Category Archives: EURweb Original Content

  • EUR Exclusive: Mario Talks Racism in Music, Celebrity Feuds, and ‘Hair’

    Jul 23, 14 by Cory Alexander Haywood 1 Comment

    *With a sultry, soulful voice that rivals the likes of any R&B artist, past or present, male or female, Mario—the multitalented singer, songwriter, and actor—is back in the studio preparing his fifth solo project. Although a release date hasn’t been set, the album will feature some of the biggest and brightest producers music has to […]

  • Nas Sees Bill of Sale for 3rd Great Grandma on ‘Finding Your Roots’

    Jul 23, 14 by Cherie Saunders 1 Comment

    *Nas will be among the new crop of celebrities presented with their family history in the PBS series “Finding Your Roots” — and the first rapper to ever appear on the program, which begins its second season in September. “We introduced Nas to five generations – we’ve never been able to do this before for […]

  • Robby Robinson: A Hometown Hercules

    Jul 23, 14 by EurPublisher 2 Comments

    *In support of the July 25 release of “Hercules” starring Dwayne Johnson, EURweb is putting the spotlight on 2013 Muscle Beach Venice Hall of Fame inductee, Robby Robinson. Robinson, still amazingly fit at 68-years-old,  grew up in Tallahassee, Florida where he experienced many facets of adversity including both racial discrimination and in-school bullying. Naturally, he decided […]

  • Octavia Spencer: ‘Why I Wanted A Role’ in ‘Get on Up’ (Watch)

    Jul 23, 14 by FahniaThomas Leave a comment

    *”I wanted to be a part of James Brown’s legacy!” Proclaimed Oscar winner Octavia Spencer. “I wanted to be directed by my best friend (Tate Taylor) on a project, I knew he would slay and he did! And work with Chadwick Boseman. And of course Mick Jagger and Brian Grazer. I feel very blessed to be a […]

  • ‘Get On Up’ Director Tate Taylor: ‘James Brown Taught Michael Jackson’ (Watch)

    Jul 22, 14 by Fahnia Thomas Leave a comment

    *In his follow up to the four time Oscar nominated breakout “The Help,” Director Tate Taylor, helms another hit, Universal’s “Get On Up.” EUR: Why was it important for you to tell James Brown‘s story Tate Taylor: I am inspired by him. I am protective of him. When you poll people on the street and ask them who […]

  • The Black Hat: (Single vs. Married) Which Type of Mother Deserves More Credit?

    Jul 22, 14 by Cory Alexander Haywood 2 Comments

    *In the wee hours of the morning, there’s nothing more distinct than the sound of an infant crying. During these moments, married moms occasionally stay in bed while their husbands change diapers, sing lullabies and heat bottles of milk. Single mothers often don’t have this luxury. In most cases, they’re the sole providers for their offspring and […]