Entertainment

Ryan Coogler: From Fruitvale Station to Hollywood
By September 21, 2013 Read More →

Ryan Coogler: From Fruitvale Station to Hollywood

From Oakland to Hollywood, California, first time director Ryan Coogler is coming on strong with his directorial debut “Fruitvale Station.” By Kirk Shannon-Butts The 27-year-old Writer and Director premiered his first feature length movie at this year’s Sundance Film Festival to a standing ovation from a roomful of emotional fans winning the coveted Grand Jury […]

Posted in: Film, Sep 2013
Harmonica Sunbeam: Not your ordinary Queen!!!
By September 21, 2013 Read More →

Harmonica Sunbeam: Not your ordinary Queen!!!

Pioneer, Fierce, Dramatic, In Charge, Perfectionist, Witty, Consummate Performer those of some of the adjectives that best describe one of the best entertainers in the business Miss Harmonica Sunbeam. By Camille Evans Harmonica Sunbeam, The Queen of Comedy has been delighting audiences at nightclubs, cabarets, and fund-raising events throughout the United States and abroad for […]

Posted in: Entertainment, Sep 2013
New TV Series Cast, Execs To Debut At NYC Fashion Benefit
By September 14, 2013 Read More →

New TV Series Cast, Execs To Debut At NYC Fashion Benefit

A star-studded fashion event recognizing women living with breast cancer and Alopecia this Sunday, will also mark the debut appearance of cast and executive team members from a unique new television series. By Nathan James Beauty With Pure Purpose, which begins at 5:30 PM with a gala Red Carpet at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan’s […]

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Filming Uganda’s Own Stories
By August 30, 2013 Read More →

Filming Uganda’s Own Stories

KAMPALA
 – For four years Isaac Godfrey Nabwana made and sold bricks in Kampala’s Wakalinga slum. But now, thanks to his labours, he is building what he hopes will become Uganda’s answer to Nollywood. “I was selling bricks and from [the sales] I bought a video [camera]. I worked very hard to get it,” the […]

Posted in: Film
Lee Daniels’ ‘The Butler’ Revisits US Civil Rights History
By August 21, 2013 Read More →

Lee Daniels’ ‘The Butler’ Revisits US Civil Rights History

  Lee Daniels’ The Butler carries the signature of acclaimed director Lee Daniels, whose fim Precious won an Oscar. Now, he tells the story of the Civil Rights movement through the eyes of a White House butler as he served eight U.S. presidents. By Penelope Poulou In Lee Daniels’ The Butler, Cecil Gaines is the unassuming […]

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Chris Brown Agrees to More Community Service
By August 21, 2013 Read More →

Chris Brown Agrees to More Community Service

R&B singer Chris Brown had his probation reinstated by a judge in Los Angeles on Friday after the Grammy winner agreed to complete an additional 1,000 hours of community service stemming from his 2009 sentence for assaulting singer Rihanna. Brown’s probation had been revoked last month by Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge James Brandlin […]

Posted in: R&B
Look Out For Amanda Holley
By July 27, 2013 Read More →

Look Out For Amanda Holley

Songstress, Amanda Holley has one true love and that is music relying from a very young age on its strength to develop into the consummate musician and vocalist she continues to aspire to be. By Camille Evans Amanda engrossed herself in music day in and day out, surviving on Whitney, Mariah, Aretha, Ella, and Billie’s […]

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Arab-Israeli Singer Bridges Cultures Through Music
By July 2, 2013 Read More →

Arab-Israeli Singer Bridges Cultures Through Music

NEW YORK — Arab-Israeli songwriter and pop star Mira Awad began her weeklong run at New York’s Metropolitan Room by singing a traditional tune from the Arab village in northern Israel where she was born in 1975 to a Palestinian father and a Bulgarian mother. By Adam Phillips “It comes from the belly. It doesn’t […]

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Rapper Chris Kelly died of drugs overdose
By July 2, 2013 Read More →

Rapper Chris Kelly died of drugs overdose

Chris Kelly, one half of the 1990s rap duo Kris Kross, died of a drugs overdose, according to the Atlanta Medical Examiner’s Office. Kelly died in an Atlanta hospital on May 1 at the age of 34, after being found unresponsive at his home. Investigator Betty Honey said a toxicology screening showed he had a […]

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Zing vodka appoints Chris Brown as ambassador
By June 29, 2013 Read More →

Zing vodka appoints Chris Brown as ambassador

The singer was this morning named as the face of the New York-produced vodka brand, owned by the Maloof family, responsible for “conceptualizing and directing creative assets, marketing campaigns, and consulting the evolution of the brand’s product line,” as well as serving as a brand ambassador. However Brown, who is on five years’ probation for […]

Posted in: R&B