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Joshua Rogers: “Sunday Best” Winner Finally Free From Mathew Knowles

One of the last remaining Gospel artists signed to Beyoncé’s father, former music mogul Mathew Knowles is finally free from his contract with the floundering Music World record label. Joshua Rogers, season five winner of BET’s competition series “Sunday Best,” has been released from his contract with Knowles. AlwaysAList.com has previously reported on the challenges […]

Ray Chew, KiKi Shepard & Bruno Tonioli Photos

HOT SHOTS: KiKi Shepard, Naturi Naughton, Gayle King, Carolyn Malachi, MAJOR, Jennifer Holliday, Damien Wayans & more

Former “It’s Showtime at the Apollo” co-host KiKi Shepard attended this week’s live show of “Dancing with the Stars.” The Tyler, Texas-bred personality is a trained dancer and would actually be a great contestant on the ABC competition series. Shepard was invited to visit “Dancing with the Stars” by the show’s musical director Ray Chew […]

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Media Massacre: Juicy, XXL, SLAM, Rides & Other Magazines Ending

More than a dozen or so magazines just became casualties of the digital era, as Harris Publications abruptly announced it was closing last week. The latest digital disruption brings an end to urban print titles like Juicy, XXL, SLAM and Rides; as well as Celebrity Hairstyles, Guitar World, Revolver, Who’s Who in Baseball, and Guns […]

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Baby On Board: Kerry Washington Confirms She’s Pregnant

Kerry Washington has confirmed she is pregnant. The Emmy-nominated star of “Scandal” is expecting her second child with her husband, former NFL player Nnamdi Asomugha. The 39-year-old actress acknowledged her pregnancy on the red carpet of the Met Gala in New York City on Monday evening. Speculation that Washington was pregnant began weeks ago after […]

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Pastors’ Panel: Four Preachers Land Summer Talk Show Run

Dr. E. Dewey Smith, Jr., Associate Pastor John Gray, Dr. Jamal Bryant and Pastor Orrick Quick will join forces for a new daytime talk show called “The Preachers.” Produced by Warner Bros. Television/Telepictures Productions and airing on Fox-owned television stations, “The Preachers” will get a three-week summer airing starting July 11. In an announcement by […]


 
 

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Real Chemistry: Kenny Lattimore & Nadine Ellis Are A Match Made In Music

Posted  April 1, 2016  by  jmurray

R&B crooner Kenny Lattimore has just released a new music video for his latest single “You’re My Girl,” the third release from his “Anatomy of a Love Song” (eOne Music) album. The latest video features actress Nadine Ellis as Lattimore’s love interest. The former star of BET’s “Let’s Stay Together” was also the leading lady […]

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Dwyane Wade: Launches Wine Label & Partners With Wife Gabrielle Union For HGTV Series

Posted  March 31, 2016  by  jmurray

NBA superstar Dwayne Wade continues to expand his enterprise outside the NBA. The Miami Heats shooting guard already has a shoe line (Way of Wade Basketball Shoes by Li-Ning), has a brand of socks (Wade by Stance Socks), and he is Creative Director and spokesmodel for Naked Underwear. Now, the fashion-forward sports star is expanding […]

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His Harmony: Singer ABIAH Talks “American Idol,” Jussie Smollett, Mariah Carey & New CD “Bottles”

Posted  March 29, 2016  by  jmurray

One named-crooner ABIAH doesn’t just sing for his supper, he also teaches other vocalists how to master the craft of singing for there’s. The Rochester, New York-bred singer boats a five-and-a-half octave range, which gives his enchanting tenor tone the ability to hit notes that Mariah Carey could only dream about at this point in […]

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He’s Able: Kirk Franklin Captures “20 Years In One Night” (Extended Dates)

Posted  March 29, 2016  by  jmurray

Gospel superstar Kirk Franklin is selling out shows all over the country on his “20 Years in One Night” Tour. The concert celebrates Franklin’s illustrious two-decade career in the music business and showcases new music from his latest release, “Losing My Religion.” For nearly two hours and 30 minutes, the 10-time Grammy winner also revisits […]

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Landon Brown: Bobby Brown’s Son Landon Pens Song & Releases Video About Bobbi Kristina

Posted  March 29, 2016  by  jmurray

Landon Brown—son of R&B star Bobby Brown—has released a new song and music video dedicated to his late sister, Bobbi Kristina Brown. Landon just dropped a video for his emotional ballad, “Again,” which features images of him and his sibling. Bobbi Kristina died on July 26, 2015 at age 22 after spending seven months in a medically-induced […]

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Together Again: “A Different World” Cast Reuniting At A Black College

Posted  March 28, 2016  by  jmurray

Some principal cast members of “A Different World” will reunite at Norfolk State University in April to benefit the ACCESS College Foundation. The show’s stars Kadeem Hardison (Dwayne Cleophus Wayne), Jasmine Guy (Whitley Gilbert), Cree Summer (Winifred ‘Freddie’ Brooks), Charnele Brown (Kimberly Reese) and Darryl Bell (Ron Johnson) will come together to meet with college students, […]

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Real Drama: “RHOA” Couple Cynthia Bailey & Peter Thomas Separated

Posted  March 25, 2016  by  jmurray

Has reality TV become too real for “Real Housewives of Atlanta” couple Cynthia Bailey and Peter Thomas? According to multiple reports, the couple is officially separated and Bailey is residing in Atlanta, while Thomas resides in Charlotte where he owns Sports One Bar & Lounge. The 48-year-old model and sunglasses designer revealed during an interview on […]

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Nina Parker, Kandi Burruss & Kelly Rowland
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HOT SHOTS: Kelly Rowland, Kandi Burruss, Nelly, SWV, Kirk Franklin, Tamar Braxton & more

Posted  March 24, 2016  by  jmurray

Grammy winner Kelly Rowland has been on a whirlwind promotional tour generating press for her upcoming competition series “Chasing Destiny” on BET. Premiering April 5, 2016 at 10pm ET, the hour-long reality show will show the former Destiny’s Child member working with a team of experts to assemble the next superstar girl group. Rowland participated […]

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Being Belafonte: Actor Austin Jaye Brings Hollywood Legend’s Story To Stage

Posted  March 24, 2016  by  jmurray

Almost two years ago, actor Austen Jaye was scrolling through his Twitter timeline and his friend, writer and digital content creator Issa Rae, posted an article that posed the question: “Will Hollywood Allow Blacks To Make Love On The Big Screen?” The story featured a photo of Hollywood greats Harry Belafonte and the late Dorothy […]

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Claudia Jordan: Feels “Folks Like Seeing Two Black Women Go At It” On TV

Posted  March 23, 2016  by  jmurray

Reality TV star Claudia Jordan admits fame comes at a cost, and the price is regularly being misunderstood. Jordan, who currently stars on TV One’s fledgling reality franchise “The Next 15,” told ABC Radio Networks Entertainment Producer Karu F. Daniels that the manipulation of reality shows by its producers doesn’t give viewers an accurate view […]

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Blessed & Highly Favored: The Clark Sisters To Be Honored At 2016 Essence Festival

Posted  March 22, 2016  by  jmurray

The Clark Sisters will be saluted during the 22nd annual Essence Festival in New Orleans on Sunday, July 3. Twinkie Clark, Karen Clark-Sheard, Dorinda Clark-Cole and Jackie Clark Chisholm will be honored during Essence’s All-Star Gospel Tribute on the Empowerment Experience Stage. Essence has assembled some great entertainers to pay homage to the famed Gospel […]

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