Category: Entertainment

Soundtrack Sunday “Brown Sugar” 1

Soundtrack Sunday “Brown Sugar”

Brown Sugar is the soundtrack to the 2002 drama film, Brown Sugar. It was released on September 24, 2002 through MCA Records and consisted of hip hop and R&B music. Soundtrack List Please leave your comments on your thoughts about this soundtrack 1. “Brown Sugar (Extra Sweet)” (Mos Def featuring Faith Evans) 3:30 2. “Love of […]

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Are Black Athletes Successfully Scared 2

Are Black Athletes Successfully Scared

I’ve always admired watching how much fun Cam brings to the game of football. Dapping, smiling, dancing, and handing out footballs to young children. It provides the No Fun League (NFL)  dare I say, with a little fun! On the other hand, there are critics that would classify it as show boating. Well to each it’s own. Again, I […]

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CBCF To Honor Cicely Tyson With A Lifetime Achievement Award 3

CBCF To Honor Cicely Tyson With A Lifetime Achievement Award

When I was around the young age of 11, I remembered my mother loving her some Cicely Tyson. She was very fund of her. Now in the present, so many years later (which took too long) . The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation will award the legendary actress with a life time achievement award. The annual ceremony […]

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Swizz Beats Defends Alicia Keys No Make Campaign At VMAS 4

Swizz Beats Defends Alicia Keys No Make Campaign At VMAS

During the 2016 VMAS on Sunday, all the haters came out to comment on Alicia Keys and her lack of make up. After a backlash of negative feedback,  music producer and hubby Swizz Beats came to his wife’s defense. “Y’all gotta think about that. This is deep,” Beatz started in the video. “Somebody’s sitting at […]

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Beyonce Invites Mothers of the Movement to VMAs 5

Beyonce Invites Mothers of the Movement to VMAs

STEPHEN LOVEKIN/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK Beyonce showed up with the mothers of the movement at the VMAS as well as the models and singers that contributed to her “lemonade video”. The mothers of Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Trayvon Martin and Oscar Grant—Gwen Carr, Lezley McSpadden, Sybrina Fulton and Wanda Johnson, was present with Beyonce outside of the Madison Square […]

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Bringing Back That Golden Era Rap II 6

Bringing Back That Golden Era Rap II

“…forget the ego, it takes a woman and a man/ my guard is up so now you cop a plea/ this is protected with a key you sissy!” lyric from the song “Rebel Soul” by Lin “Isis” Que Ayoung from the 1990 album “Rebel Soul”. Ahhh, the fierceness of the lyrical lyricist of one Isis, can we dig it? (Smile). […]

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Bringing Back That Golden Era Rap 7

Bringing Back That Golden Era Rap

“….stop wishing for beats with plenty bass/ and lyrics said in haste, if this meaning doesn’t manifest/ put it to rest”…lyrics from “Poetry” by Boogie Down Productions (KRS-One) from the 1986 album “Criminal Minded”.   The debate of what real Hip-Hop music is and what it ain’t really may be a dead issue. Even if Hip-Hop music today were measured by […]

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Gabrielle Union Goes Blonde 8

Gabrielle Union Goes Blonde

honey-blonde locks chopped into a chin-length bob is the new do that the Being Mary Jane star is wearing these days. Union 43, revealed her new hair do via instagram a couple of weeks ago. LOVE this Creatures of the Wind dress!! A photo posted by Gabrielle Union-Wade (@gabunion) on Aug 5, 2016 at 6:03pm […]

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King James Loves the Kids! 9

King James Loves the Kids!

Remember one of Martin Lawrence’s famous quotes from the classic “Martin” sitcom. “Ole Marty Mar loves the kids”.  Lebron James loves the kids as well. King James took 5000 kids to an Ohio theme park on behalf of his “I promise” education initiative. James took students and families on his annual trip to Cedar Point […]

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SOLEDAD O’BRIEN To Join Sunday Morning Program 10

SOLEDAD O’BRIEN To Join Sunday Morning Program

News correspondent Soledad O’Brien will be joining the Hearst television network. O’Brien will appear on Heart’s weekly magazine show “Matter of Fact” which will air on sunday morning in various markets. O’Brien will continue to discuss serious issues such as the “Black In America docu-series”. O’Brien stated, the program will not consist of partisan debates, […]

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CodeBlack Films To Develop Angelia Davis Biopic 11

CodeBlack Films To Develop Angelia Davis Biopic

CodeBlack films is putting an Angelia Davis Biopic into works, According to Variety. The film has yet to be named, it will be produced by Nina Yang Bongiovi. who produced  films “Fruitvale Station” and “Dope”. Davis has been one of the civil rights leaders since the 1960s. Davis and her niece, Eisa Davis will executive produce the […]

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Soundtrack Sunday "Love Jones" 12

Soundtrack Sunday “Love Jones”

Love Jones is a 1997 American romantic drama film written and directed by Theodore Witcher, in his feature film debut. It stars Larenz Tate, Nia Long, Isaiah Washington, Bill Bellamy, and Lisa Nicole Carson. Love Jones is one of my favorite films. I recently watched this movie with a friend, Although I’ve seen this movie […]

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Usher Play Sugar Ray Leonard in "Hands Of Stone" Film 13

Usher Play Sugar Ray Leonard in “Hands Of Stone” Film

Usher will play Sugar Ray Leonard in the upcoming film “Hands Of Stone” This sports biopic is about the legendary Roberto Duran’s boxing career and also his infamous boxing matches with Sugar Ray Leonard. ” Hands Of Stone” premiers in theaters August 26.  

