of hair shows.

"This is an amazing opportunity to inject fresh ideas into new media," says Malinda Williams. "As an artist, I have always been fascinated with the platform and its vast possibilities. It presents us with an almost limitless canvas upon which to express and create."

Fashion and Beauty Series:
 Malinda Williams' Mane Taming, Season 2 sponsored by ORS (DIY hair tutorial); Mattie's Mix (fashion and beauty tutorials from creator of, The Beauty Breakdown by celebrity makeup artist Tai Young (makeup tutorials).

Entertainment Series:

CMG is also pleased to announce their partnership with Awkward Black Girl creator Issa Rae to co-produce the hilarious pop culture series, Let Leslie Tell It.

"I am so happy to have Let Leslie Tell It join the CocoaFab family," says Issa Rae. "I've been waiting for the right opportunity to collaborate with Angela Burt-Murray again and this is a perfect fit. I'm so glad they believe in the hilarious Leslie Robinson as much as I do."

Reality Remix with Cortney, recaps the highs, lows and WTH's in reality TV with CocoaFab reporter Cortney Wills (November).

About Cocoa Media Group

Cocoa Media Group (CMG) is an innovative digital media company founded by former Essence magazine editor-in-chief Angela Burt-Murray and leading digital media strategist Shelly Jones Jennings to entertain and inspire young women of color. CMG operates a compelling portfolio of premium media brands, including, CocoaFab.TV and With a team of award-winning journalists and videographers, CMG also delivers innovative content experiences for this audience as well as brand partners looking to reach this growing and influential market.

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