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[WATCH] Official Trailer For Aretha Franklin Biopic ‘Respect’ Starring Jennifer Hudson

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Following the rise of Aretha Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom, Respect is the remarkable true story of the music icon’s journey to find her voice. Visit for more information Respect stars Jennifer Hudson as Aretha Franklin, Forest Whitaker as C.L. Franklin, Marlon Wayans as Ted White, Audra McDonald as Barbara Franklin, Marc Maron as Jerry Wexler, […]

Jennifer Hudson Stars as Aretha Franklin In Upcoming Biopic ‘Respect’

Jennifer Hudson is set to play Aretha Franklin in the upcoming biopic, Respect. The Queen of Soul is one of the greatest singer-songwriters and artists of all time. Throughout her illustrious career, she won 18 Grammy Awards, over 70 Hot 100 entries, and has sold more than 75 million records worldwide. Visit for more […]

2019 Oscars Showcase Dazzling Display of Diversity


As the 2019 Oscars cap off a film season where competition was stiff and talent were plentiful, one thing is for certain- the success of the film industry over the past year is obviously due to a greater amount of racial, ethnic, gender, and lifestyle diversity than ever before. Visit for more information A […]

Idris Elba Joins Jennifer Hudson, Taylor Swift in ‘Cats’ Movie Adaptation

Idris Elba Joins Jennifer Hudson, Taylor Swift in 'Cats' Movie Adaptation

Idris Elba is in finishing up his negotiations to join the cast of the film adaptation of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical Cats. Visit for more information Tom Hooper will helm the star-studded flick, likewise featuring Ian McKellen, Jennifer Hudson, James Corden, and Taylor Swift. This denotes Elba’s second catlike job following his interpretation of […]

Jennifer Hudson To Play Aretha Franklin In Upcoming Biopic


There has been talk of an Aretha Franklin biopic in the works for a few years now but no official announcements of casting or production. In 2011, the Queen of Soul raised eyebrows when she stated hopes of casting Halle Berry to portray her in the film. We are now in 2018 and Clive Davis confirmed […]

Jennifer Hudson Releases Exciting “Remember Me” (The Remixes)


Jennifer Hudson releases another powerful edition to her ballad for her “Remember Me” hit single remixed by Ryan Riback. Fans and listeners can preview the track below Visit for more information Along with full streaming and purchasing on many other platforms including: iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, Google Play, Amazon Digital, Deezer, Tidal Advertisement   For more on […]

Epic Records Signs Jennifer Hudson


Days after slaying the Prince tribute on the 2016 BET Awards, Jennifer Hudson has a new musical home. Visit for more information According to Epic CEO L.A. Reid, the Chicago native has signed an exclusive contract with Epic after three albums with Arista/J Records and RCA. “Jennifer Hudson is the defining voice of this generation,” […]

Here’s Where BET Went Right With Their Legendary Prince Tribute


When you call out another award show’s tribute to arguably one of the most prolific artists to walk the earth, you had better come correct. Visit for more information With the stakes high and a record 7.2 million viewers tuned in on Sunday night, BET did just that. Following their not-so-sneak diss of Madonna‘s […]

Saturday Soundtrack: 10 Memorable Prince Tributes From The Ladies Of R&B


Prince was a cultural icon and musical genius who created art that has touched the hearts, souls and lives of people around the world for over three decades. Visit for more information As we continue to celebrate his life and begin the journey towards preserving his extraordinary legacy thorough his music, here’s a look […]

[Watch] Jennifer Hudson Slays “Purple Rain” Tribute to Prince

As social media pages began to fill with touching tributes to the late Prince, Jennifer Hudson gave a moving live tribute to Prince on Thursday night. Visit for more information Following her show with the rest of the cast during the musical The Color Purple, Hudson took the time to honor the music legend […]

Convicted Killer of Jennifer Hudson’s Family, William Balfour, Does First Interview

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Almost eight years ago, actress and singer Jennifer Hudson’s family was struck by a horrific tragedy after her mother, brother and seven-year old nephew were murdered in cold blood on the South Side of Chicago on October 24, 2008. Visit for more information The convicted killer is Hudson’s brother-in-law William Balfour, who was married […]

Stars Flock To Chicago For Spike Lee’s ‘Chi-Raq’ Red Carpet Premiere


Visit for more information Chicago is the city in the center of the fiery and controversial new Spike Lee joint Chi-Raq, and it hosted the film’s orange-carpet premiere on Sunday, November 22. Director Lee, along with the star-studded cast and numerous famous Chicagoans, flocked to the infamous Chicago Theater as the movie was screened […]

DKNY Presents Spring 2016 Collection


The fashion world saw a momentous change Wednesday, September 16th as DKNY’s former leader Donna Karan sat, watched and supported DKNY’s new designers Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne.

BTS Of Spike Lee’s Latest Film “Chiraq”

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Pre-Production for the controversial Spike Lee film “Chiraq” is underway in Chicago. The cast gathered at the very first table read for the upcoming film.  Most of the cast has already been confirmed: Samuel L. Jackson, John Cusack,Wesley Snipes, Jeremy Piven, Common, Nick Cannon and Jennifer Hudson. Visit for more information “Chiraq” is described as a drama centered on the […]