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Lavell Crawford’s to Drop Showtime Special ‘New Look, Same Funny’ on July 6

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Don’t let the weight loss fool you. Comedian Lavell Crawford is still bringing big laughs. He makes his return with his newest Showtime stand-up special titled Lavell Crawford: New Look Same Funny! According to the description from Showtime: Lavell Crawford is back and he’s funnier and skinnier than ever. After losing over 120 pounds, he’s […]

Senator Kamala Harris Comes Out as the Big Winner of #DemDebate2

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In the second Democratic Presidential Debate, many agree that Senator Kamala Harris had a breakout night. She was poised, intelligent, and full of Black Girl Magic. She even challenged former Vice-President Joe Biden, the front runner about his controversial remarks about working with racists as a young senator. “Vice President Biden, I do not believe […]

Kirk Franklin Supports Kanye West’s Sunday Service

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Gospel megastar Kirk Franklin has been the leading voice of the genre for almost 30 years. He has crossed over the mainstream with his version of R&B influenced gospel. Many have been wondering what does the “I Smile” singer/songwriter think of Kanye West’s Sunday Service movement. Franklin, without hesitation, endorsed Pastor Kanye’s growing congregation. When […]

Naomie Harris and Tyrese Gibson to Star in Thriller ‘Black And Blue’

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During the BET Awards that aired on Sunday (June 23), Sony Pictures dropped an official trailer for the police action drama Black and Blue. The film is directed by Deon Taylor (The Intruder, Traffik) and written by Peter A. Dowling (Reasonable Doubt) and features a star-studded cast including Naomie Harris, Tyrese Gibson, Frank Grillo, Mike […]

Big Boi & Kid Cudi to Join ‘Creepshow’ TV Series

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Back in 1982, Stephen King and George A. Romero collaborated to give the world the horror classic Creepshow. It has been announced that the reboot of Creepshow will feature Hip-Hop icons, Big Boi of OutKast and Cleveland’s finest Kid Cudi. To make sure that the viewers are scared out of their minds, Jeffrey Combs (Re-Animator), […]

Cardi B Pleads Not Guilty to Strip Club Brawl

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After picking up an Album of The Year Award at the BET Awards and becoming the first female rapper to win the ASCAP Writer of The Year, Cardi B made her way to court on Tuesday with her legal team. Cardi B came to court on Tuesday (June 25) in New York after being indicted […]

VH-1 Announces New Series ‘Girls Cruise’ With Lil Kim, Mya, and Chilli

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Ship Ahoy! Music icon Lil’ Kim and her star-studded group of friends are embarking on a glamorous vacation of a lifetime with VH1’s new docuseries Girls Cruise. The series is set to air on Monday, July 15th! VH-1 released a teaser trailer on Monday (June 10th) for the rapper’s new reality series. Lil’ Kim, who […]

Nas to Release New Children’s Book ‘I Know I Can’

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Education starts at home and legendary Queensbridge MC Nas is planning to help our children start off on the right path. On Thursday (June 13) the “If I Ruled The World’ rapper made the announcement via a post on Instagram, writing, “My first kids book is on the way,” mentioning that he and Mass Appeal […]

SOURCE SPORTS: Kemba Walker Would Take Less to Stay in Charlotte

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While the NBA season has come to an end with the Toronto Raptors hoisting the Larry O’ Brien trophy, free agency is just around the corner. Because of the injuries of Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson, next season will look vastly different then it looks right now. One notable free agent, Kemba Walker of the […]

Aaron McGruder to Direct ‘The Boondocks’ Reboot

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The Freemans will back in the saddle. Also, Sony has announced that the creator of the Boondocks, Aaron McGruder is slated to make his return as director. On Wednesday, Variety reported that Sony Pictures Animation has announced a host of new projects slated to be released in 2020, including a Boondocks “reimagining. The fourth season […]

‘Sherman’s Showcase’ to Premiere on IFC

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IFC has given the green light for a series pickup to a sketch variety comedy Sherman’s Showcase from writers Bashir Salahuddin and Diallo Riddle. The show is being executive produced by John Legend and his Get Lifted Film Co. The series is a spoof of the 1970s and ’80s musical variety shows with Salahuddin playing […]

Spike Lee’s ‘Do The Right Thing’ Returns to Theaters for the 30th Anniversary

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On its 30th anniversary, Spike Lee’s cinematic classic Do The Right Thing will be returning to theaters.  Universal Pictures has partnered with the Criterion Collection to celebrate the 1989 Oscar-nominated classic film by showing a 4K restoration version nationwide in select theaters beginning June 28, according to Deadline. Screenings and “one-week engagements” will take place […]

Kevin Hart Hit With Assault Lawsuit From January Incident

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Kevin Hart is in the news again and it’s not for anything comical. Hart and his team of bodyguards have reportedly been served with a lawsuit after a woman claims she was violently thrown to the ground in New York City in Jan. 2019, as reported by TMZ. According to the claims from the woman, […]

Denzel Washington Receives Lifetime Achievement Award at AFI Gala

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Legendary actor Denzel Washington adding another piece of hardware to his extensive trophy collection. He was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the AFI Gala last night (June 6th). Many of the top creatives in the film industry including frequent collaborator Spike Lee, Ava Duvernay, Issa Rae, Jaime Foxx, Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, […]

Barack and Michelle Obama Sign Deal With Spotify to Produce Exclusive Content

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Since leaving the White House The Obamas haven’t missed a beat. Now, the dynamic duo has decided to jump into the podcast game by signing an exclusive deal with streaming giant Spotify to produce exclusive content. According to Variety, the terms of the multiyear deal between Spotify and Higher Ground Productions, the couple’s production company, […]

Sammy Davis Jr. Miniseries Being Developed By Lee Daniels and Tom Hanks

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Lee Daniels and his Lee Daniels Entertainment have teamed with Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman’s Playtone to develop a miniseries about dancer-singer-actor-musician Sammy Davis Jr. The project, titled Sammy, is still in preliminary stages, but I hear the producers are circling the 2003 book In Black and White: The Life of Sammy Davis, Jr. by […]

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