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Netflix Announces “The Family Reunion” now available July 10th

Family Reunion
Photo Credit – Jonell Whitt

The new show “The Family Reunion” created by Meg DeLoatch is now available as of today July 10th on Netflix. This type of Family Show could be described as being “just what the doctor ordered.” It’s definitely a prescription for laughter and exemplifies the union of family. Continue reading Netflix Announces “The Family Reunion” now available July 10th

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Andre Harrell, Teddy Riley, and DJ Eddie F Reflect on Heavy D

On May 24th 2019 the late Dwight Arrington Myers aka Heavy D would have been 50 years of age. Gone too soon due to a pulmonary embolism the Hip Hop World was shook. Gone was one of the finest Hip Hop Pioneers who repeatedly proved to be a ray of light by way of song, rap and melodies; a pillar in the Hip Hop Community and his monicker was to spread inspiration through his music and even in the advice and interest he took in his friends personal problems.

Amazon Prime Video released a documentary  “The Life of Heavy D – Be Inspired” a video documentary is now available for download on Amazon Prime Video. Originally recorded in 2012 featuring interviews by Will Smith, Queen Latifah, Mary J Blige, Chuck D, Doug E. Fresh, Kim Fields, DJ Eddie F, Kool Moe Dee, Brett Ratner, MC Lyte and others. In the documentary Queen Latifah talks about what Heavy D was the first to do for her when she was 18 years old. Will Smith mentions how Heavy D was the first to embrace DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince into the world of Hip Hop. Continue reading Andre Harrell, Teddy Riley, and DJ Eddie F Reflect on Heavy D

Ridley Scott To Direct Pilot Episode of “The Vatican” For Showtime

ridleyscottAccording to Coming SoonShowtime has hired Ridley Scott to direct the pilot episode of the network’s upcoming drama, The Vatican. The show is described as being “a provocative contemporary genre thriller about spirituality, power and politics – set against the modern-day political machinations within the Catholic church.”

Writer Paul Attanasio (House M.D.Quiz ShowDonnie Brasco) has already written the script for the hour-long show, which the network is hoping will turn into a series. This will be the first time Scott has worked on a TV series since the ‘60s, when he was mostly a set designer in the United Kingdom. We’ll have more information on The Vatican as it becomes available.