August 14, 2015

How ‘Straight Outta Compton’ intertwines with ex rap mogul Suge Knight’s court cases

By Anthony McCartney THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ Marion “Suge” Knight isn’t a major character in the N.W.A biopic “Straight Outta Compton,” but his presence […]
August 13, 2015

From outlaws to icons: N.W.A. goes mainstream with big screen biopic ‘Straight Outta Compton’

By Sandy Cohen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ When N.W.A. released its 1988 debut album, “Straight Outta Compton,” it was vilified by mainstream media. They […]
August 13, 2015

Terrence Howard due to return to Los Angeles court to try to overturn divorce settlement

LOS ANGELES _ “Empire” star Terrence Howard is scheduled to return to a Los Angeles courtroom Thursday for the continuation of a hearing to try to […]
August 11, 2015

The Wailers keep Marley’s reggae alive

By BRIAN WRIGHT, Maricopa Monitor MARICOPA — Bob Marley is synonymous with reggae music. But 34 years after his death, his legacy lives on through his […]
August 11, 2015

Dwayne Bravo inks music deal with US label

Trinidad and Tobago cricket all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has signed a music deal with Los Angles based entertainment company Venus Music Group. Bravo’s latest venture follows years of dabbling […]
August 11, 2015

Dancehall & Reggae Star Kirk Diamond to Perform at Redemption, Toronto Reggae Festival and Calgary ReggaeFest 2015

MPR Consulting – On the heels of a successful performance at Jambana Festival 2015, Juno Award Nominee Kirk Diamond gears up to take the stage on […]
August 11, 2015

Renowned Recording Artist Tanya Mullings to Receive Star on the Brampton Arts Walk of Fame

Toronto, Canada (MPR Consulting) – On September 20th, 2015, multi-Award winner Tanya Mullings will be recognized by the Brampton Arts Council and the City of Brampton in […]
August 11, 2015

TIFF adds documentaries about Aretha Franklin, Arcade Fire, Yo Yo Ma

TORONTO (AP)_ Documentaries about Aretha Franklin and Arcade Fire and a tense drama with James Franco and Rachel McAdams have been added to the lineup at […]
August 11, 2015


LOS ANGELES (AP) — B-E-T plans to produce a three-night miniseries about New Edition, but there is a prominent omission in the announcement about the project. […]
August 7, 2015

Ice Cube’s son, O’Shea Jackson Jr., becomes the star rapper in ‘Straight Outta Compton’

By Sandy Cohen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ O’Shea Jackson, Jr. was determined to play his father, Ice Cube, in “Straight Outta Compton.” Not only […]
August 7, 2015

TV stars from ‘Orange Is the New Black’ and ‘Glee’ join NBC’s ‘The Wiz Live!’ this winter

NEW YORK (AP)_ Uzo Aduba from “Orange Is the New Black” and Amber Riley from “Glee” have joined the cast of NBC’s Dec. 3 live production […]
August 7, 2015

Lee Daniels says ‘without question’ there will be a spin off of his hit Fox show ‘Empire’

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP)_ A roundup of news Thursday from the Television Critics Association summer meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details […]