5 REASONS TO ATTEND THE SCM AWARDS

Last year I attended the SCM awards for the first time. I’d heard about it and even seen different things via my social media outlets but had never experienced the SCMs for myself. I had a million different things I was scheduled  to do on the date the awards were set last year, and although I wanted to be there,  I mentally excused myself because of my other obligations. I thought about it though and … Continue reading

‘Underground’ Blazes WGN Ratings In Debut

‘Underground’ Renewed for Season 2

Underground set a record as WGN’s highest performing original series ever in its launch last night. The 10 PM airing drew 1.4M total viewers to rank No. 5 among all scripted series premieres on cable this broadcast TV season. The premiere’s  585K  adults 25-54 ranks No. 7 in the TV season that started last September. Across its four Wednesday night plays, the launch cumed 2.5M viewers, to stand as the best total-viewer opening ever for … Continue reading

Details on Organized Noize’s Documentary

Organized Noize was responsible for some of southern hip hop’s greatest music early on. They produced numerous hits for OutKast and as a part of the larger Dungeon Family collective, they still influence a lot of Southern rap to this day. The Art of Organized Noize is a forthcoming documentary all about the group consisting of Rico Wade, Ray Murray and Sleepy Brown and is slated for release on Netflix on March 22. Along with … Continue reading

Tracee Ellis Ross to Be Honored by “Essence”

Black-ish star Tracee Ellis Ross, multiple Emmy Award-winning actress/choreographer Debbie Allen and entertainment attorney Nina Shaw will be honored by Essence magazine during its 9th Annual Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon. The star-studded event, which underscores the spirit of diversity in Hollywood during Oscar week, will feature appearances by Oprah Winfrey,Scandal creator Shonda Rhimes, Nick Cannon, writer/director Ryan Coogler, and actress/singer Zendaya. R&B artist Leon Bridges is scheduled to perform, and the winner of the … Continue reading

Tyler Perry is holding an open Casting Call

Have you ever wanted to be in a Tyler Perry play, movie or in one of his TV Shows? ETInside.com has your opportunity! ETInside.com is quickly becoming one of the fastest growing websites to inspire anyone looking to get into entertainment. Rhayvn Drummer, Tyler Perry’s official casting director, will be holding general auditions this week for new actors to work on upcoming productions filming in Atlanta, Georgia. According to the casting call, Drummer will be … Continue reading

Big Daddy Kane Returns to Acting

Since 1993 Big Daddy Kane has shown us another side of him with his impressive acting chops. The Bedford-Stuyvesant legend has appeared in a handful of films since then, including 2011’s Dave Chappelle’s Block Party, where he played himself. Today we’ve received word the hip-hop heavyweight will appear on the big screen once again, this time alongside a number of award-winning actors and actresses. Originally named Daughter of God, Exposed tells the story of a detective … Continue reading

Maxim Cover Marks Another 1st For Idris Elba

Maxim Cover Marks Another 1st For Idris Elba

Maxim is known to drench itself with hotness. The September issue won’t be any different, being covered with British actor Idris Elba.

Tyler Perry to Create Thousands of Jobs

Tyler Perry to Create Thousands of Jobs

Filmmaker Tyler Perry is planning on building more than a movie studio at Fort McPherson. According to reports, Tyler Perry is strongly considering adding an amphitheater and a museum.