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XXXTentacion Signed $10 Million Deal Prior to Death

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More news and updates regarding the final days of XXXTentacion’s life continue to emerge. The latest reveal is XXX just signed a $10 million deal for his third album just a few weeks before he was slain in Florida. The New York Times reports the “SAD!” rapper and independent label Empire had reached a deal […]

Petey Pablo is Coming to the Small Screen in Reality Series

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Petey Pablo is gearing up for a comeback. The rapper tells #WhatsOnTap “I’m going to release some hell fire to the world with music”. He produced a hometown hit entitled “Carolina Colors” which was used as a hype song during the Carolina Panthers’ 2016 NFC Championship Game against the Arizona Cardinals. He credits his manager Rich Williams […]

BET’s ‘TALES’ Recap: Slick Rick’s ‘Children’s Story’ Hits Home

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“Here we go / Once upon a time not long ago…” Every week, BET transforms classic hip hop hits and morphs them into visual narratives. Helmed by Murder Inc. founder Irv “Lorenzo” Gotti, the second season of “TALES,” premiered it’s second installation on Tuesday, October 17, as Slick Rick‘s 1988 banger “Children’s Story” acts as […]

EMPIRE ACTOR/RAPPER REKKHAN DROPS “RISE UP” (CHITOWN ANTHEM) SINGLE

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Acclaimed entertainer REKKHAN is a rapper and actor with a recurring role on the hit television show “Empire.” He portrays the music engineer/producer and right hand man for Shine (Xzibit’s character) on Empire. REKKHAN dropped his new single called “Rise Up” (Chitown Anthem). ‘Rise Up” is a wake up call to America. The message is…”We’re […]

[Watch] World Premiere Of Empire/Star, “You’re So Beautiful” Music Video

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In anticipation of EMPIRE and STAR’s return to Wednesday nights this fall on FOX….check out the world premiere music video of the hit song “YOU’RE SO BEAUTIFUL” featuring Taraji P. Henson, Terrence Howard, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers, Yazz, Serayah from EMPIRE; along with Queen Latifah, Benjamin Bratt, Jude Demorest, Ryan Destiny, Brittany O’Grady from STAR. Award-winning music video […]

Act Like You Know

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From The Source Magazine Issue #271 | 2017   If fans are searching for someone to lookout for in 2017 who is oozes superstar potential, look no further. Here comes Bryshere “Yazz” Gray. Bryshere Y. Gray is a 23-year-old Philly product who is taking over the tv screen one production at a time. Die hard […]

Yazz The Greatest Performs ‘Empire’ Hits in Chicago

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The Windy City hosted Bryshere Gray as he performed hits from FOX’s “Empire” at the AT&T Flagship store on the Magnificent Mile on Saturday, April 8. Gray, known as Yazz The Greatest, who played Michael Bivens in BET’s “The New Edition Story,” is hitting cities across the country on his #YTGTour. Performing hits, “Beautiful,” featuring […]

Phylicia Rashad Joins The Cast Of ‘Empire’

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Phylicia Rashad has been casted for the third season of Empire, alongside Mariah Carey, Sierra McClain, French Montana and Birdman. Rashad will play the on-screen mother of Taye Diggs who will portray an aggressive city councilmen named Angelo Dubois. As she sets higher bars for her only son, she rubs Cookie and Lucious the wrong way. Rashad has lots of experience playing a […]

Mariah Carey to Guest Star on ‘Empire’ This Season

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Mariah Carey is set to guest star on Fox’s hit musical drama Empire this season, the network announced Monday during its panel at the Television Critics Association’s summer press tour. The singer appears on the October 5 episode, in which she will play Kitty, a mega-superstar who comes to Empire to collaborate with Jamal Lyon (Jussie […]

Terrence Howard Is Being Sued By Former Management For $250,000

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Empire‘s Terrence Howard is being sued by his former management firm for $250,000. Howard is being sued by Authentic Talent and Literary Management for a “breach of contract.” According to E! News, ATLM filed a complaint at the Los Angeles Superior Court claiming to have played a “key role in the resurgence of Howard’s career” and […]

Kid Cudi Joins the Cast of ‘Empire’

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Despite inconsistent ratings during its second season, Lee Daniels‘ Empire remains one of the most-watched and talked about shows on television. It will return for an anticipated third season this fall, and a cast that already features big names like Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson and Bryshere Gray will add another big name to its […]

Meet DMK, Detroit’s New Hope For R&B Girl Group Success

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Damoli, Melanee and Kourtney are the freshest faces to hit the R&B female music scene. You may remember them from their appearance on FOX’s hit series Empire as the ‘FOX Empire New Artists’. While the appearance was the first look many have gotten of the group, it definitely won’t be the last. The trio has […]

Welcome Back, Lloyd: The R&B Star Prepares New EP

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He first stole our hearts at the early part of the millennium with his debut single, “Southside” featuring Ashanti. He made another big return in 2009 after being featured on Young Money’s single “Bed Rock” and releasing his fourth album, King of Hearts. Lloyd is not only returning with a new project but he has […]

V Bozeman Releases Sexy New Video For “Go”

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V Bozeman is back at it with her soulful singing on her new track, “Go”. She debuted the video on 106 & Park earlier this week where she showcases her sexual side and banging body, just in time for summer. We were first introduced to V when she took our breath away as a cast […]

Taraji P. Henson To Be Honored By Women In Film’s Crystal + Lucy Awards

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Empire star Taraji P. Henson will be honored with the Lucy award for excellence in television, Women in Film announced on May 26. The organization’s annual Crystal + Lucy Awards fundraising gala, honors outstanding women in the entertainment industry. Empire is broadcast’s top-rated series in the 18 to 49 demographic. Game Of Thrones starlet Natalie Dormer will receive the […]

Fox Releases First Trailer For Lee Daniels’ New Show ‘Star’

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This week, Fox unveiled the first trailer for Lee Daniels‘ highly anticipated new show. Co-created with Tom Donaghy (best known for The Whole Truth), Star tells the story of three talented singers who hope to hit it big. Newcomers Jude Demorest, Ryan Destiny and Brittany O’Grady play the girl group members in the Atlanta set show. Viewers can watch […]