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Words by: Khari Clarke Visit for more information From The Source Magazine Issue #269 | 2016   Advertisement With the advent of series like The Get Down and The Breaks, we take a look at the history of Hip Hop on the small screen. During Hip Hop’s genesis in the 1970s, the genre encompassed several […]

Atlanta Celebrates The Launching Of New Series “We Are The Joneses” On Centric


Wednesday [April 12th] night in Atlanta, Georgia, a celebration launch for the new TV series “We Are The Joneses” will be held featuring cast members: Dr. Michael Jones, a world renowned plastic surgeon, and Cathleen Trigg Jones, an Emmy award journalist. Visit for more information The VIP event will host many celebs, press, and […]

Jay-Z Announces New Television Mini-Series On The Army’s First Black Sniper


Two weeks ago Jay-Z signed a new deal with The Weinstein Company, indicating that the Roc Nation captain would be pursuing new goals within the film industry. Since then he has announced THREE new television projects that will begin in the near future (according to “Page Six”). His new biopic on Richard Pryor (directed by […]

The Rock and Mark Wahlberg Are Being Sued For $200 Million Over HBO’s Ballers

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Even though HBO’s Ballers is enjoying a great run and filming has just wrapped for a second season, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Mark Wahlberg are experiencing a legal stir over the show’s credit. Visit for more information According to E! News, evidence shows Everette Silas and Sherri Littleton introduced the idea of a show […]

World Wide Woman: British Media Maven Jasmine Dotiwala Is One Of Hip Hop Culture’s Most Important Voices


Jasmine Dotiwala is a dynamic woman who defines herself as a “global fly girl with vision.” She’s one of today’s most loved international media mavens, with an extended background in TV, print/digital press and radio. Visit for more information Based in West London, Dotiwala has been involved in a variety of major news platforms […]

MissUnderstood: How Women Of Color Are Uniting To Break Down The Hollywood Typecasting Barrier


With the Oscars fast approaching, all of the discussion surrounding the Academy’s lack of recognition for deserving people of color who have excelled in film and television has brought us to another slightly overlooked topic worth revisiting: women of color coming together to break down the Hollywood typecasting barrier one role at a time. Visit […]

Major News Announcement From Netflix At CES® 2016

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The world’s leading Internet television network, Netflix, announced that its service is now available in more than 190 countries. The company made the announcement — and the service went live — during a keynote by Co-founder and Chief Executive Reed Hastings at CES 2016. Visit for more information Hastings said: “Today you are witnessing […]

Jennifer Lopez To Kick Off 2016 Starring In NBC’s “Shades Of Blue”

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As if fans needed more supporting evidence that Jennifer Lopez is one of the baddest females in the entertainment business, the 46-year old is set to star in a new television series, Shades Of Blue. Visit for more information Premiering its pilot episode on NBC on January 7th, the series falls under the tried and true […]

Are Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey to Blame for the Demise of American Idol?

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Visit for more information News broke earlier this week that 2016 will be American Idol‘s final season. Nigel Lythgoe executive produced American Idol seasons one through seven, then sat out seasons eight and nine, and returned for seasons 10, 11 and 12. In an interview with Billboard, he blamed Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj for […]

An A to Z Index of All of the Television Shows That Have Been Cancelled or Renewed

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Nothing stays the same and all things come to an end; these just the facts of life. As we approach the halfway mark for 2015, many broadcast, cable and digital networks, have begun to announce the renewal and cancellation of prominent television series in their roster. Fans of FOX‘s The Following for example will be heartbroken (but probably not […]