Seems Nicki Minaj is just on the chopping block with everyone this week. Everyone as in 3 people – Joe Budden, Trina the Rockstar and now Rick Ross? It’s been one heck of a week for Nicki Minaj and her barbs. Continue reading Nicki Minaj Black Girl Tragic Week
Beyond the Pole is a weekly reality series about 5 exotic dancers struggling to see life ‘Beyond the Pole.’ Serial entreprenuer, millionaire network marketer and former exotic dancer Stormy Wellington is brought in to help these ladies see their dreams of leaving the pole is not their future reality. However, several of the girls feel it’s not up to Coach Stormy to save them. They insist they know their exact game plan to leave the life of dancing on the pole and being an exotic dancer. Stormy Wellington begs to differ. Continue reading Beyond the Pole Airs on WeTV Thursdays at 10pm/9C
Former President Barack Obama remembers Toni Morrison as a national tre the first African American writer to win the Nobel Prize for Literature — has died in New York City. She was admired by many for her worldwide literary acheivements for fiction writing. Continue reading Pulitzer Prize winning author Toni Morrison dies at 88
Shocking news hit the headlines thirteen days ago that John Singleton had suffered a stroke. I for one was immediately disturbed and distraught until I first heard it was a mild stroke. ( My mother recently suffered a mild stroke as well so I immediately had confidence that he would have a slow but successful recovery. To my dismay days later I first heard John Singleton was now in a coma and his family was having a discrepancy about his estate. Continue reading Beloved Director John Singleton has passed away at 51
Black Panther, Netflix, HBO and ABC are leading the pack in nominations!
The iconic NAACP Image Awards is celebrating 50 years!!! It’s not surprising that Black Panther leads in terms of projects with 17 nominations in multiple categories. Wow, Netflix is leading in terms of Networks holding 22 nominations (4 film nom which goes to prove the Digital era is not to be ignored). HBO (20 nominations), ABC (18 nominations) holding 3rd place.
Lots of well deserved nominations. This year the Producers Channel TV hit the red carpet for several of these private screenings and had the privledge to interview so many nominated directors, writers and actors. Chadwick Boseman and director Ryan Coogler, LeBron James, Regina King and Beyoncé are each nominated for entertainer of the year. The Black Panther soundtrack single “All the Stars” is up for best music video, along with other nominations. If Beale Street Could Talk and Black-ish with nine nominations each, Insecure and Seven Seconds with eight each, BlacKkKlansman with seven nods, each.
Black Panther, Beale Street, BlacKkKlansman, The Hate U Give are all nominated for outstanding motion picture along with Crazy Rich Asians, according to The Hollywood Reporter
See below for the complete list of nominees after the break Continue reading NAACP Image Awards 2019 are in- Wakanda Forever – Black Panther Leads