John Boyega has long spoken about his foundation being his Nigerian family upbringing.

Now a top tier talent and staple in the ‘Star Wars’ franchise, the 27-year-old is keen to express his gratitude.

And has done so in a touching manner.

For, he surprised his parents with a brand new home.

Watch the awesome moment below…


It looks like another chapter of ‘Bad Boys’ is on the way!

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Welcome to Retro Rewind, the TGJ original feature carved out to celebrate TV and Film’s progressive past.

Today, we honour one of the pioneers of the Afrofuturism creative movement….Sun Ra.

Born in Birmingham, Alabama in 1914, the multi-talented visionary moved to Chicago as part of the Second Great Migration and rose to fame on the wings of a genre he created name cosmic jazz.

Waiting below? His 1974 movie ‘Space is the Place.’

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The ‘Bad Boys’ are back and reigning at the box office.

Today brings with it the worldwide release of ‘Bad Boys For Life’ – the third instalment of Will Smith and Martin Lawrence‘s action franchise.

And it’s clear audiences have found the reunion worth the wait. Because they are flocking in their thousands to see the movie.

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Powerful, pensive, and thought-provoking, ‘Just Mercy’ tells the tale of attorney Bryan Stevenson and his groundbreaking battle for justice.

Anchored by Michael B. Jordan in the lead role, the true life film follows Stevenson’s journey to Alabama to help the falsely accused pursue their freedom.

Said trajectory sees him cross paths with Walter McMillian and together they aim to make right a potent wrong.

Recently released in the US to stellar reviews, the film hits theaters in the UK today.

That Grape Juice‘s Lettija Lee caught up with Stevenson to discuss the movie. Watch above, where Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx also weigh-in  on its importance.

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Viewers of the ‘Real Housewives Of Atlanta’ note that there’s no love lost between Nene Leakes and Kenya Moore. 

Indeed, before the current season even commenced, the former Miss USA hit the promo rounds and revealed that Leakes had attempted to spit on her.

Today saw the first look at said showdown, during the freshly unleashed mid-season trailer.

And while some may have anticipated Leakes would deny the claims. She is driving in an altogether different direction.

See what we mean below…


If folk think the season 12 of ‘The Real Housewives Of Atlanta’ is delivering the drama, then buckle up for a whole lot more.

A titillating new mid-season trailer has been released and points to an array of twists and turn-ups that promise to bring the action to boiling point.

Per the sneak peek below, the drama between Nene and Kenya boils to hissing (and spitting?) degrees, while Porsha and Dennis attempt to rebuild after his cheating, and Kandi and Todd clash. Elsewhere, Cynthia and Nene get real about their issues. All this and a whole lot more.

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As astute actresses go, few can rival the level of reverence enjoyed by Viola Davis.

The Oscar winner has enchanted audiences for decades with a growing list of powerful performances, the latest of which comes in Amazon Studio‘s new movie ‘Troop Zero.’

Davis stars as teacher Miss Rayleen, who assists ambitious youngster Christmas Flint (played by McKenna Grace) in her quest for recognition on NASA’s Golden Record.

Co-starring Mike Epps and Allison Janney, it’s a potent story of perseverance and friendship.

That Grape Juice‘s Patrick Buchanan sat down with the Davis for an EXCLUSIVE interview; during which she spoke on the film, her 2020 affirmations, stanning Billie Eilish, and much more.

Watch above and be sure to check out ‘Troop Zero’ on Amazon Prime from January 17th.


Twelve years into his run, ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta‘ still stands tall as one of the highest-rated shows on television.

This week, as it continues to break ground in markets outside of the US, one of its stars (Kandi Burruss) took to the ‘BUILD Series‘ to give fans insight into how its latest season was produced, how she feels it will fare moving forward and why she believes that some of her co-stars are hiding portions of their reality from the Reality TV show.

Fans of Burruss will know that she joined the series in its second season after enjoying a game-changing run as the songwriter/producer behind hits launched by TLC, NSync, Destiny’s Child and Pink following her time in the R&B girl group XScape.

Her work on the series, coupled with her success as a songwriter, makes her one of the highest-paid women in entertainment.

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Before this year’s Oscar nominations were announced Lupita Nyong’o and Jennifer Lopez sat down with a group of other actresses to discuss their recent movies, diversity in Hollywood and how they manage to navigate through the business as they juggle work, love and family life.

Watch below….


All roads lead to April 12 for fans of HBO’s hilarious hit series, ‘Insecure.’

The Issa Rae-led comedy, which has been off the air for over a year, is finally returning for its long-awaited season 4.  As we reported here, the new season will boast a whopping 10 episodes (the most for any of its seasons to date).

Curious to know what Lawrence, Molly, and the gang have been up to since leaving our screens in Fall 2018?  Your answer awaits inside via the first official season 4 trailer:


Fans of ‘Family Reunion’ will soon be reunited with The McKellan clan as recently revealed via the trailer for part 2 of its inaugural season.

Already renewed for a sophomore season, faithful viewers ready for the second half of season 1 will finally get to see the next installment once it becomes available for streaming on January 20.

Ahead of its return, look inside to see the Tia Mowry-Hardrict and Loretta Devine-led teaser: