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Real Cool Soul Train Line to Curtis Mayfield’s “Get Down”

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Everybody loved Curtis Mayfield.  He was one of a kind.  Here’s something that will make you feel good.  It’s a Soul Train line to Curtis Mayfield’s “Get Down.”  Check it out. But before you watch, here’s the basics on Mayfield, courtesy of Wikipedia: Curtis Lee Mayfield (June 3, 1942 – December 26, 1999) was an American soul, R&B, and funk singer, songwriter, and record producer. He achieved mainstream solo success and recognition from being involved…

These Black People Were Once Homeless

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By April Taylor The Atlanta Black Star recently highlighted 8 successful stars who were once homeless.  In a society where almost half of the population is just once lost paycheck or financial emergency away from being homeless, their stories make them more human and remind us all of how important it is to always work hard and never give up on your dreams. Many people know Tyler Perry as the…

Salli Richardson Joins Gabrielle Union On “Being Mary Jane”

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By April Taylor The second season of the BET Show, “Being Mary Jane,” is set to start soon, and the production team is continuing to add to the cast in preparation.  BET’s website reports that the show started in January 2014.  It was created by Mara Brock Akil and stars Gabrielle Union.  The show is built around Mary Jane Paul, a successful talk show host played by Union.  The plot…

BET’s Comic View Making A Comeback

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By April Taylor BET has announced that it is bringing its once popular comedy show, “Comic View,” back to the airwaves.  The announcement was made during the networks annual Upfront presentation.  Upfront is an event where television networks unveil their upcoming programming to the media. The show originally ran from September 1992 to December 2008, and the show has served as a launching pad for such comedians as D.L. Hughley…

Anthony Mackie reveals hes dated the same woman since seventh grade. www.blacklikemoi.com

Black Actor Reveals He’s Had the Same Girlfriend Since He Was 7-Years-Old

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Reported by Marie S.  Actor Anthony Mackie has his career going uphill.  After playing the role of a U.S. bomb disposal team in Iraq in the Oscar-winning drama titled “The Hurt Locker,” he now plays the role of Sam or Samuel Wilson“Falcon” in the movie Marvel film titled “Captain America:  The Winter Soldier,” which topped the box office last weekend, grossing $96.2 million and making it  April’s biggest release so…

50 Cent Must Pay $16 Million In Lawsuit

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By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert 50 Cent, the rapper turned mogul was supposed to produce a line of headphones with Sleek Audio but reportedly snagged design secrets from the Florida company and used them to create his own headphones, the Miami Herald reports. According to a recently unsealed court documents viewed by the Miami Herald, 50 Cent, whose real name is Curtis Jackson, has been ordered to pay $ 11.6 million in…

Joe Accuses R. Kelly of Sabotaging His Music Career

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By April Taylor According to hellobeautiful.com, R&B singer Joe is alleging that R. Kelly attempted to sabotage his career.  Joe provided competition for R. Kelly around 2000 when his album, My Name is Joe, sold more than three million copies and reached the #2 spot on the Billboard top 200 list.  During that same year, Joe was nominated for Grammy’s for Best Male R&B Performance as well as Best R&B…

Mariah Carey Not Pleased With Nick Canon’s ‘Whore-Ish’ Past

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By Andrew Scot Bolsinger Singer Nick Canon ran his mouth about his sex life and now it is open season. The husband of pop star Mariah Carey said his wife was not too pleased about his public comments, even though she is not jealous. “She (Mariah) said to me, ‘Oh yeah, by the way, could you keep your whore-ish past to yourself if you’re doing any interviews?’ I was like,…

Best Motivational Speech ~Secrets to Success, How Bad Do you Want it? {Full Speech}

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  Eric Thomas is a motivational speaker, author, activist, and a minister. Here is an awesome speech he gave to a group of students on the secrets to success.     [leadplayer_vid id=”533BA2877CDD5″]  

John Singleton Says A Lot Of Hollywood Liberals Think They’re Not Racist, But They Are

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III Hollywood is definitely known for being prejudice and even racists towards people of color. Even with the success it portrays with black films and actors, the truth of the matter is that blacks are still marginalized. Boyz N the Hood director, John Singleton spoke out in an interview slamming Hollywood liberals who don’t ‘let black people tell the stories.’ Let’s face it for a moment….

In an interview with Praise Philly Mary J Blige credits her positive change to God and says she is a Christian www.Blacklikemoi.com

Mary J. Blige Credits God For Her Ability to Overcome Addictions

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Reported by Andrew Scot Bolsinger Blige is one of the most successful and influential recording artists of her generation, but her Christian faith is the central core of her life. She also attributes her faith to her success in figuring out who she is. Mary J. Blige, a former drug addict,  grew up in church but says she never knew who God really was until her adult life. “I understand better…

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…

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…

No Longer Slaving For Diddy, This Woman Is Now Building Her Own Empire

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By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert Work for Sean Comb, check! A dream come true for Karleen Roy who worked as Combs’ executive assistant for  five years. Now the assistant has dreams of her own on becoming a mogul. She has launched a new luxury management company The Vanity Group with the hopes of her own success. The Vanity Group (TVG) was launched with a lavish celebration at the Armand de Brignac showroom…

50 Cent Gets Into A Face-To-Face With Steve Stoute

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By Andrew Scot Bolsinger A record executive touting Hip Hop’s influence received plenty of it at a recent New York Knicks game from rapper 50 Cent who might have felt disparaged when he was left off a list of the most significant performers. Steve Stoute has known 50 Cent, whose real name is Curtis Jackson, since 2000. He is promoting a new documentary series based on a book he wrote…