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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 […]

Soledad TV

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 […]

Chaka Khan Music

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 […]

Todrick Hall in Kinky Boots Theater

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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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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Ezekiel Jackson: Announces Departure From WWE

Posted  April 7, 2014  by  jmurray

On the heels of Wrestlemania 30, former World Wrestling Entertainment Intercontinental Champion Ezekiel Jackson announces his departure from WWE. The 35-year-old wrestling star took to his Instagram page @ZekeWWE to reveal that his contract with WWE had expired on the Sunday of Wrestlemania, April 6. In his unedited post, Jackson thanked Brian Kendrick for choosing […]

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Free At Last: Le’Andria Johnson & Brian Courtney Wilson Released By Mathew Knowles

Posted  April 7, 2014  by  jmurray

It’s been a long time coming and AlwaysAList.com has reported several stories about their challenged relationship with Mathew Knowles’, but gospel singers Le’Andria Johnson and Brian Courtney Wilson have both been released from their contracts with the troubled label Music World Gospel. Season three “Sunday Best” winner Johnson has been vocal several times via social […]

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The Braxton’s In Bulk: Super Order For Series Fourth Season

Posted  April 4, 2014  by  jmurray

“Braxton Family Values” is the highest-rated series on WE TV and the cable channel has ordered a whopping 26 episodes for the reality show’s fourth season. Starring Braxton siblings Toni, Tamar, Towanda, Trina and Traci and their mom, Evelyn Braxton, the show averaged 1.4 million viewers during its third season. “WE TV has become a […]

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First Look: What Is “Transcendence?”

Posted  April 2, 2014  by  jmurray

Producer Broderick Johnson is at the helm of the new feature film “Transcendence,” which stars Johnny Depp, Morgan Freeman, Paul Bettany, Rebecca Hall, Cole Hauser, Cory Hardrict and Kate Mara. In the film, Dr. Will Caster (Depp) is the foremost researcher in the field of Artificial Intelligence, working to create a sentient machine that combines […]

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Not So Final: Could “Single Ladies” Return On New Network?

Posted  April 1, 2014  by  jmurray

Could “Single Ladies” get a second act on BET? VH1 cancelled the one-hour drama that starred LisaRaye McCoy, Charity Shea and Denise Vasi after three seasons and the final episode aired on March 24. AlwaysAList.com has since learned exclusively that producers of the series have began putting out feelers with other networks to see if […]

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Double Dose: “The Queen Latifah Show” To Air On BET

Posted  March 31, 2014  by  jmurray

On the heels of being renewed for a second season, Oscar nominee Queen Latifah will get a second airing of her daytime talk show on BET. Starting on March 31, “The Queen Latifah Show” will premiere on BET at 1am ET. “The Queen Latifah Show” is produced by Flavor Unit, Overbrook Entertainment and Sony Pictures […]

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Posthumous Project: New Music From Michael Jackson

Posted  March 31, 2014  by  jmurray

Epic Records is gearing up to release new music from Michael Jackson. The division of Sony under the leadership of chairman L.A. Reid will drop a new CD by the late King of Pop called “Xscape.” The posthumous album boasts eight new tracks never released or heard before. There will also be a deluxe edition […]

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Round Two: SWV Gets A Second Season

Posted  March 20, 2014  by  jmurray

WE TV has given the green-light to a second season of “SWV Reunited.” The reality show, starring Sisters With Voices members Cheryl “Coko” Clemons, Leanne “LeLee” Lyons, and Tamara “Taj” George, premiered on Thursday, Jan. 16 and its six-episode season averaged 1.2 million viewers. Comparatively speaking, “SWV Reunited” was only .2 behind WE TV’s highest-rated […]

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Center Stage: Broadway Star Billy Porter Releasing New CD

Posted  March 20, 2014  by  jmurray

Tony Award-winning Broadway veteran Billy Porter is gearing up for the release of his new CD, “Billy’s Back on Broadway” (Concord Records). The album, Porter’s first solo offering since his 2005 independent release, “At the Corner of Broadway + Soul,” comes on the one year anniversary of his starring role in the critically acclaimed Cyndi Lauper/Harvey Fierstein-produced Broadway […]

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Rumor Control: Kelly Rowland Not Dropped By Record Label

Posted  March 19, 2014  by  jmurray

Online reports surfaced earlier this week claiming Grammy winner Kelly Rowland had been dropped by record label, Universal Republic. The rumors began when blog sites noticed she was on longer featured on the label’s website. AlwaysAList.com has spoken to sources close to the situation who assured us exclusively, what’s being reported is far from the […]

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