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  • Arlen Escarpeta Joins Whitney Houston Biopic as Bobby Brown

    Jul 15, 14 by Qwest7 4 Comments


    *Angela Bassett’s Whitney Houston biopic has now found its Bobby Brown. On Monday, the New York Post revealed the first official image of the couple from the film with Yaya Dacosta as Whitney and Belize-born actor Arlen Escarpeta as the late singer’s ex-husband Bobby Brown. The Post’s photo, which is Escarpeta’s first official image from […]

  • Yaya DaCosta Re-creates Whitney Houston’s 1987 ‘Whitney’ Album Cover

    Jul 11, 14 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment


    *YaYa DaCosta is channeling Whitney Houston in the upcoming biopic,  “I Will Always Love You: The Whitney Houston Story.” DaCosta re-created Whitney Houston’s 1987 album cover, “Whitney.” The multi-platinum album produced four number pop hits: “I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me),” “Didn’t We Almost Have It All,” “So Emotional” and “Where Do Broken Hearts Go.” Let’s hope […]

  • Shameful: BET Awards Denied Legendary Photographer Bill Jones Press Credentials

    Jul 11, 14 by Qwest7 5 Comments


    *The BET Awards has often been guilty of many things, but it looks like the annual show may have taken the cake when it denied credentials to legendary photographer Bill Jones. The 83-year-old picture taker, who took his first celebrity pic of Muhammad Ali while serving in the Air Force in the early 1960s, has […]

  • R&B Legend Kashif Directs 10-part Documentary

    Jul 9, 14 by Brooklyn Boy and LaRita Shelby Leave a comment


    *(Hollywood, CA)  – Six-time Grammy nominee Kashif is elevating from writing and producing million-selling hits for himself, Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey and George Benson to pursuing his dream come true of directing the unprecedented 10-part Ken Burns-style documentary “The History of R&B Music And It’s Influence On World Culture.” Maximizing his knowledge and experience as […]

  • Angela Bassett Called B-word by Bobbi Kristina Over Whitney Casting

    Jun 30, 14 by Qwest7 14 Comments


    *Angela Bassett definitely has her work cut out for her as director of Lifetime’s Whitney Houston biopic. Not only is the pressure on to do her late friend justice but also appease fans who are monitoring every aspect of the film. Nevertheless, with all the drama brought on by Houston’s family and fans, Bassett seems […]

  • ‘Happy’ Sells Over 10 Million – Sam Smith Wants to Work with Kendrick Lamar

    Jun 26, 14 by Deron Dalton 4 Comments


    *Pharrell Williams has one of the best selling singles of all time with “Happy.” The Billboard number one hit has exceeded in sales of more than 10 million units worldwide — reaching diamond status. These aren’t the song’s only accomplishments. It has been recognized for awards contention — including the Academy Award nomination for Best […]