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Sweet Brown Getting Her Own Reality Show

Sweet Brown Getting Her Own Reality Show

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If you do one interview and sound ignorant and crazy enough, you’ll probably get your own reality show. Sweet Brown is that woman, becoming the latest online sensation to get a chance to embarrass herself full time.   She has already done a cameo on a Tyler Perry movie, and is getting used to her newfound fame.  “It’s gonna be hilarious. You’re gonna really crack up,” Sweet Brown says of…

Tyler Perry’s ‘Peeples’ Does Horribly at the Box Office

Tyler Perry’s ‘Peeples’ Does Horribly at the Box Office

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Tyler Perry seemed like the director where everything he touched turned to gold. But that seems to just be everything he touches while wearing a dress.  His new film, “Peeples” didn’t do so well at the box office, hauling in a flimsy $4.8 million for the opening weekend.  This was far below the expectations for the film, which may not be a money maker for the super wealthy Mr. Perry….

NeNe Leakes’ Gets Cancelled by NBC

NeNe Leakes’ Gets Cancelled by NBC

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Nene Leakes has a lot of star power, even though a lot of people don’t understand it.  But NBC doesn’t think much of her staying power on their network, since they decided to drop her show, “The New Normal.”  But Nene is still the highest paid Atlanta Housewife, so we’re sure her money is strong.  In case you didn’t know, this is not Nene Leakes’ real name.  Her actual name…

Quincy Jones’ Son About To Take All Lil Wayne’s Stuff

Quincy Jones’ Son About To Take All Lil Wayne’s Stuff

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A lawyer is gearing up to confiscate some of the entertainer’s assets in South Florida, including his prized cars and fancy waterfront home in Miami Beach. Back in November, a jury in Los Angeles found that Lil Wayne had screwed producer Quincy Jones III out of potential profits by blocking the release of a documentary about him. Goldstein represented Jones’ company, QD3 Entertainment. Lil Wayne and his production company, Young…

Halle Berry Takes Method Acting To Another Level To Bring Realness To The Call

Halle Berry Takes Method Acting To Another Level To Bring Realness To The Call

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Actress Halle Berry has been sitting on a gold mine of a film until now. Sony Picture’s The Call hits theatres on March 15th and it features Berry at her best. Of course this could not be possible if it were not for the dynamic team of directors, writers and fellow actors on board. Directed by Brad Anderson, The Call centers around the day to day grind of a 911…

Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey Partner on ‘For Better or Worse’ Sitcom

Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey Partner on ‘For Better or Worse’ Sitcom

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Oprah Winfrey Network is quickly becoming the Oprah Winfrey & Tyler Perry Network. OWN has picked up Perry’s sitcom For Better Or Worse, ordering a third season of originals and acquiring the show’s existing 45 episodes. For Better Or Worse, which previously aired on TBS, is OWN’s third scripted series from Perry, who last October signed an exclusive deal with the network for scripted fare. The first two series under the pact, sitcom Love Thy Neighbor and drama The Haves And The…

The 21st Annual Pan-African Film Festival was held in Los Angeles this year.

The Top 7 Most Talked About Films Showcased at the Pan-African Film Festival

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Film festivals that are centered on Black directors and Black owned production companies are becoming more and more prominent, fortunately. The Pan-African Film Festival gave the spotlight to the talents and films of African Americans. One of the most talked about films was Vipaka, which stars Forest Whitaker, Anthony Mackie, Sanaa Lathan, Nicole Ari Parker and Mike Epps. The aforementioned are major actors in the Black community and the film is something different from what…

Guess Who Was Picked To Play Left Eye In  New TLC Movie?

Guess Who Was Picked To Play Left Eye In New TLC Movie?

