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PBS Documentary Celebrates the Life of Legendary Playwright August Wilson (Photo Credit: PBS Video Screengrab)

PBS Documentary Celebrates the Life of Legendary Playwright August Wilson

A new PBS documentary, August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand, will air on Feb, 20, giving an inside look at the extraordinary life of the Pulitzer and Tony award winning playwright. Wilson wrote 10 plays, nine of which were based on his hometown, over a 10-year period, exploring […]

by · February 17, 2015 · Black Entertainment News
Is a Reality Show Next for Legendary Entertainer Patti Labelle?

Is a Reality Show Next for Legendary Entertainer Patti Labelle?

R&B legend Patti LaBelle has been busy with her rebranded line of sauces and marinades, now available in Wal-Mart stores. She even has crab cakes, PattiCakes, coming to freezer sections. Miss Patti is doing her thing. Yes, there’s life after music. The “New Attitude” singer has been busy indeed and […]

Rapper Mazaradi Fox, Former G-Unit Member, Gunned Down in Queens

Rapper Mazaradi Fox, Former G-Unit Member, Gunned Down in Queens

Another rapper has been gunned down. This time, Mazaradi Fox, whose real name is Jamal Green, and has ties to 50 Cent G-Unit rap group, was murdered by a thug wearing a ski mask Friday afternoon. Mazaradi Fox, 42, was killed at the corner of Farmers Boulevard and 133rd Avenue […]

Beyoncé Posts Instagram Photo of Her Posing in Front of Jesus in “Last Supper” Reproduction

Beyoncé Posts Instagram Photo of Her Posing in Front of Jesus in “Last Supper” Reproduction

Beyoncé is under fire yet another day….This time, she poses in front of a “Last Supper” reproduction, in which she sits in front of Jesus in a slinky green skirt. Damn girl. First the Challenger shuttle tragedy is exploited, now the “Last Supper?” While visiting Miami’s South Beach, Queen Bey posted several […]

Lil Wayne in Damage Control Over Alleged Flag Stomping in New Orleans

Lil Wayne in Damage Control Over Alleged Flag Stomping in New Orleans

Rapper Lil Wayne is in damage control over his alleged flag trampling during the filming of his “God Bless Amerika” music video in New Orleans. He said it was accidental. Do you believe him? I didn't step on the flag on purpose! It's a scene in a video where the […]

by · June 18, 2013 · Black Entertainment News
Disgrace: Lil Wayne Stomps All Over U.S. Flag While Filming “God Bless Amerika” Music Video

Disgrace: Lil Wayne Stomps All Over U.S. Flag While Filming “God Bless Amerika” Music Video

There is only one word for rapper Lil Wayne stomping on the U.S. flag — disgraceful. He walked all over the flag while filming a music video for his “God Bless Amerika” song in New Orleans last weekend. You will recall Lil Wayne came under fire for his despicable lyrics […]

Report:  Whitney Houston’s Daughter, Bobbi Kristina, Gets Evicted from Alpharetta Apartment

Report: Whitney Houston’s Daughter, Bobbi Kristina, Gets Evicted from Alpharetta Apartment

REPORT:  Whitney Houston’s daughter, Bobbi Kristina, is heading for trouble and I hope the people who claim they have her back will stop her. Bobbi Kristina Brown was reportedly kicked out of her Alpharetta apartment last month after months of noise complaints from her neighbors. She reportedly left a classless note defending […]

by · June 5, 2013 · Black Entertainment News
Samuel L. Jackson to Appear in South African TV Series “Generations” for One Episode

Samuel L. Jackson to Appear in South African TV Series “Generations” for One Episode

Samuel L. Jackson is set to appear in South African television series “Generations” for one episode only. Jackson shares a scene with Winnie Ntshaba-Modise who plays Khethiwe. He is seen sitting on the opposite table in what seems to be a business meeting with Mfundi Vundla, the show’s creator. Khethiwe […]

HIV Group Demands Tyler Perry “Stop Stigmatizing People with HIV” in Latest Movie “Temptation”

HIV Group Demands Tyler Perry “Stop Stigmatizing People with HIV” in Latest Movie “Temptation”

Filmmaker Tyler Perry has sparked another controversy with his newest movie, “Temptation,” in which the main character, Judith, contracts HIV after cheating on her husband and straying from her Christian faith.  The Positive Women’s Network of the United States is speaking out against Tyler Perry’s portrayal of HIV as punishment […]

by · May 28, 2013 · Black Entertainment News
Kanye West’s Controversial SNL Peformance Included Black Ku Klux Klan Hoods

Kanye West’s Controversial SNL Peformance Included Black Ku Klux Klan Hoods

Kanye West performed on Saturday Night Live and he didn’t disappoint his fans. He was his usual controversial self. He performed his latest song “Black Skin Head,” as images of barking doberman dogs, slogans including “Not for Sale” flashed behind him. He also sang another new song, “New Slave,” which laments […]

by · May 19, 2013 · Black Entertainment News