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Diddy to Executive Produce a Mary J. Blige Documentary

Mary J. Blige Unveils Trailer For Upcoming 'My Life' Documentary

Mary J. Blige is the latest superstar to get the biopic treatment. Amazon Studios is cooking up a documentary that will give us an in-depth look into the singer’s life as she struggled with poverty, addiction, abuse, heartbreak and more. Visit for more information She recently celebrated the 25th anniversary of her sophomore album, […]

Wendy Williams’ Biopic to Address Her Alleged Hook Up with Biggie

Wendy Williams' Biopic to Address her Alleged Hook Up With Biggie

Wendy Williams is the latest veteran to receive the biopic treatment and it already sounds like it’s going to be juicy. Visit for more information The talk show host stopped by Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen and said that she would be addressing the hookup allegations with the late Notorious B.I.G. in […]

Wendy Williams’ Biopic Will be About Drugs, Date Rape, & Fat Shaming

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Wendy Williams is partnering with Lifetime to tell her own story. TMZ reports the biopic will cover Williams from ages 10 to 55, and will span from an array of topics including fat-shaming from her family, her coke addiction, and an untold story about a date rape experience with a chart-topping rapper. Visit for […]

A Roc-A-Fella Records Biopic Could Be The Works

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Roc-A-Fella Records co-founder, Kareem “Biggs” Burke has his sights set on turning the story of Roc-A-Fella records into a movie. Visit for more information During a recent interview with Revolt TV, he opened up about his career and the valuable lessons learned while in prison. He also shed some light on his role as […]

Dr. Dre’s Series Rejected by Apple CEO Due to Violence

Dr. Dre's Series Rejected by Apple CEO Due to Violence

Dr. Dre’s TV series hit a road bump. On Saturday (Sept. 22), the Wall Street Journal announced that Vital Signs, which is a semi-autobiographical show Dre created for Apple, was dismissed by Apple CEO Tim Cook for being too violent. Visit for more information Clearly, Cook saw the six-episode series himself before revealing to […]

Pebbles Reid and Viacom Settle Over TLC Biopic Defamation Suit

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Fans raved about TLC’s biopic CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story when it broadcasted on VH1 in 2013. The motion picture proceeded to be the network’s most astounding appraised film of that year. In this way, it appeared as though everybody was happy except for Perri “Pebbles” Reid. Following the film’s airing, Reid filed a $40 million […]

Whitney Houston’s Mother Delivers Emotional Statement About Molestation Allegations

Whitney Houston's Mother Delivers Emotional Statement About Molestation Allegations

Whenever someone’s life is told through a biopic, there’s always backlash from those close to the subject. Whitney Houston’s mother, Cissy Houston, was not happy about the shocking revelation about her daughter getting sexually molested by her late niece, Dee Dee Warwick. Visit for more information Cissy’s daughter-in-law reportedly had to break the news to her […]

Dr. Dre Slated To Produce Marvin Gaye Biopic

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With production credits from 2015’s Straight Outta Compton under his belt, legendary Hip Hop icon Dr. Dre is ready to take on another big musical biography and make a motion picture. Visit for more information According to several media reports, the Compton native is already in pre-production stages of a film. According to a […]

Dr. Dre is Reportedly Working on a Movie About Marvin Gaye

Dr. Dre is Reportedly Working on a Movie About Marvin Gaye

Dr. Dre is reportedly in the early stages of getting a Marvin Gaye biopic off the ground, as per Variety. Sources report that rights to use Gaye’s music have been secured. Visit for more information The music mogul’s film credits include 2015’s Straight Outta Compton, where he served as an executive producer, alongside Ice […]

Ziggy Marley And Paramount Developing A Bob Marley Biopic

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Bob Marley is one of the most celebrated artists in music history. He exported the vibrant sound of reggae from Jamaica to the rest of the world, and we all appreciate his contributions to the culture. Visit for more information According to Deadline, Ziggy Marley will work with Paramount Pictures to create a film […]

Lupita Nyong’o to Play Trevor Noah’s Mother in Upcoming Biopic

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Oscar award winning actress Lupita Nyong’o announced on social media that she will star in a new film based on comedian and host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show,’ Trevor Noah‘s life. Nyong’o will play the role of Noah’s mother, Patricia, in the biopic which spawned from the autobiography Born a Crime that the comedian […]

Biopic and Doc on Rock ‘N Roll Legend Chuck Berry Coming Soon

Words by Shurida Lundi Visit for more information Roughly a year after his death at the age of 90, Chuck Berry will be getting not only a documentary but a biopic. According to Deadline, the documentary tentatively titled Chuck! The Documentary, is being speared by director and producer Jon Brewer. Berry’s widow, Thelmetta Berry […]

Vic Mensa Wants to Play Prince One Day in A Biopic


Words by Jasmine Johnson Visit for more information Prince is a one of a kind icon.  It would be hard for any artist to live up the legacy he left behind with his passing last year. But some do dare. Vic Mensa stated recently in an interview with Montreality that he is interested playing […]

Xscape Will be Kickin’ it Without Kandi Burruss

Xscape Will be Kickin' it Without Kandi Burruss

Words by Shurida Lundi Visit for more information Xscape got their own day in Atlanta, tickets for their worldwide tour that kicks off next week are selling out, and they may have a biopic coming soon, so where’s the new music? Well, apparently this quartet will now be a trio recording music. Kandi Burruss […]

Xscape Reportedly Inks Deal for Mona Scott Young Produced Biopic

Xscape Reportedly Inks Deal for Mona Scott Young Produced Biopic

Xscape is currently inking a deal to make a biopic about their lives and careers. Visit for more information TMZ reports that production sources are airing the biopic on Bravo, which is already home to the docu-series Xscape Still Kickin’ It. Love and Hip Hop’s mega-producer Mona Scott Young is set to produce the movie. Ever […]

Bobby Brown Loses Legal Battle Against TV One Over Bobbi Kristina Biopic

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Against the wishes of her father, Bobbi Kristina Brown’s biopic will air as planned this weekend on TV One despite legal efforts by Bobby Brown to cease and desist airing of the program. Visit for more information “Today, the court rejected a motion for a preliminary injunction filed by Bobby Brown and the Estate […]

Jared Leto to Play Hugh Hefner In Upcoming Biopic

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Hot on the heels of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner’s death, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that Jared Leto will star as the American businessman on camera. Director Brett Ratner began thinking about this project earlier on in the year. Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment initially obtained the rights to the film, but when they expired, […]