Tag Archives: Mary J. Blige

  • NBC Reportedly Close to Signing Beyonce for ‘The Wiz Live’

    Jul 30, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Imagine… Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige and Beyonce – live on NBC. Word has it that the network may soon have three queens in its live production of “The Wiz”, with Queen Bey in talks to join Queen Latifah, the Queen of Hip Hop Soul. According to Billboard, ‘Yonce is “thisclose” to signing on to […]

  • Mary J. Blige, Queen Latifah Join NBC’s ‘The Wiz Live!’

    Jul 29, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *NBC has locked down Queen Latifah and Mary J. Blige for its upcoming live musical adaptation of “The Wiz.” According to EW, Latifah will play the Wiz, who runs Emerald City, while Blige will portray the Wicked Witch of the West. As The Wiz, Latifah plays “the mysterious and powerful wizard who holds the keys […]

  • 2015 Essence Festival Draws Nearly 500,000 Attendees, Thousands More Online

    Jul 8, 15 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *The 2015 Essence Festival emerged as a confirmed success with nearly 500,000 people who were on hand to attend the four-day event, which took place July 2-5 in New Orleans. Attendees were treated to nighttime performances from more than 80 artists, including Kevin Hart, Usher, Mary J. Blige, Missy Elliott, Common and Kendrick Lamar, according […]

  • ‘What Happened, Miss Simone?’ Premieres June 24 in Theaters

    May 8, 15 by EURweb editor/BJ Leave a comment


    *Film Chronicles Nina Simone’s Journey from Child Piano Prodigy to Iconic Musician and Passionate Activist, Told in Her Own Words. “What Happened, Miss Simone?“ The Netflix Original Documentary on music icon Nina Simone from Oscar®-nominated filmmaker Liz Garbus, will premiere in all territories where Netflix is available on Friday, June 26 at 12:01AMPT. Netflix will also […]

  • Jazmine Sullivan Remakes Nina Simone’s ‘Baltimore’ for Netflix Doc (Watch)

    May 7, 15 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *A video for Jazmine Sullivan’s rendition of Nina Simone’s 1978 track “Baltimore” for the Netflix documentary “What Happened Miss Simone?” has hit the Internet. The song appears on a tribute album connected to the film, set to premiere June 26 on the streaming service. Lauryn Hill, Common, Mary J. Blige, Usher, and Simone’s daughter Lisa […]

  • Taraji P. Henson Reveals Lil Kim Request To Guest Star on ‘Empire’

    Apr 29, 15 by Qwest7 3 Comments


    *Looks like Lil’ Kim has her sights set on invading TV’s biggest “Empire.” Chatting with Grazia Magazine, Taraji P. Henson revealed the Queen Bee took to Twitter to send a direct message to her about appearing on the popular Fox show in a guest-starring role. Responding to the message, Henson voiced her approval with a […]