That’s because Augie Johnson, leader of the 70s/80s Jazz/R&B group Side Effect, has spoken out to quell the foolishness by telling the world that he fathered Brandon with his mother Miki Howard (when she was in Side Effect as well).
TheYBF.com reported that Fantasia and the group had a rough time working together as she opened for them at the Atlanta Civic Center. Word is TGT didn’t leave Fantasia adequate enough time for a proper sound check. Continue reading
If the New York Post is to be believed, then this could be the case for Common.
The publication reports that the rapper/actor is being considered to star in a Broadway revival of “The Great White Hope.” The play, written by Howard Sackler, is known for it’s 1970-film adaptation, which was directed by Martin Ritt, and starred James Earl Jones. Continue reading
*If the old adage about heroes not living up to the hype in real life is true, then Ken Griffey, Jr. passed with flying colors Wednesday during an interview on ESPN’s SportsCenter.
The future Hall of Famer seemed to be totally disinterested as he laced his interview with one-word answers for veteran broadcaster Linda Cohn, who immediately cut short the segment once she noticed Griffey’s declining attention span.
Griffey’s SportsCenter interview comes as baseball card maker Upper Deck celebrates its 25th anniversary and teams are in the midst of spring training for MLB’s 2014 season. Continue reading
*The first 13-episode “Cosmos” run on PBS in 1980, with host Carl Sagan, became the most widely watched series in the history of public television – a record that stood 10 years, until Ken Burns broke it with his PBS series “The Civil War.”
“Cosmos” returns to television Sunday, this time on Fox, with world famous astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson at the helm. The show still explores wonders of the universe, but for a new Twitter generation hungry to learn. …At least that’s the sentiment Tyson’s gathered from his 1.7 million followers.
“As my Twitter following grew and I saw the appetite that the public had — I don’t tweet where I’m going or what I have for breakfast. I tweet the universe. That’s what I do,” Tyson told TV critics in January. “And that has attracted an interest that I didn’t know was there. I didn’t expect it to be there. Every morning I wake up and I would look at the numbers, and I would say this is a hungry grass roots public out there that is ready and hungry and desires more.”