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Movies

Gladys Knight: Actress Cast To Play Her In Aaliyah Movie

“The Hughley’s” star Elise Neal has landed the role of Gladys Knight in the upcoming Lifetime biopic “Aaliyah: Princess of R&B.” The controversial film, that had received backlash from the late singer’s family, stars Alexandra Shipp as the ‘Rock the ...
Theater

The Winner Is: Kym Whitley To Host NAACP Theatre Awards

Comedienne Kym Whitley has been tapped to host the 24th Annual NAACP Theatre Awards. The star of OWN Network’s “Raising Whitley” and ABC Family’s “Young & Hungry” will oversee the ceremony on Monday, Nov. 17. The 24th Annual NAACP Theatre ...
News

Tommy Talks: “Martin” Star Addresses Domestic Violence Accusations

Former “Martin” star Tommy Ford is embroiled in a nasty battle with the mother of his child. There are reports that the comedic actor has had a restraining order filed against him by Vanessa Simmons, mother of his 12-year-old son. ...
Movies

Harry Connick Jr: Talks “Dolphin Tale 2,” “American Idol” & ...

New Orleans-bred jazz crooner Harry Connick Jr. is a man of many talents – singer, musician, actor and reality TV judge to name a few. The 46-year-old talent finds himself back at the box office this Friday (Sept. 12) in ...
ExclusiveJazz

Lil John Roberts: Remembering George Duke, Co-Parenting With Jill Scott ...

He’s one of the industry’s most sought-after drummers, having worked with the likes of Janet Jackson, Elton John, Mary J. Blige and Snoop Dogg to name a few.  Now, after 20-years of supporting the who’s who of music’s finest, Lil ...
Photos

Hot Shots: OMG Girlz, The Jackson Family, Joe Morton, Sinbad ...

R&B girl group OMG Girlz got to meet music royalty at the Michael Jackson Tribute Festival in Gary, Indiana. The Atlanta-bred trio, made up of group members Zonnique “Miss Star” Pullins, Bahja “Miss Beauty” Rodriguez, and Breaunna “Miss Babydoll” Womack, ...
TV

Cast Revealed: Tavis Smiley, Lolo Jones & Alfonso Ribeiro Among ...

On Thursday, ABC revealed the confirmed contestants for season 19 of “Dancing with the Stars” during a live presentation on “Good Morning America.” Premiering later this month, the show will include celebrities like “Fresh Prince of Bel Air” star Alfonso ...
Theater

NeNe Leakes: Preparing To Make Her Broadway Debut

NeNe Leakes is headed to Broadway! The “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star will make her debut on The Great White Way in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella.” The 46-year-old reality star will play Madame, the evil stepmother opposite KeKe Palmer.  When ...
Faith

What A Fellowship: Top Christian Leaders Gather For Bishop Neil ...

In the Bible, the scripture says in James 2:26: “Faith apart from works is dead.”  That appears to be the mission of Global United Fellowship (GUF), an organization established in 2013 under the leadership of Bishop Neil C. Ellis. During ...
Lifestyle

Patti LaBelle: Ready To Be Your Culinary Queen

It’s no secret that Patti LaBelle loves to cook. The Grammy-winning entertainer has prepared meals on national talk shows and even has a line of sauces and marinades sold nationwide in more than 600 stores. Now the 70-year-old vocalist is ...