DC Young Fly to Hosts MTV’s Revived ‘TRL’

DC Young Fly to Hosts MTV’s Revived ‘TRL’

MTV is bringing back one of the network’s former flagship programs. TRL (Total Request Live) returns to the cable channel on October 2 with five rotating hosts. Among the new faces to take the helm of the revived TRL is Atlanta-raised comedian DC Young Fly. The 25-year-old internet personality is a regular on MTV’s Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ‘n Out and a co-host for The 85 South Show podcast. He also appeared in the 2016 film Almost … Continue reading

Drake to Star in British Drama “Top Boy”

Drake to Star in British Drama "Top Boy"

Drake’s relationship with the British underground scene has been a very fruitful one for not only himself but for many of the U.K. grime artists he’s worked with such as Skepta, among many others. Now, he’s pushing further with the news that he’s recently bought the rights to the London-based drama, “Top Boy.” The Toronto rapper not only intends to own the show but to also play a starring role. Being a longtime fan of … Continue reading

Gabrielle Union Sues BET

Gabrielle Union Sues BET

Lights, camera, faction. Actress Gabrielle Union fired off a lawsuit against BET, claiming the network tried to short-change her by stuffing more episodes into a single season of her show “Being Mary Jane” than she agreed upon, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The 42-year-old star contends producers for the hit series vowed that seasons would never run more than 13 episodes, but they’re now trying to jam 20 shows into Season 4. Union is slated … Continue reading

EmpireFOX Gives Voice to Opera Singer Lauren Michelle

EmpireFOX Gives Voice to Opera Singer Lauren Michelle

Tonight on “Empire” the country will be introduced to Lauren Michelle. And while Los Angeles native Michelle is unknown to most Americans, she is already a celebrity on the world stage. Last year in the BBC Cardiff World Singer competition (think ‘American Idol’ with 350 contestants from around the world) she rose to the top and placed third. She’s currently revered as one of the world’s most well known sopranos. To put things into perspective, … Continue reading

FX ‘Atlanta’ Sets UK Premiere Date

“ATLANTA”: DONALD GLOVER’S BEST EFFORT YET

Donald Glover’s FX comedy series Atlanta will receive its UK premiere on FOX UK on Saturday November 5th at 10pm, it has been announced. Atlanta tells the story of two cousins work through the Atlanta music scene in order to better their lives and the lives of their families. Earn Marks is a young manager trying to get his cousin’s career off the ground. Alfred Marks is a new hot rapper trying to understand the … Continue reading

ACTRESS-TURNED AUTHOR TARAJI P. HENSON

ACTRESS-TURNED AUTHOR TARAJI P. HENSON

Golden Globe winner Taraji P. Henson is best known for playing the sassy and brassy Cookie Lyon on Fox’s Empire, but she’s channeled a less-well-known part of her life — her slow climb to the top — in a deeply personal memoir. Around the Way Girl: A Memoir is a candid and brutally honest account of her life, she explained on Good Morning America‘s Robin Roberts on Tuesday, because, “we need each other as humans. … Continue reading

Mike Colter Responds to Comments about Marriage

Mike Colter Responds to Comments about Marriage

Mike Colter, the star of Marvel’s “Luke Cage,” isn’t going to let the haters get in the way of enjoying his life, including his interracial marriage. Colter and his wife, Iva, have been happily married for 16 years, and he had words for people who criticized him for marrying a white woman: “I love my [African-American] sisters. People always go, ‘Man that’s his type.’ If somebody caught a sista walking around with a 6’7″ brother, … Continue reading

Marvel Release “Luke Cage” Soundtrack

Marvel's New Superhero Wears Hoodie for Trayvon

Netflix series “Luke Cage,” Marvel’s finest work yet, is getting an original soundtrack released on vinyl, according to the latest reports. After receiving a score and a new track from two legends (Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad), it’s only right that “Luke Cage” fans would be getting a full LP of original music. No word yet if the Method Man-assisted track “Bulletproof Love” or “Feel Alive” will be featured on the album, but given … Continue reading

“ATLANTA” DONALD GLOVER’S BEST EFFORT YET

“ATLANTA”: DONALD GLOVER’S BEST EFFORT YET

Donald Glover is not your average human being. He is a multi-talented wunderkind and possibly the most creative person to come about in the last decade. His career path is one that I have personally been following since he was a writer and occasional guest star on “30 Rock.” As a big fan of his work, I always felt that the way that he was portrayed on television was what other people thought of him: … Continue reading

[EmpireFOX] Mariah Carey & Jussie Smollett – Infamous

[EmpireFOX] Mariah Carey & Jussie Smollett – Infamous

Mariah Carey and Jussie Smollett come together for a new track from the Empire soundtrack. Related articles across the web Jussie Smollett: ‘Mariah Is A Professional Diva!’ Mariah Carey on Empire: “No Drama” With Cookie, Says Taraji P. Henson Get The First Look At Mariah Carey’s Guest Roll on Fox’s ‘Empire’ Superstar Producer, Timbaland Leaves Hit TV Series EMPIRE . | Daily Mail Mariah Carey On ‘Empire’: First Look At Megastar Kitty In Season 3 … Continue reading