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Lil Mama might be making her return to the spotlight as another iconic MC, late TLC rapper Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes. Lil Mama, 23, whose real name is Naitia Jessica Kirkland, has officially been cast as the fallen member of the R&B girl group in a VH1 biopic about TLC that’s currently in pre-production. Rap legend MC Lyte spilled the beans about the film while on the red carpet for…

The Richest African Americans Are…

The Richest African Americans Are…

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The queen of television, Oprah Winfrey is the richest African-American and one of the most lucrative brands in the world. Winfrey tops the inaugural Forbes list of the wealthiest black Americans. She is the only African-American billionaire on the Forbes 2012 billionaires list. Black Entertainment Television founder Robert Johnson was the first African-American billionaire in 2000 after he sold the network to Viacom for $3 billion.   1. Oprah Winfrey Net…

The Docmentary Titled "My Nigga" Seeks to Understand the usage of the "N" word in hip-hop and by fans of all ethnicities that love the culture.

Documentary Titled ‘My N*gga’ Aims to Shed Light On Usage of the “N-word” by Non-African-American Hip-Hop Fans

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Words are some of the most powerful tools that humans have at their disposal. They have a variety of meanings and can arouse emotions simply by being written or uttered. Use of the word n*gga is constantly debated amongst many different people within society. Film creator Byron Woulard is making a documentary about the use of the word in modern society . Woulard has set up a Kickstarter account in…

Rapper/singer Cee Lo Green was seen eating some fried chicken after announcing his commitment to lose 50lbs.

Cee Lo Green Spotted Eating Fried Chicken After Committing to eDiet Deal

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Everyone knows you should never make a promise you can’t keep. Apparently, singer/rapper Ceel Lo Green has made a promise to lose 50lbs that he probably won’t be able to keep. Landing a weight-loss endorsement deal with eDiet just two weeks ago, paparazzi caught the star chewing into some fried chicken at ElPollo Loco fast food restaurant in Los Angeles. In the final week of 2012, Cee Lo stated his focus on…

MJ’s “Thriller” Girl Sues for $55k For Owed Royalties

MJ’s “Thriller” Girl Sues for $55k For Owed Royalties

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  Ola Ray was the toast of the town nearly 30 years ago when the Thriller video came out, and now the poor woman is still fighting for her slice of the dough.  She finally got $55k from the Jackson estate, which is less than $2,000 per year since she shot that video back in 1983.   As a tribute to Ola, we’ll give you a bit of background on…

Martin Lawrence and Kelsey Grammer Resume Comedy Series Plans

Martin Lawrence and Kelsey Grammer Resume Comedy Series Plans

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Martin Lawrence is back in full swing. Lawrence is starring with actor/producer, Kelsey Grammer, in a multi-camera comedy for Lionsgate TV and Debmar-Mercury. According to Deadline.com, the two met up before the Thanksgiving holiday, to discuss plans for the comedy show. However, moving forward with the plans was stalled, due to Grammer’s financial battles with ex-wife, Camille. Grammer was afraid that Camille would try to claim funds from the project,…

Terry Perry Being Sued For Theft

Terry Perry Being Sued For Theft

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On Tuesday, in a Philadelphia federal court, a woman by the Terri Donald filed a lawsuit against Tyler Perry and Lionsgate Entertainment saying that they stole the plot for his film Good Deeds. Good Deeds is a romantic drama movie, which was written, directed and starred Tyler Perry. The film was released on February 24, 2012 and made a little over $35 million in the box office. In the lawsuit,…

Dallas Police Lieutenant Suspended For Moonlighting As A Gangsta Rapper

Dallas Police Lieutenant Suspended For Moonlighting As A Gangsta Rapper

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A lieutenant in the Dallas Police Department has been suspended after bosses found out about her second career as a gangsta rapper. Dallas Police Lt. Regina Smith, the widow of an officer killed in duty, is on administrative leave over the contents of two videos which show her dressed in provocative clothing and firing her gun. In one video Smith performs as her hip hop alter ego ‘Lucille Baller.’ ‘Don’t…