ATLANTA, GA and INDIANAPOLIS, IN — Dec. 17, 2020 — RYZE Magazine announced a strategic partnership with The Basketball League affectionately called— TBL, whose high-performance pro sports games span across the entire United States with 35 teams and a broadcast bandwidth of 145 countries watching every game. As one of the most engaging and captivating sports in the world, Basketball draws thousands, is watched by millions, and ranks as the third most popular game out of the hundreds of professional sports leagues. Basketball has close to a billion fans and is heavily undergirded by Hip Hop’s music culture. 

The milestones build on the companies cross-pollination of platforms that complement one another perfectly. 

RYZE Magazine is the premier information resource for the Christian Hip Hop community. Whether online through its extensive website or via its internationally distributed monthly digital publication, RYZE is commonly referred to as “a cut above the rest.” Created in 2016, with the indie artist in mind, along with its broad appeal makes loyal readers out of engineers, producers, studio owners, agents, attorneys, publicists, label executives, and, of course, professional, and emerging artists. They all turn to RYZE for articles and resources for everything from writing songs and getting a manager, to the latest technology for music distribution and recording gear, as well as interviews with artistry and industry leaders on how success can be achieved in today’s music industry.

“With a strong belief in the WORD of GOD, and community as the foundation of the partnership, the strides made together will benefit both CHH culture and TBL; as music and the sports industry go hand in hand from commercials to video games, you hear the latest Hip-Hop artists in the background. As such, this relationship opens doors to many opportunities for sharing on both sides of the relationship.”

“We both aim to provide opportunities with a clear and fast path to the production of excellence within the entertainment industry across multiple platforms. Together, we are able to put feet to mouth —as an ole adage shares and make it happen.


About TBL

At the helm is Evelyn Magley who became the first African American woman to own a Men’s professional sports league in the United States. In its 3rd season and growing exponentially, TBL, is dedicated to delivering a world-class professional basketball experience to communities, fans, and business partners. Originally starting in 2018, the league targeted nearly 40 markets in the U.S. and found success.

Mrs. Magley serves as C.E.O., her husband Dave Magley, a retired NBA player, and former Commissioner of the National Basketball League of Canada (NBL) serves as President, and Carlnel Wiley Jr. serves as the Commissioner. Carlnel before becoming Commissioner coached for 20+ seasons at various levels including the NBA D-League.

“Where the SPIRIT of the Game Lives” #adifferentleague

For more information, visit The Basketball  and follow @tbasketballleague