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Gossip Mag Gone: Sister 2 Sister To Stop Publishing

Posted  October 29, 2014  by  jmurray

After 26 years of being in business, Sister 2 Sister magazine will stop publishing and has filed for bankruptcy protection. In a story first broken by Richard Prince’s Journal-isms column, Sister 2 Sister publisher Jamie Foster Brown confirmed that the monthly magazine would halt printing to focus on its website.  The move has shocked many [...]

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TV

Porsha Power: “Dish Nation” Sees Ratings Spike With “Real Housewives” Star

Posted  October 28, 2014  by  jmurray

She may no longer be a full-time cast member on Bravo’s “Real Housewives of Atlanta,” but reality star Porsha Williams has created a ratings spike on her main gig “Dish Nation.” The 33-year-old socialite joined the news magazine show as a part of the “Rickey Smiley Morning Show” crew this summer after weeks of guest-hosting [...]

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Gospel

James Fortune: Taking Hiatus From Syndicated Radio Show

Posted  October 27, 2014  by  jmurray

Gospel artist James Fortune is taking a hiatus from his syndicated radio show “The James Fortune Show.” Fortune’s time off comes in the wake of his arrest last week for aggravated assault. The 35-year-old talent spoke exclusively to AlwaysAList.com about his arrest over the weekend. Filling in for Fortune will be Gospel singer Isaac Carree. [...]

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EXCLUSIVE: Gospel Star James Fortune Comments On Recent Arrest

Posted  October 26, 2014  by  jmurray

Late Friday evening, Houston’s Fox affiliate Channel 26 broke news that Stellar Award-winning gospel artist James Fortune had been arrested and charged with aggravated assault to a family member.  His arrest was confirmed by the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s office and the 35-year-old songwriter-producer was released on $20,000 bond. Details on what exactly caused the [...]

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TV

Great Prognosis: “Grey’s Anatomy” Doctor Promoted

Posted  October 23, 2014  by  jmurray

“Grey’s Anatomy” newcomer Kelly McCreary has been promoted to series regular on the long-running hit ABC medical drama. McCreary appeared on two episodes last season on the Shonda Rhimes-produced series, and all four during the new 11th season. The 33-year-old actress plays Dr. Maggie Pierce, the new head of Cardiothoracic Surgery and half-sister to Meredith [...]

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Lifestyle

Stripped Down: Halle Berry Gets Into Lingerie

Posted  October 23, 2014  by  jmurray

Oscar winner Halle Berry is helping women get undressed. The 48-year-old actress has invested in the iconic French lingerie label Scandale Paris.  Berry is now co-owner of the 80-year-old company and will be partners with Erik Ryd, owner of the Hong Kong-based manufacturer Hop Lun, to re-launch the luxury label. “I fell in love with [...]

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Isaac Carree: Singer Addresses The Deitrick Haddon Accusations

Posted  January 22, 2013  by  jmurray

FULL DISCLOSURE: I know all of the parties involved in this story personally. I’ve even spent intimate time with Deitrick Haddon and his ex-wife Damita. Typically I would have refrained from reporting on a story where all three of the subjects happen to be friends of mine, however, over the weekend I was contacted by [...]

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TV

Not So Funny: Christian Group Wants Cedric The Entertainer’s “The Soul Man” Canceled

Posted  August 2, 2012  by  jmurray

Is TV Land’s “The Soul Man” blasphemeth? A Christian conservative watchdog group called One Million Moms sure thinks the Cedric The Entertainer and Niecy Nash fronted sitcom is! The 30 minute comedy, which became TV Land’s second-highest rated series premiere behind only the series launch of “Hot In Cleveland” with its June 20th premiere, “blasphemes [...]

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Black & Republican: 9 Celebrities Down With The GOP

Posted  August 28, 2012  by  jmurray

After being postponed a day due to Tropical Storm Isaac, the Republican National Convention is officially in full swing in Tampa, Florida. A who’s who roster of Republican leaders and politicians will be giving speeches at the convention this week. RNC Chairman Reince Priebus, former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum, House Speaker John Boehner, New Hampshire [...]

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TV

Mary Mary: Reality Show Promo Clips Spark Controversy

Posted  August 29, 2012  by  jmurray

The second season of gospel duo Mary Mary’s self-titled WE TV reality series doesn’t premiere until Dec. 13, however two promotional clips for the forthcoming season have already been released. Looks as though things will be a little racier on the sophomore season of “Mary Mary,” as the first clip features Erica and Tina Campbell’s [...]

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Throwback Thursday: Interview With R&B Star Tevin Campbell

Posted  August 9, 2012  by  jmurray

R&B singer Tevin Campbell was a bonafide child star with numerous hits under his belt in the early 1990′s. A protégé of the great Quincy Jones, Campbell was signed to Warner Bros. Records at 13-years-old and quickly became a star after Jones released his single “Tomorrow (A Better You Better Me),” which reached number one on [...]

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Gospel

“Sunday Best:” BET Competition Show Renewed For Another Season

Posted  June 24, 2012  by  AlwaysAList.com

Season five of Black Entertainment Television’s hit faith-based competition series “Sunday Best” doesn’t premiere until July, but fans of the show were excited to learn that BET has already renewed the show through season six. During the network’s upfront presentation to advertisers inLos Angelesin April, BET revealed that “Sunday Best” would be returning in 2013 [...]

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TV

Evelyn Lozada: Working With Iyanla Vanzant To Change Her Life

Posted  July 17, 2012  by  jmurray

Evelyn Lozada Johnson has faced tremendous backlash in recent months over some of her actions on the hit VH1 reality series “Basketball Wives.” Acknowledging the wrong of her ways and meeting with “Basketball Wives” detractor, TV host Star Jones to address the matter, Johnson is now working with author and motivational speaker Iyanla Vanzant on [...]

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Radio

George Willborn: Former Michael Baisden Co-Host Back On Radio

Posted  April 24, 2013  by  jmurray

Comedian George Willborn is coming back to radio. The Chicago-based funnyman is returning to afternoons as the new co-host of “The Doug Banks Radio Show” starting on Thursday, April 25. On “The Doug Banks Radio Show,” Willborn replaces comedian Rudy Rush.  The former “Showtime at the Apollo” host, who co-hosted with Doug Banks and sidekick [...]

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The Benediction: BET Cancels “Celebration Of Gospel”

Posted  May 1, 2014  by  jmurray

More than 2.6 million total viewers tuned in to BET’s annual special “Celebration of Gospel” when it premiered on April 6, making it the number one gospel/religious telecast on TV for 14 consecutive years. A celebration of faith through music, this year’s special featured an all-star roster of performances including Tamela Mann, Kem, Yolanda Adams, [...]

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Radio

In With The New: Skip Murphy Show Replacing Michael Baisden

Posted  April 1, 2013  by  jmurray

On March 20, 2013, AlwaysAList.com reported that Michael Baisden’s syndicated afternoon radio show was ending. READ: Michael Baisden: Radio Show Ending Starting on Monday, April 1, Baiden’s former syndicator Cumulus Media Networks will debut a new afternoon drive show called “Skip Murphy in the Afternoon Show.” The show, which will air from 3pm to 7pm, [...]

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