*If it’s Friday, it must be skit-day on MSNBC‘s “The Cycle.”
Ok, so what to do? What to do? Well, it looks like they decided to recycle a skit from a decade-old “Dave Chappelle Show.”
Yep, we’re talking about the classic “racial draft” that Chappelle and company came up with back in the day. On Friday, it came back to life with Toure’ as the host along with MSNBC personalities Krystal Ball and Joy Reid who drafted various celebrities into their respective races.
*She’s known for her unique fashion, visual and musical styles.
Kelis‘ signature and evolving styles were apparent on everything she did from debut female empowered hit, “Caught Out There“ and to talking about how good is her “Milkshake.”
And she’s back with a new conceptual album, “Food.”
And she dished to the Guardian about the album, cooking and the juiciness of not only food, but her relationship with ex-husband Nas.
*OK, here’s a little Saturday afternoon/evening sumthin’ sumthin’ for ya.
It’s actor/singer Darius McCrary performing Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder music along with Corney Mims & TheKnowItAllz.
It was for a special tribute to legendary songwriters Holland, Dozier, Holland at Motown Monday in Beverly Hills, CA at H.O.M.E (House of Music and Entertainment) last Monday, March 3rd. Continue reading
*She may have an Oscar and plenty of love and support, but Lupita Nyong’o is not immune to the occasional hater or two.
The entertainer, who won the best supporting actress award for her work on “12 Years a Slave,” has been at the center of scrutiny and debate since the Oscar aired on Sunday. As a result, Nyong’o jokingly decided to create her own race. Continue reading
*Mo’Nique’s 82-pound weight loss owes more to the Oscar winner’s husband and children rather than her own energy to hit the gym.
The entertainer, who worked over the past year to shed more than 80 pounds, revealed her motivation to taking the weight off while chatting at the 22nd Annual Pan-African Film and Arts Festival.
“It truly let’s you know what you’re made of,” said Mo’Nique, who labeled her journey to get rid of her weight as “amazing.” Continue reading
*From the M.I.C. to the big and small screen to … Broadway?!
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