Today is Thu July 24, 2014
20 Jul. 2014

Kendrick Lamar judges Celebrity Basketball Event


The Entertainers Basketball Classic Inc., (EBC), touted as the most recognizable street ball tournament in the world along with LineRocket Entertainment present the EBC America Celebrity Basketball Challenge, from Rucker Park in Harlem to Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, Sunday, July 27th, 2014. “The Entertainers Basketball Classic at Rucker Park has been a breeding ground for some […]

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18 Jul. 2014

New Tyler Perry TV Show on OWN


The combination of Oprah Winfrey and Tyler Perry continues a yield of original programming for OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network), the cable channel now in its fourth year and attracting new audiences, due in significant part to the shows Perry has developed.  Tuesday, September 9, Perry’s latest primetime drama, IF LOVING YOU IS WRONG, debuts on […]

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18 Jul. 2014

Honoring a world leader on his birthday


Honoring the legacy of Nelson Mandela. Rolihlahla Mandela was born into the Madiba clan in the village of Mvezo, Transkei, on 18 July 1918. His mother was Nonqaphi Nosekeni and his father was Nkosi Mphakanyiswa Gadla Mandela, principal counsellor to the Acting King of the Thembu people, Jongintaba Dalindyebo. In 1930, when he was 12 years […]

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13 Jul. 2014


Global United Fellowship Forges Ahead – International Gathering in Winston Salem, North Carolina Clergy and congregants from around the world gather in Winston Salem, North Carolina this week to carry on and expand the organization’s mission of worldwide evangelism and global ministry led by Bishop Neil C. Ellis. The gathering runs July 15-18, opening with […]

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13 Jul. 2014

Saul’s Conversion is Tupac’s Redemption


HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME (http://hollerifyahearme.com/) is the arresting new Broadway musical set to the music of the late rap icon Tupac Shakur.  The story is one of urban street challenges and neighborhood pathologies, at its core, a heartbeat of redemption with wrenching reconciliation and a love triangle reminiscent of the Shakespearean tragedy. And, it’s […]

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10 Jul. 2014

This time they will rule!


They are more human than meets the eye. In DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES a growing nation of genetically evolved apes, led by Caesar (Andy Serkis), are threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier.  They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides […]

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03 Jul. 2014

Comedy DNA!


The Wayans family has no shortage of hilarity running through their veins. Funniest Wins, a new series that’s all about the laughs on TBS, Fridays, 10 p.m. (ET/PT), from comedy heavyweight and WhatTheFunny.com founder Marlon Wayans (Scary Movie, A Haunted House, The Wayans Bros.) and Eyeworks USA. In the series, Wayans, along with some of his […]

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29 Jun. 2014

Meshach Taylor of TV’s “Designing Women” dead at 67


According to industry publication, The Hollywood Reporter– Meshach Taylor, who played the lovable assistant Anthony Bouvier, who worked at the Sugarbaker interior design firm in the CBS hit sitcom Designing Women, has died.  He was 67. Taylor, who immediately segued to another CBS comedy, Dave’s World, when Designing Women was canceled, died Saturday night at his […]

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25 Jun. 2014

Dear White People


Acclaimed independent film producer, Effie T. Brown, known for working magic in Hollywood, brings a new film to theatres this fall—DEAR WHITE PEOPLE—a riff on how to fake that you’ve watched the BET Awards. The comedy stars Tyler James Williams (“Everybody Hates Chris”), Tessa Thompson (Tyler Perry’s “For Colored Girls”) with Dennis Haysbert (“Think Like […]

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23 Jun. 2014

Tupac Shakur penetrated culture, race and religion


There is much ado about the new Broadway musical, HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME. The story set in “Anywhere Urban, USA” meets the powerful rhyme, verse and beat of the late Tupac Shakur, a global icon of hip hop legend. Not unlike the roll call of storied celebrities whose legacy beyond the grave eclipsed their […]

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