*Wells Fargo has announced the launch of a new storytelling campaign featuring a number of celebrities including hip hop artist Talib Kweli.
Kweli will be one of the curators for the four-part short film series, “Untold Stories: Our Inspired History.”
The rapper will be joined in the campaign by actor Lance Gross, actress Lauren London, and American Idol winner Jordin Sparks. During the video shorts, these celebrities will be sharing key points of black history with artifacts from the galleries of Bernard and Shirley Kinsey, the celebrated Kinsey Collection.
*With 2013 marking the 25th anniversary of “School Daze,” many are wondering if there is a chance Spike Lee might release a sequel to the classic film.
In the past there has been talk, but there has been no confirmation of a follow up until now. Spike Lee spoke with Black&Sexy TV and revealed that a script has been completed.
*Rick Ross and his Maybach Music team have been sued for missing a show in London last year.
Ross, Wale, Stalley, Meek Mill and Omarion were all scheduled to hit the stage at the Wembly Arena but flaked out after the promoter spent over $100,000 in appearance fees.
*Actress Tika Sumpter, star of Tyler Perry’s “The Haves and the Have Nots,” does not feel the need to defend Tyler Perry as she thinks he is both inspiring and “enllghtened.”
She finds her current role on the “Have Nots” to be a breakthrough for black actresses in Hollywood.
“When you’re knocking on the door and you’re pressing it forward, I feel like every little bit helps.”
*Although soul singer Jill Scott loves her son, she made it clear she is not interested in having any more children before marriage.
“I thought about it a lot,” she told “The Breakfast Club” hosts at Power 105.1. “I would want to be married. I don’t ever want to do single motherhood again.”
*In 2010, TMZ Reported that DJ/Producer Marc Mysterio sued Brandy Norwood for flaking on her deal with him to feature on his single, ‘Shout It Out’, after taking his $10,000.
The suit was later settled with Mysterio reporting to Radar Online at the time, “We’re Cool now.”
Surprisingly enough Brandy’s ex-boyfriend Flo Rida, who she was with during the lawsuit, is now the feature on Marc Mysterio’s single titled “Booty On the Floor.” The song is to benefit the families and victims of the tragic attack at the Boston Marathon, via One Fund Boston.