With critically acclaimed acting performances in television and film roles (the latter leading to Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations), Grammy-winning diva Mary J. Blige has proven time and time again her talents aren’t limited to music.

Now, reports have it the Queen of Hip Hop Soul will be using those acting chops to salute her longtime idol, Aretha Franklin, in the late icon’s forthcoming MGM-produced biopic.  Toplined by Academy Award winner Jennifer Hudson, the entertainment studio’s sent anticipation for the film into overdrive by announcing its full cast which includes the likes of Blige, comedian Marlon Wayans, veteran actor Forest Whitaker, and many more familiar names.

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‘Basketball Wives‘ royal Evelyn Lozada made headlines earlier this month when she claimed that her feud with co-star OG Chijindu was to blame for the erosion of an endorsement deal she was close to signing.

The deal fell through after the brand learned that Lozada posted an image of a monkey following a Instagram message directed at Ms. Chijindu who is an African woman.

Since then, her message (and the allegedly racist and featurist language she used to berate Chijindu and co-star Cece Gutierrez on camera) has seen thousands take to Twitter to declare that they will pull their support for any company which aligns itself with her.

The latest company who will soon be forced to choose between its profits and relationship with the TV star?

Khloe Kardashian’s.


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John Boyega is readying a new Netflix project named ‘They Cloned Tyrone.’

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To celebrate the release of Lil Kim‘s new album ‘9‘ TGJ is dedicating today’s Retro Rewind to the Hip-Hop legend’s time in Hollywood.

Though best known for her work in Rap, the first decade of Kim’s career saw her dip her toe in TV and Film with the support of writers and directors keen to use her star power to sell their projects and showcase her range as a multi-faceted entertainer.

Now join us as we celebrate the icon’s roles in this week’s edition of Retro Rewind…below.

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LisaRaye McCoy is renown for saying it how she feels it and she lives up to said billing on a new episode TV One’s ‘UNCENSORED.’

Beyond her roles in hit films such as ‘The Players Club,’ the actress made waves on sitcom ‘All Of Us.’

However, in the years since the show’s abrupt 2007 end, McCoy has been increasingly open about her issues with co-star Duane Martin. And while many saw the drama as being rooted in the professional, it’s become clear that it’s personal. All sorts of personal.

For, McCoy claims her two-year marriage to Turks and Caicos premier Michael Misick was ruined by… Martin.

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ABC hit ‘How To Get Away With Murder’ is back for a sixth and final season. And fireworks are promised!

The legal drama, which stars Emmy-winner Viola Davis, follows a group of ambitious law students and their brilliant criminal defence professor.

For six years, viewers have been engrossed with the seemingly endless array of twists and titillating turns. And for its penultimate run, it looks as though they’ll be tied up in equally exciting fashion.

See what we mean below, where a sneak peek preview of  ‘How To Get Away With Murder’ season 6/episode 5 titled ‘We’re All Gonna Die’ awaits…

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Amy Heckerling‘s ‘Clueless’ is to be reborn as an intense drama and Dionne, portrayed by the Afro-Mexican actress Stacey Dash, stands at the centre of it.

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Today served as a special one for media maven Wendy Williams, who received a coveted star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame!

Cheered on by friends and family (including her son Kevin Jr), the Queen of Daytime TV was officially immortalized on the strip and was saluted with speeches from the likes of Elvis Duran. 

She also took to the podium at the El Capitan Theater to reflect on her incredible media career – which was gifted a new chapter recently when it was announced that her hit series ‘The Wendy Williams Show’ had been renew through to 2022.

The honor also comes as she closes the chapter of a challenging year in her personal life.

Check out key moments from Wendy’s big day below…

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The latest chapter of Nick Cannon‘s infallible hustle has arrived in the form of new movie ‘She Balls.’

Anchored by the comic alongside Melody Rae Kandil, the film is the first fruit of the partnership between Cannon’s NCREDIBLE productions and Cash Money Films.

Rooted in discourse about race, gentrification, criminal justice and female empowerment, the movie tells a story of triumph against all odds as a young female athlete faces trials, tribulations, and victory on and off the basketball court.

Joining Cannon and C. Breezy in the flick are other notable names such as Cedric The Entertainer, Fasion Love, Evan Ross, DC Young Fly, and Birdman.

Ahead of its February 2020 theatrical release, check out the newly unleashed trailer below…

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Draya Michele believes black audiences have been brainwashed by the world of Reality TV and has apologised for the part she played in it during her time on ‘Basketball Wives LA.’

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Shonda Rhimes has her eye on the amazing world of radio.

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November 22nd brings with it the hotly anticipated arrival of ‘Blue Story’ – Rapman‘s cinematic debut.

The Paramount Pictures UK and BBC Films production is the online sensation’s premiere outing on the big screen, following the viral success of ‘Shiro’s Story.’ 

Anchored a stellar cast that includes Stephen Odubola, Micheal Ward (‘Top Boy’), and Kadeem Ramsey (‘Sex Education’), the film tells the tragic tale of a friendship between Timmy and Marco, two young boys from opposing areas.

Rather than celebrate the gang life the flick spotlights, ‘Blue’s director asserts that his aim is to drive home the consequences attached to following such a path.

Ahead of the film’s theatrical debut, check out an exclusive featurette – which includes insights from Rapman and the cast…

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