Hip Hop Historian Shaheem Reid recently sat down with Hollywood’s A-list actor Forrest Whitaker to discuss a series of topics surrounding the release of Lee Daniels, The Butler. Shaheem asked Whitaker what was his thoughts about the controversy surrounding civil rights veteran Harry Belafonte and Jay Z . The movie is inspired by the true […]
Reported by Edward Davis It was mooted as one of Hollywood script’s circa 2009. In fact, it landed at the top of the BlackList pile that year. Names like Leonardo DiCaprio, Bryan Singer, Mark Wahlberg and Christian Bale were thrown around in several different versions, but for whatever reason the film never quite came together. […]
For more than 20 years now, the hip hop world has known the name Snoop Dogg. The former Death Row prisoner and No Limit soldier has entertained us with his songs about weed smoking, gang banging and partying like a rap star for years. So it came as a shock to many when in late […]
It looks like T-Boz will be starting off the new year with a brand new reality show on the TLC channel titled “Totally T-Boz”. T-Boz whose real name is Tionne Watkins, will have a four-part series which chronicles the ups and downs of raising her 12-year old daughter while battling serious health and financial tribulations. […]
Jamie Foxx and Kerry Washington Discuss New Film “Django Unchained” and How They Shielded Themselves From the “N-Word” In The Movie (Interview Video Inside!)
The new exciting movie “Django Unchained” is on its way! Grammy award winning actor and honorable “Scandal” actress, Jamie Foxx and Kerry Washington, talked to Access Hollywood about how they shielded their own personal feelings from being called the “N word” in the new film. Both African-American movie stars discuss the impact the movie is […]
Article written by: Keith Veronese Spike Lee is directing a 90-minute documentary celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Michael Jackson’s BAD, BAD25, with the documentary airing Thanksgiving Night on ABC. You can check out a new trailer for the documentary below. In the documentary, Spike Lee uses archival footage to focus on the creation of the […]
Kanye West‘s importance in pop culture has enabled him to influence all facets of media including the fictional world. Few will forget West’s first appropriation in the cartoon world courtesy of South Park, but he then went on to appear on Seth MacFarlane’s The Cleveland Show with a second cameo in the works. In this short preview, […]
It’s Zonnique Harris‘ 16th birthday and “Niq Niq” (aka Star and 1/3 of the possie OMG Girlz) is ready to celebrate and full of ideas but will her father T.I. approve? Tameka and T.I. debate over Niq Niq’s dress however, but T.I. warns Tiny that if the dress says “Bachelorette” instead of “Sweet 16″ him and Niq Niq […]
“Sparkle” In Theaters Today Just 8 days after what would have been Whitney Houston’s 49th Birthday (PHOTOS)
“Despite its festive title, Salim Akil’s “Sparkle” comes to theaters shaded by sadness. We all know that this represents the last performance from Whitney Houston, who died three months after filming her role.” NY Daily News Houston plays Emma, the single-mother of the sensational singing-trio consisting of “American Idol” winner Jordan Sparks who plays the lead sister […]
This past Monday in New York, Spike Lee premiered his newest film in his “Chronicles of Brooklyn, New York” series: “Red Hook Summer.” Among those who attended the premiere to give support to the iconic filmmaker made of ethane was Mike Tyson, Gayle King, Laila Ali, Debra Lee, Mona Scott-Young, Cassidy, Reginald Hudlin, Stephen Hill […]
Last night’s episode of Love and Hip Hop Atlanta left viewers wondering would Scrappy leave his girlfriend Erica to hook up with former reality star and video vixen Shay Johnson. It was clear that there was some type of chemistry between the two however Scrappy must first decide what he will do with his shaky […]
Legendary filmmaker Spike Lee just released the art for his upcoming film RED HOOK SUMMER (www.redhooksummer.com). This poster was created by Art Sims and 11:24 Creative, who have designed most of Spike’s iconic posters, including DO THE RIGHT THING, SCHOOL DAZE, MO BETTER BLUES, CLOCKERS, GIRL 6, HE GOT GAME, CROOKLYN, MALCOLM X, JUNGLE FEVER, […]
This past weekend Paramount/Dreamworks held a special screening for Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted in New York. The screening was held at the AMC Lincoln Square thrater in Manhattan and was hosted by Power 105’s Angela Yee and Mona Scott-Young, the executive producer of Love & Hip Hop. The film was shown to over 200 […]
