Tag: Philadelphia

Music

New Musiq: Soulchild Signs With Warryn Campbell

R&B star Musiq Soulchild has a new recording contract with Warryn Campbell’s My Block Inc./eOne Music label. “I’m really excited about being on My Block with Warryn Campbell, I feel like I’ll be working with one of the, if not ...
Movies

Sexual Healing: Jesse L. Martin To Play Marvin Gaye

Lenny Kravitz is out and “Law & Order” alum Jesse L. Martin is officially in as Marvin Gaye in the biopic about the late singer’s life. Martin is now confirmed to play the Motown legend in the Julien Temple-helmed “Sexual ...
Theater

In Marvin’s Memory: Lynn Whitfield & Clifton Powell Star In ...

Emmy Award-winning actress Lynn Whitfield and NAACP Image Award-winning actor Clifton Powell star in the theatrical production about the late soul icon Marvin Gaye. The play, “My Brother Marvin,” is the “uncut” and “untold story” of the R&B icon who ...
Gospel

“Sunday Best” Is Back: Season Six Audition Info

BET’s top-rated music competition series “Sunday Best” is returning for a sixth season this summer. The show will begin the audition process for the new season later this month. “Sunday Best” will audition contestants seeking to become gospel music stars ...
Theater

“Jekyll & Hyde:” Deborah Cox & Constantine Maroulis Marvel In ...

It is the classic tale of good and evil, but the touring musical “Jekyll & Hyde” is more progressive then its predecessors! The show, which recently played six shows at the acclaimed Kennedy Center Opera House in Washington, DC, offers ...
News

Sherman Hemsley: Finally Able To Be Buried

After more than three months, actor Sherman Hemsley can finally be buried after dying of lung cancer on July 24. His body has been in refrigerated storage at an El Paso, Texas funeral home since his death. The star of ...
News

Still Here: DJ Jazzy Jeff Victim Of Cyber Death

DJ Jazzy Jeff was the latest celebrity to die as a result of a cyber death hoax. The Philadelphia-bred deejay, who became famous as one-half of the rap duo DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince alongside Will Smith, was ...
TV

CONFIRMED: Kevin Hart Hosting 2012 MTV VMAs

Comedian Kevin Hart is apparently in final negotiations to host the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards. Sources close to the 32-year-old comic confirm the rumor originally reported by HumorMillMag.com that Hart’s deal to host the award show “is pretty much ...
News

Sherman Hemsley: Dead at 74

“The Jeffersons” star Sherman Hemsley has died!  The 74-year-old actor died at this home in El Paso, Texas confirmed authorities in the city. In addition to his most famous role as George Jefferson, Hemsley also played Deacon Ernest Frye on ...