Archive for April, 2011

2011 DOVE AWARDS (PHOTOS) »

T he 42nd Annual GMA Dove Awards were handed out last night at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta. The night celebrated the best in Gospel and Christian music. TV host and comedienne, Sherri Shepherd was the host of the event. The show was marked by several dynamic performances – but none as incredible [...]

TERRENCE J. 28TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION »

T errence Jenkins, better known to the world as Terrence J., celebrated his 28th birthday last night at Covet in mid-town New York City. Rocsi, Pooch Hall, Hosea Chanchez, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Tracee Ellis Ross, LaLa Vasquez, and many others where on hand to celebrate with the birthday boy. Terrence J. is most famous [...]

“MADEA’S BIG HAPPY FAMILY” PREMIERE »

T yler Perry and some of his celebrity friends showed up at the premiere of “Madea’s Big Happy Family,” at ArcLight Cinemas Cinerama Dome in Los Angeles on Tuesday night. Tyler Perry’s new film is the fourth featuring Madea — the sassy, plus-size grandmother played by the actor & filmmaker.
The film which opens [...]

CELEBRITY EVENTS AND SIGHTINGS »

Beyonce Knowles and Jay-Z were snapped having lunch at L’Avenue Restaurant in Paris, France yesterday. The super-couple were joined by their nephew Juelz and Juelz father, Daniel.

JILL SCOTT “LIGHT OF THE SUN” SHOWCASE »

J ill Scott hit the stage last night at the Jill Scott: “Light of the Sun” showcase at the Playhouse in Hollywood, California. The showcase was was in support of Jill’s upcoming album, “Light of the Sun” due in stores June 28th. She performed a few tracks off her upcoming album and sent the [...]

DIAHANN CARROLL AND KERRY WASHINGTON FEATURED IN O MAGAZINE »

D iahann Carroll and Kerry Washington who costar in the upcoming comedy “We the Peeples” came together for a feature story in the current issue O Magazine called “Timeless Beauty.” The two chatted about clothes, shoes and finding balance. The movie “We The Peeples” is directed by first time director, Tina Gordon Chism and [...]

MEET THE KOHLER NUMI BIDET LUXURY TOILET »

B ehold, the Numi Bidet Toilet! The Numi does just about everything for you, aside from the stuff that, well, only you can do. Numi comes complete with a self-opening and closing lid so you never have to touch the toilet seat; a self-cleaning feature with adjustable controls for temperature and water pressure; heating [...]

ARETHA FRANKLIN TO APPEAR ON JIMMY FALLON »

A retha Franklin will make her return to performing on television April 29 when she is booked to perform and do an interview on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.” Aretha had surgery in November and had to canceled tour dates, but she has two concerts scheduled in May and one in June.

BEYONCE – GIRLS (WHO RUN THE WORLD) »

V ideo director Francis Lawrence, the man behind Lady Gaga’s “Bad Romance” video, has confirmed that he’ll be behind the camera for Beyoncé’s new video, “Girls (Who Run the World),” from Beyoncé’s upcoming album.
He added, “the video will be big, it’ll probably be one of the bigger Beyoncé music videos ever done, and I [...]

CELEBRITY EVENTS AND SIGHTINGS »

The summer concert season kicked off over the weekend with the three-day Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club near Palm Springs, CA. The concert featured Kanye West, Lauryn Hill, Cee-Lo Green, and 147 more acts. The festival attracted 75,000 fans each day.

BORIS KODJOE COVERS MONARCH MAGAZINE »

A ctor, Boris Kodjoe covers the spring issue of Monarch Magazine. Boris sat down with Monarch Magazine this month to talk about his six-year marriage to actress, Nicole Ari Parker, his family, and his newest business venture – ALFA Clothing.

MARIAH CAREY CONFIRMED FOR X-FACTOR »

A lthough Simon Cowell has yet to select a third judge to join L.A. Reid and himself on “The X Factor,” he did reveal that Mariah Carey will have a role on the show. Rumors have circulated for months about who will Simon on the singing competition show, but since the announcement of producer [...]

PRINCE 21 NITE STAND IN LOS ANGELES LAUNCH »

F ew artists can play with a crowd’s emotions and keep them begging for more the way Prince did during the kick-off of his 21-night stand at the Forum in Inglewood, CA on Thursday night (Apr14). Introduced by comedian George Lopez, the ubiquitous “Purple One” emerged from the middle of the symbol-shaped stage [...]

NEW MUSIC: DAWKINS AND DAWKINS – GET DOWN »

JUMPING THE BROOM COVERS EBONY »

T he all star cast of Jumping the Broom covers Ebony Magazine May 2011 issue – Angela Bassett, Loretta Devine, Paula Patton and Laz Alonso – In case you missed the story, Ebony has completely undergone a makeover of its own, that is nothing short of incredible. The May issue of Ebony is on [...]

DIDDY’S DAUGHTER WISHES HIM GOOD LUCK »

D iddy’s daughter, Chance Combs, with socialite Sarah Chapman, recently made a video for her father and the members of Dirty Money, wishing them “good luck” on their current tour.
In the video Chance sings the Dirty Money hit Coming Home. She looks too cute in her costume and singing the song! Nothing like a [...]

THE GAME PICK UP FOR A 5TH SEASON »

B ET Upfront 2011 presentation for advertisers were held yesterday at the Hilton Palmer House in Chicago, IL and there is awesome news to report. Drum roll please….THE GAME has been pick up for a 5th season and that’s not all – they have been upgraded from 13 episodes to 22 episodes for the [...]

PRINCE APPEARS ON LOPEZ TONIGHT »

S oul-rock icon Prince, shimmering in a gold sequined outfit made a rare TV appearance on Lopez Tonight to kick off his 21-day residency in Los Angeles. Prince and his New Power Generation, along with longtime drummer Sheila E, performed “Laydown” from last year’s 20Ten album, introducing the audience to “that purple bounce.” He [...]

BEYONCE – GIRLS (WHO RULE THE WORLD) »

A snippet of Beyonce’s new single “Girls (Who Rule The World)” has hit the streets. When this chic drops an album, its not just an album release its a full event. Beyonce has us all bubbling over with excitement like some elementary school age girls for this new project. The full single is supposed [...]

JENNIFER HUDSON AND SON PERFORM A DUET »

J ennifer Hudson surprised the crowd at a show in Barbados this week by bringing her young son on stage to sing with her. The singer/actress is mother to 18-month-old David Otunga, Jr. and she introduced the youngster to life in the limelight during the Caribbean concert at Barbados’ Holder House venue on [...]