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‘The Best Man’ Original Cast Returns for Limited TV Series Ordered By Peacock

The Best Man Original Cast Returns for Limited TV Series Ordered By Peacock

The third installment of The Best Man franchise is being adapted into a limited television series and will live on the streaming service, Peacock. Visit for more information The 10-episode drama series, The Best Man: The Final Chapters, is from the franchise’s writer and director, Malcolm D. Lee and former Insecure executive producer Dayna Lynne North. […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: ‘Love Jones’ Premieres in Theaters 23 Years Ago

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Rewind to the year 1997: The cult classic black love film Love Jones starring Nia Long and Larenz Tate is coming to a theater near you. Visit for more information 23 years later and Love Jones is still a major hit for us. Who wouldn’t enjoy the story of a black poet and a black photographer finding love in […]

Nia Long will Executive Produce Upcoming Flim ‘Dreams of the Moon,’ Starring her ‘Roxanne Roxanne’ daughter Eden Duncan-Smith

Nia Long Says Netflix Movie 'A Fatal Affair' Lacked Diversity: 'Maybe Three People on the Crew Were Black'

Nia Long will star and executive produce the upcoming film, Dreams of the Moon, which is inspired by a true story set in 1971 and about an African American girl with dreams of becoming an astronaut. Visit for more information According to Deadline, the film will be directed by Alfons Adetuyi. In addition, Eden […]

Happy Birthday: 15 Hip Hop Songs That Name Drops Nia Long

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Nia Long is etched in Hip Hop culture, not only for her 20 year acting resume, but for her timeless beauty as well. She has been name dropped in a countless number of songs since the 1990s. Visit for more information But can you blame these rappers? Nia Long turned 49 today and she […]

Samuel L. Jackson, Nia Long, Anthony Mackie to Star in ‘The Banker’

Samuel L. Jackson, Nia Long, Anthony Mackie to Star in 'The Banker'

Director, George Nolfi has cast Samuel L. Jackson, Anthony Mackie, Nicholas Hoult, and Nia Long to star in The Banker, a reality-based dramatization that Nolfi wrote with Nicole Levy. Romulus Entertainment is financing the film, with Brad Feinstein of Romulus (Fences, Beatriz at Dinner) producing. Visit for more information The Banker is about two […]

Spike Lee, Nia Long, Rev Run & More Recreate ‘A Great Day In Harlem’ Photo

Spike Lee, Nia Long, Rev Run & More Recreate 'A Great Day In Harlem' Photo

Netflix took a moment to use their platform for more than just entertainment. Digging deeper, the streaming service took a minute and 30 seconds to create a powerful message, celebrating and honoring creatives of color who star in their films and shows. The company called on 47 actors, directors and creators such as Spike Lee, […]

15 Hip Hop Songs Nia Long is Mentioned in


Nia Long is a timeless Hip Hop muse. She is consistently name dropped in songs since the 1990s. But can you blame these rappers? The actress turned 47 today and she looks just as good as she did in her film debut in Boyz n the Hood.  Visit for more information In 1993, A […]

ASAP Ferg Brings Back Trap Lord Tuesdays By Dropping Four New Songs [Listen]


ASAP Ferg is officially back and he has let fans know by reinstating Trap Lord Tuesday series to bless fans with new music. Visit for more information On Tuesday (June 13), Ferg premiered three new songs on his official SoundCloud page. The first being an ode to legendary iconic beauty Nia Long, with a title track of the same […]

Nia Long Lands Role In Roxanne Shante Biopic

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Hip Hop’s own Roxanne Shante is set to have her very own biopic co-produced by Forrest Whitaker. After Nia Long‘s ABC comedy, Uncle Buck, was cancelled earlier this month, she landed a role in Roxanne, Roxanne as Shante’s mother. Visit for more information Shante’s biopic, Roxanne, Roxanne follows the journey of the 14-year-old emcee’s life from when she […]

[Interview] Mike Epps Gets Real About Life, Playing Richard Pryor & More

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Beyoncé ain’t the only one who knows how to make lemonade from lemons. Comedian Mike Epps certainly knows a thing or two about prevailing over obstacles, writing his own rules and staying true to himself in Hollyweird. From feature films to now lead character on ABC’s family comedy Uncle Buck, Epps is on fire. During […]

Nia Long on J. Cole’s “No Role Modelz” Lyric: “He’s Really Not Too Young”

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Visit for more information Nia Long, the drop-dead gorgeous star of several classic films and shows, including Boyz n the Hood, Soul Food, The Best Man and Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, took to Larry King Now to sit down with legendary interviewer Larry King, and discuss Hip-Hop’s obsession with her. Anyone watching this interview […]

Lights, Camera, Action: Larenz Tate Talks ‘Game of Silence,’ 20 Year Career & ‘Love Jones 2’


Tabletop candles flickered in the private dining space of the Windy City’s downtown STK steakhouse. Dimly lit and perfectly placed table settings greeted native Chicago Larenz Tate and his brothers LaRon and Lahmard to dish about NBC’s new drama, Game of Silence. Visit for more information With hand-picked media seated around about, the meeting […]

Women Crush Wednesday: A Salute To Nia Long

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Nitara Carrlyn Long better known as Nia Long is one of our favorite actresses. Long has been in the game for over 20 long years (and counting). She’s a three-time NAACP Image Award winner. Her first notable role on the big screen was as Brandi in Boyz N The Hood. Long also co-directed Ashanti’s “Baby” video. Let’s not forget […]