Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Interview with the Writer/Director of Nas: Time Is Illmatic
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 21 November 2014
Interview with documentary Writer/Producer Erik Parker and Director One9 on capturing the cultural impact of Nas’ prolific debut album LAS: As a first time director, could you describe what your responsibilities ... read more >>
Nate Parker The veteran thespian discusses his new film Beyond The Lights and gives insight to his personal life
Written by Kam Williams 20 November 2014
                                                                                                                         Nate Parker as Kaz ... read more >>
Love, Laughter and Life Lessons with Flex & Shanice
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 13 November 2014
The comedic actor and singer share the highs and lows of fame in their new docu-series on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) continues to provide positive examples of African ... read more >>
Adult Swim airs new cartoon series Mike Tyson Mysteries
Written by Shonassee Shaver 13 November 2014
Meet the team, from (l to r) Yung Hee Tyson, Ghost of the Marquess of Queensberry, Mike Tyson and Pigeon. (Photo Courtesy Adult Swim) Put an alcoholic pigeon, a Korean daughter, a ghost and former heavy­weight ... read more >>
Don’t Run From Your Dreams
Written by Amen Oyiboke 13 November 2014
 Indie artist & songwriter Hewan creates music that pushes people to activate their goals Her expressive journey started with writing poetry in high school. Since then she has sharpened her writing ... read more >>
Queen Latifah will host the 2014 Hollywood Film Awards award show
Written by Shonassee Shaver 13 November 2014
The multi-talented award-winning actress, musician and talk show host Queen Latifah, will host the inaugural broadcast of the Hollywood Film Awards, live from the Hollywood Palladium Friday, November ... read more >>
Chris Rock’s “Top Five” coming this December
Written by Shonassee Shaver 13 November 2014
Comedic-actor Chris Rock latest film, “Top Five” is underway. Premiering on December 12th the film tells the story of New York City comedian-turned-film star Andre Allen (Chris rock) whose unexpected ... read more >>
Sherri Shepherd lands new role on hit comedy ‘The Soul Man’
Written by Shonassee Shaver 13 November 2014
Sherri Shepherd has landed herself a new gig. After being let go as co-host on popular daytime talk show “The View,” Shepherd is returning to her roots with a new role on TV Land’s “The Soul ... read more >>
Keith David joins “Community” for Season 6
Written by Shonassee Shaver 13 November 2014
Veteran actor Keith David will join the cast of NBC’s comedy “Community” for the sixth season. David who recently starred in canceled series “Enlisted” will play Elroy Patashnik, a retired ... read more >>
BET Keeps The Laughs Coming Cast members discussed season three’s new celebrity faces and comedic punch lines
Written by Amen Oyiboke 06 November 2014
Season three of BET’s sitcom “Real Hus­bands of Hollywood” is well on its way and the show ratings continue to make it one of the most popular shows on BET. The “fakest reality show” last ... read more >>
Gugu the Ingenue
Written by Kam Williams 06 November 2014
Gugu Mabatha-Raw Gugu Mbatha- Rawskyrocketed to fame earlier this year on the strength of her inspired performance as the title character in Belle, a biopic about a biracial slave girl who was brought ... read more >>
Black Dynamite Rebirths the Blaxploitation era in its second season on Adult Swim
Written by Shonassee Shaver 06 November 2014
  Black Dynamite crew (left to right) Cream Corn, Black Dynamite, Honeybee and Bullhorn. Photo Courtesy Adult Swim Animation series Black Dynamite is back for their second season on Adult Swim. Premiering ... read more >>
Watch out cooking phenoms, Auntie Fee is on her way!
Written by Amen Oyiboke 31 October 2014
(L to R) Older brother James O’Dell, Auntie Fee and son Tavis Hunter. (Photo Credit by Amen Oyiboke) The new YouTube sensation is adding a new twist to homemade cuisine Felicia A. O’Dell, known ... read more >>
Anderson .Paak brings a diverse Sound and Artistry to the LA music scene
Written by Shonassee Shaver 31 October 2014
Anderson .Paak is a charismatic crooner with an edge. (Photo credit by Jacqueline Verdugo) Anderson .Paak is a versatile and rising LA-based artist. Multitalented and artistic, the singer and songwriter ... read more >>
TVOne Debuts Original Supernatural Trilogy: The Fright Night Files
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 31 October 2014
TV One will air its first-ever Halloween special, The Fright Night Files, featuring three original short films revealing tales of horror, betrayal and love gone wrong. “Pillow Talk Channel 187”, “For ... read more >>
Dear White People
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 30 October 2014
Q&A with Justin Simien, Writer/Director of one of the most intriguing and controversial films of the year. LAS: If you’re an African American student attending a predominately white institution ... read more >>
Miles Davis "All Of You: The Last Tour" reveals iconic tour
Written by Shonassee Shaver 16 October 2014
The Miles Davis Quintet featuring John Coltrane, "All Of You: The Last Tour,” a 4-CD set of 'live' recordings from the 1960 tour of Europe will debut December 2nd. The collaboration marks the close ... read more >>
DJ Quik returns with ninth studio album “The Midnight Life”
Written by Shonassee Shaver 16 October 2014
Legendary rapper and producer DJ Quik will release his ninth studio album, The Midnight Life, October 14 via his Mad Science label in conjunction with INgrooves Music Group. The Compton native says the ... read more >>
Ryan Leslie addresses World Summit on "Re-shaping the Artist-Fan Experience"
Written by Shonassee Shaver 16 October 2014
Disruptive Multimedia founder and serial entrepreneur Ryan Leslie addressed the World Summit on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (WSIE) in an exclusive talk on "Re-shaping the Artist-Fan Experience" on ... read more >>
Grammy Award-winning singer Estelle to be featured in Next TBYM Spot
Written by Shonassee Shaver 16 October 2014
Music Choice has partnered with Established 1980 Inc. and will feature Grammy Award-winning songstress Estelle as the newest artist to appear in the multi-platform video and music network’s “Take ... read more >>
Key & Peele Return for the Fourth Season
Written by Shonassee Shaver 15 October 2014
From their new provocative material to being today’s In Living color, the duo has made its mark on the comedy scene. Comedy duo Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele returned for the fourth season of ... read more >>
#UnitedWeBrunch Honors TV Correspondent Nina Parker
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 15 October 2014
  Vv3QaMNUikY The former TMZ producer and current correspondent for The Insider on CBS created her own lane based on an unrelenting determination to succeed in the entertainment industry. Triumphant ... read more >>
VIDEO: "Addicted" Film, Cast Interviews
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 13 October 2014
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Blacks Expect More from the Hip Hop Artists
Written by By Freddie Allen, NNPA Washington Correspondent 11 October 2014
  Jasiri X speaks during a panel discussion on Ferguson, Mo., and police brutality in the Black community in Washington, D.C. in August. (Freddie Allen/NNPA)    WASHINGTON (NNPA) –In the wake ... read more >>
Best Selling Erotic Novel Addicted Gets Film Adaptation
Written by Zon D’Amour, Contributing Writer 10 October 2014
  Actress Sharon Leal's character Zoe is seduced into a world wind affair with painter Quinton Conosa played by William Levy Courtesy Photo    Author Zane and the cast of her upcoming film discuss ... read more >>

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