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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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News

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
News

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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Corey P. Smith
Books

Credit Conspiracy: Corey P. Smith Talks Suzie Orman & Myths About Your Credit Score

Posted  April 10, 2014  by  jmurray

Author Corey P. Smith wants to dispel the many myths about your credit. This Memphis-native a penned a tome called “Conspiracy of Credit” to provide readers with the shocking answers to the questions of why the credit bureaus want you to have bad credit and why credit is assumedly for poor people. Smith also shares [...]

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Michelle Williams
Theater

Michelle Williams: Touring With Pop Powerhouses In “Jesus Christ Superstar”

Posted  April 9, 2014  by  jmurray

Michelle Williams has been cast as Mary Magdalene in the long-running global musical “Jesus Christ Superstar.” The Grammy-winning member of Destiny’s Child will hit the road this summer for an arena tour of the acclaimed show. Williams will tour alongside fellow musicians including N’Sync’s JC Chasez (Pontius Pilate); Incubus lead singer Brandon Boyd (Judas Iscariot); [...]

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Single Ladies
Exclusive

Life After: “Single Ladies” Lands New Network

Posted  April 8, 2014  by  jmurray

AlwaysAList.com reported on April 1 that the recently canceled VH1 drama “Singles Ladies” was in discussions with BET to possibly move that channel. At the time of our report, BET Networks did not deny our story and sent a comment via a network publicist saying: “We can not comment at this time.” Now, AlwaysAList.com can report [...]

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Music

Mack Wilds: Headed On Tour & Lands Sean John Endorsement

Posted  March 18, 2014  by  jmurray

Mack Wilds is maintaining the momentum of his 2014 Grammy nomination by announcing a spring tour that will kick off with a performance of his hit single, ‘Own It’ on ABC’s “Good Morning America” on Wednesday. The R&B/Hip Hop star will embark on a nine-city tour to support his debut CD, ‘New York: A Love [...]

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Music

Maxed Out: Former En Vogue Singer Going Solo

Posted  March 17, 2014  by  jmurray

Original En Vogue member Maxine Jones is going solo. The 52-year-old singer will release her debut single, ‘Didn’t I’ produced by NRG Soundz on May 15. This is Jones’ first offering following her 2012 exit from En Vogue. The tumultuous end to the original Funky Divas—the legal drama, online feud and rotating members—has been chronicled [...]

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Eric Benet: Wife Expecting His Third Child

Posted  March 17, 2014  by  jmurray

Eric Benet is about to be a dad again. The R&B star’s wife Manuela Testolini are expecting their second child together, the singer’s third. They already have a two-year-old daughter, Lucia Bella and Benet has a 22-year-old daughter, India, from a previous relationship. Benet’s rep confirmed that the pair will welcome a new bundle of [...]

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Movies

Tyler Perry: Worst Opening Weekend Ever With “The Single Moms Club”

Posted  March 16, 2014  by  jmurray

It’s the end of an era as it pertains to Tyler Perry’s relationship with Lionsgate Entertainment, the studio that has distributed his 15 film releases. Back in February, it was formally announced that Perry and Lionsgate mutually decided it would not renew their deal, but may consider some future collaborations. Immediately there were headlines in [...]

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Chris Brown: Jailed After Being Thrown Out Of Rehab

Posted  March 14, 2014  by  jmurray

R&B star Chris Brown is headed to jail for being expelled from the rehabilitation facility that he was ordered by the court to stay in. Brown being booted from the rehab center has him in violation the judge’s order, and now he’ll serve time in jail. The 24-year-old entertainer has consistently been in trouble with [...]

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Exclusive

Bill O’Reilly: Height Of Hypocrisy With Beyoncé Backlash

Posted  March 14, 2014  by  jmurray

Conservative Fox News host Bill O’Reilly has taken issue with pop superstar Beyoncé over the sexually-suggestive lyrics and music video for her song, ‘Partition.’ While interviewing hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons about his new book, O’Reilly began his Beyoncé tirade, which had nothing to do with Simmons’ tome. The opinionated political commentator called the music “exploitive [...]

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Jill Scott & Chadwick Boseman in Get On Up
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Movies

First Look: Trailer For James Brown Biopic Released

Posted  March 14, 2014  by  jmurray

Universal Pictures has released the first official trailer for the James Brown biopic, “Get On Up.” “42″ star Chadwick Boseman plays the Godfather of Soul in the film that chronicles the tumultuous life of the innovative, history-making and often trouble-prone star. “Get On Up” explores the music, moves and moods of Brown, showing the journey [...]

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Newlywed: “Soul Food” Star Darrin Henson Gets Married

Posted  March 13, 2014  by  jmurray

Hollywood actor Darrin Henson has jumped the broom. The star of TV’s “Soul Food” and films like “Stomp The Yard,” “The Express” and “Tekken” married his fiancé, Rachelle during a private ceremony in Atlanta last weekend. The couple exchanged vows in front of friends in family during a service at the Changing a Generation Church. [...]

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Lifestyle

Jill Scott: See Her New Weight Loss

Posted  March 13, 2014  by  jmurray

Soul siren Jill Scott has lost a tremendous amount of weight. The Philly-bred R&B star has lost almost 65 pounds on a quest to get fit and redefine her body. In addition to taking ‘A Long Walk,’ the singer works out three times a week for an hour with a trainer named Scott Parker, who [...]

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Books

Oprah: Offers Definitive Words Of Wisdom In New Book

Posted  March 12, 2014  by  jmurray

Oprah Winfrey’s self-titled book club has helped catapulted many authors beyond The New York Times’ bestsellers list into literary superstars. Now Winfrey may end up in her own book club as she’s gearing up for the release of a book this fall called “What I Know For Sure.” The TV mogul’s forthcoming tome shares the [...]

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