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A new drama inspired by the life of Don Cornelius is underway at BET. Titled, American Soul, the project is inspired by the personal trials and professional successes of a young, ambitious and troubled impresario, Don Cornelius. The 10-episode drama is an unflinching look at the entrepreneur, his Soul Train dancers, crew and musicians in a cutthroat Hollywood in the 1970s […]

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Anika Noni Rose is returning to the stage for a musical theater performance. The Tony-award winning actress will be starring in the off-Broadway production of Carmen Jones. This will be her first musical performance since winning a Tony-award for her 2004 performance of Caroline or Change by Tony Kushner according to Deadline. John Doyle of the Classic Stage Company will be the artistic […]

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Tiffany Haddish has figured out how Meryl Streep could believably play her mother in the sequel to “Girls Trip.” The comic has been vocal about the dream casting ever since she hurdled a velvet rope on the Oscars red carpet just to meet the screen legend.“I told Meryl that I wanted her to play momma one day,” she […]

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Spike Lee’s “BlacKkKlansman” will open in theaters on the one-year anniversary of the violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, where white nationalists marched and a counterprotester was killed.Focus Features on Monday announced that Lee’s newly retitled drama will be released Aug. 10. The film is about the real-life story of Ron Stallworth, a black police officer in […]

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Well it seems bad boy Nick Gordon is not going to face charges arising from an incident last month where he was accused of hitting his girlfriend, Laura Leal. Even though Leal told cops at first that Gordon struck her on the right side of her cheek area several times, prosecutors say she later changed her story […]

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Beyoncé has been in 11-hour rehearsals in preparation for Coachella Festival. Sources say that Bey has been practicing at a high-profile studio in L.A. There are seven security guards at the studio, who are making sure only approved dancers, choreographers and technicians are allowed into the facility. Bey was supposed to perform at the festival last year, […]

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TBS’ “The Last O.G.,” starring Tracy Morgan as a man just out of prison and learning his way around a changed world, also holds a lesson in comedy chemistry. Morgan’s Tray has it with “Girls Trip” star Tiffany Haddish, who plays the ex-flame who built a successful life and marriage instead of waiting out his 15-year sentence for dealing […]

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Whoopi Goldberg has just joined the cast of Tyler Perry’s The List starring Tika Sumpter and Tiffany Haddish. While promoting his new movie Acrimony, Tyler broke the news on a visit to The View. According to The Hollywood Reporter, The List follows Danica, played by Sumpter, who is forced to accept that she may be getting “catfished” by an online boyfriend whom she has never met when her […]

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Black Panther continues to make history! This week Ryan Coogler’s hit film has made enough money in the box office that it’s officially the top- grossing superhero film in North America…of ALL TIME! According to The Hollywood Reporter, with $630.9 million in ticket sales since Sunday, Disney and Marvel achieved this major milestone after passing fellow Marvel title The Avengers, […]

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Does Cardi B have a bun in the oven? New reports have surfaced, alleging that the Bodak Yellow rapper is in fact pregnant by her fiance rapper Offset. According to reports, Cardi is due early July. Rumors that she may be pregnant began in February. However she adamantly denied that she was pregnant, saying that she was just putting on […]

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Nick Gordon, the man who was found civilly liable for the 2015 wrongful death of Bobbi Kristina Brown, was arrested on domestic violence charges for the second time in two years over the weekend. Gordon was arrested in Seminole, Florida, after allegedly getting into a physical confrontation with his girlfriend. TMZ.com reports that Gordon maintains that his girlfriend […]

Eric B and Rakim have announced their first tour in 25 years : The duo will be embarking on a 17-date trek, which kicks off in April. The tour will start in Boston, and will make stops in NYC, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Houston and San Diego, before wrapping up in San Francisco on May 3rd.