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Tyler Perry Offered To Pay For Atlanta Twins Funeral 14

Tyler Perry Offered To Pay For Atlanta Twins Funeral

    Tyler Perry has offered to finance the funeral of two 15 month old Atlanta twins. The twins, named Ariel and Alyanah North was left in a scorching car vehicle, reports from ABC News. The twins, (two girls) were left alone in the vehicle for several hours. Asa North, the father was charged with involuntary manslaughter and reckless […]

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Rihanna Joins Female Cast  ‘Ocean’s Eight’ spin off 15

Rihanna Joins Female Cast ‘Ocean’s Eight’ spin off

There are rumors that R&B songstress Rihanna will soon join the Ocean’s Eight movie cast. Ocean’s Eight will be a remake of Oceans Eleven and consist of an all female cast. Among other stars slated for the upcoming film, includes Anne Hathaway ,Helena Bonham Carter, Mindy Kaling and Awkwafina, according to the hollywoodreporter. The film is set to […]

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Longtime ESPN Host " John Saunders" Passed at  age 61 16

Longtime ESPN Host ” John Saunders” Passed at age 61

I am truly going to miss seeing John Saunders on the Sports Reporters every Sunday morning. Saunders was articulate, smooth and very gracious. Presently(at this time) the outcome of his death is still undetermined. Fighting back tears on ESPN “First Take”  Stephen A. Smith stated, Saunders was a mentor, big brother, and a father figure. “He […]

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Snoop Dog & Martha Stewart Team up for Cooking Show Series 17

Snoop Dog & Martha Stewart Team up for Cooking Show Series

Unfortunately so many rappers disappear into oblivion after their 15 minutes of fame. Snoop Dog has managed to re-invent his persona time and time again. Variety announced that Snoop Dog and Martha Stewart will have their on show premiering on VH1 called “Martha & Snoop’s Dinner Party. Snoop stated Martha is his home girl, they […]

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Prince Estate "Paisley Park" is not for sell 18

Prince Estate “Paisley Park” is not for sell

Number One : Prince Estate says Paisley Park is not for sell.  A court ruled on friday included Prince’s home and recording venue, among 20 other properties are available for sell. All of Prince’s properties combine are worth an estimated $28 million Bremer Trust (the administrator for Prince’s estate) is in the midst of trying to […]

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Black Celebrity Twins 19

Black Celebrity Twins

Tasha and Sidra Smith Tasha Smith is a popular actress who has appeared in several movies and television shows, including “Why Did I Get Married?”, “ATL”, “Couples Retreat”, “The Longshots”, “For Better or Worse”, “Meet the Browns”, and “The Corner The Barber Twins (Track and Field)Me’Lisa and Mikele Barber are accomplished American track and field sprint athletes. […]

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Montel Williams detained in Germany over medical marijuana 20

Montel Williams detained in Germany over medical marijuana

Montel Williams was briefly detained at the airport in Germany for possessing small amounts of marijuana. Williams quickly made phone calls to his team in the U.S. and they sent proof of Williams medical marijuana prescription. Williams explained that the marijuana is used to treat his multiple sclerosis condition. Williams was treated very well by the authorities […]

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A Street in Queens Will Be Named After Legendary Rapper "Phife Dawg" 21

A Street in Queens Will Be Named After Legendary Rapper “Phife Dawg”

Rapper Phife Dawg of the legendary group “A Tribe Called Quest” will be honored with a street in his name from his old neighborhood in Queens. Linden Boulevard at 192nd Street in St. Albans will be the co-name portion of the street. The signing of the street will take place on Aug. 3. “A Tribe […]

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Comedian Lavell Crawford's Weight Loss "Drops 120lbs" 22

Comedian Lavell Crawford’s Weight Loss “Drops 120lbs”

Wow! I am very happy for brother Lavell Crawford. Our community (black community) has struggled with heart disease, obesity, high blood pressure etc. I am really proud of Lavell’s decision on loosing weight for the sake of being here to provide for his lovely wife and son. Hopefully this will be an inspiration for Lavell’s fans, the black […]

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New Song by Nas & Erykah Badu "This Bitter Land" 23

New Song by Nas & Erykah Badu “This Bitter Land”

  Nas and Erykah Badu collaborated on the song ” This Bitter Land” which is part of the star studded sound track for the movie “The Land” in theaters July 29. Nas is also the executive producer of the film. Erykah Badu will be a character in the movie as well. “The Land” is about inner city […]

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5 Reasons You Should Attend A Jill Scott Concert

5 Reasons You Should Attend A Jill Scott Concert

Classiness – Jill Scott, has a certain ambience. The way she carries herself (on and off stage). A very beautiful and sensual soul. Jill’s energy is very loving, and has that certain Aura that you can feel, a gracious presence. Beauty- Jill Scott’s has an  inner and outer beauty, from the way that she talks, the way she sings, […]

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