Category Archives: Audio

  • ‘American Idol’: Malaya Watson Cried Even More After the Show

    Apr 11, 14 by Cherie Saunders 5 Comments

    *It’s hard to watch any 16-year-old kid break down, even if America thought she was the worst singer this week in a crop of disappointing finalists this year on “American Idol.” Malaya Watson, the wild-haired tuba player from Southfield, Mich, sobbed her way through a goodbye performance of “I Am Changing” from “Dreamgirls” during Thursday’s […]

  • Transcendence: Johnny Depp’s Brain Becomes the Internet, Morgan Freeman Has a Question

    Apr 10, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment

    *Morgan Freeman may have played God twice on the big screen, but in his latest film “Transcendence,” it’s Johnny Depp who gets to feel like the Alpha and the Omega. He plays artificial intelligence researcher Dr. Will Caster, striving to create a super computer that “combines the collective intelligence of everything ever known with the […]

  • PBS Series ‘Call the Midwife’ Deals with Surprise Black Baby – Again (Watch)

    Apr 9, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment

    *PBS series “Call the Midwife” dipped back into familiar territory with this week’s episode. The BBC drama is about midwives working out of a nursing convent in London’s impoverished East End during the 1950s. Race relations in London during the time period weren’t any better than in the States, so you can imagine the reaction […]

  • Nicki Minaj Goes Hard on ‘Chi-Raq’; Calls Out Malcolm X’s Daughter (Listen)

    Apr 9, 14 by Deron Dalton 1 Comment

    *Nicki Minaj said she was done with bubblegum pop. And she’s a woman of her word. Her upcoming album, “The Pink Print” will feature harder rap and hip hop. Thus far, she’s back on her hardcore game with rap-heavy features “My Hitta” and “Danny Glover.” But she’s also addressing a controversy with Malcolm X‘s family from […]

  • Starz Reveals Premiere Date, Main Title Video for 50 Cent’s ‘Power’ (Watch)

    Apr 8, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

      *Starz  today announced that its new original series “Power,” from executive producer Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, writer Courtney Kemp Agboh and director Eif Rivera, will debut on Saturday, June 7th at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The cable channel also released 50’s new music video for “Big Rich Town,” a single created specifically for the show […]

  • Madam C.J. Walker Item Pops Up on Tonight’s ‘Antiques Roadshow’

    Apr 7, 14 by Cherie Saunders 1 Comment

    *No, it’s not her original straightening comb, but the very first hair styling and fashion book published for African American women, written by the entrepreneur who invented the straightening comb, shows up on Monday’s episode of PBS’ “Antiques Roadshow.” (8 p.m. EST) Loretta L. of Independence, Missouri, ironically a hair stylist herself, brought in a […]