New BET Series Starring the Late Charlie Murphy Will Make You Laugh & Cry

New BET Series Starring the Late Charlie Murphy Will Make You Laugh & Cry

by Jessica Bennett

Comedy fans around the world were in total shock at the news of Charlie Murphy’s passing this past April. The 57-year-old comic still had... Read More

Trevor Noah Renews ‘The Daily Show’ Contract Through 2022

Trevor Noah Renews ‘The Daily Show’ Contract Through 2022

by Jessica Bennett

Trevor Noah just locked down a five-year contract to remain host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, ensuring he’ll laugh us through the next... Read More

Bobbi Kristina Brown

Bobbi Kristina Estate Suing TV One Over Unauthorized Biopic

by Jessica Bennett

Just days after Bobby Brown filed a lawsuit against TV One for their upcoming Bobbi Kristina biopic, her estate has joined the singer in... Read More

Angela Bassett Gushes Over “Phenomenal” Black Panther Film

Angela Bassett Gushes Over “Phenomenal” Black Panther Film

by Jessica Bennett

Marvel’s upcoming superhero flick, Black Panther, stars a bevy of talented actors of color, including Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan and the incomparable Angela... Read More

Bruno Mars to Perform at Apollo Theater for First TV Special

Bruno Mars to Perform at Apollo Theater for First TV Special

by Jessica Bennett

Bruno Mars recently took to the famed Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York for his first ever solo television special, Bruno Mars: 24K Magic... Read More

Will ‘Empire’s’ Fourth Season Be Taraji P. Henson’s Last?

Will ‘Empire’s’ Fourth Season Be Taraji P. Henson’s Last?

by Jessica Bennett

While fans of hit FOX series Empire are gearing up for Season 4, star Taraji P. Henson could be preparing to make her exit.... Read More

Spike Lee & Jordan Peele Collaborate on New Thriller, ‘Black Klansman’

Spike Lee & Jordan Peele Collaborate on New Thriller, ‘Black Klansman’

by Jessica Bennett

Anyone who saw blockbuster Get Out knows director Jordan Peele took a cue or two from celebrated filmmaker, Spike Lee. The two industry heavyweights... Read More

Officers in Tamir Rice Shooting Escape Charges

Mother of Tamir Rice to Develop Film on Late Son’s Life

by Shantell E. Jamison

The mother of a 12-year-old African-American Ohio teen who was shot and killed by police while playing near his home will develop a film... Read More

Exclusive: LL Cool J Keeps His Kids Humble on ‘Oprah’s Master Class’

Exclusive: LL Cool J Keeps His Kids Humble on ‘Oprah’s Master Class’

by Jessica Bennett

LL Cool J has been a prominent figure in Hip Hop since his 1984 debut, Radio. Acting soon followed, including 90s sitcom, In the... Read More

Omar Epps & Paula Patton Team Up for New Thriller, ‘Traffik’

Omar Epps & Paula Patton Team Up for New Thriller, ‘Traffik’

by Jessica Bennett

Veteran actors Paula Patton and Omar Epps are set to star in the upcoming thriller, Traffik, which was just acquired by Lionsgate’s Codeblack Films... Read More