Category Archives: Audio

  • Jamie Foxx, Cameron Diaz Question the ‘Urban’ Tag on ‘Annie’

    Dec 19, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment

    *The term “urban,” when used to describe Columbia’s new update of “Annie” with black actors, is something that co-stars Cameron Diaz and Jamie Foxx believe is outdated. Diaz, who plays orphanage matron Miss Hannigan, says this version of the film will become the definitive “Annie” for a new generation of fans who have never seen […]

  • ‘Annie’s’ Quvenzhane Wallis on the Challenge of Shooting with Jamie Foxx

    Dec 18, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment

    *The things kids have to put up with while shooting with Jamie Foxx. Quvenzhane Wallis, 11, came to her starring role in “Annie” with an Oscar nomination for “Beasts of the Southern Wild” and an appearance in the Oscar winning film “12 Years a Slave.” But those accomplishments don’t even come into play when put next to the […]

  • Hungarian Singer Sues Beyonce and Jay Z For Sampling Her in ‘Drunk in Love’ (Listen)

    Dec 17, 14 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment

    *Power couple Beyonce and Jay Z, and producer Timbaland allegedly ripped off a Hungarian singer Monika Miczura‘s song and sampled it in “Drunk in Love” without her permission, according to TMZ. The song in question is Miczura’s 1995 Roma folk song, “Bajba, Bajba Pelem,” which she claimed was used for the first 13 seconds of “Drunk in Love.”

  • David Oyelowo on Parallels Between Selma and Ferguson

    Dec 17, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment

    *The Christmas Day release of “Selma” caps off a year in which protests over the shooting deaths of unarmed black males by white police officers harkened back to the civil rights protests of the 60s. “Selma” follows the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights marches led by Martin Luther King, Jr., including the violent state […]

  • Michael K. Williams, Mark Wahlberg Together Again on ‘The Gambler’

    Dec 16, 14 by Cherie Saunders 1 Comment

    *In “The Gambler,” Mark Wahlberg plays a literature professor whose rampant high-stakes gambling problem eventually has him beholden to gangsters…one of them, played by the brilliant Michael K. Williams. The role is just the latest in an impressive lineup of bad men the Brooklyn actor has played, including “The Wire’s” stickup man Omar Little and “Boardwalk Empire’s” […]

  • ‘Selma’s’ Common on His ‘Malcolm Xist’ Days: ‘I Thought MLK May Be Soft’

    Dec 15, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment

    *”Selma” star Common says Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was the first African American man that he identified as being a hero to both blacks and whites. He “looked up to” the civil rights icon as a youngster, but his attitudes were altered somewhat when he got older and began learning about Malcolm X. “It became […]