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The fallout from Mo’Nique‘s Netflix boycott continues.

As widely reported, the comedian called for fans to cancel their subscriptions to the streaming service after she received what she deemed a disrespectful offer for a stand-up special. She specifically pointed to gender and race bias when relaying the disparity between her proposed $500,000 pay-packet and the multi-millions offered to Amy Schumer, Dave Chapelle and Chris Rock. 

In the weeks since, the Oscar winner has gone on a press tour justifying her claims – sometimes with tense results.

Case in point her interview on the Sana G Morning Show.

“Hey Loves, join us” after the jump where the tea is poured…

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‘Black Panther‘s opening weekend box office projections have been revised up today.

Full report below…

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After years of grafting, Daniel Kaluuya saw his name shot into the stratosphere with the surprise success of ‘Get Out.’

The film found favor commercially and critically and last month nabbed the star a nomination for Best Actor at the 2018 Oscars.

With the 28-year-old (who also appears in ‘Black Panther’) deemed a front-runner for the award, he’s more demand than ever.

But despite the hoopla, the Londoner has remained oh so humble.

GQ caught up with Kaluuya for a dapper shoot and interview, during which he stresses that he acts just for the art – not the accolades.

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Keeping track of the number of records the movie ‘Black Panther’ is set to shatter at the box office is a task we’re sure its director Ryan Googler is more than happy to undertake.

Set to make him even happier?

Statistical proof that the project’s success is being driven by a demographic Hollywood once insisted was undependable at the box office.

Black people.

Facts and figures below…

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Welcome to the latest edition of Retro Rewind, the TGJ original feature carved out to honour some of the greatest minds and moments in entertainment history.

Spotlighted today? The brilliant creative that is Wade Robson and his hit TV series ‘The Wade Robson Project.’

Groomed by the latest Michael Jackson, Robson rocketed to fame as a choreographer to the stars and was to Britney Spears and ‘NSync what Paula Abdul was to Janet Jackson.

So, in honour of his work, MTV offered him the chance to front his very own dance competition which would see him search high and low for the best Hip-Hop dancers in the land.

Ready to make that journey to the past?

Meet us below….

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It’s the Cash Money story as you’ve never seen it before.

This week, as the empire faces legal woes, Cash Money releases a documentary named ‘Before Anything: The Cash Money Story’ via its boss Birdman.

Eighteen years giving back to my community, my neighborhood, people that helped me, watched me grow up, that raised me, knew my momma, knew my daddy, knew my family, saved us, tried to teach us, and show us.

In it, the mogul gives viewers insight into his journey before he became one of the largest names in music and powered the careers of Hip-Hop titans Nicki Minaj, Drake and Lil Wayne.

Will fans of the trio like what he has to say about them now it seems that there are cracks in the Money foundations?

Find out below…

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‘Married To Medicine’ has returned for its 5th firework filled season.

The popular Bravo series chronicles the lives of group of ladies – some of whom work in the medical field and others who are married to those who do.

Already gripping viewing, this season sees Dr. Jackie deal with a shocking blow to her marriage, while Quad is still trying to find balance in hers. Dr. Heavenly remains at the center of conflict and cracks are starting to show in Dr. Simone‘s union.

There’s also a new addition to the cast – Dr. Contessa Metcalfe, a sassy mom who’s mulling whether to leave medicine behind to focus on family.

Check out a preview of episode 13 of season 5 below…

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‘Black Panther’ looks set to pounce on the competition with one of the biggest US box office openings in history!

Full story below…

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Viola Davis is tired of being underpaid and wants the world to know it!

Full report below…

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Wendy Williams is not taking any risks with her health.

For, four months after fainting live on her talkshow, she’s scrapped an entire week of shows due to illness.

Full story below…

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Fears that Marvel’s African-American movie ‘Black Panther‘ would bomb in the United Kingdom have been obliterated today.

Why?

Astonishing news below…

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‘Black Panther’ arrived worldwide this week and the box office is bracing itself for blockbuster results.

Still, the Marvel movie’s cast aren’t resting on their laurels; they’re pounding the promotional pavement. And the latest stop for lead Chadwick Boseman was The Breakfast Club on Power 105.1.

In an intriguing sit-down, the 41-year-old star opened up about how he secured the role, maintaining secrecy, the film’s impact on the Black community, turning down roles, his plans post-Panther, and much more.

Check out his chat with Charlamagne and Angela Yee after the jump…

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