September 16, 2015

Forest Whitaker, Anika Noni Rose, Anna Paquin join ‘Roots’ remake cast; production under way

LOS ANGELES _ Forest Whitaker and Anika Noni Rose are joining the cast of A&E Networks’ “Roots” miniseries remake. Others in the cast will include Anna […]
September 16, 2015

Nominees list in top categories for the 10th annual BET Hip Hop Awards

Nominees announced Tuesday in the top categories for the 10th annual BET Hip-Hop Awards: ___ Best Hip Hop Video Big Sean featuring Chris Brown & Ty […]
September 16, 2015


NEW YORK (AP) _ He made his name as a big-hit producer. And now, Timbaland is using his star power to promote his latest music through […]
September 16, 2015

Drake earns 12 nominations, Snoop Dogg to host 10th annual BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta

By Jonathan Landrum Jr. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ATLANTA _ Drake does it again. For the second straight year, the Canadian rapper tops nominees for the BET […]
September 16, 2015

Viola Davis and Tariji P. Henson are vying to be the first black woman to claim top drama acting honours

By Lynn Elber THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ If we look to television for more than entertainment _ and let’s face it, we do _ […]
September 14, 2015


  LAS VEGAS (AP) _ A former personal aide to B.B. King is suing three of King’s daughters over their allegations that their father was poisoned. […]
September 14, 2015


ATLANTA (AP) _ Bobby Brown is speaking publicly for the first time since daughter Bobbi Kristina’s death in July. Brown tells the Fox talk show “The […]
September 14, 2015


HOUSTON (AP) _ Chris Brown has won joint custody of his daughter. A judge in Houston has agreed with Brown’s request to share custody of 16-month-old […]
September 13, 2015

Netflix looks to shake up film industry, takes ‘Beasts of No Nation’ to TIFF

By David Friend THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ One of Netflix’s hottest new titles has its Canadian premiere on Sunday _ but won’t be streaming in […]
September 13, 2015

John Legend, Tyrese Gibson, civil rights leader honoured at Triumph Awards in Atlanta

ATLANTA _ John Legend and Tyrese Gibson were among several honoured for their positive impact on the community at the Triumph Awards. Legend received the Presidential […]
September 13, 2015

Cast of hit Fox series ‘Empire’ reveal pre show secrets at NYC premiere for season 2

By Mesfin Fekadu THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ The cast of the hit series “Empire” were tight-lipped about the drama that unfolds on the upcoming […]
September 12, 2015

Tyra Banks and 4 fabulous friends share tips for living a ‘FABLife’ on their new daytime show

By Frazier Moore THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ When Tyra Banks starts getting dressed, she finds trouble is waiting. “I’ve got so many clothes and […]