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Poetic Justice: Musical Adaptation Of “Love Jones” Movie Going On Tour

As the 20-year anniversary of the release of the popular romantic comedy “Love Jones” approaches, a stage adaptation of the movie is hitting the road this fall. “Love Jones: The Musical” will feature music superstars Dave Hollister, Chrisette Michele, Musiq Soulchild, Marsha Ambrosius, MC Lyte, and Raheem DeVaughn in a hybrid concert and theatrical presentation. The night will […]

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Soledad O’Brien: Hosting Revamped Political News Series

Just as America heads into the finale months of the 2016 Presidential Election, Hearst Television is re-launching its weekly political half-hour series, “Matter of Fact.” The show, which made its debut last year, will return for a second season with new host, veteran news journalist Soledad O’Brien. The former CNN anchor is replacing original host […]

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Sisterhood Salute: Café Mocha Radio Honors Iyanla Vanzant, Kim Kimble, Wanda Durant & more

As part of their ongoing awards series, Café Mocha Radio will hold their next Salute Her: Superwomen Making a Difference Awards in Washington, DC on August 25, 2016 as part of the Ubiquitous Beauty Hair Health Expo. The ceremony will take place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center at 11am. The syndicated radio show—hosted […]

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Both Sides Now: Chaka Khan Out Of Rehab & In The Studio

R&B veteran Chaka Khan has resumed her concert dates following a stint in rehab. The 10-time Grammy winner announced in early July she had checked into a rehabilitation facility for an addiction to prescription pain medication. Khan left the rehab on August 1 and is not only back to performing, but she’s headed back into […]

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Todrick Hall: YouTube Superstar Takes Turn In “Kinky Boots”

Internet sensation and theater star Todrick Hall is headed back to the Great White Way. The 31-year-old entertainer, who became a breakout star in the entertainment industry with his flash mob pop-ups and viral music videos, will take over as Lola in the Tony Award®-winning musical “Kinky Boots” starting November 1, 2016. Hall will follow […]


 
 

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Multitasking: Phaedra Parks Hosts Infomercial & Signs New Book

Posted  June 24, 2014  by  jmurray

“Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Phaedra Parks recently hosted an infomercial for the Bitar Cosmetic Surgery Institute – a Washington, DC-based Med-Spa service, skin care and cosmetic surgery facility servicing the District of Columbia and patients who fly in from all over the world.  The infomercial was taped at Bitar Cosmetic Surgery Institute’s Fairfax, Virginia […]

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Call Log: Cricket Wireless Dials Queen Latifah & Offers Tickets To BET Awards

Posted  June 24, 2014  by  jmurray

Talk show host Queen Latifah has partnered with Cricket Wireless. The Oscar nominee and her syndicated daytime talk show have signed on to help Cricket Wireless promote its simple, affordable nationwide no-annual contract wireless phone service. “I’m personally selective about the brands I associate with, and I couldn’t be more excited about Cricket’s goal to […]

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Merry Clayton: “Twenty Feet From Stardom” Star Injured In Auto Accident

Posted  June 24, 2014  by  jmurray

Power vocalist Merry Clayton, who was featured in the Oscar-winning documentary “Twenty Feet From Stardom,” was recently injured in a serious car accident in Los Angeles. The 65-year-old singer, whose voice is featured on songs by Rolling Stones to Ray Charles, suffered severe injuries according to the artist’s official website. The full statement read: “It […]

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Secret Crushes: Ladies Of “Think Like A Man Too” Talk Blow-Up Bachelors & Bell Biv DeVoe

Posted  June 20, 2014  by  jmurray

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, Romany Malco, Gary Owen, Meagan Good, and Jenifer Lewis all return with help from a […]

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Keke Palmer: Youngest TV Talk Show Host In U.S. History

Posted  June 19, 2014  by  jmurray

Former child star Keke Palmer will debut her talk show, “Just Keke” on Monday, June 30 on BET. The daytime talk show will air at 5pm ET five days a week in an initial four week test run. The Harvey, Illi.-bred talent’s chat show will combine social issues, pop culture, fashion, relationships, celebrity interviews and […]

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Romeo Miller: Dancing For Dollars In “Chocolate City” Movie

Posted  June 19, 2014  by  jmurray

Rapper/actor Romeo Miller will play the lead role in Jean-Claude LaMarre’s upcoming “Chocolate City” film. In the “Magic Mike” type movie, the 24-year-old “Dancing with the Stars” contestant will play Devin, a young college student who’s lured into the world of male exotic dancing to pay the bills. The New Orleans-bred entertainer previously starred in […]

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Her Story: BET Executive Tonya L. Moore Shares Trials & Triumphs In Memoir

Posted  June 18, 2014  by  jmurray

So many people are bound by their past and crippled by experiences that won’t allow them to move forward and live their best life. For Tonya L. Moore, the Event Productions and Corporate Relations Manager at BET Networks, she decided to own her truth and use her life experiences to help, heal and encourage others […]

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Anthony Anderson: Hosting New Food Network Series

Posted  June 18, 2014  by  jmurray

Hollywood funnyman Anthony Anderson recently lost 50 pounds to help deal with his Type 2 Diabetes. But the 43-year-old comic may have to watch his weight again as he’s just signed on to host the Food Network series “Food Fest Nation.” Premiering on July 21 at 9pm ET, Anderson will tour food festivals around the […]

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Gabrielle Union: “Think Like A Man Too” Star Letting Dwyane Wade Plan Wedding

Posted  June 18, 2014  by  jmurray

“Think Like A Man Too” follows Candace (Regina Hall) and Michael (Terrence Jenkins) as they prepare to jump the broom Las Vegas style. Set in Sin City, the comedy captures the pressures of preparing for their nuptials, while managing the antics of their wild and crazy friends. Gabrielle Union‘s character Kristen is married to Jeremy […]

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‘Happy’ Kids: Detroit School Choir Gone Viral Meet Mickey Mouse

Posted  June 17, 2014  by  jmurray

They are the Detroit-based choir that became a viral video sensation and ended up being surprised by Pharrell Williams on “The Ellen Show,” but now, the students of the Detroit Academy of Arts & Sciences have gone to Walt Disney World. This past weekend, the Detroit Academy of Arts & Sciences 40-voice choir traveled from […]

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Starring Role: Shawn Edwards New Director Of Kansas City Film Festival

Posted  June 17, 2014  by  jmurray

Popular film critic Shawn Edwards has been named the new Director of the Kansas City Jewish Film Festival, a program of the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City, Missouri. Edwards was appointed to the position by Krista Blackwood, Cultural Arts Director of the Jewish Community Center. “Shawn has all the qualities we were looking […]

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