Tag: Black entertainment

Lifestyle

Mogul Moves: Mary Mary’s Erica Campbell Launches Hair Line

Grammy Award winner Erica Campbell is flexing her entrepreneurial muscle by launching a new line of hair products called Erica by Erica Campbell.  The line will include hair extensions for weaves, wigs, hair closures and clip-ins. Known for her well-maintained ...
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The Color Purple: Celebrities Flock To See The Broadway Revival

[quote]”‘The Color Purple’ has been born again, and its conversion is a glory to behold,” wrote The New York Times.[/quote] It’s those types of reviews that have celebrities and theatergoers coming in masses to the Great White Way to see ...
Books

Deadly Sequel: Gossip Maven Flo Anthony Readying New Book

Celebrity journalist Flo Anthony is readying the sequel to her popular 2013 novel “Deadly Stuff Players” (Strebor Books). Her follow-up tome, “One Last Deadly Play” will be released via Wahida Clark Publishing Inc. this spring. In the sequel, the story ...
Radio

Major Move: Lil’ Mo & QuickSilva Jump To Mornings

Radio One is rolling out a new morning show starting on January 19, 2015. “The Fam with Lil Mo and DJ QuickSilva” will premiere on Washington DC’s WKYS 93.9 FM (KISS-FM) and air from 6am to 10am ET. Once an ...
Music

Sounding Off: Maysa Says The Music Business “Is Not Dying”

Soulful jazz chanteuse Maysa Leak said she’s tired of the talk that the music business is dead. “It’s not dying. We have to reconfigure it. We have to rework it,” the vocalist explained to AlwaysAList.com. Maysa believes that because of ...
Wrestling

All Access: Former WWE Superstar JTG Talks WWE, Black Wrestlers, ...

Professional wrestler JTG (real name: Jayson Paul) is a former WWE superstar and one-half of the popular tag team, Cryme Tyme. JTG, which is short for Just That Gangsta, began working for WWE in 2006 but was released from the ...
Music

Airborne: Aretha Franklin To Tackle Fear Of Flying

The “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin is preparing to fly again after not having flown in an airplane since 1983. The 73-year-old music legend is preparing to conquer her phobia of traveling by air, which began after a bad experience ...
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Pastor Marlon Lock: Talks Music & How Reality TV Has ...

Marlon Lock is the pastor of the Unity Gospel House of Prayer Church and an independent recording artist making his name for himself in Gospel music. Based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the 39-year-old minister released his album “Good Seed Project” in ...
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Foodie Film: New Documentary Captures Harlem Culinary History

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and Powerhouse Productions have partnered on a new documentary short film called, “Harlem on My Plate.” Presented by Citi, the movie was written, directed and produced by Rochelle Brown and Sonia Armstead ...
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Blessed Brunch: “War Room” Hosts DVD Launch In Harlem

To kick off the DVD/Blu-ray release of the hit Christian film “War Room,” Sony Pictures Home Entertainment hosted a brunch at the swanky Ginny’s Supper Club inside of celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson’s Red Rooster restaurant in Harlem. Hosted by New ...