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  • Tommie Rae Hynie Brown Is James Brown’s Widow, SC Judge Says

    Jan 27, 15 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *Tommie Rae Hynie Brown is the widow of James Brown, according to a South Carolina judge. The New York Times ArtsBeat reports that the Godfather of Soul’s wife could be entitled to a share of Brown’s estate, which is valued to be as much as much as $100 million by some estimates, if Judge Doyet […]

  • Oyelowo, Thompson, Ejogo, Boseman on W Mag Best Performances List

    Jan 6, 15 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment

    *David Oyelowo, Chadwick Boseman, Tessa Thompson and Carmen Ejogo starred in some of Black Hollywood’s best movies of 2014 and now they’ve made W Magazine‘s 2015 best performances list. For the movie issue, Boseman easily made it onto the list since he’s been on a role playing pop iconic figures. Last year, he made folks get […]

  • ‘Get On Up’ True James Brown Story Goes Digital

    Dec 6, 14 by Way to Blue 1 Comment

    *Universal City, California – Pioneering American music icon James Brown goes from rags to rhythm-and-blues royalty in “Get On Up,” a spectacular portrait of the life of the charismatic performer, debuting on Digital HD on December 9, 2014 and on DVD and Blu-ray™ Combo Pack including Blu-ray™, DVD, and Digital HD with Ultraviolet™ on January 6, 2015 from Universal Pictures […]

  • Rev. Al Sharpton Reveals His Secret to Losing 175 Pounds

    Nov 1, 14 by Qwest7 10 Comments

    *Al Sharpton has come a long way from weighing 305 pounds. At exactly 129.6 pounds, he’s slimmer now and focused on keeping the weight off, despite those who wonder if he’s ill and risking health problems with being 2 pounds above medical “underweight” classification. So what’s the secret to the Rev.’s weight loss? According to […]

  • Chadwick Boseman Becomes Marvel’s Newest Superhero: ‘Black Panther’

    Oct 29, 14 by Qwest7 2 Comments

    *With critically acclaimed portrayals of Jackie Robinson and James Brown, Chadwick Boseman has mastered the art of becoming real life legends. Now, the actor will transition into the Marvel Cinematic Universe with the title role in Marvel’s Studio’s upcoming  “Black Panther” move. News of Boseman’s casting was made on Tuesday by the studio during a […]

  • HBO’s ‘Mr Dynamite’ the Definitive James Brown Documentary? (Trailer)

    Oct 22, 14 by Cherie Saunders 2 Comments

    *Can you even count the number of James Brown specials you’ve seen in your lifetime? On Monday, Oct. 27, HBO will add another one to the mix…and it just might be the granddaddy, or rather godfather, of all JB documentaries. To make the case, here’s what HBO’s “Mr. Dynamite: The Rise Of James Brown” has working […]