“The names have been changed to protect the guilty.” That was the tagline for Pastor Troy’s film, We Was Homeboyz that premiered Thursday at the Rialto Center for the Arts in Atlanta. The Gino Payne directed film featured Pastor Troy, Mr. Mudd, Tanisha Stewart, and Shawty Lo in lead character roles. The premise of the […]
The exclusive scene opens with an injured Commander Stone Hopper (Skarsgård) looking a little worried as his brother, Lt. Alex Hopper (Kitsch), takes a tiny boat of troops out on the water to get up close and personal with the sea invaders. We have no naval experience and even we know this can’t be a […]
ELEMENTARY GENOCIDE appeals to a wide general viewership by addressing the social, cultural, political and personal ramifications of how the federal government allots money to each state, to build prions based on the failure rate of 4th and 5th graders. In America, where half of the 4th grade is reading below grade level and more […]
In the wake of the recent outcry surrounding Spike Lee’s inability to obtain financing for the remake of “Inside Man,” a group of young Black independent filmmakers attempts to prove that Black Cinema is not only alive, but that it is evolving. Executive Producers, Maryam Ali, Drahcir Marie, and Trae Corey have commenced pre-production on […]
By Sean O’ Connell I have, which is part of the reason why I’m pretty geeked over this official photo released by White House officials. It shows President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greeting actual Tuskegee Airmen ahead of a screening of Anthony Hemingway’s “Red Tails,” which opens in theaters on Friday. [kkytv […]
The wait is almost over and Young Jeezy knows it. The Atlanta native held a private screening in his hometown at the Landmark Midtown Art Cinema for his biographical film TM 103: The Documentary. With only two screens open, the cinema was a who’s who of industry heads, press, producers and artists alike. The film, which comes with […]
Soon-to-be Kris & Kim Humphries The day everyone has been waiting for is almost here, and you are more than welcome to share in the excitement. Kim Kardashian’s wedding is just around the corner, and the event will be cover by ENEWS. Kim and Kris wedding will air on E in as a two-part special […]
Ultimate Merger 2 Starring Tocarra TV One series Ultimate Merger is back for a second season, this time featuring Toccara, yes Toccara from America’s Next Top Model. If you didn’t know, Miss Toccara has been keeping herself busy with a stint on Celebrity Fit Club, being a correspondent for BET and is a contributing Style […]
Brandy at the 2011 Summer TCA Tour R&B singer/actress Brandy Norwood is planning a comeback! With a new team, new sound and new look, Brandy is ready to take her place back. She recently released the trailer for her upcoming docu-series “On My Own” which give us a behind-the-scenes look at her life as she […]
Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows (pt.2) As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end, and here we are at the end of an era. Picking up where the first part ended with Voldemort acquiring The Elder Wand from Dumbledore’s grave, while Harry and his friends continue on their journey to […]
Kevin Hart hosts the 2011 BET Awards Actor/comedian Kevin Hart is bringing his Laugh at My Pain comedy tour to a movie theater near you within the next couple of months.
Alphas is an action-packed thriller from writers Zak Penn (The Avengers, X-Men: The Last Stand) and Michael Karnow. In the series, five ordinary people are brought together to form one extraordinary team of Alphas — people with the unique power to stretch the capabilities of the human mind giving them superhuman physical and mental abilities.
What’s worth more – an appearance by “The Situation” or the world’s most expensive M&M? Makes you really start to wonder, doesn’t it? It’s Worth What?, hosted by comedian Cedric the Entertainer, is a game show that taps into America’s curiosity with cost and value.
In her new series, State of Georgia, Raven-Symoné plays Georgia Chamberlain, a confident Southern girl who moves to New York to become a star. With the help of her best friend Jo (Majandra Delfino), and her Aunt Honey (Loretta Devine), Georgia does whatever it takes — like working odd jobs — to make it big.