Showtime’s ‘The First Lady’ Has Cast Sasha Obama

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Words by: Sentwali Holder Visit for more information Black American royalty is coming to Showtime’s anthology series, The First Lady and Saniyya Sidney from The Passage and Fast Color will play Sasha Obama opposite Academy Award winner Viola Davis’ Michelle Obama. The other leading ladies for the first season are A-listers Michelle Pfeiffer as […]

FIRST LOOK EPISODE: ‘Drunk History: Black Stories’ Celebrates Global Black Icons

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Words by: Sentwali Holder Visit for more information Drunk History International is coming for the culture having just premiered a fresh take on the Drunk History franchise, and I’m here for it. Drunk History: Black Stories, is a spinoff of Comedy Central’s series Drunk History. Hosted by Rapman, Drunk History: Black Stories will feature […]

Issa Rae Dishes On Possibility of ‘Insecure’ Spinoff

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Words by: Sentwali Holder Visit for more information With the final season of hit HBO dramedy ‘Insecure’ upon us, fans of the series are praying this season will not the last in the universe created by Issa Rae. In an exclusive interview with Entertainment Tonight, Rae spoke of her challenges during the pandemic. “It’s […]

Trailer Alert: Amazon’s ’The Underground Railroad’ From Moonlight Director Barry Jenkins

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Words by: Sentwali Holder Visit for more information If Beale Street Could Talk Director, Barry Jenkins, full-length trailer for Amazon’s upcoming limited drama series, The Underground Railroad is here. The highly anticipated historical drama will premiere on May 14 with a 10 episode order. The Underground Railroad stars Thuso Mbedu (Is’Thunzi), Chase W. Dillon […]

Macy’s Collabs With Misa Hylton for I.N.C. International Concepts

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By Tobbylola Oniga Visit for more information Yesterday, Macy’s has recently launched “Icons of Style” starring five black designers. The designers include Misa Hylton, Aminah Abdul Jillil, and Allen Onyia designing for I.N.C, International Concepts, Zerina Akers for Bar III, and Ouigi Theodore for Sun + Stone. According to Macy’s website, Hylton was accredited […]

Trailer Alert: ‘Bigger’ Season 2 Is Back and Bigger Than Ever Before

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Words by: Sentwali Holder Visit for more information As originally exclusively reported on Shadow and Act, BET+ just dropped the Bigger Season 2 trailer, and the group, fans know, and love is back in action. Bigger was created by Felischa Marye, a writer from 13 Reasons Why said “the story continues about the close-knit […]

HERSource: It’s the Long Ponytails for Me!

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When the warm weather hits and the humidity starts to work on our hair we instinctively go to our universal go to to look-The Ponytail. She’s our best hairstyle friend in the rain, after working out, when it gets too hot out to breathe and she’s always there for us even if just out of […]

Halle Berry Hops On The ‘Baby, That’s Keke Palmer’ Twitter Trend: Meme Explained

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Words by: Sentwali Holder Visit for more information Hollywood icon and Academy Award Winner Halle Berry, recently ignited Twitter when she responded to star, Keke Palmer’s tweet with “Baby, that’s KeKe Palmer.” Berry’s response is interesting but two fold. First is a new Twitter trend where tweeters edit photos with a vintage filter adding […]

Trailer Alert: Showtime’s Variety Show ‘Ziwe’ From Viral Sensation

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Words by: Sentwali Holder Visit for more information Showtime may have a hit for the culture on their hands after just dropping the trailer for Ziwe.  The self-entitled variety series by viral sensation turned late-night host, is produced by A24 best known for critically acclaimed films such as Moonlight, The Last Black Man in […]

‘Run The World’: Starz Comedy From ‘Living Single’ Creator

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Words by: Sentwali Holder Visit for more information Starz, the home of the Power franchise and American Gods, has dropped a hot new, trailer for their new comedy, Run the World. And the premium cable platform announced the premiere date, which is slated for May 16. The series creator, Leigh Davenport, also the writer of […]

DMX’s Most Iconic Hollywood Roles

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DMX was an iconic artist who carved out his own path in Hip-Hop but what some may forget is he was a talented and respected actor. Here’s some of his most prolific roles: Visit for more information Belly DMX made his feature film acting debut in the 1998 cult classic film Belly, starring as […]

Celebrities and Friends of DMX Take to Social Media to Pay Their Respects

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Words by: Sentwali Holder Visit for more information Tributes are pouring in for DMX as soon as the sad news of his death broke today.  Many of his close friends, industry peers, artists new and old, as well as his fans posted, shared, and tweeted their thoughts and prayers across social media. On Twitter, […]

LeBron James ‘House Party’ Remake Cast Lead Actors

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Words by: Sentwali Holder Visit for more information On the rise actors, Jorge Lendeborg Jr. and Tosin Cole, have been set to lead the House Party reboot from LeBron James’ SpringHill Entertainment and New Line Cinema. Directing the reboot is music video director Calmatic, with a script from Stephen Glover and Jamal Olori, who […]

Issa Rae Dishes On Ending ‘Insecure’

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Words by: Sentwali Holder Visit for more information Issa Rae is on a roll. She just locked in an eight-figure TV and film deal under Warner Bros. studios. But recently on NBC Today, the inspiring multi-hyphenate creator, producer, director, and actor spoke on the bitter-sweet end of production on HBO’s Insecure. In her heartfelt […]

On The Rise: Get Acquainted With Quality Control’s Lakeyah

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Written by: Malcolm Mcknight Visit for more information From poetry slammer to viral sensation, Milwaukee rapper Lakeyah has traveled a unique road that would eventually lead the Milwaukee representative to a coveted deal with Atlanta’s Quality Control imprint. Since then, the budding emcee and singer has graced tracks alongside the likes of Lil Baby, […]