Tori B

Music and Entertainment Enthusiast from Harlem, New York. Follow me on Twitter: @UnabashedlyTori

Spike Lee Attacks Hollywood’s Diversity Problem in Honorary Oscar Acceptance Speech

This past weekend Spike Lee received an honorary Oscar, and in his acceptance speech he took the time to address Hollywood’s diversity deficit. Lee and two other special recipients were honored at the Academy’s annual Governors Awards in Hollywood. Samuel L. Jackson, Denzel Washington, and Wesley Snipes presented the director with the award, after which time he proceeded […]

R.Kelly Releases Tracklisting and Cover Artwork for ‘The Buffet’ Album

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The King of R&B, R.Kelly, is back, and is getting ready to deliver his latest R&B masterpiece to the masses on December 11th. The Buffet is jam-packed with appearances of many of today’s top artists. The Pied Piper recently released a track-listing for the album, revealing features from Jhene Aiko, Tinashe, Lil Wayne, Ty Dolla $ign, Jeremih and more. Check below for both the […]

FOX Readies ‘Think Like A Man’ TV Series From Steve Harvey

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Major networks’ efforts to fuel their programming with more African-American content continue, as Fox announces that they’re currently working on a show based on Steve Harvey‘s Think Like a Man book. The book was made into two films, featuring the likes of Taraji P. Henson, Kevin Hart, Michael Ealy, Jerry Ferrara, Meagan Good, Regina Hall, Terrence J, Romany Malco and Gabrielle Union. The original movie opened with $34 […]

Misty Copeland To Produce Dance Drama For FOX

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Misty Copeland is having the best year ever. She made history when she became the first African-American woman principal dancer at the American Ballet Company, and since then, she has graced the covers of Essence and Time magazines, who labeled her a “pioneer” and “trailblazer.” All this has catapulted her popularity, and helped to grant her the opportunity to […]

Here are the nominations for the BET Hip Hop Awards: Drake leads with 12 nominations

Well it’s no surprise that Drake leads the nominees for the BET Hip-Hop Awards with 12 nominations. Big Sean follows with 10 nominations, while Nicki Minaj has nine nods. Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole earn eight nominations each. See a full list of nominees below. BET HIP-HOP AWARDS 2015 NOMINATIONS Advertisement BEST HIP-HOP VIDEO Big Sean feat. Chris Brown […]

August Alsina Announces New Album on Instagram

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Played my new album #ThisThingCalledLife for Khaled nem' .. Here's some of what they had to say [ pt.1 ] A video posted by Yungin' (@augustalsina) on Sep 7, 2015 at 6:11pm PDT Pt. 2 #ThisThingCalledLife cc: @djkhaled A video posted by Yungin' (@augustalsina) on Sep 7, 2015 at 6:17pm PDT August Alsina posted these […]

‘Welcome to Death Row’ Could Be the Sequel To ‘Straight Outta Compton’

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The Welcome to Death Row movie is currently being shopped around, and is seriously being considered to be the sequel to F. Gary Gray’s masterpiece, after the box office success of Straight Outta Compton. According to the Hollywood Reporter: In the wake of Straight Outta Compton‘s box-office success, APA is shopping Welcome to Death Row, which features […]

BET Launches New Docu-Series about Nicki Minaj, Beyonce & More

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BET has announced its new hour long docu-series following the careers of some of today’s greatest superstars. It will follow the careers of Beyonce, Trey Songz, Chris Brown and more. The show titled “THE BET LIFE OF…” premieres Tuesday, September 8th at 9 P.M. Watch the Trailer below: https://youtu.be/938amy3kGiY BET is so fortunate to have been there since […]

Listen to Alicia Keys’s New Song “28 Thousand Days”

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Alicia Keys just released her brand new single “28 Thousand Days.” The title “28 Thousand Days” references the average life span of a person which is 76 years.  The song is all about living life to it’s fullest, and Seizing the day. Here’s a closer look at the lyrics: “There’s only 28,000 days. Who would you […]

‘Empire’ Creator Lee Daniels Developing New Show Titled ‘Star’

Fresh off the success of Fox’s hit show Empire, the show’s co-creator and producer Lee Daniels is developing another show tentatively titled Star. The show will be musically themed and centered around a female girl group, which was brought by Fox with a pilot commitment. Daniels will write and executive produce the show, which is […]

The Nominees for The 2015 MTV Video Music Awards are…

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Taylor Swift leads the pack with nine nominations followed by Ed Sheeran with six.  Beyonce and Mark Ronson both have five nominations and Kendrick Lamar has four. The category for Best Hip-Hop Video is fiercely competitive this year, Kendrick Lamar‘s “Alright,”  Fetty Wap’s “Trap Queen,” Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda,” Wiz Khalifa’s “See You Again” featuring Charlie Puth, and […]

K. Camp, Waka Flocka, Trina Bring the Southern Flavor to Grits & Biscuits Block Party

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photos: Stephen Ewings It was a sweltering saturday afternoon in New York city, and around 6,000 people showed up to the Grits & Biscuits 5th Year Anniversary Block Party. Attendees were given plenty of Vitamin Water to keep them hydrated, and “G&B Fans” to help them cope with the heat. In between socializing, dancing, and listening to […]

Watch The Trailer E!’s Latest Reality Show “WAGS”

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As if we couldn’t get enough of the other reality shows that followed the lives of athletes’ wives and girlfriends such as Basketball Wives (Miami, LA), Baseball Wives, and who could forget the horrible Hollywood and Atlanta Exes. The entertainment network E! is looking to cash in on another reality show, with the same premise […]

Angela Simmons, Romeo Miller, Boogie Dash, & More Star in “Growing Up Hip-Hop”

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“Growing Up Hip-Hop” is a 6 part docu-series, following the off-spring of iconic hip hop figures that will air on WE Tv later this year. The show wouldn’t be complete if the music legends themselves didn’t make appearances, Damon Dash, Rev. Run, Russell Simmons, Master P, El DeBarge and Pepa (of rap duo Salt & Peppa) will be on the show supporting their […]

Will You Be Watching MTV’s Controversial Documentary Titled “White People”?

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With the discussion of race relations at its boiling point here in America, MTV decided to make this discussion even more uncomfortable with its new documentary “White People.”  The events of the past couple of months such as the Baltimore uprising, Donald Trump‘s derogatory statements about Mexicans, the tragedy in Charleston, police brutality, make for […]