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Kyle Jean-Baptiste made history as the first African-American and youngest actor to play the lead role of Jean Valjean in the popular Broadway… Read More

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Essence Revealed, approaching her five-year mark as a burlesque performer, has become a prolific entertainer and producer who infuses… Read More

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In addition to casting the first Black Phantom of the Opera, it was announced yesterday that that Keke Palmer will be Broadway's… Read More

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Over the years, R&B legend Patti LaBelle has never been known to mince words when it comes to touchy topics—give or take… Read More

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