-- India.Arie launches her 2009 Soulbird Tour in April with a series of West Coast dates: Berkeley, Calif. (April 1), Portland, Ore. (April 3), Seattle (April 4), Vancouver, (April 5), Los Angeles (April 15), San Diego (April 18) and Anaheim, Calif. (April 19). The tour, with additional tour dates to be announced, is in support of her latest album, "Testimony: Vol. 2, Love & Politics."

-- SoBe Entertainment's Urban Mystic will release his third album, "GRIII: Old School 2 Nu Skool" on April 28. The album sports production by KayGee & Tramp, Mike City and SoBes Cecile Barker; guests include Yung Joc, Beenie Mann and Shaggy. Urban Mystic is best known for his 2004 hit, "Where Were You?"

-- TV One and A. Smith & Co. Productions have teamed up again for eight new episodes of the cable channel's popular bio series "Unsung." Among the second run's featured eight airing this summer are Melba Moore and Minnie Riperton. Celebrating artists whose careers stopped short of deserved mainstream acclaim, "Unsung" bowed in 2008 with four episodes featuring DeBarge, Donny Hathaway, Phyllis Hyman and the Clark Sisters. The four premieres attracted 1.1 million viewers.