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Deborah Cox: Makes Her Debut As Josephine Baker

Deborah Cox has started her run as the legendary Josephine Baker in the new musical “Josephine,” which opened at the Asolo Repertory Theatre in Sarasota, Flor. on May 6 and will play through May 29. The long-in-the-works show about Baker explores the life of the twentieth-century’s first international black female sex symbol and how a […]

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Rush Hour: Comedian Rudy Rush Replacing Doug Banks

Comedian Rudy Rush has been tapped to replace the late Doug Banks on afternoon radio. AlwaysAList.com reported on April 11 that Banks died from after a long battle with Diabetes at age 57. Now Rush, the former host of “Showtime at the Apollo,” will take over the time period for the syndication company American Urban […]

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Jussie Smollett: Is Actor Really Leaving Lee Daniels’ “Empire?”

Is Jussie Smollett leaving Fox’s hit drama “Empire?” Sources close to the network tell AlwaysAList.com that “things aren’t as they seem,” when probed on the matter. On Wednesday’s episode of the Lee Daniels-produced series, Smollett’s character Jamal Lyon is shot by Freda Gatz in what was a bullet intended for his father, Lucious Lyon (Terrence […]

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NeNe Leakes: Shows Off Weight Loss In Sexy Swimsuits

NeNe Leakes is looking good and letting it all hang out for the world to see. The 48-year-old reality TV superstar took to social media this week to show off her new slimmer and toned body in a revealing swimsuit and a sexy bikini. The “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star has been working out and […]

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Miss Independent: Kierra Sheard Readying Solo Tour, Girl Band & New App

Grammy-nominated music artist Kierra Sheard is preparing hit the road this summer with her first solo tour and a new all-girl band. Kierra is currently scouting female band members for her “Kierra” tour through online auditions; in addition to finding female acts to open up her shows. Her tour run will kick off on July […]


 
 

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Legendary Birth: John Legend & Chrissy Teigen Welcome First Child

Posted  April 18, 2016  by  jmurray

Hollywood couple John Legend and his wife Chrissy Teigen welcomed their first child on Thursday, April 14, they revealed on social media Sunday. The Oscar and Grammy winning entertainer wrote on his Twitter page: “Our new love is here! Luna Simone Stephens, born on Thursday, the 14th. We couldn’t be happier!” Teigen, a model and […]

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HOT HEADLINES: Aisha Tyler, Kanye West, Eve & Fred Hammond

Posted  April 18, 2016  by  jmurray

Comedienne Aisha Tyler is headed for divorce. Jeff Tietjens, the husband of “The Talk” co-hosts, has filed for divorce from his wife citing “irreconcilable differences.” The couple met in college while teenagers and has been married for 22 years. Tietjens isn’t seeking spousal support, but according to documents, reserves the right to ask for it […]

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More Drama: Is “Saints & Sinners” Returning On Bounce TV?

Posted  April 15, 2016  by  jmurray

Bounce TV has announced that it has renewed its highest-rated show, “Saints & Sinners” for a second season. The urban cable network’s first-ever scripted drama pulled in 1.3 million viewers across two airings when it debuted on Sunday, March 6. Its ratings made “Saints & Sinners” the most-watched program in Bounce TV history. “Saints & Sinners” […]

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Diana Ross: Injured In Car Accident While Headed To Concert

Posted  April 14, 2016  by  jmurray

Legendary music diva Diana Ross was injured during a car accident on Wednesday, when an SUV ran a stop sign and crashed into the car she was riding in. The 72-year-old entertainer was riding in a Lincoln Town Car that was taking her to a concert date in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania when the incident occurred. Local […]

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Silent Treatment: Radio One Bans All K.Michelle Music

Posted  April 14, 2016  by  jmurray

R&B singer K.Michelle released her third album, “More Issues Than Vogue” (Atlantic Records) on Feb. 19 and the CD’s title may have been a foretelling of what was to come. The Memphis-bred artist—whose birth name is Kimberly Michelle Pate—has a big issue now in real life because the broadcast conglomerate Radio One owned by media […]

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Tee Marie Hanible: “American Grit” Star Talks John Cena, Foster Care & “Real Housewives of Atlanta”

Posted  April 14, 2016  by  jmurray

She’s a decorated Gunnery Sergeant of the United States Marines, a mother, a philanthropist and an entrepreneur. But starting on Thursday, April 14, Tee Marie Hanible (full name: Tawanda “Tee” Marie Hanible) is one-fourth of “The Cadre,” the group of mentors assisting contestants on Fox’s new competition series, “American Grit.” Hosted by WWE wrestling superstar […]

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TV STILL -- DO NOT PURGE -- EMPIRE: (L-R): Trai Byers as Andre Lyon, Taraji Henson as Cookie Lyon, Terrence Howard as Lucious Lyon, Jussie Smollett as Jamal Lyon and Trai Byers as Andre Lyon. ©2014 Fox Broadcasting Co. CR: Michael Lavine/FOX
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Life After: “Empire” Finds Second Residence On TV One

Posted  April 13, 2016  by  jmurray

TV One has exclusively acquired the cable rights for Fox’s record-breaking drama, “Empire.” The series, created by Lee Daniels and Danny Strong, premiered Jan. 7, 2015 and stars Taraji P. Henson, Terrence Howard, Jussie Smollett, Bryshere Y. Gray and Trai Byers. In a deal with Twentieth Television, the African-American cable channel will air both the […]

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Back For More: “Motown The Musical” Returning To Broadway

Posted  April 13, 2016  by  jmurray

If you missed “Motown The Musical” during its first run on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre for nearly two years from March 2013 until January 2015, you can catch the popular show again in New York City starting in July. The musical is making its triumphant return to The Great White Way after a year […]

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Casting Conversation: Hurricane Katrina To Follow O.J. Simpson Story – Our Top Choice For Mayor

Posted  April 12, 2016  by  jmurray

Since Feb. 2, TV fans have been dedicated and fascinated each Tuesday night with FX Network’s critically-acclaimed mini-series “American Crime Story: The People V. O.J. Simpson.”  Unfortunately, the last episode of the series aired on April 5. The highly-rated drama focused on Simpson’s trial of the century and all the key players involved.  Now, there’s […]

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Final Chapter: Has OWN Canceled “Raising Whitley?”

Posted  April 12, 2016  by  jmurray

On the heels of the Wall Street Journal announcing that Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network is the “most-watched network for African-American women,” the channel has decided to cancel a series considered one of the three shows that, in the words of Winfrey, helped OWN “turn the corner” towards success. AlwaysAList.com has learned that OWN will not […]

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HOT SHOTS: Cedric The Entertainer, Ciara, Ludacris, Queen Latifah, Floetry, D’Angelo, Garcelle Beauvais & more

Posted  April 11, 2016  by  jmurray

The cast of “Barbershop: The Next Cut” have been in a full public relations blitz promoting the third installment of the film. Cedric The Entertainer was on “Live with Kelly and Michael” to talk to the show’s hosts Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan about the upcoming April 15 release of the movie. (Check out the […]

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