Category Archives: Entertainment

  • The Game, Diddy and Swizz Beatz Create Song for Mike Brown (Listen)

    Aug 29, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *In keeping  with hip-hop’s tradition of standing united in difficult times, many of the culture’s MC’s united for a song in honor of deceased teen Michael Brown. Essence.com reports that the anthem, titled “Don’t Shoot” is the brainchild of rapper The Game, who personally felt the impact of Brown’s death in relation to his own […]

  • Women’s Theatre Festival of Memphis 2014 (Photos)

    Aug 29, 14 by LaRita "Jazzy Rita" Shelby 1 Comment


    *The Women’s Theatre Festival of Memphis (WTFM) wrapped its 2nd biennial event earlier this month when the city hosted over 30 plays, workshops and performances from around the globe. Event highlights included: The Gyneka Awards Gala in which 6 women and Two-Time Tony Award winner Pat Halloran were honored for their contributions to the world […]

  • ‘Begin Again’ Back in Theaters This Weekend

    Aug 29, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *”Begin Again” begins in theaters again this weekend. The Weinstein Company returns the film to theaters Friday (Aug. 29) in a bid to reacquaint it with critics and Academy voters ahead of this year’s award season. “Audiences this summer fell in love with the amazing cast and soundtrack of ‘Begin Again,’ and we’re thrilled that […]

  • Harry Belafonte To Receive Humanitarian Award from Academy

    Aug 29, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Harry Belafonte is among those who will be honored by the motion picture academy’s board of governors. The academy said Thursday that Belafonte will receive the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the academy’s sixth annual Governors Awards on Nov. 8 in Los Angeles. Actor-singer Belafonte, 87, is being recognized for his dedication to shedding light […]

  • Venus Williams Bounced from US Open in 3rd Round

    Aug 29, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Venus Williams’ comeback fell short at the US Open on Friday afternoon. Two points from defeat, Sara Errani rallied to force a third-set tiebreaker and outlasted Williams 6-0, 0-6, 7-6 (5). Williams twice came back from down a break in the third but was done in by too many unforced errors. She had 52 in […]

  • Solange Camp Explains Absence During Beyonce’s VMA Vanguard Award

    Aug 29, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *The Internet had questions, and now Solange’s camp has an explanation for her absence during Beyonce’s performance and acceptance of the prestigious Video Vanguard Award a the VMAs. Rumor had it that the Knowles siblings fought shortly after the red carpet, prompting Solange to bounce. But in fact, “Solange hung out backstage with her sister in […]