Friday, October 21, 2016
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‘Birth of a Nation’ Star Nate Parker channels legacy of Nat Turner in historic film
October 5, 2016
A year ago, Nate Parker made headlines when “The Birth Of A Nation”, a film that he wrote, produced, directed and starred in was acquired by FOX Searchlight at the Sundance Film Festival for an unprecedented $17.5 million. ... read more »
 T.D. Jakes Talks: Second Chances, Humble Beginnings & Knowing Your Worth 
September 21, 2016
The internationally renowned mega preacher is stepping from behind the pulpit on Sundays and into your living room five days a week with his new talk show. ... read more »
For The Culture: Why You Need To See ‘Hands Of Stone’ 
August 24, 2016
It takes a special project for multi-platinum recording artist Usher Raymond to return to the big screen. In the midst of being a husband, father and coach on “The Voice”, the eight-time Grammy Award-winning artist has been mentally and physically training for the fight of his life in his latest acting role as legendary boxer, Sugar Ray Leonard. ... read more »
Tim Johnson, Jr. – Life After: StarQuest
August 17, 2016
From landing a role on a Nickelodeon series to starring in a film with Ice Cube, Tim Johnson Jr. shares how his life has changed since winning the 2014 StarQuest: Kids singing competition ... read more »
Life After StarQuest: Artist Tia P. Shares How the Music Competition Changed Her Life
August 3, 2016
The StarQuest 2015 adult winner, Tia P. shares how the music competition changed her life ... read more »
Up Next: Andre Hall
July 20, 2016
If you’re at a coffee shop or a restaurant, nine times out of ten, your server is an aspiring actor or musician. That was the case for Indiana native Andre Hall who moved to Hollywood with the goal of becoming a star. ... read more »
Cedric “The Entertainer” Host Black Hollywood To Stand Up For Justice
July 20, 2016
Cedric “The Entertaner”, Omar Epps, Marlon Wayans, Tasha Smith and Megan Goode Lead Movement To Have Black Hollywood Stand United in Support of Ending The Senseless Violence ... read more »
ON THE WEB: Tavis Smiley
July 6, 2016
On July 28, Tavis Smiley came to the Barnes & Noble at the Grove in Los Angeles to promote his new book, Before You Judge Me: The Triumph and Tragedy of Michael Jackson’s Last Days. ... read more »
Off The Field And On Set With Actor Tyler Lepley
June 22, 2016
First things first, yes, Tyler Lepley knows he looks like Drake and Omari Hardwick. And while these are great artists to be associated with, Tyler is in a league of his own as one of the stars of Tyler Perry’s immensely popular soap opera, “The Haves and The Have Nots”. ... read more »
The Return Of Mikki Howard
June 9, 2016
Howard’s rise, fall and subsequent rebuilding and rebranding of her life and career is nothing short of triumphant ... read more »
WAGS reality star Sasha Gates goes R&B with new single “Oh Yeah My Hitta”
April 15, 2016
Reality star Sasha Gates gave fans an intimate performance while unveiling new music at the Games Sports Bar Restaurant and Lounge (G/S Lounge) at 5630 West Manchester Ave. LA, CA 90045 on April 8th. As cameras were rolling for the upcoming season of WAGS on E! network, the model, entrepreneur and philanthropist performed her first single, “Oh Yeah My Hitta,” which features a classic, soulful R&B sound combined with fresh pop lyrics. Performing more than one single, she ventured into an inspirational track, “Go Hard.” ... read more »
Rap pioneer Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest dies at 45
March 24, 2016
Phife Dawg, a masterful lyricist whose witty wordplay was a linchpin of the groundbreaking hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest, died Tuesday from complications resulting from diabetes, his family said in a statement on Wednesday. He was 45. Born Malik Isaac Taylor, he was known as the "Five Foot Assassin" because he was 5 feet 3 inches tall. ... read more »
Celebrities discuss diversity at 47th Annual NAACP Image Awards
February 10, 2016
The 47th annual NAACP Image Awards was a hit at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. On Friday, February 5 Black Hollywood came out to support one another in spite of the lack of diversity seen in other major award shows like the Academy Awards. ... read more »
Michael B. Jordan: The Tale of the Tape
December 3, 2015
Michael Bakari Jordan is considered one of Hollywood’s brightest young actors. He garnered critical acclaim for his sterling portrayal of Oscar Grant in Ryan Coogler’s Fruitvale Station, a searing account of a slaying by police officers on a San Francisco train platform. ... read more »
‘Power’ Star Naturi Naughton empowers young girls to chase their dreams
August 19, 2015
Naturi Naughton is best known for her role as Tasha, a no-nonsense wife of kingpin Ghost (Omari Hardwick) in Starz Network’s series “Power”. Naughton has become quite popular over the years through music, movies and plays. Because of her longevity and success in the entertainment business, she has become a go-to for young girls and women seeking advice about the entertainment business. ... read more »

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