Jocko Sims plays Dr. Floyd Reynolds on NBC’s new hit medical drama, New Amsterdam.
He took some time to talk with us about the convo he had with his mother about successful black men dating outside their race, shooting his shot with Kelly Rowland, and preferring to date a woman with one ear. Continue reading “Jocko Sims of NBC’s New Amsterdam Talks Interracial Dating, Kelly Rowland + No Ear or No Toe” »
Bishop Garnes said it best during our conversation with him, “This is a film designed for conversation.”
Canal Street is touted as a modern-day thriller, which truth be told, is basically a day in the life of being a black man in America. Continue reading “Canal Street- Guilty Until Proven Innocent: Interviews w/ Rhyann Lamarr x Bishop Garnes” »
I expected a lot of “afterschool special” moments filled with exposition about #blacklivesmatter and white privilege. There was some of that. But there was also a realness in the writing and a sincerity in the actors’ deliveries that kept me fully present and invested in the characters, the plot, and the film’s message. Continue reading “Movie Review: The Hate U Give” »
Grammy award-winning recording artist T.I. unveiled his latest venture, The Trap Music Museum. Located in Atlanta, the pop-up museum showcases Continue reading “PHOTOS: T.I. & ANTWANETTE MCLAUGHLIN UNVEIL THE TRAP MUSIC MUSEUM (USHER, TINY, MONICA, & MORE ATTEND)” »
I went into the Rel premier hoping I was going to see something as funny and insightful as The Carmichael Show. I asked too much. The best I can say about Rel is that the writers and directors put everyone where they needed to be in order to shine and not embarrass themselves too much….
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In a time when intolerance is normalized, I get why Warner Bros. is pushing this feature so hard. It’s a cartoon about Yetis discovering that their world is a lie. Humans exist, the fire snail is actually a ball of gas called the Sun, and their little world above the clouds is just
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With the combined talents of rapping, dancing, singing, and acting in her toolbelt; it’s no wonder that the twenty-two-year-old sensation, Jennifer ‘Jennaske’ Taylor is on everyone’s radar. Starting out as a celebrity backup dancer, Continue reading “JENNASKE: Talks New Music, Being Multifaceted, And The New Wave Of NY Rap” »
Judging by the attendance in my theater, Robert Townsend’s, The Making of The Five Heartbeats, will have as little success in theaters as the original film. Although The Five Heartbeats is a classic in our community, this documentary is probably not worth
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The event, which drew in sold-out crowds, celebrates sound system culture and is based on Jamaican music battles from the 1950s, better known as sound clashes. Several of ATL’s most legendary rappers and personalities stopped by throughout the night, including Pastor Troy, Derez Deshon, Gorilla Zoe, Trillville, TJ Kravitz, Mavado and Archie Eversole.
Based on Jamaican music battles from the 1950s, better known as sound clashes, Red Bull Music Culture Clash is comprised of four stages, each featuring a
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Blac Youngsta is gunning for the world, quickly proving he’s not only a talented hip hop artist but entertainer of many hats. Continue reading “Blac Youngsta’s Fu*k Everybody 2 Gets Release Date, Cover and Tracklist” »
Houston rapper, Slim Thug and his company Boss Life Construction partnered with IJustGotHit.com, and Radio One Houston stations: 97.9 The Box, 92.1 Radio Now, and Majic 102.1 to give one local family affected by Hurricane Harvey a newly renovated home. Continue reading “Slim Thug Holds Press Conference To Announce Finalists For Hurricane Harvey Home Giveaway!” »
Billboard honors the late Aretha Franklin in their official post-humous tribute issue featuring Billboard’s obituary on Continue reading “Billboard: Official Aretha Franklin Tribute Issue Obituary Cover Feature” »
WEtvhosted a star-studded event at The Skylark in New York City last night, celebrating the premiere of the new season of their hit reality series, “Braxton Family Values.”
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Well-known Texas attorney Thomas J. Henry celebrated 25 years in business over the weekend with an extravagant $10 Million star-studded bash in San Antonio, Texas. The Henry family, known for their viral parties,
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