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Third Installment: Date Set For Next “The Best Man” Movie

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  jmurray

On Nov. 20, 2013, AlwaysAList.com reported that there were already talks of a third installment of “The Best Man” franchise because of the success of “Best Man Holiday.” Now, we can confirm that a date has been set for the franchise trilogy, “The Best Man Wedding.”  Universal Pictures has announced that the forthcoming feature starring [...]

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On Her Own: Trin-I-Tee 5:7′s Chanel Talks Tina Turner, PJ Morton & Solo Debut

Posted  July 23, 2014  by  jmurray

She made her debut in 1997 as one-third of the top-selling gospel trio Trin-I-Tee 5:7. Now, Chanel Haynes-Schwartz is making her own mark with the debut of her solo CD, “Trin-i-tee 5:7: According to Chanel.” Despite having shared the spotlight with group members Angel Taylor, Terri Brown Britton and lastly Adrian Anderson—who replaced Britton in [...]

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TV

Digital Dish: Misster Ray Takes On SWV & The Braxtons

Posted  July 22, 2014  by  jmurray

Social media socialite Misster Ray (real name: Ray Cunningham) has become the face of WeTV online. The former star of the BET reality series “College Hill” has been named WeTV’s Digital Correspondent after a successful run recapping the 12 episodes of season three of “LA Hair.” “I’m excited to be WeTV’s digital correspondent because now [...]

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I Feel For You: Chaka Khan Is Single & Sex-less

Posted  July 21, 2014  by  jmurray

Grammy winner Chaka Khan has gone a long time without having sex. The ‘Tell Me Something Good’ singer was a guest on “The Wendy Williams Show” last Friday to perform for Wendy Williams’ 50th birthday celebration. During an interview on the couch, Williams asked Khan was she dating anyone or did she have “friends with [...]

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TV

Black Bourgeoisie: Lifetime’s “BAPS” Has High-End Hoopla

Posted  July 18, 2014  by  jmurray

“Don’t judge us based on that clip,” Jason K. Wilson told a group of media professionals who gathered in a small room inside the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center during the Essence Festival in New Orleans to meet the cast of “BAPs.” This isn’t “B*A*P*S” the 1997 film starring Halle Berry, Martin Landau and Natalie [...]

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Lance Gross, Regina Hall & Jawn Murray
Lifestyle

Tech Talk: Lance Gross & Regina Hall Host Verizon Dinner

Posted  July 15, 2014  by  jmurray

Verizon Wireless returned as a sponsor for the 2014 Essence Festival. To culminate the 20th year of the festival in New Orleans, Verizon Wireless had an interactive booth activation at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center where festival attendees could explore technology, dance to live music, participate in celebrity meet-and-greets with Kim Burrell, Tank, Jazmine [...]

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James Brown: “42″ Star Chadwick Boseman Cast As Music Icon

Posted  September 5, 2013  by  jmurray

Universal Pictures has found an actor to play James Brown in its upcoming biopic. The 31-year-old “42″ star Chadwick Boseman, who played the legendary Brooklyn Dodgers second baseman Jackie Robinson in the recent blockbuster, has been cast as Brown. The movie about The Godfather of Soul in the film directed by Tate Taylor (“The Help”). [...]

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Major Milestone: Kenny Lattimore Breaks Barriers In Africa

Posted  September 5, 2013  by  jmurray

R&B crooner Kenny Lattimore made a major milestone during a recent tour to Africa. The Washington, DC-bred singer is the first U.S. artist since the late James Brown in 1974 to perform in Zambia this century. Lattimore, who typically tours Africa twice a year, said he “had a blast” on his recent tour that had [...]

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Dancing with the Stars: New Cast Revealed

Posted  September 4, 2013  by  jmurray

ABC revealed the latest cast for the new season of “Dancing with the Stars” today on “Good Morning America.” There will be 12 new celebrities vying for the coveted mirrorball trophy when the show returns for its two-hour premiere on Monday, Sept. 16 at pm ET. The cast for the new season for “DWTS” includes [...]

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Bauble Business: Estelle Launching Jewelry Collection

Posted  September 4, 2013  by  jmurray

British-bred singer/rapper Estelle is slated to launch a new jewelry collection on Wednesday during Fashion Week according to Women’s Wear Daily. Estelle has partnering with Lita Asscher to debut the Estelle & Lita by Royal Asscher line, which is a combination of floating diamonds and sapphires. The debut of the Estelle & Lita by Royal [...]

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Getting Hitched: Christina Milian Engaged

Posted  September 4, 2013  by  jmurray

Singer/actress Christina Milian is engaged to her longtime boyfriend Jas Prince. The pair started dating back in 2010 and apparently got engaged back in April. Online rumors surfaced back in April that Prince, CEO of Rap-A-Lot Records, had popped the question when the former social media correspondent of “The Voice” was spotted sporting a huge [...]

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She’s Booked: Lil’ Mo Going On Tour With Ja Rule

Posted  September 4, 2013  by  jmurray

“R&B Divas: LA” star Lil’ Mo is gearing up to go out on tour with rap veteran Ja Rule. The Godmother of Hip-Hop and R&B is part of the hip-hop star’s “Ja Rule & Friends” tour, which kicks off in November. The tour kicks off in Corpus Christi, Texas and will play 12 southern cities including [...]

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American Made: Jay-Z Concert Documentary To Air On TV

Posted  September 3, 2013  by  jmurray

Jay-Z’s two-day music festival Made In America has been captured on film and the documentary will now air on Showtime. On Oct. 11, the cable network will premiere the Philadelphia-based festival that included performances by Kanye West, Jill Scott, Drake, Pearl Jam, Janelle Monae, Run-DMC, D’Angelo, Wale, Rick Ross and other music stars. The hip-hop [...]

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Gospel

Michelle Williams: New Music Video & The Powerful Church Apology

Posted  September 3, 2013  by  jmurray

Michelle Williams has released the official music video for her single, ‘If We Had Your Eyes.’  The video was directed by Derek Blanks and features a cameo by Williams friend, former Destiny’s Child singer LeToya Luckett. The song is currently climbing the Urban AC radio charts, where it is currently number 25. The former Destiny’s [...]

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America’s Next Top Mom: Eva Marcille Pregnant

Posted  September 3, 2013  by  jmurray

“America’s Next Top Model” winner Eva Marcille is about to be a first-time mom. The 28-year-old winner of cycle three of the Tyra Banks-produced model competition series is five months pregnant by her boyfriend, songwriter Kevin McCall. In a statement to BET, the model/actress describes her pregnancy as “more than just a dream, it is a [...]

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Lee Daniels’ The Butler: Continues To Clean Up At Box Office

Posted  September 3, 2013  by  jmurray

For the third consecutive week, “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” has come in at the top spot at the box office. In a surprise victory over the record revenue Labor Day weekend, “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” grossed $20 million over the four-day holiday, which takes its domestic box office total to $79.3 million. The film starring [...]

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