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New Film May Feature Kevin Hart And Jamie Foxx

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By David Bloodsaw Kevin Hart is “getting it while the getting it is hot” and who can blame him. Hollywood is finicky and it’s best to strike while the iron is hot. With that said, Kevin Hart will team up with multi-talent Jamie Foxx for a new film project titled, Black Phantom according to The Huffington Post. The Black Phantom is about a hit-man who is double crossed and seeks…

Jimi Hendrix Gets His Own Stamp

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III To be a part of history is a great phenomenon for anyone. Whenever you set out to do your God-given craft, it’s always nice to be appreciated. No matter how young or old you are, you must make up your mind to be the very best at what you’re called to do. Musicians spend hours and hours perfecting their work. With all of the travel,…

13 Amazing black celebrities who truly love black people

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It’s easy to call out a celebrity for doing nothing for the black community, but what about those who are doing great things?  We asked some readers to tell us which black celebrities are doing the most for the black community.  The list is below and you can tell us what you think: 1) Jamie Foxx – Jamie’s activism has been astonishing.  He not only stood up for the family…

Oprah Is Squaring Off With Kevin Hart

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By Lechette Walker Oprah interviewed the hilarious actor, Kevin Hart highlighting his career momentum over the last few years. The interview that has sparked the interest of Hart’s fans will premiere on Oprah Prime formerly known as Oprah’s Next Chapter. Oprah personally visited Kevin Hart’s house to interview him, and to capture the essence of his inspiring personality that has led him to the public eye. He has recently starred in…

Will Smith Is Working On An Exciting New Project

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By Lechette Walker “Harlem Hellfighters” has sparked the attention of Will Smith. The graphic novel that was written by Max Brooks has captured the interest of Smith, intriguing him to produce the film version with Sony Pictures according to the blog Shadow and Act. Brooks is the novelist who wrote World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War that was converted to the blockbuster hit last year starring Brad Pitt. His…

Idris Elba Will Be Shere Khan In Jungle Book

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By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert I am lion hear my roar!! And a good looking roar and role is what Hollywood’s Indris Elba will be doing in Disney’s Jungle Book. Elba is in negotiations to perform and provide the voice of the killer tiger, Shere Khan in the live action Jungle Book. The Jungle Book is directed by Jon Favreau. The film is a mix of live action and VFX that is…

Timbaland Producing Sountrack for New Family Drama ‘Empire’

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By Andrew Scot Bolsinger Timbaland continued to expand his brand, this time aligning with rap icon 50 Cent for a new drama pilot called “Empire.” It’s another big-time merger for the collaborative producer. Timbaland has frequently teamed up with Justin Timberlake, pitched in on Jay Z’s “Magna Carta Holy Grail” and partnered with 50 Cent on a line of custom headphones. The latest collaboration is a Fox dramatic pilot of…

IRS Has Lil Wayne In Its Crosshairs For $12 Million In Back Taxes

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By Yolanda Spivey According to a recent report from TMZ, Lil Wayne is in big trouble with the Internal Revenue Service.  He reportedly owes the IRS $12 million after failing to pay back taxes for 2011 and 2012. The Young Money artist who is worth a reported $135 million, owes a staggering $5,843.952 for 2011 and $6,311,132 for 2012. TMZ is also reporting that this is not the first time Lil Wayne has…

Michelle Obama Host Screening of “The Trip To Bountiful”

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By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert With February being African American History Month, who better to do the honors of several greats that have set an example, than our First Lady Michelle Obama. The First Lady spoke on Monday at a White House screening of Lifetime Television’s film version of the play “The Trip to Bountiful.” The movie stars Cicely Tyson, Vanessa Williams, Blair Underwood and KeKe Palmer, who discussed the film after…

Tony Award Winner Audra McDonald Will Star As Billie Holiday

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By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert Audra McDonald will return to Broadway this spring singing the blues as Billie Holiday. The five time Tony Award winner will star in Lanie Robertson’s “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill,” a musical that imagines one of Holiday’s last performance in 1959. Previews began March 25 at the Circle in the Square Theatre and opening night is set for April 13. It is a limited engagement…

Ray Parker Jr. Next To Receive Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III Here’s a special shout out to Ray Parker Jr for being the 2,518th entertainer to have the honor of having the Hollywood Walk of Fame Star. It’s long been overdue for Parker to receive this honor. Many people know Parker from his popular hit Ghostbusters, but Parker will be honored in the category of recording. Even though there are so many entertainers to have been…

Spike Lee Says, “I Have The Script” For ‘School Daze’ 2

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By Afiya J Watkins Spike Lee’s classic black college film School Daze turned 25-years-old in 2013. Given that anniversary which has now passed, many fans still wonder if there is a chance Lee might release a sequel to the classic film. There has been talk of this in the past, but no confirmation of a follow up until now. Reportedly, Spike Lee confirmed that a script has been completed recently. “I had the…

Pharrell Williams To Drop New Album in March

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David Bloodsaw After Pharrell’s entertaining performance at the Grammy’s we are all ready for  more. Pharrell Williams’ new album G I R L is scheduled to be released on March 3 according to Electronic Urban Report. The single, Happy, from his second solo effort has already been released and he will perform the song at the Oscars on March 2. Happy is also on the Despicable 2 soundtrack and has already…

Kevin Hart Film Scores Big In Mobile Phone Ticket Sales

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By Lechette Walker The hilarious Kevin Hart recent film, “About Last Night “made an impressive takeover of the mobile phone movie ticket sales. It sold a whopping 66 percent in ticket sales over the mobile phone using the Fandango website or app for purchasing tickets.  Yes, this is the most ticket sales using the mobile phone that has every touched these heights for Fandango. The film “Ride Along,” that co-stared…

CeeLo Green Quits ‘The Voice’ And He’s Not Coming Back

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By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert As part of an interview with Ellen DeGeneres on her show, “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”, CeeLo Green made the announcement that he will no longer be returning to ‘The Voice’ he is outta there! The interview will be airing on Wednesday. Green emphasized strongly that he will not be returning “at all.” Although he might be given “The Voice,” the boot, he says he’ll continue his relationship…