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Does The Quad Rep Real HBCUs Or Nah?

February 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

BET has struggled tremendously with its reality shows. Between the piss-poor production, erratic airtimes and uninteresting cast members, these shows are doomed from the beginning. However, the network has gained significant footing with its scripted programming. Following in the footsteps of Being Mary Jane, The Quad is a dramatic series...

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Taking It To The Streets

February 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Contemporary dancers Kareem Anointed Ali and Stephani Kay are art in motion in this photo collection captured by Los Angeles-based photographer Jaan Kristjan Utno. About the Photographer: Jaan Kristjan Utno Born and raised in Estonia, Jaan Kristjan is a photographer and cinematographer working out of Los Angeles, California. Discovering a...

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Spike Lee’s ‘Chiraq’

November 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

The always controversial Spike Lee releases his newest film Chi-Raq on December 4th in theaters nationwide. “Chi-Raq is a modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play “Lysistrata” by Aristophanes. After the murder of a Child by a stray bullet, a group of women led by Lysistrata organize against the...

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Celebrating over 40 years in music and entertainment, GRAMMY®-nominated and multiple award-winning a cappella group, Sweet Honey In The Rock will release their 24th album, #LoveInEvolution on January 22, 2016 on SHE-ROCKS 5, Inc./Appleseed Recordings. #LoveInEvolution features 14 songs and is produced by group member, Nitanju Bolade Casel. Staying true...

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3 ½ Minutes, Ten Bullets

November 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

The documentary 3 ½ Minutes, Ten Bullets premieres on HBO November 23rd at 9PM. The film chronicles the racially motivated murder of Jordan Davis on November 23, 2012 at a Jacksonville, FL gas station by Michael Dunn. HBO: On November 23, 2012, Jordan Davis, a black 17-year-old, and three friends...

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2015 Soul Train Awards

November 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

The 2015 Soul Train Awards air November 29th at 8PM/7C on BET and Centric. The ceremony is hosted by Erykah Badu and features performances by Babyface, Jill Scott, Boyz II Men, Brandy, R. Kelly, Cameo, Tasha Cobbs, Erica Campbell, Jeremih, Tyrese, Jazmine Sullivan, Fantasia, V. Bozeman, Tevin Campbell, and more....

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Timbaland: The Emperor of Sound

November 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

One of my favorite music producers, Timbaland, is releasing what he hopes to be his next hit – “The Emperor of Sound”. “The Emperor of Sound” will be a book that gives insight into Timbaland’s career and the inspirations behind his tunes. Hopefully there will be more intel on his...

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Aretha Franklin Presents: The Gospel Legends

November 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Aretha Franklin will present her annual Gospel concert and service Thanksgiving week on Sunday, November 22. Franklin’s Gospel Legends event will feature multiple award-winning recording artists Pastor Shirley Caesar, the Williams Brothers, Vanessa Bell Armstrong, and Audrey DuBois Harris. Reverend Marcia Dyson will deliver the Invocation and Reverend Ruth Wilson...

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David Banner replaces Omari Hardwick as the host of Aspire network’s ABFF Independent show. The new season kicks off August 3rd at 9PM. ASPIRE: Hosted by Grammy® Award-winning music producer, recording artist and actor David Banner (Ride Along, Lee Daniel’s The Butler), ABFF Independent is a showcase of popular and...

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2015 BET Awards

June 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Tracee Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson host the 2015 BET Awards June 28th at 8PM/7C! WEB: BET.com | FACAEBOOK: TheBETAwards | TWITTER: @BETAwards...

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