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Idris Elba
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Idris Elba: Welcomes A Baby Boy

Posted  April 18, 2014  by  jmurray

Golden Globe winner Idris Elba and his girlfriend Naiyana Garth are proud parents of a baby boy. This is the 41-year-old actor and his girlfriend’s first child together. Elba took to Twitter to reveal the news on Friday. “My Son Winston Elba was born yesterday. Truly Amazing,” he wrote. He also posted a black and [...]

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Porsha Williams: “Real Housewives” Star Gives Glamour In Mugshot

Posted  April 17, 2014  by  jmurray

“Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Porsha Williams turned herself into authorities on Wednesday day after an arrest warrant was issued by police for a fight that took place with co-star Kenya Moore at the reunion taping two weeks ago. While most were shocked that a reality show star was able to actually file a police [...]

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Aretha Franklin & Patti LaBelle
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Aretha Franklin: Filing $10 Million Lawsuit Over Patti LaBelle Fight Story

Posted  April 16, 2014  by  jmurray

Grammy winner Aretha Franklin is furious over the story that claimed that she and fellow R&B diva Patti LaBelle had gotten into a fight during an Atlanta concert that resulted in LaBelle being arrested. The story originated on TheNewsNerd.com, a site that bills itself as a “purely satirical” site. Despite it being a news parody, [...]

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Jose James
Jazz

Up All Night: Details On José James’ New CD

Posted  April 14, 2014  by  jmurray

Singer José James has announced a June 10 release date for his new album, “While You Were Sleeping.” This will be the young jazz artist’s fifth studio album and his second album for Blue Note Records. “While You Were Sleeping” is the follow-up to his widely acclaimed jazz/soul CD, “No Beginning No End.” James, a [...]

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Splitsville: “Martin” Star Carl Payne Getting Divorced

Posted  April 11, 2014  by  jmurray

“Martin” star Carl Anthony Payne is getting a divorce. The 44-year-old’s wife Melika Payne has filed for divorce citing irreconcilable difference last month in the Los Angeles County Superior Court. The couple wed in December 1992 and has one son together. Carl also raised Melika’s older son Landon Brown, biological son of New Edition member [...]

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Karrine Steffans & Montana Fishburne
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Starting Over: Karrine Steffans Providing Guidance For Montana Fishburne

Posted  April 10, 2014  by  jmurray

Adult film star Montana Fishburne has found a mentor in former video vixen-turned New York Times best-selling author, Karrine Steffans. The 22-year-old daughter of Hollywood superstar Laurence Fishburne shocked the entertainment industry back in 2010 when she declared she wanted to launch a career in porn and become the next Kim Kardashian. Fishburne filmed an x-rated [...]

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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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Niecy Nash & Cedric the Entertainer (Photo: TV Land)
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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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Mary Mary
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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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Tevin Campbell
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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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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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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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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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Michael Baisden, Skip Murphy & Jasmine Sanders
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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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Faith

Testimonial: Bishop T.D. Jakes’ Daughter Talks Struggling With Divorce

Posted  October 3, 2012  by  jmurray

Sarah Jakes, daughter of the renowned Bishop T.D. Jakes, announced this past August that she and her husband, former Washington Redskins linebacker Robert Henson were getting a divorce. “I have built my ministry and identity around being the best wife and a mother I can be. For quite sometime I have tried to steer through [...]

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