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Beasts of No Nation shines a light on child soldiers
October 8, 2015
Abraham Attah, who plays Agu, alongside Idris Elba, who plays Commandment in the film Beasts of No Nation opening October 16th. On October 16, Netflix will release its first original movie, ... read more »
UCLA Alum Hits Honest Tone With Millennials
September 24, 2015
As is the case with previous generations of 20-somethings, there’s been quite a bit written and reported on the Millennial generation. But for one filmmaker, what’s been reported hasn’t always aligned with the realities that Millennials often face on a day-to-day basis. ... read more »
Morgan Freeman’s Granddaughter Stabbed to Death in New York
August 17, 2015
  E’Dena Hines, the 33 year-old granddaughter of actor Morgan Freeman was stabbed to death on Sunday, August 16 in Manhattan, police said. Responding to a call of a stabbing, ... read more »
Jazz Recording Artist NAJEE Releases ‘You, Me, & Forever’
August 12, 2015
Prolific saxophonist and flutist Jerome Najee Rasheed is back atop the jazz charts with his latest musical offering, his 17th studio project, the luxuriant “You Me, & Forever.” Congruent with his music, Najee is a gracious artist who finds time amid recording, touring, and family to share his gift with other musicians. ... read more »
Hollywood’s reaction to Bobbi Kristina’s death
July 29, 2015
Bobbi Kristina Brown’s family along with many celebrities mourn the tragic loss of the 22-year old upcoming star and social media has been flooded with tributes. ... read more »
Rapper Claims ‘Post Traumatic Stress’ after Confrontation with The Game
July 29, 2015
A rapper who allegedly was threatened with a gun and beaten by The Game during a Hollywood Hills party in 2012 suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder as a result, a psychologist testified this week. Luis Zapata told Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Suzanne Bruguera that although plaintiff Glocc 40 also is an actor, the singer's demeanor during therapy indicated he was being forthright. ... read more »
Watts Village Theater Company Receives California Arts Council ‘Local Impact’ Grant
July 29, 2015
Funds will allow Watts Village Theater Company to extend the reach of the arts to those with limited access ... read more »
Comedian Dave Chappelle speaks out about comeback
July 23, 2015
Dave Chappelle's return to the comedy stage comes at a racially charged time in the U.S., but the comedian, who never shied away from racial issues, says that's just a coincidence. ... read more »
Bob Johnson launches the Urban Movie Channel
July 23, 2015
Robert L. Johnson is the founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies, an innovative business network that owns and holds interests in businesses operating in hotel real estate, private equity, consumer financial services, asset management, automobile dealerships, sports and entertainment, and video lottery terminal (VLT) gaming. ... read more »
Yara Shahidi
July 15, 2015
ABC’s sitcom “Black-ish” star Yara Shahidi can’t wait for the second season to kick off this fall. ... read more »
Rapper 50 Cent Files for Bankruptcy
July 15, 2015
50 Cent declared bankruptcy on July 13 after losing a multi-million dollar lawsuit. The filing comes after Lavonia Leviston won a $5 million jury verdict against 50 after the court determined the rapper intentionally leaked a sex tape in which she was featured. Leviston is the former girlfriend and mother of rapper Rick Ross’ child. ... read more »
Jill Scott no longer supports Bill Cosby, ‘I was Wrong’
July 8, 2015
On July 6, Jill Scott took to Twitter to talk about her previous support of her “mentor” Bill Cosby. ... read more »
July 2, 2015
The BET Experience continued with the star-studded Celebrity Basketball Game held on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. ... read more »
BET Awards 2015: A night filled with reunions, tributes and laughs
July 2, 2015
The 2015 BET Awards red carpet and show was hot. I’m not just talking about the actual weather, but the celebrity outfits, interviews and performances. The Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles’ L.A. Live was thriving with some of entertainment’s heaviest hitters. ... read more »
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