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Soul Train Awards 2017

November 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Back for the third year in a row, the one and only Erykah Badu will be hosting the 2017 Soul Train Awards. This year’s honorees are SWV (Lady Of Soul Award) and living legend Toni Braxton (Legend Award). There will be performances by 112, Jazmine Sullivan, Kirk Franklin, Keyshia Cole, Le’Andria Johnson,...

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The Living Legends Foundation,® Inc. (LLF), recently celebrated its 26th Anniversary at the Taglyan Cultural Complex in Hollywood. Hosted by veteran broadcaster and media personality Rolonda Watts, the LLF honored eight distinguished individuals at its 21st Annual Living Legends Awards Gala with its new late-night format. The 2017 honorees included Varnell Johnson,...

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Acclaimed recording artist Latice Crawford is part of a tribute performance to multiple award-winning music legend Oleta Adams in the national broadcast of Black Music Honors on October 15th on the cable network, Bounce TV.  Additional airdates will run throughout the fall season. The award special recently aired a series of nationally...

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Miguel recently released his song “Skywalker” featuring Travis Scott. The video for the tune was directed by Director X who always finds the perfect way to illustrate music. Check it out below! Download or Stream: iTunes, Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Google Play OfficialMiguel.com | FACEBOOK: MiguelMusic | TWITTER: Miguel | IG:...

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Whitney: Can I Be Me

August 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Over 5 years ago, we mourned the loss of inarguably the greatest singer of our time. Throughout her life, and even posthumously, there has been speculation, tabloids and many documentaries about Whitney Houston’s successes and struggles. Now Showtime is releasing yet another piece of filth which is supposed to be a behind-the-scenes...

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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 with a...

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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 passion for...

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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 on-going violence...

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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 to the...

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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 drove into...

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