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Roxanne Shante: Forest Whitaker Producing Film About Female Rap Star

Oscar winner Forest Whitaker has signed on to produce a feature film about the legendary Roxanne hip-hop wars that occurred in the music industry back in the 1980s. According to Roger Friedman at Showbiz411.com, the film is titled “Roxanne, Roxanne” ...
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Secret Crushes: Ladies Of “Think Like A Man Too” Talk ...

In the anticipated sequel to its money-making predecessor, “Think Like A Man Too” is back on June 20 with all of the original cast members. Kevin Hart, Terrence Jenkins, Regina Hall, Taraji P. Henson, Michael Ealy, Gabrielle Union, Jerry Ferrara, ...
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Jacob Latimore: Teenage Star Turns Leading Man In “Black Nativity”

He’s an R&B superstar in the making and just may be a household name after audiences see him in the film adaptation of Langston Hughes’ “Black Nativity.” Jacob Latimore is only 17-years-old, but on screen he possesses the skill and ...
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Jennifer Hudson: Back To Her Beginnings In “Black Nativity”

Academy Award winner Jennifer Hudson hits the big screen again on November 27 in the holiday musical, “Black Nativity.” A contemporary film adaptation of Langston Hughes’ celebrated Christmas play, Hudson stars as Naima in the film, the young mother of ...
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Kym Whitley: Hosting Holiday Special For OWN

Comedienne Kym Whitley and her cast of characters from OWN Network’s “Raising Whitley” are hosting a holiday special for the network. “Raising Whitley: Ho, Ho, Home For The Holidays” will premiere on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 8pm and feature Whitley, ...
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Kym Whitley: Double Dose of “Raising Whitley”

When actress/comedienne Kym Whitley’s “Raising Whitley” reality show returns on Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network early next year, the show will expand from 30 minutes to one hour. During a recent appearance for McDonald’s in New Orleans, the “Black Dynamite” star ...
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Whitley Works: Kym Whitley Has A Hit On OWN

The news just keeps better for Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network. The ratings growth of the network continued this past weekend with the premiere of comedienne Kym Whitley’s new series, “Raising Whitley.” The 30-minute reality series, which airs on Saturdays at ...
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Kym Whitley: Promo Released For OWN Series

Hollywood funny woman Kym Whitley’s reality series “Raising Whitley” premieres on Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network on April 20. The series will air at 10pm ET and be the lead-in to La Toya Jackson’s OWN reality show, “Life With La Toya.” ...
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Kym Whitley: Comedienne Gets Real For Oprah’s OWN

Comedienne Kym Whitley will star in a new reality series for Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network.  Whitley’s show is one of four new series optioned by Winfrey’s cable channel. The comedic actress will front a show tentatively called “Raising Whitley” that ...
Music

Tour Talk: Nas & Lauryn Hill Hit The Road

Rap superstar Nas & eccentric hip-hop vocalist Lauryn Hill are hitting the road for a co-headlining run on the “Life Is Good/Black Rage” tour. The 10-city tour jaunt will kick off in Dallas on Oct. 29 and conclude on Nov. ...